Kathy has 25 years of experience working with small to mid-size organizations, with 15 years of experience focused on healthcare philanthropy. She excels at working with boards, staff, and volunteers of mission-driven organizations to deliver strategic objectives from concept to implementation. Kathy provides a global and strategic perspective to development professionals with regards to fundraising best practices, donor privacy, stewardship, and transparency and accountability. Prior to joining TGC, Kathy worked as the Chief Strategic Officer for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. She was instrumental in educating US lawmakers to remove language detrimental to the fundraising industry from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). She has been a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASEA) for 10 years and earned her CAE in 2009. She was a member of the Public Policy Committee of the Independent Sector from 2013-2015. She has written articles on critical success factors in health care philanthropy and served as an editor for the AHP Standards Manual for Reporting and Communicating Effectiveness in Health Care Philanthropy and Expanding the Role of Philanthropy in Health Care: New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising.