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Philanthropy Team

Jenny Coldiron

Vice President of Philanthropy and Marketing

Jenny oversees all philanthropy, marketing, and communications at GBMC, working closely with organizational leadership and key stakeholders to support GBMC HealthCare’s mission and guide the progress of The Promise Project.

Rachel Ladenson

Senior Director of Development

Rachel works with grateful patients and other individuals who wish to make a significant commitment to The Promise Project. She is pleased to collaborate with donors to identify meaningful recognition opportunities that will publicly display their commitment and GBMC’s lasting gratitude.

John C. Jeppi, MBA, MSB

Senior Director of Principal Gifts

John manages GBMC’s planned giving program to help loyal supporters who are interested in making gifts to the institution, particularly more complex gifts through their estate plans, trusts, and gifts of closely held stock and real estate.

Kate Thorne

Director of Philanthropic Engagement

Kate focuses on garnering support from private foundations (independent, family, and corporate) whose priorities align with those of The Promise Project and GBMC HealthCare. Kate also seeks grants from government sources when applicable and strives to build partnerships that reflect the priorities of each funder and the areas of greatest need for the health system.

Maureen McNeill

Director of Major Gifts

Maureen is dedicated to securing gifts in support of the Sandra R. Berman Pavilion, as well as raising additional funds to endow the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute.

Morgan Varley

Director of the Annual Fund

Morgan works closely with corporate partners to secure support for special events that raise awareness and funds for specific programs across the healthcare system. Additionally, she manages annual fund giving through outreach to community donors, employees, and volunteers.