Friday, June 18, 2021

Location: Via Zoom – Video Conference

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Deep Dive – Best Practices Working with Clinicians and Patients (families) within a Grateful Patient/Family Program

Join SCAHD in June to discuss grateful patient efforts, specifically working with clinicians, with an expert panel of proven high performing leaders/gift officers. The panel will discuss the challenges in working with physicians and nurses, how they navigated COVID with success, the new era of virtual donor meetings, aligning need to potential philanthropic opportunities, and much more. These two high achieving successful gift officers/leaders raise seven figures or more each year, so it will be worth your time to learn some of the tricks of the fundraising trade.


Linda Lotz
Chief Development Officer
Oncology at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Linda Lotz is a seasoned, experienced, and successful fundraising professional. Currently serving as the Chief Development Officer for Oncology at Banner/MD Anderson Cancer Center just outside Phoenix, Arizona, Linda has spent her career on the frontline for philanthropy. She currently implements and manages campaigns/strategies for major gifts, annual gifts, corporate, foundation, and planned giving for Banner/MD Anderson. This includes overseeing the massive effort of grateful patient/clinician efforts for Banner/MD Anderson. Previous, Linda served as leader in the fundraising efforts at Seton Healthcare in Texas for nearly a decade, overseeing multiple hospitals philanthropic efforts. Linda is a proud graduate of Baylor University and was amongst the first to graduate from the Lily School of Philanthropy at IUPUI with her certificate of fundraising management.

Cortney DeLotto
Philanthropy Gift Officer
Marian Medical Center

Cortney Delotto is a philanthropy officer for major gifts at Marian Medical Center and Arroyo Grande Hospital. Over the past 3 years at Marian and AG, she has developed a reputation for delivering results by developing a pipeline and successful major gift results ($1M+ annually) from scratch. Doing so has taken significant effort in building deep and impactful relationships with physicians to allow her pipeline to grow into the robust and consistent operation it is today. Prior, Cortney worked at the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Southern California as the Major Gifts Manager, overseeing the major gifts program of multiple Houses. Cortney has also traveled worldwide teaching English, especially so in South Korea of several years. Cortney obtained her bachelor’s degree from Fordham and has a master’s degree from King’s College of London.

This event has been pre-approved for 1.5 CEs from CFRE International.