Executive Director of Development, Geisel School of Medicine
Jon Fitzgerald joined Dartmouth College in April 2021 as Executive Director of Development for the Geisel School of Medicine. He is a senior level fundraising and communications executive with more than 25 years of experience in building development and external relations programs at several prestigious academic, medical, and higher education institutions. With a proven track record of developing successful solicitation strategies for seven-, eight-, and nine-figure gifts, he has led teams that raised more than $830 million to support capital, program, research, and endowment needs. He also secured a leadership gift of $50 million to name Nationwide Children's Hospital and led the rebranding. Jon possesses a strong strategic and tactical background with the ability to build productive relationships across all levels of an organization and its constituencies.