Jennifer Morthland, CFRE, has been named assistant vice president of advancement for Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, effective Jan. 8, 2024. In this role, Morthland will lead Winship's advancement efforts, fundraising strategy and development team in support of Winship’s mission.
“Jennifer brings extensive experience as an outstanding fundraiser and team leader, and we are excited to welcome her to the role,” says Suresh Ramalingam, MD, Winship's executive director.
“Jennifer has made lasting and impactful contributions in her time here at Emory fundraising for Winship,” says Freddie Marianacci, senior associate vice president for medicine, healthcare and discovery programs with Emory University Advancement and Alumni Engagement. “I am confident that she will continue to excel in her new role and eagerly anticipate celebrating her future accomplishments.”
Morthland has served as Winship's managing director of development since 2018. She joined Emory in 2015 as director of development for Emory University after serving as director of development for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications studies (with a public relations specialization) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Public Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), a certification that recognizes professional excellence and ethical best practices in fundraising.
“I am grateful and honored to continue my work on Winship's fundraising team in this new capacity,” says Morthland. “I have seen firsthand the commitment and passion of Winship's leadership, physicians, researchers and care teams across the cancer center. We have a talented advancement staff and dedicated volunteers, equally committed to supporting the transformative work here at Winship. It is truly an exciting time, and I look forward to building on the momentum and what lies ahead.”