Deborah Announces New Director of Major Gifts
BROWNS MILLS, NJ (April 25, 2009) – Jay S. Hadley, Chief Operating Officer of the Deborah Hospital Foundation, has announced the appointment of Jerry Murphy of Sea Girt as Director of Major Gifts.
“We are excited about Jerry joining our staff,” said Hadley. “He brings with him a wealth of fundraising experience in the hospital and medical field.”
Murphy joins Deborah from his previous position as Director of Institutional Advancement at Caldwell College. While there, he implemented a $15 million capital campaign during the college’s expansion initiative and managed the operations and budget of corporate relations as well as alumni, foundation, and major gift giving.
Murphy received a B.A. in Communications from Seton Hall University in 1983 and began his early career with the Community Counseling Service Co., Inc, a prominent international fundraising consulting firm. He directed the capital campaigns for a variety of non-profit organizations, such as the Black Catholic Congress, The United Church of Christ, Bangor YMCA, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Archdiocese of New York and Philadelphia, and Child’s Hospital of Albany, New York, raising a total of more than $77 million.
In addition, Murphy served as the Vice President of Ghiorsi & Sorrenti Inc., a full-service fundraising and public relations consulting firm, in Woodcliff Lake, and as the Director of Institutional Campaigns for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick...
“Deborah has a long history of excellent patient care and has established a legacy of strong volunteerism and philanthropy which is the driving force behind the mission of the Center,” said Murphy. “I look forward to making a contribution and working with these dedicated volunteers.”
# # #
Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ is a 139-bed teaching hospital that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired heart, lung and vascular diseases in adults, as well as providing outpatient cardiology services for children. For more information visit www.deborah.org