New Assistant Vice President for Medical Advancement Named

Ann Boyd-Stewart spearheading fundraising efforts at Stony Brook Medicine

Ann Boyd-Stewart, Assistant Vice President of Medical Advancement at Stony Brook Medicine

Ann Boyd-Stewart, Assistant Vice President of Medical Advancement at Stony Brook Medicine

Stony Brook University has named Ann Boyd-Stewart as its Assistant Vice President for Medical Advancement. Boyd-Stewart joined Stony Brook with more than 14 years combined experience in direct fundraising at Chatham University in Pittsburgh and the University of Michigan. She has a proven track record in leading high-performing development programs.

At Stony Brook, Boyd-Stewart leads a Medical Advancement team that includes seven fundraising professionals. She heads up efforts to develop and implement key fundraising strategies, translate organizational priorities into major gift fundraising programs and establish a long term development plan to support continuous growth for Stony Brook Medicine.

“Stony Brook University’s ability to recruit outstanding fundraising professionals like Ann Boyd-Stewart enhances our abilities for meaningful donor engagement and support to advance our healthcare mission,” said Dexter A. Bailey, Senior Vice President of University Advancement. “Ann’s leadership experience undoubtedly makes her an invaluable addition to our team and the community.”

As Vice President of University Advancement for Chatham University, Boyd-Stewart led a team of 16 in taking Chatham’s capital campaign from $40 million to $75 million in just over 20 months during 2012 and 2013.

Boyd-Stewart spent a decade at the University of Michigan, working in various leadership roles, including Chief Development Officer in the School of Natural Resources & Environment, as well as Director of Development in the Departments of Surgery, Otolaryngology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology and the Basic Sciences in the Medical School.

A native of Port Huron, MI, Boyd-Stewart graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and economics. Later, she earned a master’s in Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University.

“It was a tremendous honor to be selected for this position,” Boyd-Stewart said. “Stony Brook is an outstanding university in the midst of tremendous growth. I look forward to contributing to its development.”

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