Marin General Hospital Adds New Chief Development Officer, Liz KolcunAccomplished hospital development professional will lead Marin General Hospital’s philanthropy and annual fundraising efforts
GREENBRAE, CA — Marin General Hospital, award-winning independent provider of health care services, appointed Liz Kolcun, an accomplished health care philanthropy professional, to their newly created Chief Development Officer position. In this role, Kolcun will lead all hospital philanthropy and fundraising programs; and will act as the President of the Marin General Hospital Foundation.
“Liz is a fantastic addition to our executive team. We look forward to benefitting from her talents in this newly created C-level position. I am confident that she will have a great impact on the work that our Foundation accomplishes for the benefit of our community and patients,” said Lee Domanico, Chief Executive Officer, Marin General Hospital.
Previously, Kolcun served as Chief Development Officer for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) where she led the philanthropy and annual fundraising programs. At PAMF, she increased the total funds raised annually from $8 million to $23.9 million in 2015, and reduced the cost of funds raised from 31 percent in 2011 to 16 percent in 2015.
“One of my favorite things about my job is working with donors and helping them make their philanthropic dreams come true. There’s nothing more rewarding than helping a donor make the biggest gift of their life and seeing the amazing impact they have on patients. Joining Marin General Hospital is a rare and special opportunity for me to use my skills to make a difference in our patients’ lives and be an integral part of this wonderful and unique community,” said Kolcun.
Earlier in her career, Kolcun managed all aspects of major gifts fund development at California Pacific Medical Center Foundation. Over her 15-year career in health care philanthropy, she has held responsibility for capital campaigns, individual major and principal gifts, planned gifts, grant writing, direct mail, event planning and philanthropy communications. Kolcun is a graduate of University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida.