PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has chosen Monica Taylor Lotty as its new executive vice president and chief development officer (CDO), following an extensive national search. Ms. Taylor Lotty, 49, will assume her new duties this fall. She currently serves as vice president for development and alumni relations at the University of Delaware.
"The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, as a not-for-profit institution, depends greatly on the generosity of our donors to be able to continue the good work that we do for children and their families," said Madeline Bell, CHOP's president and chief executive officer. "Monica brings extensive experience to this important position and I am very pleased that she has agreed to dedicate herself to helping CHOP achieve its mission."
Ms. Taylor Lotty comes to CHOP with more than 20 years of fundraising experience, including developing, leading and executing the strategic vision for several comprehensive campaigns. Most recently, she was vice president for Development & Alumni Relations at the University of Delaware, where she led the institution's multimillion-dollar fundraising efforts and advancement operations during her tenure. Prior to joining the University of Delaware, she served as executive director of External Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School where she managed the overall direction and strategy for development initiatives and alumni engagement.
She has a Juris Doctor from The James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University and undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and is a native of the Philadelphia area.
About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 535-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit http://www.chop.edu.
Contact: George Bochanski
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Phone: (267) 426-6080
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