Erin Hickey

UC San Francisco has named Erin Hickey, a profitable fundraiser with a enthusiasm for wellbeing care, as vice chancellor of College Advancement and Alumni Relations (UDAR) after a nationwide research.

All through her 20-calendar year fundraising job, Hickey has secured tens of millions of dollars in commitments from some of the nation’s prime donors in philanthropy. Prior to becoming a member of UCSF, she served as a expert with CCS Fundraising, the greatest fundraising consulting agency in the US that partners with nonprofit businesses.

At UCSF, Hickey was component of the UDAR management workforce that elevated $6.2 billion all through UCSF: The Marketing campaign – the greatest capital campaign in UCSF’s record – surpassing its target by nearly 24 per cent. Formerly, Hickey served direct fundraising assignments for the design of several structures at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, which includes UCSF Benioff Children’s Medical center San Francisco, Betty Irene Moore Women’s Hospital, and the Ron Conway Spouse and children Gateway Healthcare Creating.

In 2018, Hickey was named amongst the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 40 Less than 40 for leadership in fundraising. When asked why she selected to make a profession in well being treatment philanthropy, Hickey responded, “I often feel of philanthropy as the critical to unlocking probable. New cures, new discoveries, new leaders, and new methods of bettering and conserving lives. The pebble in the pond analogy is so solid: one discovery in a single lab, funded by a person donor, can profoundly affect innumerable life.”

Hickey succeeds Jennifer Arnett, who served as vice chancellor of UDAR from January 2018 to Oct 2021. On Arnett’s departure, Hickey was tapped to provide as interim vice chancellor overseeing a crew of about 230 staff in UDAR. She at the moment potential customers fundraising efforts for two major UCSF priorities – the revitalization of UCSF’s oldest campus at Parnassus Heights and the design of a new clinic at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland and performs carefully with the UDAR team in securing principal presents and grants for research courses and college.

I constantly consider of philanthropy as the vital to unlocking potential. New cures, new discoveries, new leaders, and new approaches of bettering and saving lives.

Erin Hickey, Vice Chancellor of University Progress and Alumni Relations

“Erin has been a champion of UCSF’s community mission, inspiring donors to see how their contributions can transform human health and fitness for generations to come,” explained UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS. “She is perfectly positioned to guide us as we go on to cultivate new and present donors to assist jobs and courses that will progress overall health and science and finally make improvements to and help save lives.”

The breadth and depth of Hickey’s expertise is important to the good results of existing fundraising initiatives to raise an more $1 billion for the Parnassus Heights campus revitalization and $350 million for a new children’s medical center in Oakland.

As vice chancellor for UDAR and main fundraising officer, Hickey will report specifically to the Chancellor to garner philanthropic assist in partnership with colleagues across UCSF Wellbeing, the four colleges of dentistry, drugs, nursing and pharmacy, and the Graduate Division.

Hickey also will serve as the vice president of the UCSF Basis, an ex-officio member of the UCSF Expenditure Corporation, and a member of the UCSF Overall health Govt Council and Benioff Children’s Hospital Board. She also will companion with the chair of the Board of Directors and Board management to progress UCSF’s enhancement targets and leverage volunteer skills to the profit of UCSF.

Hickey joined UCSF in 2007 as the direct guide and marketing campaign supervisor for a fundraising marketing campaign exceeding $500 million for the UCSF Health-related Middle at Mission Bay. She was appointed as the assistant vice chancellor, Children’s Wellbeing at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in February 2016 when she aided speed up fundraising for courses and exploration for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Beneath her route, the children’s health company has amplified its annual fundraising income by additional than 20%. She was appointed associate vice chancellor in 2021.

Hickey is a founding member of UDAR’s variety, equity and inclusion committee and initiated an inside activity force to address microaggressions.

She acquired her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Oregon.