Anna Jaques Hospital announced that Mary Williamson will assume the role of executive director of the Anna Jaques Hospital Community Health Foundation, effective May 21, 2018.
As executive director, Williamson brings more than 25 years of well-rounded management and fundraising experience grounded in relationship and community building. Her multi-faceted expertise will advance the philanthropic activities that support the sustainability and strategic initiatives of Anna Jaques Hospital. Throughout her career, Williamson has had hands-on experience with development activities across membership, annual giving campaigns, capital campaigns, corporate sponsorship, special programs and events, grant writing, and major donor cultivation and solicitation.
“We are so fortunate to have a leader of Mary’s caliber whose significant development track record and personal commitment to our community will provide an innovative approach and passionate support to the Anna Jaques Hospital Community Foundation,” says Mark Goldstein, president and CEO.
Williamson joins Anna Jaques from Essex County Greenbelt Association, a regional non-profit land trust, where she has held the position of Director of Development and Community Engagement since 2011. In that role, she was responsible for development strategy and creating and implementing work plans to assure that the organization’s goals were met in all areas of financial support. Under Mary’s leadership, Greenbelt’s completed a five-year capital campaign and grew its membership. Williamson’s success in revitalizing and creating programs and initiatives has significantly improved the fundraising and advancement functions at several organizations.
Williamson has lived in the area for 25 years and is a well-respected community leader with deep connections in the Greater Newburyport area and across Essex County, and has been a committed volunteer and philanthropist for local organizations. She is a graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and international relations. She resides in Salisbury.