Victoria Miles is the interim director for the Foundation. Victoria manages the major gift fundraising team for the First Hill campus, including the Swedish Cancer Institute, Women & Infants and Pediatrics. Victoria also manages fundraising for the Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah campuses and directs the Foundation’s corporate giving program.
Prior to joining Swedish, she served as a director of development at Washington State University and was involved in their $1 billion fundraising campaign. She brings more than 15 years of fundraising and development experience and also held fundraising positions at Overlake Hospital and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Victoria is a Seattle native and earned her bachelor's degree in Communication from Washington State University.
Assistant Director, Major Gifts
Jennifer Blume is an assistant director of major gifts at the Foundation. In this role, Jennifer is the lead fundraiser for the Women & Infants and Pediatrics programs, as well as the Swedish/Ballard campus. She brings more than 18 years of fundraising and development experience to Swedish, having served most recently as development director at Wonderland Developmental Center. She has also held previous development positions at the Parkinson’s Project, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Seattle Children’s Hospital. A native Seattleite, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.
Learn more about Women & Infants programs.
Assistant Director, Major Gifts
Colleen Bromen is an assistant director of major gifts for the Foundation. In this role, Colleen’s primary focus is to secure support for the Swedish Neuroscience Institute.
Colleen earned her master’s degree in public administration at Seattle University and her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Gonzaga University. A Seattle native, Colleen has nearly a decade of experience in the local nonprofit sector, including service on the boards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Washington Chapter, Central Youth & Family Services and Therapeutic Health Services. Prior to joining the Foundation team in 2010, Colleen was associate director of major gifts & planned giving at the YWCA of Seattle | King | Snohomish.
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Director, Special Events
Arden Tellini Hofler is the director of special events for the Foundation, and is responsible for the oversight and execution of the Foundation's fundraising events.
Arden brings more than 15 years of experience with fundraising and special events to Swedish. Previously she has served in several fundraising and event planning roles with SH Worldwide (formerly known as Seattle VIP Services), Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and Four Winds * Westward Ho Camp. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from Dickinson College and her master’s degree in tourism administration from George Washington University.
Assistant Director, Major Gifts
Maggie Keelan is an assistant director of major gifts for the Foundation. In this role, she is the lead fundraiser for the Swedish/Edmonds campus.
Maggie was most recently the director of annual giving at Seattle University where she raised $2.4 million annually from alumni and friends of the university. Prior to her work at Seattle University, Maggie was a major gifts officer at Boston University’s School of Theology. In this role, Maggie was instrumental in the school’s $25-million fundraising campaign as a part of the university's overall campaign. Maggie earned her bachelor's degree in writing and rhetoric from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, and her master's degree in Theological Studies, Religion and Conflict Transformation from Boston University. In addition, Maggie has been a professional harpist since 1995.
Director, Planned Giving
Andrea King is the director of planned giving for the Foundation. Andrea works with individuals and their professional advisors to support Swedish Medical Center’s mission through legacy giving, including bequests, trusts, gift annuities, life insurance, and other types of estate gifts. Andrea manages the Swedish Legacy Partners program to promote planned giving and provide gift planning information to benefactors.
Andrea most recently worked as the associate director for planned giving at Seattle University. Previously, she has served as associate director of development for University of Washington (UW) Medicine and in several development roles at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She received her bachelor's degree in history from Cornell University and her master's degree in non-profit administration from Golden Gate University.
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Director, Development Services
Tracie Lievense is the director of development services for the Foundation. In her role, Tracie manages a team that performs a range of functions for the Foundation including annual giving, stewardship, benefit delivery, gift processing, finance, research, and web development. Her primary duties also include donor database management.
After earning a bachelor’s degree from Whitworth University, Tracie was a full-time AmeriCorps volunteer working in inner-city Chicago. After returning to Seattle, Tracie began her non-profit operations career with the Girl Scouts and later moved to The American Red Cross. She has been working in Development Services at the Foundation since 2008.
Director, Major Gifts & Corporate Relations
Gregory Malcolm is director of major gifts and corporate relations for the Foundation. In this role, Gregory directs the corporate philanthropy program for the Foundation and is the lead fundraiser for the Swedish Issaquah campus.
For 12 years, Gregory held executive leadership and fundraising positions at Encompass, a non-profit organization with programs in Issaquah, the Snoqualmie Valley and greater Eastside. In his six years as executive director, he led the organization through dynamic growth in fundraising and programming. He was also the first director of development for Encompass. He embarked on his career in fundraising in 1998 as a development manager at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He earned his master’s degree in communication science from the University of Salzburg in Austria.
Assistant Director, Special Events
Shilo Markegard is the assistant director of special events. In this role, Shilo works in conjunction with the director of special events on the Foundation's fundraising events. In Shilo’s most recent role, she was the Campaign operations manager and was responsible for coordinating and implementing all aspects of The Campaign for Swedish, the health-care system’s seven-year, $100 million fundraising campaign – the largest in its history.
Shilo earned a Business Administration degree from the University of Montana and has worked in the health care field for more than 16 years. She began her career at Swedish as the Rehabilitation Department’s business office manager, and joined the Foundation in 2004.
Shelley Matthews is the executive assistant at the Foundation. In this role, Shelley is responsible for providing high-level support to the president of the Foundation and Swedish Health Services' chief development officer, and Foundation vice presidents. She also provides additional administrative support to the Foundation team and manages the Philanthropy At Work program.
Shelley earned her Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University and has worked in the health care field for more than 15 years. Prior to joining the Foundation, Shelley supported the Swedish Neuroscience Institute administrative leadership.
Art Program Manager
Kathleen Moles is the art program manager at the Foundation and is responsible for overseeing the art in public areas of the seven campuses. To help promote the art of healing, Kathleen works with the Swedish Art Committee to manage the donations, gifts to the Art Endowment Fund, and acquisitions made possible by remodel or construction.
Prior to joining Swedish, Kathleen served as curator at the Museum of Northwest Art, and she brings more than 20 years of experience in arts administration and collections care to her current role. She earned her bachelor’s degrees from Columbia University and the University of Washington, and her master’s degree from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts.
Assistant Director, Major Gifts
Lauren Moore is an assistant director of major gifts for the Foundation. In this role, she works to secure support for the Swedish Cancer Institute.
A native Seattleite, Lauren earned her bachelor's degree from Occidental College and is a graduate of the University of Washington’s Fundraising Management Certificate program. Prior to joining the Foundation, Lauren held fundraising roles at Pacific Science Center and the University of Washington and also served in Ukraine with the United States Peace Corps. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Washington board as Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion as well as on the advisory board for the University of Washington Fundraising Management Certificate program.
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Jennifer T. Nolte is the stewardship manager for the Foundation. In this role Jennifer is responsible for the management of donor services programs and works closely with major gift officers, the assistant director of annual giving, the annual giving and gift clubs manager and the director of development services to implement donor recognition and benefit delivery for all donor levels.
Jennifer has more than twelve years of event-planning and donor stewardship experience with non-profit organizations. She received her bachelor's degree from Southern Oregon University.
Assistant Director, Development Communications & Stellar Club Stewardship
Kristen Grey Sanders is the assistant director of development communications and Stellar Club stewardship. In her role, she serves as the point person for all communications from the Foundation. Kristen also participates in program development, marketing, and stewardship of donors making leadership gifts to the Foundation’s Stellar Club.
Joining the Foundation in 2014, Kristen brings a deep knowledge of nonprofit communications and event planning experience after 14 years with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Kristen’s a Northwest native and earned her bachelor’s degree from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.
Assistant Director, Major Gifts
Samantha Vanover is an assistant director of major gifts for the Foundation. In this role, Samantha’s primary focus is to secure philanthropic support for the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute.
Samantha earned her bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her most recent experience was on the Management Team of Cameron-Brooks, a recruiting firm that helps transition successful Junior Military Officers into private sector roles with Fortune 500 companies. Prior to that, Samantha spent more than five years as an assistant director on the development staff at the Cleveland Clinic, where she secured major gifts for the Clinic’s Heart & Vascular Institute. During this time, she worked closely with patients, physicians and prospective donors to raise funds for the institute’s capital campaign.
Learn more about the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute.
Matthew Vivion is the web manager for the Foundation, where he manages swedishfoundation.org, campaignforswedish.org, swedishtributegifts.org, summerun.org, braincancerwalk.org, and a variety of other online efforts.
Matthew previously worked at the Washington National Primate Research Center, where he managed the public website, staff intranet and conference websites. Before that, he worked as a public information specialist for the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering departments at the University of Washington College of Engineering. He also worked for The Seattle Public Library during the Libraries for All capital campaign, a $290 million project to build and renew the city library system. He earned his bachelor's degree in English and minor in screenwriting from the University of California, Riverside.
Manager, Annual Giving
Breanna Weeks is the annual giving manager for the Foundation. Breanna's main responsibilities include working with annual donors as well as managing the gift clubs, direct mail, Employee Fund Drive, and Honor Your Caregiver programs.
Breanna brings a decade of fundraising experience beginning with the American Cancer Society and most recently with Children’s Hospital of Orange County, where she led the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals program. A native Tucsonan, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.