Lee A. Williamson, MBA
As a former executive with Ghiorsi & Sorrenti we are delighted to welcome back Lee Williamson who has returned to GSI initially in an “Of Counsel” role and now as a Vice President of the firm.
Prior to re-joining GSI, Lee was the Director of Principal Gift and Campaigns with the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, where she led strategic funding campaigns and managed major gifts. Among her most notable accomplishments, Lee successfully led a campaign that exceeded goal over 36-months, raising $40.3M through principal and major gift relationship development, targeted communications, donor relations, research, and special events.
Prior to her achievements there, Lee spent four years with GSI in a senior executive capacity where she directed the planning and execution of comprehensive and capital campaigns for clients with over $300M in collective goals. In this capacity, Lee was responsible for partnering with the highest levels of organizational leadership to develop, plan and execute transformational campaigns.
Lee’s earlier career experience includes Director roles with Rutgers University Foundation and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra with accountability for national and global corporate and foundation portfolios and management of high-net-worth donors in support of major institutional initiatives.
All of Lee’s experience measures up to a distinguished career as an accomplished not-for-profit leader with impressive strategic vision in the areas of campaign management, fundraising consulting, capacity building and community engagement for organizations in diverse sectors including healthcare, independent schools and higher education, human services and the arts But she has not stopped there…in addition to her professional success, Lee holds multiple industry affiliations, including PEO Member of the Women’s Philanthropic Educational Organization, membership in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and former Board of Director member, Alfre, Inc. dba Mrs. Wilson’s House.
Lee holds an Executive MBA from Rutgers Business School, a Master of Music from Louisiana State University, and a Bachelor of Music from Boston University.