Matthew R. Ghiorsi, MBA

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Matthew has been a member of the GSI team for nearly 15 years. As VP and COO, Matthew holds dual roles within the firm. He provides executive direction for multimillion-dollar capital campaigns, campaign planning studies, philanthropic capacity assessments, as well as development program and board assessments for organizations across the nonprofit sector.

In addition, Matthew develops and executes the firm’s strategy to enhance business development practices; improve executive development and recruitment efforts; expand social media presence; and develop and implement consistent marketing strategies, efficient information technology systems, and overall improved firm-wide processes for policy and procedure. Matthew also leads REACH, GSI’s Data Analytics Division, which provides philanthropic market capacity assessments, donor data modeling and prospect research.

He has worked with hospitals and healthcare systems, hospices, independent secondary and higher education, and social service organizations, including Intermountain Healthcare (UT), St. Peter’s Health Partners (NY), Elliot Health System (NH), Dignity Health (now CommonSpirit) (CA), UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation (CO), Bozeman Health (MT), Care New England (RI), Providence St. Joseph Health (WA), Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation (NJ), Nathan Littauer Hospital (NY), Hospice of Lancaster County (PA), Hudson Valley Hospice (NY), County College of Morris (NJ), The Craig School (NJ), National Student Nurses Association (NY), Jawonio, Inc. (NY), Zoo Miami Foundation (FL), and many others.

Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of his local library in Dobbs Ferry, NY, where he lives with his wife, Melissa, and their two children, Ross and Ella. He is an avid endurance athlete and has completed marathons, 30-hour adventure races and the Ironman in Cozumel, Mexico.