WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NAMES MERRICK RESIDENT LYNN DRUCKER DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Mineola, NY – Winthrop-University Hospital has named Lynn Drucker to the position of Director of Development. Ms. Drucker is responsible for spearheading Winthrop’s fundraising activities in support of the Hospital’s world class patient care programs, medical education and research initiatives as well as its annual giving campaign.
With her broad range of experience in fundraising and managing annual giving campaigns, major gifts initiatives, planned giving and capital campaigns, Ms. Drucker is a welcome addition to Winthrop’s Department of External Affairs & Development.
“I am very pleased to have Lynn on board as a key member of the development team. Her successful track record, fundraising acumen and leadership abilities will be invaluable at this most challenging and exciting time as we embark upon a major capital campaign to build a new Research Institute on the Winthrop campus,” said John P. Broder, Vice President, External Affairs & Development at Winthrop.
Ms. Drucker most recently served as Senior Vice President at Abilities!, where she oversaw all aspects of the development office and external relations including major gift and planned giving, as well as managed the various day-to-day public relations activities of the department. During her tenure at Abilities!, Ms. Drucker led a highly successful corporate and foundation giving program as well as conducted two successful fundraising campaigns, one of which served to transform a medical office into a state-of-the-art medical suite to better meet the needs of the organization’s clients.
Prior to her time at Abilities!, Ms. Drucker served as a Development Officer for the New York University College of Nursing and the Director of Development for the Long Island Fund for Women & Girls. Her fundraising career at these organizations emanated from the time she spent as a Senior Philanthropic Consultant with Levy Philanthropic Counsel, LLC, where she provided management, coordination, training and support for Hospice Care Network’s capital campaign as well as supported the implementation of a development department at Jefferson’s Ferry Life-Care Community.
Ms. Drucker holds a Bachelor of Science degree from York College of Pennsylvania and certification in Professional Studies in Fundraising from New York University. A member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Ms. Drucker is also involved in a number of volunteer initiatives. She serves on the board of directors for the New York State Independent Living Council and is a volunteer fundraiser for Boston Children’s Hospital and Canine Companions for Independence – through which she is also a certified facilitator and a committee member for the organization’s annual Hearts & Heroes Gala.
Ms. Drucker resides in Merrick, NY, with her husband Roy Gold. They have two sons, Jake and Max.
Founded in 1896 as Long Island’s first voluntary hospital, Winthrop-University Hospital is a major healthcare provider with a deep commitment to medical education and research. A regional healthcare resource committed to the dignity and well being of every patient, the Hospital has over a century of experience providing high quality, comprehensive healthcare services. The Hospital has received prestigious accreditations including its New York State (NYS) Regional Perinatal Center (RPC) and the NYS Department of Health-Designated Stroke Center. Additionally, Winthrop-University Hospital is a NYS-designated Regional Trauma Center and its cardiac care services have been consistently recognized by New York State for its quality outcomes.
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