Hannah Chotiner-Gardner

Hannah Chotiner-Gardner is responsible for the design, articulation, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising strategy that is catalyzing PHR’s global growth.

Since Chotiner-Gardner joined PHR in 2012, PHR has nearly doubled its annual revenue, launched the first fundraising campaign in the organization’s history, and more than doubled the number of annual donors. Chotiner-Gardner has played a key role in increasing support from philanthropic institutions by more than 50 percent and helping PHR achieve new milestones in overall revenue.

A key member of PHR’s senior leadership, Chotiner-Gardner provides data-driven analysis and insights to guide the organization’s ambitious approach to sustaining the long-term financial health of PHR. Under her leadership, the organization has deepened its broad financial support from private foundations, corporations, government agencies, and other global institutions.

In addition to leading and managing PHR’s development department, Chotiner-Gardner contributes to the organization’s ability to form, build, and strengthen its partnerships and programs.

Chotiner-Gardner’s career in fundraising spans 15 years and includes leadership experience in the fields of social justice and global public health. Before joining PHR, Chotiner-Gardner spent five years working with major donors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, in support of an 800 million dollar capital campaign. She has also held management positions at the Boston Rescue Mission and the American Friends Service Committee.

She also brings extensive global experience to PHR, having managed education and teaching initiatives in Ecuador, Ghana, and Namibia.

Chotiner-Gardner holds a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College.

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