Jon Fitzgerald

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Jon Fitzgerald

Executive Director of Development, Geisel School of Medicine

Jon Fitzgerald joined Dartmouth College in April 2021 as Executive Director of Development for the Geisel School of Medicine. He is a senior level fundraising and communications executive with more than 25 years of experience in building development and external relations programs at several prestigious academic, medical, and higher education institutions. With a proven track record of developing successful solicitation strategies for seven-, eight-, and nine-figure gifts, he has led teams that raised more than $830 million to support capital, program, research, and endowment needs. He also secured a leadership gift of $50 million to name Nationwide Children's Hospital and led the rebranding. Jon possesses a strong strategic and tactical background with the ability to build productive relationships across all levels of an organization and its constituencies.