Sandy Martin is responsible for managing and expanding all fundraising activities for Living Beyond Breast Cancer, including, institutional giving, direct mail, special events, corporate partnerships, major gifts, and planned giving. As a member of the senior leadership team the VP of advancement participates in setting strategic direction and building internal and external capacity by aligning resources to advance the vision and mission of LBBC.
"LBBC’s dedication and commitment to helping women and families affected by breast cancer make it a very exciting and special place to work," she says. "I feel honored to be working with LBBC's committed staff and contributing to such a meaningful cause."
Prior to joining the LBBC team in March 2009, Sandy was an independent fundraising consultant for various nonprofit organizations. With over 20 years of experience in all aspects of nonprofit development, publications and organizational management, she helped her clients improve fundraising potential through direct mail, donor cultivation, events, grant writing and print materials.
Before establishing Martin Consulting, Sandy was the vice president of development with People's Emergency Center—one of Philadelphia largest social service agencies—where she oversaw all fundraising and marketing activities, government contracts, direct mail, contract compliance and volunteers. She created a series of annual fundraising events and increased corporate support through event sponsorships. She also oversaw the design of a new corporate image through the development of new print materials and redesigned website.
Sandy has three children and lives in suburban Philadelphia very near her two grandchildren.