Patricia Voigt rejoined the Schultz & Williams team after serving from 2011-2014 as the capital campaign director at The Agnes Irwin School and completing the School’s successful $40 million campaign. Pat offers clients the benefit of her experience in capital campaign, major gift and annual fundraising as well as strategies for working with Board and development committees.
Since 2004, she has counseled over 35 independent school clients and other nonprofit organizations to plan and implement capital campaigns, facilitate major gift fundraising, and advise staff and Boards on creating a philanthropic culture for their institutions. Pat’s recent school clients include: The Agnes Irwin School, Academy of Notre Dame de Namur, Church Farm School, Germantown Friends School, The Miquon School, Montgomery School, Mount St. Joseph Academy, The Potomac School, St. Joe’s Prep, Solebury School, Tatnall School and Wilmington Friends School.
Although her expertise is focused on independent schools, Pat has also consulted for St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Church of the Redeemer, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and Episcopal Community Services. She developed fundraising plans for Allens Lane Art Center, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Heritage Conservancy, Need in Deed and the Whitemarsh Foundation.
Pat was director of admissions, director of development and public relations and, for 14 years, director of external affairs at Springside School, overseeing admissions, development, major gifts, planned gifts, alumnae, special events and public relations, providing expertise on leadership, governance and enrollment management. She successfully headed three capital campaigns at Springside, the last one for $25 million. Prior to her work at Springside, Pat was assistant dean of admissions at Dickinson College and director of college guidance for The Shipley School.
Pat served as president of the Board of ADVIS (Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools) and has been a presenter at numerous local and national conferences on development and admissions for CASE, NAIS, SSATB, The National Coalition of Girls’ Schools and the Penn Summer Leadership Institute. Pat graduated from Dickinson College, received a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Villanova University and completed graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.