Theresa Leinker brings 16 years of experience in fundraising and marketing to her work for Schultz & Williams. She has served on both the agency and client side of nonprofit organizations.

Theresa spent a decade at Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation, the fundraising arm for the nation’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, based in New Brunswick, NJ. There, she served in leadership roles in development, strategic planning, communications and cause-related marketing.

Theresa joined the Schultz & Williams team in 2013. In her work for the firm, she specializes in providing expert development and marketing strategies, campaign counsel and temporary support for clients through S&W StaffSolutions™. Clients include the Hepatitis B Foundation / Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, Children’s Hospital Foundation (Washington, D.C.), Cornell Lab of Ornithology (Ithaca, NY), Council for Relationships, Girard College, World Affairs Council, Lancaster Farmland Trust (Lancaster, PA), MetroHealth (Cleveland, OH), Cardiovascular Research Foundation (New York, NY), Academy of Notre Dame de Namur (Villanova, PA), Philadelphia Education Fund and the Public Interest Law Center.

Theresa holds a bachelor’s degree in English and economics from Muhlenberg College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University. She serves as adjunct faculty in the Social Enterprise Practicum in the MBA program at Villanova. Her passion is helping nonprofits grow through the intersection of development and marketing disciplines.



Special Content: The Roadmap to Recovery

As nonprofits everywhere face unprecedented challenges, S&W is stepping forward to help—working on rapid response strategies with our clients, curating resources for easy access, offering answers from our expert team, and bringing people together from across the nonprofit world to share ideas. The point, as we say, is Powering Missions That Matter—now at the moment they matter most.

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