Director of Major Gifts Named for Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation


JULY 7, 2017

Patrick McQuillan has been named Director of Major Gifts for Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation (SMHF).

“Patrick brings a strong fundraising background to our Foundation and we are delighted to have him as part of our team,” said SMHF President Mason Ayres. “His experience will be instrumental in helping us continue to cultivate strong relationships in the community.”

Mr. McQuillan has an extensive background in not-for-profit fundraising. Prior to joining the Foundation, Mr. McQuillan was the director of development for NCH, Healthcare Foundation, responsible for lifting the philanthropic support of the local community hospital. He has also served as the director of development and special initiatives at The Boys & Girls Club in Naples, FL. Prior to entering the not-for-profit sector he worked on a number of different political fundraising campaigns on congressional and federal levels.

As Director of Development for SMHF, Mr. McQuillan will be responsible for engaging the community to support the philanthropic mission of the Healthcare Foundation.

Mr. McQuillan is an active member with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Association of Healthcare Professionals (AHP). He has volunteered with a number of different organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and the Humane Society of Naples.


Patrick McQuillan

Mr. McQuillan received his BS degree in Education from Florida State University in Tallahassee, and holds a MS degree in Public Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.

About Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Inc. is an independent charitable organization working with Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System and others to improve the delivery of world-class healthcare throughout our community. Since 1976, the Foundation has provided support for patient care, research, education, state-of-the-art medical technology and facilities. For more information visit

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