Lorraine del Prado, CSPG, CFRE

Lorraine del Prado joined Thompson & Associates in 2016.   She has been in charitable planning and fund development for more than 25 years.  She has consulted with organizations nationally and has led operations that raised hundreds of millions of dollars in outright and legacy gifts.  In her prior role as Vice President for Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation, she built a legacy planning program that featured 1,500+ legacy society members, 300+ professional advisor volunteers, more than $200 million in realized gifts and more than $400 million in expectancies.  She also served as President of Children’s Hospital & Research Center Foundation at Oakland, a fundraiser at the University of California, Berkeley and Sr. Account Executive at New Boston Group.

Lorraine loves interacting with charitable individuals and guiding and facilitating their philanthropic journey in concert with their professional advisors.  She enjoys mentoring nonprofit professionals on how to inspire greater giving from their constituents and also encourages and helps wealth advisors to incorporate more charitable planning in their practice.

Lorraine is a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CSPG) and a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE).  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Humanities, cum laude, from the University of the Philippines and a master’s degree in English Literature from Boston University. 

In terms of volunteer leadership, Lorraine is President of Leave 10, Board Member of the Seattle Philanthropic Advisors Network and Associate Dean for Planned Giving at the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy’s Madison Institute.  She is also a member of the Purposeful Planning Institute, Washington Women’s Foundation, the Washington Planned Giving Council and the Estate Planning Councils of Seattle and East King County.

Lorraine lives with her husband Tom and their dog Teddy in Mercer Island, Washington.  In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, the opera and symphony performances with her husband; hiking the scenic trails of the Pacific Northwest; visiting her family in the Philippines; and taking Argentine tango lessons.

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