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CATHY R. SHEFFIELD, CAP®, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

VICE PRESIDENT
  • Texas Christian University, MBA, 2010

  • North Dakota State University, B.S., Political Science, 1992

  • Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®)
  • Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CSPG)
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE)

Memberships & Associations

  • National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (NACGP), Past Chair and Board Member
  • NACGP Leadership Institute
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals – Fort Worth Metro Chapter, President-Elect
  • American Council of Gift Annuities
  • Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
  • Charitable IRA Initiative
  • Lone Star Council of CGP, Past President
  • North Texas Council of CGP
  • Fellow in Charitable Estate Planning (FCEP), Charitable Estate Planning Institute
  • National Conference on Philanthropic Planned, Chair, 2015

Experience

  • Baylor Scott & White Health, All Saints Health Foundation, Executive Director, 2013-2017
  • Texas Health Resources Foundation, Director of Gift Planning, 2007-2013

  • Cook Children’s Health Foundation, Senior Director of Development, 2005-2007

  • Texas Christian University, Director of Gift Planning, 1998-2005

CATHY R. SHEFFIELD, CAP®, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP

VICE PRESIDENT

Cathy brings more than 25 years of nonprofit experience, with an emphasis in healthcare and higher education major and planned gifts and foundation administration.  When you meet Cathy, you will recognize her passion for her work and appreciate her collaborative method for achieving results for both individuals and nonprofit organizations alike!   

Cathy has been quoted in The NonProfit Times and was a contributing advisor in The Advisory Board Company’s 2008 Published Report titled, “Leaving a Legacy: Realizing the Potential of Planned Giving in Development Strategy.” Cathy is a frequently requested presenter and travels nationally to speak to local fundraising associations, planned giving, and estate planning roundtables and councils. 

Cathy is involved with numerous professional associations, both locally and nationally.  In 2015, Cathy was honored by the Fort Worth Metro Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals with The Ben Franklin Award for the Outstanding Professional Fundraising Executive.  

Cathy is committed to improving the lives of those around her.  In her personal life, Cathy serves on the board of directors for Total K.O. Boxing Club, an organization dedicated to improving the self-esteem, academic achievement, and wellness of low-income girls through non-contact boxing in a safe, clean, positive training environment.  Cathy is a board member, past-president, and volunteer for Camp Sanguinity, a camp for children with cancer and blood disorders.  Cathy is also a board member of NewDay Services for Children and Families an organization that impacts children’s lives by empowering their parents–offering them hope and inspiration through practical tools and life coaching.  

Cathy is married to Scott and together they enjoy traveling and spending time with their grandson, Mason.