Thom Harmon is the new Senior Director of Development of the Friedman Brian Institute at Mount Sinai Health System and will report directly to Executive Director of Major Gifts, Roshma Azeem.
Thom will be leading a $100M+ campaign effort focusing on neuroscience research, clinical and educational priorities. He will manage a robust major and principal gift portfolio, and engage high level faculty and volunteers. In addition, his team will raise funds for palliative care and rehabilitation.
Thom brings more than 17 years of development experience from healthcare and academic medical institutions, with a focus on major gift and grateful patient fundraising. While at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), he partnered with faculty and board members to establish CHOP’s first disease-based leadership council. Thom then moved on to consultant work as the Vice President of Gobel Philanthropy Group, with a special focus on generating more philanthropic dollars through major gift fundraising. As the Director of Leadership Gifts at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Thom focused primarily on building a model Major Gift program that successfully partnered with over 30 faculty to identify, cultivate and close major gifts. Most recently he served as the Director of Development at Breastcancer.org in Ardmore, PA.
The mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach across its many diverse communities.In accomplishing this complex and challenging mission, the Mount Sinai Health System occupies a near-unique position in the U.S.: the only health care system anchored by a single, top-tier medical school. This creates an extraordinary setting for patients, who can take advantage of outstanding research and clinical care powered by doctors who are drawn to precisely such a setting for their work.