Vice President of Development
As Vice President for Development, Roger Sheffield is the architect of the Building Sanctuary | Rebuilding Lives campaign – funding a significant portion of the new West Springs Hospital. Additionally, he is responsible for creating and implementing a vibrant annual fundraising program which will provide long-term annual philanthropic support of all the operations of Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital. Roger’s career spans over 25 years and encompasses four comprehensive campaigns totaling nearly $250 million.
Previously, Roger has served as the CEO of the Colorado Mountain College Foundation, vice president and chief advancement officer for IES Abroad and Doane College, director of development for Lawrence University and director of annual and special gifts and leadership gifts officer for The Colorado College during their $103 million campaign. While at Citi Smith Barney, he provided, and continues to provide on a pro-bono basis, philanthropic advisement services and family legacy advice to high net worth philanthropists.
Roger holds a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science in political science from the University of Nebraska. He previously held a gubernatorial appointment to the Nebraska State Colleges Board of Trustees and served as an advisor to the Nebraska Governor, US Senator and third district US House member on educational issues.
Roger is vice chair of the Colorado Animal Rescue, CARE, board of directors and serves on YouthEntity’s board of directors. He is a consummate explorer, traveling to over 15 countries including trips to his favorites, Egypt, South Africa and Israel.
Contact: Sheryl Howley-Johnson, Donor Relations Administrator