Piedmont Foundation Staff

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Chad Wood

Chad Wood

Director of Sustained Giving and E-Philanthropy

Current Responsibilities 
Mr. Wood is Director of Sustained Giving and E-Philanthropy for the Piedmont Healthcare Foundation. In his role, he is responsible for the overall management and delivery of the annual giving strategy and execution for the six hospital system as well as overseeing the Foundation’s communication and marketing strategies.

Prior Experience 
Prior to joining Piedmont, Mr. Wood served as the Director of Annual Giving and Communications at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, where he oversaw the annual campaign and all external communications needs. Mr. Wood was lead consultant and founding partner of Youngwood Media, LLC, an Atlanta-based digital media strategy & design consultancy founded in 2010. In this role, he provided project scoping, mass email, website, and database design and implementation for a large client base of Atlanta-area nonprofits of all sizes.

Mr. Wood also enjoyed an eight-year tenure at Emory University serving in a variety of development positions, most recently as Assistant Director of Annual Giving. Mr. Wood also acted as data & business analyst for the department, managed the public and internal web presences, served on the University-wide website & intranet steering committee, the Oracle database superuser committee, and was lead writer of all solicitations and public copy.

Education, Awards and Community 
A native of Upstate New York, Chad Wood earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Oswego.

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