Deborah Winston Callard served as a development officer for the Johns Hopkins Institutions from 1979 through 1994. She directed the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations prior to her appointment as executive director of the Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine in 1988. Callard managed a staff of 48 and a budget of $2.7 million until her retirement in 1994. She and her team increased philanthropy over five years from $34 million to $55 million annually. Callard is the author of a CASE Handbook chapter entitled, “Positioning the Private Research University for Foundation Grants in the Future.” Callard also served as the first director of stewardship at Trinity Church, Copley Square in Boston from 1997 to 2003. She directed the implementation of the successful $53 million Capital Campaign for Trinity, a national historic landmark. At the time, this was one of the largest campaigns of any Episcopal parish in the United States.
Callard received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College and is a graduate of the “Workshop in Organizational Action” at the Center for Creative Leadership in North Carolina.