Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST

Chief Philanthropy Officer and President, Inova Health Foundation

Sage BolteSage Bolte is Chief Philanthropy Officer and President of the Inova Health Foundation. She joined Inova 15 years ago as an oncology counselor and most recently served as Executive Director of Life with Cancer and Patient Experience for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She is known nationally for her work in sexual health and cancer and is respected as a leader in the field of oncology social work.

As Chief Philanthropy Officer, she works closely with the Board of Trustees, staff, volunteers, and donors to achieve Inova’s goals, institutionalize best practices, and establish a culture of philanthropy across the entire organization. She also oversees development strategies, including major and planned gifts, events, and foundation and corporate giving.

Sage received her bachelor’s degree in both psychology and social work at Hope College, in Holland, Michigan, and later continued her studies at the University of Michigan, where she received her master’s degree in social work. She received the American Cancer Society’s Doctoral Training Grant in 2008 and obtained her PhD in social work from The National School of Social Services at the Catholic University of America in 2010.


Gabe Aquino

Manager, Digital Content

Amalia Arbulu

Director, Data and Gift Administration

Barbara Beard

Finance Manager, Budget & Planning

Patricia Bowen

Senior Philanthropy Officer

Kara Burke

Director, Special Events

Emily Chuma

Philanthropy Officer

April Cleary

Manager, Donor Stewardship

Megan Cooke

Associate Director Philanthropy

Katie Coyle

Senior Director Philanthropy
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Leslie Cronen

Manager, Prospect Research

Shelby Davies-Sekle

Development Manager, Special Events

Cristina De La Rosa

Executive Assistant

Janet Filip

Executive Director, Neuro, Ortho, Women’s Philanthropy
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

Megan Jenkins

Philanthropy Specialist

Jeff Johnson

Senior Director Philanthropy, Annual Fund

Kerri Kilbane

Director, Donor Stewardship

Nicole Kinard

Sr. Director of Donor Relations and Special Events

Meagan Kleess

Development Manager, Special Events

Kirstin McArthur

Philanthropy Director
Inova Children’s Hospital

Melissa McCracken

Assistant Vice President, Donor Relations and Communication

Jennifer McGihon

Executive Director
Inova Alexandria Hospital
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Tania McHale

Executive Assistant

Kristen Moore

Philanthropy Specialist

Paige Moses

AVP, Operations & Finance

Mary Myers

Senior Director, Philanthropy
Inova Heart & Vascular
Nursing

Steven Norris

AVP, Philanthropy

Lori Powell

Manager, Donor Stewardship

Suzy Quinn

Executive Director Philanthropy
Inova Loudoun Hospital

Kari Reed

Director, Philanthropy
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Amy Richards

Executive Director
Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Patrick Roemer

Philanthropy Officer

Laura Simpkins

Director, Prospect Strategy & Management

Anna Smith

Director, Strategic Communications

Assyatou Sow

Finance Manager, Use of Funds

Taylor Tomczyk

Philanthropy Specialist

Sandra White

Manager, Gift Processing

Thasia Williams

Development Specialist, Gift Processing

Lindsay Wright

Associate Director Philanthropy

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