Chief Development Officer

Elizabeth W. Sirk comes to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia to serve as the organization’s new Chief Development Officer as a seasoned nonprofit professional with nearly 20 years of leadership and development experience in the philanthropic sector in Atlanta.

Elizabeth most recently spent seven years at the Latin American Association as Managing Director of Development, leading efforts to expand the organization state-wide and double the organization’s operating budget, endowments, and staff size during her tenure. Before this, Elizabeth spent four years working on launching and growing The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families concept in Atlanta into a thriving, standalone nonprofit organization. She has also served as Director of Finance and Operations for a health-focused national nonprofit headquartered in Atlanta and runs the St. Louis Cardinals Spring Training Fantasy Camp.

In addition, through her consulting firm, FUNDamental Solutions, Elizabeth works with area nonprofits to provide expertise, assistance, and support with organizational development, strategic planning, development, and fundraising.

Elizabeth is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Philosophy and a Master’s in Public Administration (Finance). She also has an Associate’s degree in Health and Paramedic Technology and is a licensed paramedic.

Elizabeth is a member of Leadership Atlanta’s LEAD Class of 2013 and received the 2016 Atlanta Dream Inspiring Woman Award for her leadership and service in the community. She grew up in East Cobb and, for the past 15 years, has resided in Sandy Springs, where she is actively involved with her community as a volunteer and through service on local boards. Elizabeth is a sports fanatic and die-hard Georgia Bulldogs fan. She is looking forward to another Dawgs National Championship run this season!