Emily Winternitz is a Senior Director at Stott Development Solutions Group. Since joining the SDSG team in 2017, Emily has served a variety of clients and causes, from supporting efforts to end childhood hunger, to protecting reproductive freedom. Emily brings a breadth of political and non-profit fundraising experience, ranging from managing relationships with high-net-worth individuals and foundations to building strategic engagement plans and long-term development strategies.
In her time at SDSG, Emily has specialized in the development and execution of multimillion-dollar fundraising campaigns, supporting new or changing development teams with foundational processes, and maximizing board or third-party leadership for fundraising success. In addition to deep knowledge of portfolio and relationship management, Emily brings focus and discipline to fundraising, setting best practices and implementing systems and processes to make development teams smarter and more effective.
Prior to joining SDSG, she served as a Major Gifts Officer for Share Our Strength, a national non-profit working to end childhood hunger. Before that, Emily served as the Majority Council Manager for EMILY’s List, where she worked closely with mission-driven donors up and down the east coast and executed fundraising and donor servicing events large and small.
Emily received a B.A. in English from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. A Baltimore native, Emily now lives with her husband in Washington, D.C.