Center for Hospice Care Hires Director of Development

Norwich, CT – Center for Hospice Care is excited to announce the hiring of Sean Mitchell as its new Director of Development. Mitchell brings with him over 17 years of experiences in fundraising and consulting for New England based nonprofit organizations, and most recently served as the Director of Development for the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
Prior to his work with the Ronald McDonald House, he served as Director of Development at Harrington HealthCare System of Southbridge, MA, where he completed an $8 million “Strengthening Our Future” capital campaign to construct a brand new Emergency Department in Webster, MA. Mitchell has also worked alongside such organizations as Valley Health Systems, Habitat for Humanity, Diocese of Hartford, American Heart Association, and Muscular Dystrophy Association.
“We are extremely proud to have Sean join our team,” says Carol Mahier, President & CEO of Center for Hospice Care. “He brings many years of healthcare philanthropy experience to our organization and will not only be an asset to our fundraising efforts, but to our community as a whole.”
Mitchell holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science & Philosophy, both from American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. He has a Certification in Fund Raising Management from the Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University, and was a recipient of the 1996 International Relations Award from American International College. Mitchell is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, and the Northeast Association of Healthcare Philanthropy.
In addition to his duties at the Center for Hospice Care, Mitchell is an Adjunct Professor in the Non-Profit Management and Public Management graduate programs at AIC and sits on the division’s Advisory Counsel. He is also a certified Group Exercise Instructor with certifications in Personal Training, Pilates and Indoor Cycling, teaching three days a week at the YMCA. Mitchell and his wife, Jessica, reside in Monson, MA and have two children—Jack, 16, and Logan, 11.