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Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Development, West Virginia University Foundation
George Omiros is the associate vice president for health sciences development at the West Virginia University Foundation. George provides strategic direction and overall development management for five medical schools: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health, as well as five institutes: WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Medicine Children’s, WVU Heart & Vascular Instituter, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.
George has nearly 40 years of development, management, strategic planning, volunteer and donor development and chapter expertise. Prior to joining WVUF, George worked with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for 28 years, serving as executive vice president and national chief field and campaign officer as well as for 8 years. Prior to LLS her worked for the American Heart Assoc. for 9 years leaving as EVP, Western PA Chapter.
Recognized as a certified fundraising executive, Omiros is a charter member of the WPA Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, having served as secretary, vice president and chapter president for 3 years in the 1980’s. He served as chair of every chapter committee and inaugurated the chapter’s first national Philanthropy Day during his presidency. He served on the chapter board from 1980-2010, and the national board form 1987-1993. George was named the 1990 outstanding fundraising executive by AFP.
In addition, George is a consultant to many organizations and has taught college and community programs in the areas of organizational development, strategic planning, board/volunteer development, capital campaigns, major giving and special events. George is recognized in Who\’s Who in the East, Who\’s Who in America and Who\’s Who in The World.