Meet Our Philanthropy Programs and Services Team

The Philanthropy Services and Programs Team provide system-wide operational support in areas including; grant development, data management and analytics, philanthropy engagement and communications.


Grant Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations Team

Phil FarfelPhil Farfel, ScD
Assistant Vice President of Grant Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations

410-772-6589 office
443-831-6859 cell
[email protected]

Linda FrischLinda Frisch, CHES
Senior Philanthropy Officer, Grants at
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

443-444-1307 office
[email protected]

Beverly LylesBeverly C. Lyles, MS
Senior Philanthropy Officer, Grants at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

301-877-4761 office
[email protected]

Francisco SemiaoFrancisco Semiao, MS, MPH
Senior Philanthropy Officer, Grants at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

703-558-1665 office
[email protected]

Lynn SmolevLynn Smolev
Director, Corporate Partners

410-933-8032 office
[email protected]


Operations Team

Tina LongTina Long
Director, Philanthropy Operations

410-772-6572 office
[email protected]

Courtney GeanettaCourtney Geanetta
Manager, Philanthropy Program

410-772-6659 office
[email protected]

Debbi Morton KingDebbi Morton King
Manager, Philanthropy Program at
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

301-570-7213 office
[email protected]


Philanthropy Administration Team

Mark DowdMark Dowd
Director, Business Analytics

410-772-6665 office
[email protected]

Maria GallMaria Gall
Office Administrator of Philanthropy Services

410-772-6531 office
[email protected]

Carol PhillipsCarol L. Phillips
Executive Assistant to Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE

410-772-6735 office
[email protected]

Michelle SakowskiMichelle Sakowski
Manager, Philanthropy Administration

410-933-8040 office
[email protected]

Rebecca StefanonRebecca W. Stefanon
Manager, Philanthropy Operations

410-772-6756 office
[email protected]

Jean SweatJean E. Sweat
Manager, Philanthropy Administration at
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

202-877-3215 office
[email protected]


Philanthropy Engagement and Programs Team

Beth RyanBeth Miller Ryan
Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy Programs

410-772-6840 office
[email protected]

Chanel NewsomeChanel D. Newsome, CFRE
Director, Philanthropy Engagement

410-772-6670 office
[email protected]

Morgan MilnerJosh Johnson
Project Management and Philanthropy Grant Writer

[email protected]

Leah MurrayLeah Murray
Manager, Grateful Patient Program

410-772-6983 office
410-804-1367 cell
[email protected]

Casey PooleCasey L. Poole
Manager, Philanthropy Marketing and Communications at
MedStar Montgomery Medical Center

301-570-7210 office
[email protected]

Naisha VinsonNaisha Vinson
Philanthropy Officer at
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital

410-554-4331 office
[email protected]