The Greenwood Company was founded by Robert H. Greenwood.  Mr. Greenwood first directed fundraising studies and campaigns in 1972 and has since designed, directed and supervised campaigns, campaign planning studies, development audits and other fundraising activities for more than 300 organizations in 28 states.  He has spoken and written extensively on many aspects of fund raising.  Bob holds a B.A. in literature from the University of Virginia.

Robert H. Greenwood

Chief Executive Officer

Robert H. Greenwood

Chief Executive Officer

Kathleen Shelton


Prior to joining The Greenwood Company in 2004 where she managed many complex campaign studies, fund development assessments, and major hospital campaigns, Kathleen Shelton spent 12 years in several senior fund development positions at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.  In addition to directing OHSU’s $30 million Campaign for Women’s Health, she also directed significant components of the OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital’s $35 million campaign to build a new freestanding hospital.

Previously, Kathleen served on the development staff at Loaves and Fishes Centers, Inc. Kathleen is also a founding member of Upstream Public Health, an Oregon nonprofit organization dedicated to effective advocacy for health and food policy issues. Kathleen holds a B.A. in Writing from Denison University and an M.P.H. in health promotion and disease prevention from Portland State University.

Prior to joining The Greenwood Company, Hilary Furlong, Vice President, served for 13 years as chief development officer for the foundation serving Wood River Medical Center in Sun Valley, Idaho; and ran the fund development program at The Community School, a private K-12 school in Sun Valley.  In the course of her work for these two institutions, Hilary directed several successful capital campaigns, including a new hospital campaign for St. Luke’s Wood River that raised more than $20 million in 18 months – at that time, the most successful non-university campaign in Idaho history. Hilary obtained a B.A. in English from Vassar College.

Hilary H. Furlong

Of Counsel

Sarah Rogers

Of Counsel

Sarah began her career with The Greenwood Company in 1998 and has been an integral part of conducting studies and campaigns for our clients.  In addition to her work at the firm, Sarah is Founder and President of Feral Change, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) established to humanely address the community cat population of Oakland, CA, through Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) and to reduce shelter intake and end needless euthanasia.  Between 2013 and 2016, more than 700 cats and kittens were assisted by the organization.

The organization was featured in a 2014 East Bay Express article showcasing their work in Oakland, and in 2015 the publication acknowledged their work in the community as a Best of the Bay award recipient for ‘Best Volunteer Animal Rescue Group.’  In 2016, Sarah was honored as one of three recipients of the Animal Hero Award by Oakland’s municipal shelter, Oakland Animal Services.  Ms. Rogers is well-known for her passionate desire to promote, and build enthusiasm and financial support for animal welfare.

Kathy Delaney

Senior Consultant

Prior to joining The Greenwood Company as a Senior Consultant, Kathleen M. Delaney built a distinguished, 28-year career in healthcare philanthropy during which she established a reputation for building excellent programs from the ground up, revitalizing dormant programs and directing successful capital campaigns.  She has led hospital foundations at St. Mary’s Hospital in Minneapolis; St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, CA; Summit Medical Center in Oakland, CA; and Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, CA.  She has also served as a regional director for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, as well as on AHP’s national board and its foundation board.  Kathy holds a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and has done extensive graduate coursework in marketing, business administration and economics.

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