Christina (Chrissie) Phillips Ramos serves as the Regional Vice President of Greater Philadelphia, which includes Five County Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and the state of Delaware. In this role, Chrissie is responsible for advancing Caron’s fundraising efforts in the region, including leadership and coordination of the annual Philadelphia Gala, as well as the management and growth of the Greater Philadelphia Regional Advisory Board.
Chrissie is a nonprofit professional with nearly 20 years of experience in fundraising, donor relations, program development and management, event planning, and volunteer coordination. Prior to joining Caron in 2020, she served as the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Saint Joseph’s University, fundraising for the University’s signature programs and strategic initiatives. From 2010 to 2016, she served as the Associate Director of Foundation Relations at La Salle University, where she worked most notably within the University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences on large scale government grants. Prior to La Salle, Chrissie led the fundraising efforts at Community Women’s Education Project (CWEP), a women’s literacy agency in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Chrissie began her commitment to mission driven work through her year of service in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Mesa, Arizona, which led her to three years of work on the U.S./Mexico border at Via (formerly Los Niños) International, where she directed a cross cultural community development program.
Chrissie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Saint Joseph’s University and Master of Arts degree/TESOL Certification from La Salle University.