Douglas G. Stewart

Senior Fundraising Consultant and Board Chairman Doug Stewart

Douglas G. Stewart

Chairman of the Board
Senior Consultant & Principal


San Francisco, California


California State University, Fullerton, B. Music

Douglas G. Stewart is Chairman of the Board of Marts & Lundy. As a consultant he provides strategic and management advice with a special focus on large and complex institutions, especially research universities and academic health sciences centers. His work includes development program assessments, ongoing counsel for campaign planning and execution and consulting on structure and organizational change. Doug also works extensively with institutional and academic leaders, volunteers and staff to increase their effectiveness in their development roles. He led the Firm’s Health Sciences Practice from 2009 through 2016.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2009, Doug was Associate Vice President for Medical Development and Alumni Affairs at Stanford University. As such he was the chief development officer for the Stanford School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics and part of the leadership team for Stanford’s $6.2 billion comprehensive campaign. Previously Doug spent 10 years at the University of California, San Francisco, as director of the $1.4 billion Campaign for UCSF and as vice president of the UCSF Foundation.

Over the past 25 years, Doug has become well known as a speaker, training more than 8,000 institutional leaders, faculty members and staff in the principles and practice of philanthropy. He has chaired more than 35 “Development for Deans” conferences for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and has conducted development training programs for dozens of organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
  • American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Arizona State University
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • Chico State University
  • City of Hope National Medical Center
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Dartmouth Medical School
  • George Washington University Medical Center
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Florida State University College of Medicine
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation (Canada)
  • Howard University
  • International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • The Juilliard School
  • Loma Linda University
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • New Mexico State University
  • Oakland University (Michigan)
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Princeton University
  • Regent University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rice University
  • St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto)
  • San Diego State University
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Sutter Health
  • Sutter Health Central Valley
  • Region Sutter Health West Bay Region
  • Texas A&M University
  • Tulane University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hawaii
  • University of Houston
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Utah
  • University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Washington State University
  • Wayne State University
  • Wilfred Laurier University (Toronto)
  • York University (Toronto)