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Senior Executive Director of Development Philadelphia, PA

The University of Pennsylvania Health System named Mike Hugel senior executive director of development, effective August 13, 2018. A seasoned advancement professional and member of the senior leadership team, Mr. Hugel provides strategic leadership and direction for a team of major gifts officers working to secure philanthropic support for clinical departments, centers, institutes, hospitals, and patient programs across the health system.

Mr. Hugel most recently served as at the senior director of international relations at the Wharton School and began his tenure there as director of corporate and foundation relations.  Prior University of Pennsylvania roles include serving as director of corporate and foundation relations for the school of engineering and applied science, and associate director of corporate and foundation relations and assistant director of development in the school of arts and sciences. Mr. Hugel began his development career as a major gifts officer for the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. Earlier, he worked in the financial services sector.

Mr. Hugel earned his bachelor of science degree in business management from Ithaca College.

Jack Gorman led this search with Jean Jacoby and Michael Mozzicato.


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