Sharon Joyce has served as vice president of industries development at
City of Hope
Joyce oversees a national fundraising effort that raises more than $25 million a year, including corporate development and events; personal, foundation and planned giving; cause-related marketing; employee giving and challenge matches. In addition she serves on City of Hope’s institution-wide strategic planning committee.
She joined City of Hope in 1995, beginning as director of development working with groups such as the Music and Entertainment Industry and National Home Furnishings Industry. She later oversaw development activities in City of Hope’s Eastern Region — overseeing offices in Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia and Chicago — before returning to focus on industry relationships as associate vice president of development for industries in 2007.
Before entering the field of philanthropy, Joyce served as a field organizer and coordinator for major political campaigns. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English literature at Southern Methodist University and pursued additional graduate education in English literature at the University of California, Irvine.