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Emily McGavin

Director of Annual Giving & Community Engagement

In spring 2019, Emily returned to Vail Health Foundation, where she previously worked for over seven years. She has spent nearly a decade in the development world, managing development operations and a portfolio of supporters for the Vail Valley Foundation. Emily finds it very rewarding to interact with benefactors and connect their philanthropy to crucial health care services in the Vail community.

A Vail resident of almost 25 years, Emily thrives in the outdoors – from trail hiking to a remote lake and biking in the summer to skiing in the winter. She adores spending time with her teenage daughter, and she always keeps in mind the sage advice given by her daughter’s pediatrician years ago: be flexible, as things rarely go according to plan. This “new-mom” guidance applies in so many different life situations.