Moffitt Welcomes New Vice President of Foundation

August 21, 2017

Tampa, Fla. - Moffitt Cancer Center is proud to announce Elizabeth S. Dunn, Ph.D., as the new vice president of the Foundation. 

With more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, Dunn will work with Executive Vice President/Chief Philanthropy Officer & President of the Moffitt Foundation Matt Kupec on the cancer center’s fundraising priorities and strategic vision. She will handle the day-to-day operations of the Foundation and work closely with executive leadership and the entire Moffitt team.  She will report to Matt Kupec. Dunn has served as the Foundation’s campaign counsel since April 2017.

“Elizabeth brings with her such widespread and impressive experiences that will help Moffitt reach a new pinnacle of fundraising success,” Kupec says. “Our team is ecstatic to welcome her and knows that she will excel at undertaking our comprehensive campaign.”

Before joining Moffitt, Dunn served as the senior associate vice chancellor of University Development at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she managed the Central Development Office. She also served as a member of the UNC Chapel Hill Foundation, working closely with the vice chancellor for Advancement to develop and implement philanthropic strategies.

Dunn specializes in managing and administering large, complex fundraising organizations at the senior level. She has broad experience in the planning and implementation of several multimillion and multibillion capital, operating and comprehensive fundraising campaigns in the academic, health and free-standing nonprofit areas.

“I look forward to making a great impact at Moffitt Cancer Center,” said Dunn. “Moffitt’s patients can count on the continued support from the Foundation, especially at a time when they need it most. I am proud to be a part of that effort.”

About Moffitt Cancer Center 
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. One of the three largest cancer centers in the United States based on patient volume, the Tampa-based facility is one of only 48 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. With more than 5,600 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $1.9 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.