Lisa Ketcham

Director of Advancement, Melmark Pennsylvania

Lisa Ketcham, a graduate of Colby College, ME, brings to Melmark over 30 years of experience in fundraising, marketing and communications, volunteer engagement, special events, community outreach, strategic planning, and non-profit leadership.


Prior to Melmark, Lisa spent over a decade in the field of education, with a primary focus on building the philanthropic and communications program at Woodlynde School, a Main Line independent school for students with learning disabilities, resulting in the school’s first capital campaign and campus expansion in 25 years.


Lisa has served in a range of roles resulting in outcomes such as a successful capital campaign and the debut of a new theater on the Avenue of the Arts for the Philadelphia Theatre Company; $5M in annual operating support for Opera Philly; a governor’s gala celebration for the Baltimore Museum of Art; and an established Corporate Partners Program, Corporate Executive Board and expanded engagement of current and new foundation funders for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 


Lisa, a member of AFP-GPC and former member of ADVIS and CASE, has also provided fundraising consultation to a variety of non-profit professionals and organizations and presented at industry conferences.