Sr. Director, Institutional Development
International Medical Corps
A dynamic and politically savvy fundraising professional, Erica Tavares leads partnership development and private fundraising efforts at International Medical Corps, a global humanitarian organization that has delivered more than $2.2 billion in health care services over 30 years in more than 70 countries. A results-driven leader, Erica manages and motivates diverse teams to work together on fundraising opportunities to achieve breakthrough results. With over a decade in fundraising, major gifts, corporate partnership development, gift-in-kind, special events and direct marketing, Erica leads a growing team to increase revenue and mobilize resources to meet organizational goals. She specializes in jumpstarting new fundraising channels for growing organizations. Erica was previously a member of the management team at Women for Women International, helping to grow their annual revenue from $1 million to more than $30 million in less than 10 years. She has also worked with the Democratic National Committee and received her BA from American University.