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Sapio, Nicole Aiello

'03 MBA
Senior Vice President, American Heart Association

Sapio has been in the nonprofit arena for the past sixteen years. As Senior Vice President for the American Heart Association, she leads a $10 million team of 62 staff in the areas of individual and foundation major gifts, corporate and special event fundraising, and marketing. Sapio is an active member of the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and formerly served on the organization’s board of directors as Vice President of Membership.

“My MBA from George Mason provided me with a broad base of knowledge that, coupled with my practical experience, has helped me to be more effective. Having a business degree background has also grounded me with the strength of disciplines such as accounting and finance to supplement my current academic doctoral studies in human and organizational management,” says Sapio.