Vice President/Executive Director of Network Development
Sharon Mertzlufft joined St. Luke's Hospital as vice president and executive director of network development in 2015, overseeing philanthropic initiatives and volunteer services in support of the hospital's operating, service/programmatic and capital funding needs. She also oversees St. Luke's pastoral care services. Sharon has extensive experience in building and expanding successful philanthropy programs for health and human service, cultural and community development organizations.
Previously, she served as the director of development for the CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation, leading the philanthropy program for the St. Louis Gateway Arch grounds project. Prior to that, she held senior leadership positions at the Missouri Botanical Garden and the United Way of Greater St. Louis.
Sharon earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an MBA from Webster University.