Senior Consultant and Principal
Tim Portwood is Senior Consultant & Principal with Marts & Lundy, an international fundraising consulting firm. Tim joined Marts & Lundy in 2008 following a 21-year career in Stanford University’s Office of Development.
At Stanford, Tim worked in foundation and corporate relations and major gifts before joining the management team as Director of University Campaigns in 1998, becoming Assistant Vice President in 2004. He served as chief architect and campaign director for Stanford’s two most recent campaigns – the $1.1 billion Campaign for Undergraduate Education and the $6.2 billion Stanford Challenge. From 2009 to 2011, Tim served as Vice President for Development at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and successfully led the effort to raise the funds required to build The New Stanford Hospital.
Tim’s clients have included many of the nation’s top universities (Caltech, Chicago, Columbia, Lehigh, Notre Dame, Stanford, Tulane, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, and Yale), as well as leading environmental organizations (World Wildlife Fund and The Nature Conservancy), scientific organizations (the National Academies and Carnegie Science), and cultural institutions (San Francisco Symphony, National World War II Museum, and the Smithsonian).
Prior to his career at Stanford, Tim practiced law in San Francisco for 8 years, including 6 years as in-house counsel with Bechtel Corporation. Tim holds an AB degree from Stanford University and a JD degree from Duke University School of Law.
Tim currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Sonoma Land Trust and on the Science and Technology Policy Fellows Advisory Committee of the California Council on Science and Technology. He previously served as a member of the Marts & Lundy Board of Directors.