Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Chief Advancement Officer


Mary Baldwin College, BA


Director of Development and Marketing at HopeWay

As Director of Development & Marketing, Emily continues her 17-year career at HopeWay after serving as Director of Advancement for Trinity Episcopal School since 2012. In her role, Emily oversees HopeWay's fundraising and marketing programs.

In her leadership role at Trinity, Emily served on the Senior Administrative Team and managed the Advancement department where she oversaw all marketing and fundraising operations for the school. While there, Emily led strategic planning and capital campaign efforts and grew their annual giving program. She also led a strategic overhaul of the marketing plan for the school, implementing a content marketing strategy and producing the school's first magazine.

Prior to Trinity, Emily was a Major Gifts Officer at Davidson College after serving as Director of Major Gifts and Director of Church Relations for Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, NC from 2002 until 2011. She began her fundraising career at The Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville, SC.

Emily earned her bachelor of arts degree at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA. After spending most of her childhood in Charlotte, Emily considers herself a native and happily returned "home" to the Queen City in 2011 with her son and daughter.