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Harriman Named to Lead HCGH Development

For Immediate Release   Contact:  Sharon Sopp, 410.740.7646,

Columbia, MD – Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra N. Harriman to Vice President of Development at the Howard Hospital Foundation. As such, she is responsible for the staff and activities of the Foundation, the fundraising arm of Howard County General.

With 21 years of development experience in both higher education and health care, Harriman most recently supported the efforts of the University of Maryland School of Medicine as Senior Director of Development.

Active in the community and state, Harriman serves at the governor’s request on the Board of Trustees of the Maryland School for the Deaf. Additionally, she is a graduate of both Leadership Howard County and Leadership Maryland and is active in the Rotary Club of Columbia Patuxent. Harriman holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University.

“With a proven record of success in cultivating relationships with key constituents as well as accomplishing fundraising goals and securing significant contributions, Sandy is a welcome addition to our team,” said David Powell, Chair of the Howard Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees.

“The Foundation is an integral partner in helping us care for our community,” said Victor A. Broccolino, President/CEO, Howard County General Hospital. “It is through the philanthropic support of the Foundation that we are able to purchase state-of-the-art equipment and fund leading edge programs and services to offer expert care right here in Howard County. We welcome Sandy’s assistance in continuing that support.”

Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1998 is a 238-bed, not-for-profit health care provider located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care.

The hospital has a professional staff of over 800 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 80 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of more than 1,700 individuals and volunteer auxilians numbering over 600.