Advancement council

Gloria D. Sanders 

Director of Estate and Planned Giving and Senior Development Manager for Major Gifts
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, Tenn.

Gloria Sanders has more than 27 years of experience in the non-profit and for-profit sectors of the health care industry. She is director of estate and planned giving and senior development officer for major gifts at Meharry Medical College. In this role, she re-established the Estate and Planned Giving Program and has led it to annual increases of new donors and gifts. Previously, she enjoyed a successful tenure as executive senior sales representative and district sales trainer at Sanofi — Aventis Pharmaceuticals.  

Sanders holds a B.S. in biology from Lipscomb University and remains involved as a member of the Black Alumni Council and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She also completed an executive leadership certificate from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Business, and a certified financial planning certificate from Belmont University.