Erin Wright

Consulting Partner

Erin joined Marts&Lundy in 2021, bringing her passion for donor-driven philanthropy and significant experience managing campaigns and major gifts initiatives for independent schools and nonprofits. As director of advancement for San Francisco Day School in California, Erin is responsible for leading the school’s strategic development and communications operations. In her tenure, Erin has streamlined the school’s fundraising, special events and communications efforts to deepen volunteer and donor engagement, build capacity for large-scale fundraising, and demonstrate the impact of giving. Nearly two decades in the making, Erin successfully launched and completed the school’s largest capital campaign bringing donors from every generation of the school together to create an arts and innovation center. Dedicated to storytelling and mission, Erin has also guided the successful re-branding of her past two schools and crafted strategic, mission-aligned fundraising programs to significantly grow philanthropic support.      

Prior to San Francisco Day School, Erin served as director of development for Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park, California, and as senior associate director of advancement at Washington International School in Washington, DC.

Erin is actively engaged in her own alma mater, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, where she served as president of the alumni association and trustee for over 10 years. She also serves as trustee for her family’s foundation where she continues to develop her passion for realizing multi-generational philanthropic goals. Outside of work, Erin enjoys cooking with family and friends, exploring the outdoors and traveling.


San Francisco, California


  • Georgetown University, B.A.
  • American University, M.A.

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