Rob Faughnan

System Director
Major Gifts and Campaigns

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Rob Faughnan is the System Director for Major Gifts and Campaigns for CommonSpirit Health’s philanthropy team and the interim Chief Philanthropy Officer for the Texas Division. Rob has served the ministry since 2017, joining the national team in 2019. Through service to CommonSpirit’s fundraising entities, Rob advances major gifts by partnering with foundations, resourcing and collaborating with colleagues to operationalize best practices, and being an overall evangelist for major gifts. Rob also works with fundraising entities on navigating large fundraising campaigns.

A Denver native with over 16 years’ experience in the field, Rob is passionate about health care philanthropy because of the profound impact it has on individual lives. Prior to serving CommonSpirit, Rob was the director of stewardship and development for the Diocese of Colorado Springs. He received his bachelor’s degree in English from Franciscan University of Steubenville and a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Regis University. He is also holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive certificate. Rob lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, five kids and rambunctious Goldendoodle named Blue.