Sharpe named executive director of Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey

Tracey Sharpe has been named the executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, its board of directors announced.

Sharpe has served as the interim director of RMHSNJ since October 2023 and has been a part of the RMHSNJ team since 2015. She has dedicated her professional life to social service and strengthening the fiscal health of South Jersey area nonprofits.

Sharpe brings a wealth of fundraising and leadership acumen to RMHSNJ. Her work has been recognized throughout South Jersey and the Philadelphia region by notable nonprofit organizations such as the Urban League of Philadelphia, Bunker Labs, St. John of God Community Services and AmeriCorps.

Sharpe’s background spans all aspects of nonprofit management as well as direct service. She has led staff teams, built fund development systems, authored strategic plans and spearheaded capital campaign directives.

Beginning as a grant writer for RMHSNJ, she has raised more than $2 million for the charity and seamlessly transitioned into major gift officer and interim director roles over the last nine years.

Vice Chairman Brett Levin applauded the announcement.

“Sharpe’s past experiences, both behind the scenes of nonprofits, as well as on the front lines, has primed her for this role to both serve, as well as elevate, the supports for critically ill children and their families residing at Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey,” he said.  “Her passion for the children and families we serve is evident in her everyday interactions with our guests as well as in her communications with area donors, sponsors, and hospital partners.”

Sharpe resides in South Jersey with her husband and their two children.