Ginny Healy has worked as the Senior Director of development for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) for six years. The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is the largest college, housing 23 units. During her tenure, she has worked with the Dean, department heads and directors, and the SBS Advisory Board to raise $40 million in estate, bequests, real estate and donor gifts. The number of endowments in the college has grown from 1 to 8. She has developed the adopt-a-unit program where advisory board members adopt one of the 23 units and help to raise funds for their adopted department. She manages a staff of five and oversees 20 program coordinators for the college. Jointly with her staff, she developed the Magellan Circle, the college's giving society.
She began her career as a political fundraiser and grassroots organizer with the 1988 United States Presidential Campaign, which led her to San Francisco where she was the major gifts officer for Grace Cathedral and Cathedral School for Boys. She and her family moved back to Tucson and she began the first development operation for St. Michael's Church and School. She is active in the Tucson community serving as chair of the 2006 St. Michael's Parish Day School's Auction and Dinner, and will be the 2009 chair of the Silver & Turquoise Ball. She also serves on the Parent Teacher Organization for Van Horne Elementary School.