Christina Mattison is the senior vice president of the Virtua Foundation. In this role, she is responsible for the development and executive oversight of securing philanthropic support for Virtua’s programs, services and strategic priorities.
A 2016 NJBiz Forty Under Forty honoree, Mattison is a seasoned executive whose wealth of experience belies her age. Mattison has a proven track record of securing philanthropic support at major hospital systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In 2017 she was recognized with The Philadelphia Business Journal’s "Minority Business Leader Award" for making a difference in business and in the community.
Prior to joining Virtua, Mattison served as the director of development at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she contributed significantly to the advancement of the major gifts program and secured significant gifts to advance clinical care and research.
While at Virtua, Mattison has helped raise significant support for patient care, research and community initiatives. She is passionate about not only reaching but surpassing organizational goals, as this means even greater impact to the community she serves.
Mattison is highly respected by the individuals with whom she interacts with, largely due to her work ethic, drive and vision but also as a result of her kindness, sense of humor and candid nature. Mattison has a natural ability for meeting people where they are and enhancing their experiences by connecting them to the right person, resource or program.
Mattison also serves the community beyond her role at the Virtua Foundation. She is an active volunteer with the Junior Achievement’s Women’s Future Leadership Forum as a mentor and panelist and currently serves as a financial coach and mentor for the Hopeworks N’ Camden organization, which helps underserved children and young adults realize their full potential.
Mattison received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the Temple Fox School of Business.