Julia Esteves Gartshore

Julia Esteves Gartshore

Donor Relations Manager, Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs

The American College of Financial Services

Julia Esteves Gartshore is the Donor Relations Manager for The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs. She joined The College in April 2019 and plays a key role in growing donor portfolio pipeline, reporting activities within the Center as well as participating in the planning and execution of the annual “Clambake” fundraising event. In this current role, she also develops new and emerging partnerships, oversees and provides quality assurance on submitted grants, as well as manages a team of grant writers.

Prior to The College, Julia worked for 17 years in both the financial services and philanthropy industries with a variety of stakeholders in insurance, banking, compliance, regulatory, finance and legal. Julia has also worked with global professional leaders, academics and research partners on international development projects in South America.

Julia graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2001 with a Bachelor in Economics and a minor in Anthropology. As a former financial advisor herself, she is dedicated to supporting premium continuing education for financial services professionals. Native of Brazil, Julia is fluently multi-lingual in Brazilian Portuguese, English and French, with some basic Spanish. She is also passionate about current events, jazz music and the arts.