Qiana CressmanExecutive Director, Donor Operations, Miller-Keystone Blood Center
Qiana Cressman is a results-oriented professional with 20+ years of leadership in fundraising, business development, media relations, community engagement and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in healthcare. As a highly collaborative leader, she’s responsible for managing multi-million dollar budgets and driving over $35MM in revenue career-to-date.
An award-winning leader, during her two decades of experience working for prestigious, major nonprofit and healthcare organizations, she’s developed a strong commitment to DEI and is accustomed to engaging diverse communities, building significant strategic partnerships and achieving sustainable revenue growth in complex markets.
Currently, Qiana is a passionate executive at Miller-Keystone Blood Center, where she serves as Executive Director of Donor Operations. She manages more than 150 employees and managers.
Her own vision and journey led Qiana to found Emerge Enterprise Media, LLC: A multi-media organization that produces the Emerge Woman Podcast, and publishes Emerge Woman Magazine, a platform for women in leadership and social innovators emerging in business, non-profits, healthcare, entrepreneurship, military and ministry. Qiana’s passion can be found in everything that she does, and impacts the lives of those around her. As a media expert, Qiana’s 15-year history of connecting to audiences, through TV, web and radio, have paved the way for Emerge Woman Magazine to grow its readership in 16 states and have over 200 womens’ stories featured.
Proven to be a powerful and effective voice in her community, Qiana serves as a National Spokesperson for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc., and on the Board of Directors for the award-winning, MTS Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc. She also sits on the Board of Governors and Co-Chairs the Board of Directors for the African American Business Leaders Council of The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. In 2020, Qiana was selected as a Woman of Influence by Lehigh Valley Business.
In her spare time, Qiana is a beach enthusiast, enjoys reading, loves football and spending time with friends and family.