Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST

Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST, is chief philanthropy officer and president of the Inova Health Foundation in Falls Church, Virginia. She joined Inova 15 years ago as an oncology counselor and most recently served as executive director of Life with Cancer and Patient Experience for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She is nationally known for her work in sexual health and cancer and is a respected leader in the field of oncology social work.

As chief philanthropy officer Dr. Bolte works closely with the board of trustees, staff, volunteers, and donors to achieve Inova’s goals, institutionalize best practices, and establish a culture of philanthropy across the entire organization. She also oversees development strategies, including major and planned gifts, events, and foundation and corporate giving.

Dr. Bolte has written or contributed to several peer-reviewed articles and books, including three chapters in the Oxford textbook The Handbook for Oncology Social Work.