Stephen L. Everette
The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis continues to grow. Stephen L. Everett is the fourth staff member added to the foundation’s team during fiscal year 2019. Mr. Everett’s addition as the Vice President of Programs also marks his return to the organization. Mr. Everett worked at the foundation from 2003 until 2010. He continued his professional partnership with The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis as a special projects leader at the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center Indiana. Mr. Everett boasts 28 years of hands-on experience with Indiana public health initiatives and education.
Contact: Vanessa S. Stiles
The CDC Foundation named Jenny Parker, MPA Vice President of its new infectious disease programs department. The foundation recently restructured its programs department into two departments, one focused on infectious diseases and the other on noninfectious diseases. This approach better aligns with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) structure. As Vice President, Ms. Parker will provide overall leadership and support for the foundation’s domestic and global infectious disease programs. In addition, she will work across departments to identify process improvement and staff development opportunities for overall program effectiveness.
Prior to her position with the CDC Foundation, Ms. Parker worked at CDC for 25 years in a variety of roles. Most recently, she worked in the CDC Chief of Staff’s office as the CDC Senior Advisor to the CDC Foundation. She previously served as the Deputy Director for Management and Overseas Operations in CDC’s Center for Global Health, overseeing a multi-billion-dollar budget supporting 2,800 staff in over 60 countries. In 2016, she received the federal government’s prestigious Presidential Rank Award for her meritorious service during the West Africa Ebola outbreak.
Ms. Parker brings extensive global health management and operations experience as well as seven years of experience implementing the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Prior to her work at CDC, Ms. Parker worked with the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services, helping children who had experienced abuse and neglect.
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Contact: Amy Tolchinsky
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF) has named John Robertson as its new Communications Assistant who will be responsible for coordinating all the communications of the foundation as well as expanding its presence through multimedia content including video and photography.
Before joining the foundation, Mr. Robertson was the Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in Lexington, Virginia where he managed content development, social media initiatives, and media relations. His expertise includes editing, writing, photography and graphic design. Mr. Robertson also coached VMI’s running club and served as the local Team RWB Athletic Director, where he shared his love of running with students and members of the community. He served as Marketing Committee Chair for the Hulls Drive-In board of directors to develop social media and marketing campaigns to drive engagement among patrons.
Contact: Rose Walters
Phone: 610.323.2006 ext. 21
Blue Shield of California Foundation named Annie Z. Wong, CPA the organization’s new Director of Finance, Operations, and Grants. In this role, she will lead day-to-day oversight of administrative and financial operations, including the accounting and grants management functions.
Ms. Wong brings over 14 years of experience in the health care industry and was previously Senior Manager of Technical Accounting, Reporting, and Governance at Blue Shield of California. She also served as a Senior Auditor at Franklin Templeton Investments in San Mateo, California and at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, in San Francisco, California. Ms. Wong will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will have oversight of the foundation’s more than $30 million annual budget.