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Mercy Health - President of the Mercy Health Foundation

Cincinnati, OH

Job Description

Mercy Health System has retained Witt/Kieffer to assist them in the search for the next President of the Mercy Health Foundation.  Mercy Health System is the largest health system in Ohio, with more than $6 billion in assets across seven regions.

The Mercy Health Foundation supports the mission of Mercy Health throughout the seven regions by maximizing Mercy Health’s investment in philanthropy.  The continued growth of the Foundation has been recognized as a high performer based on 2015 consolidated results, ranking Mercy in the top 25th percentile of all healthcare foundations.  In 2016, the Mercy Health Foundation raised more than $30 million and in 2017 continues to build upon these past successes by implementing best practices and enhancing overall engagement. 

As Mercy Health continues to advance its mission and grow the Foundation, the next step is identifying the next President, Mercy Health Foundation.  The President will be responsible for providing guidance and senior leadership for the individual Foundation leaders, as well as serving as the executive leader for the Mercy Health System Foundation office based in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The next President will need to be an engaging and an innovative leader who can serve as a resource to the local ministries while also providing senior leadership across the System.  The success of this leader will be predicated on their ability to be seen as a highly engaged and collaborative leader, with the ability to take an innovative approach to philanthropy while developing effective relationships across the system.   Candidates should have experience in leading a sophisticated and successful philanthropic organization, with a strong focus on systems thinking and donor engagement.

We welcome recommendations and nominations of qualified candidates.  For more information, please contact Donna Padilla or Michael Raddatz at or 630.575/6106.

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