Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation Appoints New Trustees to Help Raise $61 Million in 2014

ATLANTA (February 19, 2014) – The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of nine new members to its Board of Trustees. Under the leadership of Chairman Thomas M. Holder, the Children’s Foundation Board is charged with raising critical funds to help meet the growing needs of one of country’s leading, not-for-profit pediatric healthcare systems.

Whether treating a toddler in an emergency or supporting a teen through chemotherapy treatments, Children’s is dedicated to the care of each patient. Nearly 150 doctors at Children’s, more than any other Georgia hospital, are included among the nation’s best as listed by Best Doctors in America®. 

New Trustees joining the Foundation Board include:

  • Paul Bowers, President & CEO, Georgia Power (Buckhead)
  • Jack Cay IV, President, Palmer & Cay (Buckhead)
  • Kristine Faulkner, VP & General Manager, Home Security and Smart Home, Cox Communications (Alpharetta)
  • Jim Fortenberry, M.D., Children’s Pediatrician-in-Chief (DeKalb Neighbor paper area)
  • Nick McKay, CEO, EnviroScent (Buckhead)
  • John Montag, President, Chief Investment Officer and Co-Owner, A. Montag & Associates (Buckhead)
  • Alison Moran, CEO, RaceTrac Petroleum (Buckhead)
  • Cameron Sherrill, Community Volunteer and Former President of Friends, the Children’s volunteer organization (Brookhaven)
  • Tyler Woolson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Georgia-Pacific (Sandy Springs)

In 2014, the 32-member Foundation Board of Trustees will focus its efforts on an annual gross fundraising goal of $61 million, including raising critical funds for Marcus Autism Center, Children’s at Hughes Spalding and childhood obesity prevention. As a not-for-profit organization, Children’s relies on the generous financial and volunteer support of the community. Donations directly impact the lives of each family served by Children’s and support many initiatives such as clinical excellence, research, teaching, wellness and charity care.

For more information:
Brant Rawls
Senior Public Relations Coordinator 

About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to enhancing the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education. Managing more than half a million patient visits annually at three hospitals and 20 neighborhood locations, Children’s is one of the largest clinical care providers for children in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 30 pediatric specialties and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals by Parents magazine and U.S.News & World Report. With generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s has made an impact in the lives of children in Georgia, the United States and throughout the world.

Tags: General News, Foundation
Published: Wednesday, February 19, 2014