Northwell Health Foundation welcomes Anastasios Kozaitis as its new Vice President, Development.
Northwell Health, previously North Shore-LIJ Health System, is at the forefront of a monumental effort to redefine how people approach and practice better health. Located in the nation’s largest and most diverse community, Northwell Health is an integrated system of care that stretches from the eastern shores of Long Island, throughout New York City, and into Westchester County. With 61,000 employees, 21 hospitals, over 450 community facilities, and a vast network of long-term care, rehabilitation, hospice, and home care, Northwell Health touched the lives of over 2.8 million patients in 2014 and has a service area of over 8 million people. Committed to helping donors, patients, and leaders link their vision with worthy causes, the Northwell Health Foundation works to ensure philanthropic support for a broad spectrum of initiatives: hearing for a child in need, a new lease on life for a heart patient, the most advanced care for someone living with cancer, the resources to conduct life-changing research.
Brian Lally, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anastasios “Stas” Kozaitis as Vice President, Development. As Vice President, Development, Stas Kozaitis will join Northwell Health at a critical time in its history. Clinical advances, innovative leadership and philanthropic potential entwine, creating a unique opportunity and challenge for Northwell Health to impact one of the most populous and diverse regions in the world. Reporting directly to Brian Lally, Stas Kozaitis will lead a robust team of frontline fundraisers and will continue the integration of system-wide fundraising programs, guiding team members to realize maximum potential while implementing a donor-centric model. Stas will drive the program forward, expanding a grateful patient program, identifying and implementing new opportunities to engage donors around the research enterprise and children’s healthcare, and play a key role in strategic planning for Northwell Health’s next campaign. Stas joins Northwell Health with 20 years of experience in the field of development. Most recently, Stas has successfully served as President of the Valley Hospital Foundation in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Earlier in his career, Stas held leadership positions at Columbia University and The Rockefeller University.