Tanya comes to the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation from Mercy Hospital, where she served most recently as the Vice President of Mercy Health Foundation. In this role, Tanya oversaw all development efforts for Mercy Hospital and Mercy Clinic, which houses the David C. Pratt Cancer Center, Heart Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and more than 40 other clinics/specialties. Earlier in her career, she held roles at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), University of California, Davis Health System, and Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
As Chief Development Officer, Tanya will report directly to the Hospital President and will be responsible for providing strategic leadership of all efforts to significantly increase funding for the hospital. She will work closely with Hospital Senior Leaders, clinical leaders at Washington University School of Medicine, and the Foundation’s Board of Trustees to identify and meet fundraising needs and philanthropic funding priorities for the hospital’s programs and divisions. Tanya will oversee a staff of 40 and will ensure that the right talent, systems, and practices are in place to sustain an ambitious and high performing fundraising program.
About St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH), located in St. Louis, Missouri, is the seventh oldest children’s hospital in the United States and has been dedicated to the health care and well-being of children since 1879. SLCH has an exclusive arrangement with partners Washington University, a nationally ranked medical school, and BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health organizations in the country. Over the past 142 years, the hospital has grown tremendously and is proud to offer highly successful clinical and community outreach programs that touch over 275,000 patients and families annually. SLCH strives to be the hallmark for quality pediatric care within the region and beyond.