About the Hennepin Health Foundation

The Hennepin Health Foundation exists to connect the generosity of the community to the mission of Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc. We are a not-for-profit both in our organizational form and in spirit as we dedicate ourselves to caring for all people and enriching the health of our community. Your generosity can enhance patient care, medical education and clinical research. We invite you to partner with us.

Board of Directors

Kathleen Finnegan Lamey, JD: Chair
Courtney Cushing Kiernat: Vice Chair
Laura Chin: Treasurer
Scott Rusert, JD: Secretary

Jennell Bilek, PhD, JD
Molly Burke, JD
Dominic Ciresi
Richard Daddi
Brett Edelson
Tenbit Emiru, MD
Donald Haas
Jantze Haley
Shira Hauschen, JD
Carole Hitt
Elliot Kaplan, JD
Richard Kyle, MD
Rebecca Odland
Jon Pryor, MBA, MD
Serafin Samson
Deborah Yungner


Ford W. Bell, DVM, VP of Philanthropy & President
Michael Belzer, MD, Chief of Physician Development

Brigid Borka, Volunteer Services Coordinator
Valerie Bowden, Accountant
Chad Boysen, Development Officer
Amy Carlson, Director of Operations and Communications
Carolyn Carpentier, Executive Assistant
Zuzanne Fenner, Senior Director of Finance & Administration
Nila Gouldin, Grant Administration Specialist
James Gullixson, Senior Accountant
Adam Haglin, Development Officer
Jesse Hicks, Senior Director of Development
Robin Hoppenrath, Events and Program Manager
Marceil Luedtke, Senior Development Officer
Karin Meier, Director of Development
Lisa Miller, Senior Development Officer
Kelly O'Brien, Volunteer Coordinator
Melissa Shipley, Database Research Coordinator
Youa Vang, Database Research Coordinator
Julie Ann Watt, Senior Development Officer

Hennepin Health Foundation is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization with a FEIN # of 41-0845733.

Download a copy of our 990. Read our latest annual report.

Read our latest audited financial statement.

Contact Us

Hennepin Health Foundation
701 Park Avenue, LSB3
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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