Saint Mary’s Hospital Names New Executive Director of Foundation
WATERBURY, Conn. (June 17, 2014) ─ Saint Mary’s Hospital has named Katie Spizzirri as Executive Director of the Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation.
The selection of an Executive Director was made following an extensive search for a dynamic and experienced leader. “We look forward to Katie’s leadership as we continue and expand the great work of our Foundation,” said Joe Connolly, Vice President, Community Affairs, and Chief Marketing Officer, Saint Mary’s Hospital.
Spizzirri is an experienced philanthropic leader, having served as Executive Director at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, DE, where she directed and implemented all aspects of a multi-purpose development program supporting the organization’s mission, values, and strategic initiatives. Under her leadership St. Francis raised over $2 million in one year by strengthening community relations and renewing development efforts. Subsequently, Spizzirri served as Director of Constituent Relations and Outreach for U.S. Senator Chris Coons. Immediately prior to joining Saint Mary’s, Spizzirri worked as a Constituent Liaison for Senator Richard Blumenthal.
Spizzirri lives in West Hartford with her husband, Chris, and two sons.