N E W S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 2019
Saratoga Hospital Names New Foundation Leader
Meredith Woolford Appointed Executive Director
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, January 22, 2019—Meredith Woolford has been named executive director of Saratoga Hospital Foundation, responsible for hospital fundraising and other development activities.
Woolford has more than a decade of experience in fundraising, community relations and marketing. She joined Saratoga Hospital in 2016 as manager of institutional development and, during her tenure, increased sponsorship revenue, launched a major new fundraising event, and nurtured key relationships with donors and other friends of the hospital.
“Meredith brings the right mix of fundraising, event planning, and community relations expertise—plus a style and commitment that work so well with our organization,” Saratoga Hospital President and CEO Angelo Calbone said. “We are confident that her skills and experience will prove invaluable as we continue to grow our foundation and strengthen our community engagement efforts.”
Before joining Saratoga Hospital, Woolford held positions of increasing responsibility at Saks Fifth Avenue, advancing to senior manager of marketing operations, charitable giving, and partnerships. She is a mentor for Saratoga Sponsor-A-Scholar and a board member of Beyond My Battle, a Saratoga Springs-based nonprofit. Woolford also has served on the board of Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation and as a member of New York Cares.
She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of New Hampshire. Woolford and her husband, Jim, live in Saratoga Springs with their two young daughters.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. Through its affiliation with Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital is part of the largest locally governed health system in region. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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