Chris Banks – VP Philanthropy

The below message is from Mary Leahy, MD, CEO:

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Banks as Vice President – Philanthropy. He has already begun to meet many of our employees and foundation board members today and over the past weekend.

Chris has an extensive and diverse background in fundraising, marketing, government relations and strategic planning. He most recently served as Vice President Development and External Relations for Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue, New York and as Managing Director of Changing our World with a client list that included the Merchant Marine Academy, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Pontifical North American College and Servant Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Chris holds an MBA in Finance from Manhattan College, a Master of Science in Human Resources Administration and Bachelors in Philosophy and Human Resources from the University of Scranton.

Chris will provide executive leadership and guidance to our three Foundations, working closely with our boards and the communities we serve.

As we welcome Chris, I would like to express my gratitude to Stacey Kirschenbaum, for her exceptional work as the Executive Director. Stacey has graciously continued to work with us as we have gone through the recruitment process and has agreed to work closely with Chris during a period of transition.

Please join me in wishing Stacey well and in welcoming Chris to the Bon Secours family