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    Meet Our Team

    Whitney ClarkDevelopment Officer
    Whitney has been with Kadlec Foundation since 2013 in different capacities including Administrative Assistant, Devlopment Specialist and most currently in her role as Development Officer. Whitney coordinates the Foundation's special events and sponsorships including Kidz Dig Rigz, Golf Classic and Celebration of Philanthropy. She also oversees employee giving.

    Chris GarrattChief Development Officer
    Chris joined Providence St. Mary Foundation in Walla Walla as Executive Director in 2012 and expanded his duties to his current role as Chief Development Officer for the southeastern Washington service area in 2017. Chris oversees all philanthropic and development activity for the service area including administration of Kadlec and Providence St. Mary Foundations. Chris also has oversight of Community Health programs that focus on preventive care strategies for our community.

    Anali Nunez, Grants Officer
    Anali worked for Kadlec for four years prior to joining the Foundation in 2011. She has served the Foundation in a variety of capacities including Development Specialist and Development Officer, and now as Grants Officer. Anali oversees the Foundation's grant seeking endeavors and functions as chief researcher and grant writer.

    Nikki OstergaardMarketing & Communications Program Specialist
    Nikki has been with Kadlec since 2008 in Health System marketing and communications and joined the Foundation in 2017. Nikki manages the Foundation's marketing and communications strategy, planning and execution. She also facilitates the grants requests process, oversees the direct mail program and coordinates the donor recognition program.

    Jessica RettererAdministrative Assistant Sr.
    Jessica has worked for Kadlec since 2015 and joined the Foundation in her current role in 2017. Jessica supports the Chief Development Officer, prepares correspondence, provides project support, performs accounting and financial reporting and coordinates the contract process.

    Rebecca Thornton, Philanthropy Officer
    Rebecca joined Kadlec Foundation in April 2018 as the Philanthropy Officer. In this role, Rebecca leads the major gifts program at the Foundation, working directly with major individual donors. She also works on the Foundation’s physician giving, planned giving, and grateful patient programs.