UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Foundation announces staff updates
April 6, 2015
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Foundation is pleased to welcome new staff and announce promotions:
Susan Unger has been promoted to President of UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Foundation. She will also continue her role as Vice President of Development for UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s. Unger joined St. Luke’s in 2004, and under her leadership, St. Luke’s Foundation has completed three capital campaigns and created a significant planned giving program.
Unger also represents St. Luke’s on many boards throughout Siouxland.
Kari Kellen joins St. Luke’s Foundation as Vice President of Major Gifts. In this role, she will focus on long-term donor relationships, helping to expand St. Luke’s donor base. The impact of this position will serve to provide a larger financial impact on St. Luke’s growing needs. Kellen served most recently as the Executive Director for the Children’s Museum of Siouxland focusing on major gifts. She was also instrumental in development at the Sioux City Art Center.
Kellen has been active in the community, having been recognized in 2013 as a Young Woman of Excellence by Women Aware. In 2011, she also received the Outstanding Young Professional Ripple Award from the Sioux City Growth Organization.
Christy Stinger has also joined St. Luke’s Foundation as a Development Coordinator. Stinger will work with project management and overall philanthropy efforts. Previously, Stinger served as Executive and Development Assistant at Jackson Recovery Center and Director of Administration for the Kansas Association of REALTORS®.
Stinger is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Jackson’s Women and Children’s Center Auxiliary.
Amy Derby has been promoted to Development Coordinator for St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network. Derby will coordinate and plan St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network events with Anne Holmes, Director of St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network. Strategically working with partners and sponsors, she will develop efficient and meaningful components for events. In addition, she will oversee process improvement while coordinating fundraising efforts.