UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Foundation welcomes new team members
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Foundation is pleased to announce the expansion of its staff to help with the growing desire of the community to financially support the philanthropic needs of UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s.
Tricia Rogers has been named Director of Development for St. Luke’s Foundation. In her new position, Rogers will be responsible for organizing and executing fundraising for ongoing gifts, capital campaigns and planned giving for St. Luke’s Foundation. She will also collaborate with new, prospective, and existing donors to organize activities focused on major gift development and planned giving.
Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Rogers served as the Director of Alumni Relations and Development at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City where she was responsible for planning, implementing, and promoting alumni programming, both locally and nationally; soliciting gifts for scholarships and special projects; and developing and leading campaigns. She was also previously employed at St. Luke’s College as an Alumni and Events Coordinator where she planned and executed several alumni meetings, donor relation trips, and fundraisers, along with several other college events.
Since 2009, Rogers has also been enlisted in the Iowa National Guard as a Health Care Specialist, working as an instructor/medic for the Recruit Sustainment Program, which prepares newly enlisted soldiers for Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training.
Rogers received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.
Elizabeth Rossiter joins St. Luke’s Foundation as Development Assistant. In her new position, Rossiter will be responsible for planning, budgeting, coordination, and implementation of St. Luke’s Foundation events, along with development and management of the St. Luke’s Foundation website and social media platforms. She will also coordinate processes for donor relations, acknowledgement, and recognition programs, as well as work with staff at St. Luke’s to support execution of the Grateful Patient program.
Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Rossiter served as a Special Event Planning Intern at Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa in Waterloo. She was also previously employed as the Manager at the Sioux City Country Club in Sioux City where she was responsible for training and overseeing staff and coordinating events.
Rossiter has been responsible for planning and executing some large events supporting the American Heart Association and the Iowa Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network.
Rossiter received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Under the leadership of Susan Unger, President of St. Luke’s Foundation, Rogers and Rossiter join Anne Holmes, Director of St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network; Rocky Welker, Development Director; Jessica Wheeler, Development Coordinator for St. Luke’s Children’s Miracle Network; and Christy Stinger, Development Coordinator. Their combined efforts will support the mission of UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s to improve the health of the people and the communities of Siouxland.