(Hartford, Conn. January 6, 2015) – Saint Francis Care has named Lynn Rossini Chief Development Officer/Vice
President, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Foundation.
In this role, Rossini will promote
the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of the Hospital through
relationship building, community visibility and fund raising. The Foundation focuses
on major gifts and planned gifts to build Saint Francis' endowment so that the Hospital
can sustain its services to the community for generations to come.
Rossini joined Saint Francis in 2009
with more than 25 years experience in the development field. Prior to joining
the Saint Francis Foundation, she served as the
Vice President of Development at
My Sisters’ Place (MSP) in Hartford. Subsequent to her role at MSP, Rossini
held the position of Vice President of Membership/Marketing/Development at the
YMCA. She launched her career in the development field at the United Way in Waterbury.
She has been
actively involved in many boards over the years, including Junior Achievement,
Greater Hartford YMCA, Bread for Life, and ADRC.
Rossini is a
former member of the Rotary Club of Southington and has received the following
recognitions: Woman of the Year by
the Southington Jaycees, Volunteer of the
Year by the YMCA, and special recognition from the Archdiocese of Hartford
for her volunteer work at Saint Thomas.
Rossini earned her Bachelor’s
Degree in Communication from Central Connecticut State University.
About Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated
healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is
a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New
England. Other major entities of Saint
Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization
of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and
Community Health Services are also Saint Francis Care Partners. Saint Francis
Care’s services are supported by a
network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office
centers sited throughout the region. For
more information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.