Lynn Rossini Named Chief Development Officer/ Vice President, Saint Francis Foundation

Lynn Rossini Named Chief Development Officer/ Vice President Saint Francis Foundation(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 

Saint 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