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Riley Children’s Foundation Staff Leadership

Kevin O’Keefe
President and CEO

Jackie Groth
Chief Financial Officer

Jim Austin
Chief Marketing and Corporate Partnerships Officer

Vicki Mech Hester
Chief Administrative Officer

Katie Askey
Director of Development Operations 

Jason Mueller
Assistant Vice President, Communications

Nick Oyler
Vice President of Development, Leadership Gifts and Foundation Relations

Jim Williams
Vice President of Development, Planned Giving and Major Gifts

Cara Lathrop
Vice President of Development, Statewide Initiatives


Board of Governors

Riley Children’s Foundation is grateful for the visionary leadership of the following philanthropic community members from throughout Indiana who constitute our Board of Governors:

Chairman: David A. Ricks
Vice-Chairman: Kelly M. Huntington
Treasurer: C. Perry Griffith, Jr. 
Secretary: Rebecca Espinoza-Kubacki

John K. Banks
Phillip L. Bayt
J. Murray Clark
James R. Cumming, M.D.
Karen Ferguson Fuson
Jerome F. Henry, Jr.
Jay L. Hess, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S.A.
Craig S. Huse
Carlie Irsay-Gordon
Deborah L. Keller
Forrest D. Lucas
Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.
Leah Corrine Martinson, M.D.
James T. Morris
Dennis M. Murphy
Karen S. Pence
Ronald F. Remak
Cathleen L. Rooney
Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D.
Jerry D. Semler
Cynthia Simon Skjodt
Georgette A. Smith
Mark A. Smith
Michael L. Smith
Craig K. Svensson
Eugene R. Tempel
John T. Thompson
Michael E. Weaver

Life Governors

Robert R. Baxter
Gerald L. Bepko
Kristin G. Fruehwald
Anton H. George
George Rapp, M.D.
Jacqueline Simon
Richard D. Waterfield

Board Member Login

Contact:
Riley Children’s Foundation
30 S. Meridian St. Suite 200
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Riley@RileyKids.org
(317) 634-4474

For questions about donations and fundraising, contact Cara Lathrop at CLathrop@RileyKids.org.

 

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    Riley Hospital Autism Hub
    April 4, 2017

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    Riley Hospital Autism Hub April 4, 2017

    Learn how Riley is working to help increase early diagnosis of autism in Indiana.

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    Simon Skjodt Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit at Riley Hospital
    February 10, 2017

    Thanks to a visionary donor, Riley Hospital has a brand... More

    Simon Skjodt Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit at Riley Hospital February 10, 2017

    Thanks to a visionary donor, Riley Hospital has a brand new wing. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look before patients arrived in November 2016.

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    John Andretti honored as Champion for Children
    December 20, 2016

    Congratulations to John Andretti on receiving the 2016... More

    John Andretti honored as Champion for Children December 20, 2016

    Congratulations to John Andretti on receiving the 2016 Dr. Morris Green Champion for Children Award.

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    2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video
    December 20, 2016

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    2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video December 20, 2016

    Watch our 2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Finale Video presented by Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

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    Meet our 2017 Riley Champions
    December 15, 2016

    Each year, several special children who show courage and... More

    Meet our 2017 Riley Champions December 15, 2016

    Each year, several special children who show courage and selfless dedication to others through philanthropic efforts are selected to serve as Riley Champions.

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    2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Recap
    November 22, 2016

    Watch our recap video from the 2016 Hope Happens Here... More

    2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon Recap November 22, 2016

    Watch our recap video from the 2016 Hope Happens Here Luncheon.

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    Riley kids Say Thank You to Researchers
    November 18, 2016

    Riley kids Caleb, Chloe, Cierra and Dane had the... More

    Riley kids Say Thank You to Researchers November 18, 2016

    Riley kids Caleb, Chloe, Cierra and Dane had the opportunity to meet and thank researchers who are working to cure childhood diseases.

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    Meet Kyle Thompson
    November 18, 2016

    Riley kid Kyle Thompson's story shows the importance of... More

    Meet Kyle Thompson November 18, 2016

    Riley kid Kyle Thompson's story shows the importance of supporting Maternity and Newborn Care.

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    Family Support Programs at Riley Hospital
    November 18, 2016

    Meet members of the Riley Child Life and Social Work... More

    Family Support Programs at Riley Hospital November 18, 2016

    Meet members of the Riley Child Life and Social Work team! Donors fund 75 percent of Child Life and 25 percent of Social Work services at Riley Hospital.

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    Give Hope with Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center
    November 9, 2016

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    Give Hope with Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center November 9, 2016

    Join Fifth Third Bank and Indiana Blood Center this holiday season and give hope to our Riley kids.

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