Kettering Medical Center Foundation names new president

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Kettering Medical Center Foundation names new president

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Rick Thie has been named president of the Kettering Medical Center Foundation.

He comes to Kettering Health Network from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation in St. Petersburg, Fla., where he served as assistant director of and senior gift officer for Planned Giving since 2016.

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Prior to that he was a managing principal with Lifetime Investment Management, LLC, in Sarasota, Fla.

Thie earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Dayton and is pursuing his master’s degree in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

The Kettering Medical Center Foundation is Kettering Medical Center System’s fund development arm for Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center, Kettering Behavioral Medicine Center, Kettering College, Kettering Health Network Middletown, and Troy Hospital.

Earlier this week, Kettering Health also named a new president of a different foundation, the Greene Medical Foundation.

The new president John Nafie served in the Office of Philanthropy at Loma Linda University Health in southern California for the past five years, most recently as development director for the Major Gifts Team.

Greene Medical Foundation is linked to Kettering Health Network’s care facilities in Greene County, including Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia and Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek.

Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of nine hospitals, 12 emergency departments, and 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. The network’s hospitals are Kettering, Grandview, Sycamore, Southview, Greene Memorial, Soin, Fort Hamilton, Troy and Kettering Behavioral Medicine.

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