Paul currently serves as the Major Gifts Officer for Prairie
Heart Institute of Illinois. He was previously the Grants Officer for St. John’s
Hospital and responsible for researching, writing, and stewarding grant
opportunities and helping hospital staff in the grant seeking process. He
was also the Development Officer for St. John’s College of Nursing.
Prior to joining the Friends of St. John’s staff, Paul
successfully oversaw grant development and scholarship stewardship for Millikin
University. While at Millikin, he also assisted in governmental relations.
Brandy is a Facilitator for St. John’s Children’s
Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network.
She coordinates fundraising events and programs for St. John’s
Children’s Hospital, such as the St. John’s Children’s Hospital Golf Outing,
Help Links, Dance Dash 5K and the WOLF and WDBR Cares for Kids Radiothon.
Brandy earned a B.A. in Communications from the University
of Illinois at Springfield. Previously, she was the Marketing & Promotions
Director for the Capitol Radio Group and the Executive Director of the
generation Healthy Coalition.
Born and raised in the Springfield community,
Brandy is honored to work with the children and families served by St. John’s
Katie joined the Friends of St. John’s in April of 2014 after serving as our Children’s Miracle Network intern. Katie, a graduate of Western Illinois University, is responsible for the processing and acknowledging of gifts, maintaining accurate donor records and assisting with special projects and events.