Bev is a Certified Fund Raising
Executive (CFRE) and has held leadership roles in non-profit fundraising for
more than 20 years. Her primary practice has been in the areas of health care
and education. Bev’s familiarity with the Springfield community, her fund
development experience, and her leadership skills will be indispensable to St.
John’s as we raise funds in support of new facilities, state-of-the-art
technology, and leading-edge programs that continue St. John’s Mission of
In coming to St. John’s, Bev was
strongly motivated by serving the needs of a faith-based and mission-driven
Paul Scherschel joined St. John’s Hospital in 2011. As Grants Officer, Paul is responsible for researching, writing, and stewarding grant opportunities and helping hospital staff in the grant seeking process. Prior to joining the Friends of St. John’s staff, Paul has successfully overseen grant development and assisted in governmental relations.
Paul earned his B.A. in philosophy with a concentration in pre-medicine from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois.