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Bill Kingston joins OhioHealth Foundation as Chief Development Officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio – OhioHealth announced that Bill Kingston has been named system vice president, chief development officer for the OhioHealth Foundation.

Kingston will be responsible for providing leadership for the day-to-day management of the Foundation as well as philanthropic initiatives throughout the not-for-profit healthcare organization’s system.

In this role, he will further develop and enhance fundraising efforts for the Foundation which benefits OhioHealth Riverside Bill KingstonMethodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grady Memorial and OhioHealth Hospice.

Kingston most recently served as the senior executive director of advancement and marketing for the University of Miami, the Miller School of Medicine and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Miami, Florida. During his time there, he was responsible for overseeing daily philanthropic and marketing efforts for clinical and research priorities. He increased productivity and charitable giving while managing a philanthropic portfolio of 300 prospects.

Prior to his experience at the University of Miami, he served as the senior director of development for the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky and as president and chief executive officer for the Community Health Network Foundation in Indianapolis, Indiana, and vice president of philanthropy of Catholic Health East.

Kingston holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri. He has served on the board of the Miami Dolphins Cycling Challenge and is a past founding board member of the Jane Pauley Community Health Center and served as chairman of the board of the Indiana AIDS Fund and the Ryan White Foundation. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Mary Byron Project and the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Herron School of Art & Design at Indiana University.

About OhioHealth
OhioHealth is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, charitable, healthcare organization with Methodist roots. Based in Columbus, Ohio, OhioHealth is currently recognized as one of the top five large health systems in America by Truven Health Analytics. It is also recognized by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and has been for eight years in a row, 2007-2014.

Serving its communities since 1891, it is a family of 28,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network of 12 hospitals, 50+  health and surgery centers, a hospice, home-health, medical equipment and other health services spanning a 40-county area.

OhioHealth member hospitals include OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital-Columbus, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital, OhioHealth MedCentral Shelby Hospital and the OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, please visit our website at www.ohiohealth.com.