MILWAUKEE (5/5/2012) - Chad Hershner has joined Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Fox Valley Foundation as development director. In this role, Hershner is responsible for overseeing and managing the major gifts fundraising for Children's. Additionally, Hershner will play a leading role in working to secure funds for the Catalpa Health capital campaign, a partnership between Children's, Affinity Health System, and ThedaCare to provide mental and behavioral health services for youth and adolescents.
Prior to joining Children's, Hershner served as vice president of advancement at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton where he was responsible for overseeing and managing the center's fundraising initiatives including its $1.4 million Annual Partner Campaign and $25 million Keystone Campaign.
Hershner earned a masters degree from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD and a bachelor's degree from Penn State University. He resides in Appleton with his partner and two children.
About Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is the region's only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The hospital, with locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wis. is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States and was named one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. Children's Hospital provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. In 2010, Children's Hospital invested more than $105 million in the community to improve the health status of children through medical care, advocacy, education and pediatric medical research. Children's Hospital achieves its mission in part through donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is proud to be a Children's Miracle Network Hospital. For more information, visit the website at chw.org.