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Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation Leadership & Staff

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Rick Scott

Rick Scott, CFRE
President, Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation

Rick Scott, CFRE, is responsible for fundraising and volunteer programs for Presbyterian Healthcare Services. He has been a fundraising professional for about 25 years and has extensive experience in healthcare philanthropy. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

After joining Presbyterian in 2012 and until April 2019, Rick oversaw the creation and development of the major and planned gifts program in his roles as Executive Director--Major and Planned Gifts and Vice President. He assumed the President role in April 2019.

A Wisconsin native, Rick previously held senior-level fundraising positions at Milwaukee-area healthcare institutions including Froedtert Hospital (an adult teaching hospital), the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Wisconsin.

Active in both community and professional organizations, Rick is a past president of the New Mexico Estate Planning Council and served on the board of the Center for Hands-On Learning, a Rio Rancho, NM-based nonprofit organization. He has been active with the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and supported the Association for Fundraising Professionals-New Mexico Chapter, serving on both program planning and National Philanthropy Day committees, and as a mentor.

Mr. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Board of Directors

  • Chair:​​

    V. Sue Cleveland


  • Chair-Elect:

    Scottie Pierce, PhD.
  • Past Chair:

    W. Rob Lasater
  • Treasurer:

    John Rochester
  • Secretary:

    Helen A. Grevey


  • Dale C. Maxwell (PHS)
  • Loretta Travelli (PHS Volunteer Services)
  • Norm Becker

Board Members

  • Kyle A. Armstrong
  • Nathan R. Armstrong
  • Molly Bachechi
  • Mark Fidel
  • Dan Friedman, MD
  • Carlos Garcia
  • Andrea Hanson*
  • Teresa Hartnett
  • Trevor Hatchell
  • Ruth Huning-Gonzales
  • Robert A. Jung*
  • Robert F. Melendez, MD, MBA
  • Steven M. Nakamura
  • Scottie Pierce, PhD
  • Richard Reif
  • John Rochester
  • Michael M. Silva, Jr.
  • Sonya Morring Smith
  • Shelly Stepenaskie, MD
  • Linda Weil
  • Chad Worthen
  • James Zanios

* Past Board Chair

Board Emeritus

  • Joseph H. Badal
  • Elsie Banes*
  • Laura Hueter Bass
  • E. Mannie Blaugrund*
  • Jane Boyd*
  • G. Kenneth Brashar*
  • Frank Bridges*
  • Earl Caldwell
  • Paul Calhoun
  • David Cooper*
  • H.C. Donnelly*
  • Vaun T. Floyd, MD*
  • Joyce Godwin
  • Doug Guinn
  • A.E. Huntsinger*
  • William C. Johns, M.D.*
  • Charles K. Johnson
  • Don Kawal
  • Ben Lanford Sr.*
  • Louis Levin, M.D.*
  • Ralph Loken*
  • G.B. Moneymaker, M.D.*
  • Daniel D. Myers*
  • Kenneth R. Odell
  • Mary Poole*
  • Jack C. Redman, M.D.*
  • George Rhodes, PhD
  • George Rutherford*
  • M. W. Smith*
  • Arthur H. Spiegel*
  • Robert J. Stamm*
  • Matt Tandysh, M.D.*
  • Arthur Vall-Spinosa
  • Ed Whaley*
  • Lawrence Wilkinson, M.D.*
  • Donald Wolfel, M.D.
  • Ray Woodham*

* Deceased

Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation Staff

Phone: 505-724-6580


Rick Scott, CFRE


Annual Giving

Vice President - Annual Giving

Melanie Hitchcock

Special Events Specialist

Taylor Trodden

Development Coordinator

Shaun Grady

Major & Planned Giving

Vice President - Major & Planned Giving


Development Director

Alicia Marcell

Development Director - Santa Fe

Justin Schroer


Vice President - Operations

Hayden Marzynski

Operations Manager

Teresa Diaz

Luminary Circle

Luminary Circle Director

Jennifer Connell

Luminary Circle Coordinator

Cammie Witty

Development Coordinator

Sharlan Thomas

Volunteer Services

Director of Volunteer Services

Mandy Guest