The fellowship would not be possible without the many men and women who contribute to our convergence conferences, provide programming for monthly webinars, serve as mentors, and volunteer to share their time and expertise. We are additionally grateful for the significant financial contributions of our sponsoring organizations and Catalyst Circle members.


Catalyst Circle Members 2018

$75,000 or more

BDC Advisors+

$10,000 to $19,999

Dignity Health

Spiegel-Pollock Family Foundation

$5,000 to $9,999

CareMore Health System

Joanne Conroy*

Patrick and Connie Hays

John Pritzker Family Fund

Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc.

Stephens Foundation/Peggy L. Stephens Trust

$1,000 to $4,999

Barbara Anderman*

The Anderson-Kaible Family Fund

David and Ellen Blumenthal*

Odette Bolano*

Cynthia E. Boyd*

Ruth Williams-Brinkley

Christine Cassel

David and Karin Chamberlain

J. Stuart Francis and Diana Stark

Jonah Frohlich

Larry Goodman

Jason Family Foundation

Kathryn Johnson*

Christine Malcolm*

Kathryn Mershon

Maria Padin

Douglas Riddle*

Nancy Schlichting

Richard and Sally Slavin

The Commonwealth Fund

Our appreciation to all 73 donors, including gifts at $999 or less, contributing a total of $169,424.

Special recognition for all pro-bono services and in-kind donations:

Barbara Anderman*

David Anderson

Fawn Lopez

Christine Malcolm*

Mary Pittman*

Douglas Riddle*

Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc.

Gard Communications

Rush University

Gayle Capozzalo*


Epstein Becker & Greene, P.C.

Perri Strawn



$75,000 or more

BDC Advisors+
Fawn Lopez (in-kind)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


$20,000 to $74,999

Blue Shield of California Foundation+
R. Cameron Emmott*
Rupert H. Johnson, Jr. Foundation


$10,000 to $19,999

Barbara Anderman* (in-kind)
Christine Malcolm* (in-kind)
Mary Pittman* (in-kind)
Doug Riddle (in-kind)
Russell Reynolds Associates (in-kind)
van Dillen Partners Charitable Fund
Elisa Williams (in-kind)


$7,500 to $9,999

California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Rush University+
John Muir Health+


$5,000 to $7,499

American Hospital Association
Joanne Conroy*
David and Helen Emmott
James and Marritje Greene
The O'Shea/Auen Fund
Peggy L. Stevens Trust


$2,500 to $4,999

America’s Essential Hospitals
C-Sweetener (in-kind)
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. (in-kind)
Forster Family Foundation Inc.
Kovacevich Family Foundation
Quigley Family Foundation
Ted and Jen Ullyot


$1,000 to $2,499

David Anderson*
David Blumenthal*
Martha Byorum
David and Karin Chamberlain
Carilion Clinic+
Maureen Cotter
Lisa Egbuonu-Davis*
Ted DellaVecchia
William Doenges
Denise & Dean Duncan
Evariant, Inc.
Elizabeth Fannon
Kathryn Johnson*
Jeffery and Brenda Kang
The Leadership Institute
Kathy Mershon
Randi Murray
Carmen Hooker Odom
Catherine Podell
Ellen Rudnick
Jaewon and Sarah Ryu*
PK Scheerle and Bruce Bolyard
Nancy Schlichting*
Scribner Family Trust
Richard and Sally Slavin*
Diana Stark
Andrew Sussman
Frank and Marianne Walters
John and Carol Wilson



* Governing Board members and staff
+ Sponsoring organization / Underwriting a fellow at $40,000