Blue Hill Memorial Hospital (BHMH) is pleased to announce Christopher Haley as the new Director of Philanthropy effective November 12, 2012. Mr. Haley has twenty-three years of development experience primarily focused in the area of education. He has held multiple positions during his career including Director of Annual Giving, Director of Capital Support, and Executive Director of Alumni Relations, Communications, and Development. He has experienced several campaigns during his career ranging in goals from $3.5 million to the current $1 billion campaign just launched at Boston University.
The hospital is looking forward to a more concentrated effort with regard to philanthropy, and focusing this position solely on development is the first step. “Chris certainly brings new ideas and energy to our team”, explains Greg Roraff, president and CEO, Blue Hill Memorial Hospital. “We look forward to introducing him to the many friends and supporters of the hospital, and are confident that our Blue Hill community will welcome his enthusiasm and strong commitment to the philanthropic goals of our hospital.”
With three new members and a renewed focus for the BHMH Advancement Committee, Mr. Haley will have an effective group of wise, experienced volunteers to connect with immediately. Charlie Hatfield, board member and chairman of the Advancement Committee is eager to start working with Mr. Haley. “Blue Hill Memorial Hospital is fortunate to have recruited such a highly- experienced individual. There is great opportunity to strengthen our fundraising program with an emphasis on cultivating relationships, and Chris intends to do just that.”
Chris Haley was born and raised in upstate New York before moving to Baltimore, MD. He is a graduate of Xavier University with a BSBA in marketing. In addition to Boston University, Chris has worked at Dickinson College, Cornell University, Colgate University, McDaniel College, and Loyola University Maryland where he received his MBA in 2011.
Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. Chris lives in Penobscot with his wife Megann. Chris has two children in Baltimore, Andrew and Hannah, and three step children, William, Caroline, and Lily.