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Introducing Trish Buote as Executive Director of the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation

Brockville, August 3, 2023 - The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce the appointment of Trish Buote as the organization's new Executive Director, effective August 21, 2023. With an impressive track record in strategic planning, operational leadership, employee engagement, and fundraising, Trish brings a wealth of expertise and a proven ability to deliver outstanding results.

Trish, a local within the community, is a name familiar to many and widely recognized for her contributions with United Way of Leeds and Grenville. Over the course of her career, Trish has consistently demonstrated a deep understanding of strategic plan recommendations and has provided operational leadership to various organizations. Notably, she played a pivotal role in leading the United Way of Leeds and Grenville to achieve six consecutive years of fundraising growth and target achievement. This remarkable accomplishment showcases her ability to inspire teams, cultivate donor relationships, and execute successful fundraising initiatives.

As a seasoned professional in marketing and fundraising, Trish has spearheaded transformative efforts for high-profile not-for-profits across North America through multi-million-dollar brand, marketing, and communications programs. She possesses hands-on experience in proposal and business plan development, partnership management, operations oversight, fiscal stewardship, direct marketing, website development, social media campaigns, grassroots efforts, and media-intensive projects.

Trish has also demonstrated outstanding client services leadership, driving growth and implementation on major accounts, and played a pivotal role in leading significant Request for Proposals/Funding Proposals to support revenue growth for organizations.

“As we move forward, the future looks bright for the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation. We welcome Trish as the new Executive Director for the Foundation, who is well acquainted with the community and brings years of experience in the non-profit sector,” remarked Joan Simon, Interim Executive Director.

The board and staff members are excited to welcome Trish and are confident in her ability to lead the organization into a future filled with growth and prosperity.

Joan Simon will transition towards focusing on her role as Manager of Major Gifts and Donor Engagement.

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Joan Simon
Interim Executive Director
Brockville and District Hospital Foundation

Dawn Tymianski
Board Chair
Brockville and District Hospital Foundation

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