Westchester Medical Center Health Network Appoints Kevin Carraccio as Senior Vice President, Development



CONTACT:    Anna Dolianitis
    Westchester Medical Center Health Network
    (914) 493-3147



VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 6 , 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the Hudson Valley’s pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare, recently named Kevin Carraccio as its Senior Vice President, Development.

Working with senior administration and network affiliate leadership, Carraccio’s primary charge will be to define and craft WMCHealth’s philanthropic direction across the 10 hospitals in its network. This will include strategies that maximize philanthropic support, particularly through major donors, corporations and foundations at each hospital’s foundation and collaboratively throughout the network. He will also lead the development and implementation of network-wide and local annual giving, cultivation and stewardship programs and events designed to engage stakeholders across the health network to strengthen programs, facilities and services offered throughout the region.

During his career Carraccio has amassed an extensive portfolio of development success. He launched his career in healthcare philanthropy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where Carraccio helped lead a campaign that netted $476.5 million in total gifts and pledges, exceeding its goal more than a year ahead of schedule.

Carraccio also served as Vice President of Development for the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York. There, Carraccio elevated the role of philanthropy throughout the institution through the planning and execution of a $220 million capital campaign to support new facilities, treatment programs and research. Most recently, Carraccio was Assistant Vice President of Advancement at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, where he helped lead a team responsible for completing a $1 billion comprehensive campaign 18 months ahead of schedule, funding basic science and clinical research, facilities, medical education and patient care programs.

Carraccio is a graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia. When not focused on work, Carraccio enjoys the outdoors, playing softball and stand-up paddle boarding. He resides in Port Chester.

About Westchester Medical Center Health Network

The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information about WMCHealth, visit www.WMCHealth.org.

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