About Fairview Foundation

Our Purpose

As a nonprofit organization, Fairview Foundation builds philanthropic partnerships to improve the health and well-being of our patients and communities. Donor gifts support our patients, hospitals and clinics across Minnesota, as well as community health programs and outreach.

In accordance with the Charities Review Council Standards, Fairview Foundation 2017 IRS 990 forms are available for review.

Staff Members

John Swanholm, 651-326-3570
Vice President, Community Advancement and President, Foundation

Tiffany Blank, 651-232-3016
Senior Director – Foundation and Community Advancement Operations

Pam Chapman, 612-672-7715
Fund and Grants Manager

Abby Lundquist, 612-672-7236
Prospect Research and Database Manager

Tina Palmer, 952-924-1594
Senior Philanthropy Officer

Kara Rose, 651-232-4836
Senior Grant Writer

Julie Schimelpfenig, 651-232-1460
Senior Director of Philanthropy

Christine Berg Schroeder, 612-672-7781
Annual Giving and Stewardship Officer

Michael Ziomko, 612-767-0207
Senior Philanthropy Officer, Ebenezer Society Foundation

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides governance and oversight for the work of the foundation. Members of the board come from a variety of professional backgrounds and their expertise helps us build philanthropic support for the organization.

Thomas Fee, Chair 
Vector Wealth Management, LLC

Lowell Stortz, Vice Chair 
Stinson Leonard Street, LLP

Carin Thomas, Treasurer 
UBS Financial Services, Inc

Scott Mueller, Secretary 
Mueller Memorial

Charlene Altman
Ascent Private Capital Management of U.S. Bank 

Josephine (Jo) Bailey
Community Volunteer 

Stephen Battista, MD
M Health Heart Care 

Peter DeMaris
UnitedHealth Group 

Timothy Dunleavy
USI Insurance Services 

Litton E. S. Field, Jr.
North Risk Partners 

Gregory Freitag
AxoGen, Inc. 

Roland Hayes
Retired Pastor 

James Hereford
Fairview Health Services

Taqee Khaled
The Nerdery, LLC 

Carol Ley, M.D.
Fairview Health Services Board of Directors

Marcy Morris
CHS, Inc. 

Mai Moua
Hmong American Partnership 

Teri Popp
POPP Communications 

Tony Scheuerman
FCA Minnesota Twin Cities Urban Ministry 

John Swanholm
Fairview Foundation

Dennis Todora
CareAparent 


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