The Foundation's Team

Leadership

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David Kinahan

President

860.837.5710 dkinahanatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Alison Auciello

Senior Vice President, Philanthropy

860.837.5721 aaucielloatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Dakota Atley

Vice President, Foundation Operations

860.837.5718 datleyatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Bree Pelczar

Vice President, Philanthropic Events and Engagement

860.837.5713 bpelczaratconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Dianna Pategas

Vice President, Donor Relations and Stewardship

860.837.5722 dpategasatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Mana Zarinejad

Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations

860.837.5719 mzarinejadatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org

Administration

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David Kinahan

President

860.837.5710 dkinahanatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Alison Auciello

Senior Vice President, Philanthropy

860.837.5721 aaucielloatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Eileen Schwartz

Executive Associate

860.837.5735 eschwartzatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org

Corporate & Foundations Relations

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Molly Dworkin

Associate Vice President

860.837.5748 mdworkinatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Alyssa Horrall

Director, Corporate Relations

860.837.5728 ahorrallatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Caroline Killeen

Assistant Manager, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

860.837.6130 ckilleenatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Jessica Swirson

Assistant Manager, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

860.837.5274 jswirsonatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Mana Zarinejad

Vice President

860.837.5719 mzarinejadatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org

Development

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Abby Bascetta

Development Associate

860.837.5736 abascettaatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Aliza Elwell

Associate Vice President

860.837.5737 aelwellatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Gigi Hawn

Assistant Vice President

860.837.5723 ghawnatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Rob Keane

Associate Vice President, Planned Giving

860.837.5714 rkeaneatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Laura Schmelter

Director, Annual Giving

860.837.5747 lschmelteratconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Tracy Wu Fastenberg

Assistant Vice President

860.837.5733 tfastenbergatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org

Philanthropic Events

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Shelly Graybill

Associate Manager

860.837.5711 sgraybillatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Kurt Knotts

Manager

860.837.7650 kknottsatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Bree Pelczar

Vice President

860.837.5713 bpelczaratconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Summer Sivetz

Manager

860.837.5725 ssivetzatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org

Foundation Operations

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Dakota Atley

Vice President

860.837.5718 datleyatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Judy Birdsey

Data and Research Analyst

860.837.6539 jbirdseyatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Diana Dienavs

Director, Research and Data Analysis

860.837.5750 ddienavsatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Greg Jordan

Manager, Gift Accounting

860.837.5730 gjordanatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Jen Paquette

Manager, Data Health & Analysis

860.837.5729 jpaquetteatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org

Stewardship & Donor Relations

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Mark Cherrington

Development Writer

860.837.5709 mcherringtonatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Amanda Coco

Assistant Manager, Donor Relations/Patient Ambassador Programs

860.837.5734 acocoatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Caitlin Gadecki

Manager, Digital Communications

860.837.5731 cgadeckiatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org
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Dianna Pategas

Vice President

860.837.5722 dpategasatconnecticutchildrens [dot] org