New Director Named for SAH Foundation
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (Nov. 15, 2021): Kathy Parker has been named executive director of the St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation. Parker has been a part of St. Anthony’s Hospital and BayCare for seven years as an account manager for Physician Business Development. Parker has been acting as the Foundation’s interim executive director since April.
“When the position of Foundation executive director opened, we knew that we could trust Kathy to continue the great work that our Foundation team is known for,” said St. Anthony’s Hospital President Scott Smith. “Although we did an extensive nationwide search, we are extremely happy that we were able to find a trusted member of our St. Anthony’s family to fill the role.”
Parker, a native of Bethesda, MD, holds a master’s degree in health services administration from George Washington University. Before joining BayCare and St. Anthony’s, she did marketing, legislative affairs and business development work for Bayfront Health.
“The Foundation is a vital part of the St. Anthony’s family and I am honored to be trusted with guiding the team at this time,” Parker said. “After my time as the interim executive director, I am so excited to be able to continue to build on the community support we have achieved.”
About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 393-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany. Celebrating its 90th year, St. Anthony’s has a rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. It was one of the first hospitals that joined together to form BayCare Health System. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993 or go to www.BayCare.org/SAH.
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information visit www.BayCare.org.