Spectrum Health Foundation Zeeland Community Hospital Welcomes New Director
Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Kris Palosaari, MA, CFRE, as director of the Spectrum Health Foundation Zeeland Community Hospital.
Palosaari has served as a lead specialist for the Spectrum Health Foundation since 2016 with primary focus on major donor relations. Her extensive experience in development includes working for the Salvation Army, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Mackinac Center for Public Policy and the GEMS Girls’ Club International Ministry. She has a master’s degree in organization communication from Western Michigan University and a Certificate of Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
“We are pleased that Kris will be sharing her passion for philanthropy with our community,” said Ron Lewis, President, Zeeland Community Hospital. “Her comprehensive development and donor relations experience will significantly enhance our foundation’s impact as we remain committed to improving the health of the communities we serve.”
In the director role at Zeeland Community Hospital, Palosaari will be responsible for growing philanthropic support by cultivating relationships in the community and managing fund raising programs and events.
Palosaari grew up in West Michigan and now resides in Hudsonville, along with her husband, children and five grandchildren.