St. Joseph Foundation

About Us

We are committed to bettering the lives of those in our community and of those who come to our facilities for treatment.

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Who We Are

The Wheaton Franciscan – St. Joseph Campus is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that aims to connect donors with initiatives benefiting the health and well-being of our community, in an effort to enhance the exceptional and compassionate health care services provided by our physicians, nurses, and staff at St. Joseph Campus and our outpatient centers: Wheaton Franciscan – Wauwatosa and Brown Deer Campuses.

Our Mission

To support the mission of St. Joseph by: promoting and strengthening the image, role and identity of St. Joseph to others; generating resources for St. Joseph through focused cultivation; and fundraising and being responsible stewards of the Foundation assets.

Board of Directors

The Foundation is entrusted to a board of directors, who are an ethical, dedicated and visionary group representing local business, medical and organizational leadership.

  • Marc Abernethy
    Cardiology District Manager, Medtronic
  • Patti Bohne
    Owner, Olive Promotions
  • Patti Bringe
    Community Volunteer
  • Mark Bruce, DO, Board – Vice Chair
    Physician, Emergency Medicine Specialists
  • Oretha Harris Conversion Project Manager, Fiserv
  • Mike Kotecki Retired Senior Vice President
    Sales & Service, Dematic
  • John Matter, Board – Chair President & CEO, The Equitable Bank
  • Nelson W. Phillips III
    Attorney, Davis Kuelthau Attorneys at Law
  • Stephen Ragatz, MD
    Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – St. Joseph Campus
  • Kathy Szeflinski
    Secretary, Financial Services Provider FIS

Foundation Staff

Racheal Faulks
Philanthropy Manager
Phone: 414-447-3198