Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Foundation, Inc.

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 Hospital 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

Our mission is to support the St. Joseph Hospital Campus 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.

Kathy Szeflinski
Financial Services Provider FIS

Stephen Ragatz, MD
Vice Chair
St. Joseph Hospital
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Val Johnson
Financial Advisor

Margaret Carr, MD
Ascension Medical Group

Marc Abernethy
Cardiology District Manager

Kevin Kluesner
St. Joseph Hospital
Chief Administrative Office

Mike Kotecki
Senior VP Sales and Services

Nelson W. Phillips III

Tim Richman
Elmbrook Memorial

Foundation Staff

Racheal Faulks
Philanthropy Manager
Phone: 414-585-4927