At the Riverside Foundation, our staff is committed to continuously furthering the partnerships between Riverside Health System and the communities we serve.

Faye Petro Gargiulo

Vice President, Research and Development, Physician Recruitment and Foundation

Faye Gargiulo

"As the Foundation team, we have the honor and responsibility of channeling Riverside's Mission in a way that educates and motivates those who can help us achieve our Cause. We channel the trust, gratitude and beliefs of our supporters to bring our Mission to life."

Debbie Atkinson

Executive Director

Debbie Atkinson

"Its a great honor that, in my time at Riverside, I've had the privilege to accept gifts of gratitude from people who want to say thank you for the exceptional care they have received from our team."


Pamela Dix-Parker

Development Associate

Pam Parker

"Giving to others as you give to yourself allows everyone to get the most out of life. We are grateful for all of our wonderful donors and how they make a difference in others lives."

Jennifer Frank

Major Gifts Director

Jennifer Frank

"Each of us, including my family, is fortunate to have access to exceptional healthcare at Riverside. The Foundation provides an opportunity for ordinary people to do extraordinary things. Through our high standard of personal care, we are making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and our community."

Crystal Gregory

Gift Planning Director

Crystal Gregory

"There is something extraordinary about connecting people to an organization, a cause, in a way that touches them and moves them to give. Each time that happens, I feel such joy knowing the world is getting a little better - one gift at a time."

Sandy Hennessy

Development Associate

Sandy Hennessy

"As Riverside Team Members, we are blessed with the amazing opportunity to "pay it forward" in our hometowns. The stories we receive at our Foundation –to express gratitude for our caregivers and in memory of loved ones –are inspiring. Everyone has a story –what's yours?"

Kerry Mellette

Director of Advancement

Kerry Mellette

"As a Foundation team member, I have the unique privilege of connecting grateful patients and donors to their health care passions at Riverside."

Brenda Spivey

Development Coordinator

Brenda Spivey

"Riverside's mission "to care for others as we would care for those we love" is truly inspiring. Working with the Riverside Foundation gives me the opportunity to support this mission and give back to the communities we serve."