Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation announces new president and chief development officer

Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation on Monday announced that, effective July 1, Alissa Memoli will serve as president and chief development officer, replacing Philip Salerno III, who will retire June 30 after 36 years at CSHF.

“The CSH Foundation board of trustees executed an extensive selection process for the next president and CDO of our foundation, and we are confident that Alissa is the right choice to advance the foundation toward our strategic goals,” Leslie Taylor, chair, CSHF board, said. “Alissa is a seasoned leader with a true passion for our mission.”

Before joining CSHF, Memoli spent 12 years at the American Heart Association in various leadership roles, including regional vice president, New England, vice president, corporate relations, founders affiliate, and executive director, Northern New Jersey. During her tenure, she was recognized for results-driven leadership, positive financial results, development of high-performing teams and her commitment to the highest ethical standards in philanthropy.

Memoli will oversee all operations and a comprehensive resource development program that includes individual and planned giving, corporate and foundation partnerships, and cause related marketing.