Mountain View, CA - June 8, 2010 - Larry Feder, a seasoned executive with more than twenty-five years experience in fund raising and foundation development at some of the nation's most prestigious health care organizations, has been named president of the El Camino Hospital Foundation, hospital officials announce today. Mr. Feder, who will join the organization July 1, was selected after a nationwide search.
"We are excited to have found a person of such caliber and experience to lead the El Camino Hospital Foundation," says Phyllis Dorricott, past president of the Foundation's Board of Directors and chair of the foundation search committee. "He will be a very good fit for the goals we have identified in our new three to five year strategic plan. Adds Robert Adams, current board president, "Larry will help the Foundation play a major role in ensuring that El Camino Hospital remain the elite hospital it is in terms of medical technology and quality of patient care. We look forward to working with Larry to achieve those goals."
Most recently, Mr. Feder was vice president of the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation in Tampa, Florida, where he was instrumental in raising $75 million for the center in four years. Previously he was associate vice president, development at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; vice president of the foundation at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, where he raised more than $200 million; and national director of development for the City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles.
He received a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Antioch University in Los Angeles and earned certification as a Certified Financial Planner from the University of Southern California. He also holds membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.