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President, Waco Family Medicine Foundation, Inc.

Waco, TX

The Waco Family Medicine Foundation, Inc. (WFMF) is searching for its next President to lead and expand this vital healthcare organization’s impact in the community.

The Organization
The Waco Family Medicine Foundation (WFMF) is a cornerstone in Waco's healthcare landscape, raising funds to support the purposes of Waco Family Medicine Center and Institute. The Foundation is key to ensuring financial sustainability and delivering high-quality medical education and research through the WFM Institute, and healthcare services through the WFM Center. It oversees critical elements such as facilities, equipment acquisition, and financial investments, all aimed at advancing healthcare in the region.

The Role

Reporting to the WFMF Board of Directors, the President is the primary executive responsible for the overall administration and management of the Foundation, including financial support of WFM Center, development of Foundation culture, and execution of strategic goals. Together with the Foundation board of directors and in conjunction with WFM Center, the President is accountable for formulating and achieving the Foundation philosophy and strategic direction through their leadership and management. This role demands a leader who can effectively collaborate with stakeholders, manage fundraising operations, and cultivate and maintain donor relationships. The President acts as the chief liaison to the Foundation Board, serving as a non-voting ex-officio member of the Board and all its committees. They oversee governance, strategic direction, and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations.

Key areas of oversight and responsibility:
Strategic and Operational Leadership – Leads with vision to drive the Foundation’s strategic goals, creating an inclusive and high-performing culture.
• Fundraising – Drives the Foundation's fundraising efforts by securing major gifts and building strong donor relationships through strategic communications, events, and recognition.
• Partnerships and Community Engagement – Builds and maintains strong relationships with key community and business leaders to enhance the Foundation's reach and impact.
• Asset Supervision – Oversees physical and financial assets to support the operational and strategic needs of Waco Family Medicine Center and Institute.

The Ideal Candidate
As the ideal candidate, you are committed to improving your community and the world by creating equitable healthcare opportunities for all so that people can reach their full potential. You are a seasoned leader who understands the nuances of managing a non-profit organization. You are adept at navigating complex environments, aligning various stakeholders around common goals, and driving growth through strategic planning and resource management. You are a compelling communicator who can advocate for the organization’s mission. You are a talented and natural relationship builder who can effectively engage with high-level donors, community partners, patients, and the public.

Qualifications and Experience
• A university degree in a related field such as business administration, communications, for-profit or non-profit management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• At least 5 years of senior-level management experience, preferably in a healthcare or nonprofit setting.
• Demonstrated expertise in strategic planning and operational leadership.
• A proven track record in fundraising and donor relations, particularly with prominent donors and major foundations.
• A good understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements related to non-profit operations.
• Excellent relationship-building skills, with the ability to foster a collaborative and inclusive organizational culture.

Skills and Attributes
• A purpose-driven leader with strong social justice lenses.
• Strong leadership skills with a focus on ethical governance and strategic foresight.
• Integrity and creativity, with sound judgment.
• Superior skill in strategic financial and organizational management.
• Decisiveness combined with a facilitative style and the ability to effectively explain decisions.
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, capable of inspiring trust and confidence.
• Innovative thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Embody a leadership style which creates an environment promoting equitable inclusion.

Waco Family Medicine Foundation is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities/racialized people; and people with disabilities. We are looking for a leader who shares our deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of our organizational practice and community engagement.

We will begin reviewing applications on July 26, 2024.  

If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Michelle Doyle at, Jennie Massey at or submit your full application package online by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button below.