St. James Names New Foundation Director
February 28, 2012
St. James Healthcare announced that Kathryn “Kate” Olney has been named Director of the St. James Healthcare Foundation. Olney will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and overall growth of the Foundation, a 501(c) 3 charitable organization dedicated to raising money to provide additional medical services and related heath care programs at St. James Healthcare.
Chuck Wright, President and CEO of St. James Healthcare and member of the Foundation Board, said, “We are excited that Kate has joined the St. James Healthcare team. Her marketing and public relations background, coupled with her fundraising and community outreach expertise, will help our Foundation expand to the next level for the benefit of all the residents in southwest Montana.”
Prior to joining the Foundation, Olney was the Senior Media and PR Specialist for Blackfoot Telecommunications Group in Missoula, a position she held for 4 years. She also was the Development and Marketing Coordinator at the YWCA Missoula.
Olney, a Helena native, holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana. Kate and her husband, Kelton, have two children.