AdventHealth Ottawa Foundation Welcomes Executive Director Amy Piersol

Amy Piersol, Executive Director of AdventHealth Ottawa Foundation
Amy Piersol, Executive Director, AdventHealth Ottawa Foundation

Amy Piersol is the new executive director of the AdventHealth Ottawa Foundation, the philanthropy organization for AdventHealth Ottawa.

“Amy brings more than two decades of fundraising experience to the Foundation and we are very excited to have her join us in making a difference for those we serve,” said Vance Finch, Foundation Board Chair. “Her knowledge and background, combined with her ties to Franklin County, solidified the confidence we have in her ability to support the healing mission of AdventHealth Ottawa.”

Piersol joins AdventHealth Ottawa Foundation from Cleveland University-Kansas City, where she served as Vice President of Advancement. Previously, she directed development and alumni relations efforts for Baker University and Ottawa University. Piersol recently obtained her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential.

Piersol graduated from Ottawa University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Human Resources. She is a long-time resident of Franklin County and currently resides in Williamsburg, KS.

“We’re exceptionally pleased that Amy has joined our team as we continue our mission of whole person care,” said AdventHealth Ottawa President/CEO Dallas Purkeypile. “Her many years of experience will be instrumental as we strengthen our longstanding relationships and cultivate new connections in the community.”

“I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the leadership of AdventHealth Ottawa and the Foundation’s Board of Directors to secure contributions for the AdventHealth Ottawa Foundation,” said Piersol. “I know there are many generous individuals and organizations in Ottawa and the surrounding communities that have already supported and will continue giving to our local hospital.”