Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation Names New President

Ben Renberg. Credit: Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation.

Congratulations to Ben Renberg, who was recently named the new president of the Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation after a national search. With 25 years of development experience, Renberg will begin his new role on Feb. 1, 2021.

“Ben has an excellent reputation as a strategist and fundraiser. He is a proven leader with an impressive track record,” said Norm Bagwell, chairman of the Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation Board, in a recent press release. “We look forward to working with him to build on the legacy of excellence and success for which the Foundation is known.”

Prior to this position, Renberg has worked at Cornell University as a senior associate vice president of alumni affairs and development since 2016. At Cornell, he led day-to-day operations and focused on effectively integrating and heightening fundraising activities and planning the university’s next comprehensive fundraising campaign.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ben back to Texas,” said Kristi Sherrill, interim president of Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation, and chief policy and community affairs officer of Baylor Scott & White Health, in the release. “His experience and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to advance our Mission and serve patients and communities across North Texas.”

Renberg is a native Texan, who previously served as associate vice president at Rice University. Before that, he served as assistant dean of external relations for the university’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. Renberg also spent time as a partner with Dini Partners, a consulting firm specializing in nonprofits; as associate vice president for university development at Baylor University; and as director of development at Baylor College of Medicine.

“I am inspired by the work of Baylor Scott & White Health and excited to be a part of the North Texas community,” Renberg said in the release.

Renberg earned both his bachelor’s and Master of Business Administration degrees from Baylor University. He and his family will be relocating to Texas in the new year.

Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest nonprofit health system in the state of Texas, which promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. Through its 52 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care, throughout Texas, and via virtual touchpoints.

Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation is a separately incorporated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which raises and manages funds to support Baylor Scott & White Health in North Texas. Since the Foundation was established in 1978, it has distributed more than $825 million to fund innovative research, training for future leaders in healthcare, the purchase of advanced medical technology and programs that support employees and enhance care for patients and communities. More than 7,000 annual donors generously provide support every year.

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