ThedaCare leaders are pleased to announce Barbara Beuscher CFRE, will join the organization as Chief Philanthropy Officer and Senior Vice President. In this role, Beuscher will lead the ThedaCare Family of Foundations. ThedaCare Family of Foundations serves as ThedaCare’s philanthropic partner in creating and transforming health and care experiences that exceed expectations every day. Through philanthropic advancements, Beuscher will support growth opportunities that align with the ThedaCare mission of improving the health and well-being of communities served.
“I’m honored to have been selected to lead the ThedaCare Family of Foundations, which inspires giving, and funds initiatives that improve the health of the communities we serve, and provides exceptional health care experiences,” said Beuscher. “I look forward to working collaboratively with ThedaCare leaders, partners, donors and community volunteers, to continue the important work that enhances the care for patients and families.”
Beuscher received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where she also earned her Executive MBA and was selected for the Chancellor’s EMBA Scholarship. She recently held the position of Vice President for Advancement at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. She has also held various advancement and development positions at Malone University, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Marian University and Ripon College.
“As a not-for-profit community health system, ThedaCare has woven itself into the very fabric of the communities we serve through our 110-year history,” said Imran A. Andrabi, MD, FAAFM, ThedaCare president and CEO. “We look forward to Barbara’s leadership of the ThedaCare Family of Foundations, fostering relationships and partnerships, which provide the ability for our system to continue to make a positive impact in our communities.”
In addition to her work in philanthropy, Beuscher is committed to actively being involved in community organizations, including Erie Estate Planning Council, Leadership Stark, The Workshops, Inc. Twi, Peace Lutheran Church, Oshkosh Area United Way, American Red Cross and more. Upon her return to Central Wisconsin, she looks forward to re-engaging with and serving local non-profit agencies.
Beuscher will begin her role at ThedaCare on May 15, 2023.
For more than 110 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to improving the health and well-being of the communities it serves in Northeast and Central Wisconsin. The organization delivers care to more than 650,000 residents in 17 counties and employs approximately 7,000 providers and team members. ThedaCare has 180 points of care, including eight hospitals. As an organization committed to being a leader in Population Health, team members are dedicated to empowering people to live their unique, best lives. ThedaCare also partners with communities to understand needs, finding solutions together, and encouraging health awareness and action. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts about a patient’s care. ThedaCare is proud to partner with Children’s Wisconsin and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to enhance convenient access to the most advanced levels of specialty care. ThedaCare is a not-for-profit health system with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs, as well as primary care.