Staff Profiles

Joanne Pulles, President

 “The Hope Fund connects us as colleagues and helps us care for one another. I am
so proud to work for a company that extends the mission of caring in such a meaningful way.”

Joe Flynn, Director

 “I give to the Hope Fund because every day I read stories of how our employees
are suffering from circumstances  beyond their control. The thankful letters and emails recipients send to
us are frequent reminders of the difference we are making in about 1,800 lives each year.”

Deana Campbell, Development Manager

“Working with the Hope Fund I am constantly reminded that life can change for
anyone, in an instant. I am so grateful to work for a company that created an avenue for us to join together
during these times.  Knowing that you can help someone when they feel the weight of the world on their
shoulders is so incredible!”

Leigh Clark, Grants Manager

“Keeping a single mother in her home after a lengthy illness, allowing a family
to relieve the burden of finances when losing a loved one and helping families when their home has been
destroyed in a disaster – they all have hope. Everyone deserves opportunities in life and we all win when
families are stable and healthy so in turn we can care for our patients and communities. I believe the Hope
Fund is an integral part of HCA’s culture of caring and I am honored to be a part!”

Meghan LaFever, Grants Specialist

“I frequently hear from applicants that they have been supporting the Hope Fund
for years, but never expected to have to use it themselves. You never know when you are going to be affected
by a hardship, but it’s such a great feeling to know we work for a company that allows us to take care of
each other in our time of need.”


Lindsey McMahon, Grants Specialist

“I am proud to work at a company whose charity extends directly to the
individuals who make it run; it is nice to see people caring for one another.  Although it is tough to hear
about the hardships that my fellow employees are going through, it is reassuring to know that the Hope Fund
is available to provide some relief in their time of need.”

Jim Willsey

Jim Willsey, Database Analyst

“Working for HCA means more than simply using your talents to support the
company’s mission, it means being part of a group that takes care of one another. I feel very blessed that I
get to be a part of the Hope Fund staff, knowing that the work I do helps to ensure that members of the HCA
family have the help they need in difficult times.”

Renee York-Mckenzie

Renee York-Mckenzie, Hope Fund Specialist

“I’m proud to work for a company that encourages its employees to give to those
in need, while promoting a culture of support for each other. We all know that our circumstances can change
unexpectedly, and it is very powerful to see employees from across HCA give to help their colleagues during
those unexpected tough times.”