Emma Rogers announced as the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation’s new CEO

(SIMCOE) – The Norfolk General Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Rogers as the Foundation’s new CEO. Emma will officially begin her role on October 2, 2023. Emma was selected after a rigorous national search and recruitment process.

Emma brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in social entrepreneurship, charity management, advocacy, and fundraising. For the past five years, she has served as the CEO of the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, demonstrating her dedication to making a positive impact in those communities. Prior to this role, she honed her skills as the Director of Marketing at IG Wealth Management and held the position of Director of Community Relations and Engagement at United Way.

Emma’s commitment to philanthropy is truly remarkable. As the co-founder of Guelph Gives, she initiated a community charitable effort that has inspired civic philanthropy and business engagement since 2014. Her outstanding contributions have earned her the Guelph Mayor’s Award, the Paul Harris Award, and recognition as one of the community’s Forty Under Forty for her visionary leadership.

With Emma at the helm, the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation looks forward to a bright future.

“I am thrilled and deeply honoured to take on the role of CEO at the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation,” said Emma. “I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to work alongside our exceptional team at NGH and NHNH, dedicated to serving Norfolk County with excellence. Together, we will build upon the strong philanthropic foundation that the Foundation has established, working towards a future where compassionate healthcare is accessible to all. I am fully committed to driving positive change, nurturing meaningful relationships, and igniting generosity to propel our mission forward.”

Emma’s capable leadership, combined with the dedication of the Foundation team, will undoubtedly propel the organization to new heights. The NGH Foundation is confident that Emma’s passion for their mission, her wealth of experience, and her leadership skills will help them achieve even greater success in advancing their goals.

“We extend a heartfelt welcome to Emma Rogers, who joins us as the newly appointed CEO of the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation, said Beth Snowden, NGH Foundation Board Chair. “We are pleased to have a candidate of such outstanding calibre join the NGH Foundation and look forward to increased growth and community outreach with her leadership for the sustained future of our hospital. Emma’s outstanding leadership will play a pivotal role in advancing our vision to expand and innovate, ensuring that our community continues to receive compassionate and cutting-edge healthcare close to home. With open arms, we welcome our new CEO of the Foundation, embracing her unique insights and visionary guidance as we work together to serve and bolster our ever-growing community.”

 We look forward to a bright future under Emma’s capable leadership.