Cathleen Creedon is Director of Development for the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), where she is responsible for working with CHAI’s CEO and senior leadership to secure sources of entrepreneurial funding and guidance that will enable CHAI to enter new arenas and expand upon existing opportunities that can have tremendous impact upon the future of those CHAI serves. Since CHAI’s inception, individual and institutional supporters have played a key role in enabling CHAI’s efforts to generate large-scale impact and transform global public health.
Ms. Creedon joined CHAI in 2011. Prior to her position with CHAI, she worked with Cape Cod Healthcare in Massachusetts on the successful completion of a campaign to create a new patient wing, a cardiac center and expanded emergency services; created the first-ever major and planned giving program for the International Fund for Animal Welfare to work on issues such as the illegal trade in ivory and exploitation of marine mammals; headed fundraising in the Northeast Region for CARE, the international relief and development agency; helped expand high-level giving for The Trustees of Reservations to preserve open space for public enjoyment; and raised funds to create a science center for Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, Mass.
Ms. Creedon received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Wellesley College.