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Novant Health Foundation welcomes Ann Caulkins as new President


June 12, 2019

Former Charlotte Observer publisher helms the Foundation in new role

Novant Health Foundation is pleased to welcome Ann Caulkins as our new President, and we congratulate her on her co-role as Senior Vice President of Novant Health. As the new face of leadership within the foundation, Ann will focus on expanding its profile within local communities. We look forward to having her lead our mission to engage and connect donors to Novant Health programs and initiatives that save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve. With a passion for impact, the six distinct regional foundations actively inspire giving which aides projects and efforts that directly impact patients. They focus primarily on five key areas: infants and children, cancer, heart and vascular, stroke and neuroscience, and research and education.

Caulkin’s impressive professional experience includes her most recent role as the president and publisher of The Charlotte Observer for just over 12 years. Additional accomplishments and participation include:

  • Past president and publisher of The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Business Executive program, Women on Boards: Succeeding as a Corporate Director
  • Board of directors for Crossroads Charlotte, The Fletcher School and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation
  • The Women’s Impact Fund
  • International Women’s Forum
  • Women Executives
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Baylor University alumnus

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