Vice President of Foundation
Larry Warkoczeski currently serves as Vice President of Foundation for St. Elizabeth Healthcare. His professional career includes senior executive positions in the areas of philanthropy, research and development, strategic planning, marketing and public relations. He has also served as Legal Counsel for a national food distributor, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare mobile technology firm. Additionally, Mr. Warkoczeski served as a full-time faculty member in the business school of a Midwestern university.
Prior to joining St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Mr. Warkoczeski was the Chief Development Officer and Vice President of a healthcare foundation which is part of the 4,800-employee PinnacleHealth System that includes three hospitals, physician clinics and outpatient clinics, headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He also served as Chief Development Officer for Mountain States Health Foundation which is part of a Tennessee-based healthcare system made up of ten hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics and more than 9,000 employees.
Born in Battle Creek, Michigan, Mr. Warkoczeski earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University where he graduated summa cum laude. He also earned a juris doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Warkoczeski is co-author of two nonfiction titles: New Roles for Leaders: A Step-by-Step Guide to Competitive Advantage (Hillsboro Press, 2000) and Taming the Storm: The Art of Synergy (Xlibris Corp, May 2002). He is a member of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, former Rotary International club president, a founder of the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation Affiliate, Northeast Tennessee and a founder of the Mountain States Ronald McDonald House. He is also a member of the Leadership Northern Kentucky Class of 2013.