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Susan Dusick, CFRE

Susan Dusick, CFRE

President & CEO
519-749-6578 ext 1514

Susan Dusick is the President & CEO of St. Mary's General Hospital Foundation.

Following a successful 20 year career in business development and marketing in the private sector, Susan joined the Foundation team in 2005 as Director of Leadership Gifts. She was appointed to Vice President of the Foundation in 2010 and, in 2016, Susan took succession as President.

Over the past 14 years, Susan has been instrumental in raising more than $65 million towards equipment, patient care, and services at St. Mary’s General Hospital.

In 2011 Susan received her Certified Fund Raising Executive designation.

Caroll Watson

Caroll Watson

Manager, Finance and Administration
519-749-6569

Caroll Watson joins the foundation team as Manager, Finance and Administration, bringing with her 20+ years in the not for profit, Government and foundation sectors in finance, business operations and project implementation. 

Caroll is a strong business professional with management and technology expertise in Health Care and Community Services. Her education in Business Administration and Accounting support the business skills.

Caroll’s passion is helping others and giving to the community and is proud to play a role in supporting St. Mary’s General Hospital. 

Caroll resides in Kitchener with her partner Brian and their trusted and loyal dog companion. Gardening, art and reading are always on the top of the “to do” list.
Amy Hazelwood

Amy Hazelwood

Director of Communications & Community Engagement
519-749-6539

Amy Hazelwood is the Director of Communications & Community Engagement for the Foundation.

Following a lengthy career in the consumer branded products industry, Amy found herself yearning for an opportunity to dedicate her extensive background in marketing to a cause more worthy.

Having joined the Foundation in June of 2015, Amy now leads communications planning, and the team responsible for the development, promotion, and execution of all events and fundraising campaigns.

In her free time, Amy can most often be found making memories with her husband Simon and two teenaged daughters in Kitchener and on the shores of Lake Huron.
David Kreutzkamp

David Kreutzkamp

Communications & Design Specialist
519-749-6918

David Kreutzkamp, Communication & Special Events Specialist, comes to the Foundation team after seven years in the aviation for-profit and not-for-profit sectors as a senior marketing manager.

David comes to the Foundation with a strong background in running special events, content creation, public relations as well as handling design work. He is excited to be the 2nd generation of Kreutzkamp’s supporting St. Mary’s General Hospital, following after his mother who worked at the hospital as an RN for over 40 years.

In what little free time David has as the father of two busy young daughters, he enjoys canoeing, camping, travelling and sitting down with a good book.

Brooke Eby

Brooke Eby

Special Events Manager
519-749-6737

Brooke Eby has recently joined the Foundation as Special Events Manager with over 15 years of professional experience in management, marketing, fundraising and event curation.

A successful record of fundraising in the community, Brooke brings a fresh perspective to the special events portfolio that will continue to engage community members in supporting the needs of St. Mary’s General Hospital.

Outside the office, Brooke enjoys community events, working on passion projects and anything outdoors!
Mary Nikolakakos-Siountres

Mary Nikolakakos-Siountres

Development Officer
519-749-6920

Mary is the Development Officer for our major gifts, she joins the foundation team after fifteen years as the director of client engagement and business development in the tech sector. Following a successful career in both the public and private sectors, Mary’s professional experience had dedicated much time to leadership, business development and community engagement.
 
Volunteering and giving back to the community has always been a way of life. Mary is most proud of holding executive and advisory board positions in the non-for-profit sectors at both a national and international level.
 
In her free time you can find Mary making memories with her husband Gus, as they enjoying entertaining family and friends while discovering the trails in the tri-city region.
 
Penny Bellhouse

Penny Bellhouse

Currently on maternity leave
519-749-6920

Penny is the development officer for leadership giving at the foundation.  Penny has over 10 years of demonstrated fundraising with a National Health charity.  Her education is in journalism where she started her career before she fell in love with the fundraising world during a volunteer position. 

Now with a passion for fundraising, Penny joined the team in 2018 and is responsible for supporting the major gifts program at St. Mary’s.  She spends her free time with her young family and serves as an active member of the Parent Teacher Association at her son’s school.
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