Story Posted: 2019-08-08

SPH Foundation Announces Lecina Hicke as New CEO

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lecina Hicke as CEO of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, effective August 15, 2019.

“We are fortunate to have someone of Lecina Hicke’s calibre to step up to lead the Foundation. She has a deep passion for the work of SPH Foundation, St. Paul’s Hospital and Emmanuel Health. Lecina has strong leadership skills and a thorough understanding of our Foundation. During the course of her seven years with the Foundation, Lecina has developed strong relationships with donors and stakeholders, and our Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care has flourished under her guidance. Lecina has a vision for growth and she sees tremendous opportunity for the Foundation. We look forward to working with her for the continued success of our organization,” said Neil Weber, SPH Foundation Board Chair.

Lecina Hicke will remain the Close to Home Campaign Director until its completion. She is replacing outgoing CEO Bruce Acton, who is retiring at the end of August. We thank him for his service over the past nine years, and wish him all the best as he enters a new chapter in life.


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