Bruce A. Bartoo, CFRE is senior vice president of Philanthropy for MedStar Health. He also serves as MedStar’s chief philanthropy officer with a team of 48 associates.
Prior to joining MedStar, Bruce was chief philanthropy officer and president of the Mercy Health Foundation at Sisters of Mercy Health System, a 28 hospital Catholic system based in St. Louis. Earlier he served as executive director of foundations with ProMedica Health System in northwest Ohio and vice president of development for Greater Baltimore Medical Center. His career began as a political campaign executive and fundraiser, and he later worked in advancement at Westminster College in Pennsylvania and Drake University in Iowa.
Bruce is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), has a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He has also served as a conference chair, regional director, and board member at the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), and on several regional boards for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).