Decker Announced As Deaconess Foundation Development Director


Media Contact: Rodger Roeser, The Eisen Agency




Cincinnati-Based Deaconess Foundation names Diane Decker as Director of Development

CINCINNATI, OH —September 5, 2017—The Deaconess Foundation, a nonprofit organization that addresses critical community health needs by investing in neighborhood-based care and services, has named Diane Decker Director of Development. Diane brings over 15 years of experience in nonprofit development, strategic planning and community relations to the Foundation. She will be based at the organization’s corporate office in Clifton, where her primary focus will be to expand the work of Deaconess Foundation on behalf of at-risk members of the Greater Cincinnati community.

Prior to joining Deaconess, Diane served as Director of Development/Gift Officer for Episcopal Retirement Services.  Her background also includes fundraising and strategic planning with Tender Mercies and UC’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.  Diane holds an MBA in Management from Miami University.


About Deaconess

The Deaconess legacy is one of compassionate care in the Christian tradition that has enhanced Greater Cincinnatians health and well-being through hospital and specialty healthcare services since 1888. Today, Deaconess is a diversified, not-for-profit enterprise managing a $500 million portfolio of health services, programs, investments and community grant initiatives in Greater Cincinnati and across the country. Deaconess continues to build upon this legacy by providing, supporting, and investing in health services and by fulfilling philanthropic grant-making initiatives to deserving organizations that fulfill our vision – to inspire continuity of care, refine efficiency and reduce costs in part by delivering care in community settings. More information can be accessed online at

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