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Ann Marie Healy
Ann Marie Healy
Ann Marie became the Philadelphia Health Partnership's first executive director in 2006 after serving as the Foundation's administrator since its inception in 1997. She is responsible for managing all aspects of the Philadelphia Health Partnership’s operations, finances, and grant management, as well as implementation of the Board's strategies.
Ann Marie began her career in nonprofit management as vice president for operations and development of 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit dedicated to revitalizing cities and towns, conserving rural lands, and reducing sprawl. In addition, she served as the administrator for the Union Benevolent Association, one of the oldest charities in continuous existence in Philadelphia and as the executive assistant to the president of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.
Ann Marie serves on the Board of Directors as the Treasurer of the Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health and is a member of the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative, Grantmakers in Health, and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia. A Drexel University Leading for Change Fellow, she holds an associate degree from Delaware County Community College and is a graduate of the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College.
Lauren Blair Wechsler
Lauren Blair Wechsler
Lauren joined the Philadelphia Health Partnership in 2017 as the Foundation’s program director. In this role, Lauren is responsible for the design and implementation of the Foundation’s strategic initiatives which focus on advancing health equity and addressing social determinants of health through the integration and coordination of care and services.
Before joining the Philadelphia Health Partnership, Lauren was senior program analyst at the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP). At CSSP, she served as project manager for the Building Neighborhood Capacity Program, a federally funded initiative of the Obama Administration that sought to catalyze community-driven change in neighborhoods that have historically faced barriers to revitalization.
Prior to her role at CSSP, Lauren was senior associate for the Economic Mobility Project of The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she conducted and commissioned research on economic mobility and worked with the project’s team to launch a bipartisan economic mobility caucus in the U.S. Senate. Lauren also served as project coordinator for the launch of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) at the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University, where she worked as research assistant to Stanford PACS founder Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen.
Lauren has a bachelor's degree in history, Phi Beta Kappa, from Stanford University and a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Kyra joined the Philadelphia Health Partnership as grants administrator in 2015. She is responsible for the Philadelphia Health Partnership’s grantmaking operations through all stages of the process, including managing the grants database and content of the data and reports that enable the Foundation’s staff and Board to make informed decisions and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
Prior to joining the foundation, Kyra was communications coordinator for Apartments at 1220, where she assisted international college students with the rental process. In addition, she completed an internship on the production team of the World Café Show at WXPN.
Kyra has a bachelor’s degree in media and communications from Temple University and a certificate from the Ascending Leadership Program in the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College.