Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation
Cheryl Russell joined Saint Anthony Hospital in 2022. As the Vice President, Chief Development Officer she will establish initiatives and continue to build an internal infrastructure to grow philanthropic giving to the Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation.
Prior to coming to Saint Anthony Hospital Cheryl Russell spent ten years at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), serving as the Executive Director of Corporate, Foundation, Government, and Civic Affairs; and Registered Lobbyist.
Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in rural Southern Illinois, she received her undergraduate degree in History from S.I.U. in Carbondale and her Masters in Public Policy Administration from Roosevelt University. Ms. Russell has served in an array of organizations to gain experience in diverse policy areas, including the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Mayor’s Office – City of Chicago, and the Chicago Public School system.