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About the Office of Philanthropy

The Covenant Health Office of Philanthropy team coordinates all fund raising efforts for Covenant hospitals, programs and services. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations in our community who want to make a difference in the health and well-being of the citizens of East Tennessee.

Would you like to get involved? Please contact any of us to learn how your donation can impact the health care available for you, your family, your friends and neighbors.


Patrick J. Birmingham

Vice President of Philanthropy and Government Relations


Elizabeth Essary

Development Manager


Emily Harrill

Finance and Database Manager


Jennifer “Jen” Sheehan

Development Manager


Vanessa Skeen

Accounting and Development Coordinator


Nicole Taylor

Special Events Manager


Laura Wallace

Grants and Funding Manager


Gina Williams

Development Manager