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Broward Health Welcomes Scott Ford as Foundation Chair

April 5, 2022 – Broward Health welcomes Scott Ford as the new President of the Broward Health Foundation. Ford has over 22 years of fundraising and development experience.

Ford will oversee the foundation’s fund development, major gifts, annual giving, special events and all capital campaign initiatives.

Most recently, he served as Vice President of Development and Marketing at Holy Cross Health in Fort Lauderdale, where he led all development, marketing, public relations, business development and volunteer services activities.

At Holy Cross Health, Ford has created an annual and five-year strategic plan to secure major gifts and better serve donors and the health system. Under his leadership, Holy Cross Health’s fundraising productivity nearly doubled in three years.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Scott’s caliber leading our foundation,” said Shane Strum, CEO and President of Broward Health. “He has extensive experience developing health care in the Fort Lauderdale market,” he said.

“His leadership will have a tremendous immediate impact on our foundation, our patients and our staff,” Strum said.

Ford is active in the South Florida community, serving as a board member of the Fort Lauderdale Executive Association and the Broward County Chapter of the American Red Cross. He is also a member of Rotary Fort Lauderdale, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.

Ford received his bachelor’s degree in journalism and religious studies from Marycrest College in Davenport, Iowa, and his master’s degree in philanthropy and nonprofit management from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

About the Broward Health Foundation

The Broward Health Foundation is the fundraising arm of Broward Health. The mission of the Broward Health Foundation is to improve the health of the community by providing resources to promote, support and improve Broward Health programs and initiatives. For more information, visit

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