Hackensack Meridian Health Appoints Joyce Hendricks as Chief Development Officer, Network Philanthropy

July 8, 2020

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce the addition of Joyce Hendricks as chief development officer, network philanthropy. As chief development officer, Hendricks will be responsible for leading fundraising and administrative services, structures, policies and procedures, best practice development and the fundraising strategic plan for the entire network.

“I am excited to welcome this great leader to our network,” says Robert C. Garrett, CEO, Hackensack Meridian Health. “Joyce has deep seeded connections throughout New Jersey and New York and excels at relationship building and achieving impressive results. Philanthropy is critical to enhancing the care we provide at Hackensack Meridian Health. Last year, our foundations raised nearly $100 million that will go directly to improving the experience for our patients, while giving us the opportunity to purchase much needed equipment and fund integral research projects. Donor support significantly helps our patients, physicians and team members thrive and I look forward to building on our success and creating a bright future for our foundations.”

Prior to joining Hackensack Meridian Health, Hendricks served as the chief philanthropy officer of the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York where she was responsible for $50 million for IIE’s centennial, as well as ongoing donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Prior to IIE, she had leadership roles with Rutgers University Foundation and Johnson & Johnson. At Rutgers, Hendricks was vice president of development and led teams that helped the university raise more funds than ever in its history as part of the $1 billion “Our Rutgers; Our Future” capital campaign. While at Johnson & Johnson, she managed a $120 million annual program and led their national Community Healthcare Program in partnership with Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health.