Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation announced that Kimberly Armenti, of Bridgewater, has joined their team as director of development.
Armenti comes from Saint Clare’s Health System in Denville, where she served as foundation director and interim chief development officer, and led a $30M capital campaign.
Armenti is a skilled fundraising executive with 19 years of experience cultivating strong relationships with donors and board members, developing and achieving mission-driven strategic goals, and directing large-scale funding campaigns.
Philip Salerno III, president and chief development officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation, said he is optimistic about her future contributions to the organization, specifically in building major and planned giving programs.
“Kimberly has achieved a high level of success throughout her career and I'm sure that will continue here,” Salerno said. “She has dedicated herself to her career and her achievements reflect that commitment.”
Armenti holds a masters of public administration in nonprofit management from Seton Hall University in South Orange and serves on the Executive Board for the New Jersey Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Children’s Specialized Hospital is the preeminent provider of rehabilitation services for children with special needs. The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses. Children’s Specialized Hospital has nine sites in New Jersey and treats 19,000 children each year, making it the largest pediatric rehabilitation system of its kind in the nation. Services include outpatient services, acute rehabilitation, and long-term care through its sites in Bayonne, Clifton, Mountainside, Toms River, Fanwood, Hamilton, New Brunswick and Roselle Park (Little Egg Harbor fall 2012) as well as outreach programs in many communities. Children's Specialized Hospital is a proud member of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and was named the 2012 Hospital of the Year by NJBIZ. Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation supports the programs and services of the hospital. The Foundation is ranked among the top six pediatric hospital foundations in the country. To help, or find more information: visit www.childrens-specialized.org; find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @ChildrensSpecNJ.