Jess Parrish Medical Foundation Welcomes Matthew Morak as Director of Philanthropy
By Space Coast Daily // April 29, 2021
will oversee general day-to-day management of the foundation
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Jess Parrish Medical Foundation the philanthropic arm of Parrish Healthcare, welcomes Matthew Morak as its Director of Philanthropy.
In his role, Morak will oversee donor relations, board cultivation, strategic planning, and the general day-to-day management of the foundation.
Prior to joining JPMF, Morak served as Associate Director of Philanthropy for Nemours Children’s Health System.
He was responsible for building a state-wide corporate alliance program, coordinating community engagement, and executing the philanthropic mission across the health system’s foundation in Central Florida and beyond.
“I am honored and excited to be joining the foundation’s dynamic team and play a strategic role in furthering the mission of JPMF,” said Morak.
“Parrish and the entire community have already shown their passion to be second to none. I look forward to adding to the storied legacy that has been forged by the foundation over the past 40 years.”
“Matthew is a talented philanthropy professional and will be an exceptional partner to the foundation’s board of directors,” stated JPMF Board Chair Rachel Terry. “We are excited to welcome Matthew to the foundation team as our new Director.”
“Together, with our distinguished board of directors and dedicated foundation staff, Matthew will no doubt excel in serving to further extend the reach of our vision of Healing Families—Healing Communities,” said Executive Director, JPMF, and Parrish Healthcare SVP Communications, Community & Corporate Services Natalie Sellers.
Morak earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and dual minors in Mass Communication and History from the University of Central Florida.
His civic involvement includes Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida Key Initiative Committee, Downtown Orlando Partnership, and Orlando Economic Partnership Young Professionals.
Morak is relocating to Titusville with his wife, Christine, and children, Raegan and Matthew Jr.
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