Art Gallagher, who has served as president of the Johnson & Wales University Charlotte campus since 2003, has been named vice president of Novant Health Foundation Presbyterian Medical Center and Novant Health community engagement. He will begin his new job in early November.
In the newly created position, Gallagher will lead strategic and operational strategies for the foundation, which supports the four Novant Health hospitals in Mecklenburg County – Presbyterian Medical Center, Matthews Medical Center, Huntersville Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital.
He will direct sponsorship activities and fundraising campaigns, including the $60 million Ground Breaking Campaign supporting a new heart and cancer outpatient facility, and will cultivate relationships with potential corporate donors. Gallagher will report to Paula Vincent, president, Novant Health Foundation and community engagement. Gallagher had previously served on the Presbyterian Medical Center board for eight years.
Gallagher’s career at Johnson & Wales began in 1999 as vice president of student affairs at the Providence Campus. Prior to working at Johnson & Wales, Gallagher was associate dean of student life at Brown University in Rhode Island where he was a member of the administration for 24 years.