Associate Director for Finance & Fundraising and Grants Manager
Jeremy Riley has more than a decade of fundraising experience with a particular emphasis on grant development and management. He is currently the Grants Development Coordinator for CHI Memorial Healthcare System in Chattanooga, TN. Through his role, he oversees the pre and post award management for governmental and private foundations, working with clinical leaders to advance health equity in the greater Chattanooga region.
As a part of the 2022 Foundation of the Year within CommonSpirit Health, he was also named in the Class of 2023 40 under 40 for the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP). He has been with CommonSpirit Health, CHI Memorial’s parent company for more than seven years, with five years overseeing the grant portfolio for Dignity Health hospitals for the California Central Coast, including Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation, French Hospital Medical Center Foundation, Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation, and St. John’s Healthcare Foundation. Prior to joining Dignity Health, Jeremy was the founding Area Director for Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools (FOCUS) in San Francisco where he worked with high school and middle school students in private, independent boarding and day schools. He was also a District Representative for (retired) U.S. Representative John Campbell where he assisted and advocated for immigrants and veterans in Orange County, CA.
He holds a BA in Political Science and History from Vanguard University of Southern California and an MA in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is an avid runner, reader, painter, and a suffering San Diego sports fan. He recently relocated back from Chattanooga to the Central Coast of California.