Journey Health System, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Bradford, proudly announces that Jill Dunn, MBA, has accepted the position of vice president of Institutional Advancement.

In this new position, Dunn will be responsible for planning, managing and implementing activities that increase, diversify and sustain philanthropic support for JHS and its affiliates from individuals, corporations, foundations and the government. She has more than 20 years of fundraising experience, most recently at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford as the executive director of institutional advancement and managing director of the Bradford Educational Foundation. There she helped successfully complete a $20 million campaign that supported capital projects and endowments for the campus. Prior to that, she was the Director of Development at the Jamestown Community College Foundation for six years and worked in the advancement division at St. Bonaventure University for nine years.

Dunn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Master of Business Administration degree from St. Bonaventure University.

“We’re taking proactive efforts to assemble an experienced and professional management team to assist Journey Health System and our affiliates for years to come,” said JHS CEO Guy Signor. “Congratulations to Jill on her new appointment and we wish her success.”

Founded in July 2015, Journey Health System provides integration and administrative services to the following affiliates across Pennsylvania: Beacon Light Behavioral Health System of Bradford, Beacon Light Adult Residential Services (Ramsbottom), Dickinson Center, Forest-Warren Mental Health and Stairways Behavioral Health of Erie. Several support services include fundraising, finance, marketing and communications, information technology, plant and operations, human resources, clinical best practice consultation and other functions.