CommonSpirit Health Foundation Spotlight

CommonSpirit Health Foundation Welcomes ‘Remi Kajogbola to its Board of Directors

CHICAGO, Ill (May 18, 2022) – CommonSpirit Health Foundation is honored to welcome ‘Remi J. Kajagbola to its Board of Directors. ‘Remi will lend his extensive leadership and health care experience as he joins the foundation to advance CommonSpirit Health’s work to address health equity across the nation.

‘Remi is a partner and executive leader at Guidehouse, a leading global provider of consulting services to public sector and commercial clients. ‘Remi’s specialty is growth and strategy in health care services and with more than 28 years of experience and senior level leadership, ‘Remi plays an integral role in advising health care provider clients on strategic and operating matters. 

“We are honored to welcome ‘Remi Kajagbola as the newest member of our board,” says Fred Najjar, CommonSpirit’s Executive Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer and President of CommonSpirit Health Foundation. “With a deep understanding of CommonSpirit’s operations and a profound sense of our foundation’s mission, ‘Remi will be a strong advocate and advisor as we move ahead with our programs.”

‘Remi earned his bachelor of science and master of business administration from the University of Evansville. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the National Black MBA Association and sits on the board of theMelissa Institute for Violence Prevention.

‘Remi joins existing members Najjar, Chairman Jed York, CommonSpirit Health Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Dean, Lela Riis Usry Agnew, Michael Covarrubias, Alisahah Jackson, MD, Janet Reilly, Kristi Yamaguchi and the Honorable Willie L. Brown Jr

About CommonSpirit Health
CommonSpirit Health is a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 by Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 140 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states. Learn more at commonspirit.org.

About CommonSpirit Health Foundation
CommonSpirit Health Foundation is making the promise of health equity and health justice a reality across the country — through funding pioneering programs that ensure greater access, creating community partnerships, and advocating for the underserved and most vulnerable. The foundation inspires investments and donations from individuals, private foundations, corporate foundations, and other entities — to support programs and initiatives that enable all people to be healthy and safe. Learn more at commonspirithealthphilanthropy.org/foundation.

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