Marianne Finizio, Vice President of Community Relations and Business Development, is new to the Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) leadership team. She is a seasoned healthcare executive with comprehensive experience that includes business development, operations, technology, and marketing and promotion of value driven healthcare solutions. Her most recent positions have been with leading payers and academic institutions that focused on domestic and international markets. Finizio’s passion is serving others through her commitment and work with various non-profit organizations and institutions.
In her new role, she will be based in the Keys and serve as CHI’s community liaison expanding partnerships, alliances, promotion of the Marathon Health Center, Tavernier Health Center and new business development.
“Marianne brings a wealth of experience to the table,” said Brodes H. Hartley, Jr., President and CEO. “I am confident she will continue to build upon strong partnerships in the Keys and be a great advocate for our service promotion.”
Carol Blackwell-Curry, Director of Volunteer Services and Event Coordination was recently promoted to the corporate staff. Since 2014, she has successfully grown the CHI volunteer services department into a vibrant support staff for CHI operations. During her tenure, volunteers have served the equivalent of 28 full time CHI employees (58,368 hours) adding a value of $1,332,541 to the mission. Blackwell-Curry is particularly proud the creation of the CHI Summer Youth Volunteer Program. It selects 15-25 teens for 8 weeks of learning and serving in CHI health centers.
In addition to volunteer services, Blackwell-Curry now assumes responsibility for planning and management of all CHI events. Prior to CHI, she worked serving other community-based organizations such as school districts and a Head Start program.
“Carol is a gem of a leader,” said Tiffani Helberg, VP for Communications. “She is organized, creative and dedicated. She has done tremendous work with our volunteer services and has produced some engaging, exciting events for us over the years.”