Vice President of Philanthropy, Intermountain Foundation
Jimmy joined the Intermountain Foundation in April of 2019 as its first Vice President of Philanthropy and is a member of Intermountain’s Foundation Leadership Team. Before joining Intermountain, he was Managing Director at the Office of Medicine and Biological Sciences Development at the University of Chicago Medicine, where he aided in the successful completion of UChicago Medicine’s first-ever $1,000,000,000 campaign by leading the philanthropy efforts for cancer research, care, education, and training.
Jimmy attended the United States Air Force Academy and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Sciences in 2000. He was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force and transitioned from military service to philanthropy in 2007. He joined the United States Air Force Academy Foundation as a Regional Development Officer, culminating with his role as Associate Vice President of Leadership Giving. During his tenure, Mr. Martello helped grow the organization from a team of two to 17 employees. He was a key leader in achieving record levels of philanthropy at the Air Force Academy.
As Vice President of Philanthropy, Jimmy Martello leads Intermountain Foundation to achieve philanthropic goals to effectively meet institutional funding objectives supporting Intermountain Health’s mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. His role includes overseeing philanthropic programs and activities, leading the process of building key relationships in the community, and creating structures to ensure respective philanthropy officers are successful. He also oversees all gift planning activity and grant-related activities for the Intermountain Foundation, working closely with Intermountain caregivers, philanthropy boards, and volunteer organizations.