Ben F. Kelley, Jr., FAHP, CFRE
Vice President/Executive Director
Baptist Health, Baptist Health Care Foundation
Ben Kelley joined Baptist Health as vice president in 2001. As executive director of the Baptist Health Care Foundation, he is responsible for the philanthropic activities for the system. In addition to his responsibilities with the Foundation, he is also responsible for Baptist Health's Senior Advantage Program and Volunteer Services.
Prior to joining Baptist Health, Ben served as the chief development officer for the North American Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention. His extensive healthcare experience includes serving as vice president and chief development officer for LeBonheur Health System in Memphis and executive vice president of Baptist Health Foundation in Little Rock. Ben has a Bachelor of Science in business administration with emphasis in marketing from the University of Nebraska, Omaha.
Ben is a Fellow, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive with the Association of Fundraising Professionals.