Meet our Team

KC Gartman

KC Gartman, Chief Development Officer
KC provides strategic leadership and oversight of the Foundation's team, operations and philanthropic goals. She is responsible for generating income and public awareness through fundraising programs targeting a broad base of individual donors, foundations and corporate donors to benefit the entire Baptist Health Care System. KC also leads planned and endowment giving, major gifts, grant writing, corporate giving, grateful patient and family programs and campaign. She is also responsible for strategic planning, revenue generation, financial management and the daily operations of the Foundation.

KC has more than 15 years of non-profit experience in our community, and she is actively involved with Five Flags Rotary, United Way of West Florida, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and IMPACT 100 Pensacola. Before joining Baptist Health Care, KC served as the chief operating officer for the Greater Pensacola Chamber. KC earned both her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of West Florida.
 Email - kc.gartman@bhcpns.org
 Phone - 850.469.7906


Heather Moorer

Heather Moorer, Director of Development
Heather is responsible for generating income and public awareness of the Baptist Health Care Foundation. Heather’s focus is on major gifts, grateful patient programs and campaigns. She also leads donor relations and stewardship and assists with the daily operations and leadership of the Baptist Health Care Foundation.
Heather is from Gulf Breeze, Florida, and has more than 14 years of health care non-profit experience. She is actively involved with her church, First Baptist Pensacola, and several organizations including the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Estate Planning Council of Pensacola and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Heather earned her bachelor's degree from Auburn University.
 Email - heather.moorer@bhcpns.org
 Phone - 850.469.7906


Maegan Leonard

Maegan Leonard, Development Specialist
Maegan is responsible for contributing to the Foundation's overall financial growth and fundraising initiatives, with a focus on developing and managing the Helping Hands annual team member giving campaign and its initiatives. She also serves as the Foundation marketing liaison, as well as oversees the Foundation's financial processes and fund management. Formerly, Maegan was the director of membership for the Greater Pensacola Chamber and is a graduate of the University of West Florida with a degree in journalism. Maegan previously served as president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, West Florida Chapter and is a Leadership Pensacola Alumni, Class of 2016. She is also an active volunteer for several community organizations.
 Email - maegan.leonard@bhcpns.org
 Phone - 850.469.7906


Sophia Frome

Sophia Frome, Development Specialist
Sophia is responsible for managing the Raiser’s Edge donor database. She also oversees the day-to-day administrative tasks of the Foundation. Sophia was previously at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA and is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a degree in English. She is originally from Baltimore, Maryland.
 Email - sophia.frome@bhcpns.org
 Phone - 850.469.7906


Melissa Schmiedeskamp

Melissa Schmiedeskamp, Development Coordinator
Melissa is responsible for designing, planning and leading all special events for the Baptist Health Care Foundation. Melissa generates income and public awareness of the Baptist Health Care Foundation through its fundraising events – Casino Royale, Bras Across the Bridge and Stepping Out in Style. She is also responsible for annual giving, appreciation and campaign events. In addition, Melissa manages the Women's Board of the Foundation and works with the board to promote Baptist Health Care's Mission through quarterly meetings, Women's Night Out events and fundraisers throughout the year. Melissa previously was the director of catering and convention services for the Hilton on Pensacola Beach and has over 13 years of event management experience. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in communication.
 Email - melissa.schmiedeskamp@bhcpns.org
 Phone - 850.469.7906


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