Meet Our Development Team

We are here to assist you in all of your philanthropic objectives. Please feel free to reach out to any of our team members regarding ways to give, personal fundraising, events, or planned giving. Our staff is happy to help you and answer any of your questions. Thank you!

Joseph G. Pannozzo
Chief Development Officer and Vice President

jpannozzo@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-444-6410
Fax: 401-444-8235

Ryan Whalen
Major Gifts Officer

Ryan.Whalen@Lifespan.org
Phone: 401-444-6311
Fax: 401-444-8235

Karli Blosson
Manager Annual Programs and Cause Related Marketing

kblossom@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-444-0390
fax: 401-444-8235 

Sandra LaFratta
Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

slafratta@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-444-4749
Fax: 401-444-8235 

John Garcia
Planned Giving Officer

John.Garcia@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-606-4615
Fax: 401-444-8235

Pamela Pomfret
Senior Donor Relations Officer

Pamela.Pomfret@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-606-4466
Fax: 401-444-8235

Christopher Josephson
Annual Giving Officer

Rhode Island Hospital | Hasbro Children's Hospital
Lifespan Development Office
139 Point Street |Providence, RI 02903

p: 401-444-6412 | c: 401-580-5033 | f: 401-444-2716
Chris.Josephson@Lifespan.org

Christina Haas
Manager Special Events & Corporate Relations

chaas@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-444-7494
Fax: 401-444-8235

Marisa Podbros
Special Events Officer

Annual Fund & Cause Related Marketing
Rhode Island Hospital | Hasbro Children's Hospital

Email: Marisa.Podbros@lifespan.org
Office: 401-444-4675
Fax: 401-444-8235

Ruth G. Tureckova
Donor Relations Officer

rtureckova@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-606-6888
Fax: 401-444-8235

Barbara Slover
Development Associate

Annual Fund & Cause Related Marketing

BSlover1@lifespan.org
Phone: 401-444-6511
Fax: 401-444-8235