Stephanie Grogan

Vice President, Philanthropy, Dignity Health Central Coast Service Area
Philanthropy Consultant, Postpartum Depression Initiative

Stephanie Grogan Stephanie Grogan is the vice president of philanthropy for the Dignity Health Central Coast Service Area. In this role, she oversees the work of the Central Coast foundations by providing strategic vision, leadership and direction to ensure increasing levels of philanthropic support for the service area hospitals. Those facility foundations located along the Central Coast of California include French Hospital Medical Center Foundation in San Luis Obsipo, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation in Arroyo Grande, Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation in Santa Maria and the St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Foundation in Camarillo.

Prior to her service area role, Ms. Grogan served as the Marian Regional Medical Center Vice President of Philanthropy. In that capacity, she provided strategic oversight for all philanthropic programming in support of the healing ministry of Marian’s founding Sisters of St. Francis, including three successful capital campaigns, and securing the largest planned gift in Marian’s history. During her tenure the Marian Foundation was awarded Dignity Health’s highest philanthropic honor, the Dignity Health Foundation of the Year. In her twenty-eight year tenure at Marian she has also served in a variety of leadership roles including the Communications and Media Relations Manager, the Foundation and Public Affairs Director, and the Patient Experience Director.

Ms. Grogan holds a bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University. She is active in volunteer service for a variety of community organizations including serving as Chairman of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce, and is a graduate of Leadership Santa Maria Valley. She has been honored at Marian with the Sister Noella Leadership Award, and as Volunteer of the Year by the American Cancer Society.