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Leadership

Through a shared strategic vision and commitment to our core values, Methodist’s leaders are dedicated to delivering exceptional care, championing our employees and improving the health of our communities.
Tom Elser, Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer of Methodist Hospital Foundation
Methodist Hospital Foundation

Tom Elser

Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Tom Elser is the Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer at Methodist Hospital Foundation. In addition to working with donors, Elser is responsible for overseeing the Foundation’s marketing and communication. He also supervises the annual employee giving campaign and direct mail efforts.

Elser earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He worked as a reporter at KMTV and KETV. Before joining Methodist Hospital Foundation in 2013, he worked as a consultant helping nonprofit organizations around the country with their fundraising efforts.

Elser also served in the United States Air Force.