Colorado Springs Health Foundation Welcomes New Trustees
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – The Colorado Springs City Council recently appointed two new trustees, Jacob Pruitt and Erik Wallace, MD, to serve on the board of Colorado Springs Health Foundation starting in March 2021. Pruitt and Wallace will replace Debbie Chandler and Lynette Crow-Iverson, who are term-limited off the board. They also reappointed trustee Mia Ramirez to a third term.
Jacob Pruitt is Vice President at T Rowe Price, where he leads the firm’s High Net Worth (HNW) and Donor Advised Funds market growth strategy. Jacob is also the owner of J5Stone Group, a real estate development firm with holdings in Ohio and Colorado. Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Jacob worked for The Vanguard Group where he was Head of Distribution and National Sales Management. He is the past board chairman of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC, director for the University of Colorado Foundation and an Honorary Commander for the US Air Force Academy.
Erik Wallace, MD is the Associate Dean for Colorado Springs Branch and serves as a Faculty Associate for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. In his role as Associate Dean for Colorado Springs Branch, Dr. Wallace helped to establish the core clinical education experience for up to 24 medical students per year to become 21st century physician leaders. Dr Wallace has been the recipient of many awards, including the 2020 Modeling the Way Community Leadership Award from Leadership Pikes Peak.
About Colorado Springs Health Foundation
The Colorado Springs Health Foundation was established in 2012 through the lease of Memorial Health System to University of Colorado Health. The Foundation’s mission is to provide grants that target immediate healthcare needs and encourage healthy living. Since 2016, the Foundation has invested $19.7MM toward improving the health of the Pikes Peak Region.