Published on October 11, 2018

Kristi Hall-Jiran Joins Altru as Chief Philanthropy Officer

Grand Forks, N.D. – Altru Health System is pleased to announce Kristi Hall-Jiran will be joining Altru as Executive Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer. “Kristi has long been recognized throughout the region as a dynamic and transformative leader,” said Amanda Bentow, Altru Health Foundation Board Chair. “We are excited to have Kristi as a member of our executive team and leader of the Altru Health Foundation. With her ability to build a culture of caring through generosity, Kristi will be a significant asset to Altru as we enter our Bold New Era.”

Kristi Hall-Jiran has served as the CEO/President of Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) since 1995. She has served our community and region in many leadership positions including chair of The Chamber Board of Directors, UND College of Business and Public Administration Advisory Council, and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Altru President, Eric Lunn, MD and COO, Brad Wehe,  state, “Kristi will bring incredible talent and passion to this position that will enable our health system to reach new heights for advancement. The impact on our patients, the health system, community and region is limitless.”

Jon Green, Executive Director of the Foundation will be retiring the end of December and Altru extends a heartfelt thank you to Jon.  Kristi Hall-Jiran will begin January 2019. Kristi says, “I am honored to be joining the Altru team. I have always been passionate about holistic health and connect with Altru’s mission of improving health, enriching life. This new position will give me the opportunity to help create a healthy and vibrant community and region.”

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a regional-owned, integrated system with a general acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, and a large home care network. It employs nearly 300 providers and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $550 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.

About Kristi Hall-Jiran

Kristi Hall-Jiran has served as the CEO/President of Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) since 1995. She serves our community and region on the board of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals Advisory Board, Altru Board of Directors, and is a member of the UND College of Business and Public Administration Advisory Council. She provides leadership to the statewide domestic violence coalition and has served as a federal grant reviewer for the U.S. Department of Justice, as past chair of The Chamber Board of Directors, past president of Sharon Lutheran Church, and founding member of the Women’s Fund of the Community Foundation. Kristi is a licensed professional clinical counselor with a Master of Arts degree in counseling from the University of North Dakota and Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and health from Concordia College.