Northwestern Memorial Foundation Leadership Team
Chris Hensley, Senior Vice President of Development
Chris Hensley joined Northwestern Memorial Foundation in 2014 to direct the foundation’s annual giving program, major gift fundraising teams, corporate and foundation relations efforts, and volunteer services. Today, he continues to oversee those efforts in his role as senior vice president of Development. Hensley has dedicated his career to the advancement of nonprofit organizations, and is profoundly grateful for every gift to Northwestern Medicine.
Michael A. Ruchim, MD, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs
Michael A. Ruchim, MD, advises the foundation regarding research and patient care initiatives, and leads its Benefactor Relations Program. A practicing board-certified gastroenterologist with more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Ruchim also helps train medical students, residents and fellows as a clinical associate professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He was named a Top Doctor by U.S. News and World Report in 2023.