Methodist Health System Foundation Team

Jim Johnston, President

Jim Johnston Jim Johnston
(214) 947-4545

James “Jim” M. Johnston, became President of Methodist Health System Foundation in November 2016.

Prior to his role at Methodist Foundation, Jim’s 40-year career in the Dallas banking industry started with Republic Bank of Texas where he served in various corporate executive positions. He was subsequently named regional chairman of Frost Bank, and board vice chairman for Bank of Texas.

Jim, originally from Coleman, Texas, attended Southern Methodist University (SMU) on a football scholarship where he received a BA in Marketing and an MBA in Finance. His involvement with his alma mater has continued including roles as chairman of the SMU Mustang Club, of the Letterman’s Association, of the Planned Giving Council, of the Athletics Hall of Fame, and serves on the Executive Board of the Cox School of Business. He has also served in leadership positions with the Arthritis Foundation of North Texas, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Salesmanship Club of Dallas, Special Olympics of Texas, and Goodwill Industries of Dallas, and the Goodwill Foundation. He also serves as an elder at Highland Park Presbyterian Church, and on the board of the HPPC Foundation.

Outside of work and community service, Jim loves spending time with his family: wife Suzanne; daughters Michelle, Chandler, and Cindy; and grandchildren. Jim also enjoys golfing, traveling, reading, and supporting the SMU Mustangs.

Calvert Collins-Bratton, Vice President

Calvert Collins-Bratton

Calvert Collins-Bratton
Vice President
(214) 947-4585

John Mitchener, Vice President

John Mitchener

John Mitchener

Vice President
(214) 947-4596 

Joy Duncan, Vice President

Robin Daniels

Joy Duncan
Vice President
(214) 947-4602

Brittney Bannon, Donor Relations & Annual Fund Coordinator

Brittney Bannon

Brittney Bannon
Donor Relations
(214) 947-4556

Devon Batjer Smith, Director of Grant Writing & Stewardship

Devon Batjer

Devon Batjer Smith
Director of Grant Writing & Stewardship
(214) 947-4550

Mackenzie North, Donor Database Administrator

Cheryl Sosa

Mackenzie North  
Database Administrator 
(214) 947-4595

Cheryl Sosa, Executive Assistant

Cheryl Sosa

Cheryl Sosa

Executive Assistant
(214) 947-4546

Nicole Zrake, Project Coordinator

Nicole Zrake

Nicole Zrake
Project Coordinator
(214) 947-4551

Patti Young, Creative Projects Coordinator

Patti Young
Creative Projects Coordinator
(214) 947-4549

Jenny Vann, Prospect Research Specialist

Jenny Vann
Prospect Research Specialist
(214) 947-4580