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Robin Daniels Named Vice President of Development for Methodist Health System Foundation

news articleMethodist Health System Foundation has announced the appointment of Robin Daniels as vice president of development. In this role, Daniels will lead key capital campaigns and work with North Texas leaders to further the mission of Methodist Health System.

Daniels joined Methodist Health System in October 2012 as director of community and public relations for Methodist Dallas Medical Center. She quickly assessed the community relations’ needs for the Methodist flagship hospital, working to increase visibility, build patient loyalty, and expand the Methodist brand into new service areas. Recognized for her leadership abilities, progressive thinking, and business development skills, Daniels was promoted to assistant vice president of external relations in October 2014.

“Robin has demonstrated the strategic skills, along with solid business and community relationships that will increase the Methodist Foundation’s visibility and impact,” said April Box Chamberlain, CFRE, President and CEO of the Methodist Health System Foundation. “We look forward to Robin serving as a key leadership team member, and joining in the design and development of a comprehensive plan for the future of the Methodist Foundation.”

Daniels attended Southern Methodist University receiving both a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Meadows School of Arts and Master of Business Administration from Cox School of Business. Prior to joining Methodist, Daniels served as president of SONUS, a Dallas-based integrated marketing agency. Under her leadership, the agency was named as one of the top 100 businesses in the United States by She is a member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development, Dallas Friday Group, and the Texas Hospital Association. She has served on the Dallas leadership board for the American Diabetes Association and the communications committee for the American Cancer Society. Daniels also served as president of the Press Club of Dallas, an organization comprised of media and communications professionals.

“I’m excited to begin my next chapter with Methodist, moving to the new role with the Foundation,” says Daniels. “Working with Methodist has been inspirational, and I look forward to joining the Foundation and helping advance the philanthropic mission of the organization as we work to fulfill our mission of improving and saving lives through compassionate quality health care.”

Daniels recently transitioned from her role as assistant vice president of external relations and formally began her new role on March 9, 2015.

About Methodist Health System

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Dallas-based Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated health care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Four hospitals and 27 Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are among the facilities served by the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the fastest-growing health systems in America, Methodist continues to add facilities and services to enhance patient care along the entire continuum. Additional information is available at Connect through Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.


Lynette Wilkinson
Public Relations Coordinator