John D. Miller
Chief Development Officer, Mission Hospital Foundation
John D. Miller joined the Mission Hospital family as chief development
officer for Mission Hospital Foundation in April 2018, bringing extensive
leadership experience in all aspects of fundraising, with a passion for
Utilizing his 20 years of experience in philanthropy, John leads the hospital’s
fundraising efforts to meet the diverse health care needs of our south
Orange County community.
During his distinguished career, John has successfully led large fundraising
teams at Pepperdine University, UCLA, and most recently, Saint John’s
Health Center in Santa Monica, a member of Providence St. Joseph Health.
One of Mission Hospital’s top philanthropic priorities is the development
of the new Judi and Bill Leonard Institute for Cancer Prevention, Treatment
and Wellness. Offering world-class care, the Leonard Cancer Institute
will bring together dedicated specialists, innovative clinical trials
and cutting-edge technology to compassionately care for the body, mind
and spirit of our patients and family members.
Philanthropic initiatives have also been identified to further develop
Mission’s six other clinical institutes: Heart and Vascular, Mental
Health and Wellness, Neuroscience, Orthopedics, Trauma and Emergency,
and Women and Infants
John earned a B.A. in Economics from UCLA and a Master of Divinity from
Fuller Theological Seminary. An ordained minister, John spent the first
16 years of his career in pastoral ministry.