Bethesda Foundation Inc.

Changing lives, saving lives.


The Bethesda Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of trustees. Selected for their diverse professional and volunteer experience and leadership, our board members assist in the Foundation's fundraising efforts and increasing community awareness of the Foundation.



Chair Spencer Cropper, Stolle Properties, Inc.
Chair, Development Committee 
Vice-Chair Rachid Abdallah, Jedson Engineering, Inc.

Secretary Tad Lawrence III
Chair, Governance Committee
Treasurer      Rance G. Duke
Chair, Finance Committee
President & CEO    Andy Swallow, Bethesda Foundation



Pamela Baird, President, Bethesda Auxiliary

Joseph Beech III, Senior Member/Attorney–Kohnen & Patton LLP

Ronald D. Brown, Chief Operating Officer, The Armor Group, Inc.

Mark Clement, President & CEO, TriHealth

Craig A. Eisentrout MD, Pulmonary Consultants, Inc.
 Chair, Research Grants Committee

Bill Graf, Graf Stiebel & Coyne

Kathy Grigg, Fifth Third

Grant Hesser, PDSC Corp.

Edmund W. Jones, MD, Retired Bethesda Surgeon

Robert W. Mitchell, Jr., Sr. Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Myrtis H. Powell, Ph.D., Civic Volunteer

John S. Prout, Retired President & CEO-TriHealth

Arthur J. Roberts, Senior Vice President & CFO, Ohio National Financial Services, Inc.

Luann D. Scherer, RN,

Susan G. Weinberg, MD, Co-Medical Director-Diagnostic Imaging Bethesda North Hospital