HHPCRI Names Capital Campaign
Senior Counsel

(Feb. 22, 2008) PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Vincent F. Saele of Greenville, former senior vice president at Johnson & Wales University’s Providence campus, has been named senior counsel of the capital campaign at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, the largest hospice in the state, which has offered comprehensive medical, emotional and spiritual care for people facing life-challenging illnesses for the past three decades.

“We’re very excited about Vince’s involvement in our capital campaign,” said Analee Wulfkuhle, Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island president/CEO. ”We’re fortunate to have someone with Vince’s depth and breadth of experience in fundraising. With his exemplary leadership ability and proven expertise, we’re sure to have a successful capital campaign.”

“Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island is among the most worthy causes I’ve ever assisted,” Saele said. “This organization’s care and support of individuals and families during the most stressful times in their lives is nothing short of phenomenal, and I’m proud to be associated with this capital campaign.”

During his more than 35 years as a fundraising professional, Saele has designed, supervised and directed fundraising campaigns that have raised more than a billion dollars. The Canadian Center for Philanthropy has published his essays on corporate giving, and he is a frequent lecturer and mentor to fundraising professionals, non-profit boards and executives. He also has provided fundraising counsel to a variety of educational, cultural, civic, healthcare and religious institutions.

Before joining Johnson & Wales, he was a vice president and partner of Community Counselling Service Co., Inc., a fundraising consulting firm headquartered in New York, N.Y.

He is a former Vice Chair and current member of the board of directors of the Textron/Chamber of Commerce Charter School, Providence, and of the advisory board of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island. He is a past member of the executive committee of the World Scholar Athlete Games Institute for International Sport, Kingston, RI.

Saele received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Canisius College, Buffalo, N.Y., where he also served as a member of the College’s board of trustees. Service to his country included tours of duty in Europe and the United States as an Army officer.

He and his wife Suzanne reside in Greenville, RI.

Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island
Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, which has been a leader in hospice and palliative care for more than three decades and which helps people live out the remaining time of their lives with as much comfort and dignity as possible, is an independent, non-profit, Medicare- and Medicaid-certified organization, fully licensed by the Rhode Island Department of Health as a home care and hospice agency.