St. Mary Medical Center Foundation Staff 

The staff of the St. Mary Foundation can be reached by calling the Foundation office at 562-491-9225 or by email at supportstmarylb@dignityhealth.org.

LaRae Mardesic Bechmann
Foundation President
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Tim Bojeczko
Senior Director of Development
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Jennifer Bourgeois
Director of Development
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Linda Rahn, CFRE
Director, Gift Planning
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Rose Wright
Director of Grants
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Rocio Corona
Database Specialist
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Rebecca Buckley
Annual Fund Coordinator
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Lisette Martinez
Fund Development Coordinator
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LaRae
LaRae Mardesic Bechmann joined as the President of the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation bringing with her more than 20 years of executive fundraising experience. LaRae was born at St. Mary Medical Center, raised in San Pedro, and has a Bachelors Degree in Speech Communication from Long Beach State, as well as advanced studies at the University of Southern California Annenberg School. LaRae currently resides in Rancho Palos Verdes with her husband, and their daughter.