Hamot Health Foundation and Erie's Renaissance
Oct 02, 2019
Charles "Boo" Hagerty
Hamot Health Foundation and Erie's Renaissance

Charles “Boo” Hagerty is the President of the Hamot Health Foundation which is the philanthropic organization that supports UPMC Hamot and many community health initiatives. He will share with Rotary how Hamot Health Foundation is contributing to Erie's community and economic development in this period of high optimism and high expectation.

Boo first joined UPMC Hamot in 2001 as the vice president of marketing and corporate communications and transitioned to vice president of strategic resources in 2009 overseeing marketing, corporate communications, community advocacy and patient services. He was named the vice president of northern tier markets for UPMC Health Plan in 2012 and served in that role for four years helping the health plan to further grow its market share in the northwest region of Pennsylvania.

As a lifelong member of our community, he has served as a volunteer and board member of many non-profits and organizations. He currently serves on six boards including ACES, Erie Bank, Safe Harbor Behavioral Health, Erie Center for Arts and Technology, Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership, and the United Way of Erie County.

Boo received a bachelor's degree in advertising from West Virginia University and was the founding partner and owner of  Fishtank Creative from 1989 – 2001.  He is the proud husband of Aimee and together they have 5 children - Brendan, Kirsten, Maria, Kaitlin and Alex. 

Boo Hagerty will be introduced by Rotarian Jaimee Black.