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Good Samaritan Foundation raises funds to support and improve the care available to our patients.

Kenneth Watson, Sr., Chair, Good Samaritan Foundation Board of Trustees

Ken Watson is the Sales Manager at Bob Ross Auto Group where he has worked for over 20 years. Prior to his tenure at Bob Ross, Ken was Business Manager at Frank Z Chevrolet and Fleet Manager at Dayton Auto Lease Co.

He received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Wright State University where he also served as President of the Black Student Union.

Ken was born at Good Samaritan Hospital and his family is very passionate about ensuring access to high-quality care in the northwest Dayton community.

Ken joined the Good Samaritan Foundation-Dayton Board in April 2013 and is the current Chair of the Foundation Board of Trustees.

Jenny Lewis, President & CEO, Good Samaritan Foundation

Jenny Lewis has been part of the Premier Health team for more than 30 years. Her career started in the Volunteer Services Department where she was the Director and served for 13years. In 2000, Jenny became the Director of Development for the MVH Foundation and then in 2005 was promoted to President & CEO. Jenny feels we all have the ability to make a difference in another person’s life, so community service is very important to her. She serves on several boards, chairing the Pink Ribbon Girls, and is currently a member of the Dayton Rotary, the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. She is a Leadership Dayton graduate and was named one of Dayton’s Top 40 under 40.

Jenny was the 2011 Mrs. Ohio International. As Mrs. Ohio International, Jenny shared her platform – Listening with your Heart – Building awareness about the Deaf Community. Growing up in a home with 2 deaf parents, she has been the ears and voice for her parents since she was able to talk. Because of her family situation, Jenny has had many people in her life that served as mentors. She truly feels she is the person she is today because those around her encouraged her, pushed her and believed in her. One of her favorite sayings is “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.”