Sarasota, FL (June 2, 2018)-CAN Community Health has announced the appointment of a new Chief Advancement Officer. Roger Capote will assume the role effective June 4. In his role Capote will oversee marketing, strategic outreach, guide fund-raising efforts, develop community programs and assist in the advancement of the organization’s mission and brand. CAN Community Health owns and operates 28 non-profit medical clinics throughout the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.
“Roger’s passion to our community and caring for people is paramount to this position,” said Richard E. Carlisle, President & CEO of CAN. “He embodies our organization’s spirit of making connections to do the most good in our community and help others who are in need, which can only strengthen our mission.”
Capote brings to CAN 15 years of experience of award-winning philanthropic event management and community development, as well as operational oversight and business development. He most recently served as Senior Director of Special Projects at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, overseeing the organization’s daily operations and earned revenue. He holds a degree from the University of Florida and is currently enrolled at the University of South Florida Executive MBA program. A native of Miami, he has lived in Sarasota for 15 years and was a participant in CANDance 2016.