Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation Announces Ben Renberg as President

Texas native joins Foundation from Cornell University

DALLAS, Texas – Following a national search, Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation announced today that Ben Renberg has been named as its new president. With 25 years of development experience, Renberg begins his new role Feb. 1, 2021.

Renberg comes from Cornell University where he has served as senior associate vice president of alumni affairs and development since 2016. At Cornell, he led day-to-day operations and focused on effectively integrating and heightening fundraising activities and planning the university's next comprehensive fundraising campaign.

"Ben has an excellent reputation as a strategist and fundraiser. He is a proven leader with an impressive track record," said Norm Bagwell, chairman of the Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation Board. "We look forward to working with him to build on the legacy of excellence and success for which the Foundation is known."

"We are thrilled to welcome Ben back to Texas," said Kristi Sherrill, interim president of Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation, and chief policy and community affairs officer of Baylor Scott & White Health. "His experience and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to advance our Mission and serve patients and communities across North Texas."

A native Texan, Renberg previously served as associate vice president at Rice University, and before that, he served as assistant dean of external relations for the university's Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. Renberg also spent time as a partner with Dini Partners, a consulting firm specializing in nonprofits; as associate vice president for university development at Baylor University; and as director of development at Baylor College of Medicine.

"I am inspired by the work of Baylor Scott & White Health and excited to be a part of the North Texas community," Renberg said.

Renberg earned both his bachelor's and Master of Business Administration degrees from Baylor University. He and his family will be relocating to Texas in the new year.

About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. An integrated care delivery network, the system includes the Scott and White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance. Through 52 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care, throughout Texas, and via virtual touchpoints. If its service area were a state, it would be the eighth largest, providing care to a population larger than that of the state of Georgia. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, Baylor Scott & White is proud to honor its century-long legacy through its commitment to improving accessibility, affordability and the customer experience for all. For more information, visit

About Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation
Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation, a separately incorporated 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, raises and manages funds to support Baylor Scott & White Health in North Texas. Since the Foundation was established in 1978, it has distributed more than $825 million to fund innovative research, training for future leaders in healthcare, the purchase of advanced medical technology and programs that support employees and enhance care for our patients and communities. More than 7,000 annual donors, including individuals, corporations and other private foundations, generously provide their support each year.

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