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Foundation Staff

Chris Garratt, Executive Director

Chris Garratt, Chief Development Officer

As Chief Development Officer, Chris oversees all philanthropic and development activity for the southeastern Washington service area of Providence St. Joseph Health, including the administration of the Kadlec Foundation and the Providence St. Mary Foundation. Prior to being promoted to Chief Development Officer, Chris was the Executive Director for Providence St. Mary Foundation since 2012.

Chris spent 10 years in various hotel sales and marketing leadership positions throughout the country, with stops at MGM Grand Las Vegas, Visit Seattle, Starwood Hotels and Red Lion Hotels. Chris has an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from Whitman College.

When not running after his three kids, Chris enjoys golfing, tennis, running, hiking, cooking and drinking away the profits of his wife’s family wineries.

Lindsey Oldridge, Development Officer

Lindsey Oldridge, Development Manager

Lindsey has worked at Providence St. Mary since 2008. As Development Manager, she works closely with donors, runs the day to day Foundation operations and provides leadership support to Volunteer Services and the Gift Shop.

Lindsey earned her Bachelor’s degree in business from Washington State University (Go Cougs!) and was raised in Walla Walla. She is married with three kids and serves on the Board for the Exchange Club of Walla Walla. She feels blessed to work for an organization that is so committed to the well-being of the community. In her free time, Lindsey enjoys reading, playing poker, writing, volunteering, traveling, sports and anything that involves her kids.

Patti Lennartson, Coordinator - Providence St. Mary Foundation - Walla, Walla, WA

Patti Lennartson, Coordinator

Patti joined the Foundation in September, 2016 and supports the day-to-day operations, coordinates the hospital volunteers and manages the gift shop. Patti transferred to Providence St. Mary’s from Pacific Medical Centers in Seattle. Patti worked in the marketing department, where she combined her 20-plus years of experience in the corporate business world with her medical training and hands-on experience to support the Living Well Alliance, a community-based wellness program

Patti earned her bachelors degree in business management at University of Utah and her medical assistant certification at Pima Medical Institute. She has one daughter, Stevie, who is a sophomore at Occidental College. Patti is excited to work for an organization that supports the wellness of the community. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, quilting, reading, playing with her dogs, traveling and spending time with family and friends.