AGH Foundation Announces New Executive Director


Allegan General Hospital (AGH) and the Allegan General Hospital Foundation are happy to welcome Jenifer Garcia as the new Executive Director of the Foundation.

“We are thrilled to have Jenifer join our team,” said Gerald Barbini, AGH President and CEO. “With the many changes in healthcare reimbursement, philanthropy has become very important to all hospitals. With her background, experience, and personality, we know Jenifer is the right person to lead this effort on behalf of Allegan General Hospital.”

Jenifer previously worked with the Spectrum Health Foundation and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She studied Public and Nonprofit Administration at Grand Valley State University and has an extensive background in nonprofit healthcare development, having spent the past eight years at Spectrum Health.

“I couldn’t be happier with my decision to come to Allegan General Hospital. Since day one the hospital staff and leaders have been beyond welcoming and I’m motivated to share my insight with them as we work together to build a strong development program that will ultimately impact our patients and families.” said Jenifer. “The changes in the health care industry over the next few years will place a greater emphasis on philanthropy. Everyone – community members, patients, and employees of Allegan Healthcare Group – can play a vital role in the vitality and sustainability of AGH. Together, through philanthropy, we can help to provide exceptional, compassionate, personalized healthcare to our community.”

Jenifer lives in Dorr with her husband and two small children.

Allegan General provides a wide range of healthcare services to the community, including surgery, sleep center, emergency, physical rehabilitation, wound care, pain management and mental health. For more information, visit

The Allegan General Hospital Foundation invites and accepts financial gifts to help further the mission of Allegan General Hospital – To provide exceptional, compassionate, and personalized healthcare to our community. For more information about the AGH Foundation, please visit or call (269) 686-4234.

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