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Chief Executive Officer (OnKai Health Foundation)

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OnKai Health Foundation

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Company Information

The OnKai Health Foundation is a new nonprofit that is disrupting the healthcare industry by changing the way underserved communities access the resources they need to support health and well-being. An integral component of the OnKai ecosystem, the OnKai Health Foundation seeks to build a future where health equity is a tangible reality. It does so by harnessing the power of the HelloKaiTM artificial intelligence (“AI”) platform to channel technology and financial resources efficiently, effectively, and directly to free and affordable health clinics and healthcare professionals serving marginalized populations throughout the United States. Through the power of AI, the HelloKai platform uses a data-driven approach to distribute funds and in-kind resources directly to those in need and continuously measures outcomes to capture the tangible impact of each allocated resource.

Job Description

The inaugural Chief Executive Officer will be an authentic storyteller, entrepreneurial visionary, exceptional fundraiser, systems-oriented implementer, and an innovative strategist who will drive the co-creation of the OnKai Health Foundation’s vision and strategic plan. They will set clear strategic priorities and goals, formulate and execute new revenue generation strategies, establish effective and efficient operating frameworks, and stay agile to pivot in response to external conditions and impact data. The CEO will bring a nuanced, asset-based understanding of the societal factors that influence health, including an understanding of the intersectionality with DEIBJ concepts and the experiences of people with marginalized identities. They will be able to inspire others to support the organization.

They will bring exceptional communications skills, sales and fundraising expertise, team management and leadership, and an entrepreneurial mindset to elevate the Foundation’s mission, visibility, and impact, and nurture connectivity and culture among the team and key stakeholders.

Job Qualifications

While no one candidate will embody all the qualifications enumerated below, the ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:

Revenue Generator

• Demonstrated strategic fundraising orientation to effectively nurture, build, and sustain relationships with mission aligned donors as well as experience raising significant investments from public and private sources, including high net worth individuals, companies, government agencies, corporate sponsorships, and foundations.

Inspiring Thought Leader

• Experience with thought leadership, advocacy, and external relations via writing and speaking, building strategic partnerships, and establishing effective messaging and organizational voice.
• Powerful communicator in writing, one-on-one, in small group settings, and with large audiences. Ability to authentically share the mission of the Foundation to draw in others. A natural brand-builder, connector, and networker to help expand the Foundation network and motivate others.

Strategist & Scaler

• Entrepreneurial and audacious spirit with demonstrated organizational, financial, and operational management expertise. Prior experience leading and launching successful start-up enterprises – whether for-profit or nonprofit – is highly desirable.
• Proven experience developing strategic plans, operationalizing effective planning processes, and implementing action steps that align programs and resources with mission and values.
• Capacity to take multiple pieces of data, identify trends, risks and opportunities and make strategic recommendations for a path forward.

Team Culture Builder

• Collaborative and compassionate leadership mindset, an openness to shared leadership with the Board and team, as well as an effective internal management style with both individuals and teams that fosters mutual learning and cross team collaboration. A record of bringing a holistic lens to leadership regarding race, socioeconomic status, gender, sexuality, religion, nationality, and other identities impacted by equity barriers.
• Strong relationship-building skills and a genuine interest in listening to and learning from others. Ability to establish trust and engage partners, as well as act with intentionality and accountability.
• Empathy, emotional intelligence, and expertise in change management to guide and further cultivate a values-centered, positive, supportive, and transparent work environment.

The Basics

• Ability and willingness to travel as needed for meetings, fundraising events, conferences, and speaking engagements.
• Combination of educational, professional, and lived experience aligned with the Foundation’s mission and values.
• This full-time, exempt role can be based anywhere in the United States.

How to Apply

More information about the OnKai Health Foundation may be found at

This search is being led by Ellen LaPointe and Andres Marcuse-Gonzalez of NPAG. We invite interested candidates to submit a cover letter via NPAG’s website that:

(1) describes what draws you personally to care about the mission of the OnKai Health Foundation, and
(2) outlines your qualifications and relevant professional and lived experiences, along with a resume or CV.

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