Boo first joined UPMC Hamot in 2001 as the vice president of marketing and corporate communications. He transitioned to vice president of strategic resources in 2009 before being named vice president of northern tier markets for UPMC Health Plan in 2012. In 2016 he was named the Chief Development Officer of Hamot Health Foundation. As a member of the Executive Team of UPMC Hamot, he is tasked with continuing to build upon the strong culture of philanthropy that has been part of Hamot since its first days of operation in 1881. He serves on many local and regional boards including ACES, Erie Bank, Erie Zoo, Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership, the United Way of Erie County and the Charles Cole Hospital Foundation.
Boo received a bachelor's degree in advertising from West Virginia University and was the founding partner of Fishtank Creative from 1989 – 2001. He is the proud husband of Aimee and together they have 5 wonderful children – Brendan, Kirsten, Maria, Kaitlin and Alex.
Jaimee joined Hamot Health Foundation in February 2006. Her role is instrumental in developing short and long-term strategies for development priorities and ongoing fundraising initiatives and managing daily operations of the foundation.
Jaimee graduated summa cum laude in 2004 from Edinboro University with a bachelor's degree in marketing. She also previously attended St. Bonaventure University and has a background in real estate sales. Jaimee and her husband Travis have been married since 2006. They have a son and two daughters.
Nick joined Hamot Health Foundation in November 2018. His role is focused on connecting the strategic vision of the hospital with the passions and interests of donors.
Nick graduated magna cum laude from Mercyhurst University with dual bachelor’s degrees, and earned a master’s degree from Edinboro University. He has a background in community and educational leadership, having most recently served as the development officer for United Way of Erie County. Nick and his wife Hannah have been married since 2018.
Elaine joined Hamot Health Foundation in April 2019 and supports the organization through coordination of volunteers, communication projects, and marketing efforts. She is responsible for managing the volunteer base at UPMC Hamot as well as project collaboration with UPMC Hamot Aid Society. Elaine is involved with public relations, media management, and publication development for Hamot Health Foundation.
Elaine holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication studies from Edinboro University. She also acquired certification in Conflict Management. Her background includes public relations, marketing, volunteer services and graduate medical education. Elaine and her husband Peter have two daughters and one son.
Emily joined the Hamot Health Foundation team in August 2010. In this position, she provides direct support to Boo Hagerty and the entire Hamot Health Foundation team. Emily joined UPMC Hamot in 2006 as a Unit Secretary in the MICU/TCU department. In 2008, she joined UPMC Hamot's Information Systems as an Administrative Staff Assistant. A short time later, in 2009, she joined Regional Health Services doing physician billing. Emily has her Associates degree in Business from Bradford School of Business in Pittsburgh, PA. Emily and her husband Jason have been married since 2009 and have one son.
Katie joined Hamot Health Foundation in June 2018. As the development coordinator, her roles are event planning, third party fundraisers and data management. She has previous experience owning and operating a small business in the community for eight years prior to joining the Foundation.
Katie graduated from Mercyhurst University with a bachelor’s degree in Art Therapy and previously attended Penn State Behrend where she studied Psychology. She and her husband Ryan have been married since 2001 and have two sons.