TMF Health Quality Institute Names Robert Vallilee to Board of Directors
Vallilee Brings More than 25 Years of Business and Management Experience to Board
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Austin, TX – March 6, 2007 – TMF Health Quality Institute, a leading nonprofit health care consulting company, has named Robert R. Vallilee to its board of directors. With a wealth of experience in management, sales and marketing, Mr. Vallilee brings fresh eyes and unique experience to this role.
Mr. Vallilee’s experience spans various size companies. Beginning his career with Eastman Kodak, Mr. Vallilee was recognized as one of the leading technical sales representatives for the company during his ten-year career there. Serving as president of Wallace Imaging Company from 1978-1995, Mr. Vallilee grew the company from a small business to one with a profitable, multi-million dollar revenue base. He was a founder and executive for two start-ups, Lithoprint and Lithoimage from 1995-2000. As the sales and marketing director for the LPGA’s Philips Invitational from 2002-2004, he grew event sponsorships by securing the support and participation of several large national companies.
Most recently, Mr. Vallilee has been serving as associate director for Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Austin.
“We are excited to have Robert join the TMF Board,” said Dr. Patrick Hanford, board president. “His extensive experience and knowledge in business and marketing will provide a new perspective within the board dynamic. We look forward to the ideas and insights he will be able to offer.”
Mr. Vallilee has a tradition of contributions and participation in associations and non-profit organizations. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Austin chapter of the National Committee on Planned Giving. He has been a volunteer executive director for Believe in Me and has served on the board of directors for many associations including Zachary Scott Theatre, Total Quality Management Consortium for the University of Texas, and the Printing Industries of America among others.
Mr. Vallilee graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and is a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Vallilee lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife of 41 years, Marianne. They have two grown children and one new grandchild.
About TMF Health Quality Institute
TMF Health Quality Institute, formerly Texas Medical Foundation, is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit consulting company focused on promoting quality health and health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations. TMF partners with health care providers in a variety of settings to ensure that every person receives the appropriate care, every time.