Foundation Staff

Aaron Piccirilli

Aaron J. Piccirilli

Vice President, Foundation Development & Executive Director

Aaron Piccirilli is responsible for leading all philanthropic initiatives aligned with the organization’s Mission and vision, strategic direction, and operational priorities. Aaron guides a dedicated team of philanthropy specialists and oversees the Foundation Board of Directors. Their collective charter is to cultivate and nurture philanthropic relationships with members of the community, including partnerships with local foundations and businesses. His day-to-day work centers around the hospital’s long-term growth and aims to positively impact the Baltimore community.

Prior to joining Saint Agnes, Aaron spent 11 years at MedStar Health.  He started his career at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in 2011 as Vice President, Philanthropy overseeing the daily operations of the hospital’s philanthropic priorities.  In 2016, Aaron took a corporate role as Vice President, Philanthropy Initiatives, overseeing philanthropic priorities for Sports Medicine, Quality & Safety, the MedStar Institute for Innovation, the MedStar Simulation in Training and Education Lab (SITEL), and various Ambulatory programs across the System.

Aaron was the President of Piccirilli Group, a full service marketing and advertising firm, founded by his father Charles in 1969, from 2004-2011.  During his tenure, Piccirilli Group managed national and local clients and was ranked as Baltimore Business Journals Top 25 Graphic Design Firms and Top 25 Web Development Firms in Maryland.

He sits on various non-profit boards in Maryland and enjoys growing a culture of true philanthropy (the love of humankind) in the communities that he lives and works. He has been married to his wife Kelli for 20 years and is the proud father of Hailee (22), Gianna (18), Elijah (15), Phoebe (12), Chloe (9), and Pia (2). 

“Honoring the true definition of philanthropy, the love of humanity, is the foundation of joy and deep meaning with philanthropic investments.”
Aaron Piccirilli