J. Taylor Crandall Joins Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

For Release: June 28, 2017

J. Taylor Crandall

STANFORD, Calif. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has announced the appointment of J. Taylor Crandall to its Board of Directors, effective June 1, 2017.  The Stanford University Board of Trustees approved his appointment.

Crandall is a Managing Partner and a founding member of Oak Hill Capital Partners, where he has been since 1986. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Berlin Packaging, First Light, Hilltop Holdings, Omada and Pulsant. In addition, Crandall has served on numerous public and private company boards in the past, including serving as a director of American Skiing Company, Bell & Howell, Cincinnati Bell, Genpact Limited, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Meristar Hospitality Corporation, Quaker State and Washington Mutual.

Philanthropically, Crandall is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Foundation and serves on the boards of the Powdr Corporation, The Park City Foundation, and U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Previously, Crandall served as the chair of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, and was an ex-officio director of the Board of Directors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford during that time. He and his wife, Suzanne, are also longstanding and generous donors to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the child health programs at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Crandall earned a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Bowdoin College, where he has served on the Board of Overseers. He also received an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Bowdoin College in 2010.

“J’s significant board experience and commitment to philanthropy make him a valuable addition to our board,” said Christopher G. Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. “As an extraordinary leader dedicated to the Silicon Valley community, J will play an important role during this significant time of growth for our organization.”

About Stanford Medicine Children's Health

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its center, is the Bay Area’s largest health care system exclusively dedicated to children and expectant mothers. Our network of care includes more than 65 locations across Northern California and more than 85 locations in the U.S. Western region. Along with Stanford Health Care and the Stanford School of Medicine, we are part of Stanford Medicine, an ecosystem harnessing the potential of biomedicine through collaborative research, education, and clinical care to improve health outcomes around the world. We are a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the community through meaningful outreach programs and services and providing necessary medical care to families, regardless of their ability to pay. Discover more at stanfordchildrens.org.