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

For release: June 28, 2017

J. Taylor CrandallSTANFORD, 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 and Stanford 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 Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Stanford 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. As a top-ranked children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we are a leader in providing world-class, nurturing care and achieving extraordinary outcomes in every pediatric and obstetric specialty. Stanford Children’s Health provides everything from specialty care to general pediatrics and can be accessed through more than 60 locations across Northern California and 100 locations in the U.S. western region. As the pediatric and obstetric teaching hospital for the world-renowned Stanford University School of Medicine, we’re cultivating the next generation of medical professionals and are at the forefront of scientific research to improve children’s 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