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Hilary Keeley

Executive Director

Hilary oversees the development and execution of the strategic objectives of the Foundation.

Hilary joined The Sontag Foundation from The Nemours Foundation where she served as Chief Legal Officer. While in that role, she was a member of the Florida Leadership Team and the Florida Executive Strategy Forum responsible for implementing key initiatives throughout the state. Prior to this role, she served in various capacities within the United States Department of Health and Human Services including, Acting Chief of Staff of the Indian Health Service, a $6 billion integrated healthcare system. Hilary also served for more than twelve years as a Senior Attorney in the Public Health Division of the Office of the General Counsel. In this role, she served as team lead for a 40 attorney Practice Group responsible for negotiating contracts transferring over $2 billion annually to provide health care services. Hilary knows firsthand the devastation a brain cancer diagnosis has upon a family. Hilary's cousin Mark passed away in 2015 at the age of 43 from brain cancer leaving behind a wife and three beautiful children. She is honored to be able to serve as Executive Director of The Sontag Foundation and work closely with the Sontags to carry out the mission of the Foundation.


B.A., University of Florida
J.D., George Washington University School of Law