Newswise — CHICAGO, September 5, 2019 – The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) announced that Ryann Kehoe has joined the organization as the new Director of Corporate Development & the Institute for Oral Health (IOH).

In her new role, Kehoe will oversee the ADHA and IOH corporate sponsorship and fundraising activities.

Previously, Kehoe served as the Corporate Alliances Manager for the Lincoln Park Zoo. While there, she secured partnerships with companies with strong cultural footprints in the Chicago area to support ongoing endeavors at the zoo. Her efforts directly contributed a $1.3M increase in corporate giving to a $13M portfolio.  Before working with Lincoln Park Zoo, Kehoe spent five years with the American Cancer Society. As Corporate Partners Account Manager, she managed the pursuit of new giving opportunities with Fortune 1000 companies. Kehoe is a graduate of DePaul University with a B.A. in Communications.

“Ryann Kehoe brings a wealth of corporate relations, fundraising and development experience to the ADHA. We look forward to welcoming her to our team as the Association’s new Director of Corporate Development and the Institute for Oral Health,” said ADHA Chief Executive Officer, Ann Battrell, MSDH.



About the American Dental Hygienists’ Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of more than 185,000 dental hygienists across the country. Dental hygienists are preventive oral health professionals, licensed in dental hygiene, who provide educational, clinical and therapeutic services that support total health through the promotion of optimal oral health. For more information about ADHA, dental hygiene or the link between oral health and general health, visit ADHA at