John B. Engle

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John B. Engle

Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer, Senior Executive, Marketing and Communications

John Engle is corporate senior vice president and chief development officer for Scripps Health. His responsibilities include operations and management of the Scripps Health Foundation, which raises philanthropic funds to support all Scripps operations, as well as real estate development and planning.


As senior executive over marketing and communications, Engle leads Scripps’ marketing, public relations, corporate communications and conference services functions including the customer relationship management (CRM) database, community relations and internal communications. This includes marketing and communications efforts for all patient care lines, new business acquisitions, launches and partnerships.


Recognized by San Diego Magazine in 2005 as one of San Diego’s premier fundraisers, Engle continues to cultivate relationships in the community and works to market and raise funds to support patient care, state-of-the-art technology and clinical research at Scripps.


Part of the Scripps team for more than 30 years, Engle was president and CEO of The Whittier Institute for Diabetes from 1994 to 2004 and director of development for Whittier the four years prior to that. Prior to joining Scripps, he was marketing director for the Stars & Stripes 1987 America’s Cup Campaign. He previously served on the board of directors for the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rotary and San Diego Private Bank.


A native San Diegan, Engle received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Point Loma College.