PALS SkyHope Appoints Adam Broun as Chairman of the Board

Adam Broun press release

Farmingdale, NY – May 22, 2024 – PALS SkyHope, a leading nonprofit dedicated to providing free medical flights for individuals in need, is proud to announce the appointment of Adam Broun as Chairman of the Board.

With a wealth of knowledge in the Aviation and Tech industry, Adam brings a unique combination of leadership, expertise, and passion for philanthropy to PALS SkyHope. As Chairman of the Board, Adam will play a pivotal role in guiding the organization’s strategic direction, fostering partnerships, and advancing its mission of ensuring access to essential medical care for all individuals.

Adam has been volunteering his time and aircraft, completing nearly 230 flights for PALS patients since he began in 2013. Since then, he has been a part of multiple event committees and became a board member in 2021. Whether it’s flying a baby with a rare disease, a mother with cancer, or a veteran with PTSD, Broun has answered the call for more than ten years.

“We are delighted to welcome Adam as Chairman of the Board. He believes passionately in PALS SkyHope,” said, Donna Collins, Executive Director of PALS SkyHope. “I look forward to working closely with him to further this important cause and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.”

Adam succeeds Jim Platz, one of the many founding members who helped make PALS SkyHope into what it is today: an award-winning nonprofit in the field of charitable aviation. The PALS SkyHope organization extends its deepest gratitude to Jim for his dedicated service and continuous leadership.

PALS SkyHope remains committed to its mission of promoting health equity and ensuring that all individuals have access to the medical care they need, regardless of income or zip code. With Adam Broun at the helm, PALS looks forward to continuing its vital work and making a positive impact on the lives for those in need.


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Brook Leighton
Director of Marketing and Development


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