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Board of Directors and Committees

Board of Directors

Lee Ponsky, MD    

Board President & Founder

University Hospitals

Valerie Henderson, MPH, DSc

Board Vice President

Emergency Management Consultant

Brennan Igoe

Board Treasurer

Argonite Partners

Ashley Wilson Baer

Interim Board Secretary

Motion Picture Association of America

Javier Echevarria

Glanbia Performance Nutrition

Rafid Fadul, MD

Community Intensivists & North Bridge Management

Meg Furey, CNP

Cleveland Clinic

David Landever

Barrasso-Usdin-Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, LLC

Joshua Miller, DO, FACP

Cleveland Clinic

Zac Ponsky

Ponsky Capital Partners

Charu Ramanathan, PhD

Lokyata & vitalxchange

Sheldon Rose, MD, RDMS 

University Hospitals

David Rosenberg, MD, MDH

University Hospitals

Brian J. Smith

Health Tech Development

Brook Watts, MD, MS

The MetroHealth System

Michael Zweig

Rockefeller Global Family Office, Managing Director


Committees

Brigades Advisory Committee

Members: Rafid Fadul (Community Intensivists & North Bridge Management), Lee Ponsky (University Hospitals), and Brian Smith (Health Tech Development).

Staff: Britta Latz and Carolina Masri.

 

Building & Facility Committee

Chair: Sandra Bolan (Turner Construction Company)

Members: Rafid Fadul (Community Intensivists & North Bridge Management) and Zac Ponsky (Empresas Familiares).

Staff: Tony Monaco and Britta Latz.

 

Finance, Audit & Investment Committee

Chair: Brennan Igoe (Argonite Partners).

Members: Melissa Moncrief (Karamu House), Zachary Maher (University Hospitals), and MaryAnn Kocurko (University Hospitals).

Staff: Britta Latz and Carolina Masri.

 

Gala Committee

Members: Krissy Dietrich Gallagher, Keely O’Bryan, Monica Ponsky, and Betsy Werbel.

Staff: Celena Crytzer, Britta Latz , Carolina Masri and Sakina Kapasi.

 

Governance & Legal Affairs Committee

Members: David Landever (Barrasso-Usdin-Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, LLC), and Ashley Wilson Baer (Motion Picture Association of America).

Staff: Britta Latz and Carolina Masri.

 

Local & Domestic Giving Program Committee

Chair: David Rosenberg, MD (University Hospitals).

Staff: Carolina Masri & Jennifer Buck.

 

Major Gifts Project Leadership Team

Jamie Lebovitz (Nurenberg Paris), Michael Zweig (Morgan Stanley), Lee Ponsky (University Hospitals), Javier Echevarria (Glanbia Performance Nutrition), Valerie Henderson (Emergency Management Consultant), Radid Fadul (Community Intensivists & North Bridge Management), and Charu Ramanathan (Lokyata & vitalxchange).

Staff: Carolina Masri & Britta Latz.

 

Marketing & Communications Committee

Chair: Valerie Henderson.

Members: Nassab Ahmadieh, Carolyn Pippin and Candace Goforth DeSantis.

Staff: Carolina Masri, Sakina Kapasi & Britta Latz.

 

Operations Committee

Chair: Oscar Uzcategui (Gojo Industries).

Members: Manny Naft (MedWish Volunteer), Tom Ryan (Cleveland Clinic), and Brian Smith (Health Tech Development).

Staff: Jennifer Buck, Britta Latz, Sakina Kapasi, Carolina Masri, and Tony Monaco.

 

Strategic Planning Committee

Members: Javier Echevarria (PolyOne Corporation) Rafid Fadul (Community Intensivists & North Bridge Management), and Charu Ramanthan (Lokyata & vitalxchange)

Staff: Britta Latz and Carolina Masri

 

Young Professionals Group Leadership Committee

Chair: Seana Rutherford (Lake Effect Health).

Members: Marcus Bierbaum, Eric Gase (ExactCare Pharmacy), and Michael Jubec (Astellas Pharma US).

Staff: Britta Latz & Sakina Kapasi.

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