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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

Board Secretary

PSI Services LLC

Krysta Alexinas

Dexcom

Javier Echevarria

VVF

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

Michael Zweig

Rockefeller Global Family Office


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 (Ponsky Capital Partners).

Staff: Tony Monaco and Britta Latz.

 

Finance, Audit & Investment Committee

Chair: Brennan Igoe (Argonite Partners).

Members: Melissa Moncrief, Zachary Maher, and MaryAnn Kocurko.

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, and Carolina Masri.

 

Governance & Legal Affairs Committee

Members: David Landever (Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, LLC), and Ashley Wilson Baer (PSI Services LLC).

Staff: Britta Latz and Carolina Masri.

 

Local & Domestic Giving Program Committee

Chair: David Rosenberg, MD (University Hospitals).

Members: Brook Watts, MD, MS (The MetroHealth System) and Josh Marx (Medical Service Company).

Staff: Carolina Masri and Jennifer Buck

 

Major Gifts Project Leadership Team

Jamie Lebovitz (Nurenberg Paris), Michael Zweig (Rockefeller Global Family Office), Lee Ponsky (University Hospitals), Javier Echevarria (VVF), 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 & 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, Carolina Masri, and Tony Monaco.

 

Strategic Planning Committee

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

Staff: Britta Latz and Carolina Masri.

 

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