Staff and Board

It is a promise we can keep because of the commitment of our donors to make a difference in the lives of people who face all kinds of deadly threats—from massive earthquakes to a simple lack of clean water. Working together, we are improving health outcomes for millions of people in need each year.

Our Board

Jerry Leamon
Chairman of the Board, Americares Foundation;
Former Managing Director, Deloitte

Alma Jane (Leila) Macauley
Co-founder and Permanent Vice Chairman, Americares Foundation

Samhita A. P. Jayanti
Global Business Development, Palantir;
Vice Chairman, Americares Foundation

Michael J. Nyenhuis
President and Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth Peale Allen
Chairman of the Board, Guideposts

Carol B. Bauer
Former Chairman, Norwalk Hospital
Board of Trustees

Robert M. Baylis
Former Chairman, Gildan Activewear, Inc.

Jeffrey T. Becker
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jennison Associates

Katy Close, MD, MPH
Volunteer Physician, Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine University of South Carolina School of Medicine

 

 

Roberta Conroy
Co-Chair, Horizons at Greens Farms Academy

Elizabeth Furst Frank
Executive Vice President and Chief Programming Officer, AMC Theatres

Steve Gallucci
New York Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP

Bryan C. Hanson
Executive Vice President and Group President, Minimally Invasive Therapies Group, Medtronic

C. Robert Henrikson
Former Chairman, President and CEO, MetLife, Inc.

Paul J. Kuehner
President, Building and Land Technology

C. Dean Maglaris
Chief Executive Officer, Cytogel Pharma, LLC

Keith McAllister
Partner, SRiCheyenne

Joseph J. Rucci Jr., Esq.
Partner, Rucci Law Group, LLC

Alan G. Rwambuya
Senior VP Sponsor Finance, U.S. Bank

Stephen I. Sadove
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Saks Incorporated

Sarah Saint-Amand
Policy Analyst, Manhattan Institute

 

Our Leadership

Michael J. Nyenhuis
President and Chief Executive Officer

Dennis Rice
Chief Information Officer and SVP, Innovation

Richard K. Trowbridge, Jr.
Chief Financial Officer and SVP, Operations

Kevin R. Gilrain
SVP, Human Resources

Jed Selkowitz
SVP and Chief Marketing Officer

Dr. E. Anne Peterson, MD, MPH
SVP, Global Programs

Christine Squires
Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer

 

 

Global Medical Advisors

Jason Bradt, M.D.
Medical Director, Urology
Astellas Pharma

Robert Bristow, M.D.         
Director, Disaster Medicine,
Division of Emergency Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Arnold W. Cohen, M.D.    
Professor and Chair, Obstetrics-Gynecology
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Jefferson Medical College
Philadelphia, PA

Terry Conroy, R.Ph.      
Pharmacist
Americares

Edward V. Craig, M.D.      
Professor, Orthopedics
Hospital for Special Surgery,
Weill-Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Thomas P. Duffy, M.D.     
Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

David Durack, M.D.          
Former Senior VP, Corporate Medical Affairs
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.)

Philip Fischer, M.D.           
Professor of Pediatrics
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Randall Flick, M.D.
Chair, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

John L. Foggle, M.D.           
Assistant Professor, Brown University
Department of Emergency Medicine,
Attending Physician
Rhode Island Hospital

Karen Gottlieb, RN, MBA
Executive Director
Americares Free Clinics

David Russell Hill, M.D.
Professor of Medical Sciences
Global Public Health, 
Frank H. Netter School of Medicine
Quinnipiac University;

Lisa Hilmi, RN, MPH 
Adjunct Fellow
Center for Public Health Initiatives, and
Senior Global Health Ambassador
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania;
Emergency Pediatric Nurse
Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD

Silvio Inzucchi, M.D. 
Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Haren Joshi, M.D.  
Director of Emergency Medical Services,
City of Ahmedabad, India;
Director of Traumatology, Academy of Traumatology;
Director of Shamalaji Hospital Project

Paul Kirwin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Suzanne Lagarde, M.D.    
Executive Director and CEO
Fair Haven Community Health Center
Gastroenterologist;
Chair, Board of Directors, Project Access-New Haven
New Haven, CT

Amy Liebeskind, M.D.     
Attending Radiologist,
Musculoskeletal and Body Imaging, MRI
Maimonides Medical Center
Park Ave. Radiologists, New York, NY

George Little, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth,
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH

Robert McGlynn, M.D.     
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmic Consultants of Vermont
South Burlington, Vermont

Maria D. Mileno, M.D.      
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine,
Infectious Diseases
Brown University School of Medicine
Providence, RI

Hillary Nierenberg ARNP MPH  
Chief of Operations Non-invasive Cardiology
New York/ Presbyterian Hospital;
Asst. Clinical Professor of Nursing
Columbia University Medical Center 
New York, NY

Dinesh Patel, M.D.  
Chief of Arthroscopic Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA;
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard University Medical School, 
Boston, MA

Sumant Ramachandra, M.D.
Senior VP & Chief Scientific Officer,
Hospira, Inc.

Asghar Rastegar, M.D.      
Professor of Internal Medicine, Nephrology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Scott Ratzan, M.D.
VP, Global Corporate Affairs
Anheuser-Busch InBev;
Editor-In-Chief
Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives

William Rosenblatt, M.D. 
Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT;
President and Founder
REMEDY, Recovered Medical Equipment for the Developing World

Alice Rosenberg, RN         
Nurse Navigator
Science Applications International Corporation and National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Majid Sadigh, M.D. 
Infectious Diseases, Global Health, and
Site Director for Medical Students,
University of Vermont School of Medicine

Robert Schreibman, DDS    
Pediatric Dentistry
President, Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach

John Setaro, M.D.   
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Patricia Wetherill, M.D.    
Hospitalist, Internal Medicine
Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control
Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT

Norman Werdiger, M.D.   
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
Yale School of Medicine

Stephen Winter, M.D.
Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT;
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Yale University School of Medicine,
New Haven, CT

Leadership Council

Samhita (Sam) Jayanti (Co-Chair)
Business Development Executive, Palantir Technologies

James Conroy (Co-Chair)
Partner, Olympus Partners

Roberta Conroy (Co-Chair)
Trustee, Greens Farms Academy

Mary Delia Allen
Allen Foundation, Inc.

Stephen Blewitt
Senior Managing Director, Hancock Capital Management

Joshua B. Blum
Point 72 Asset Management

Cynthia Z. Brighton
President & Treasurer, Hay Island
Holding Co.
Vice Chairman & Director,
Swisher International

Julie NieuweWeme De-Bruijn
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Neil Budnick
Managing Director, Channel Rock Partners

TJ Carella
Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Daniel N. Caron
Early Stage Investor
Founding Team Member, VP and Institutional Official, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Elizabeth R. Chandler
Partner, ALKeMi Partners, LLC

Jay Chandler
Senior Managing Director, Evercore

Anita Grace Cobb
Volunteer, Americares Free Clinics

John A. Crum
Managing Partner, JAC Energy Partners, LLC

Vicki Crum

Mark E. Donaldson
Managing Director and Co-Founder
Battea Class Action Services, LLC

Patrick J. Durkin
Managing Director, Head of External Relations, Member of Investment Committee, Atlas

Scot Eisenfelder
Founder & President, Empiritas

Alison Fels
Former Americares Volunteer

Patrick J. Fels
Vice President, Investment, Goldman Sachs

Desmond FitzGerald
Chairman, North American Properties Group

Joseph A. Garofoli
Partner, ROC Global Securities, LLC

David Gluckman
Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Healthcare, Lazard Freres & Co., LLC

James Hasso

Managing Director; Head of U.S. Small Cap Equities, Voya Investment Management

Felix Hernandez
Former Chief Financial Officer,
Data Pipe Inc.

Sandy Hernandez

Lakshmi Jagannathan
Board Member, TiE Oregon

Kim E. Jeffery
Operating Executive, NorthCastle Partners
Retired Chairman and CEO, Nestlé Waters North America, Inc

Mary K. Jeffery
Honorary Board Member, Kids in Crisis

Harry F. Jones III
Director, RTP Capital Associates, Inc.

William K. Judice
Formerly Duquesne Capital

Patricia Kleh
Trustee, The Perez Art Museum of Miami

William Kleh
Former General Counsel, AMVESCAP

Janie Konidaris
Janie & Jason Konidaris Family Foundation

Jason Konidaris
Associate, Yale University

Bill Krivoshik
Chief Technology Officer, Kroll

Rose Krivoshik
Director, Home for the Brave

Jerry Leamon
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Americares Foundation, Former Managing Director, Deloitte

Eve Lehrmann, MD
Obesity Analyst, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Joseph W. Merrill
Managing Member, Nor'East Capital LLC

Tracy L. Merrill
President, Half Moon Foundation

Marcelyn Molloy, MD
Internal Medicine Physician, Americares Free Clinics Volunteer

Bas NieuweWeme
Managing Director, Global Head of the Client Advisory Group, PGIM Fixed Income

Michael R. Parker
President, Parker Global Strategies, LLC

David Pearson
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Aquatiq

Natasha Pearson

Heather Poole

Cary Potter
Former Director, KeyBanc Capital Markets

Paul Reilly
Managing Director, Division Executive of the Central North Division, U.S. Trust

Josh Rucci
General Manager and Global Head, Bloomberg Content Service

Sarah Saint-Amand
Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development, Empire State Development

Matt Schiffman
Head of Global Marketing, Legg Mason Global Asset Management

Jennifer Toll
Board Member, United Methodist Preschool of New Canaan

Richard J. Townsend
Partner, Rangeley Capital Partners

Eric C. Weintz, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician,
St. Rose Emergency Department