Advisory Board

The CIHF Advisory Board is composed of senior-level leaders and CIHF’s Founding and Member Organization representatives.  Through CIHF’s activities and research, the Advisory Board connects with students, faculty, and top-level professionals from other industries, exchanging information, and bridging the fields of hospitality, design thinking, and health management/policy to advance service excellence in healthcare, wellness, senior living, and related areas.

CIHF Advisory Board


Robert AlterRobert Alter, SHA ’73
Seaview Investors, LLC



Jeffrey Bokser, MHA '01Jeffrey Bokser, MHA ’01
Vice President Safety, Security & Emergency Services
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital



CerialeMelissa Ceriale, P’15, ’16, ’18
Board of Trustees
Montefiore Medicine



ryan crabbeRyan Crabbe
Senior Director, Global Wellness
Hilton Worldwide



D'Alessandro headshotPaul M. D’Alessandro
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC



Whitney Austin Gray_SquareWhitney Austin Gray
Executive Director of Research and Innovation



HeidelbergerKaren Heidelberger, SHA ’94
Deerfield Management



Neil Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas



Pic 7(2)Karl Kalcher
Managing Director



Pic 7(2)Tom Klein
Chief Operating Officer
Canyon Ranch



Pic 7(2)Mary Leary
Chief Executive Officer and President
Mather LifeWays



Tom McInerneyTom McInerney
President & CEO



Bradford PerkinsBradford Perkins, A & S ’67
Chairman & CEO
Perkins Eastman



Rijos, John_CropJohn Rijos, SHA ’75
Co-Founder & Operating Partner, Chicago Pacific Founders
American Seniors Housing Association



Robert Ritz, MHA ’87
Mercy Medical Center



Jeff Stouffer
Executive Vice President; Global Health Director
HKS Inc.



Bennett Thomas
Senior Vice President of Finance and Sustainability
Hersha Hospitality Trust



yesawich-peterPeter Yesawich, SHA ’72, MS ’74, PhD ’76
Chief Growth Officer
Cancer Treatment Centers of America



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