Advisory Board

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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.

Photo of Kelly AndressKelly Andress
Sage Senior Living

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

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

Photo of Paul D'AlessandroPaul M. D’Alessandro
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Photo of Vaibhav GargVaibhav Garg
Area Talent & Culture Maldives & Executive Assistant Manager

Photo of Marcello GasdiaMarcello Gasdia
Manager, Center for Industry Insights

Photo of Whitney Austin GrayWhitney Austin Gray
Executive Director of Research and Innovation

Photo of Karen HeidelbergerKaren Heidelberger, SHA ’94
Deerfield Management

Photo of Neil JacobsNeil Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Photo of Tom KleinTom Klein
Chief Operating Officer
Canyon Ranch

Photo of Mary LearyMary Leary, CHE ’78
Chief Executive Officer and President
Mather LifeWays

Photo of Michael MartinMichael Martin
President and Chief Operating Officer
American House Senior Living Communities

Photo of Pat McBridePat McBride
Vice President of Clinical and Compliance
Cappella Living Solutions

Photo of Tom McInerneyTom McInerney
President & CEO

Photo of Caitlin McKenna Caitlin McKenna, SHA ‘05
Senior Director, Strategic Innovation Delivery
Hilton Worldwide

Photo of Danielle Pere Danielle Pere
Associate Executive Director
American College of Preventive Medicine

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

Photo of John RijosJohn Rijos, SHA ’75
Co-Founder & Operating Partner, Chicago Pacific Founders
American Seniors Housing Association

Photo of Robert RitzRobert Ritz, MHA ’87
Chief Executive Officer
Mercy Health Network

Photo of Daria SharmanDaria Sharman
AVP, Strategy & Applied Analytics
Pacific Life

Photo of William B. SimsWilliam B. Sims
Managing Principal
HJ Sims

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

Photo of Bennett ThomasBennett Thomas, MBA ’03
Senior Vice President of Finance and Sustainability
Hersha Hospitality Trust

Photo of Lindsley WitheyLindsley Withey
Founder and Principal
Percival Health Advisors
MB Real Estate Healthcare

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

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