Gala Leadership


Gala Co-Chairs
Donald L. Ashkenase
Secretary of Board
Chair, Development Committee

MaryAnn Benzola
Marketing Director, Custom Computer Specialists

John J. Burke
New York State President, WellCare Health Plans

Neil Calman, MD
Co-Founder, President & CEO, Institute for Family Health

James F. Crystal
Executive Vice President, Crystal & Company

Gary Jacobs
Managing Partner, Circumference Consulting, LLC

Sarkis Jebejian
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Munish Khaneja
Chief Medical Officer, Altruista Health

Ronda Kotelchuck
Founding CEO, PCDC

David Manko
Partner, Proskauer, LLP

Diana Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN

Daniel T. McGowan
Chairman of the Board, PCDC

Scott Peck
Sales Executive, Lindenwood Rx Center

Judith Platkin
Vice President, Employer Strategy, CareCentrix

Jack Stephenson
President, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Healthplus

Richard J. Zall
Partner, Proskauer, LLP


Gala Committee
Tracy Bahl
Executive Vice President, CVS Health

Pat Celli
Chief Executive Officer, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New York

Steven J. Corwin
President & CEO, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Healthcare System

Carolyn Gollub
Vice President, Business Development, Centene Corporation

Michael G. Murphy
President & Chief Executive Officer, Affinity Health Plan

Dennis O'Connell
Director of Health Services, Custom Computer Specialists

Robert Trobe
Executive Director, Crystal & Company

Mark Wagar
President, Heritage Medical Systems


(in formation)


Banking & Finance Committee
Dudley Benoit
Director, Community Development Finance, Santander

Theresa DonLucas
Assistant Vice President, Community Reinvestment, City National Bank

Sondra Ford
Vice President, JPMorgan Chase

John Olson
Vice President & CRA Officer, Goldman Sachs

Lesley Palmer
Senior Vice President & CRA Officer, Mizuho Bank