The Weinberg Foundation has named Craig Mellendick as the new Chief Financial Officer for the foundation. He assumes, and expands upon, duties previously executed by Barry I. Schloss, who concluded his role as the CFO for the foundation, but continues to serve as an external trustee.
Mr. Mellendick, who began his role on March 20, provides leadership and support to all financial aspects of the foundation, effectively guiding and monitoring all financial transactions. His responsibilities include managing the Foundation’s relationships with banks and other financial intermediaries. Mr. Mellendick works closely with the foundation’s board of trustees, investment and finance teams, and President and CEO Rachel Garbow Monroe.
Prior to joining the Weinberg Foundation, Mr. Mellendick was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Enterprise Community, a national nonprofit organization that creates opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. He has also held accounting and finance positions with two real estate investment trusts—General Growth Properties and The Rouse Company. In addition, Mr. Mellendick has performed audit and consulting services for KPMG, one of the nation’s largest accounting firms.
More information: http://www.hjweinbergfoundation.com
David Aldridge has been elected to the board of directors of the CDC Foundation. Mr. Aldridge is the former Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Superior Essex Inc., a $2.5 billion global wire and cable manufacturing company. Mr. Aldridge has served as an advisor to the CDC Foundation’s finance committee for the last two years, and now serves as committee chair.
Mr. Aldridge is a seasoned financial executive with three decades of experience in corporate, finance/accounting, strategic, and operational activities. During his time at Superior Essex, the company completed multiple domestic and international acquisitions, growing revenue to $2.5 billion. In 2008, the company was sold to LS Corp and Mr. Aldridge continued to serve as CFO.
Mr. Aldridge previously served on the board of trustees of Holy Innocents Episcopal School and as treasurer and chair of finance. In addition to his CDC Foundation board service, he is an advisory trustee for Holy Innocent’s Episcopal School and is on the board of trustees of Canterbury Court, an Episcopal sponsored senior living facility.
Contact: Amy Tolchinsky
Antonia G. McGuire, RN, MPH and Bruce Nash, MD, MBA
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation appointed two new members to its board of directors Antonia “Toni” G. McGuire, RN, MPH, President and CEO of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center in Worcester; and Bruce Nash, MD, MBA, Chief Physician Executive and Senior Vice President of Health and Medical Management at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
Ms. McGuire has more than three decades of experience working in or with community health centers. Since 2008, she has led the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, where she directed an intensive strategic planning initiative that included renaming the organization to honor the late senator who was a legislative champion of the national community health center movement.
She previously served as CEO of Manet Community Health Center in Quincy, Massachusetts and, while at Boston Medical Center, helped establish a family practice residency program embedded in Boston-based community health centers. Nationally, she chairs a subcommittee on health care finance for the National Association of Community Health Centers.
A board-certified family physician who practiced for more than two decades in upstate New York, Dr. Nash has held executive leadership positions at health plans and hospitals during his career, including an extensive tenure with Community Health Plan in Latham, New York. Prior to joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, one of the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit BCBS plans, he served as chief medical officer of Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan in Albany, New York.
Among other accomplishments, Dr. Nash led the development of a nationally-recognized initiative, known as the Enhanced Primary Care program, which focused on the transformation of primary care medicine in New York’s Capital Region. He currently serves on the board of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation.
Contact: Julie Burns
The Foundation for a Healthy High Point welcomes Stephanie Johnson to its board of directors. Ms. Johnson is a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors and brings over 20 years of experience in the finance industry to the Foundation’s leadership.
As a newly elected member of the board, Ms. Johnson will join a dedicated group of volunteers who provide leadership and guidance for the Foundation and its mission to encourage, support, influence, and invest in efforts that improve health and wellness throughout the Greater High Point community.
Contact: Tina Markanda