December 17, 2015 – Several local community leaders have been named to the Boards of Trustees of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) and its fundraising organization, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation. Joining the medical center’s board are David Graf, Thomas M. Jackson, and Leon Redensky; joining the Foundation’s board are Erica Park and Ted Siebold.
“These appointments come during a pivotal time for Englewood Hospital and Medical Center,” said Thomas C. Senter, chairman of the Board of Trustees of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and its parent organization, Englewood Healthcare System. “We recognize the integral role of our trustees, who will undoubtedly strengthen our medical center and help advance its mission as we enter an exciting new era of growth that will continue to revolutionize how we deliver care.”
“We’re very excited to welcome new members to our governing boards, whose visionary leadership, ideas, and perspectives will continue to move our mission forward,” said Warren Geller, president and CEO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. “Their insight and guidance provide an opportunity to build upon our legacy of medical excellence while also innovating to meet the new demands of a modern healthcare model.”
“We recognize the important role that each of our new Board members will have. They will be invaluable in building upon our medical center’s impact in the entire region for years to come,” said Chairman of the Board of Trustees of EHMC Foundation Jay C. Nadel.
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
David Graf is the president and CEO of TRANZACT. He previously was the president of Mosaic Performance Solutions North America (formerly Paradigm Direct, which he co-founded), a direct marketing services company. Both he and his wife, Jennifer, are actively involved in various community causes. The Graf family is a benefactor of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and recently named the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine, which opened in October and offers physician-supervised services in the areas of stress management, yoga, and acupuncture, among others. He and his wife live in Cresskill with their two daughters.
Thomas M. Jackson is an owner, president and CEO of EdisonLearning, Inc., one of the country’s premier education services providers, with operations in multiple countries. Jackson has more than 30 years of corporate, legal, and business experience. He previously served as the chief regulatory counsel for Prudential Financial and executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary for the GAB Robins Group of Companies. He has served on multiple local and state boards and associations, and has advocated for economically and educationally disadvantaged people. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from DePauw University and his juris doctor from University of Cincinnati College of Law.
Leon Redensky is the co-founder of Lynx Capital Partners, a financial trading and technology firm. He and his wife, Shiri, are also invested in philanthropic work, supporting local charities and foundations, including the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and Hopes and Heroes. Redensky graduated with a bachelor of science in bioengineering with a minor in economics from University of Pennsylvania. He and his wife live in Demarest with their three daughters.
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation
Erica Park currently teaches music privately and serves as a Board member of Center for Food Action. She received her bachelor of music in voice from Indiana University and her master of music from Boston University. After graduating from Boston University, she sang at the Santa Fe opera and subsequently taught at The Children’s Orchestra Society in Long Island. She was raised in Seoul, Korea, and moved to Torrance, Calif., during high school. She resides in Tenafly with her husband, David Hong, and their two sons, Derek and Samuel.
Ted Siebold is the chief operating officer of his family owned business, Town Motors in Englewood. The Siebold family and Town Motors are supportive of a wide range of charitable causes, including the Center for Food Action, Central Park Conservancy, American Cancer Society, and the Community Chest of Englewood. Siebold graduated from Clemson University in 2008 and lives with his wife, Meghan, in Ridgewood.