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Board of Directors

Members of CHC’s Board of Directors are committed to CHC’s mission to provide high-quality, comprehensive services to empower people affected by hearing loss, deafness or listening challenges.

We’re also dedicated to continuing CHC’s 110-year legacy of services. Throughout the entire history of the field of audiology, CHC has worked to improve deaf and hard of hearing people’s access to hearing loss services, inclusive of the less fortunate.

Complete Member List

Heather Bogdanoff Baker, Ph.D.


Steven R. Peikin, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Executive Vice President

Jeffrey M. Cohen, Senior Vice President at Zywave
Vice President

Lee Adasko, Partner, Barash, Friedman, Friedberg & Adasko

Glen Popick, Managing Director, Citadel
Recording Secretary

Ellen S. Berelson, Ph.D., President, Theodore H. Barth Foundation, Inc.

Pedro Escudero, Founder, CIO, & CEO at DPM Capital


Christopher V. Albanese, Principal, Albanese Organization, Inc.

Robi S. Blumenstein, President, CHDI Foundation

Barry G. Felder, Esq., Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP


Barbara Ginsburg Shapiro

James S. Gold, Investment Banker

Paul E. Hammerschlag, MD, Otologist/Neurotologist, Department of Otolaryngology, NYU School of Medicine

Jill M. Harkavy-Friedman, Ph.D., Senior Director of Research and Special Projects, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Donald M. Itzkoff, Esq.; Chief Policy Officer, Patriot Rail Company LLC and Patriot Port Holdings LLC


Joseph R. LaBato, Retired Banking Executive

Daily Lambert

Jamie Magid

Patricia McCann, Radio Broadcaster, WINS Radio

Shannah Miller, President, MillArt Marketing

Ronald L. Nurnberg, Managing Partner, Kane Kessler, P.C.


Victoria Blau Orlin, Architect

Gary D. Ricker, Jr., Executive Vice President, Branch Manager AmWINS Brokerage of New York

Arlene Romoff, Community Activist & Author

Helene Rosenthal

Yaron Schwartz, Security Consultant

Kathryn A. Schwerin, Real Estate Investment - Self-Employed

John M. Scopaz, President, JMS Associates

Ed Wentzheimer, Managing Director and Wealth Manager, First Republic in New York

Charles Winkler, Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Hudson Bay Capital


Anne Worcester, President, Universal Tennis