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1st Vice Chair | Secretary
2nd Vice Chair
Emeritus Board Chair
William F. Allyn
President & CEO
Chief Operations Officer
Jonathan Kling, R.N.
Chief Nursing Officer
Chief Development Officer
Bryan Murphey, M.D.
Interim Chief Medical Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Linda M. Roeback
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Financial Officer
President & Chief Executive Officer
A Visionary Health System CEO Who Continuously Innovates and Improves His Organization while Maintaining High Standards in Clinical Quality and Patient Satisfaction
Creates high levels of medical staff satisfaction, loyalty and engagement through strategies designed to empower and motivate physicians. Builds high performing teams of executives and motivates employees through strategic communications and transparency. Creates win/win relationships with communities and governments that lead to innovative new services and facilities. A skilled financial manager who reengineers operations and improves processes to yield outstanding financial results. Turned around Mercy Hospital - Mt. Any, improving EBITDA by $5.5 million over 4 years. Envisions and implements revenue-producing programs and services. An accomplished strategist who can translate vision and strategy into action. Has a clear view of the future of healthcare and prepares his organization to thrive in that world. Served as the founding President of Mercy Health Select (MHS), one of the first Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) in the country, growing covered lives to 23,000 in the first year of operation. MHS was named as "One of the Top 100 ACO's to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review. Won the Distinguished Alumni Service Award from the Xavier Graduate Program in Health Administration for 2017. Other recipients have been luminaries in the field of healthcare administration.
A 476-bed,acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center, a robust cardiovascular program and multiple outpatient centers serving 150,000 residents in Northeast Ohio. There are 600 physicians on the medical staff and 2,500 employees supporting the network. There is also an employed medical group with 65 physicians. Mercy Medical Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.
Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and the fourth largest employer in Ohio. With $5.6 billion in assets, Mercy employs more than 33,000 employees in more than 100 organizations -- including 23 hospitals -that meet the healthcare needs of people in Ohio, Kentucky and contiguous states.
The Springfield Region is a healthcare system serving the communities of Clark and Champaign counties and surrounding areas. It includes Springfield Regional Medical Center,Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana,Senior Health and Housing and a variety of outpatient and outreach services and is part of Mercy Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Ohio and one of the largest in the nation. The Springfield Region was formerly known as Community Mercy Health Partners.
Mercy Health Select was one of the first Accountable Care Organizations in America, the only ACO in Cincinnati and was named as "One of the Top 100 ACO's to Know",by Becker's Hospital Review.
Mercy Hospital - Mt.Airy was a.full-service not-for-profit hospital with 160 operating beds, 682 employees and strong programs in orthopedic, outpatient and emergency services.
Mercy Medical was a 40-physician organization with $12 million in revenues, 207 employees and 14 operating sites throughout Greater Cincinnati. In 2001, the group was responsible for over $100 million of gross hospital revenue. MMA was one of the few hospital-sponsored networks in the country to be surveyed and accredited by JCAHO.
Clermont Mercy was a 57-bed,faith-based acute care hospital with revenues of $50 million. It was 1 of only 6 hospitals in Greater Cincinnati to increase market share between 1985 and 1995.
Good Samaritan was a 500-bed, not-for-profit, acute care hospital.
Master of Health and Hospital Administration, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH Bachelor of Science, Marketing/Communication Arts, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
Certificate of Completion, Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Improvement Capability; Patient Safety; Leadership; Person and Family-Centered Care; and Triple Aim for Populations, May, 2017.
Chief Operations Officer
Phillip C. Dutcher is currently serving as Chief Operations Officer. Phil has spent 40 years in Healthcare Administration and has served as the Chief Operations Officer of NCH since 2007.
After graduating from Kettering University in Flint, MI, in 1973, with a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Administration, he earned a MHA and MBA at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Phil then spent 20 years (1975-1995) at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, where he served as CEO from 1981to 1995. He then moved to West Palm Beach, FL where he was CEO of the combined Good Samaritan and St. Mary’s Medical Centers (Intracoastal Health Systems) until 2000. He then served as Senior Vice President for Business Development at Rendina Companies, a medical real estate development company in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
Chief Financial Officer
Rick Wyles joined the NCH Healthcare system in October 2015.Rick comes to NCH with over 30 years of healthcare finance and management experience. Twenty-five of those years were with McLaren Health Care, a 3.5 billion dollar fully integrated health system in Michigan. Rick served as CFO and Vice President of Finance for the flagship hospital for the past 15 years. Rick has served on numerous boards including chairman of a county health plan for the past 7 years. Rick is a graduate of the University of Michigan and now resides in Naples with his wife Robin. He also has two daughters, a grandson, and a son-in-law that live in the Naples community.
Chief Strategy Officer
Mike Riley Has been the Chief Strategy Officer for the NCH Healthcare System since 2008. Mike is responsible for coordinating the strategic planning process for NCH working closely with the Board of Trustees, Senior Leadership and Physician Leadership in this development of short and long range strategic plans. He is also responsible for executing and implementing major strategic initiatives which have included the Mayo Clinic Care Network affiliation with Mayo Clinic, the Blue Zone Initiative, and the development of several services including the growth of the NCH Physician Group and other products and service lines provided by NCH. Has 30 years of healthcare experience holding various administrative positions in finance, operations, strategic planning and information technology.
Previous to his current position as Chief Strategy Officer for the NCH Healthcare System he was the CEO of the Bonita Community Health Center and currently is on their Board of Directors. He is active in the Community having served on various committees and boards, has instructed accounting courses at Southwest Florida College, a graduate of Leadership Collier and is currently on the board of directors for Community Health Partners and Naples Day Surgery, Inc. He is also a past Board member of the Bonita Chamber of Commerce and Naples Chamber of Commerce.
Chief Nursing Officer & Interim Chief Operations Officer
Jonathan Kling serves as the System Chief Nursing Officer for the NCH Healthcare System. Jonathan has been with NCH since 2003, and has been the System Chief Nursing Officer since November 2016. Prior to the CNO role, Jon held various positions at NCH including clinical coordinator, ICU, Director of Critical Care and Emergency Services, and Associate Chief Nursing Officer.
He has a clinical practice background in critical care and burn/trauma nursing. Jon received his nursing degree from Maric College in 1999 in San Diego, CA, Bachelors in Healthcare Administration in 2010 from Columbia Southern University, Master of Business Administration in 2013 from Columbia Southern University, and Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Chamberlin in 2015.
Jon is recognized for having a strong background in leading multi-disciplinary teams that have achieved high quality outcomes, and have significantly impacted positive outcomes for patients. Jon has also presented multiple quality improvement projects at state and national seminars that support using evidence based practice and research to support the care provided by the entire healthcare team. Jon lives in Naples with his wife and two daughters.
Chief Development Officer
Jim Mahon knows how to instill an institutional environment that is philanthropic, collegial, and transparent. For over 25 years, he has led the institutional advancement efforts of universities, hospitals and health systems, and even the oldest registered investment advisory firm in the United States. As a Senior Advisor with TiER1 Healthcare, Jim draws on this depth of experience in business development and organizational leadership.
Most recently, Jim served in leadership roles including Interim Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine, at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine and Vice President of Communications and Academic Resources, Interim Executive Director for Student Services, and Interim Executive Director for Research Services at the University of Texas Medical Branch.
Previously, Jim was the Managing Director of Bartlett & Company, the oldest Registered Investment Advisory Firm in the United States. He was the founder and president of the Bartlett Foundation and has been involved in many private philanthropy and governmental grant campaigns. Recently Jim create and funded the Give Back Foundation.
His expertise is further underscored by his roles as Vice President of Development for Franciscan Health System of Cincinnati and Union Institute University. Informed by these experiences, Jim uses his strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of institutional structures to help TiER1 Healthcare clients create sustainable foundations and other models for business growth and implement solutions to assist clients in providing safe, quality care.
Jim holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration from Boston College, as well as a Master of Arts in Student Personnel Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Highly involved in the community, he has served on the boards of numerous organizations including Virginia Tech, Cancer Free Kids of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Flying Pig Marathon, the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Mercy Health Partners, the Cincinnati Ballet, and Franciscan Sisters of the Poor Foundation. Jim has also served as an adjunct faculty member for the Master of Business Administration program at Northern Kentucky University.
Interim Chief Medical Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Renee Thigpen is the Chief Human Resources Officer for the NCH Healthcare System, with responsibility for providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization; specifically in the areas of talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, benefits and compensation, and employee health and wellness. Departmental oversight includes Human Resources, Bear’s Den Childcare and VPK, Workers Compensation, Occupational Health, two Wellness Centers, Security, Pastoral Care, Children’s Medical Services, Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition, Centralized Scheduling and Physician Outreach Renee has served on many boards and is active today on the United Way of Collier County Board and serving as Governance Chair. Renee has served as Chair Florida Healthcare Workforce at the State level to promote healthcare business growth and leverage the workforce and talent development assets within the state.
Over 30 years ago, Ms. Thigpen joined the NCH Healthcare System and before her current role today worked in varying capacities, from staffing and recruitment to management of a large external then internal per diem pool, as well as managing a transcription service and assisted home living program.
Ms. Thigpen earned a Bachelors in Leadership and Development, as well as Business Administration and HR Management and is currently finalizing her MBA. She is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and certified DDI Facilitator. Renee lives in Bonita Springs with her husband Jerry and has two grown daughters and two grandchildren.
Chief Experience Officer
Gary serves as the Chief Experience Officer for the NCH Healthcare System. Within this role, Gary provides strategic support towards improving external and internal customer satisfaction. Gary has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry with an extensive background in healthcare leadership, team development, and cultural transformation. He is a recognized expert at helping healthcare organizations design and implement systems to enhance customer service outcomes. Before joining NCH, Gary was the AVP of Customer Development at Health Management Associates. During this role, Gary led a successful cultural transformation initiative for 73 hospitals. His most recent operational experience was at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, an 850-bed facility located in central Florida, where he led in many capacities including the Director of Orthopedic Services. Under his leadership, this area became one of the top ranked units of patient satisfaction results in the country.
Gary has been invited to speak at several healthcare conferences including the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, Press Ganey National Client Conference and the Federal Ambulatory Surgery Association. Gary received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Akron and earned his Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University.
Dartmouth College – 1958 – BA – Mechanical Engineering
Syracuse University – 1960 – MBA Finance Major
U.S. Coast Guard – 1960 – Officer Candidate School
Commissioned – Duty in Portland, Oregon
1962 – Welch Allyn, Inc. Medical Sales Department
1966 – Founder, Industrial Division
1980-2000 – President, Welch Allyn, Inc.
2000-2005 – Chairman & CEO, Welch Allyn Ventures LL
2001 – Chairman, Handheld Products
In 2000, William F. Allyn became a third general resident of Naples, Florida. Until then, home was Skaneateles, NY. He attended the local school system until it burned to the ground (he didn’t do it), Taft Prep school for a PG year, Dartmouth College (mechanical engineering major) and an MBA from Syracuse University. In 1960 he was commissioned in the US Coast Guard, married Janet (Penny) and served three years in Portland, Oregon. In 1963 he joined Welch Allyn as a third generation employee, became President and CEO in 1980 and retired in 2000. The firm grew from several hundred to over 4,000 members worldwide. He started Hand Held Products (a manufactures of bar code scanning equipment and portable computers for tracking packages, patients, products, etc.) and Everest Visual Inspection Technology (a manufacturer of flexible video inspection devices based on Welch Allyn’s worlds first flexible video endoscopes). The 1980’s were exciting times for Welch Allyn as it implemented the Quality Improvement process and the “Just in Time” manufacturing philosophy. He was awarded the David Kearns Award (Xerox CEO who rescued the company by his quality efforts). He became an active trustee of three hospitals (one as chairman) and board member of Niagara Mohawk (now National Grid, M&T Bank, Oneida Ltd, Syracuse Research Corp. He is a trustee emeritus of Syracuse University and was an Overseer of Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College of the University of Rochester and Syracuse. He was the chair of the New York State Business Council. The State University of New York awarded him an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. Ernst & Young awarded him the Entrepreneur of the Year in upstate New York. In Naples, he is a board member of the NCH Healthcare System, the Forum Club, and a founding member of the Naples Community Church. Penny and he celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with their sons Scott, a family doctor in CNY, David and Eric, 4th generation leaders of Welch Allyn, and Mark (with the toughest job) a 5th grade teacher in Brookline, MA, and 11 grandchildren and a few of their friends this summer.
Niagara Mohawk Power—Board, Nuclear Oversight, Compensation and Retired Succession, Executive, Audit Committee Member
Sentry Group—Board - Retired
Oneida, Ltd.—Board - Retired
M&T Bank—Board and Audit Committee - Retired
Hand Held Products, Inc. - Retired
Syracuse Research Corporation—Board - Retired
Perfex Corporation—Board - Retired
Community General Hospital—Trustee - Retired
Dartmouth College—Thayer School of Engineering—Overseer Member
Syracuse University—Trustee Emeritus
Syracuse University—L.C. Smith School of Engineering, Advisory Board - Retired
University of Rochester—Engineering School Advisory Board - Retired
Business Council of New York—Chairman, Board of Directors - Retired
Manufactures Association of Central New York—Board & Past Chairman - Retired
Allyn Foundation—Board Member
Emerson Foundation—Board Retired
United Way of Central New York—Council - Retired
HIMA—Health Industry Manufacturers Association—Board - Retired
National Baldrige Quality Committee of NIST—Board - Retired
Naples Community Hospital—Board Member
Gratis Card a Revolution Company—Board - Retired
Forum Club of Naples—Board Member
SUNY Oswego—Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters
Manufacturers Association of NY—Hall of Fame
David T. Kearns Award—Superior Management from New York State Empire Advantage
Boy Scouts of America—Man of the Year
NASA (Native American Service Agency)—Oren Lyons Environmental Corporate Award
Arthritis Foundation—“Tribute to Excellence Award”
Simon LeMoyne Medal Award—LeMoyne College
Post Standard Achievement Award—Pursuit of Excellence
Community General Hospital Honor for Years of Service, Volunteer and Contribution
Boy Scouts of American 2004 Chairman of Central NY Boy Power Dinner
Eyes on New York Gala—Spirit of Optometric Center of New York
Born in Flushing, New York
The Wharton School of Business, Graduated with a BS in Economics
Kohl’s Department Store, Former President, retired 2000
Board of Directors
Baker Museum, Chairman
Naples Senior Center
Former Board Member
Cal Ripken Senior Foundation
Former Chairman, presently, Board Member
Fashion Institute of Technology
Board of Directors
Foundation Board, Former Chairman
Formally, Board of Overseers
Presently, Chairman of Baker Retailing Center at UPenn
Married, wife Patty, 2 time Tony Award winning Broadway Producer
Children, Stephen and Stephanie, Fur Baby, Kizzie
Five Grand Children
Since 1970, Scott Lutgert has been a resident and real estate developer in Naples and Southwest Florida. Among Scott’s many achievements is the development of Park Shore, where his companies have completed 17 luxury beachfront high-rises and six luxury high rises in Bonita Bay. His love of golf made its way into his life’s work as he was instrumental in the development of two luxury golf course communities; The Estuary at Grey Oaks in Naples and Linville Ridge in North Carolina.
Scott’s vision and foresight helped shape Southwest Florida. His companies developed shopping centers and office buildings, including The Village on Venetian Bay, Northern Trust Office Building, The Promenade at Bonita Bay and Mercato, a mixed-use project in North Naples.
As the Chairman of The Lutgert Companies, his leadership and vision has led Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Premier Commercial, Lutgert Construction, Lutgert Title and Lutgert Insurance, which was sold in 2017 to Gallagher Insurance, since the early ‘80’s.
Scott’s unwavering commitment to Naples and Southwest Florida is evident through his personal involvement in various foundations and charitable organizations. As a wine enthusiast, it was no surprise that Scott was a founder of the Naples Winter Wine Festival.
With his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Scott’s commitment to education and healthcare is a source of pride. He served as chairman of the Board of Trustees at Florida Gulf Coast University for twelve years and was previously on the Board of Directors of Naples Community Hospital from 2001 to 2009. In 2015 he and his wife, Simone, chaired the Magnolia Ball in support of the NCH William and Susan Dalton Oncology Unit.
Scott has been celebrated for numerous community contributions and was honored to receive awards for his involvement including the Edison College Holland T. Salley Leadership in Fostering Education Award, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Leadership Hall of Fame Award as well as 2004 Gulfshore Life’s Man of the Year. He was also the co-chairman for the capital campaign for The Shelter for Abused Women and Children and co-chairman for the 2019 Night at the Museum event benefiting the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples.
Since November 2007 Kevin L. Beebe has been President and Chief Executive Officer of 2BPartners, LLC, a partnership that provides strategic, financial and operational advice to private equity firms and companies in the technology and telecom industries. From 1998-2007 he was Group President of Operations at ALLTEL Corporation, a publicly traded telecommunications services company. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Beebe served as Executive Vice President of Operations for 360° Communications Co., a publicly traded wireless communications company. From 1983 to 1995 Mr. Beebe served in various management roles at ATT, Southwestern Bell and United Telecom/Sprint.
Mr. Beebe is currently Chair of the Florida Advisory Board of Caron Treatment Centers, the nation’s second largest non-profit addiction treatment organization. He has held leadership roles in many other national and regional non-profit organizations throughout his career.
Mr. Beebe graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania and received a Master of Arts in Economics from Bowling Green University in Ohio. He also completed the Executive Business Administration Program at Columbia University in New York.
Kevin and his wife, Cortney reside in Naples, Florida.
Experienced Financial Management professional with excellent qualifications in Portfolio and Wealth Management. Excel in managing projects, motivating people, and business development to deliver outstanding results. Analytical problem solver with strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Ability to focus on economic realities, make sound business decisions and handle multiple projects in a changing environment.
SABADELL BANK & TRUST, Naples, FL 4/2015 to present
Regional President, Wealth Management Director, CFP, CAIA, ChFC
SUNTRUST BANK, Tampa, FL 10/13 to 3/2015
Group Managing Director, Investment Advisory Group, CFP, CAIA, ChFC
SABADELL BANK & TRUST (Formerly Lydian Bank & Trust), Naples, Fl 1/2010 to 10/2013
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Director, CFP, CAIA, ChFC
BANK OF FLORIDA TRUST COMPANY, Naples, FL 3/2006 to January 2010
Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager, CFP, CAIA, ChFC
REGIONS/AMSOUTH BANCORPORATION, Naples, FL 1/2003 to 3/2006
Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Certified Financial Planner, ChFC
STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS, Naples, FL 3/2000-12/31/2002
Certified Financial Planner, Principal, Portfolio Manager
HILLSDALE COLLEGE, Hillsdale, MI
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Concentration: Finance Minors: History and Economics
Graduated Cum Laude
Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
AFFILIATIONS & INTERESTS
Over his forty-year career in the tax profession, Alan Einhorn has distinguished himself as a nationally recognized expert in the areas of risk management and professional standards. He was the recipient of the 2012 Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award, the highest award given by the ac counting profession in the area of taxation.
Mr. Einhorn retired from a twenty-year career with Deloitte Tax LLP in May 2016 after serving as the practice's Chief Quality Officer from 2008-2015, as well as its Chief Succession Officer from 2015-2016. In addition, he served as the vice-chairman of the Board for Deloitte Tax LLP, a member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte Tax Services India Private Limited, and a mem ber of the Deloitte Tax LLP Operating Committee. In 2014 Mr. Einhorn served as co-chair of
Deloitte LLP's nominating committee resulting in the selection of the first female CEO of a "Big Four" accounting firm.
As Chief Quality Officer, Mr. Einhorn reported directly to the Deloitte Tax CEO and established a world-class Quality and Risk Management program across a number of areas including ethics and professional standards, taxpayer and preparef-responsibilities, protection of client confiden tial information, while also guiding leadership in strategic matters. Inaddition, he represented the firm in regulatory and legislative tax matters with members of Congress, the United States Treasury, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. Einhorn gained valuable experience working for a major hospitality services company and owning his own CPA firm. He also served in a number of IRS and US Treasury liaison roles, including service on the IRS Commissioner's Advisory Group.
He was chairman of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Tax Division from 2008-2010 and chairman of the AICPA Relations with the Bar Committee from 2012-2016.
Mr. Einhorn actively supports local non-profit organizations in Southwest Florida and serves on the Board of Directors for Artis-Naples. He is the chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. At the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business he currently serves on the Board of Advisors, is an Executive-in-Residence and serves on the Accounting and Information Assurance Department Advisory Board.
Mr. Einhorn received his BS in accounting from the University of Maryland and his JD from George Washington University. He is married to Victoria Cooper and has two children who reside in northern California.
Dr. Lange originally joined the staff of the Mayo Clinic Rochester as a consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1985, following completion of his subspecialty fellowship training in the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. In 1986, he relocated to establish the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, at Mayo Clinic Florida, the first Mayo Clinic practice outside Minnesota. From 1986 through today, Mayo Clinic Florida has grown from the original 35 physicians to over 450 physicians and scientists and is ranked as the top hospital in Florida by US News and World Reports.
Dr. Lange’s primary clinical focus has been complex endoscopy in hepatobiliary disease. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Mayo College of Medicine.
He has previously served in several key leadership positions at the Mayo Clinic Florida including; Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology from 1995-2004, Associate Chair Department of Medicine 2000-2004, Chair Clinical Practice Committee 2004-2011, Member Executive Operations Team 2005-2015, Vice Chair Executive Operations Team 2011-2015 . At the Mayo Clinic enterprise level, he served as Vice Chair of Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee 2007-2011, and the Southeast Medical Director for The Mayo Clinic Care Network 2011-2015.
Dr. Lange is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (1974) and Georgetown University School of Medicine(1978). He completed an Internship in Internal Medicine at Hahnemann Medical College (1979) and a two year residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center (1981). He served a one year fellowship in Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Vincent T. Lombardi Cancer Research Center , Georgetown University Medical Center (1982) followed by a three year fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine(1985).
He is married to Kymm Worcester for 36 years and has 3 daughters, Whitney, Alexandra, and Kelsey.
Mariann T. MacDonald co-founded Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a fully integrated independent pharmaceutical company based in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania with a former co-worker in 1997 following a management buy-out from DuPont Merck Pharmaceuticals. Under their leadership, Endo has become a leader in the growing field of pain management. Revenues grew four-fold from $108 million in 1998 to $400 million in 2002 and to $800 million in 2005 when MacDonald retired. Today revenues are about $3 billion and the company has a market value of close to $13 billion.
MacDonald retired on December 31, 2005 as Founder / Executive Vice President, Operations, of Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. MacDonald and her husband Bob moved to Naples, FL. in 2005 and has one child Megan who is married and has a seven year-old daughter named Madelyn and resides in Naples, FL.
Prior to co-founding Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 1997, MacDonald served in positions of increasing responsibility for DuPont Pharmaceuticals for 30 years. She joined DuPont Pharmaceuticals in 1968 as an Assistant Scientist in Toxicology & Pharmacology. While at DuPont Pharmaceuticals MacDonald held many positions ranging from Director of Operations, Purchasing and Finance to Director of Worldwide Distribution to Senior Director of Integrated Business Systems.
In 1995, MacDonald served as Vice President of Operations for Endo Laboratories, L.L.C., the generic business unit of DuPont Merck at that time. In 1996, she was named Vice President of Business Information, Training, Administration and Technology for the U. S. Pharmaceuticals Division of DuPont Merck. As Vice President, MacDonald was responsible for all field sales administration, sales information, training, technology and administration for the U.S. division. Her duties entailed managing a budget of more than $10 million and a staff of 140 professionals.
Board Chairman and President of Sunshine Ace Hardware
Sunshine Ace Hardware
9148 Bonita Beach Rd., Suite 207
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
239.992.0454 Ext. 1025
Company Profile: Sunshine Ace Hardware first opened in 1958 and is one of the largest family-owned home improvement and outdoor recreation retailers in Southwest Florida. Currently there are seven hardware stores delivering friendly, helpful service and "Big City" quality, selection, and convenience to Estero, Bonita Springs, Golden Gate, Marco Island, Naples (Downtown and East Tamiami Trail), and most recently, Port Charlotte. Sunshine Ace Hardware is primarily engaged in the retail sale of a number of basic hardware lines, such as tools, builders' hardware, paint and glass, housewares and household appliances, outdoor living and fishing products.
2005 – Present President, Sunshine Ace Hardware
2001-2004 CFO, Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wynn’s Family Market, Wynn’s Catering and Wynn Properties
1997-2000 Controller, Sunshine Ace Hardware, Wynn’s Family Market, Wynn’s Catering and Wynn Properties (Also oversaw IT and HR/Benefit responsibilities)
1994-1996 Accounts Payable/IT Administrator, Sunshine Ace Hardware and Wynn’s Family Market
1992-1993 IT Administrator/Data Coordinator, Sunshine Ace Hardware
University of South Florida , BS, Business Administration, 1997
Florida Gulf Coast University, Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.), 2005
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Management
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Miami Branch)
Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (President)
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce (Immediate Past Chair)
Leadership Collier Foundation (Chair-Elect)
Moorings Park Institute
Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy (Co-Founder)
Opportunity Naples Steering Committee
YMCA of the Palms (2008-2011)
Awards/Honors: Hardware Industry’s Top Gun Award presented by the National Retail Hardware Assoc. (2014)
Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2014)
YMCA Volunteer of the Year (2010)
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year (2010)
Birth: February 1, 1972
Personal: Married to his wife, Paula, and has two daughters, Sydney and Olivia
Bill Perez recently founded FamGen, a family business advisory firm. He left Greenhill, an investment banking firm, in December of 2017 after serving as a Senior Advisor for seven years. He retired as President and Chief Executive Officer for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a leading global confectioner, in December of 2008. Before joining the Wrigley Company, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nike, Inc. Previously, Perez spent 34 years with SC Johnson, including eight years as President and Chief Executive Officer of the multi-billion dollar privately held global consumer products company.
He serves on the Board of Directors for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Johnson & Johnson, Whirlpool Corporation, and Johnson Outdoors. In addition, he is a Presidential Counselor at Cornell University and a Member of the Director’s Circle for The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He is also a member of the Commercial Club and Economic Club of Chicago.
Bill Perez was raised in Cali, Colombia and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Cornell University and a graduate degree from the American Graduate School of International Management. He currently resides in Naples, Florida with his wife Catherine. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Chair of the Board of Trustees, Allianz Mutual Funds, 2006 – 2019 & presently remains on the Board
Audit Chair, AMAG Pharmaceuticals, 2006 – Present
Audit Chair, Biodel , merged into Albiero , May 2012 – Present
Davey’s business career has included senior executive positions in Finance and Administration across a range of industries including asset management, insurance, retailing and consumer products. His board leadership positions include board chair and audit chair positions in industries including mutual funds, health insurance and life sciences. He is an audit committee financial expert.
His extensive executive and board experience in compensation, risk management and M & A are highly valued. He also has frequently served on special committees dealing with difficult issues.
In addition to his board work, Davey has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin in accounting. He has also previously taught accounting at Tufts Medical School. Davey is a frequent speaker on governance, auditing and risk management.
Davey is an audit committee financial expert having been a chief financial officer in the insurance/financial services, manufacturing, and retailing industries. He has extensive background in risk management, has operated successfully in strictly regulated industries, has been involved in M&A activities throughout his career and has a thorough working knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley. Davey also has significant background in human resources and has dealt considerably with compensation, benefits, and sensitive employee relations issues.
Davey is on the Board of Governors of the Independent Directors Council, and is a member of the University of Wisconsin Foundation and the American Institute Certified Public Accounts. He has also served on the board of the University of Wisconsin Business Alumni, the Harvard Business School Alumni, as well as chairman of the Warrant Committee in the town of Dover, MA and Treasurer of the Dover Church. He began his career as a certified public accountant at Price Waterhouse and Company where he passed the CPA exam at the first sitting. He served with the U.S. Army in Frankfort, Germany.
Davey’s education includes a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.
Previous Board experience as Audit Chair
Nitromed, 2003 – 2009
Inotek, 2006 – 2009
CardioKine Inc., 2005 – 2011
Previous Board experience as Chair
Tufts Health Plan, 1997 – 2014