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Michael J. Fosina | Trustee Award

Michael J. Fosina, MPH, FACHE, is the President, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital. He has work for over 25 years at NYP on multiple campuses in a variety of roles with increasing administrative responsibility. His most recent roles have been as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, as Vice President and Executive Director of NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital. In addition, he was previously the Director of Integration and Accreditation for the merged NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. 

Throughout his career Mr. Fosina has worked on issues affecting older adults through his work with local nursing homes, senior centers and the hospital. In addition, has also served as a Health and Aging Policy Fellow and Congressional Fellow working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on issues affecting seniors.

Mr. Fosina received his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware and his master's degree from the Columbia School of Public Health. He is Board Certified in Healthcare Management, a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and serves ontheACHE Board of Governors.He is a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine. Mr. Fosina is on the Boards of numerous community organizations and has received several community service awards.

UBER | Corporate Leadership Award

Uber Technologies
Uber is a technology platform that is transforming the way people move around their cities in nearly 400 around the world. The Uber smartphone app connects riders and drivers within minutes, giving riders a reliable and affordable transportation option and giving drivers new economic opportunity. Uber is truly transforming transportation options for people across New York and is committed to including older adults in that vision.

William C. Montana | Human Spirit Award

Mr. Montana is Senior Managing Director of Savills Studley. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Young Men's / Women's Real Estate Association of New York. Through his involvement with that organization he is engaged in many philanthropic and community outreach endeavors, supporting organizations including Habitat for Humanity, The Central Park Conservancy, The NY Blood Center, City Harvest, New York Cares and others.

He is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York and is Co-Chairman of its Commercial Board of Directors, a member of its influential Board of Governors, its ethics committee and serves on several other important committees.

Bill is an active philanthropist and is on the board of the New York City Clothing Bank. He has been an ardent fund-raiser for the Buonoconti Fund to cure paralysis, the Starlight Foundation, The Tuberous Sclerosis Society and the United Nations Development Fund. He has participated in the New York City One-to-One Mentoring Program and other mentoring programs and supports Business Executives for National Security. He is quoted frequently in business publications, speaks at Real Estate Symposiums and has written several published articles

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