WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES 2009 GOLF TOURNAMENT - MARK J. ROBERTSON, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AT PHOENIX MEDICAL CONSTRUCTION, TO CHAIR EVENT
Mineola, NY – Winthrop-University Hospital’s 24th Annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, May 4 at The Creek and Meadow Brook Golf Clubs, and Winthrop is pleased to announce that Mark J. Robertson, Director of Operations for Phoenix Medical Construction, will Chair the event.
Mark J. Robertson
Winthrop’s annual Golf Tournament is one of the most important fundraisers of the year for the Hospital; last year the event raised a record $430,000 in support of Pediatric and Adult Emergency Services. The participation of community members and hospital supporters is vital to the success of the event and Mr. Robertson has demonstrated the enthusiasm and commitment that are sure to foster an engaged Golf Committee who will help the Hospital to achieve its fundraising goals.
As Director of Operations and founding partner at Phoenix Medical Construction Company (PMC), Mr. Robertson oversees the operation of the company’s New York office, located in Mineola, NY.
Mr. Robertson and Phoenix Medical Construction have been instrumental in the successful completion of many major projects at Winthrop over the years, including the creation of the Serenity Chapel and the renovation of two cardiac catheterization labs, the C-Section Operating Room, the Radiology Special Procedures Room, the Hospital’s CT scanning facilities, the new digital imaging suite and more.
Mr. Robertson has been active in construction specific to healthcare for over 15 years and has been involved in hundreds of projects. He holds general contractor licenses in Georgia, Arizona, Nevada, North Carolina and South Carolina, and is currently studying for the general contractor licensing exam in the state of Hawaii.
Phoenix Medical Construction specializes in design and construction solutions for healthcare, with emphasis on specialties that require in-depth understanding of healthcare technology, such as diagnostic and interventional radiology, radiation therapy, surgery, and cardiac catheterization. With offices in New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Kansas, Phoenix manages projects throughout the country.
Mr. Robertson is active in several professional organizations including the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Long Island Healthcare Life Safety Association. Committed also to community service, Mr. Robertson is an active member of the Garden City Buffalos, through which he participates in the Garden City Turkey Trot to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
A member of the Winthrop Golf Committee for the past three years, Mr. Robertson also has a long personal history with Winthrop. He was born at Winthrop (then Nassau Hospital), as was his wife Nancy, and the couple’s twins – Tim and Kate – were born at Winthrop as well.
Mr. Robertson is a native of Oyster Bay, and he and his family now reside in Stewart Manor. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Technology from New York Institute of Technology – Old Westbury Campus.
For information about the Winthrop Golf Tournament, including sponsorship and reservation information, please call (516) 663-3398 or visit www.winthrop.org/events.# # #