Winthrop Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

Vol. 18, No. 2
Summer 2008

  • Compassionate, Cutting-Edge Care Provides Relief to 89-Year-Old Patient

  • Winthrop Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

  • Two Winthrop-University Hospital Physicians Top New York State Lists for Cardiac Care

  • Phyllis & Nathan J. Mistretta Emergency Diagnostic Imaging Center Dedicated at Winthrop

  • RP-7 "Virtual Doctor" Makes it's Debut at Winthrop

  • Congratulations, Top Docs!

  • A Vibrant Research Program at Winthrop

  • Pediatric Bowel Management Program Addresses Unique Needs of Children

  • International Exchange Program Tours Winthrop

  • 23rd Annual Golf Tournament Raises a Record $430,000 for Emergency Services at Winthrop

  • 11th Annual Opera Night Raises $75,000 for Child Life

  • Charlie's Champions Foundation Shows Continued Support for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Community Members Say Yes to Good Health

  • Senator Schumer Hosts Press Conference at Diabetes Education Center

  • 2nd Annual Black & White Ball Raises $300,000 for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Michael Magro Foundation Supports CCFK's School Re-entry Program

  • Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation Helps Make Wishes Come True

  • Winthrop Receives "Found Money"

  • The Miracle Foundation Makes Third Gift of $50,000 to Cancer Center for Kids

  • Swim Laps Go a Long Way in Support of Pediatrics

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  • A devoted corps of community leaders, Winthrop-University Hospital's Board of Directors plays an instrumental role in the ongoing growth and development of the Hospital's high quality, culturally competent and comprehensive healthcare services. Recently, the Hospital's Board elected three new members to serve on this vital committee of professionals and community leaders - a driving force behind the continued enhancement and expansion of Winthrop's world-class programs and services.

    Salvatore Ferro

    Salvatore Ferro, President & CEO of Alure Home Improvements, Inc., is one of the most highly respected leaders in the home improvement industry. Mr. Ferro and Alure Home Improvements' remarkable reputation enabled them to participate in the hit ABC television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," through which they recently completed their seventh home makeover in New York.

    Mr. Ferro was named an "Industry Legend" by the Home Improvement Management Summit and one of the "Top 50 Most Influential People on Long Island" by the Long Island Press.

    Mr. Ferro is active in many professional organizations, including the National Association of the Remodeling Industry; the National Kitchen and Bath Association; the Long Island Builders Institute; and Advancement for Commerce, Industry, and Technology.

    Also active in community service, Mr. Ferro serves on the Boards of the Huntington Townwide Fund, the Find a Cure Today breast cancer advocacy organization, and the Interfaith Nutrition Network.

    Mr. Ferro is an alumnus of SUNY Farmingdale and was inducted into the University's Business Hall of Fame in 2007. He currently resides in Huntington with his wife Lori and their three children.

    Daniel L. Murphy
    Daniel L. Murphy currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Madison National Bank. Prior to this position, Mr. Murphy served on the executive management team of Roslyn Savings Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Banking Officer, where he was responsible for the bank's retail operations, including consumer lending, corporate insurance, alternative investments and life insurance, as well as administration of the bank's branches.

    Mr. Murphy holds a B.A. in business from Molloy College, where he graduated with honors, and earned his M.B.A. from the Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University. He is a graduate of America's Community Bankers National School of Banking at Fairfield University and the American Banker's Association National Graduate School of Compliance Management.

    An ardent supporter of charitable endeavors and public service, Mr. Murphy serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Molloy College and is the immediate past-president of the Queens Museum of Art. He is a trustee of Boy Scouts of America - Theodore Roosevelt Chapter and serves as a trustee of The Arthritis Foundation and as Treasurer for The SUNY Old Westbury Foundation.

    Mr. Murphy resides in Huntington Hills with his daughter.

    Shepard T. Poole
    Shepard T. Poole is Senior Vice President of The Hallen Construction Co., Inc., a Long Island-based underground utility contractor, where he is responsible for labor relations, compliance, facilities and equipment, as well as quality control, environmental, health and safety issues.

    Active in professional organizations, Mr. Poole is a board member and the vice president of the Distribution Contractors Association, and is a member of the Capitol Hill Club and the Society of Gas Lighters.

    In the community, Mr. Poole has served as a board member of the Marty Lyons Foundation since 1996, and has served on committees for the Little Flower Children's Services gala and the Commerce Bank Championship. He is also an active alumnus of he Energeia Partnership - The Academy for Regional Stewardship at Molloy College, and volunteers his time and energy to the Garden City Centennial Soccer Club and the Garden City Athletic Association.

    Hallen Construction has been involved with major regional projects including the Neptune Project, which is aimed at bringing additional electricity to Long Island from New Jersey.

    Mr. Poole earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Hobart College and graduated from the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program. He currently resides in Garden City with his wife Anne and their three children.

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