The Board of Directors of Winthrop-University Hospital is a committed group of
community and professional leaders who are charged with supporting the mission
of Winthrop-University Hospital and setting the direction for the Hospital’s continued
growth and expansion.
Recently, three new members were elected to serve as part of this group, whose
generosity and dedication carries on a legacy of commitment begun by the Hospital’s
first Trustees in 1896.
Michelle Clark was recently named Head of U.S. Consumer/
Retail Specialty Sales at Morgan Stanley. Prior to her current
role, Ms. Clark was a member of Morgan Stanley’s North
America Equity Research team for eight years, covering the
Retail Broadlines sector.
Ms. Clark has consistently been recognized as a top equity
analyst on Wall Street by external polls. In 2011, she ranked as
the #1 stock picker in Multiline Retail by Starmine. In addition,
she has ranked in the top three of the Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” in
Retailers: Broadline & Apparel. Ms. Clark has made numerous television appearances
on Bloomberg Television, CNBC, and other networks, sharing her retail investment
forecasts with the world.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Ms. Clark covered the retail and healthcare
sectors at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a member of its fixed-income
portfolio management team.
In addition to volunteering her time at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Center in New York City, Ms. Clark serves as an Admissions Interviewer for
Harvard University, from which she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor
of Arts Degree in Economics in 1998. Ms. Clark received her MBA degree from
Harvard Business School in 2003. She holds Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 licenses.
Ms. Clark and her husband, Scott, a Principal at Sandler O’Neill & Partners,
reside in Garden City, NY, with their two young daughters, Ashley and Charlotte.
Sheila Jones Heslin
In 1997, Sheila Jones Heslin founded SMJ Interiors, LLC –
an interior design firm that specializes in residential design.
Ms. Heslin holds certification by the National Council for
Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) – the global leader in
establishing standards of competence for interior design professionals.
She has twenty years of experience in the interior design
field and has overseen projects for corporate office interiors,
retail stores, financial institutions and private homes.
Ms. Heslin is one of the original members of the Garden City Chapter of the
My Best Friend for Fanconi Anemia Research Fund – a group that is committed
to raising funds for fanconi anemia (a rare genetic disorder). She also serves on the
Board of Directors for the Long Island Dance Project – a non-profit program that
gives young dancers the opportunity to explore their talent and passion for dance in
a positive and healthy environment. Ms. Heslin has also been a long-standing member
of the Hospital’s Board of Regents and Yuletide Ball Committee to raise funds in
support of Winthrop’s Child Life Program.
Ms. Heslin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Notre
Dame. She furthered her studies at the New York School of Interior Design, a nationally
ranked college of design and the only institution of higher learning in New York that is
devoted exclusively to the design of the interior environment. She resides in Garden
City, NY, with her husband, Matthew, and their three children, Quinn, Kerry and Rory.
Mary Beth C. Tully
In recent years, Mary Beth C. Tully, who has worked
professionally in both the public and non-profit sectors, has
devoted her time and resources to impacting her community
by getting involved in various volunteer initiatives.
In 2012, Ms. Tully was elected to serve on the Board of
Directors and as Treasurer for the Garden City Central Property
Owners’ Association (CPOA). An active member of the New
York Junior League – an organization of women who are committed
to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving
communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers – Ms.
Tully served as President from 2002-2004. She is also an active member of the Board of
Directors for the United Hospital Fund and Palladia, Inc. – one of the nation’s largest
nonprofit, multi-service substance abuse agencies. In addition, she has been a long
time, active member of Winthrop’s Board of Regents and Yuletide Ball committee.
Throughout her professional career, Ms. Tully has exemplified an ongoing
commitment to healthcare advocacy as demonstrated by her most recent position at
the American Liver Foundation, where she served as Director of the Greater New
Ms. Tully graduated from Lehigh University and holds a Master’s degree in
Health Policy and Management from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner
Graduate School of Public Service. She and her husband, Christopher, reside in
Garden City, NY, with their twin girls, Caroline and Elizabeth.
Vol. 22, No. 2
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