Chuck Clarvit, Mark Hauser, Jonathan Spitalny and Alan Waxenberg Nominated as Philanthropic Leaders for the Hospital
White Plains, NY (May 10, 2012) - Four longtime Scarsdale residents: Chuck Clarvit, Mark Hauser, Jonathan Spitalny and Alan Waxenberg have been nominated to the Foundation Board of White Plains Hospital, tasked with serving as ambassadors for the Hospital in the Westchester community and leaders of its philanthropic missions.
With hospitals under increasing financial stress to reduce costs and provide affordable care to growing numbers of insured individuals, the role of philanthropy is seen as more crucial than ever before. White Plains Hospital’s $100 million The Time Is Now capital campaign to expand and modernize facilities will rely heavily on Foundation Board members to increase philanthropic support for the Hospital from the community and raise awareness of the exceptional clinical services it provides.
Mr. Clarvit is a financial executive currently serving as the C.E.O. of Vinci Partners, an asset and wealth management firm headquartered in Brazil. He and his wife, Nancy are longtime donors to White Plains Hospital. The hospital’s cardiac catheterization laboratory, opened in 2008 and since lauded as a lifesaving resource for thousands in the community, was recently named in honor of Mrs. Clarvit’s parents, Dr. and Mrs. Alan Herfort.
Mr. Hauser, also a financial executive, is Managing Director at Tamarix Capital, a private investment firm based in New York, and began supporting the Hospital earlier this year.
Mr. Spitalny is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley-Smith Barney in New York City. He is a co-founder of the Hospital’s annual Ahmad Rashad Golf Classic, a popular and successful fundraising event held every June.
Mr. Waxenberg is a retired publishing executive, having most recently served as the Publisher of Good Housekeeping and Redbook Magazines. All are energetic supporters of the Hospital who are striving to secure its future amid the uncertainty and financial challenges brought on by the current economy and health care reform bill. “White Plains Hospital is an extraordinary healthcare resource which we are tremendously fortunate to have here in Westchester County,” said Mr. Waxenberg, who is also a longtime Hospital Volunteer. “Our work on the Foundation Board will advance the Hospital’s philanthropic goals to broaden the reach of these exceptional clinical services for the community.”
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, with more than 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a nine-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.