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MISSION AND OVERVIEW LEADERSHIP TEAM STRATEGIC PILLARS TRUSTEES

Mission & Overview

UNITE HERE HEALTH is a multi-employer Taft-Hartley Trust Fund governed by a Board of Trustees composed of union and employer representatives.

Our mission is to provide health benefits that offer high-quality, affordable healthcare to our participants at better value with better service than is otherwise available in the market. We believe our success depends on innovation and on engaging our participants.

For several decades, UNITE HERE HEALTH has served UNITE HERE! union workers in the hospitality, food service and gaming industries. Our benefits and innovative programs are designed to meet the triple aim of better care, better health, and lower costs while empowering our participants to better manage their health and healthcare.

We believe our success depends on innovation and engaging our participants.

Leadership Team

Matthew Walker
Chief Executive Officer
UNITE HERE HEALTH

Dolores Michael
Chief Operating Officer
UNITE HERE HEALTH

Joel VandeVusse
Chief Financial Officer
UNITE HERE HEALTH

Kathy Silver
Fund President
Culinary Health Fund

Strategic Pillars

Strategic Pillars

Trustees

Union Trustees

  • Mr. D. Taylor
    Chairman of the Board
    President
    UNITE HERE
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mr. Carlos Aramayo
    President
    UNITE HERE Local 26
    Medford, Massachusetts
  • Ms. Geoconda Arguello-Kline
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Culinary Union Local 226
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Ms. Bonnie Biggerstaff
    Financial Secretary-Treasurer
  • Ms. Donna DeCaprio
    Financial Secretary-Treasurer
    UNITE HERE Local 54
    Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Mr. Tom Walsh Garcia
    President Emeritus
    UNITE HERE Local 11
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Mr. Bill Granfield
    President
    UNITE HERE Local 100
    New York, New York
  • Mr. Terry Greenwald
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Bartenders Local 165
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Chuck Hendricks
    UNITE HERE Local 7
    Baltimore, MD
  • Ms. Connie Holt
    Secretary-Treasurer
    UNITE HERE Local 217
    New Haven, Connecticut
  • Mr. Marvin Jones
    UNITE HERE Local 878
    Anchorage, AK
  • Ms. Karen Kent
    President
    UNITE HERE Local 1
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Rev. Clete Kiley
    UNITE HERE International Union
    Chicago, Illinois

  • Mr. C. Robert McDevitt
    President
    UNITE HERE Local 54
    Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Mr. Leonard O'Neill
    UNITE HERE Local 483
    Pacific Grove, California

Employer Trustees

  • Mr. Arnold Karr
    Secretary of the Board
    c/o UNITE HERE HEALTH
    Mr. Paul Ades
  • Senior VP Labor Relations
    Hilton Worldwide
  • Ms. Christine Andrews
    Vice President People & Culture
    Hostmark Hospitality Group
  • Mr. James Claus
    Executive Vice President
    Tishman Hotel Corporation
  • Mr. David Colella
    Vice President & Managing Director
    The Colonnade Hotel
  • Mr. Richard Ellis
    c/o UNITE HERE HEALTH
  • Mr. George Greene
    VP Labor Relations
    Starwood Hotels and Resorts
  • Ms. Cynthia Kiser Murphey
    President and Chief Operating Officer
    New York-New York
  • Ms. Stephanie Lepori
    Chief Administrative and Accounting
    Officer
    Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
  • Mr. Robert Kovacs
    c/o UNITE HERE HEALTH
  • Mr. Russ Melaragni
    VP of Associate and Labor Relations
    Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
  • Ms. Cynthia Moehring
    Vice President of People
    Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
  • Mr. Matt Morrison
    Executive Director Benefits
    MGM Resorts International
  • Mr. Bill Noonan
    c/o UNITE HERE HEALTH
  • Mr. Terry Ryan
    VP Labor/Employee Relations
    Delaware North Companies
  • Mr. Harold Taegel
    Senior Director Labor Relations
    Sodexo