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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

Ms. Geoconda Arguello-Kline
Secretary-Treasurer
Culinary Union Local 226
Las Vegas, Nevada

Mr. William Biggerstaff
c/o UNITE HERE HEALTH

Ms. Donna DeCaprio
Financial Secretary-Treasurer
UNITE HERE Local 54
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Mr. Jim DuPont
Director
UNITE HERE Food Service Division
Alameda, California

 

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

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. Brian Lang
President
UNITE HERE Local 26
Boston, Massachusetts

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

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 Human Resources
The Mirage

Mr. Frank Muscolina
Geneva HRM Advisors, LLC

Mr. Bill Noonan
c/o UNITE HERE HEALTH

Mr. Michael O'Brien
VP Corporate HR Services
Caesars Palace

Mr. Terry Ryan
VP Labor/Employee Relations
Delaware North Companies

Mr. Harold Taegel
Senior Director Labor Relations
Sodexo