Hebrew SeniorLife has a highly dedicated and committed staff and volunteer leadership team.
Louis J. Woolf became President and CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife in February 2013 after serving as President of the organization since October 2009. Prior to joining HSL, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Partners Healthcare System's North Shore Medical Center, a multi-site, integrated health care delivery system north of Boston. He previously spent eight years in leadership at the CareGroup Healthcare System, where he held key positions, including Executive Vice President and COO of New England Baptist Hospital and Senior Vice President of System Development and Communications for all CareGroup's hospitals.
Jeff has been a volunteer leader at HSL for over 17 years. In addition to serving on the HSL Board of Directors, Jeff has been a chair of the Development Committee, a member of the Finance Committee, and President of the Friends of HSL. Jeff has been developing, managing and investing in a variety of property types for over 17 years through various family-owned entities including The Atlantic Interests Limited Partnership and Gerard Management Group, Inc. Jeff is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Belmont Hill School serving as a member of the Executive Committee and the Chair of the Facilities Committee. Jeff also serves as a Member of the Corporation at the Winsor School and serves on its Facilities Committee. A native of Newton, Jeff is a graduate of Emory University and holds an MBA from Babson College.
Chief Operating Officer, Senior Living
Helen Chen, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
James D. Hart
Chief Financial Officer
Chief People Officer
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Lewis Lipsitz, M.D.
Director, Institute for Aging Research & Chief Academic Officer
President, HSL Health Care Services and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
Chief Information Officer
Chief Development Officer & Vice President, Board Relations
Tammy Retalic, M.S., R.N.
Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services
Rachel Joslin Whitehouse
Chief Communications and Planning Officer
Jeffrey D. Drucker, Chair
Melissa B. Tearney, Secretary and Chair Elect
Marsha R. Cohen, Treasurer
Thomas J. DeSimone
Todd B. Finard
Steven Flier, M.D.
Richard J. Henken
Harold G. Kotler
Julie Rosen (ex-officio)
David S. Rosenthal, M.D.
Rob Rudnick (ex-officio)
Susan Florence Smith
Jay L. Webber
Mark L. Zeidel, M.D.