Our Leadership

Meet Hebrew SeniorLife's highly dedicated and committed staff and volunteer leadership team.

Louis J. Woolf, President and CEO

Louis J. Woolf became president and CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife in February 2013 after serving as president of the organization since October 2009. Previously, 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 also 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.


Jeffrey Drucker, Board Chair
Hebrew SeniorLife Board Chair Jeffrey Drucker

Jeff has been a volunteer leader at Hebrew SeniorLife for more than 17 years. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors, Jeff has been a chair of the Development Committee, a member of the Finance Committee, and president of the Friends of Hebrew SeniorLife. 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.

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Jeffrey D. Drucker, Chair
Marsha R. Cohen, Treasurer
Melissa Bayer Tearney, Secretary, Chair-Elect
Jay L. Webber, Vice-Chair Elect
Howard E. Cohen
Thomas J. DeSimone
Todd B. Finard
Cynthia Fish
Steven Flier, M.D.
Reese Genser
Richard Henken
Harold G. Kotler
Hinda L. Marcus
William Mosakowski
David Rosenthal, M.D.
Susan Florence Smith
Roberta S. Weiner
Ellen Zane
Mark Ziedel

The cover of HSL's 2019 Report to the Community is Heroes Within and is a picture of a nurse wearing a mask.

Leadership in Action

Read Hebrew SeniorLife's latest annual report to learn about our latest innovations, and the philanthropy that makes it happen.

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