The Northeastern Chapter of the American Red Cross has announced its new slate of officers and welcomes five new members.
President – New York for Beacon Health Options
Abdou-Malta has worked at Beacon Health Options for more than 29 years, serving in a number of leadership positions with increasing responsibility within the organization. A 36-year veteran of the health care industry, Abdou-Malta is an active participant across the New York health care landscape. She currently serves on the New York State Business Council Board of Directors.
Rose Miller, SPHR
Senior Director of Strategic Relationships – GTM Payroll Services
Miller is responsible for implementing and developing strategic business relationships with CPAs, benefit brokers, and other key partner networks, Rose works to promote GTM’s payroll and human capital management solution to their clients. She also maintains ongoing relationships with current partners and offers new ways to grow the relationships.
Krista St. George
Vice President, Core Solutions – Si Group
St. George has more than 20 years in executive leadership roles spanning the non-profit, financial services and industrial sectors. She’s developed a passion for building cross-functional, global teams and coaching individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to complex problems.
New Board Members:
Audit Manager – Crowe Healthcare
Berryann’s primary focus is working with healthcare systems, hospitals and health insurance plans to simplify the business of healthcare. He has over 15 years of experience in both external and internal audit roles. Berryann has regularly donated blood and platelets through the American Red Cross for nearly 20 years.
Michael Ewell, CISM, CRCM, CFIRS, CTFA, CFA
Chief Compliance Officer and Information Security Officer – Trustco Bank
Ewell has had the pleasure of working with a dedicated team of successful professionals for over 20 years. Ewell joins the board with over a decade of leadership experience at the non-profit board and committee level serving local charitable organizations.
Employee Performance Leader – SEFCU
Johnson began her career in the banking industry in 2012, providing personalized experiences for members and gaining an unparalleled commitment to service. She is passionate about helping others tap into their potential, find direction, and accomplish their individual and organizational goals. Her purpose is to empower others and inspire them with her actions. To make positive connections with all those around her. To leave the world a better place.
Jill M. Luther
Senior Director of Government Affairs – Charter Communications
Luther has broad responsibility for critical issues that impact the corporation’s financial and business performance. Throughout her more than 13 years in the field, Luther has been recognized as a strategic leader with a clear vision and ability to solve a number of complex business and community issues related to both intergovernmental and non-government areas.
Community and Customer Lead Program Manager – National Grid
Shevy works with the New York East Jurisdiction team at National Grid in Albany, serving Rensselaer and Columbia Counties. In this role, Shevy assists the largest commercial and industrial customers and is the community liaison for the some of the largest cities in the area. He also spends time volunteering with the NY Special Olympics, Watervliet Civic Center, Northeast Regional Foodbank, and The Bus Stop Club in Albany. Shevy serves on the Advisory Board for the Troy YMCA, Workforce Advisory Board for Hudson Valley Community College, and recently joined the board with First Robotics.
The Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York provides leadership and support for a chapter serving the communities of Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, Clinton, Franklin and Essex counties.