President and Chief Executive Officer

Kathleen Reeves, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for ensuring the success of our mission, developing partnerships and opportunities, and maintaining strong relationships with Trustees.


Diane Asciutto

Chief of Staff

Supports the President, staff, and Board of Trustees with administrative, operational and financial support

Elizabeth Cleek, PsyD

Chief Operating Officer | Senior Vice President

Manages all programs, develops partnerships and implements strategic priorities important for continuing the Foundation’s mission.

Joanne Cortese

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Oversees the foundation's finances and leads human resources in support of our mission.

Tara Dalton, MBA

Director of Accounting Services

Supports all aspects of accounting, financial reporting and analysis.


Ann Bruder, MA

Vice President, Programs

Directs program initiatives that infuse humanism and further the foundation's mission

Judith Friedland

Director, Gold Corporate Council and Partner Engagement

Leads outreach and strategic initiatives with the Gold Corporate Council, a group of leading healthcare companies that support humanism in healthcare

Melissa Hernandez

GHHS Program Manager

Brianne Lipford

Marketing and Business Development Associate

Provides a wide range of support by assisting in outreach and strategic development of initiatives that promote humanism in healthcare.

Stacy-Ann Morris

Project and Event Manager

Coordinates Gold conferences and convenings, and supports Gold Humanism Honor Society chapters and programs.

Michelle Sloane, MPA

Director, Program Initiatives

Oversees operations of grants and awards programs to ensure alignment with the foundation’s overall mission and goals.

Clark Smith

Office Administrator

Provides a wide range of support to the Program team to implement our many programs and further the mission of the Gold Foundation.

Louisa Tvito, MSW

AVP, Gold Humanism Honor Society

Oversees and directs strategic development and administration of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.


George Kenney

Government Advisor to the President

Kerry Richardson-Ford, MPA

Director of Development

Leads development department's efforts, including campaign strategy, event planning, and donor cultivation.

Pia Pyne Miller, MPH

Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer

Leads outreach and strategic development of initiatives that infuse humanism into the clinical care setting and beyond


Brianne Alcala, MBA

Vice President, Communications | Editor in Chief

Leads the Foundation's communications strategy across multiple channels, partners, and audiences.

Stacy Bodziak, MA

Director, Communications

Oversees the Gold Foundation’s marketing and communications efforts for programs and development initiatives.

Irene Zampetoulas, MPA

Communications Associate

Supports the Foundation's marketing and communications initiatives, including writing stories, updating social media, crafting our messages, and more.

Bharat Kumar, MD

Humanism in Research Assistant Editor

Updates the staff, databases, and social media about new studies around humanism in healthcare; curates and compiles the monthly Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup.


Sara Arfan


Meg Baoas


Kira Bonforte


Emma Covitz


Rimsha Farooq


Jerrika Kim


Isabella Kovacs


Christian Kursar


Katie Jung


Ines Matheron


Olivia Miller


Rachel Rothstein


Marissa Ruggiero


Pablo Sisiruca


Antonia Thompson


Andie Wardell