Four new trustees have joined the Saint Raphael Foundation Board, which oversees the fundraising activities of the Saint Raphael Healthcare System. Hedy S. Bush of Hamden, Kevin G. Dougherty of Trumbull, Glenn I. MacInnes of New Haven and John Soto of Orange have all been appointed to three-year terms, beginning in 2011. In addition, current trustee Michael F. Giordano of Branford has accepted a two-year term as chairman of the Foundation Board.
Bush is chief operating officer at Roebic Laboratories, Inc., in Orange. She has served on numerous community boards and is a former member of the Foundation Board.
Dougherty is employed as growth manager and first vice president at People’s United Bank, where he is responsible for the growth and operations of all New Haven County retail locations. He currently serves on the board of directors for the New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau of Connecticut.
MacInnes, who has an extensive career in banking, is executive vice president and chief financial officer at NewAlliance Bank in New Haven. He has been responsible for the NewAlliance Bancshares Inc. financial operations since 2009.
Soto, president and chief executive officer for Space-Craft Manufacturing, Inc., in New Haven, is a founding member of the Progreso Latino Fund. He currently serves on several community boards, including the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, and is the recipient of numerous awards.
Giordano, president of Giordano Construction and its affiliates, has served on the Foundation Board since 2004. He has been active on multiple community and construction industry-related boards and serves regularly as an arbitrator in dispute resolutions for the American Arbitration Association.
The Saint Raphael Foundation raises funds to sustain and strengthen Saint Raphael’s ability to provide cutting-edge, compassionate care for all patients, consistent with the mission of Saint Raphael’s sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. The Saint Raphael Healthcare System includes the Hospital of Saint Raphael, the Sister Anne Virginie Grimes Health Center and the Saint Raphael Foundation. For more information, visit www.srhs.org.