Overlook Foundation Board of Trustees Welcomes Four New Members
Friday, September 6, 2013 • 11:29am
OVERLOOK FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES
WELCOMES FOUR NEW MEMBERS
Summit, NJ, September 5, 2013 – The Overlook Foundation board of trustees appointed four new members at its annual meeting at Baltusrol Golf Club. Vincent P. Ursino, Sr.,of Chatham; Anne O. Martinson, Esq. and Richard Carlson, of Westfield; and D. Andrew Spellman, of New Providence, were elected to serve three-year terms on the foundation board.
“We are delighted to welcome these dynamic new members to the foundation board,” commented Board Chair Clelia Biamonti. “Each brings a unique range of talents, expertise and perspective to our fundraising mission on behalf of Overlook Medical Center.”
Mr. Ursino is a member of Overlook Medical Center’s advisory board and chairs the community health and strategic planning committee. He and his wife, Priscilla, are members of the foundation’s Heritage Society.
Mr. Ursino is the chief executive officer of Vinchem, Inc., a global, privately held supplier of pharmaceutical ingredients and products, which he founded after a career in sales, marketing, and technical positions within the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. He is a past president of the board of directors of the Sales Association of Chemical Industry, vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and vice chairman of the board of directors of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association.
Locally, Mr. Ursino is an active member of the Chatham Chamber of Commerce and Corpus Christi Parish. He received B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from Seton Hall University.
Ms. Martinson is an assistant general counsel within the Litigation Group of Johnson & Johnson. She heads the company’s employment law practice, which specializes in employment counseling and litigation.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Martinson was general counsel of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Kansas City, Missouri and an associate at Patterson Belknap.
Ms. Martinson served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Michael B. Mukasey, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. A graduate of Princeton University, she earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was Order of the Coif. .
Mr. Carlson has had a 25-year career assisting healthcare manufacturers
and service providers in improving revenue, profit and strategic control of their respective organizations.
Since 2007, Mr. Carlson has been managing partner of Blue Fin Group, working with industry-leading organizations on engagements including channel strategy and design, pricing and contracts management, account management and sales operations, patient services and hubs, regulatory interpretation and application, brand security, and the application of data and technology.
Currently, Mr. Carlson is a member of the board of trustees of Westfield’s
Youth and Family Counseling Service, a member of the editorial advisory board of Pharmaceutical Commerce Magazine, and a healthcare council educator at Gerson Lehrman Group. He earned degrees in music education from New Jersey City University and computer science from CPI Institute.
Mr. Spellman was most recently an audit partner with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, serving a broad base of regional and global organizations in all client service areas, including accounting and auditing, tax services and management consulting. Previously, he was a senior partner serving Dover, Samsung, Turner, Hertz and Foster Wheeler Corporations.
Mr. Spellman has dedicated his time and talents to numerous not-for-profit organizations, including Middlesex General Hospital, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Seton Hall University, Kean University and the United States Golf Association. He is the former chairman of the board of Junior Achievement of
Mr. Spellman received a B.A. degree from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. from Seton Hall University.
The Overlook Foundation raises funds that are used to purchase state-of-the-art equipment and fund special programs to help Overlook Medical Center remain on the forefront of medical care. All gifts to the Overlook Foundation are tax deductible and remain at Overlook. For further information on how to become a friend of Overlook, please contact the Overlook Foundation at (908) 522-2840 or visit www.overlookfoundation.org.
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