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Frank Martire of Metavante Corp. to chair Aurora Health Care Board

Friday, November 09, 2007

Aurora establishes corporate affairs internship to honor outgoing chair Bev Greenberg of Time Warner Cable

Frank MartireFrank Martire, president and chief executive officer of Metavante Corp., has been elected chair of the Aurora Health Care Board of Directors, succeeding Bev Greenberg, vice president of community/government relations for Time Warner Cable, who is completing her term. Greenberg will remain on the board.

In appreciation of her work, Aurora Health Care has established the Bev Greenberg Internship in Corporate Affairs, which will be awarded to an outstanding college student studying journalism, public relations or public affairs.

"Bev Greenberg has been a tremendous asset to our board, providing critical leadership in our efforts to improve the quality of care and the efficiency of our operations," said Nick Turkal, MD, Aurora's president and chief executive officer. "I thank her for her dedication to our organization and, most important, to the patients we serve. This internship is another way to honor her tremendous work."

Greenberg said: "I am thrilled that Aurora has named a summer internship in my honor. This is a wonderful extension of Aurora's mission and a great way to help educate Wisconsin students."

Martire, who has served 2 years on the board, will become chair effective Jan. 1.

"Aurora Health Care is an outstanding organization that is leading the way in finding new solutions to our nation's health care challenges, and I welcome this opportunity to serve our community in this role," he said.

The Aurora Board also has elected 4 new board members:

  • Daniel J. Minahan, president and chief operating officer, Continental Properties Company, Inc., of Menomonee Falls. Minahan also sits on the boards of the PrivateBank, YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., and the Greater Milwaukee Committee.
  • Deloris Sims, president of Legacy Bank, the first bank owned by an African-American woman to be chartered in Wisconsin. She also serves on the boards of the National Bankers Association, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, and is president of Wisconsin African American Women, LTD.
  • John Anderson, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer of Catholic Health Initiatives of Denver, Colo., the country's 2nd largest Catholic health system with 73 hospitals and other facilities in 19 states.
  • Eugene W. Monroe, MD, president of Advanced Healthcare, which has 250 physicians and 14 clinics in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington and Ozaukee counties. Advanced Healthcare recently decided to enter into a broad affiliation agreement with Aurora to enhance patient care and better serve the community. Dr. Monroe's appointment is effective Jan. 8.

The other Aurora board members are:

  • Charles E. Baker, CPA, Ernst & Young LLP (retired)
  • James Barton, MD, Greater Milwaukee Otolaryngology
  • Robert Devermann, MD, regional director of medical operations for Aurora Medical Group
  • Philip Farrell, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  • Cristy Garcia-Thomas, president of the United Performing Arts Fund
  • William F. Martin, associate vice president of human resources and associate dean at the Barat Campus of DePaul University
  • John Matthews, vice president of global communications, public affairs and administrative services at Johnson Diversey
  • Jere McGaffey, a retired partner at Foley & Lardner
  • Richard H. Meyer, executive vice president of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation
  • Gary Poliner, chief financial officer of Northwestern Mutual
  • Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director, Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc.
  • Gail Hamity Vergara, SpencerStuart (retired), Chicago
  • Richard Weiss, a partner at Foley & Lardner

Dr. Turkal serves as president of the Aurora Health Care Board, while Donald J. Nestor, Aurora's executive vice president and chief operating officer, is secretary-treasurer. The board's Executive Committee consists of Martire, Greenburg and Dr. Turkal.
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of care. Aurora offers care at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Sue Pierman (414-647-6432)

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