President and CEO
DEBORAH Heart and Lung Center, and DEBORAH Hospital Foundation President and CEO, Joseph P. Chirichella, of Mount Laurel, has been at Deborah for over 30 years. He most recently served as its Vice President, Operations. Chirichella has held various positions at Deborah during his tenure at the hospital. Prior to handling the day-to-day operations of the Center in his Vice Presidency, he served as Assistant Administrator, Director of Material Management, and Administrative Resident at the hospital. He also served for several years as Interim Chief Operating Officer of the Deborah Hospital Foundation. He holds an MBA from Wagner College, and a BA from Villanova University.
Key among Chirichella’s recent achievements has been a pivotal role in the past few years in launching the Emergency Department partnership with Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, a partnership which has broken new ground in hospital relationships in New Jersey. Married with 3 children, he enjoys bicycling, outdoor sports, and late night comedy.
PAUL J. De MASSI
President and CEO, Paul J. De Massi, AIA and Associates
Paul J. De Massi, AIA NCARB PP, is President and CEO of Paul J. De Massi AIA and Associates, a multidisciplined architectural firm specializing in local, state and federal public contracts.In addition to his current position, De Massi is a commissioner and past president of the New Jersey State Board of Architects, a board member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, past president of the New Jersey Society of Architects of the American Institute of Architecture, past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute and a past member of the Advisory Council of the School of Architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
De Massi is an avid DEBORAH supporter of many years, and has a particular interest in Children of the World®.De Massi is a United States Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, where he received the National Defense Medal, the United Nations Medal and the Korean Service Medal. He is a life member of AMVETS, and a member of the Knights of Columbus (fourth degree), Lyndhurst BPO Elks Lodge and the Catholic War Veterans.De Massi and his wife, Barbara, have four children and 10 grandchildren.De Massi was first appointed to DEBORAH Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors in 1999.“As a Board Member, I can benefit DEBORAH by continuing to give and participate in committee meetings and fundraising affairs, and by helping to promote DEBORAH as the premier heart and lung institute in its area,” stated De Massi. “To me, DEBORAH is a vehicle by which I can contribute whatever time and talents I may have to improve the lives and futures of others.”
SANDRA M. FEIN (Sandi) was elected to the Board of Directors of the Deborah Hospital Foundation, as a representative of the Pennsylvania Region, at its annual meeting on May 18, 2005. Sandi has been an active member and volunteer fund-raiser for Deborah Heart and Lung Center and the Deborah Hospital Foundation for more than thirty years. She is President Emeritus of both the Pacesetters and the Children’s World Chapters of Deborah. Sandi continues to serve as a Life Member of the Pacesetters Chapter, where she actively co-chairs various fund-raising events. Sandi currently serves on the Board’s Mission and Board Responsibility Committees.
Sandi is also affiliated with Brecht Associates, Inc., a consulting group specializing in strategic planning and market research for the senior housing industry. She has more than 20 years experience in managing healthcare planning and marketing services on behalf of hospitals, healthcare systems, and public and non-profit healthcare corporations. Ms. Fein's diverse market research and strategic planning experience includes studies for numerous retirement, active adult, and assisted living communities, strategic planning for geriatric services, and development of certificate of need applications. Her background includes market and competitive analysis, project management, moderating focus groups, and business development.
Sandi is a graduate of Temple University's Master's Degree Program in Health Care Management. She was also President of Temple University's Health Care Management Alumnae Association from 1998 to 2000. She is also a member of the Healthcare Planning and Marketing Society of New Jersey and the New Jersey Association of Non-profit Homes for the Aging.
REVEREND ANTHONY LIPARI, BS, MA, M, DIV, D.MIN Raised in Jersey City and Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Anthony was a High School and College Educator before being ordained a Priest in 1989, and has served in many Northern New Jersey Churches; Chaplain to Organizations and Clubs; and as Chaplain to Police, Fire and EMS Departments for many years. He is a noted advocate for Spirituality within the Health Care Environment; Youth Ministry; HIV/AIDS Ministry; Religious Education; and provides Spiritual Direction and Guidance for Bereavement concerns. He is currently the Inter-Faith Spiritual and Bereavement Coordinator of The Hospice of New Jersey serving the Central NJ Counties. "I come to Deborah Hospital not just with my syllabus of achievements, but with my faith, heart and smile." He hopes to bring to the Board a refreshing and hopeful spirit and has been warmly received.
GEORGE S. LOESCH
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at The Philadelphia Daily News/Philadelphia Inquirer
George S. Loesch was first appointed to Deborah's Board in 1994. "In this hectic world, Deborah helps me reflect - it brings me back to reality and reminds me of what is really important in life,” said Loesch. “One of my core values is giving back to the community and helping others. I personally feel an inward sense of accomplishment and privilege to be part of Deborah and it “life-giving” mission.”