Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+)
CornerStone Vol. 24, No. 2 Fall 2014
Front page...

First-Rate Pulmonary Rehab Program Helps 9/11 First Responder Get His Life Back
NYU Winthrop Elects Two New Members to its Board of Directors
NYU Winthrop Opens Urgent Care Center
U.S. News & World Report Names NYU Winthrop Among the Best in the New York Metro Area
At NYU Winthrop, No Man is an Island
Spotlight on Community Gifts Campaign
Hospital Participates in Major International Trial
Generous Grant Supports Alzheimer's Research at NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Opens New Center for Adult Congenital Heart Disease
New Treatment Improves the Lives of Patients With MR
Swimming with Purpose: Annual Event Raises Pivotal Support for Child Life Program
A Cause to Celebrate Raises More Than $147,000 for Child Life Program
A Celebration of Life: NYU Winthrop's 16th Annual Cancer Survivor's Day
Unique Partnership Supports Families Facing Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
29th Annual Golf Tournament Raises $649,000+ for NYU Winthrop Research and Academic Center
Eighth Annual Black & White Ball Raises Nearly $270,000 for NYU Winthrop's CCFK
Eight and Forty Makes Donation to Department of Pediatrics
Richard A. Newhouse, Jr., Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Long Island Foundation's Generosity Changes Lives at NYU Winthrop's Hempstead Pediatric Clinic
Running for a Reason
National Awards Recognize Quality Breast Health Care
Once Again, NYU Winthrop Earns Designation as a NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center
New Patient Family Advisory Council
The STAR Program: Enhancing the Hospital Experience for Children With Special Needs
NYU Winthrop: A Pioneer in the Use of Technology to Enhance Patient Care and Safety
NYU Winthrop Debuts New Ambulances
Nurse Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
NYU Winthrop Receives "Found Money"
Garden City Foundation Continues the Tradition of Making 'Miracles' for NYU Winthrop's CCFK
Twinkle Town Makes Colorful Donation to NYU Winthrop Kids
Milestone Golf Outing to Benefit the CCFK is a Record-Breaking Success
WiSH Clinic Opens
Surviving the Holidays
Hospital Celebrates Expansion With Dedication of New Specialty Center East
NYU Winthrop Unveils New "Welcome" Sign
NYU Winthrop Opens Manhattan's First and Only CyberKnife® Center

NYU Winthrop Elects Two New Members to its Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of NYU Winthrop Hospital is a committed group of community and professional leaders who are charged with supporting the mission of the Hospital and setting the direction for its continued growth and expansion. Recently, James T. Giorgio, Sr., and Kirk Kordeleski, President and CEO of Bethpage Federal Credit Union, were elected to serve as part of this devoted group.

James T. Giorgio, Sr.

James T. Giorgio, Sr.

Mr. Giorgio has been a valued partner in NYU Winthrop's continued expansion for nearly two decades. In addition to his involvement in various major projects at the Hospital over the years, Mr. Giorgio has been an enthusiastic member of NYU Winthrop's Annual Golf Tournament Committee and the planning committee for the Hospital's annual Gala. In fact, in 2008, he was named one of the Gala honorees.

The Founder and former President of B&G Industries, a full-service electrical contracting firm, Mr. Giorgio made the decision to transfer the business to his sons in 2013 after almost

40 years in the electrical contracting industry. Today, Mr. Giorgio owns JSGR Consulting, LLC, which manages properties focusing on retail and mixed use buildings, as well as industrial properties throughout Long Island and in New York City.

Mr. Giorgio is a member and Past President of the Long Island Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). He has been an active member of numerous NECA committees, serving as a Chairman of the Pension Fund Committee a collaboration between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 25 and NECA. An open road enthusiast with a passion for collecting antique motorcycles, Mr. Giorgio has been married to his wife, Theresa, for 42 years. The Giorgios have three grown children sons, Jim Jr. and Anthony, and daughter, Christine.

Kirk Kordeleski

Kirk Kordeleski

A dedicated businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Kordeleski is a welcome addition to NYU Winthrop's Board of Directors. In 1992, Mr. Kordeleski joined Bethpage Federal Credit Union ("Bethpage") as Executive Vice President in charge of operations, marketing, mortgage and consumer lending, deposit operations, technology and business development. In 2000, he was named the company's third President and CEO.

Mr. Kordeleski is Chairman of the Board for Open Technology Solutions, LLC an entity that provides technology to participating credit unions by collaboratively implementing, managing and supporting best-of-breed solutions. He also serves as President of Bethpage Management Services, LLC, and is an active member of numerous trade association committees and roundtables.

Within the Long Island community, Mr. Kordeleski is also actively involved, serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Long Island Association (LIA), Chairman of the Board of Project GRAD Long Island, and as a member of the United Way Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Kordeleski serves on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's Business/ Economic Development Group.

He has been honored by numerous institutions and organizations for his regional leadership, including the YMCA of Long Island, Adelphi University, United Way, Education and Assistance Corp., The Mentoring Partnership of Long Island, and Promote Long Island, among others. In addition to Bethpage being consistently named the "Best of Long Island" among credit unions by the Long Island Press, Mr. Kordeleski has been named for four years running as one of Long Island Business News' Top 100 Most Influential Long Islanders.

Mr. Kordeleski and his wife, Dale, reside in Sea Cliff, NY, with their 15-year-old son, Zack.