Susan Fox, President & CEO of White Plains Hospital, is recognized as one of Westchester County’s most influential executives. A visionary leader, Susan has been at the forefront of the healthcare industry transformation regionally, over the last decade. By forging strategic partnerships and aligning and recruiting top clinical and administrative talent, Susan has driven the expansion of White Plains Hospital into a leading provider of advanced healthcare in the Hudson Valley.
Susan first joined the WPH team in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Administration bringing with her more than 25 years of experience in health management administration. In 2011 she was named Executive Vice President and then President in January, 2013. Susan assumed the position of CEO of White Plains Hospital on May 1, 2015.
Prior to White Plains Hospital, Susan was a Senior Vice President at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System developing and overseeing Physician and Ambulatory Network Services. Prior to NSLIJHS, Susan was a Senior Manager of Health Care Consulting at Ernst and Young, where she specialized in strategy and hospital re-engineering.
Susan began her career as a pediatric intensive care nurse at New York Hospital in Manhattan and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
She serves as Chairperson on the Board of Directors of Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association. She is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. Susan also serves on the Columbia University School of Nursing Board of Visitors, the Board of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS), as well as the Westchester County Association, and is Chair of the American Hospital Association (AHA)-Regional Policy Board 2 and was appointed to the AHA Board of Trustees, with her term beginning in 2019
Chris is Managing Partner at the firm and concentrates his practice on telecommunications, land use, zoning, energy permitting and litigation. He is Chairman of the firm’s Telecommunications Group and a past Chairman of the firm’s Land Use, Zoning & Development Group, two of the largest infrastructure practices in New York and Connecticut. Chris also served as a member of the firm’s Management Committee for the period 2003-2013.
Frank S. McCullough, Jr. is a senior partner in the firm.
He is admitted to the New York State Bar; U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. McCullough received his J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University and a B.A. from St. Lawrence University.
Mr. McCullough has for many years been involved in major zoning and land use developments and is currently participating in an effort to repurpose and reposition commercial real estate projects along the I-287 corridor in Westchester. He has served as the attorney for many major real estate projects throughout Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. He and the firm have worked on zoning matters for a diverse group of prestigious clients, including PepsiCo, Inc., The Osborn Home, Fordham University, Manhattanville College, Heritage Hills, Hudson National Golf Club, Winged Foot Golf Club and Life Time Fitness Inc., for which they are legal counsel in relation to all real estate and zoning matters in Westchester County.
Mr. McCullough has served as Chairman of the New York Power Authority and as a Trustee of the Authority. He is also a past President of the Economic Power Allocation Board of the State of New York and served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and as a member of the Conservation Coordination Task Force of New York State. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Westchester County Bar Association, and served as a Director of the Westchester County Bar Association and as Vice President. He is also a past member of the Joint Grievance Committee of the Ninth Judicial District and has been a member of the Committee on Character and Fitness, Ninth Judicial District for many years. Mr. McCullough has also been a member of the Board of Visitors of Pace University School of Law.
Mr. McCullough is a resident of Rye, NY.
The Westchester County Association (WCA), Westchester’s most powerful economic development organization, held its 68th Fall Leadership Dinner on Tuesday, November 13, at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown. More than 600 people attended the event, which honored business leaders in Westchester County.
The 2018 Leadership Award recipients were Susan Fox, President & CEO of White Plains Hospital, and Christopher Fisher, Esq., Managing Partner at Cuddy & Feder. Fox accepted the award while discussing the state of the healthcare industry in Westchester, and Fisher delivered an impassioned speech about the critical role that gigabit-speed broadband plays supporting the County’s continued economic growth.
Additionally, Frank McCullough, Esq., Senior Partner at McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP, was presented with the organization’s Alfred B. DelBello Visionary Leadership Award.
This year’s event celebrated William Mooney Jr.’s 14th and final WCA Fall Leadership Dinner as President & CEO, as Mooney recently announced he will step down from his position following a planned succession next year. Throughout the night, speakers, including Westchester County Executive George Latimer and Dee DelBello, Publisher of Westfair Communications , paid tribute to Mooney for his contributions to the economic growth of the county, and for his storied leadership over nearly half a century.