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LI Red Cross Welcomes New Board Members

LI Red Cross Welcomes New Board members.
"I’m thrilled to welcome these four civic-minded Long Islanders to our board of directors."

The American Red Cross on Long Island recently welcomed four new individuals to its board of directors—J. Bryan Anthony, philanthropist and returning Long Island Red Cross board member; Joe Campolo, managing partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick; Joseph Louchheim, president of the Press News Group; and Nancy Simmons, executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

The Long Island Red Cross board of directors now comprises 38 business and community leaders who volunteer their time to help oversee the organization’s mission on Long Island. The Long Island Red Cross responds to approximately 200 disasters a year, and serves more than 2.8 million residents.

“I’m thrilled to welcome these four civic-minded Long Islanders to our board of directors,” said John Miller, CEO of the Long Island Red Cross. “I know that their experience, enthusiasm and community spirit will help to further the mission of the Long Island Red Cross in countless ways.”

“The American Red Cross is such a prestigious organization. I am proud to be part of it again and to help support its mission and all the volunteers out in the community on a daily basis,” said Anthony.

“It is an honor being able to give back to an organization that has directly helped me during my time enlisted in the military,” said Campolo.

“Serving the Red Cross as a member of its Long Island Chapter board of directors allows me to leverage my interests in volunteerism while helping to guide and grow a vital organization that has a positive impact on so many lives over a huge geographic area,” said Louchheim.

“I joined the board of the Red Cross because of its mission, history and real time humanitarian efforts to those in need of relief. I hope to make a meaningful contribution to the work of the Red Cross and am honored to serve,” said Simmons.

J. Bryan Anthony

J. Bryan Anthony, who first began supporting the Red Cross in 1991, is a returning Long Island Red Cross board member. Formerly, he served three years on the Nassau County Red Cross board and was one of the original members of the Long Island board when Nassau and Suffolk Counties merged.

Anthony has an extensive special events and development background both with the Red Cross and outside the organization. As a Red Cross board member, he served on two Dinner Dance Committees, which raised more than $100,000 for the organization. As a development professional, Anthony organized golf outings, phone-a-thons, alumni events and sat on various event planning and fundraising committees.

Anthony also serves on the fundraising committee at St. Luke’s Church and as well as on the board of the local food bank, Mutual Concerns Committee.

Anthony is retired from the U.S. Navy and resides in Sea Cliff, N.Y. with his wife, Marilyn.

Joe Campolo

Joe Campolo is the managing partner of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, where he specializes in representing individuals and businesses involved in complex legal matters.

Campolo served in the United States Marine Corps and later attended Stony Brook University and Fordham Law School. After graduation, Campolo worked at some of Long Island’s biggest law firms and then served as in-house General Counsel to a national technology company. During his tenure as General Counsel, Campolo’s responsibilities included the company’s international growth, negotiating and closing all types of business agreements, raising private equity and managing complex business litigation. Ultimately, he was promoted to president of the company.

Campolo also teaches Business Law in the MBA Program at Stony Brook University.

He is very active in the Long Island community, volunteering his time for many local non-profit organizations.

Joseph Louchheim

Joseph Louchheim is the president of the newspaper publishing and marketing firm, the Press News Group. Headquartered in Southampton, it includes the Southampton Press, East Hampton Press, 27east.com, and the website and marketing firm, Go Hamptons Media.

Louchheim received a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Harvard University. He is a member of the Southampton Rotary Club, member and former president of Sagaponack School Board and former member of the New York Press Association Board of Directors.

In his spare time, Louchheim teaches CPR and volunteers as an advance-life support EMT for the Bridgehampton Fire Department and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance Company.

Louchheim resides in Sagaponack, N.Y. with his wife and two sons.

Nancy Simmons

Nancy Simmons is the executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center.

At Good Samaritan, Simmons’ work includes defining the medical center’s strategic outlook by incorporating Catholic Health Service of Long Island (CHSLI) physician alignment initiatives, value-based purchasing concepts and strategic planning recommendations. Simmons also played a crucial role in opening the Saint Francis Hospital Open Surgery Program.

Simmons is essential in advancing patient-focused care at CHSLI facilities. She has been successful in reducing wait times for Emergency Department patients and increasing nursing time spent at the bedside with patients.

Simmons resides in Malverne, N.Y. with her husband, Andrew.