Marc Z. Kramer is the current President of the League of Voluntary Hospitals. In addition he is the Principal Managing Director of Port Media Solutions, LLC. Port Media provides management consulting, principally in labor relations and restructuring. Marc was the CEO of the Daily News, the most widely read newspaper in the largest media market in the nation from 2006 to 2010. Prior to being named CEO at the Daily News, Marc held several positions at The New York Times including Senior Vice President of Circulation, Senior Vice President of Production and Vice President of Labor Relations. Marc joined The Times following his first tenure at the Daily News during which time he was Vice President and General Counsel from 1993 until 1998, responsible for the conduct of its labor relations and legal affairs. From 1990 until 1993, Marc was an associate at Proskauer Rose. From 1985 until 1990, he also served as the Deputy General Counsel and subsequently the General Counsel at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations.
Jenna Hayes joined the League in 2019 as the Senior Vice President and Counsel. Before joining the League, Jenna worked as a labor and employment attorney at Proskauer Rose, LLP. She advised companies in multiple industries, including healthcare, sports, higher education and media and entertainment, on all aspects of the employment relationship, with a focus on labor-management relations issues. Jenna is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Duke University.
Roseann Simonelli started working with the League in 1982 as the Secretary to the First President of the League, William Abelow. She has held various positions at the League including Office Manager and is currently the Vice President for Administration and Research. She is responsible for data collection and surveys, general contract questions, the League dues, budget and assessments. She has a BS from CUNY and a MSILR from Baruch College.
Sean Moore, Assistant Vice President of Member Services, is a graduate of Pace University and works full time for LVHH. He also has an MBA in Health Care Administration from Baruch College. Some of his responsibilities include maintaining the arbitration index, circulating surveys throughout the League and providing assistance with various contract questions.
Maria Formoso, Administrative Assistant for League counsel., is responsible for assisting Tom in everyday matters, job classification memos which deal with adjustments to rates, as well as many other administrative tasks for the League.
Barbara L. Logan, provides consulting services to clients in compensation comparative analysis, labor contract economics and negotiations strategy, financial processes and performance management, health benefits cost containment and plan design, and on a broad range of human resources issues critical to workforce effectiveness. Her clients have included: Barnard College, the Brooklyn Hospital Center, Columbia University Medical Center, 1199SEIU Benefit Funds, Hillel, the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes, NY Methodist Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York Methodist Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital, the New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, Teachers College, and Westchester Medical Center. She earned her B.A. in economics and mathmatics at Duke University.
Rob Oliver provides consulting services to the management of city governments, quasi-government institutions, municipalities, colleges and universities, and private firms in a variety of labor relations areas, primarily during contract negotiations. He provides strategic advice by creating sophisticated costing models analyzing total costs associated with all bargaining offers, including compensation, health benefits, pension benefits, and the impact of changes in other contractual issues. He is also a trustee of the 1199 Pension and Benefit Funds. Mr. Oliver’s current clients include the City of New York, the League of Voluntary Hospitals, Teachers College, Montefiore Medical Center and Mt Sinai Hospital. Mr. Oliver is also CEO and Founder of FAN4Kids, a nonprofit organization that provides year-round fitness and nutrition education in urban, public elementary schools in New York and New Jersey. Mr. Oliver received a BA in economics from Swarthmore College and studied abroad at the Universite de Grenoble, in France.
Daniel Murphy, Jr., Managing Partner of Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP, provides consulting services to the League and other clients – specializing in labor and employment law on behalf of management. Mr. Murphy is a graduate of Boston College Law School and has an LLM in Labor Law from New York University. He has been practicing law for thirty years, and has lectured on a variety of employment issues for the benefit of numerous professional associations seeking to comply with labor laws and regulations.