The generosity of these presenting sponsors helped make the NCH Foundation's 16th Annual Golf Classic extraordinarily successful: Advantage Ambulance, Allscripts, COTG, The Hill Group, Leopardo, the NCH Medical Staff, ROI, SEI and Sodexo. Thank you for supporting our cause: NCH's Nurse Navigator Program, in which specially trained nurses offer care coordination and support for cancer patients from diagnosis through recovery.
NCH executives show up bright and early to thank presenting sponsors. From left are CFO Marsha Liu, President and CEO Steve Scogna, VP of Hospital Operations Melissa Smith, VP and General Counsel Wendy Rubas, and Chief Medical Officer Eric Benink, MD.
Flanked by David Benn (left) and Brian Flynn of FTI Consulting Health Solutions, NCH's operations VP Melissa Smith enjoys a social morning at Medinah. FTI is a new grand tour sponsor on Course # 3 this year…welcome!
Raffle tickets anyone? Volunteers handling sales are Heather Rein (left), Tom Microballi, Christine Trapp, Laurie Minch, Madison Zyer and Bill Minch. Their efforts paid off with record-breaking raffle sales!
President and owner of Advantage Ambulance, a longtime Golf Classic presenting sponsor, Frank Russo (left) placed Advantage among the presenters once again this year. Joining his foursome are Jeff Graefen, Ken Hanik and Joe Strejc.
Lots of Docs! Physicians on NCH's Medical Staff are well-represented—and some gather for a photo just before the shotgun start. Bottom row, from left, are: Doctors Jeffrey Altman, Rag Malhotra, Allan Malmed and Scott Samlan. Top row, from left, are Doctors Michael Fretzin, Stephen Zivin, Clifford Wolf, Jules Marks, Sue Nelson, Brian Wallace, Matthew Stilsen, Ankit Shah and Nate Svingen.
With two foursomes, presenting sponsor SEI has eight golfers ready to tee off on course # 3. They are Rich Borge (left), Mike Cagnina, Steve Bomberger, Patrick Cunningham, Kevin Chriske, Rob Quinn, Mark Norcini, and Paul Klauder.
Team number 20 won first place on Course # 2. Representing the foursome are Robert Gienko Jr. (left) and Randall Gienko of Strategic Reimbursement, with Golf Classic chair Bob Krier. Teammates not pictured are Kevin McHugh and Jim Wilson of Windy City Representatives. First place winners on Course # 3 were Brad Hall and Steve Randall of Landesk Software, former Chicago Bear Bob Avellini, and Jim Butler of Butler Coring Inc.
Shown with Bob Krier (left) are second place Course # 3 winners Ron Selby Jr., Bob Silvestri and Jeff Bohne. Teammate Lance Bohne is not pictured. Second place Course # 2 winners were Tim Friel and David Miller of Passport Health Communications, Adam Lynch of Principle Valuation, and Bob Turk of Viega, LLC.
With Bob Krier (left) are third place Course # 3 winners Bob Hill and Don Flight Jr representing All Seasons Insulation. Teammates not pictured are Terry Baker and Nicholas Lack. Third place Course # 2 winners included Jim and Bill Butler of Butler Coring, and Paul Lopez and Adam MacVay of Medwest/Arthrex.
A hole-in-one! Jason Sciarro, a Woodstock resident and member of the MedAssets, Inc. foursome, achieved a hole-in-one at hole # 17. The prize? This white 2013 Mercedes Benz C-Class donated by Motor Werks, Barrington.
Dr. Kenneth Ender (left), president of Harper College, a Victory Tour Sponsor of the Golf Classic, visits with Diane Hill. Diane chairs Harper's Board of Trustees and serves on both the corporate and Foundation boards at Northwest Community.
Holding "the check" are Foundation executive director Dave Ungurean (left), NCH's president and CEO Steve Scogna, Golf Classic chair Bob Krier and Foundation board chair Jack Lloyd. The net proceeds actually exceeded $350,000! It all goes to support the Nurse Navigator Program, a key component of the comprehensive cancer care experience at NCH.