March 8, 2013, Brooklyn, NY…Lutheran
HealthCare is pleased to announce three members to its Board of
Trustees: Drew Burch, Rabbi Bob Kaplan and Kathleen Regan.
Mr. Burch is a managing director and head of Healthcare Mergers and
Acquisitions at Barclays Capital. Prior to joining Barclays Capital in
2008, he served as head of Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions for
Lehman Brothers and had previously served as a managing director at
Merrill Lynch. Mr. Burch has advised leading hospital, pharmaceutical,
biotechnology, diagnostic, managed care, health information, physician
practice, and medical device companies on strategic development,
acquisitions, divestitures and capital raising.
Rabbi Kaplan is currently the founding director of CAUSE-NY, the
Intergroup and Community building division of the Jewish Community
Relations Council of New York. Rabbi Kaplan acts as a consultant to many
community-based organizations on the issues of intergroup relations,
coalition and capacity building, leadership development and mentoring,
interracial/inter-religious relationships and combating hate crimes.
Rabbi Kaplan co-directs the New York-Jerusalem Experts Exchange serves
as an adjunct professor in the Jewish Studies Department at the City
College of New York. He also served on the boards for Habitat for
Humanity and HealthPlus Amerigroup.
Ms. Regan serves as a Partner at Radius Ventures, a health care
focused venture capital fund focused on investing in innovative health
care companies. In addition, she serves as a senior advisor to the
Global Health Initiative of the U.S. Department of State on their
maternal mortality initiative, Saving Mothers Giving Life. Ms. Regan has
been advising and investing in health care companies for over two
decades having previously worked with Warburg Pincus LLC, Robinson
Humphrey Capital Markets and Keystone Dental. She currently serves on
the board of Aeris Therapeutics and EndoGastric Solutions, Inc. Ms.
Regan received an undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Princeton
University and a master of public health from Columbia University's
"We are thrilled to welcome these new members to Lutheran's Board of
Trustees. The depth and breadth of knowledge that each individual brings
will allow us to stay responsive to the rapid changes in the health
care world," explained Emma Graeber Porter, chair of the LHC Board of
Trustees. "What really sets Lutheran apart and guides its course is the
quality of its family, like these civic-minded people that have joined
us this year fulfilling our 130-year-old mission to serve Brooklyn."