Leaders in Finance, Law and Information Technology Join Board
OSSINING, NY (June 1, 2015) – Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, Inc. (DSFHS), a leading visiting nurse service providing home healthcare in the Hudson Valley, NYC and Long Island, has announced the election of five new members to its board of directors. They are Russ Carpentieri, Darius Chafizadeh, Michael F. Hayes, Jeffrey J. Hodgman and Daniel A. Lansen.
Russ Carpentieri is a partner and the managing director of Opus Advisory Group, LLC, a company he co-founded, in Purchase. At Opus, he developed a proprietary data aggregation and planning platform for individuals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Mr. Carpentieri also manages the health care practice within Opus, where he actively consults to over 300 corporate clients. His clients represent various industries, including finance, private equity, retail, real estate, distribution, entertainment and professional services. Mr. Carpentieri is a resident of Bedford.

Darius P. Chafizadeh is a partner in the law firm of Harris Beach, PLLC in White Plains. He represents numerous commercial, non-profit and governmental clients in all facets of litigation in state and federal court and arbitration proceedings. He previously was a partner in DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP and an associate in Thacher Proffitt & Wood. He also serves as village attorney for Dobbs Ferry and town attorney for Mount Pleasant. Mr. Chafizadeh, who is a resident of Tarrytown, began his law career in 1997 as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx.

Michael F. Hayes is a partner in KPMG LLP in Stamford, CT. As an alternative investment leader, he oversees the development of client portfolios and internal practice development. He previously practiced for 18 years as a partner in alternative investments for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a board member and chairman of the audit committee for Inspirica, Inc., a Stamford organization that provides housing for the homeless and a board member of the New Teacher’s Project in Brooklyn. Mr. Hayes is a resident of Katonah.

Jeffrey J. Hodgman is a retired senior investment executive of MetLife, where he served as executive vice president from 1994 to 2004. He is Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee of SVG Diamond Private Equity plc and SVG Diamond Private Equity III plc, which are headquartered in the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Investment Advisory Committee for SVG Diamond II and an Advisory Board member for Alternative Asset Managers, LP, a New York-based Investment manager. He is a resident of New Canaan, CT.

Daniel A. Lansen is a partner in Compufit, Westchester’s leading information technology services firm. He joined the firm in 2004 as an account executive and was named chief operating officer in 2009 and partner in 2012. Mr. Lansen co-founded the Westchester County Association’s Young Professionals Group. In 2010, he received the Westchester County Association’s Young Professional Award for Professional Excellence, and the following year he was named one of the “40 Under 40” Rising Stars by the Business Council of Westchester. Mr Lansen resides in White Plains.

About Dominican Sisters Family Health Service:
Dominican Sisters Family Health Service is a community-based Joint Commission Certified Home Health Agency providing home nursing care and health related services in the Hudson Valley, NYC and Long Island. DSFHS currently serves Westchester, Bronx, Suffolk, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau, Putnam, Rockland and Orange counties. DSFHS traces its roots back to 1879 when Mary Walsh and a dedicated group of women living and working on New York City’s West Side began helping immigrant mothers care for infants and sick family members. In 1966, the organization received certification as a home health agency, and in 1974, DSFHS was established in a separate incorporation as a community-based, certified, non-profit home health agency. For more information visit www.dsfhs.org.