FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2021
Saratoga Hospital Names Three to Board of Trustees
New members are Margaret Smith Cassier, Kate Forer and Michael Trimarchi
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., July 20, 2021—Saratoga Hospital has appointed three new board members effective July 1: Margaret Smith Cassier of Airosmith Development, Kate Forer of Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church and Michael Trimarchi of CommerceHub.
Smith Cassier, of Greenfield Center, is founder, president and CEO of Airosmith Development, which provides turnkey site acquisition, project management and engineering services. Under her leadership, the company has been named to the Inc. 5000—Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 fastest growing private companies—and Albany Business Review’s Best Places to Work in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Smith Cassier is a member of Key4Women and the New York City and Saratoga Springs chapters of the Women Presidents’ Organization. She serves on the board of directors of Wellspring.
Forer, of Saratoga Springs, is senior pastor of Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church. She has earned honors for her social justice efforts, including the Excellence in Faith Formation Award from the New York State Council of Churches and recognition from Shelters of Saratoga for leadership in creating an inclusive community. Forer also was named a Woman of Distinction by the New York State Assembly. Her volunteer involvement includes serving on the leadership team of the Saratoga Collaborative to End Homelessness and the board of directors of Saratoga Regional YMCA.
Trimarchi, of Wilton, is a CPA and the chief financial officer for CommerceHub, a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce fulfillment and marketing services. He has more than a decade of financial leadership experience with global companies in software and medical device industries. Trimarchi serves on the School of Business Advisory Council of the State University of New York at Albany. He also has co-chaired the American Heart Association’s Capital Region Heart Walk and Run and served on the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York.
“Margaret, Kate and Mike bring perspectives and expertise that strengthen our ability to meet the changing healthcare needs of our region,” Board of Trustees Chairperson Michael J. Toohey said. “We are grateful to them and all of our board members for giving so generously of their time and talent in service of this community.”
Other Saratoga Hospital board of trustees members are: Raimundo C. Archibold Jr.; Angelo G. Calbone, Saratoga Hospital president and CEO; David J. Collins; Kari P. Cushing; Susan Law Dake; Dr. Steven M. Frisch; Michael H. Iacolucci; Frank L. Messa; Dr. Marianne A. Mustafa; Elizabeth Wood Pustolka; J. Thomas Roohan; Theresa M. Skaine, vice chairperson; N. Keith Stewart, treasurer; Michael J. Toohey, chairperson; and Heather M. Ward, secretary.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region's leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital's multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring eacy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. The hospital is an affiliate of the Albany Med Health System, which also includes Albany Med, Columbia Memorial Health, and Glens Falls Hospital. The region's largest locally governed health system, it has 1,520 beds, more than 800 physicians and 125 outpatient locations. For more information: www.SaratogaHospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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