Richard glazer


Richard Glazer has been President of the New York Cardiac Center Board of Governors since 1996. Much of his professional career has been in high-tech entrepreneurship. He spent several years as a Systems Engineer and Marketing Specialist with IBM and then joined others from that company and from MIT in the startup of National CSS (later purchased by Dun & Bradstreet), an early entrant in computer time-sharing. He later founded and served as President of Dynamic Applications, Inc., a computer systems company with applications expertise in medical software. He has a BA, BEE, MSOR, and CFM from NYU. 

Michael wolk, MD. 

Executive VP

Michael Wolk is a retired cardiovascular specialist who formerly practiced in the Heart Health Program of the Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. He is a former President and current Trustee Emeritus of the American College of Cardiology and currently serves as Chair of the Cardiovascular Practice Section. Dr. Wolk received his BA at Colgate University and MD from Columbia University. 

AL Glazier


Alfred Glazier is Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Management Director and Financial Advisor at a major financial services firm.  He was formerly a long-term member of the New York Stock Exchange and serves as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the New York Cardiac Center. He has his BA from the University of Vermont.

David Glazer, esq.


David Glazer is currently of counsel at Wilson Elser, a global law firm serving clients of all sizes across multiple industries. Prior to Wilson Elser, David served as a partner at Shafer Glazer for 17 years and has had extensive experience in the State and Federal courts, including trials and appeals. David has over 20 years of experience in the Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense field working as both inside and outside counsel. He has been honored as a New York Super Lawyer 15 times in the past 18 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree at Duke University and his J.D. at Brooklyn Law School.

Joffrey Pearlman

Board Member

Joffrey Pearlman is a senior investment management sales and marketing executive and has worked with several leading financial institutions including Hartford Funds, Stadion Money Management, BIC Group LLC, and Allianz Global Investors. His specialty includes the strategic selection and educating financial advisers on positioned mutual funds, separately managed accounts, closed-end funds, offshore funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). He is a four-time recipient of the Allianz Wholesaler of the Year award. Joffrey graduated from SUNY Oneonta, and his licenses include the NASD Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65.

Anne Ronan, ESQ.

Corporate Secretary

Anne M. Ronan is an attorney with the firm of Howard Davis, P.C. in Englewood Cliffs, NJ and specializes in Environmental Law.  She is the author of  Legal Privacy Rights in New York:  Guide for Non-Lawyers and The Real People’s Guides. She joined the Board of Governors of the New York Cardiac Center in 2017 and was appointed to an Officer position in 2020. She has a BA from St Peter’s College, NJ, a J.D. from Fordham University, and an L.L.M. from Pace University. 

Lisa Troy, MD.

Board Member

Lisa S. Troy is a General Pediatrician at North Rockland Pediatrics. She is a member of the Rockland Pediatric Society and a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics. She has a BA from Muhlenberg and an MD from St. George’s University School of Medicine.

Michael Rogow, DDS.

Board Member

Michael Rogow has been a member of the Board of Governors of the New York Cardiac Center since 1998 and recently retired from the active practice of orthodontics. He was a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and an Attending-in-Orthodontics at the New York Hospital Medical Center – Queens, for more than forty years. He also served as a member of the Executive Board of the New York State Society of Orthodontics for more than twenty years. He received his DMD from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, and completed his postgraduate Orthodontic Program at Columbia. 

Robert Wolk

Board Member

Robert Wolk manages private investments, with a focus on international and emerging markets. He previously served as a Managing Director of the Carlyle Group in Hong Kong, responsible for the firm’s Asian telecommunications and media investments. Prior to Carlyle, he was an Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International, where he helped build the firm’s media and technology mergers & acquisition practices. Robert joined the NYCC Board of Governors in 2013. He received his BA from Princeton University and his M. Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University.

Paul Bernstein

Board Member

Paul Bernstein is COO of Hampton Press, an independent scholarly publisher of textbooks, monographs, professional/reference books and edited collections in the fields of communication, education, rhetoric and composition, computers and composition, and systems theory. Paul joined the NYCC Board of Governors in 2020. He also served as a member of the Board of Education for Tenafly, NJ, and Peconic Public Broadcasting Board of Trustees in Southampton, NY. Paul received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis and his MA from NYU.

Edward B. Newman, CPA inactive

Board Member

Ed, who recently retired, was a partner at Newman & Cohen, CPA, P.C. for forty years, where he provided numerous accounting services to nonprofit entities, as well as to clients in many other industries.  In addition, he provided peer review services for other CPA firms.  Ed is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania, with a double major in Accounting and Finance.

IRIS Kopeloff, MD.

Board Member

Iris Kopeloff is a board-certified dermatologist, with extensive experience in clinical and academic settings. She joined the NYCC Board of Governors in 2020. Iris is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at NYU’s Langone Medical Center, as well as a principal investigator at TKL Research, specializing in the conduction of clinical research studies for over-the-counter and pharmaceutical products. For the past three years, Iris has been named one of Bergen County’s Best Doctors by Bergen Magazine. Iris received her BA from Wellesley University and her MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Stephen Shephard

Board Member

Stephen B. Shepard is the Founding Dean Emeritus of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. He served as a senior editor at Newsweek, the editor of Saturday Review, and editor-in-chief of Business Week. He was president of the American Society of Magazine Editors. In addition to teaching at CUNY, Shepard was a faculty member at the Columbia Journalism School, where he was co-founder of the Knight-Bagehot Fellowships. His latest book, A Literary Journey to Jewish Identity was published in 2018. Shepard received his B.S. degree from CCNY and MA from Columbia.