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Five Business and Civic Leaders Named to HSS Board of Trustees

New York City—June 27, 2011

Hospital for Special Surgery announced that five noteworthy men and women have been named as members of the hospital's Board of Trustees.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the Hospital for Special Surgery Board are the following:

  • Daniel C. Benton, chief executive officer, Andor Capital Management, Inc., New York;
  • Kathryn C. Chenault, civic leader, New York;
  • Dr. Jonathan T. Deland, chief, Foot and Ankle Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York;
  • Craig S. Ivey, president, Consolidated Edison Company of New York;
  • Deirdre Stanley, executive vice president and general counsel, Thomson Reuters, New York

“All on the Board of Trustees are delighted to have individuals of the caliber of these community leaders to help guide the future of our institution as we continue to provide the nation with the best in orthopedics, rheumatology and their related disciplines,” said Aldo Papone, co-chair of the Board of Trustees at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Hospital Board Co-Chair Dean R. O’Hare added, “As patients continue to seek Hospital for Special Surgery’s world class services in record numbers, we are very pleased these new trustees have joined us to support this institution and the superb team of people who work here.”

Mr. Benton is the CFO of Andor Capital Management. Prior to founding Andor in 2001, Mr. Benton was president of Pequot Capital management. He graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with a bachelor of arts in mathematics and earned an MBA from Harvard University. He is a trustee emeritus of Colgate University and was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters in 2010.

Ms. Chenault, a former practicing attorney, has devoted the past several years to supporting educational institutions, health care institutions and the arts. She presently serves on various boards including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, the Studio Museum of Harlem, Tufts University and the New York University School of Law. She holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law and a bachelor of arts from Tufts University.

Dr. Deland initiated the creation of and is the chief of the Foot and Ankle Center at Hospital for Special Surgery. He is associate professor of surgery (Orthopaedic) at Weill Cornell Medical College. He came to HSS in 1991 from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. His research has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Deland received a doctor of medicine degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Mr. Ivey is president of Consolidated Edison Company of New York. A subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., Mr. Ivey and his team run electric operations across the entire service area of New York City and most of Westchester County. Mr. Ivey joined Con Edison in 2009 after serving as a senior vice president in two different roles at Dominion Virginia Power. At Dominion he developed a reputation for emphasizing safety, operational excellence and leadership. Mr. Ivey earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University. He received the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Career Achievement in Industry.

Ms. Stanley is executive vice president and general counsel of Thomson Reuters. She is responsible for the legal function for Thomson Reuters and its subsidiaries. Ms. Stanley is also responsible for the company’s government and regulatory affairs function and is a member of the Thomson Reuters Executive Committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Law Review. Ms. Stanley was honored by the Girl Scouts of New York City in 2009 for her leadership and commitment in the community and advancement of women and girls.


About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the ninth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2018-2019). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. People from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The culture of innovation is accelerating at HSS as 130 new idea submissions were made to the Global Innovation Institute in 2017 (almost 3x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on the topic on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.


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