Wednesday, Huntington Hospital announced that community leader Mei-Lee Ney and physician Peter Rosenberg, MD, have been elected new board members, and Sharon Arthofer and R. Scott Jenkins have been elected as returning board members.
“I’m so pleased to welcome Mei-Lee, Dr. Rosenberg, Sharon and Scott to the board of directors,” said Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “Each of these individuals bring deep knowledge and perspective to our board. I’m grateful for their commitment to advancing compassionate, excellent health care in our community, particularly in these unprecedented times.”
Mei-Lee is currently president of Richard Ney & Associates, Asset Management, Inc., an investment advisory firm in Pasadena and she also serves on the Board of Councilors of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and the Board of USC Pacific Asia Museum and is a Governor on the Board of The Huntington Library, Art Museums, and Botanical Gardens. She is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Otis College of Art and Design. Mei-Lee is active in a wide range of community and non-profit organizations, including the Music Center, L.A. Opera, Caltech Associates and the Pasadena Educational Foundation and was past president of The Town Club.
Also joining the board is chief-elect of Huntington Hospital’s medical staff, Peter Rosenberg, MD, who will begin his two-year term before his election as the next chief of medical staff in 2023.
Dr. Rosenberg grew up in the Chicago area. He attended Harvard College, where he graduated Magna cum laude in History and Science. He went on to Harvard Medical School, and then completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology, both at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Since 2004, he has been practicing gastroenterology and hepatology in Pasadena as a proud member of Alliance Digestive Disease Consultants and of the medical staff at Huntington Hospital. In addition to taking care of patients and serving on multiple committees at the hospital, he has been active in teaching medical residents at Huntington Hospital. Professionally, his interests include quality improvement; medical education; care of underserved populations; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the history of medicine.
As a returning Huntington Hospital board member, Sharon Arthofer began her career in New York in marketing for Nestle and Time Inc. Moving to California in 1992, Sharon has worked with start-up quick serve restaurant (QSR) businesses including launching a national franchise chain. She continues to work with and develop new concepts in the QSR business focusing on business strategy, standards of excellence and optimum operational performance.
In addition, Sharon and her husband, Frank, invest in and develop residential and commercial real estate in Southern California and throughout the country. Sharon previously served on the board of Foothill Family Services and her community involvement has included volunteering at the schools her children attended – Clairbourn School and Flintridge Prep, as well as volunteering in various Los Angeles philanthropies. She also is deeply involved with breast cancer awareness and research.
Scott Jenkins is also returning to the board of directors. He is a partner at Hahn & Hahn LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate matters, including general business advice, entity formation and operation, real estate acquisition, leasing and financing, land use planning and development services. Prior to joining Hahn & Hahn, Scott was Vice President of Tuttle & Taylor. Scott has been a volunteer with the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association since 1982, serving as president for the 125th Rose Parade and 100th Rose Bowl Game in 2014.
In addition, Scott also serves as a director of Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries. He is a member of the San Marino City Club, Twilight Club, Pasadena Rotary Club, and Caltech Associates. Scott is a past President of the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank, the San Marino Schools Foundation, the San Marino Unified School District, and the San Marino Community Church Foundation.