George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, President and Founder of the National Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives (NAHHE) and strong supporter of HLNY, has passed on January 13, 2020. The Healthcare Leaders of New York would like to share our condolences and the message from Geraldine Massuh, Vice President of NAHHE:
“It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of our President and Founder, George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero. George was a visionary man dedicated to NAHHE’s mission for more than 20 years and until the very end. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with George have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. We will truly miss our leader and will continue to carry out his legacy of increasing diversity in healthcare leadership. Please keep George‘s family in your thoughts as they go through this difficult time. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.”
May he rest in peace.