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NHF Announces New Interim CEO
The National Hemophilia Foundation announces the appointment of Howard A. Balsam, CPA, to the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. He replaces Dr. Alan Kinniburgh, who held the position of NHF CEO since January 2005.

"The Board of Directors would like to thank Dr. Kinniburgh for his dedication to our owners and for helping to make NHF a more robust and stable organization," said Ray Stanhope, Chair of the Board.

Howard Balsam joined NHF in April 2005 as Chief Operating Officer. Since then he has successfully enhanced NHF’s financial and operational structure. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer of The Education Alliance, Inc., where he managed the Finance, Management Information Systems and Facilities Divisions.

Prior to this, Mr. Balsam served as Controller of the MET Council, Inc., and Director of Finance/Corporate Administration of the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens, New York. Mr. Balsam received a B.A. in economics from New York’s Hunter College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants--Member, Not-for-Profit/Tax Exempt Committees.

For further information, please call Ray Stanhope at 646-522-7619 or e-mail him at:


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