Allegheny College Welcomes Two Alumni as Trustees

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has added two members, including a longtime health-care industry professional and an attorney with expertise in securities and financial reporting. They started their terms on the board effective Oct. 1.

Thomas J. Sadvary

Thomas J. Sadvary is the former chief executive officer of HonorHealth where he was instrumental in leading the creation of a $2 billion nonprofit organization through the affiliation of Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network in 2013. He retired in 2017 but continues to serve as an advisor to HonorHealth.

Sadvary was appointed president and CEO of Scottsdale Healthcare in 2005, following progressive executive roles after joining the organization in 1986 as administrator of Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. He began his career at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Barberton Citizens Hospital. He graduated from Allegheny in 1975 and earned his master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.

Sadvary is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. His community leadership roles have included the Arizona Hospital & Healthcare Association, Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA, Scottsdale McDowell Road Task Force, Scottsdale Rotary Club, and the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member of the Arizona State University School for the Science of Healthcare Delivery and as an adjunct professor of health policy and management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. He is also vice chair of the Scottsdale Institute Board of Directors, a member of the LABCORP Advisory Board, and a member of the Scottsdale Museum of the West Board of Directors.

Sadvary and his wife, Mary, a registered nurse, have been married for 40 years, and they have two children, Christopher and Rachel, who have earned undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Michael R. Young, a 1978 Phi Beta Kappa Allegheny graduate with a degree in English, is a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York City. He is chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice Group and advises and defends boards of directors, audit committees, accounting firms, public companies, and company officers on issues of corporate governance and financial reporting.

Michael R. Young
Michael R. Young

He has served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council to the Financial Accounting Standards Board. He has also served as chair of the Financial Reporting Committee of the New York City Bar Association, counsel to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and counsel to the newly formed Center for Audit Quality.

At Allegheny, Young was a member of Phi Kappa Psi, participated in the College’s Choir, and received the English Department’s George A. Mulfinger Prize for the best senior thesis in the department. He earned his doctor of laws degree from Duke University where he served as editor of the law review. He and his wife, Leslie Carroll, an Allegheny alumna who earned her doctor of laws from Temple University, live in New York City. They have two adult daughters, Jessica and Katherine.

About the Allegheny College Board of Trustees
The Allegheny College Board of Trustees is the governing body elected to oversee the College. The board’s primary responsibilities relate to policy-making and responsibility for sound resource management of the college. The Board of Trustees is chaired by Mark Campbell, a 1982 Allegheny graduate, and the vice chair is Mary “Missy” Feeley, a 1978 Allegheny graduate.