Norwegian American Hospital Foundation Board of Directors

Critical to the success of the Foundation is its Board of Directors.

Elizabeth Colón

Elizabeth Colón is a speaker, author and the CEO of Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions, LLC, which provides translation and interpreting services across a variety of industries. Ms. Colón launched Metaphrasis with an idea and a bilingual skill set; she has grown the company into a forward thinking Chicago-based business. As a businesswoman and community activist she frequently receives recognition including a 2016 Woman of Influence by The Chicago Business Journal, 2015 Woman Business Owner of the Year by The National Association of Women Business Owners, 2014 Small Business Person of the Year by the Small Business Administration and 2013 Enterprising Woman of the year by Enterprising Women. She also co-authored the book Today’s Inspired Latinas: Life Stories of Success in the Face of Adversity.

Rochelle L. Turrisi, Esq.
Vice Chair

Rochelle Turrisi is an associate attorney at Grupo REU Law Firm, LLC, a Chicago law firm that serves Cook and surrounding counties in immigration, family law, and estate planning. She received her juris doctor from DePaul University College of Law, and her undergraduate degree from Eureka College. Interested in advocating for social justice, Ms. Turrisi studied international, public interest and family law while attending DePaul. Her current practice focuses on improving the lives of families in turbulence in domestic relations matters, assisting with immigration proceedings and applications, and helping clients prepare for the future through careful estate planning.

Adam Boris

Adam Boris has worked for a number of blue chip companies and high-growth startups in healthcare and other industries. He served as CEO of ICNet Systems, a global provider of infection surveillance software to hospitals, from 2011 to 2014, engineering its sale to Baxter International. He is currently a consultant to several healthcare companies. Mr. Boris is also a trustee of Norwegian American Hospital, where he serves on the Executive, Quality and Strategy committees. He has an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University and MS and BS degrees in engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Luis Arroyo, Jr.

Luis Arroyo, Jr.

Luis Arroyo, Jr., is a lifelong public servant, community leader and resident of Chicago’s Northwest Side. He is a Democratic member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, representing the 8th District. Mr. Arroyo serves as chairman and co-founder of the Illinois Council for the Advancement of Latino Leadership, which works to cultivate leadership skills and networks among young Latinos. He is completing his Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Northeastern Illinois University.

Lenny Dacanay - Director of Private Equity Services, BDO USA, LLP.
Evangeline De Leon - Civic Leader
Judy Foley - President & CEO, Navigate Transformation Inc.
Hester Kim - Civic Leader
Veronica Martinez - Civic Leader
Jose Suarez - Account Executive, Assurance