03 Mar Atlanta RMHC Welcomes Two New Board Members
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing the health and well-being of children and families, is pleased to announce the addition of two new members, Sanford Mencher and Brian Waldman, to its Board of Directors.
- Sanford (Sandy) Mencher, Senior Vice President, Finance and Accounting, Cox Communications, Inc., leads Cox’s accounting, financial planning and analysis, fraud prevention, and margin assurance efforts. Over his 30-year career, Mencher has provided financial leadership throughout growth, optimization, and transformation business cycles. He has served in local market business operations and corporate finance and accounting roles, with a particular emphasis on finance transformation and internal controls and compliance. Mencher holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance, and a master’s in business administration from Indiana University and resides in Dunwoody, Ga.
- Brian Waldman, Executive Vice President of Investments of Peachtree Hotel Group, leads investment execution and credit for the company’s hotel real estate and debt programs. His more than 21 years of hospitality experience includes executing transactional and advisory assignments with an aggregate asset value exceeding $11 billion, underwriting more than $10 billion of individual hospitality asset and hotel companies, consulting on development projects valued at more than $4 billion, restructuring and/or working out portfolios, and individual hotels valued more than $5 billion and marketing more than 100 individual hotels for sale. Waldman is a graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, where he completed a dual concentration in Real Estate and Finance.
“We are thrilled about the skillset and scope of knowledge our new board members bring to our mission of keeping families with sick children together and near the care and resources they need,” said Beth Howell, President & CEO, at Atlanta RMHC. “We are proud to make a difference in the lives of so many families – more than 65,000 to date – made possible by contributions of leaders like these.”