Business leaders boast decades of experience in medical consulting, logistics, finance, business development and more.

Eversight names new board members

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 17, 2024 Eversight, a leading global nonprofit eye bank with a mission to restore sight and prevent blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research, today announced three new members have been appointed to its Board of Directors for three-year terms effective Jan. 1, 2024. These business leaders hail from the Chicago, Detroit and New York City metropolitan regions and boast decades of experience in medical consulting, logistics, finance, business development and more. 

Jill Maher is the principal consultant and owner of Maher Medical Practice Consulting based in Chicago, serving medical practices and teaching institutions. She has more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry working with Fortune 100 companies, and extensive experience in sales management and national accounts. Maher has expertise in physician and administrator recruitment, strategic planning, financial analysis, marketing, leadership training, team building, business development and overall practice efficiency. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree from DePaul University in Chicago and a Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) certificate. Maher has also completed extensive coursework in leadership, communication, management, business and strategic planning. 

Joseph Maiuri is retired from a 42-year logistics career in accounting, financial planning and business development with Leaseway Transportation, MPG Transport and United Road. After donating a kidney to his son in 1989, Maiuri served as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan for over 15 years. He also chaired Team Michigan during the US Transplant Games 1994–2004. Maiuri and his wife, Anna, have three children and 15 grandchildren. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University. 

John Ryan is a retired executive in Pennington, N.J. following more than three decades as a leader in the engineering and construction industries. He has served on several boards, commissions and civic organizations, is an active member of his local Lions Club and currently chairs Eversight’s New Jersey Advisory Board. Ryan has a bachelor’s in economics from Iona University, an MBA in industrial relations from The City College of New York and completed advanced studies in finance and organizational development at New York University. He and his wife, Jo, of over 50 years have two daughters and four grandchildren. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Jill, Joseph and John to our Board of Directors,” said Diane Hollingsworth, President/CEO, Eversight. “Their diverse expertise coupled with their unwavering commitment to our vision will undoubtedly enrich our mission impact. As we continue to restore sight and prevent blindness globally, I am confident that their insights and leadership will propel Eversight to new heights.” 

Serving in leadership positions on the 2024 Board of Directors are Katheryne L. Zelenock, chair; Carolyn M. Welsh, vice chair; Jarold A. Anderson, treasurer; Mahmoud N. Ghazzi, MD, PhD, secretary; and Patty Jo Herndon, immediate past chair. Visit for more information about the Eversight leadership team and Board of Directors. 

About Eversight
Eversight is a nonprofit organization with a mission to restore sight and prevent blindness through the healing power of donation, transplantation and research. The Eversight network is responsible for recovering, evaluating and providing human eye tissue for transplantation; supporting research into the causes and cures of blinding eye conditions; promoting donation awareness through public and professional education; and providing humanitarian aid to people around the world in need of corneal transplantation. Operating in Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and South Korea, Eversight works in collaboration with surgeons, researchers, academic medical centers and eye banks across the United States and abroad. For more information, visit

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