Executive Team

Executive Team: Directors

Director of Finance: Anthony Delli Carpini

Director of Clinical Services: Jeff Lewis

Director of Human Resources: Michele Clayton Lucas

Director of Hospital Services: Natalie Benavides

Director of Communications: Julia Rivera

Director of Performance Improvement and Regulatory Compliance: Kristin Delli Carpini

Director of Donor Center and Tissue Services: Gary Harris




Anthony Delli Carpini, Director of Finance

Mr. Delli Carpini joined LiveOnNY on May 2, 1989 as Assistant Business Manager. In 2001, he was employed as Accounting Manager, and he was promoted to his current position in June 2009.

Prior to joining LiveOnNY, Mr. Delli Carpini spent three years as a Staff Accountant at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, after being employed from 1983 to 1989 as a Financial Representative at Citigroup.



Jeff Lewis, Director of Clinical Services

Mr. Lewis has led LiveOnNY's referral and recovery operations since December 2006, after having served as a Clinical Manager for a decade. 

Before he came to LiveOnNY, Mr. Lewis worked as a nurse in many different settings, including the neurosurgical intensive care unit at the University Hospital of Cleveland; in the open heart unit at the Cleveland Clinic; and in the trauma and burn units at the University of Washington.

Mr. Lewis also worked for seven years at LifeCenter Northwest, the organ procurement organization in Seattle.




Michele Clayton Lucas, Director of Human Resources

Ms. Clayton Lucas, who oversees LiveOnNY's human resources department, was appointed to the position in May 2000.

Before joining LiveOnNY, Ms. Clayton Lucas was employed at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital as a Business and Financial Administrator.

Prior to that, she held the position of Business Manager at the same institution.



Julia Rivera, Director of Communications

Ms. Rivera is responsible for developing and implementing a variety of public education campaigns to develop public understanding about the importance of organ and tissue donation in the greater New York metropolitan area.

Ms. Rivera has more than 36 years experience in administration and management of human service systems, and has held several executive positions in government, non-profit community organizations, and academic institutions.

Prior to her work at LiveOnNY, Ms. Rivera was the Associate Executive Director for Public Relations at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx.