James S. Tisch
James S. Tisch, is the Co-Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of the Mount Sinai Health System
Mr. Tisch joined the Boards of Trustees of the Mount Sinai Health System in 1988 and was named Co-Chairman in April 2019.
Mr. Tisch is Chief Executive Officer of Loews Corporation, where he has worked since 1977. He is a member of the Board of Directors of CNA Financial Corporation.
Mr. Tisch serves on the Board of Directors of The New York Public Library and is a former director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is the past Chairman of WNET and the Jewish Agency for Israel. Mr. Tisch also serves on the Executive Committee of the Partnership for New York City, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
In 2008, a generous donation from Merryl and James Tisch funded the establishment of The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Subsequently, the Tisches made a leadership gift to support the creation of the Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Hospital and the Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Center, which was announced in 2021.
Mr. Tisch is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Cornell University where he majored in economics. He holds an MBA with Distinction from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania.