CHN names Kristin Kubas & Michael Sonnabend to Board

Cancer Hope Network has named Kristin Kubas and Michael Sonnabend to its Board of Trustees.

Ms. Kubas serves as the Vice President, Benefits for Wyndham Worldwide and is responsible for all strategy and activities related to employee benefits in the United States and Canada, as well as the global employee wellness program Be Well.

“Kristin is focused on improving health and quality of life. Her experience and commitment to providing patients’ information about and access to the resources available is a natural fit with the Cancer Hope Network mission,” said CHN Executive Director Wanda Diak.

A ten year breast cancer survivor herself, Kubas sees Cancer Hope Network as the intersection of personal and professional passion. “Through my life and life’s work, I am personally dedicated to making a difference for cancer patients,” she said.

Mr. Sonnabend is the Managing Member of PMZ Realty Capital LLC and founded the firm in 2009 with Peter Berk. Since beginning his career in 1986, Michael Sonnabend has completed over $5 billion in financing and sale transactions nationwide. Property types have included office, retail, industrial, multifamily and hotels.

“We are delighted to have someone of Michael’s experience join our Board,” said Diak. “For more than 30 years, CHN has provided one-on-one support for cancer patients and their caregivers. Michael’s commitment to our mission, combined with his business acumen will help that work continue.”

Mr. Sonnabend holds an MBA with a concentration in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Michigan and a BBA from the George Washington University. He resides in Short Hills with his wife Cindy, a Cancer Hope Network Support Volunteer, and their two children.