Chief of Staff – Alice Riener, JD, provides legal advice, oversight of compliance and audit requirements, administrative support for grants, and guides the human resources aspect of CrescentCare. She leads strategic initiatives and numerous special projects, including the Elysian Fields project. Riener staffs the Board Executive Committee along with the CEO and steers Board education efforts, as well as tracks compliance and risk issues to report to the Board. She provides legal expertise to leadership and staff in addition to serving as advisor to the Board for regulatory and legal concerns. Ms. Riener graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with a Bachelor of Arts in English, and holds a Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law.