Marla Friedman Glabe Joins NCH’s Board of Directors

Marla Friedman Glabe is the newest member of the Northwest Community Healthcare Board of Directors. The Northbrook resident will attend her first meeting as an NCH director on Monday, June 27.

“You can tell when you meet her that Marla is a person who cares about people and enjoys giving back to the community,” said Bruce Crowther, the hospital’s president and CEO. “We’re happy she’s with us.”

Glabe, 57, was elected to a one-year term by the Board on April 25. New members are appointed to one-year terms for each of the first three years, and then to three-year terms after that.

“I have a passion for health and wellness, so Northwest Community Hospital is a great place for me to contribute and help make a difference,” Glabe said.

Glabe is a partner with Management Control International Inc., a private firm specializing in asset management, strategic operations and leadership development. She serves on the board of directors for Wintrust Wealth Management, and is president of the North Shore United Way, among other involvements.

Glabe holds a bachelor of science degree in Actuarial Science, with a minor in Finance, from the University of Illinois at Champaign, where she was a James Scholar. She is also a graduate of Duke University’s Strategic Executive Education Marketing program.

The NCH Board of Directors is a volunteer board made up of community members and business leaders. The Board meets monthly, and governs Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights and its satellite facilities. For more information about NCH, visit