National Director

Moishe Katz

Moishe Katz received his BA in Talmudic Law from the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia. Moishe has a long history of health care advocacy that dates back to his time in Yeshiva. When Moishe was in Yeshiva, he would often be sent on doctor or hospital visits with fellow students to advocate and to ensure that they received proper care and had their needs met. After his time in Yeshiva, Moishe channeled his advocacy into the professional medical field, where he worked in IT administration for for over a decade. Looking to expand his professional repertoire Moishe then spent nine years as the Director of Development for Torah Schools for Israel, an institution he still has a close relationship with today. As the Director of Development, Moishe oversaw the vitality of two-hundred and seventy-one affiliated schools and built relationships with donors and supporters across continents. Moishe brings to United Refuah HealthShare his early passions for medical advocacy and his organizational experience within the nonprofit world. Besides his role as Director of Development, Moishe has a long history of working with numerous nonprofits within the Jewish community. Moishe’s passion for his community and his organizational talents fit perfectly with the United Refuah HealthShare mission. Moishe believes in accessible and affordable health care for all and is passionate about bringing it into his community to address. When Moishe is not in his office at United Refuah HealthShare actively engaging with our members, you can find him learning Torah or with his wife Shulamis and their children.

Legal, Formation Attorney

Mike Sharman

Mike Sharman received his JD from the University of Wyoming (1983)  and an LLM in International Taxation from Regent University School of Law. Since the 1990s, Mike has represented and advocated for healthshares. Mike has personally promoted healthcare sharing in the administrative agencies, courts, and legislatures in over twenty states. Mike is an incredible asset and invaluable to the healthshare world; in fact, Mike was instrumental in aiding Baruch Chaim Manies to get United Refuah HealthShare off the ground. Mike holds steadfast in his belief of the bible and G-d, and in the collective power an engaged body of believers can have, as is evidenced in healthshare collectives. When not consulting with United Refuah HealthShare, Mike is busy in his law practice, where he focuses on healthshare representation and child advocacy focused on the survivors of abuse. Mike is also an active member of his church and teaches Sunday school. Mike and his wife Nancy are parents and grandparents passionate about bible study and impacting their community positively. Mike’s personal and professional beliefs complement the mission and value system of United Refuah HealthShare, and his legal guidance and counsel are vital to our continued success. 

Compliance & Regulatory

Sandra K Cheshire

Sandra was an integral part and driving force behind bringing United Refuah HealthShare to life. Baruch Chaim Manies’ dream and passion, coupled with Sandra’s legal expertise, are how United Refuah went from an abstract idea to a concrete organization alive and well today. Sandra holds a BA from Capital University (Magna Cumme Laude, 1979), and a JD and an MBA from Ohio State University (1982). Additionally, Sandra completed her LLM at the prestigious NYU in 2005. Today, Sandra is the Principal at Cheshire Law LLC and comes to United Refuah HealthShare with years of legal and regulatory experience within the healthshare and health care fields. Currently, Sandra acts as the Compliance and Regulatory officer at United Refuah HealthShare. Sandra believes that healthcare sharing is an integral option for people who need or simply want to control and manage their healthcare costs. When Sandra is not running her successful law practice or consulting with United Refuah HealthShare on compliance and regulation, you can find her dominating the game of duplicate bridge.