National Board of Directors
Martin Schneider, Chairman (bio)
Fine Capital Partners
Martin Schneider serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Peer Health Exchange. He is a Managing Partner at Fine Capital Partners, a hedge fund based in New York City. Marty is the Founder and former President of Health Pages, a consumer website devoted to providing consumers with background, experience, and quality information about health care providers. He is also the Founder and former President of Physician Hospital Alliance, a company that provided out-patient medical services. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of the Informed Patient Institute, and as a Board member of the International Center for the Disabled and Consumer Reports.
He received a BA from Amherst College, an MBA from the University of Chicago and a MSc from The London School of Economics. When his hip isn’t bothering him, he runs marathons and lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and three children.
Betsy Blumenthal (bio)
Betsy Blumenthal is a Senior Managing Director in Kroll’s San Francisco office. For over 23 years, Betsy has worked on a substantial array of business transactions, many involving multinational corporations and private equity firms. Betsy frequently undertakes pretransaction domestic and international due diligence investigations and business intelligence assignments. With a background in marketing, politics and non-profit organizations, Betsy provides her clients with a wealth of diverse experience and business perspective. Responsible for a significant portion of Kroll’s client relationships, Betsy’s investigative and advisory expertise is frequently engaged by corporations and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Kroll, Betsy served as Deputy Finance Chair for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. Earlier in her career, Betsy worked at Home Box Office, the special equities department at LF Rothschild and for American Express on the 1984 Summer Olympics.
Angela Diaz, M.D., MPH (bio)
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H., is the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, a unique program that provides comprehensive, integrated, interdisciplinary primary care, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, oral health and health education services to teens for free. After earning her medical degree in 1981 at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she completed her post-doctoral training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1985 and subsequently received a Master in Public Health degree from Harvard University. Dr. Diaz has provided direct medical services to children and adolescents for more than 25 years. Dr. Diaz has been a White House Fellow, has been named numerous times as one of the Best Doctors in New York by New York Magazine, and has been listed in America’s Top Doctors and Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians. She was also awarded the American Academy of Pediatrics Founders of Adolescent Health Award in 2001. Dr. Diaz received the Alexander Richman Commemorative Award for Ethics and Humanism in Medicine from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Dr. Sidney Grossman Humanitarian Award from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Alumni Association. Dr. Diaz is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies and currently serves as a board member on the Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine & National Research Council. Dr. Diaz previously served as president and Chair of The Children’s Aid Society’s Board of Trustees and as a member of the New York City Board of Health. She served with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pediatric Advisory Committee, served with the NIH State of the Science Conference on Preventing Violence and Related Health Risk Social Behaviors in Adolescents, and Chaired the National Advisory Committee on Children and Terrorism. Dr. Diaz is active in public policy and advocacy in the U.S. and has conducted many international health projects in Asia, Central and South America, Europe and Africa. She is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout the country and around the world.
Moises Gallegos, M.D. (bio)
Emergency Medicine Resident, Baylor College of Medicine
Born and raised in sunny Southern California, Moises flipped coasts and graduated from Harvard College in 2010 with a B.A. in Neurobiology. He transitioned back to CA and obtained his M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine in 2015. In 2013-2014 he returned briefly to Harvard as a Zuckerman Fellow with the Center for Public Leadership and completed his MPH at Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health. Moises is currently an Emergency Medicine Resident with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His interests include health education in and outside of the clinical setting, medical education, injury and illness prevention in the county healthcare system, and the intersection of emergency medicine and community health.
Michael Grobstein (bio)
Retired Vice Chairman, Ernst & Young
Michael Grobstein is a retired Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm. He is a Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition where he chairs the Risk Management and Compliance Committee. He is also a Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb where he serves on the Audit Committee and on the Compensation and Management Development Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Central Park Conservancy.
He chaired the Board of the New Yorkers for Parks from 2002-2007 and CORO-NY from 1999-2002. He previously served as a Director of Guidant Corporation and Given Imaging Ltd, both medical device companies.
Louise Davis Langheier (bio)
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Louise is the CEO and Co-Founder of Peer Health Exchange. She serves on the Board of Directors of Dwight Hall at Yale – the University’s Center for Public Service and Social Justice – and Generation Citizen. Louise graduated from Yale with a B.A. in History in 2003. While in New Haven, she co-founded and directed Community Health Educators, the student volunteer program out of which Peer Health Exchange, Inc. grew.
Jody Greenstone Miller (bio)
Business Talent Group
Jody Greenstone Miller is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Business Talent Group (BTG), the leading global marketplace for top independent consultants and executives interested in project-based work. BTG was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in America and to the Forbes list of America’s 100 “Most Promising Companies.” Fortune magazine named Miller one of its ten “Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs” in September 2015.Ms. Miller has served in senior roles in business, government, media, law, and the non-profit world. Prior to founding BTG from 2000 to 2007, Ms. Miller was a venture partner focusing on media and education with Maveron, the Seattle-based venture capital firm. She was previously executive vice president and later acting president and COO of Americast, the digital television and interactive services partnership of The Walt Disney Company and regional telephone companies. Ms. Miller also served in the White House as Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton, where she was Deputy to David Gergen, Counselor to the President.
Ms. Miller also helped to launch a successful documentary television division for Time-Life Television early in her career and established a Lehman Brothers investment banking office in South Carolina. A lawyer by training, Ms. Miller was selected as a White House Fellow and served in the Department of the Treasury under President George H. W. Bush and served as Legal Counsel to South Carolina Governor Richard Riley. Ms. Miller began her career as a lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.
Ms. Miller serves on the board of directors of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ) and served on the board of TRW (NYSE) for 10 years until their acquisition by ZF in May 2015. Ms. Miller serves on the advisory board of the Drucker Institute, and on the board of Peer Health Exchange, Inc. She is also a co-founder and board member of the National Campaign to Prevent Teenage and Unplanned Pregnancy.
An outspoken thought leader on the future of work, Ms. Miller has been featured in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Fast Company, Business Insider, The Economist, The Financial Times, CNN, Stanford University, Fox Business and Bloomberg. Clay Christensen in the Harvard Business Review cited BTG as a “disrupter” of the traditional consulting model and Fast Company referred to Miller as a “workplace innovator.” Along with her husband, Matt Miller, Ms. Miller wrote the “Big Idea” feature for the Harvard Business Review, “The Rise of the Supertemp” which observers cite as the definitive analysis of the independent professional talent trend.
Ms. Miller holds a BA from the University of Michigan with highest distinction and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was Order of the Coif and winner of the Lile Moot Court competition. Ms. Miller resides in Los Angeles with her husband and has a teenage daughter.
Jamie Roach Murray, M.D., MPH (bio)
Louise Muhlfeld Patterson (bio)
Human Resources Executive
Louise Muhlfeld Patterson’s professional career in Talent Management was primarily with American Express, an acknowledged leader in HR practices, becoming Vice-President of HR leading the Western Region where she managed the function for over 2,100 employees and 200 locations. Her responsibilities covered all the Talent Management related disciplines including: consulting the business divisions on organizational effectiveness, employee disciplinary processes, leadership training, performance management systems, acquisitions, reorganizations, and employee satisfaction surveys. Following American Express, Louise undertook talent development consulting assignments for several organizations including: Freada Klein Associates; Addis Corporation in Berkeley; Odwalla (Acting VP of HR) in Half Moon Bay, CA. More recently, Louise has brought her Talent Management skills to Non-Profit Boards, focusing on governance and strategic planning, by serving as a Trustee or Director on the following Boards: St. Mark’s School in Southborough, MA (Chaired Governance Committee); Drew High School in San Francisco (Chaired Committee on Trustees and Education Committee, Co-Chaired Strategic Planning Committee); Marin Country Day School in Corte Madera, CA (Board Vice-Chair, Chaired Governance Committee, Co-Chaired Head of School Search Committee and Strategic Planning); The Thacher School in Ojai, CA (Chair Governance Committee and is a member of Capital Campaign and Personnel Committees); Aspire Public Charter School Board, Oakland, CA (Aspire serves over 13,000 students in underserved communities with 35 schools in CA and some of the highest achievement results in the state); and the San Francisco Zoological Society (Chaired Committee on Directors, HR Committee, and Executive Director Search Committee). Louise has a B.A. from Vassar College and lives in San Francisco with her husband and four children.
Stanley Rosenzweig (bio)
Stan Rosenzweig is a retired executive currently managing family investments. He is on the board of a number of consumer product companies and is actively searching for new opportunities in this area. From January of 2002 through June of 2007 he was President of Euro-Pro corporation, a $350 million consumer products company based in Boston. In that capacity he built the “Shark” brand into one of the leading floor care companies in North America. From June 1991 through December 2001 he was Chief Operating Officer of the Holmes Group. In that capacity he was responsible for managing and growing the organization from a $40 million importer of cooling fans to a globally integrated designer, manufacturer and distributor of consumer appliances with over $650 million in sales.
Stan received his AB in Government from Harvard College in 1987 as well as his Masters degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1991. He lives in Brookline, MA and has 4 children.
Vicki Sato, PhD (bio)
Professor, Harvard Business School
Vicki retired from Vertex Pharmaceuticals in 2005, after 25 years in the biotechnology industry. At Vertex, she was President between 2000 and 2005 with responsibility for research and development, business and corporate development, commercial operations, legal, and finance. Prior to becoming President, she was Chief Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President of Research and Development, and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board. Under her leadership, Vertex created a diversified pipeline of drugs for the treatment of HIV and HCV infection, cystic fibrosis, inflammation and cancer.
Before joining Vertex, Vicki was Vice President of Research at Biogen, Inc, where she led research programs in the areas of inflammation, thrombosis, and HIV disease, and participated in the executive management of the company. Several molecules from those programs have now reached the marketplace. She also served as a member of the Biogen Scientific Board.
Currently, Vicki is a member of the Board of Directors of publicly held companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Company, PerkinElmer Corporation, and Borg Warner. She also serves on the boards of privately held Syros Pharmaceuticals, Neurophage, and Denali Therapeutics. Vicki received her AB from Radcliffe College, and her AM and PhD degrees from Harvard University. Following postdoctoral work at both the University of California Berkeley and Stanford Medical Center, Vicki was appointed to the faculty of Harvard University, where she was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Biology for several years before turning her attention to biotechnology and private sector.
Bob Searle (bio)
The Bridgespan Group
Bob Searle is a partner at The Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit social innovation organization and venture philanthropy fund seeking to increase social mobility by strengthening, connecting and amplifying the best ideas across the nation. As a member of the portfolio investment team, Bob works with The Bridgespan Group’s social entrepreneurs and their organizations to help them develop and grow sustainable models of impact and deliver superior results. He also focuses on strengthening The Bridgespan Group’s core capabilities to ensure that we provide the highest level of consistent, high quality support to our portfolio organizations.
Bob originally pursued a career as a professional musician, which included stints in the U.S. Marine Band and Richmond Symphony, as well as performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Symphony.
After earning an MBA at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Bob worked in management consulting and the corporate sector before joining The Bridgespan Group in 2000. During his 13 years at Bridgespan, Bob worked with foundation and nonprofit clients across a range of issue areas, from youth development to education and public health to workforce development, and led Bridgespan’s Environment Practice. He has published a number of articles and white papers, including “Can Nonprofits Get More Bang for the Buck?”, which appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Dominique Morgan-Solomon, MPH (bio)
Amanda Waldron (bio)
Amanda was a private equity investor focusing on the healthcare industry. She last worked at MSD Capital, Michael Dell’s private investment vehicle in New York City and TA Associates before that in Boston. She began her career in finance as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. She received a BS in economics from Duke University and a Masters Degree in Modern and Contemporary Art from Christies Education. She lives in New York City with her husband, and three children and serves on the Leadership Council at the New York Public Library.
Frank Williams (bio)
Frank Williams serves as Chief Executive Officer of Evolent Health. A private, high growth firm with offices in San Francisco, CA and Arlington, VA, Evolent helps physicians and leading health systems achieve superior clinical and financial performance through value-based care transformation. The company currently serves leading health systems in over 20 markets nationwide and employs over 700 professionals across its corporate and client locations. Named a Best Place to Work by regional and national organizations and 4th on the list of Forbes’ America’s Most Promising Companies, Evolent is backed by firms of deep and diverse health care expertise, including The Advisory Board Company, TPG Growth, and UPMC Health Plan. Frank also serves as Vice Chairman of The Advisory Board Company, a global research, technology, and consulting firm that serves over 4,100 leading organizations across health care and higher education. During Frank’s tenure as both its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Advisory Board completed an initial public offering and grew to $450M+ in annual revenues with over 2,500 employees and $2.0B+ in market capitalization. The Advisory Board was also recognized among the Top 20 Best Run Companies in North America by Forbes, a Best Place to work by Modern Healthcare and Washingtonian Magazines and a leading philanthropic organization by major foundations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to The Advisory Board, Frank served as President of MedAmerica OnCall, President of Vivra Orthopedics and as a Consultant for Bain & Co. Along with the boards of Evolent Health and The Advisory Board, he currently serves on the board of Head-Royce School. A native Californian, Frank received a BA with High Honors in Political Economies of Industrial Societies from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dana Zucker (bio)
Dana Zucker is the Executive Director of the Gray Foundation, a private foundation committed to maximizing access to education, healthcare and opportunity for low-income children in New York. The Gray Foundation is also focused on funding initiatives to advance the care of individuals living with BRCA mutations. Previously, Dana worked with a number of not-for-profits in the education space in both New York and New Jersey. She chaired the Board for Teach For America in New Jersey for the past ten years, as and served as Chair of the Board of Overseers for Peer Health Exchange in NYC, for 3 years. She has also worked with numerous charter schools in NYC including Harlem Village Academies, Harlem RBI/Dream Academy and Democracy Prep. Prior to that, from 2000 – 2002, Dana was a Vice President at Teach For America, heading the Marketing Team, and later heading the Individual Giving Development team. Before that, she was a vice president at Lazard Freres & Co in New York where she was responsible for overseeing international marketing for the asset management businesses. She joined Lazard in 1996 and worked from their Paris office in the asset management division, where she was responsible for the integration of the U.S., French, and British asset management businesses. Prior to that, Ms. Zucker worked as a management consultant for Bain & Co in both Boston and New York. She began her career as an analyst in the high tech group at Morgan Stanley where, after two years, she was selected to join the Venture Capital Group analyzing investments in high tech and health care. She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Brown University. Dana currently sits on the President’s Leadership Council and Women’s Leadership Council at Brown University, the Lincoln Center Art Committee, and the Basser Center Leadership Council at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center.
Bay Area Board
Betsy Blumenthal, Chair
Leonard C and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation
Susan Follett Panella, Chair
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Hemenway & Barnes
The Park School & Harvard University
Dr. Margot Phillips
Carol Zatorski, Chair
The Northern Trust Company
Mary Kay Conlon
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
America Needs You
IDCFS Office of the Inspector General
Kellogg Board Fellow
Northern Trust Bank
Los Angeles Board
Rachel Kropa, Chair
Creative Artists Agency
The Crail-Johnson Foundation
Tracy Hagan Mallory
AVIA Health Innovation
Los Angeles Advisory Council
New York City Board
Pamela Jones, Chair
Center for Motivation and Change
Sabrina S. Baronberg
Public Health Solutions
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Wesley Mittman LePatner
The Blackstone Group
Brynne McNulty Sarmiento
McKinsey and Co.