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  • National Board of Directors

    Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D.

    UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities

    Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola is an internationally renowned expert on mental health in ethnic populations. As on-site principal investigator of the Mexican American Prevalence and Services Survey –the largest mental health study conducted in the United States on Mexican Americans –he identified the most prevalent mental health disorders in the Mexican-origin population in California’s central valley; showed that the rate of disorders increases the longer the individual resides in the United States; and demonstrated that children of immigrants have even greater rates of mental disorders. From this study, he developed a model of service delivery that increased access to mental health services among the Central Valley’s low-income, underserved, rural populations. Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola conducts cross-national epidemiologic studies on the patterns and correlates of psychiatric disorders in general population samples. He is the coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Health Organization’s Mental Health Survey, and coordinates the work of the National Mental Health Institute surveys in Mexico, Columbia, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica and Portugal. He also develops culturally and linguistically sensitive diagnostic mental health measures, and translates mental health research into practical information for consumers and their families, health professionals, service administrators and policy makers.

    Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola is an internationally renowned expert on mental health in ethnic populations. As on-site principal investigator of the Mexican American Prevalence and Services Survey –the largest mental health study conducted in the United States on Mexican Americans –he identified the most prevalent mental health disorders in the Mexican-origin population in California’s central valley; showed that the rate of disorders increases the longer the individual resides in the United States; and demonstrated that children of immigrants have even greater rates of mental disorders. From this study, he developed a model of service delivery that increased access to mental health services among the Central Valley’s low-income, underserved, rural populations. Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola conducts cross-national epidemiologic studies on the patterns and correlates of psychiatric disorders in general population samples. He is the coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Health Organization’s Mental Health Survey, and coordinates the work of the National Mental Health Institute surveys in Mexico, Columbia, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica and Portugal. He also develops culturally and linguistically sensitive diagnostic mental health measures, and translates mental health research into practical information for consumers and their families, health professionals, service administrators and policy makers.

    Jasmine Bland

    Health Policy Commission

    Jasmine Bland, MPH is a Policy Associate at the Health Policy Commission. Previously, she was an ACO Project Specialist and Project Manager at Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA). Prior to MACIPA, Jasmine completed a fellowship at the US Department of Health and Human Services working with the Office of Minority Health to support the growth of the Community Health Worker profession and with the Administration for Children and Families to launch an initiative addressing multigenerational approaches to poverty reduction and health. She has also served as a Research Assistant on the Substance Use Disorders and Children’s Health teams at Community Catalyst, a national health policy advocacy organization. Jasmine has a BA in Child Development and Community Health from Tufts University and holds an MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a proud alum of the Tufts PHE chapter, having served as a Health Educator and Co-Coordinator.

    Jasmine Bland, MPH is a Policy Associate at the Health Policy Commission. Previously, she was an ACO Project Specialist and Project Manager at Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA). Prior to MACIPA, Jasmine completed a fellowship at the US Department of Health and Human Services working with the Office of Minority Health to support the growth of the Community Health Worker profession and with the Administration for Children and Families to launch an initiative addressing multigenerational approaches to poverty reduction and health. She has also served as a Research Assistant on the Substance Use Disorders and Children’s Health teams at Community Catalyst, a national health policy advocacy organization. Jasmine has a BA in Child Development and Community Health from Tufts University and holds an MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a proud alum of the Tufts PHE chapter, having served as a Health Educator and Co-Coordinator.

    Betsy Blumenthal

    Kroll

    Betsy Blumenthal is a Senior Managing Director in Kroll’s San Francisco office. For over 23 years, Blumenthal has worked on a substantial array of business transactions, many involving multinational corporations and private equity firms. Blumenthal frequently undertakes pretransaction domestic and international due diligence investigations and business intelligence assignments. With a background in marketing, politics and non-profit organizations, Blumenthal provides her clients with a wealth of diverse experience and business perspective. Responsible for a significant portion of Kroll’s client relationships, Blumenthal’s investigative and advisory expertise is frequently engaged by corporations and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Kroll, Blumenthal served as Deputy Finance Chair for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. Earlier in her career, Blumenthal worked at Home Box Office, the special equities department at LF Rothschild and for American Express on the 1984 Summer Olympics. 

    Betsy Blumenthal is a Senior Managing Director in Kroll’s San Francisco office. For over 23 years, Blumenthal has worked on a substantial array of business transactions, many involving multinational corporations and private equity firms. Blumenthal frequently undertakes pretransaction domestic and international due diligence investigations and business intelligence assignments. With a background in marketing, politics and non-profit organizations, Blumenthal provides her clients with a wealth of diverse experience and business perspective. Responsible for a significant portion of Kroll’s client relationships, Blumenthal’s investigative and advisory expertise is frequently engaged by corporations and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Kroll, Blumenthal served as Deputy Finance Chair for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. Earlier in her career, Blumenthal worked at Home Box Office, the special equities department at LF Rothschild and for American Express on the 1984 Summer Olympics. 

    Louise Davis Langheier

    Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

    Louise Langheier is the Chief Executive Officer 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. Langheier graduated from Yale with a BA 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. 

    Louise Langheier is the Chief Executive Officer 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. Langheier graduated from Yale with a BA 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. 

    Angela Diaz, M.D., MPH

    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. 

    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. 

    Michael Grobstein

    Retired Vice Chairman, Ernst & Young

    Mike Grobstein is a retired Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm. Grobstein is also a Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb where he serves on the Audit Committee and chairs the Compensation and Management Development Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Central Park Conservancy. Grobstein 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, and Mead Johnson Nutrition.

    Mike Grobstein is a retired Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm. Grobstein is also a Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb where he serves on the Audit Committee and chairs the Compensation and Management Development Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Central Park Conservancy. Grobstein 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, and Mead Johnson Nutrition.

    Jen Hamilton

    Room to Breathe Project

    Jen Hamilton currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund. She is also the founder of the Room to Breathe Project, an organization whose goal is to empower kids to achieve lifelong success through Social Emotional Learning. Prior to that, she served as a fellow with the Tipping Point Community’s Innovation lab where she was focused on the challenge of bringing the benefits of preschool education to low-income communities. Jen previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Kiva, an online platform for peer-to-peer microfinance. Jen began her career as an entrepreneur, co-founding the Perth Bagel Company while pursuing her Bachelor of Commerce at Queen’s University in Canada. Jen then worked as an investment banker (DLJ, Credit Suisse, UBS) before obtaining her MBA from INSEAD (France & Singapore). This led her to found On The Road Travel, an online resource for independent travelers in Latin America. Jen currently serves as a Board member of Inner Explorer and as a Trustee of Children’s Day School in San Francisco.

    Jen Hamilton currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund. She is also the founder of the Room to Breathe Project, an organization whose goal is to empower kids to achieve lifelong success through Social Emotional Learning. Prior to that, she served as a fellow with the Tipping Point Community’s Innovation lab where she was focused on the challenge of bringing the benefits of preschool education to low-income communities. Jen previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Kiva, an online platform for peer-to-peer microfinance. Jen began her career as an entrepreneur, co-founding the Perth Bagel Company while pursuing her Bachelor of Commerce at Queen’s University in Canada. Jen then worked as an investment banker (DLJ, Credit Suisse, UBS) before obtaining her MBA from INSEAD (France & Singapore). This led her to found On The Road Travel, an online resource for independent travelers in Latin America. Jen currently serves as a Board member of Inner Explorer and as a Trustee of Children’s Day School in San Francisco.

    Todd Kaplan

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    Todd Kaplan has been Executive Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Bank of America Corporation since February 2010. He most recently served as the investment banking head at Citadel Investment Group. Prior, Kaplan logged 22 years at Merrill, where he was in charge of the global principal investments unit. Kaplan graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and economics. Kaplan was a founding board member of the Chicago Peer Health Exchange board.

    Todd Kaplan has been Executive Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Bank of America Corporation since February 2010. He most recently served as the investment banking head at Citadel Investment Group. Prior, Kaplan logged 22 years at Merrill, where he was in charge of the global principal investments unit. Kaplan graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and economics. Kaplan was a founding board member of the Chicago Peer Health Exchange board.

    Rachel Kropa

    Creative Artists Agency

    Rachel Kropa is the Co-Director of the Foundation department at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Kropa works in the Los Angeles office and serves as a strategic advisor to actors, writers, directors, athletes, executives, and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives. She also handles environmental initiatives for the company.  

    Kropa began her entertainment career at Everyman Pictures and Paramount Pictures, joining CAA in 2003. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Minor in Mathematics, and completed a UCLA Archaeology Certificate Program in 2014.  

     She is currently the Los Angeles Board Chair of Peer Health Exchange; sits on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association and the Sierra Club Arts & Entertainment Council; and is an advisor for experiment.com. Kropa is also a member of Conservation International’s Generation Conservation and is an avid traveler.

    Rachel Kropa is the Co-Director of the Foundation department at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Kropa works in the Los Angeles office and serves as a strategic advisor to actors, writers, directors, athletes, executives, and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives. She also handles environmental initiatives for the company.  

    Kropa began her entertainment career at Everyman Pictures and Paramount Pictures, joining CAA in 2003. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Minor in Mathematics, and completed a UCLA Archaeology Certificate Program in 2014.  

     She is currently the Los Angeles Board Chair of Peer Health Exchange; sits on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association and the Sierra Club Arts & Entertainment Council; and is an advisor for experiment.com. Kropa is also a member of Conservation International’s Generation Conservation and is an avid traveler.

    Jody Greenstone Miller

    Business Talent Group

    Jody 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. Fortune magazine named Miller one of its ten “Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs” in September 2015. Miller has served in senior roles in business, government, media, law, and the non-profit world. Prior to founding BTG from 2000 to 2007, 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. 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. lawyer by training, 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. Miller began her career as a lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. 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. Miller resides in Los Angeles with her husband and has a teenage daughter. 

    Jody 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. Fortune magazine named Miller one of its ten “Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs” in September 2015. Miller has served in senior roles in business, government, media, law, and the non-profit world. Prior to founding BTG from 2000 to 2007, 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. 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. lawyer by training, 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. Miller began her career as a lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. 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. Miller resides in Los Angeles with her husband and has a teenage daughter. 

    Dominique Morgan-Solomon, MPH

    Morgan-Solomon Consulting

    Dominique Morgan-Solomon currently enjoys working with health care delivery, device management and health care services organizations on their population health strategies and program implementation.  Prior to consulting Morgan-Solomon was the Chief Operating Officer of Steward Medical Group and Vice President of Population Health for Steward  Health Care from February 2012 until October of 2015.  Over those 3+ years Morgan-Solomon was part of the leadership team driving performance in Steward’s ACO programs. As Vice President of Population Health, Morgan-Solomon was responsible for the strategic planning and execution of its quality performance, clinical integration care management and population health programs in support of Steward’s risk based business. In the role of Chief Operating Officer, Morgan-Solomon oversaw the operations and management of Steward’s 700+ multi-specialty employed provider group, leading the implementation of value based care at the provider level. 

    Dominique Morgan-Solomon currently enjoys working with health care delivery, device management and health care services organizations on their population health strategies and program implementation.  Prior to consulting Morgan-Solomon was the Chief Operating Officer of Steward Medical Group and Vice President of Population Health for Steward  Health Care from February 2012 until October of 2015.  Over those 3+ years Morgan-Solomon was part of the leadership team driving performance in Steward’s ACO programs. As Vice President of Population Health, Morgan-Solomon was responsible for the strategic planning and execution of its quality performance, clinical integration care management and population health programs in support of Steward’s risk based business. In the role of Chief Operating Officer, Morgan-Solomon oversaw the operations and management of Steward’s 700+ multi-specialty employed provider group, leading the implementation of value based care at the provider level. 

    Louise Muhlfeld Patterson

    Human Resources Executive

    Louise 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, and Odwalla 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 boards for St. Mark’s School, Drew High School, Marin Country Day School, The Thacher School, Aspire Public Charter School, and the San Francisco Zoological Society. Louise has a BA from Vassar College and lives in San Francisco with her husband and four children. 

    Louise 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, and Odwalla 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 boards for St. Mark’s School, Drew High School, Marin Country Day School, The Thacher School, Aspire Public Charter School, and the San Francisco Zoological Society. Louise has a BA from Vassar College and lives in San Francisco with her husband and four children. 

    Jamie Roach Murray, M.D., MPH

    Pediatrician, Advisor, Consultant

    Jamie Murray, MD, MPH, currently serves as a board member for Peer Health Exchange, Teach for America Connecticut and her local YMCA. She is an active contributor to community health initiatives and a frequent panelist and speaker, on topics including child health, adolescent risk reduction, and mental health, for schools and nonprofit agencies in her region. Jamie has a BA in Religion from Princeton University. She earned her medical degree from The University of Connecticut and completed her post-doctoral training at Emory University in Atlanta. She practiced clinical medicine for seven years while increasing her involvement in community health work. In 2017, Jamie was awarded a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in Health Policy and Management. She continues to apply her expertise in child health and public health through consultative services to schools, nonprofits and families.

    Jamie Murray, MD, MPH, currently serves as a board member for Peer Health Exchange, Teach for America Connecticut and her local YMCA. She is an active contributor to community health initiatives and a frequent panelist and speaker, on topics including child health, adolescent risk reduction, and mental health, for schools and nonprofit agencies in her region. Jamie has a BA in Religion from Princeton University. She earned her medical degree from The University of Connecticut and completed her post-doctoral training at Emory University in Atlanta. She practiced clinical medicine for seven years while increasing her involvement in community health work. In 2017, Jamie was awarded a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in Health Policy and Management. She continues to apply her expertise in child health and public health through consultative services to schools, nonprofits and families.

    Martin Schneider, Chair

    Fine Capital Partners

    Martin Schneider is a Managing Partner at Fine Capital Partners, a hedge fund based in New York City. Schneider 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 IDEO.org and the Informed Patient Institute.  He also serves as Treasurer of the Boards of Consumer Reports and Population Services International (PSI) and a Partner at TSEF (The Social Entrepreneurs Fund). Schneider 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.

    Martin Schneider is a Managing Partner at Fine Capital Partners, a hedge fund based in New York City. Schneider 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 IDEO.org and the Informed Patient Institute.  He also serves as Treasurer of the Boards of Consumer Reports and Population Services International (PSI) and a Partner at TSEF (The Social Entrepreneurs Fund). Schneider 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.

    Amanda Waldron

    Amanda Waldron 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 as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Waldron received a BS in economics from Duke University and a Master’s 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. 

    Amanda Waldron 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 as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Waldron received a BS in economics from Duke University and a Master’s 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

    Evolent Health

    Frank Williams is the CEO and Co-Founder of Evolent Health. Evolent helps physicians and health systems achieve superior performance through value-based care transformation with the ultimate objective to dramatically improve the health of the populations that it serves. The company currently partners with leading health systems in over 35 markets, manages over 3.5M lives under value-based arrangements and employs over 3,700 professionals nationwide.

    Prior to Evolent, Frank also served as Chairman and CEO of The Advisory Board Company, a global research and technology firm that serves over 5,000 organizations across the Health care and Higher Education sectors. During Frank’s tenure as both its’ Chairman and CEO, The Advisory Board completed an initial public offering and grew to $450M+ in annual revenues with over 2,500 employees and $2B+ in market capitalization.

    Along with the Evolent Health and Peer Health Exchange boards, he currently serves on the boards of Syapse, and Business Talent Group and as an Advisor to TPG’s Growth and Rise Funds. A native Californian, Frank received a BA in Political Economy from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

    Frank Williams is the CEO and Co-Founder of Evolent Health. Evolent helps physicians and health systems achieve superior performance through value-based care transformation with the ultimate objective to dramatically improve the health of the populations that it serves. The company currently partners with leading health systems in over 35 markets, manages over 3.5M lives under value-based arrangements and employs over 3,700 professionals nationwide.

    Prior to Evolent, Frank also served as Chairman and CEO of The Advisory Board Company, a global research and technology firm that serves over 5,000 organizations across the Health care and Higher Education sectors. During Frank’s tenure as both its’ Chairman and CEO, The Advisory Board completed an initial public offering and grew to $450M+ in annual revenues with over 2,500 employees and $2B+ in market capitalization.

    Along with the Evolent Health and Peer Health Exchange boards, he currently serves on the boards of Syapse, and Business Talent Group and as an Advisor to TPG’s Growth and Rise Funds. A native Californian, Frank received a BA in Political Economy from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

  • Bay Area Board

    Laura Foster

    Chair

    Betsy Blumenthal

    Kroll

    Betsy Blumenthal is a Senior Managing Director in Kroll’s San Francisco office. For over 23 years, Blumenthal has worked on a substantial array of business transactions, many involving multinational corporations and private equity firms. Blumenthal frequently undertakes pretransaction domestic and international due diligence investigations and business intelligence assignments. With a background in marketing, politics and non-profit organizations, Blumenthal provides her clients with a wealth of diverse experience and business perspective. Responsible for a significant portion of Kroll’s client relationships, Blumenthal’s investigative and advisory expertise is frequently engaged by corporations and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Kroll, Blumenthal served as Deputy Finance Chair for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. Earlier in her career, Blumenthal worked at Home Box Office, the special equities department at LF Rothschild and for American Express on the 1984 Summer Olympics. 

    Betsy Blumenthal is a Senior Managing Director in Kroll’s San Francisco office. For over 23 years, Blumenthal has worked on a substantial array of business transactions, many involving multinational corporations and private equity firms. Blumenthal frequently undertakes pretransaction domestic and international due diligence investigations and business intelligence assignments. With a background in marketing, politics and non-profit organizations, Blumenthal provides her clients with a wealth of diverse experience and business perspective. Responsible for a significant portion of Kroll’s client relationships, Blumenthal’s investigative and advisory expertise is frequently engaged by corporations and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Kroll, Blumenthal served as Deputy Finance Chair for the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C. Earlier in her career, Blumenthal worked at Home Box Office, the special equities department at LF Rothschild and for American Express on the 1984 Summer Olympics. 

    Creighton Davis

    Molly Greene

    Dana Hayse

    Leonard C and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation

    Deysia Levin

    Francine Miller

    Melissa Murphy

    Amy Sanford

    Addie Wallace

  • Boston Board

    Margot Phillips, MD - Chair

    Psychiatrist

    Mark Elefante

    Hemenway & Barnes

    Bill Greenrose

    Deloitte & Touche LLP

    Cristina de Guzman

    Boston Public Schools

    Cristina is an educator in the Boston Public Schools where she focuses on literacy instruction for at risk teens. Cristina has been working in public education for over 20 years working within schools, districts, and cities to promote education reform, equity, and excellence in education. Cristina joins PHE through Latinos for Education where she served as a board fellow. She earned her MEd in Special Education from the University of Virginia, an MEd in Policy and Management from Harvard University, and her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.

    Cristina is an educator in the Boston Public Schools where she focuses on literacy instruction for at risk teens. Cristina has been working in public education for over 20 years working within schools, districts, and cities to promote education reform, equity, and excellence in education. Cristina joins PHE through Latinos for Education where she served as a board fellow. She earned her MEd in Special Education from the University of Virginia, an MEd in Policy and Management from Harvard University, and her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.

    Anne R. Lovett

    The Lovett-Woodsum Foundation

    Janet Nahirny

    Former Attorney

    Erika Pabo, MD

    Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Sue Follett Panella

    Management Consultant

    Leslie Read

    Deloitte & Touche LLP

    Michelle Reid Louis

    Boston University

    Monika Rogozinska

    Adial Pharmaceuticals

    Monika currently holds the position of Chief Development Officer of Adial Pharmaceuticals, which is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for substance use disorders. Before joining Adial, Monika held senior roles with various pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Monika graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy degree from Nicolaus Copernicus University.

    Monika currently holds the position of Chief Development Officer of Adial Pharmaceuticals, which is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for substance use disorders. Before joining Adial, Monika held senior roles with various pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Monika graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy degree from Nicolaus Copernicus University.

    Lamont Young

    Citizens Financial Group

  • Chicago Board

    Chris Goldrick, Chair

    Astellas Pharma

    Natasha Bowen

    Erie Family Health Centers

    Ryan Clougherty

    CIBC Bank USA

    Jill Fraggos

    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

    Marcelino Garcia

    Cook County Health & Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

    Julie Hoffmann

    New Coast Foundation

    Daniel Hosler

    DuneGlass Capital

    Hannah Law

    IQVIA

    Luis Llanos

    Kellogg Board Fellow

    Fred McClendon

    The Northern Trust Company

    Candice Norcott

    University of Chicago Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Jameika Sampson

    Mercy Hospital & Medical Center

    Kate Warner

    Kirkland & Ellis

  • Los Angeles Board

    Rachel Kropa, Chair

    Creative Artists Agency

    Rachel Kropa is the Co-Director of the Foundation department at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Kropa works in the Los Angeles office and serves as a strategic advisor to actors, writers, directors, athletes, executives, and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives. She also handles environmental initiatives for the company.  

    Kropa began her entertainment career at Everyman Pictures and Paramount Pictures, joining CAA in 2003. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Minor in Mathematics, and completed a UCLA Archaeology Certificate Program in 2014.  

     She is currently the Los Angeles Board Chair of Peer Health Exchange; sits on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association and the Sierra Club Arts & Entertainment Council; and is an advisor for experiment.com. Kropa is also a member of Conservation International’s Generation Conservation and is an avid traveler.

    Rachel Kropa is the Co-Director of the Foundation department at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Kropa works in the Los Angeles office and serves as a strategic advisor to actors, writers, directors, athletes, executives, and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives. She also handles environmental initiatives for the company.  

    Kropa began her entertainment career at Everyman Pictures and Paramount Pictures, joining CAA in 2003. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Minor in Mathematics, and completed a UCLA Archaeology Certificate Program in 2014.  

     She is currently the Los Angeles Board Chair of Peer Health Exchange; sits on the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association and the Sierra Club Arts & Entertainment Council; and is an advisor for experiment.com. Kropa is also a member of Conservation International’s Generation Conservation and is an avid traveler.

    Michelle Bennett

    Community Member

    Suzann Cohen

    Community Member

    Michael Colosimo

    IndoorVu

    Catherine Grech

    Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

    Derrick Perry

    Albertina Kerr

    Whitney Showler

    Entertainment Industry Foundation

    Laurie Smith

    WiserCare

    Amelia Williamson

    AWA Consultants

  • Los Angeles Advisory Council

    Rachel Roth

    Crail-Johnson Foundation

  • New York City Board

    Pamela Jones, Chair

    Center for Motivation and Change

    Sabrina S. Baronberg

    Public Health Solutions

    Robert Berry

    Goldman Sachs

    Peter Bokor

    Michael Cullen

    Oxeon Partners

    Morgan Eifler

    BlackRock

    David Feirstein

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Nate Kempner

    Taconic Capital

    Wesley Mittman LePatner

    The Blackstone Group

    Brynne McNulty

    McKinsey and Co.

    Christina Oros

    Speech Pathologist

    Jill Seigerman

    Nancy Settergren

    Dana Zucker

    Gray Foundation

  • Next Council

    Sangita Annamalai

    MBA Student - Kellogg School of Management

    Jasmine Bland

    ACO Project Specialist - Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association

    Jasmine Bland, MPH is a Policy Associate at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission working to develop and disseminate outputs based on lessons learned from the agency’s strategic investments and ACO certification programs. Previously, she was an ACO Project Specialist and Project Manager at Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA) and completed a fellowship with the US Department of Health and Human Services working to support the growth of the Community Health Worker profession and to launch an initiative addressing multigenerational approaches to poverty reduction and health. She has also served as a Research Assistant at Community Catalyst, a national health policy advocacy organization. Jasmine has a BA in Child Development and Community Health from Tufts University and holds an MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a proud alum of the Tufts Peer Health Exchange chapter, having served as a Health Educator and Co-Coordinator.

    Jasmine Bland, MPH is a Policy Associate at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission working to develop and disseminate outputs based on lessons learned from the agency’s strategic investments and ACO certification programs. Previously, she was an ACO Project Specialist and Project Manager at Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association (MACIPA) and completed a fellowship with the US Department of Health and Human Services working to support the growth of the Community Health Worker profession and to launch an initiative addressing multigenerational approaches to poverty reduction and health. She has also served as a Research Assistant at Community Catalyst, a national health policy advocacy organization. Jasmine has a BA in Child Development and Community Health from Tufts University and holds an MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine. She is a proud alum of the Tufts Peer Health Exchange chapter, having served as a Health Educator and Co-Coordinator.

    Krystal Diaz

    Case Worker - NY Foundling

    Parris Diaz

    Direct Care Worker - Better Care Nursing

    Charlie Dunning

    Product Manager - Docent Health

    Remy Fisher

    Design Researcher - IDEO

    Mia Hamamoto

    Program Development Manager - Little Learning, Inc.

    Heather Hernandez

    Director of Business Development - Seeker Health

    Jackie Hotz

    Relationship Manager - Funding Circle

    Kate Jensen

    Growth Manager - Stripe

    Rich Joseph

    Resident - Brigham & Women's Hospital

    Ryan Kissick

    Case Writer - Stanford Graduate School of Business

    Naoko Kudo

    Director of Operations - The Primary School

    Jessica Marshall

    Executive Director - JP Morgan

    Brynne McNulty

    Associate - McKinsey & Co

    Alex Muresanu

    Assistant Manager - Melting Pot Foundation

    Daquan Oliver

    CEO - WeThrive

    Anna Parks

    Resident - UCSF Medical Center

    Katie Schwarz

    Venture Investor - Crosslink Capital

    Melanie Sperling

    Chief of Staff - One Love Foundation

    Kearney Turner

    Senior Associate - Oxeon Partners

    Addie Wallace

    Vice President - Brooklands Capital Strategies

    Carolyn Wendell

    Program Manager - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Lilah Wolf

    Fellow - San Francisco Public Defender's Office

    Valerie Young

    Consultant - Boston Consulting Group

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