Our Boards

    • 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, MPH

      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 Peer Health Exchange 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 Peer Health Exchange 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. 

      Aishetu Dozie

      Bossy Cosmetics

      Aishetu Dozie is the CEO and Founder of Bossy Cosmetics, a member of the Forbes Business Council and Founder of African HERstory. Her passion for global finance began at Goldman Sachs and she has since worked for Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank and Rand Merchant Bank in New York, Johannesburg, Chicago and Lagos. She was a Fellow at the Distinguished Careers Institute at Stanford University. Aisha holds a BA from Cornell University, a MBA from the Harvard Business School, and participated in the Leaders in Development Program at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University.

      Aishetu Dozie is the CEO and Founder of Bossy Cosmetics, a member of the Forbes Business Council and Founder of African HERstory. Her passion for global finance began at Goldman Sachs and she has since worked for Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank and Rand Merchant Bank in New York, Johannesburg, Chicago and Lagos. She was a Fellow at the Distinguished Careers Institute at Stanford University. Aisha holds a BA from Cornell University, a MBA from the Harvard Business School, and participated in the Leaders in Development Program at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University.

      Robin Cherry Glass

      Doctor On Demand

      Robin Cherry Glass is the President of Doctor On Demand. She has spent over 20 years innovating and growing companies in the healthcare space. Prior to joining Doctor On Demand, she drove growth and ensured successful partnerships at Evolent Health as Chief Customer Officer. Prior to Evolent, she was the Director of Strategic Accounts at Walgreens in the health and wellness division, employer segment. Glass received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

      Robin Cherry Glass is the President of Doctor On Demand. She has spent over 20 years innovating and growing companies in the healthcare space. Prior to joining Doctor On Demand, she drove growth and ensured successful partnerships at Evolent Health as Chief Customer Officer. Prior to Evolent, she was the Director of Strategic Accounts at Walgreens in the health and wellness division, employer segment. Glass received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

      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

      Centerview Partners

      Todd Kaplan Todd Kaplan is a partner at Centerview Partners in the San Francisco office and has over 30 years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Centerview, Mr. Kaplan was an executive vice chairman for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. After joining Merrill Lynch in 1986, Todd held a number of senior roles in investment banking, leading the Corporate Finance group, the Leveraged Finance group and the Capital Markets group at different times. He also served as a member of the Merrill Lynch & Co. operating committee.
      Mr. Kaplan graduated from Yale College and received a B.A., cum laude, in economics and mathematics.

      Todd Kaplan Todd Kaplan is a partner at Centerview Partners in the San Francisco office and has over 30 years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Centerview, Mr. Kaplan was an executive vice chairman for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. After joining Merrill Lynch in 1986, Todd held a number of senior roles in investment banking, leading the Corporate Finance group, the Leveraged Finance group and the Capital Markets group at different times. He also served as a member of the Merrill Lynch & Co. operating committee.
      Mr. Kaplan graduated from Yale College and received a B.A., cum laude, in economics and mathematics.

      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.

      Sasha Simon, MPH

      Drug Policy Alliance

      Sasha Simon currently manages the development and evaluation of the U.S.’s first harm reduction-based drug education curriculum for 9th and 10th grade students –Safety First: Real Drug Education for Teens–at the Drug Policy Alliance. Simon has had an extensive career delivering innovative health education models at a variety of institutions, including Columbia University, City University of New York (CUNY), Gay Mens’ Health Crisis, and Health, Education & Research Occupations (HERO) High School, a 9-14 Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) created in partnership with Montefiore Medical Center, Hostos Community College and NYC Department of Education that seeks to increase the number of graduates entering careers in healthcare by offering students Associate’s degrees in Community Health and Nursing free-of-cost.

      An avid youth development specialist, Simon delivers youth-adult capacity building trainings to clinicians, parents and youth-serving organizations to help increase their capacity for youth participation in organizational decision-making processes. From 2012-2017, Simon served as Co-Founder and Marketing Director of the Fierce Leadership for Youth Academy, a college prep non-profit aiming to remove financial barriers to higher learning for first-gen college students of color. Through the support offered by mentors in the college admissions process, over 400 students were served and $6 million raised in scholarships and grants.

      Sasha Simon currently manages the development and evaluation of the U.S.’s first harm reduction-based drug education curriculum for 9th and 10th grade students –Safety First: Real Drug Education for Teens–at the Drug Policy Alliance. Simon has had an extensive career delivering innovative health education models at a variety of institutions, including Columbia University, City University of New York (CUNY), Gay Mens’ Health Crisis, and Health, Education & Research Occupations (HERO) High School, a 9-14 Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) created in partnership with Montefiore Medical Center, Hostos Community College and NYC Department of Education that seeks to increase the number of graduates entering careers in healthcare by offering students Associate’s degrees in Community Health and Nursing free-of-cost.

      An avid youth development specialist, Simon delivers youth-adult capacity building trainings to clinicians, parents and youth-serving organizations to help increase their capacity for youth participation in organizational decision-making processes. From 2012-2017, Simon served as Co-Founder and Marketing Director of the Fierce Leadership for Youth Academy, a college prep non-profit aiming to remove financial barriers to higher learning for first-gen college students of color. Through the support offered by mentors in the college admissions process, over 400 students were served and $6 million raised in scholarships and grants.

      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.

      Kareem Zaki

      Thrive Capital

      Kareem is a General Partner at Thrive Capital, a technology and software venture capital firm. He focuses primarily on healthcare and financial services investments and is also a co-founder of Cedar, a healthcare payments company. Kareem graduated with an A.B. in Economics and Healthcare Policy from Harvard and was a Peer Health Exchange Health Educator as an undergraduate.

      Kareem is a General Partner at Thrive Capital, a technology and software venture capital firm. He focuses primarily on healthcare and financial services investments and is also a co-founder of Cedar, a healthcare payments company. Kareem graduated with an A.B. in Economics and Healthcare Policy from Harvard and was a Peer Health Exchange Health Educator as an undergraduate.

    • Bay Area Board

      Laura Foster, Chair

      Community Volunteer

      Melissa Murphy, Vice Chair

      Attorney

      Betsy Blumenthal

      Kroll, a division Duff & Phelps

      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

      Baker McKenzie LP

      Molly Greene

      Summer Search

      Nipun Gupta

      Deutsche Bank

      Dana Hayse

      PhD, Nutrition Educator

      Ifedayo Kuye

      MD

      Jill Parker

      Development Consultant

      Amy Sanford

      Community Volunteer

      Addie Wallace

      Wine.com

      Jimmy Williams

      Goldman Sachs

    • Boston Board

      Margot Phillips

      Chair

      Margot has served on the Peer Health Exchange Boston Board of Advisors since 2014 and became Chair in June of 2018. Margot is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital through the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she has held a leadership role part-time for over 10 years, working to advance medical education and communication research. Margot holds an MD from Harvard Medical School and completed her training in psychiatry at MGH and sub-specialty training at Boston Medical Center. She lives outside Boston with her husband and three children.

      Margot has served on the Peer Health Exchange Boston Board of Advisors since 2014 and became Chair in June of 2018. Margot is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital through the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she has held a leadership role part-time for over 10 years, working to advance medical education and communication research. Margot holds an MD from Harvard Medical School and completed her training in psychiatry at MGH and sub-specialty training at Boston Medical Center. She lives outside Boston with her husband and three children.

      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 Peer Health Exchange through Latinos for Education where she served as a board fellow. She earned her MEd in Special Education from the University of Virginia, a 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 Peer Health Exchange through Latinos for Education where she served as a board fellow. She earned her MEd in Special Education from the University of Virginia, a MEd in Policy and Management from Harvard University, and her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College.

      Kate Gulliver

      Wayfair

      Kate serves as Vice President, Global Head of Talent at Wayfair. She is responsible for global human capital management including recruiting, organizational design, talent management, talent analytics, compensation, diversity and inclusion, and learning and development for the company’s 17,000 employees. Kate previously managed the company’s Investor Relations function and led all aspects of Wayfair’s IPO. Kate worked as an investor at Bain Capital, and she started her career in consulting at McKinsey & Company.  In July 2019, Kate was recognized as one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40. Kate is a member of the 2020 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. Kate holds a BA in political science from Yale University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives in Boston with her husband and three young children.

      Kate serves as Vice President, Global Head of Talent at Wayfair. She is responsible for global human capital management including recruiting, organizational design, talent management, talent analytics, compensation, diversity and inclusion, and learning and development for the company’s 17,000 employees. Kate previously managed the company’s Investor Relations function and led all aspects of Wayfair’s IPO. Kate worked as an investor at Bain Capital, and she started her career in consulting at McKinsey & Company.  In July 2019, Kate was recognized as one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40. Kate is a member of the 2020 Class of Henry Crown Fellows within the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute. Kate holds a BA in political science from Yale University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives in Boston with her husband and three young children.

      Anne R. Lovett

      The Lovett-Woodsum Foundation

      Anne was Chair of the Peer Health Exchange Boston board when the site opened in 2006 and has served on the Board since. She brings a unique and valuable perspective, having also served on the National Board of Directors of Peer Health Exchange for many years. Anne also served as the vice-chair of the Board of Trustees of the Boston Children’s Museum, an overseer of the New England Aquarium, and an overseer of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. Anne graduated from Yale University and pursued graduate studies at the Sorbonne in Paris.

      Anne was Chair of the Peer Health Exchange Boston board when the site opened in 2006 and has served on the Board since. She brings a unique and valuable perspective, having also served on the National Board of Directors of Peer Health Exchange for many years. Anne also served as the vice-chair of the Board of Trustees of the Boston Children’s Museum, an overseer of the New England Aquarium, and an overseer of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. Anne graduated from Yale University and pursued graduate studies at the Sorbonne in Paris.

      Janet Nahirny

      Former Attorney

      Janet is a former attorney who is now devoted to volunteering in the education, healthcare and political sectors. She has served on the board of the Chestnut Hill School and Roxbury Prep Charter School, and is currently on the Steering Committee of the Movement Voter Project, an organization that identifies, vets and supports local, grassroots groups to educate and engage historically disenfranchised voters across the country. Janet is also a volunteer mentor at Beacon Academy, and has been involved in Facing History and Ourselves, Horizons for Homeless Children, Nobles and Greenough, and the Roxbury Latin School. Janet earned an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a JD from Columbia University. She lives in Brookline with her husband, three children, and golden retriever.

      Janet is a former attorney who is now devoted to volunteering in the education, healthcare and political sectors. She has served on the board of the Chestnut Hill School and Roxbury Prep Charter School, and is currently on the Steering Committee of the Movement Voter Project, an organization that identifies, vets and supports local, grassroots groups to educate and engage historically disenfranchised voters across the country. Janet is also a volunteer mentor at Beacon Academy, and has been involved in Facing History and Ourselves, Horizons for Homeless Children, Nobles and Greenough, and the Roxbury Latin School. Janet earned an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a JD from Columbia University. She lives in Brookline with her husband, three children, and golden retriever.

      Rhiannon Pabich

      Northeastern University

      Rhiannon (she/her) firmly believes in the transformative power of education and is deeply committed to eliminating barriers for historically underserved young people. Having served as a volunteer Health Educator, as the Founding Chair of the Peer Health Exchange Boston Alumni Council, and as the Faculty Advisor for the Northeastern University chapter of Peer Health Exchange, Rhiannon is thrilled to continue championing Peer Health Exchange’s critical mission as a member of the Peer Health Exchange Boston Board of Advisors. Rhiannon earned her BS from Boston University and her MEd from Northeastern University and is always eager to connect with folx who share a passion for pursuing equity and supporting young people.

      Rhiannon (she/her) firmly believes in the transformative power of education and is deeply committed to eliminating barriers for historically underserved young people. Having served as a volunteer Health Educator, as the Founding Chair of the Peer Health Exchange Boston Alumni Council, and as the Faculty Advisor for the Northeastern University chapter of Peer Health Exchange, Rhiannon is thrilled to continue championing Peer Health Exchange’s critical mission as a member of the Peer Health Exchange Boston Board of Advisors. Rhiannon earned her BS from Boston University and her MEd from Northeastern University and is always eager to connect with folx who share a passion for pursuing equity and supporting young people.

      Akhilesh Pathipati

      MVM Partners

      Akhilesh is a Partner at MVM Partners, a venture capital firm that invests in high growth healthcare businesses. His prior experience includes clinical medicine, as well as advising the executive leadership of two large health systems (Stanford, Sutter Health), a government agency (California Health and Human Services), and healthcare technology start-ups. In addition, his research on healthcare systems has led to more than 20 scientific publications and 50 articles in the popular press, including in The Washington Post, Scientific American, and STAT. Akhilesh has an MD and an MBA from Stanford University, and an AB from Harvard University. He completed a transitional medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. As an undergraduate, he served as a Peer Health Exchange health educator for 4 years and Co-Coordinator for the Harvard chapter.

      Akhilesh is a Partner at MVM Partners, a venture capital firm that invests in high growth healthcare businesses. His prior experience includes clinical medicine, as well as advising the executive leadership of two large health systems (Stanford, Sutter Health), a government agency (California Health and Human Services), and healthcare technology start-ups. In addition, his research on healthcare systems has led to more than 20 scientific publications and 50 articles in the popular press, including in The Washington Post, Scientific American, and STAT. Akhilesh has an MD and an MBA from Stanford University, and an AB from Harvard University. He completed a transitional medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. As an undergraduate, he served as a Peer Health Exchange health educator for 4 years and Co-Coordinator for the Harvard chapter.

      Sue Follett Panella

      Management Consultant

      Sue spent 30 years as a strategy and marketing consultant, first with Bain & Company then with her own independent consulting firm. Prior to business school, she worked in commercial banking. Currently, Sue teaches leadership courses for Harvard Business Publishing in its Corporate Learning group and volunteers for several non-profit and community organizations.  Sue joined the Peer Health Exchange Boston Board in 2012 and served as chair from 2013-2018. She earned her MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics from Middlebury College. Sue and her husband have three adult children and live on the North Shore with their golden retriever.

      Sue spent 30 years as a strategy and marketing consultant, first with Bain & Company then with her own independent consulting firm. Prior to business school, she worked in commercial banking. Currently, Sue teaches leadership courses for Harvard Business Publishing in its Corporate Learning group and volunteers for several non-profit and community organizations.  Sue joined the Peer Health Exchange Boston Board in 2012 and served as chair from 2013-2018. She earned her MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics from Middlebury College. Sue and her husband have three adult children and live on the North Shore with their golden retriever.

      Monika Rogozinska

      Strategic Consultant

      Monika is a C-level life science executive with +20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sector. She had created and advanced global product development strategies, successfully bringing to market new pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Over the last two years, she has been working with innovative startups in the life science sector. Monika serves as a strategic advisor to startups’ founding teams. Monika graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy degree from Nicolaus Copernicus University. She is an angel investor and board member.

      Monika is a C-level life science executive with +20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sector. She had created and advanced global product development strategies, successfully bringing to market new pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Over the last two years, she has been working with innovative startups in the life science sector. Monika serves as a strategic advisor to startups’ founding teams. Monika graduated from the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy degree from Nicolaus Copernicus University. She is an angel investor and board member.

      Seth Weingram

      Acadian Asset Management

      Seth is a Senior Vice President and the Director of Client Advisory at Acadian Asset Management. Prior to joining Acadian in 2014, he held senior roles in equity derivatives trading, research, and strategy at UBS, Barclays Global Investors, and Deutsche Bank. Seth holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago. He lives in Brookline with his wife, who is an associate professor of history at Northeastern University, and their two children

      Seth is a Senior Vice President and the Director of Client Advisory at Acadian Asset Management. Prior to joining Acadian in 2014, he held senior roles in equity derivatives trading, research, and strategy at UBS, Barclays Global Investors, and Deutsche Bank. Seth holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago. He lives in Brookline with his wife, who is an associate professor of history at Northeastern University, and their two children

      Lamont Young

      Citizens Financial Group

      Lamont is Head of Digital and for Citizens Financial Group. He has more than 20 years of digital and marketing experience in the consumer goods and financial services industries. Young oversees Citizens strategic investments in digital, online and mobile banking, digital marketing, user experience and social media.

      Lamont is Head of Digital and for Citizens Financial Group. He has more than 20 years of digital and marketing experience in the consumer goods and financial services industries. Young oversees Citizens strategic investments in digital, online and mobile banking, digital marketing, user experience and social media.

    • Chicago Board

      Chris Goldrick, Chair

      Astellas Pharma

      Diana Bowen

      Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

      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

      Daniel Hosler

      DuneGlass Capital

      Hannah Law

      IQVIA

      Luis Llanos

      Boston Consulting Group

      Fred McClendon

      The Northern Trust Company

      Vijen Patel

      Tide Cleaners

      Jameika Sampson

      Mercy Hospital & Medical Center

      Connie Sun

      Kellogg School of Management

      Allison Sutera

      Aramark

      Crystal Pirtle Tyler, PhD, MPH

      Ci3 at the University of Chicago

      Kate Warner

      Kirkland & Ellis

      Betsy Westhoff

      Ama La Vida

    • Los Angeles Board

      Rachel Kropa, Chair

      Footprint Coalition

      Michelle Bennett

      Suzann Cohen

      Mike Colosimo

      IndoorVu

      Catherine Grech

      Hillary O’Connor Mueri for Congress

      Taira Hall

      Pacific Western Bank

      Joanna Hu

      PricewaterhouseCoopers

      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

      Nancy Settergren, Chair

      Retired, Aon Corporation

      Christian Channell

      Goldman Sachs

      Michael Cullen

      Oxeon Partners

      David Feirstein

      Kirkland & Ellis LLP

      Eva Goicochea

      maude

      TaLona Holbert

      Litigator at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

      Pamela Jones

      Center for Motivation and Change

      Nate Kempner

      Taconic Capital

      Wesley Mittman LePatner

      The Blackstone Group

      Brynne McNulty

      Habi.co

      Christina Oros

      Speech Pathologist

      Jill Seigerman

      Dana Zucker

      Gray Foundation

    • Next Council

      Elizabeth Benjamin

      San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department

      Remy Fisher

      Google

      Heather Hernandez

      Viz.ia

      Kate Earle Jensen

      Stripe

      Katie Layendecker

      BlackRock

      Danielle Shorenstein

      Prospect Ridge

      Lilah Wolf

      San Francisco Public Defender's Office

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