Speakers

An index of our Fellowship Program speakers. Please click a speaker’s portrait or name to see their bio.

Chuck Ainsworth
Founder & Chief Coaching Officer, Epic Rivers Leadership

Adam P. Anolik
Chief Financial Officer and Associate Vice-President, University of Rochester Medical Center (to be confirmed)

Ryan Barrett
Vice President, Commercial CFO and Underwriting at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and Univera Healthcare

Linda Becker
President and Founder, Northstar Network

Albert Blankley, MS
Chief Operating Officer, Common Ground Health

Bob Bourg
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, St. Ann’s Community

Dan Burns
Senior Vice President and President of M&T Bank’s Rochester region

Lauren Burruto
Executive Director, Northstar Network

Chetna Chandrakala
Chief Financial Officer, Thundermist Health Center

Blair Childs
Senior Executive Advisor, Public Affairs, Premier

Pamela F Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN 
President International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Linda L. Clark, MD, MS, FACPM, FACOEM
President and CEO, Anthony L. Jordan Health Corporation

Elizabeth A. Cordello, Esq.
Member Attorney, Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow, PLLC

Maria Cristalli
President and Chief Executive Officer, Hillside

Mark Cronin
Chief Operating Officer at Accountable Health Partners

Yianni Douros
Managing Director, Accenture, NA Health Strategy

Dr. Angela Edwards
Consultant and Co-creator of Every Conversation Matters, Epic Rivers Leadership, LLC

Scott Evans
Partner & Director of Client Success, Epic Rivers Leadership, LLC

Kesha Farrow
Consultant, Epic Rivers Leadership, LLC

Jeffery C. Fisher
Senior Vice President of Marketing, Northstar Network

Jake Flaitz
Retired Director of Benefits, Paychex

Tricia K. Gatlin, Ph.D
Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing, St. John Fisher University

Dr. Dana Gelb Safran, ScM and ScD Health Policy and Management
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Quality Forum (NQF)

Michael J. Hasselberg, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC
Chief Digital Health Officer, University of Rochester Medical Center

Vicky Hines
Chief Operating Officer, University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

Sarah Lackey DNP RN CMC
Nursing Excellence & Retention Leader, Cone Health

Michael Leary
Chief Executive Officer, Mosaic Health

Martin Lustick, MD
Pediatrician, Author

Victoria Record,Ed.D, MS, AGPCNP-BC, RN, CNE
President, Rochester General College of Health Careers, Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing

Lisa Marcello
President/CEO, Episcopal SeniorLife

Kedar Mate, MD 
President and Chief Executive Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), President of the IHI Lucian Leape Institute, and a member of the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College

Abigail McHugh-Grifa, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Climate Solutions Accelerator of the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region

Michael E. McRae
President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Ann's Community

Michael D. Mendoza, MD
Commissioner of Public Health, Monroe County, NY and Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, Public Health Sciences and Nursing, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

David Mitten, MD
Director, UR Health Lab, Professor of Orthopedics and Biomedical Engineering

Jatin Motiwal
Chief Physician Enterprise Officer, Executive Vice President, Rochester Regional Health

Robert P. Nasso, CPA, MBA
Partner (Senior Counsel), The Bonadio Group

Gregg T. Nicandri, M.D.
Chief Medical Information Officer, University of Rochester Medical Center

Wade Norwood
Chief Executive Officer, Common Ground Health

Melissa Pennise, MPH
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, Common Ground Health

Robert Rebitzer
Senior Advisor Manatt Health

Michael F. Rotondo, M.D., FACS
Chief Executive Officer, University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

Michael J. Schoppmann
Chief Executive Officer, MLMIC Insurance Company

Yoni Stern
Partner & Senior Vice President, Business Development, Systematic Inventive Thinking, Tel Aviv

Eric W. Taylor, CFA
Head of Investment Implementation and Investment Advisory Services, Wilmington Trust

Carol Tegas
Chief Executive Officer, Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS)

Joseph S. Vasile, MD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, GRIPA

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