By Matt Skoufalos
Sheryl Kashuba, chief legal officer and SVP of regulatory affairs, health policy, and government relations at UPMC Health Plan, has been appointed to the new Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange Authority.
eHealth, Inc. of Santa Clara, California named Beth A. Brooke to its Board of Directors. Brooke was Global Vice Chair of Public Policy for EY, its Global Sponsor for Diversity and Inclusion, and served in the U.S. Department of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton.
Caregiver Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas promoted senior nurse consultant Randi Morgan to Executive Director of Clinical, Quality, and Compliance, a new position at the company. Morgan has provided clinical services to the developmentally disabled population for nearly 20 years. She joined Daybreak in 2010, and became Director of Clinical Services when the company was acquired by Caregiver in 2015.
Penumbra, Inc. of Alameda, California promoted Sri Kosaraju to president, in addition to his current responsibilities as CFO. Kosaraju joined the company as CFO and head of strategy in 2015. Former president Adam Elsesser will continue as chairman and CEO.
Marathon Health of Winooski, Vermont named Bruce Hochstadt its EVP of health center operations and sales. Hochstadt most recently was COO of Grace Therapeutics, has been the national practice leader at Willis Towers Watson, and was a partner at Mercer. He holds a medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine and an MBA in healthcare management from the University of Pennsylvania. Hochstadt is a director of Ascension Ventures, an advisory board member of the National Association of Worksite Health Centers, and is the immediate past president of the Harvard Club of Chicago.
The Clearwater, Florida-based FairWarning named Ed Holmes as CEO, succeeding interim CEO Patrick Marschall. Holmes was previously the CEO of Peoplenet until its acquisition by Bullhorn in 2017, at which time he became SVP of Workforce & Revenue Cloud at Bullhorn.
The Westminster-based Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland named Jeff Branch its President and CEO, succeeding the retiring Geary Milliken. Branch has nearly 20 years of senior living leadership experience, and was previously SVP of Senior Living and the Institute on Aging for Mather LifeWays of Evanston, Illinois.
Paradigm of Walnut Creek, California named Kathy Galia COO of its Catastrophic Care Management division, succeeding the retiring Scott Goll. Galia joins Paradigm from The Hartford Fire Insurance Company, where she spent the past 10 years in strategic leadership and medical case management roles.
The New York, New York-based Orbis International named Danusia Dzierzbinski its CFO. Dzierzbinski joins Orbis International from the International Rescue Committee, where she most recently was Deputy CFO. She peviously was the Associate Director for Financial Planning & Analysis and Acting Internal Audit Director at Save the Children US, and began her career at KPMG LLP in audit services.
Cardinal Analytx Solutions of Palo Alto, California named Ryan Tarzy its chief commercial officer. Tarzy joins the company from CoverMyMeds, which was acquired by McKesson in 2017. There, he has been VP of Strategy and Business development and director of the Incubation Studio; most recently, he was VP of Sales and Customer Success. Tarzy previously was SVP of business development for PokitDok, VP of business development at Healthline Networks, and co-founder of both MediKeeper and Playful Bee.
Rodney J. Taylor, professor and interim chair in the department of otorhinolaryngology at the Baltimore-based University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), will become the next department chair and chief of otorhinolaryngology for the University of Maryland Medical Center. Taylor arrived at UMSOM in 2001 on a Welcome Fellowship, was appointed as an assistant professor in 2001, as an associate professor in 2008, and a full professor in 2019.
Taylor also holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan.
Jisella Dolan, Global Chief Advocacy Officer at the Omaha, Nebraska-based Home Instead, Inc., has been appointed to the RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council by the Administration for Community Living. Dolan also serves on the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Health and Health Care, the World Economic Forum, and the Women’s Leadership Council for Women Against Alzheimer’s.
Harmonic Bionics, Inc. of Austin, Texas named Christopher Prentice CEO and a member of its board of directors. Prentice succeeds cofounder Youngmok Yun, who will remain its Chief Technology Officer and COO.
The Boston, Massachusetts-based Seven Bridges named Brian Castagna its Chief Information Security Officer. Castagna joins Seven Bridges from Oracle, where he led security strategy and market intelligence for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. He holds a masters of science in Accounting Information Systems from Bentley University.