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Leadership Bios

Leadership

Chairpersons

Photo: Linda W. Cropp
Linda W. Cropp
Chair,
CareFirst, Inc.
Photo: Bernard Jarvis
Bernard K. Jarvis 
Chair,
Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc.
Photo:  Joseph G. Hall
Joseph G. Hall 
Chair,
CareFirst of Maryland, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chet Burrell
Chet Burrell
President and
Chief Executive Officer,
CareFirst

CareFirst, Inc. Board

Board of Directors - CareFirst, Inc.

Linda Washington Cropp
Chair, CareFirst, Inc.
Former Chair,
Council of the District of Columbia
Amy S. Owens
President
Life Fitness Management
Neil O. Albert
Senior Policy Advisor
Holland and Knight, LLP
John F. Reim
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley
David S. Blitzstein
Patricia A. Rodriguez, M.D.
US Oncology
David S. Cohen
President
Cohen, Rutherford & Knight, PC
Wayne L. Rogers
President
Synergics, Inc.
Faye Fields
President and CEO
Integrated Resource Technologies, Inc.
Margaret Scott Schiff, CPA, MBA
Retired Vice President,
Finance and Human Resources
The Washington Post
Rev. Henry Green
Owner
Henry Green Consulting
Robert L. Sloan
Retired President and CEO,
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Michele V. Hagans
President and CEO
Fort Lincoln New Town Corporation
Kima J. Taylor, MD, MPH
National Drug Addiction
Treatment and Harm Reduction
Program Director
Open Society Foundations
Joseph G. Hall
Vice Chair, CareFirst, Inc.
Vice President,
Investment Management Division
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Stephen L. Waechter
Artis G. Hampshire-Cowan
Senior Vice President and Secretary
Howard University
Ellen J. Waters
Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
Buckley Property Services, LLC
Polly Povejsil Heath
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
WETA, Public TV 26 & Classical 90.9 FM
James J. Xinis
President and CEO
Calvert Memorial Hospital
Bernard K. Jarvis
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges
   

Page last reviewed/updated on 3/4/2014



MD Board

Maryland Affiliate: Board of Directors - CareFirst of Maryland, Inc.

Joseph G. Hall
Chair, CareFirst of Maryland, Inc.
Vice President, Investment Management Division
Goldman Sachs & Co.
John F. Reim
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley
Barbara Blount Armstrong
President
Armstrong Enterprises
Margaret Scott Schiff, CPA, MBA
Retired Vice President,
Finance and Human Resources
The Washington Post
James A. D’Orta, M.D.
Kima J. Taylor, MD, MPH
National Drug Addiction Treatment and Harm Reduction
Program Director
Open Society Foundations
Alan Klatsky
President
Prestige Development, Inc.
Ellen J. Waters
Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
Buckley Property Services, LLC
Richard N. Kramer Walter A. Williams, Jr.
Financial Advisor
UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Ann B. Mech
Coordinator of Legal Affairs
The University of Maryland School of Nursing
James J. Xinis
President and CEO
Calvert Memorial Hospital
Amy S. Owens
President
Life Fitness Management
 

Page last reviewed/updated on 12/31/2013

NCA Board

National Capital Area Affiliate:
Board of Trustees - Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc.

Bernard K. Jarvis
Chair, Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc.
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges
Robert C. Kovarik, Jr.
Shirley Marcus Allen
Partner
Venture Philanthropy Partners
Jack A. Meyer, Ph.D.
Managing Principal
Health Management Associates
Clifford E. Barnes, Esq.
Partner
Epstein Becker Green
Beverly L. Perry
President and CEO
BLP, LLC
Faye Ford Fields
President and CEO
Integrated Resource Technologies, Inc.
Elena V. Rios, M.D., M.S.P.H.
President and CEO
National Hispanic Medical Association
Artis G. Hampshire-Cowan
Senior Vice President and Secretary
Howard University
Patricia A. Rodriguez, M.D.
US Oncology
Polly Povejsil Heath
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
WETA, Public TV 26 & Classical 90.9 FM
Robert L. Sloan
Retired President and CEO
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Wendell L. Johns

Page last reviewed/updated on 3/4/2014



Executive Officers

Executive Officers

G. Mark Chaney
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Maria Tildon
Maria Tildon
Senior Vice President,
Public Policy and Community Affairs
Meryl Burgin
Meryl Burgin 
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
(effective Jan. 1, 2013)

Page last reviewed/updated on 02/05/2013