James Corbett, MDiv, JD
Quan Pho, PharmD, MBA
Quan Pho is a pharmacy executive with nearly two decades of experience leading broad scale initiatives for health systems, health plans, physician groups and technology companies. Quan has led strategic, operational and change management initiatives at every level of pharmacy practice. Quan is known for his ability to develop a culture of innovation that gains operational efficiencies. He leads large-scale transformations with an executive presence and is seen as a trusted colleague in the manufacturing space, as well as with GPOs and wholesalers. By focusing on results, compliance, and patient safety, Quan helps systems exceed their desired outcomes for pharmacy. Dr. Pho has successfully implemented pharmacy strategies across multiple health systems, and frequently visits Capitol Hill to consult with key government stakeholders on improving the cost and accessibility of pharmacy care. Quan graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Botany, Nova Southeastern College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy and Lamar University with an MBA in Healthcare Administration.
Executive Creative Director
Elise Plakke is an award-winning designer, marketing, and branding executive. She has a passion for connecting consumers emotionally to brands through elevated product experience. Elise has launched product lines at, LLBean, JJill, Rue La La, Home Depot, Crestline and Crew Kids. She established brand assets for Trek Bikes and directed photo shoots with Lance Armstrong, which dramatically increased market share. In addition, she has re-branded large integrated health systems and directed on-location and studio photography internationally. Ms. Plakke received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa and completed a summer residency at Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Wendy Lovato, PharmD, MSHA
Director of Pharmacy
Wendy Lovato is a pharmacist with over 13 years of healthcare experience. Wendy has extensive experience supporting and leading operations within health systems. She has served as a clinical and operational pharmacist supporting inpatient and specialty pharmacy. Her success in driving system initiatives has led to improved pharmacy care for patients driving better outcomes and accomplishing operational targets. She is known for her ability to foster relationships and bring teams together to achieve goals as a valued partner amongst administrators and clinicians. Dr. Lovato is also adjunct faculty at Regis University School of Pharmacy sharing her experiences with students to help prepare them for their journey. Wendy graduated from the Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, Regis University with a Doctorate of Pharmacy and Regis University with a Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration. She holds a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma and completed her residency training at a level 1 trauma center at St. Anthony Hospital, Centura Health.
Mark Selna, MD
Joe Betancourt, MD, MPH
Dr. Betancourt is an internationally recognized expert in health care disparities and cross-cultural medicine, and the industry leader in improving the quality and value in the care of diverse, minority, and vulnerable populations. Joe advises health plans, health systems and government on approaches to eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health care. Joe has worked directly with 45 large national and regional health plans, 100 hospitals, and 30 community health centers across 33 states—providing strategic and operations support.He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing Internal Medicine physician. Joe was an Aspen Institute Health Innovator Fellow and has 50 peer-reviewed publications. He sits on the Board of Trinity Health, a large national health system and has served on several Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committees on this topic, including the one that produced the landmark report, Unequal Treatment. Dr. Betancourt received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, his medical degree from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Following residency, he completed The Commonwealth Fund-Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy; and received his Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.
David Morelli, MBA
Senior Consultant and Executive Coach
Thomas Felch, MBA
Thomas is a frequent speaker on operational leadership, the shift from volume to value, and provider and consumer engagement strategy. He is an active member of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He holds a Master of Business Administration, healthcare specialization, from Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University.
Kate Bailey, MPH
Chamisa Colvin, MPA, CFRE
Consultant and Certified Fundraising Executive
A passionate advocate for improving the lives of the most vulnerable among us, Chamisa has honed expertise and experience in complex grant development and management, funding strategy development, program development, project management, staff management, and non-profit organization leadership.
During her 12+ years of executive-level experience in strategic leadership in grant development and management, she has led nonprofit organization and program teams in the creation of grant-funding strategies and proposals for national-level, multi-state initiatives, and has developed lasting relationships with private, corporate, and government grantors. In addition, she has provided training and technical assistance to nonprofit organization staff at all levels of experience.
Brandon Lloyd is a former wide receiver in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Illinois, and played in the NFL for eleven seasons. He is a health enthusiast who regularly speaks on issues of health, technology, and leadership through the lens of his experience on the gridiron. Brandon has been extensively trained in minimally invasive procedures, lateral (Cervical) procedures and lumbar procedures. In addition, he has provided technical and logistical expertise to Neuro and Ortho surgeons and operating room staff and has participated in over 60 surgeries in over 10 hospitals and surgicenters. Brandon is an expert in medical sales and client development.
Belinda Muench, MHA
Ryan Boxill, PhD, MBA
Daniel A. Gonzalez, MD