About Us

Our People

Senior Leadership

Guided by our Board of Directors (with a variety of backgrounds in medicine, business, law, insurance, etc.), Chief Executive Officer Stephanie D. Willding, and the support of the management team, CommunityHealth continues to reach new milestones.

Megan Doerr

Megan Doerr

Director of Planning and Special Projects

Emily Hendel

Emily Hendel

Director of Clinical Services

Leisa Mosley

Leisa Mosley

Director of Finance and Administration

Laura Ciresi Starr

Laura Ciresi Starr

Director of Development and Communications

Babs Waldman, MD

Babs Waldman, MD

Volunteer Medical Director

Stephanie D. Willding, MPA

Stephanie D. Willding, MPA

Chief Executive Officer

Management Team

Gloria Alvarez

Gloria Alvarez

Clinic Manager - Microsites and Lab Services

Avelle Bailey

Avelle Bailey

Manager of Strategy and Innovation

Laura Baumann

Laura Baumann

Nurse Manager

Elsa Bishop

Elsa Bishop

Assistant Director of Pharmacy

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Vickie Chester

Vickie Chester

Patient Services Manager

Isabel Coss

Isabel Coss

Office Manager

Lindsay Gough

Lindsay Gough

Foundation Relations Manager

Suzanne Kellman, DMD

Suzanne Kellman, DMD

Dentist/Oral Health Manager

Rocío López Pardo

Rocío López Pardo

Health Education Manager

Angel Moore

Angel Moore

Special Events and Committees Manager

Lauren Murdock

Lauren Murdock

Director of Pharmacy Operations

Ornella Razetto, LCSW

Ornella Razetto, LCSW

Social Services Manager

Ana Sanchez

Ana Sanchez

Clinic Manager - Telehealth

Ava Zeligson

Ava Zeligson

Manager of Volunteer and Training Programs

Board of Directors


John Koenigsknecht, Esq.,President Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg

Keith Graff, Vice President
Principal, ECG Management Consultants

Rebekah Kohmescher, Treasurer
CEO, Altair Advisers LLC

Mark Schumacher, Secretary
Senior Vice President of Operations, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

Joseph M. Harrington, Assistant Secretary
President/CEO, The Mojo Group Ltd.

Babs Waldman, MD, Medical Director

Joseph J. Hennessy, MD FACP, Associate Medical Director*
Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center

*non-voting member


Juana Ballesteros, RN MPH
Regional Community Engagement Manager, Central US, NowPow

Daniel Camardo
Executive Vice President and President, US, Horizon Therapeutics

Tina Asmuth Chatalas
Principal, CC Consulting

Cristal Gary
Chief Advocacy Officer, AMITA Health

Mary Bianchi Harrington, APN
Volunteer Advanced Practice Nurse, CommunityHealth

William J. Hinde
Senior Director, West Monroe Partners

Pamala Hutcherson
Senior Client Manager, Government and Education, Cigna

Marie Keeley
VP Bio Pharma Solutions, Baxter Healthcare

Cheryl Lulias
President and Executive Director, Medical Home Network

Michelle Mesina, SPHR
Vice President, People, Hazel Technologies

H. Scott Sarran, MD
Chief Medical Officer, MoreCare

Jill Schield
Director, S5 Foundation for Innovation

Thad E. Smith
Director, Patient Access Programs, AbbVie

Arnold L. Widen, MD

James Wilson
System VP of Finance Operations, Rush University Medical Center

Associate Board

Laura Robbins, President
Advocatia Solutions

Lela Manning, Vice President

Emily Van Camp, Secretary

Lia Benes
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Monika Cohen
ECG Management Consultants

Sebastian Garcia
Rush University Medical College

Ethan Hobel
ZS Associates

Maddie Issleib
West Monroe Partners

Diana Nuno

Courtney Oei
Public Health Institute

Katherine Petrovich
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Meghan Phillipp
Health Care Council of Chicago

Michelle Rivas

Adam Seidler
Anthem, Inc.

Casey Sheridan

Zac Steele
Health Care Service Corporation

Nicole Swain
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Izabela Tyszka

Alumni Board

William Berenson

Stanley Borg, MD

David Cousins

Fran Dean

Natalie Allman Dumstorff

Michael Dunlap, DDS

Sandra F. Durley, PharmD

Jim Durkin

Carolyn Ferry

Hon. Manuel Flores

Jill Foucre

Valery Gallagher

Melissa Ginter

Milton Goodman

Robert Jordan

Kathryn Kniola

Scott Leisher

Michael J. Main

Brad Mantell

Robert Mendonsa

Karen Nichols, DO

Joseph B. O’Malley

Cathy Peterson

David J. Rice, Esq.

Michael Roberts, Esq.

Maria Saldana, Esq.

Richard Sewell

Roberta Shapiro

Mark Shields, MD

Patrick Spain

Mary Pat Studdert

Rosa Subero, MD

Tom Suffredin

Prentiss Taylor, MD

Greg Tipsword

Judith Widen

Sarah Wilcox

Christina Winans