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

Vice President of Strategy & Operations

Emily Hendel

Emily Hendel

Director of Clinical Services

Leisa Mosley

Leisa Mosley

Director of Finance and Administration

Paola Seguil, MS, RD, LDN

Paola Seguil, MS, RD, LDN

Director of Operations

Laura Ciresi Starr

Laura Ciresi Starr

Director of External Affairs

Babs Waldman, MD

Babs Waldman, MD

Volunteer Medical Director

Stephanie D. Willding, MPA

Stephanie D. Willding, MPA

Chief Executive Officer

Lauren Murdock

Lauren Murdock

Director of Pharmacy Operations

Elsa Bishop

Elsa Bishop

Assistant Director of Pharmacy Operations

Management Team

Daniela Acacio

Daniela Acacio

Health Education and Outreach Manager

Gloria Alvarez

Gloria Alvarez

Senior Manager of Clinic Operations and Lab Services

Miriam Barger

Miriam Barger

Care Coordination Manager

Lis Silva

Lis Silva

Office Manager

Ava Zeligson

Ava Zeligson

Senior Manager of Business Development

Vickie Chester

Vickie Chester

Patient Services Manager

Meghan Gauthier, MPH

Meghan Gauthier, MPH

Business Analytics Manager

Alice Woo

Alice Woo

Foundation Relations Manager

Board of Directors


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

Keith Graff, Vice President
ECG Management Consultants

Rebekah Kohmescher, Treasurer
Altair Advisers LLC

Mark Schumacher, Secretary
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

Joseph M. Harrington, Assistant Secretary
The Mojo Group Ltd.

Babs Waldman, MD, Medical Director

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

*non-voting member


Juana Ballesteros, RN MPH
American Medical Association

Larry D. Briski
West Monroe Partners

Daniel Camardo
Athersys, Inc.

Tina Asmuth Chatalas
CC Consulting

Shannon Driscoll
Rush University Medical Center

Cristal Gary
Meridian Health Plan of Illinois

Mary Bianchi Harrington, APN

Marie Keeley
Baxter Healthcare

Cheryl Lulias
Medical Home Network

Michelle Mesina, SPHR

H. Scott Sarran, MD

Jill Schield
S5 Foundation for Innovation

Sally Benjamin Young
Public Affairs Executive

Associate Board

Lela Manning, President

Michelle Rivas, Vice President

Maddie Issleib, Secretary
West Monroe Partners

Alejandra Iturbe
Michael Reese Health Trust

Anitta Thomas
Medline Industries, Inc.

Brad Hunter

Elise August
Feeding America

Fariah Majid
Novo Surgical

Izabela Tyszka

Kelly Scherer, OD
The Chicago Lighthouse

Laura Robbins
Advocatia Solutions

Lindsay Wixom
Compass Health Center

Joan Lee
Northwestern Medicine

Jocelyn Meraz
Northwestern Medicine

Meghan Phillipp
Health Care Council of Chicago

Megan Shanahan

Sam Rodeghiero

Zac Steele
Ernst & Young

Rachelle Bennett
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Riley Melton
Master of Public Policy Candidate — Harris School of Public Policy

Ruchi Aggarwal

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