Barry M. Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Barry M. Smith is chief executive officer of Magellan Health Services, the country's leading specialty health care and population management organization, leveraging clinical excellence, innovation and operational expertise to manage behavioral health, radiology, specialty pharmaceuticals and public sector pharmacy benefits programs. The company's customers include health plans, employers and government agencies, serving approximately 33.9 million members in its behavioral health business, 17.1 million members in its radiology benefits management business, and 7.4 million members in its medical pharmacy management business. In addition, the specialty pharmaceutical business serves 41 health plans and several pharmaceutical manufacturers and state Medicaid programs, and the company's Medicaid Administration business serves 24 states and the District of Columbia.
Joining the company as CEO on January 1, 2013, Mr. Smith is responsible for Magellan's strategic direction and overall growth, as well as the development and operational execution of the company's business strategy. He has profit and loss responsibility for all of Magellan's business units.
Mr. Smith has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry including leading transformational change and driving growth. Most recently, he was an operating partner for Health Evolution Partners, which invests in rapidly growing companies across the health care industry. His prior experience includes serving as the founder, chairman, president and CEO of VistaCare, chairman and CEO of ValueRx, a division of Value Health, Inc., and senior roles in both PCS, Inc. and Baxter International. He served on Magellan's board of directors from 2005 through 2008, and rejoined the board in 2011. Additionally, immediately prior to serving at Magellan, he served as lead director of CenseoHealth, the chairman of Optimal Radiology, and the lead director of Halcyon Health Services.
With a deep interest in civic, community and church affairs, Mr. Smith has been active in providing enhanced educational and health resources for residents of Haiti, through Healing Hands for Haiti (http://www.healinghandsforhaiti.org/). Healing Hands for Haiti has established a campus in Port-au-Prince, which includes a rehabilitation hospital, prosthetics lab, pharmacy and additional space where clinicians spend time training Haitians on the use of prosthetics for children. He has also been involved with micro-credit initiatives focused on alleviating poverty in third world countries. From 2008 - 2011, he served as the mission president for the LDS Church in Northeast Texas.
Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the University of Utah. He is on the Marriott School of Business National Leadership Council at Brigham Young University, and is chairman of the Founders program at the school's Rollins Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology.
René Lerer, M.D.
René Lerer, M.D., is executive chairman of Magellan Health Services, the country's leading specialty health care and population management organization, leveraging clinical excellence, innovation and operational expertise to manage behavioral health, radiology, specialty pharmaceuticals and public sector pharmacy benefits programs. The company's customers include health plans, employers and government agencies, serving approximately 33.9 million members in its behavioral health business, 17.1 million members in its radiology benefits management business, and 7.4 million members in its medical pharmacy management business. In addition, the specialty pharmaceutical business serves 41 health plans and several pharmaceutical manufacturers and state Medicaid programs, and the company's Medicaid Administration business serves 24 states and the District of Columbia.
As executive chairman of Magellan's Board of Directors, Dr. Lerer works closely with the chief executive officer in supporting a variety of strategic and operational needs, as well as representing the company with external stakeholders, partners and public officials. Joining the company in 2002, he served as president and chief operating officer with responsibility for all operations, including care management centers, and many of the company's enterprise-wide functions, including clinical, product development, information technology, and marketing and communications. He was appointed CEO in February 2008, and chairman in February 2009. During his tenure, the company's portfolio of business diversified and its value more than doubled. He became executive chairman in January 2013.
Dr. Lerer has more than 30 years of health care experience. Prior to joining Magellan, he was co-founder and president of Internet HealthCare Group, a health care technology venture fund. Earlier in his career he served as chief operating officer of Prudential Healthcare nationally and as president of the Travelers Health Network. He also served as senior vice president of operations, pharmacy and disease management with Value Health, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed specialty managed care organization.
Currently, he serves on the board of directors for the Internet HealthCare Group.
Deeply committed to community issues, particularly related to health care, mental health and education, Dr. Lerer participates in the American Cancer Society's (New England chapter) CEO's Against Cancer and has led several initiatives in conjunction with the Connecticut chapters of organizations such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). He also serves on the board of directors of HAIS, the international migration agency of the American Jewish community.
In 2011, Dr. Lerer was appointed to the Board of Regents for Higher Education by Governor Dannel Malloy of Connecticut.
Dr. Lerer is also a founder of Hero Health Hire, an effort by the health care industry to employ and support America's wounded warriors, which currently consists of nearly 25 companies, associations and other health care entities collectively employing more than 500,000 people.
He holds a bachelor's degree in Psychobiology from Oberlin College and a doctor of medicine degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is board-certified in internal medicine.
Jonathan N. Rubin
Chief Financial Officer
As chief financial officer, Jonathan N. Rubin is responsible for all of Magellan's financial matters, including strategy, reporting and support of operations.
Jon has more than 20 years of corporate and business line experience in managed health care. His background includes leadership of broad financial functions, actuarial services, pricing and underwriting, and medical economics. He also has played significant roles in strategy development and mergers and acquisitions, and supported investor relations activities through interactions with the financial community.
Prior to joining Magellan, Jon held a variety of roles at CIGNA Corporation, including serving as chief financial officer for its largest operating division, CIGNA Healthcare, which comprises its core medical and specialty health businesses.
Jon graduated magna cum laude from the University of Rochester with bachelor's degrees in economics and mathematics. He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the board of directors for the American School for the Deaf.
Gary D. Anderson
Chief Information Officer
As chief information officer, Gary D. Anderson is responsible for leading the company's behavioral health operations, information technology strategy and data management efforts. Previously, Gary served as senior vice president for Magellan's application development and system migration efforts.
Gary has more than 20 years of experience in engineering and computer technology, including more than 15 years in the health care information technology arena. Prior to joining Magellan, Gary served as chief systems architect for Kirk-Van Orsdel Health Care where he was responsible for the development of all systems strategies and implementations. He also served as an engineer for Emerson Electric's defense group where he was instrumental in the design and development of automated testing equipment and software for the FA/18 and F15 fighter aircraft and the C130 terrain avoidance systems.
Gary holds a degree in computer science and electrical engineering from the University of Missouri.
Chief Executive Officer, National Imaging Associates
As chief executive officer of National Imaging Associates (NIA), Tina Blasi is responsible for day-to-day management and strategic direction of Magellan's radiology business segment. She brings an entrepreneurial background and expertise in growing world-class emerging-industry businesses to Magellan.
Prior to joining Magellan, Tina co-founded and served as chief operating officer of Lumenos, a leading consumer-directed health plan that was acquired by WellPoint in 2005. At Lumenos, both before its acquisition by WellPoint and afterward, she was responsible for all financial, technological, operational, and client-centered aspects of the company, including new product development, account management, claims processing, customer service, training, quality management, human resources and management of network and partner relationships.
Previously, Tina served as chief operating officer for Value Behavioral Health. She managed operations, finance, sales, account management, human resources, information technology, business implementation and workplace services for 12 regional business units, 31 staff model Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offices and 1,400 employees servicing 850 clients with 18 million members. During her tenure at Value Behavioral Health, Tina also served as executive vice president for eastern/northeastern operations, chief operating officer/IBM unit and vice president for network operations and provider relations.
Prior to her roles at Value Behavioral Health, Tina served as vice president, health services at Jurgovan & Blair, Inc. and founded and operated Mid-Valley Home Health Services (a Medicare-certified home health agency).
Tina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business education from Bloomsburg State College, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Daniel N. Gregoire
As general counsel, Daniel N. Gregoire is responsible for oversight of all legal affairs pertaining to Magellan Health Services. His duties include negotiation of mergers and acquisitions, management of legal department resources, negotiation and drafting of provider contracts, customer contracts and documents related to corporate transactions, employment contracts and independent contractor agreements. He is responsible for regulatory and legal compliance, corporate compliance program, day-to-day legal counseling on general business activities and retaining and overseeing outside legal counsel.
Dan was formerly executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Oxford Health Plans, LLC. While at Oxford, he was responsible for all of the health plan's legal affairs including SEC reporting, governance, compliance and litigation, as well as advice to senior management and the board of directors.
Prior to joining Oxford, Dan was an attorney and partner with Sheehan, Phinney, Bass and Green P.A., a Manchester, New Hampshire-based law firm. During his nearly 20-year tenure with the firm, he practiced in the areas of corporate and securities law with an emphasis on the health care industry.
Dan holds a juris doctorate and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.
Anthony M. Kotin, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
As chief medical officer, Anthony M. Kotin is responsible for the overall clinical department for the company, focusing on both our core products as well as our expanded new products. Tony and his team develop and oversee the implementation of medical management policies and procedures and evaluate the current health care industry trends to assess future market needs and assist Magellan in strengthening its position as a market leader.
Prior to joining the company, Tony served as the national strategy leader for the health and group practice at Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Additionally, Tony was responsible for the group's national marketing strategy, major client sales and product development. He also supported the specialty practitioner groups and managed the practice Intranet site and survey units.
Prior to joining Mercer, Tony served as national chief medical officer for Prudential Healthcare, Inc. His background also includes serving as the national practice leader for clinical operations and analysis in the integrated health care consulting practice of Towers Perrin. A board certified internist, Tony holds a medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois.
Chief Human Resources Officer
As chief human resources officer, Caskie Lewis-Clapper is responsible for ensuring that human resource systems, functions and services are aligned to attract, engage and develop the talent necessary for Magellan to meet evolving business needs.
With more than 18 years of experience in the human resources and organizational development field, Caskie provides strategic oversight for the company's staffing, compensation and benefits, HRIS, payroll, employee relations, organizational development and learning functions that support more than 4,600 Magellan employees across the United States.
Prior to joining Magellan, Caskie served as senior director for human resources operations for Helix Health (Medstar), a Baltimore, Maryland-based health care system with more than 10,500 employees. At Helix, Caskie held a variety of senior leadership positions, including director of human resources and director of training and organizational development. Prior to joining Helix, Caskie was a consultant with General Physics Corporation, providing training and performance improvement consulting services, and conducting human performance improvement research.
She is a published author of articles on team building and human performance improvement. Caskie received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maine and her master's degree in organizational development from Johns Hopkins University. She is a member of the Human Resource Planning Society and is an alumna of the Johns Hopkins Fellows in Change Management program.
Chief Marketing Officer
As chief marketing officer for Magellan Health Services, Ramon Soto leads the enterprise marketing department, which includes sales operations, research, proposals, marketing strategy and marketing communications. His responsibilities include strategic planning, market differentiation, sales penetration, and customer acquisition and retention.
Ramon is an accomplished health care marketing leader with deep business-to-business and health care marketing expertise. He previously served as Aetna's senior vice president of marketing strategy and communications for Aetna's business-to-business, regional and global businesses, representing $32 billion in enterprise revenue.
Ramon earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Yale School of Management, a bachelor's degree in political science from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and is Six Sigma certified.
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