Guest Speakers - Fall 2016

Name Title Organization
Ross Airington, MPA, MSHA (’17) Senior Health Policy Analyst Medical Society of Virginia 
Andrew Anderson Director, Division for Academic Success VCU
Betsy Blair, RN, BS, MSHA Chief Operating OfficerChief Ethics Officer HCA Tucker’s PavilionHCA Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals
John Brandecker, MBA, MPH Director Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center 
Nancy Brechtelsbauer, (B.S. ‘86) Executive Director The Hermitage at Cedarfield
Kim Brundage Owner Kim Brundage Photography
Bart Bobb, MSN, FNP-BC, ACHPN Nurse Practitioner, Thomas Palliative Care Program VCU Health
Deborah Davis COO VCU Health
Jamie Deans, MSHA (‘13) Clinical Coordinator, Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry VCU Health
Gigi deBlois, MD Chief Medical Officer Virginia Care Partners
Shirley Gibson, DNP, MSHA (’90), RN Associate VP for Nursing VCU Health
Lauren Gilbert Director of Programs The Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership
Mary Cate Griffith, MSHA (’07), CCS, CMPE Administrator, Departments of Dermatology and Ophthalmology VCU Health
Wendy Klein, MD, MACP Medical Director Fan Free Clinic
Art Lane, MHA (’76) Executive Vice President Cognetyx
David Leong & Aaron Anderson Authors, “Make It Short and Simple: How to Present Without Fear” VCU Department of Theater
Linda Martin, SPHR, MBA Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Change Bon Secours Health System
Jalana McCasland  Vice President, Physician Practice Management  Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters 
Katie McCullough, MHA (’94) Director of Health Business Consulting TELUS Health
Scott McIntyre, MHA (‘00) Business Administrator Richmond Health District
 James Musgrave, MBA  CEO Lucy Corr Village
Chrystal Neal Senior Vice President, Strategy and Branding ChamberRVA
Jennifer Pitts Program Lead, Talent Readiness Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
Joanne Rae, AICI, CIP   Younique Image Consulting
Brent Rawlings, MHA/JD ('04) Vice President and General Counsel Virginia Healthcare and Hospital Association
Christopher Reina, Ph.D Assistant Professor VCU School of Business
Paul Speidell Director, Government Relations Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health
Matt Strader Director, Federal Government Affairs & Policy Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association
Greg Strickland, MHA (’90), CMPE Director, Physician Billing MCV Physicians, VCU Health
Carol Thornton, RN, BSN, M.Ed Director of Organizational Development HCA Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals
Santosh Varughese President, COO, CMO & Co-Founder Cognetyx
Speakers from Washington, DC Field Trip

Michael Barnard Senior Policy Advisor Office of U.S. Senator Robert enendez
Rob Childers, Jr. Legislative Aide Office of U.S. Senator Robert Menedez              
Amanda Dulin Director, Planning and Development  HCA Capital Division
 John Franklin Managing Director  BB&T
 Tony Herbert Vice President of Managed Care Virginia Bon Secours Health System
Sylvia Johnson, Ph.D Senior Leader for Government Affairs and Health Policy   United Auto Workers
Aryana Khalid, MHA (’06) Executive Vice President America’s Health Insurance Plans 
Ben Reigle, MHA (’01)  Vice President of Business Development HealthRise Solutions
Marilyn Tavenner, MHA (‘89) President and CEO  America's Health Insurance Plans
Jared Wyrick Military Fellow Office of Congressman J. Randy Forbes