Board of Directors

Anthony C. Wisniewski, Esq. (Chairman)

Mr. Wisniewski, Esq. is the Chief of External and Government Affairs for Livanta LLC. His responsibilities at Livanta have included oversight for all operations and strategic initiatives, legal affairs, compliance, new business development, and project management on federal and state government contracts within specific areas of expertise such as quality reporting.

Previously, Mr. Wisniewski served as a senior vice president at the health care accreditor, URAC, leading operations, legal affairs, and strategic development. He led the drafting of and successfully lobbying into law landmark health reform legislation: Section 1311 of PPACA on accreditation of health insurance exchanges. He likewise spearheaded development and ongoing execution of federal and state advocacy plans to incorporate URAC accreditation into mandated health insurance exchanges. Prior to URAC, Mr. Wisniewski served as executive director for health policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, developing Chamber policy on hospital and physician quality improvement measures, comparative effectiveness, and life sciences and advocating those policies before Congress and the federal agencies. In this role, Mr. Wisniewski served as principal to the Hospital Quality Alliance and Quality Alliance Steering Committee, functioning as a nationally recognized employer stakeholder on the development and reporting of hospital and physician quality reporting measures, as well as health care reform payment incentives. Just prior to joining Livanta full time, Mr. Wisniewski served as the president and chief executive officer of CAHME, the accreditor of graduate-level health care management education. While at CAHME, he led the rollout of competency-based criteria for accreditation that factored in health care quality improvement measures for the next generation of hospital administrators, and supply chain and other health care executives.

Mr. Wisniewski was appointed by the President of the United States to the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Board of Trustees. He was also appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) National Advisory Council, serving as a key employer voice on national quality measures reporting in areas such as disparities of care for minority populations, hospital associated infections, and overall patient safety. Further, Mr. Wisniewski was also appointed by the Director of AHRQ to serve on its Effective Health Care Stakeholder Group, focusing primarily upon development and reporting of quality measures associated with comparative effectiveness research of designated chronic diseases.

Within the State of Maryland, Mr. Wisniewski has served on the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute Board of Visitors and is a former gubernatorial appointee to the board of the venture capital Maryland Technology Development Corporation. He is admitted to the bars of both Maryland and Washington, D.C. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Arts from the Catholic University of America, majoring in politics, with minors in philosophy and history.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is a non-independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

Edward Gaskell (Consumer Representative)

Mr. Gaskell (Ted) has over 26 years of senior executive healthcare management experience with a solid background in leading organizations to compete profitably and succeed in the health care information technology market. During this period, Mr. Gaskell has held senior management positions in a number of growth companies. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of AdvanceMed. As AdvanceMed's president, Mr. Gaskell directed operations, sales, and development of new business opportunities including acquisitions, mergers, strategic affiliations, and joint ventures within the federal, state, and commercial healthcare sectors.

Prior to joining DynCorp, AdvanceMed’s parent company, Mr. Gaskell managed the Washington D.C. Government Systems Operations for Baxter International. Earlier responsibilities included President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Integrated Systems Technology, Inc. and the position of Senior Vice President for Technicon Data Systems (Eclipsys), a leading supplier of mainframe-based hospital information systems. He began his health care career as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Maine Medical Center, a 600-bed teaching institution. He has an in-depth understanding of healthcare information requirements and a strong working knowledge of healthcare trends and information services requirements. Mr. Gaskell has a proven record of managing complex businesses and strong management skills in team building.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2021.

Milagros Abreu, MD (Consumer Representative)

Dr. Abreu is President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Founder of the Latino Health Insurance Program. She also serves as the Chair of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Committee on Ethnic Diversity; as an Executive Committee member of the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative; and as a Steering Committee member for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Plan.

After obtaining her Medical Degree, Dr. Abreu worked for Boston Medical Center and obtained her Master of Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health.

She has dedicated her career to ensure high-quality and accessible primary care for minority residents. In 2006, Dr. Abreu founded the Latino Health Insurance Program. The organization has assisted 40-thousand families with access to health care, chronic disease prevention, disease management, and nutritional programs.

Dr. Abreu has been recognized for her tremendous efforts to reduce health disparities and enhance public health by the Framingham Medical Reserve Corps, City of Boston, Massachusetts State Senate, Massachusetts Medical Society, and Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, among others.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: June 11, 2018 – June 10, 2021.

Patty McCormac, RN (Consumer Representative)

Patty McCormac, RN, is a healthcare provider, educator, parent, advocate, and recipient of U.S. healthcare. Starting a nursing career at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, Ms. McCormac gained experience in cardiology and oncology. From there, she moved into clinical research in the field of lifestyle changes and their impact on heart disease and prostate cancer for 12 years, leading her to the role of Director of Clinical Operations, working with an interdisciplinary team at the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. From there, Ms. McCormac moved to working with the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) as the Program Director for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest and just marked her twelfth anniversary with NKF.

Already familiar with the End Stage Renal Disease CMS Network through her work in the kidney community, Ms. McCormac believes working with Livanta provides an opportunity to help inform and grow the good this organization offers to patients, their families, and the healthcare providers they strive to engage, educate, and support in giving the best care possible.

Ms. McCormac has a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: June 4, 2018 – June 3, 2021.

John A. Capasso (Provider Representative)

Mr. Capasso is currently serving in the role of executive vice president of the Continuing Care Group at Trinity Health. Trinity Health continuing care services consist of home health, hospice, senior living, nursing homes, and programs for all-inclusive care for the elderly. This array of services exists in multiple markets throughout the 20 states in which Trinity Health is located. Annual revenues for these services are approximately $1 billion per year. Mr. Capasso has more than 35 years of experience in health care and senior living services.

Prior to this role, Mr. Capasso served as the senior vice president of the Continuing Care Management Services Network at Catholic Health East (CHE). Beginning in 2001. He also served as the president and chief executive officer of St. Joseph of the Pines Health System, a continuing care ministry providing a variety of housing and health care services to seniors in central North Carolina. Prior to joining CHE, Mr. Capasso served in a variety of executive roles at Asbury Services, Gaithersburg, MD, a provider of senior living services across multiple states. Prior to his various roles in continuing care, he held positions in four acute care hospitals, culminating in the role of Assistant Vice President for Professional Services at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Mr. Capasso has a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA. He is a Certified Health Care Executive with the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is also a licensed nursing home administrator.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 9, 2017 - May 8, 2020.

David L. Shern, PhD (Provider Representative)

Dr. Shern resides in Tampa, Florida. He currently holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Mental Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, as well as Senior Science and Public Health advisory positions at Mental Health America and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors both in Alexandria, Virginia. Prior to his current positions, Dr. Shern was the President and CEO of Mental Health America which is the nation’s oldest and largest advocacy organization concerned with all aspects of mental health and mental illness. He held this position for 7 years. His experience includes over 35 years of distinguished service in mental health services, research, and system reform, and is regarded as one of the nation's leading mental health experts.

Prior to joining Mental Health America in 2006, Dr. Shern served as dean and professor at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) at the University of South Florida. He was also the founding director of the National Center for the Study of Issues in Public Mental Health - a National Institute of Mental Health-funded services research center located in the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). In Colorado, Dr. Shern led the sponsored research program in the State mental health office, and evaluation and needs assessment efforts in the Denver mental health system. Dr. Shern has been the principal or co-principal investigator on research projects funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, among others. Having authored more than 100 publications, his research has included studies on the need for community services; the effects of differing organizational, financing, and service delivery strategies on continuity of care and client outcome for adults with severe mental illnesses; and the use of alternative service delivery strategies such as peer counseling and self-help on the outcomes of care. In addition to Johns Hopkins, Dr. Shern has held academic positions at the University of South Florida, State University of New York at Albany, New York University, and the University of Colorado. He received his Bachelors, Masters, and PhD in psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

Marίcela P. Moffitt, MD (Provider Representative)

Dr. Moffitt completed medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She completed her residency at this facility in Internal Medicine and served as chief resident. She is Board certified in Internal Medicine and has practiced medicine in Arizona for 25 years. She obtained a Master of Public Health degree in 1994 from the University of Arizona. Her research interests include tuberculosis and medical education.

She joined the faculty in the Department of Medicine at Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) in 1990 and has held many academic and administrative positions there, including Director of Medical Education and Director of Academic Affairs. During her tenure at MIHS, she was also elected president of the Medical Staff and served as a medical staff officer from 1998-2003.

Dr. Moffitt has been the Director of the Doctoring Curriculum at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix since 2007. She is responsible for the curriculum and education of the preclinical students (1st and 2nd year medical students) in communication and physical examination skills. She holds the academic rank of Associate Professor of Medicine. Currently, she practices at the Cart T. Hayden VA in Phoenix as a Hospitalist.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: June 26, 2017 - May 7, 2020.

James Korenkiewicz (Consumer Representative)

Mr. Korenkiewicz of Morton, Pennsylvania is a Financial Analyst with over 42 years of experience, having served in several management capacities for companies that include General Electric, Martin Marietta, and L-3. He also ran a tax preparation service for over 35 years for individuals and small businesses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Widener University.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

E. Wayne Bachus, Esq. (Consumer Representative)

The Honorable E. Wayne Bachus of Temple, Texas is a former Judge of Bell County, Texas and has over 30 years of experience as a practicing attorney in the State of Texas, focusing on general business matters. Judge Bachus has served on numerous boards, including the State Bar of Texas as well as serving multiple terms as the President of the Texas Association of Court at Law Judges. He is also an Adjunct Instructor at Temple College. He received degrees from The University of Texas at Austin (BA) and Baylor University School of Law (JD).

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

Jack Militello, PhD (Consumer Representative)

Professor Militello is a professor of management and director of the Executive and Health Care, University of Saint Thomas MBA programs in Minnesota. Over the last three decades, he has balanced teaching, research, and consulting. He teaches courses in strategy, leadership, and global economics. Professor Militello's consulting clients have ranged from Anheuser-Busch, Dupont, IBM, and Mars Candy to banks, small manufacturing firms, family businesses, and a number of areas of government. He has consulted on a wide range of business issues from high-level strategy and mergers and acquisitions, to managing people and change. Professor Militello sits on a number of corporate and nonprofit boards and received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

Frederick J. Wenzel (Consumer Representative)

Mr. Wenzel of Wisconsin serves as Executive Fellow and adjunct professor at the Opus College of Business of the University of St. Thomas (1996 to date). He is also visiting professor at the University of Colorado School of Business. He served as Executive Director of the Marshfield Clinic Research and Education Foundation for 16 years and then Executive Director of the Marshfield Clinic for 17 years. He served on the Clinics National Advisory Council and as Advisor to the President of The Clinic. He now serves as a member of the Marshfield Clinic Health Care System. He was Executive Vice President and CEO of the Medical Group Management Association of Englewood Colorado from 1993 -1996 and continues to work with that organization on committees and task forces. He is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. He served on the Commission for Accreditation for Health Management Education, where he completed 2 years as chair of the Commission. He serves on numerous additional boards while continuing to teach at the University of St. Thomas and the University of Colorado. He has published over 100 papers in health services research and education and is the co-author of 2 books on health care management and leadership.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

Edward F. Plocha (Consumer Representative)

Mr. Plocha has over forty years of diverse experience that includes work in public service, education, municipal government, and the non-profit sector at both the grass roots and policy levels. He was a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) for ten years. Most recently Mr. Plocha worked as Director of Advancement for the Maryland Province Jesuits until his retirement in 2012. Currently, Mr. Plocha serves on the board of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). He is actively involved with Christian Life Community (CLC) a Jesuit-affiliated lay organization found in 65 countries around the world. He serves as Chair of the U.S. Northwest Region and the region’s national representative. Mr. Plocha holds a graduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and an undergraduate degree from Fordham University. He has studied at numerous universities in the United States and abroad including Columbia University; Boston University; University of Wisconsin; University of Southern California; Université de Dijon; and Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: May 8, 2014 - May 7, 2020.

William J. Naber, MD, JD (Provider Representative)

Dr. Naber practices emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati Health System (UCHS) community hospital in West Chester, Ohio and its Level 1 Trauma Center. He also works part-time in the emergency department at Cincinnati's Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Naber earned his B.S. degree from the University of Dayton, Ohio, his MD from the University of Cincinnati, and his JD from the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Law. Dr. Naber is a member of the Ohio Bar Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association. Dr. Naber's leadership role in the UCHS expanded significantly following his graduation from the UC College of Law. He is the Medical Director for Utilization Review and Clinical Documentation Improvement at West Chester Hospital and the UC Medical Center. Dr. Naber is helping to redesign the UCHS denial management processes to maximize compliant billing in light of CMS regulations related to health care reform. Dr. Naber chairs the Utilization Review Committees at West Chester Hospital and UC Medical Center and is a member of the EPIC Physician Advisory Committee (PAC) for UCHS.

This individual has agreed to serve on Livanta LLC's Board of Directors for an hourly stipend of $100 for a total amount not to exceed $1,000 per day. Actual travel expenses are to be managed and paid by the company. This individual is an independent director. Term: October 5, 2015 - May 7, 2019.
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