InnovaCare is a healthcare organization located in Puerto Rico and specializes in the provision of Medicaid and Medicare advantage services to the residents. The organization recognizes the value of good leadership for continuous growth and success of the company. In this course, they were privileged to add three leaders in their executive team to help streamline policies and operations. The three include Jonathan Meyers, Penelope Kokkinides and Mike Sortino. Rick Shinto is the president and CEO of InnovaCare, and in his words, he remarked that having the three leaders in their leadership team will strategically position the company to face the multifaceted and the ever-changing healthcare environment. Shinto said that it is a privilege for them to have such experienced and skilled leaders.
Jonathan Meyers was added to serve Innovacare as the Chief Actuary Officer. Before joining this company, he had garnered vast experience in the field by working with other companies holding top positions. Some of these companies include Medicare and Medicaid for Horizon BCBS whereby he served as the Director of Actuarial Services and HealthCare Partners in New York serving as Chief Actuary, CFO and VP of Managed Care at different times. Jonathan has experience with employment benefits which he gathered from working with different employers and trade unions such as AXA Financial, SEIU 1199, Johnson & Johnson, Northwell Health and International Paper. His main work with these companies was to provide ideas and strategic guidance when it comes to the management of employees and retirees’ health benefits. For more details visit openminds.com
Penelope Kokkinides was added to InnovaCare to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer. She had vast experience with managed health care, and Medicare and Medicaid programs. Before joining InnovaCare, she had worked with other companies also holding executive positions, and these include Centerlight HealthCare whereby she served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Others include Touchstone Health as the Chief Operating Officer and AmeriChoice which is one of the divisions of UnitedHealth Group as Corporate Vice President for Care and Disease Management. Through her experience, she has gained extensive knowledge in managing health care operations, developing medical programs and streamlining organizational infrastructure.
The third leader added to InnovaCare executive team was Mike Sortino as the Chief Accounting Officer. He also had a vast experience in the finance field. The companies he worked with before joining InnovaCare include Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd as a finance controller, HCC Specialty serving as the Chief Financial Officer and in Houston Casualty Company. Mike had worked in the insurance for more than 25 years and in public accounting for about five years making him a perfect choice for this position. Check out crunchbase.com
The three leadership additions brought a high level of expertise and professional integrity required in Innovacare, and Rick Shinto says that their unique skill set is an added advantage for the organization.