Our Leadership

EmblemHealth Board of Directors

  • John D. Feerick, Esq.
    EmblemHealth, Inc.
    Professor of Law
    Fordham University
  • Stuart H. Altman, Ph.D.
    Vice Chair, EmblemHealth, Inc.
    Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
    Brandeis University
  • James F. Gill, Esq.
    Vice Chair, EmblemHealth, Inc.
    Of Counsel, Bryan Cave LLP
  • Richard Berman
    Interim Director of the Patel
    College of Global Sustainability
    Visiting Professor of Social Entrepreneurship
    Muma College of Business
    Institute for Innovation & Advanced Discovery
    University of South Florida
  • Jerome S. Breslaw, MD
    Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
    New York University Medical School
  • Paul E. Gibson
  • Rosa M. Gil, DSW
    President and CEO
    Comunilife, Inc.
  • Sanjeanetta Harris
    Business Consultant
  • Karen M. Ignagni
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    EmblemHealth, Inc.
  • Jay E. Russ, Esq.
    Russ & Russ, P.C.
  • Charles P. Wang
    China AIDS Fund

Senior Officers

  • Karen M. Ignagni
    President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Jeffrey D. Chansler
    General Counsel
  • George Babitsch
    SVP, Underwriting &
    Account Management
  • Scott Breidbart, MD
    Chief Clinical Officer
  • Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez
    SVP, Corporate Relations &
    Government Affairs
  • Mariann E. Drohan
    VP, Human Resources
  • Shawn M. Fitzgibbon
    Chief Product Officer
  • Leslie Hess
    Chief of Staff
  • William C. Lamoreaux
    Chief Operations Officer
  • Ed Mailander
    Chief Actuary
  • David Mahder
    VP, Marketing & Communications
  • Michael Palmateer
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Russell C. Petrella, Ph.D.
    Chief Executive, AdvantageCare Physicians
  • Valerie A. Reardon
    Chief Compliance Officer
  • Michael Wise
    President, ConnectiCare
  • Joseph Zeitlin, MD
    Chief Medical Officer