Leadership

President and Chief Executive Officer

Karen Ignagni

Karen Ignagni serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the EmblemHealth family of companies, which includes EmblemHealth, AdvantageCare Physicians, ConnectiCare, and WellSpark. 

Ms. Ignagni has won many accolades for her leadership in the health care industry, earning recognition by leading publications including The New York Times, National Journal, The Hill, Time magazine, the Washingtonian, Fortune magazine, and Modern Healthcare, for her extensive health policy background and intrinsic feel for politics.

Executive Leadership

Senior Leadership

EmblemHealth Board Members

Additional Board Members

John Feerick, Esq.

Chairman, EmblemHealth Professor of Law and Former Dean of Fordham University

Stuart Altman, Ph.D.

Vice Chairman, EmblemHealth, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management Brandeis University

John Banks III

Former President Real Estate Board of New York

Richard Berman

Interim Director of the Patel College of Global Sustainability, Visiting Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Muma College of Business, Professor, Institute for Innovation & Advanced Discovery, University of South Florida

Karen Ignagni

President and Chief Executive Officer EmblemHealth, Inc.

Arthur Pepper

Executive Director, UFT Welfare Fund Co-Chair MLC Health Benefits Subcommittee

Bernard Schayes, M.D.

Physician in Private Practice

Charles Wang

President, Co-founder and Co-chairman, China AIDS Fund, Inc.

John Feerick, Esq.

Chairman, EmblemHealth Professor of Law and Former Dean of Fordham University

Richard Berman

Interim Director of the Patel College of Global Sustainability, Visiting Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Muma College of Business, Professor, Institute for Innovation & Advanced Discovery, University of South Florida

Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Global Health at New York University

Gregory Floyd

President of Teamsters Local 237, IBT

Karen Ignagni

President and Chief Executive Officer EmblemHealth, Inc.

Barbara Shattuck Kohn

Investment Banker specializing in the healthcare industry

Jay Russ, Esq.

President, Russ & Russ, P.C.

David Weiss, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Hofstra University and Long Island University

Jerry Breslaw, M.D.

MD, Retired

Jeffrey Chansler

Chief Legal Officer, EmblemHealth

Rosa Gil, DSW

Founder, President and CEO of Comunilife, Inc.

Debra Lightner

Chief Compliance Officer, EmblemHealth

William Mastro

Consultant

Susan Mathews, Ph.D.

MS Bioethics, RN Ethicist/Lecturer

Rhonda Robinson

VP, Vendor Network Management & Payment, EmblemHealth

William Voigt

VP, HR Business Operations, EmblemHealth

Jerry Frank, M.D.

SVP, Medical Delivery, EmblemHealth

Susan Mathews, Ph.D.

MS Bioethics, RN Ethicist/Lecturer

Thomas McClelland, DDS

Dental Consultant EmblemHealth, Inc.

Karen Moran

Chair of Article 28 Board, VP, Ancillary Products, EmblemHealth

David Zegarelli, DDS

Professor Emeritus, Columbia University Medical Center

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