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Governance

Summa Health and it's entities are governed by various boards. Following is a listing of the boards and members.

Summa Health Board of Directors
SummaCare Board of Directors
NewHealth Collaborative Board of Directors
Summa Foundation Board of Directors

Summa Health  Board of Directors

As Summa Health’s primary governing body, the Summa Health Board of Directors is responsible for setting Summa Health’s mission and vision as well as overseeing the work of Summa Health’s various subsidiary boards.

  • James McIlvaine, Chair
  • Thomas Malone, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Summa Health
  • Nicholas Browning
  • Daryl Cameron
  • Stephen Comunale
  • Lynn Hamrich, MD
  • James Kravec, MD
  • Anthony Lockhart
  • Robert Shroder
  • Brian Smith
  • Leila Vespoli
  • Vivian von Gruenigen, MD
  • Scott Wilber, MD

SummaCare Board of Directors

The SummaCare Board of Directors is responsible for Summa Health's insurance plan, which is an integral and value-adding component of Summa Health's approach and overarching strategy for population health.

  • Kathleen Geier, Chair
  • Lydia Cook, MD
  • Brian Derrick
  • Steven Eisenberg
  • Leigh Gerstenberger
  • Thomas Malone, M.D., MBA, President and CEO, Summa Health
  • James McIlvaine
  • Russell Mohawk
  • Caroline Pearson
  • Benjamin Sutton
  • Rajiv Taliwal, M.D.

NewHealth Collaborative Board of Directors

NewHealth Collaborative is an accountable care organization (ACO) led by physicians to deliver compassionate care in a value- and evidence-based manner. The NewHealth Collaborative Board of Directors is responsible for setting the ACO’s strategic direction and guiding operational oversight as it continues to grow and develop.

  • Rodney Ison, M.D., Chair
  • Thomas Cecconi
  • Michael Hughes, M.D.
  • Thomas Malone, M.D., MBA, President and CEO, Summa Health
  • Joseph Ruby
  • Mark Terpylak, D.O.
  • Vivian von Gruenigen, M.D.
  • Lydia Cook, M.D.
  • Matthew Finneran, M.D.
  • James Dom Dera, M.D.

Summa Health Foundation Board of Directors

Summa Foundation supports patient care, research and medical education through philanthropy. The Summa Foundation Board of Directors has oversight of all philanthropic efforts across Summa Health.

  • Thomas A. Clark, Chair
  • Phylis M. Ferrara, President, Summa Foundation and Chief Development Officer, Summa Health
  • Ken Babby
  • Julia R. Bianchi
  • Karen Budd, PhD, RN
  • Jason A. Butterworth
  • Betsy Clark
  • George W. Daverio, Jr.
  • C. Gordon Ewers
  • Samir F. Gibara
  • William (Bill) Ginter
  • Mark A. Goldfarb
  • Iris E. Harvey
  • Robert J. Hemphill, MD
  • Scott A. Honnold
  • Mary Ann Jackson
  • Philip S. Kaufmann
  • Thomas Malone, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Summa Health
  • Jeannine Marks
  • Jonathan T. Pavloff
  • Kathleen R. Raynor
  • Robert R. Rice
  • Mona Sarkar, JD, MTax
  • George E. Strickler
  • Paul J. Testa
  • R. Mark Wernig