2017 MCACHE Board


Nancy Susick, MSN, RN, NE-BC, FACHE

President, Beaumont Hospital-Troy

  Dr Gwen Parker

President Elect

Gwen Parker, MD, FACHE

Sr. Medical Director of PPO and Care Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI


Past President

Denise Brooks-Williams, FACHE

President, Henry Ford, Wyandotte

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Mason Dixon, FACHE

Vice President, Beaumont Medical Group


Vice Treasurer

Michelle Hornberger, FACHE

President, Certitude Health Strategy, LLC


Vice Treasurer

Branden Hill

Nuclear Medicine Supervisor, McLaren Macomb



Shawn Levitt, BSN, MHSA, RN, FACHE, CPHQ

Regional Chief Nurse Executive, DMC


Christina Freese-Decker

Chief Strategy Officer, Spectrum Health


By-Laws Chair

Robert J. Yellan, FACHE

President and CEO, MPRO

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Thomas M. Brisse, FACHE

President, McLaren Macomb

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Ellie Heinrich, FACHE

President, Heinrich, Casey & Assoc.

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Christine Stesney-Ridenour, FACHE

VP & Chief Operating Officer, Beaumont Hospital, Trenton

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Terri Gocsik

Associate Principal, The Chartis Group

  Erika Arndt

Communications Council Vice-Chair

Erika Arndt

Heart and Vascular Manager, Beaumont Hospital, Troy

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Membership Council Chair

Rick Hillbom, FACHE

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Jim Aldrich, FACHE

Director of Oncology and Medical Staff Services, St. Mary Mercy Hospital

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Dan Riina, FACHE

Partner, TRG Healthcare, LLC


Program Council Vice-Chair

Jacqueline L. Wood, FACHE

Client Strategist Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC

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Sponsorship Committee Chair

Jacqlyn Smith

Director, Project Management and Executive Initiatives, Tenet – Detroit Market Office


Sponsorship Committee Vice-Chair

Patrick Kelly

Director, Health Industries, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP


Sponsorship Committee Vice-Chair

Bryan Wickersham

Administrative Fellow, Beaumont Health

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Student Activities Council Chair

Denise Fair, MPH, FACHE

Group Practice Director, Henry Ford Health System

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Angela DeLaere

Corporate Business Manager, Breast Cancer Centers, Beaumont Health


Student Representative

Daniel Gessel

Student, University of Michigan

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Emerging Healthcare Leaders Chair

Tim Burns

Business Program Manager, Value Based Solutions, Aetna



Emerging Healthcare Leaders Co-Chair

Almir Karamovic, CHFP

Project Manager, Ascension – Michigan


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Katie Perkins, MBA

Director of Pallative Care, Hospice of Northwest Ohio


Somodi Mark

Ohio Local Program Council Representative Vice-Chair

Mark Somodi, PhD, FACHE

Exec. Director-Administrator, PT Services Rehabilitation

  Edward Treft

Ohio Council Representative Vice Chair

Ed Treft

Director of Business Develop., PT Services Rehabilitation


  Barbara Rossmann

Diversity & Inclusion Liaison

Barbara Rossman (2nd year)

President & Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital