Leadership

The Nexus Montgomery Board of Managers is composed by representatives from each participating hospital.

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Annice Cody – Chair, Board of Managers

Annice Cody serves as the President of Holy Cross Health Network, Holy Cross Health’s community-based operating division. Prior to assuming this role in April 2014, Ms. Cody was the Chief Strategy Officer for Holy Cross Health. Prior to joining Holy Cross Health, she worked as a vice president at the Lewin Group, a health care consulting firm in Fairfax, VA.

Michael Lukens – Finance Committee Chair

Michael “Mike” Lukens  serves as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center.

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Yancy Phillips, MD – Board Member & P-PIC Chair

Yancy Y Phillips, M.D., serves as the Chief Quality Officer for Holy Cross Health, Silver Spring, MD.  Dr. Phillips is responsible for patient safety, risk management, performance improvement, infection control, clinical informatics, and accreditation and regulatory compliance for the Maryland Region. Prior to joining Trinity Health in 2009, Dr. Phillips worked as Deputy Medical Inspector for National Quality Assessments with the Veterans Healthcare Administration.

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Diana Saladini – Board Member & SNF Alliance Steering Committee Chair

Diana Saladini serves as the Director of Population Health and Outpatient Services at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center where she works to design and implement a comprehensive population health and community benefit program in coordination with community partners. Prior to joining MedStar, Ms. Saladini held positions as financial consultant and comptroller in the healthcare industry, and accountant for the Health Care Financing Administration.

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Kristen Pulio – Board Member 

Kristen Pulio serves as Adventist HealthCare’s Vice President of Revenue Management since May 2014. She now leads the reimbursement, revenue cycle, managed care, and data management and business intelligence functions. She previously served as the associate vice president of reimbursement for Adventist HealthCare. Prior to joining Adventist HealthCare, Ms. Pulio was a director in KPMG’s healthcare advisory services where she served many hospital and health system clients with needs related to reimbursement issues, financial planning, capital planning and other operational assessments and planning. She holds a bachelor’s of science in biochemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master’s in business administration from George Washington University.

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Marta Brito Perez – Board Member 

Marta Brito Pérez serves as Adventist HealthCare’s Senior Vice President for Population Health and Post-Acute Care Service where she directs the design and implementation of Adventist’s population health programs. Prior to joining Adventist HealthCare, Ms. Brito Pérez served with AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical as Global Vice President for Talent and Vice President for North America and Global Marketing. Ms. Brito Pérez also served as a Assistant Secretary with the US Department of Homeland Security and Assistant Director of OPM.

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Monique Sanfuentes – Board Member 

Monique Sanfuentes serves as the Administrative Director of Community Affairs & Population Health at Suburban Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine.  Ms. Sanfuentes leads Suburban Hospital’s health transformation and improvement commitment to the community, which aims to improve quality of life and reduce hospitalizations. Aligning hospital and community assets as well as focusing on unaddressed identified needs, she links health partnerships, community initiatives, strategic affiliations and collaboration with health coalitions, outreach activities, wellness programs and corporate projects to address established health barriers, disparities and inequalities. Ms. Sanfuentes completed her Master’s degree at Middlebury College and Master of Business Administration at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.