Our Speakers

Experts in advocacy, policy, treatment and more.

Robert E. Baird, Jr.
RN, MSA

President
National Cancer Treatment Alliance

Antonio Ciaccia
BS

Chief Strategy Officer
3 Axis Advisors

Marc Cohen
 

Manager, Value Partnerships
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

David Contorno
 

Founder / CEO
E Powered Benefits

Michael Diaz
MD

Director of Patient Advocacy
Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
President
Community Oncology Alliance

A. Mark Fendrick
MD

Director
Center for Value-Based
Insurance Design
University of Michigan
 
 
 

Nicolas Ferreyros  

Director of Communications
Community Oncology Alliance
 
 
 
 
 

John Fox
MD

Chief Boundary Spanner
Foxworthy Healthcare
Consulting, LLC
 
 
 
 

Bo Gamble
 

Director of Strategic
Practice Initiatives
Community Oncology Alliance

Neil Goldfarb
 

President / CEO
Greater Philadelphia Business
Coalition on Health

Lucio Gordan
MD

President / Managing Physician
Florida Cancer Specialists
& Research Institute

Janelle Hamilton
 

Director of Payer Relations, Compliance Officer
Illinois Cancer Care, PC

Cheryl Larson
 

President / CEO
Midwest Business Group on Health
 

Jonathan E. Levitt
Esq.

Founding Partner
Frier Levitt, LLC
 

Chris Manzi
 

President
Pequot Health Care
 

Barbara McAneny
MD

CEO
New Mexico Oncology
Hematology Consultants, Ltd.

Ted Okon
MBA

Executive Director
Community Oncology Alliance
 
 
 
 

Kathy Oubre
MS

Chief Operating Officer
Pontchartrain Cancer Center
 
 
 
 

Jason Parrott
 

Senior Manager
Global Healthcare &
Well Being Strategy
Boeing
 
 

Kashyap Patel
MD

CEO
Carolina Blood and
Cancer Care Associates
Co-Chair
COA Payment Reform

Debra Patt
MD, PhD, MBA

Vice President, Medical Oncologist, Hematologist
Texas Oncology

Alti Rahman
MHA, MBA

Practice Administrator
Oncology
Consultants

Barry Russo
MBA

CEO
The Center for Cancer
& Blood Disorders

Bhuvana Sagar
MD

National Medical Executive
Cigna Health Care
 

Frederick M. Schnell
MD, FACP

Chief Medical Officer
Community Oncology Alliance
 
 

Lee Schwartzberg
MD, FACP

Executive Director
West Cancer Center & Research Institute
 
 

Thomas Sondergeld
 

Senior Consultant
TS Consulting Services
 
 

Lalan Wilfong
MD

Executive Vice President
Texas Oncology
COA Payment Reform Co-Chair
Value Based Care & Quality Programs

Kim Woofter
 

Executive Vice President
Advanced Centers for Cancer Care

 
 

Jeffrey Vacirca
MD, FACP

CEO, Managing Partner
New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

 
 

Lauren Vela
MBA

Senior Director of Member Value
Pacific Business Group on Health

 
 

Lynn Zonakis
RN

Consultant
Zonakis Consultants
Retired Managing Director, Health Strategy & Benefits
Delta Airlines