Hartford HealthCare Leadership
 
Elliot Joseph
Elliot Joseph
President & CEO, Hartford HealthCare
Jeffrey Flaks
Jeffrey A. Flaks
EVP & COO, Hartford HealthCare
Thomas Marchozzi
Thomas Marchozzi, CPA
EVP & CFO, Hartford HealthCare
James Cardon
James P. Cardon, MD, FACC
EVP & Chief Clinical Integration Officer, Hartford HealthCare
Joe Sullivan
Joe Sullivan
Interim SVP & CIO, Hartford HealthCare
James Blazar
James M. Blazar
SVP & Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Hartford HealthCare
Beth Chaty
Beth Chaty, JD
SVP, Chief of Staff, Hartford HealthCare
Tracy Church
Tracy Church
SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hartford HealthCare
Richard Stys
Richard G. Stys
SVP & Treasurer, Hartford HealthCare
Margaret Marchak
Margaret Marchak, JD, MBA
SVP & Chief Legal Officer, Hartford HealthCare
Rocco Orlando
Rocco Orlando III, MD, FACS
SVP & Chief Medical Officer, Hartford HealthCare
Stuart Markowitz
Stuart K. Markowitz, MD, FACR
SVP & President, Hartford Region, Hartford HealthCare
Lucille Janatka
Lucille Janatka
SVP & President, Central Region, Hartford HealthCare
David Whitehead
David Whitehead
SVP, President and CEO, East Region, Hartford HealthCare
Stephen Larcen
Stephen W. Larcen, PhD
SVP, Behavioral Health, Hartford HealthCare
James Fantus
James Fantus
VP, Hartford HealthCare
President & CEO, Clinical Laboratory Partners
Kimberly Harrison
Kimberly A. Harrison
VP, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Hartford HealthCare
Rita Parisi
Rita Parisi
VP, Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network
Ellen Rothberg
Ellen D. Rothberg
VP, Hartford HealthCare & VNA HealthCare Network Inc.
Kent Stahl
Kent Stahl, MD
VP, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Primary Care
Patricia Walden
Patricia Walden, NHA
VP, Central Connecticut Senior Health Services


Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors

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Ramani Ayer, Chair of the Board Ramani is the retired chairman and CEO of The Hartford, one the nation's oldest and largest investment and insurance companies. He spent his career at The Hartford, serving in a number of leadership roles, including vice president of HartRe, The Hartford's reinsurance subsidiary; president and later, executive vice president of Hartford Specialty Company; and president and chief operating officer of The Hartford's property-casualty operations. Mr. Ayer is a member of the boards of XL Insurance Group in Bermuda, the David Lynch Foundation, the Maharishi University of Management and the Connecticut Council of Educational Reform. He is a former member of the boards of directors of Hartford Hospital, the American Insurance Association and the Insurance Information Institute and is a former member of the Business Roundtable. Mr. Ayer earned his master's and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia and a bachelor's degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay.

Elizabeth Conway Elizabeth ("Betsy") Conway is Vice Chair of the Backus Board.

She graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1983 and received a Juris Doctorate, with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1991.

Following her graduation from law school, Attorney Conway worked for Cohn & Birnbaum, P.C., in Hartford, in commercial litigation. In 1993, she joined the firm of Brown, Jacobson, P.C., in Norwich and became a director of the firm in 1997. There, she worked primarily in litigation, including the representation off the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Tribal, State and Federal courts. In 2000, she joined the Office of Legal Counsel for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and in 2011 she became the Associate General Counsel. Attorney Conway continues to represent the Tribe in various matters.

She is admitted to practice before the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, the Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court, the Connecticut State courts, the District Court for the District of Connecticut, the Court of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. Betsy was instrumental in the formation of the Indian Law Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association. She served as the first Chair of this Committee and continues to actively participate in Committee activities.

In addition to serving on the Board of Backus, Betsy is Past President of the New London County Bar Association, and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, teaching Taxation of American Indians.

Betsy and her husband, Robert, live with their family in Norwich.

William A. Conway, M.D. William is a member of the Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors. Hartford HealthCare is the premiere health care network in Connecticut with 15,000 employees and $2 billion in net revenue. In addition to Hartford Hospital, the HHC system includes The Hospital of Central Connecticut; MidState Medical Center; Windham Hospital; The Institute of Living psychiatric center; VNA HealthCare; Hartford Medical Group; MidState Medical Group; the Doctors of Central Connecticut; Central Connecticut Senior Health Services, which includes five assisted-living and skilled-nursing facilities; Clinical Laboratory Partners with more than 80 locations statewide; Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network; and two regional behavioral health centers, Rushford and Natchaug Hospital.

Dr. Conway is a pulmonary-critical care physician and has held many leadership positions with the Henry Ford Health System in Michigan. He currently is senior vice president and chief quality officer for the system and chief medical officer for Henry Ford Hospital.

Dr. Conway received the 2006 Keystone Center Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Award from the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) and was recognized as a Health Care Hero by Crain’s Detroit Business for his leadership in surgical infection prevention. He has held leadership positions in group practice, including serving as president of the American Medical Group Association and is cofounder and initial chair of the Group Practice Improvement Network. He is a member of the work group for the Council of Accountable Physician Practices and serves as a board member of the MHA Patient Safety Organization.

Dr. Conway is a graduate of the Creighton University Medical School in Omaha.

Nancy Gateley Dean Nancy was cofounder of the Trust Company of Connecticut and served as its president, CEO and director. Her former positions include serving as vice president, Finance for the Bank of New England/Connecticut Bank & Trust in Boston and Hartford and vice president, Strategic Planning for Bankers Trust Company in New York. Ms. Dean is vice president of The Town and Country Club in Hartford, treasurer and founding member of the Lyman Heritage Preservation Foundation, trustee and board member of the Reynolds Family Foundation and Duncaster Foundation, and member of the Pension Board for the Town of West Hartford. Among her many former affiliations, she served as chairman of the board of VNA HealthCare Inc., member and president of the Estate Planning and Business Council of Hartford; board member and chair for the Investment Committee for Junior Achievement; a founding member and board member for the Foundation for West Hartford Public Schools; and board member of Church Homes Inc., PLAN Inc. and the New Britain Museum of American Art. Ms. Dean graduated cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in accounting.

Greg E. Deavens, CPA Greg Deavens is Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). In this capacity, Greg leads MassMutual's financial reporting, accounting policy, financial systems, and investment accounting and reporting functions and the firm's relationship with external auditors. Prior to assuming his current role in March 2012, Greg was the Chief Financial Officer for the company's U.S. Insurance Group. He joined the company in September 2006.

Prior to joining MassMutual, Greg held senior financial roles at NY Life, CIGNA, and GE Capital. Greg began his career in public accounting with Price Waterhouse where he specialized in financial services while working in the firm's New York, London and St. Louis offices.

Greg is the President of the Board of The Amistad Center for Art & Culture in Hartford, CT, and also serves on the Board of Directors for Hartford Hospital, the Board of Trustees for the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the Board of Directors of the Executive Leadership Council and the Advisory Board for the Springfield High School for Science & Technology. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Greg holds a B.S. in Accounting from Florida A&M University.

John Dillaway John currently is executive vice president of Ascend Laboratories, a division of The PharmaNetwork. He formerly served as president of Medical Specialty in Newington and as senior vice president of Moore Medical Corporation in New Britain. Mr. Dillaway serves as board vice chair for the Central Connecticut Health Alliance Inc. and The Hospital of Central Connecticut. Formerly, he served as board chair and board member of VNA of Central Connecticut and as a member of the United Way Allocations Panel. Mr. Dillaway earned a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. and completed the Executive Strategies Program at Cornell University.

Laura R. Estes Laura formerly served as senior vice president of Aetna Life and Annuity Company, Pensions and held several investment management positions at Aetna, including in business development and portfolio management. She currently is chair of the YMCA Capital Region Campaign and formerly served as chair of the Hartford Hospital Board of Directors and Board of Governors, the UConn Foundation, the UConn R&D Corporation, the Hartford Educational Foundation and Duncaster Inc. She also was director of Y-USA Investments and a trustee of Williams College and the Connecticut Science Center. Ms. Estes attended Williams College and earned her Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Connecticut.

David P. Hess David became president of Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), on Jan. 1, 2009. He is responsible for the company's global operations in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary power units and industrial power systems. With an active, installed aero engine base of 68,000, an unmatched global service network and strong partnerships in manufacturing and servicing engines, the company had revenues of $14 billion in 2012.

Under his leadership, Pratt & Whitney is manufacturing engines with exclusive PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ technology for Airbus, Bombardier, Embraer, Irkut and Mitsubishi and is the sole provider of the F135 engine for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter. Hess joined Pratt & Whitney after four years as president of Hamilton Sundstrand, the United Technologies division where he began his professional career in 1979.

He is immediate past chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association Board of Governors and serves on the board's executive committee. He serves on the board of Hartford HealthCare, parent company of Hartford Hospital and the Institute of Living. He is a vice chairman of the CEOs Against Cancer initiative of the American Cancer Society's New England Chapter. He also serves on the board of trustees of the National World War II Museum, and is vice chairman of the board of directors for The Discovery Center, a nonprofit group founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward that works with students from Connecticut's urban centers and suburban communities on diversity and team-building.

Hess holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Hamilton College and a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He was awarded an MIT Sloan Fellowship in 1989 and earned a master's degree in management in 1990.

David B. Hyman, DDS, Vice Chair David is a member of the Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors. Hartford HealthCare is the premiere health care network in Connecticut with 15,000 employees and $2 billion in net revenue. In addition to Hartford Hospital, the HHC system includes The Hospital of Central Connecticut; MidState Medical Center; Windham Hospital; The Institute of Living psychiatric center; VNA HealthCare; Hartford Medical Group; MidState Medical Group; the Doctors of Central Connecticut; Central Connecticut Senior Health Services, which includes five assisted-living and skilled-nursing facilities; Clinical Laboratory Partners with more than 80 locations statewide; Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network; and two regional behavioral health centers, Rushford and Natchaug Hospital.

Dr. Hyman has a family and cosmetic dental practice in Meriden, where he has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Hyman is director emeritus of MidState Medical Center and previously served as chairman of its board of directors. During his many years with MidState, he was chairman of the Planning and Governance committees and Community Advisory Council and was a member of several standing ad hoc committees, including Medical Needs Assessment, Physician Credentialing and the Building Committee. He was a member of the MidState/Radiology Imaging Partnership Advisory Board and vice chair of the Meriden Visiting Nurses Association Board of Directors.

Dr. Hyman is past president of the Meriden, Wallingford and Cheshire Dental Association where he served as chairman of the Peer Review Committee. He currently is a member of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee of the Connecticut State Dental Association.

Dr. Hyman earned his bachelor’s degree at Clark University and graduated from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland.

Elliot T. Joseph Please read Mr. Joseph's bio here.

Anthony A. Joyce, III Anthony ("Tony") Joyce III is Chairman of the Backus Board, of which he has been a member since 2008. Before becoming Vice Chairman in 2010, he served as Board Treasurer. He is a member of the following Board committees: Finance, Audit, Nominating, Executive, Governance, Human Resource and Compensation, Investment, Medical Staff Liaison, and Organizational Excellence.

Mr. Joyce is Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Manager for Chelsea Groton Bank in Groton, an independent, mutually owned community bank, committed to serving Eastern Connecticut and the surrounding communities.

He began his banking career in 1983 with the Norwich Savings Society (now part of People's United Bank). He has also held senior leadership positions at Eastern Federal Savings Bank and Dime Bank of Norwich.

Mr. Joyce is active in several civic and professional organizations. He is treasurer of the Norwich Community Development Corporation, the primary economic development resource for the city of Norwich. He has served as treasurer for the Three Rivers Community College Foundation Board, and as a Board member of the Norwich Independent Day Charter School. He is a member of the Finance Council for his parish.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Connecticut, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Haven.

Mr. Joyce and his wife, Lori, live in the Uncasville section of Montville. The couple has two daughters, Juli and Amanda.

Brian MacLean Brian is president and chief operating officer of Travelers, where he is responsible for all insurance operations, including the Personal Insurance; Business Insurance; and Financial, Professional and International Insurance divisions, as well as Claims Services and the company's runoff businesses. Mr. MacLean has held a variety of senior financial leadership positions at Travelers, including executive vice president of Claim Services and senior vice president for Commercial Lines Select Accounts, one of the nation's leading providers of property casualty insurance to small businesses. Mr. MacLean serves on the President's Council at Fordham University, where he also is an adjunct professor. He previously served on the Hartford Hospital Board of Directors. He holds a bachelor's degree from Fordham University and a master's degree from the University of South Carolina.

Lawrence M. McGoldrick Lawrence was a founder and former Chairman, President and CEO of Castle Bank and Trust Co., a community commercial bank headquartered in Meriden, Conn. Castle Bank and Trust was sold to Nutmeg Financial Corp. in 2006. Previously, Mr. McGoldrick held senior management positions in the financial services industry with Bank of Boston, Merrill Lynch and Connecticut Savings Bank. He has served as a director and chairman of the board of MidState Medical Center. Mr. McGoldrick currently serves as a director of the Meriden Economic Development Corp. and Girls Inc. of Meriden. He also is a member of the Cuno Foundation Distribution Committee and is a Trustee of the Connecticut Hospital Association. Mr. McGoldrick was formerly a Director, Trustee and Chairman of the Meriden YMCA as well as several community boards. Professionally, he formerly served as a director of the Connecticut Community Bankers Association and as a member of the Advisory Board of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. As a member of the board of Hartford HealthCare, Mr. McGoldrick chairs the Strategic Planning and Community Benefit Committee, as well as the Pension Sub-Committee and is a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee.

John J. Patrick Jr. John is a member of the Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors. Hartford HealthCare is the premiere health care network in Connecticut with more than 16,000 employees and $2 billion in net revenue.

The HHC system includes Hartford Hospital; The Hospital of Central Connecticut; MidState Medical Center; Windham Hospital; The Institute of Living psychiatric center; VNA HealthCare; Clinical Laboratory Partners; Hartford HealthCare Medical Group; Central Connecticut Senior Health Services; Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network; and two regional behavioral health centers, Rushford and Natchaug Hospital.

Mr. Patrick was named president and CEO of Farmington Bank in March 2008 and appointed chairman in August 2008. Under his leadership, the bank has expanded to include government and small business banking as well as cash-management services and has grown to include a branch east of the Connecticut River. Today, Farmington Bank is a full-service community bank with $1.7 billion in assets and 16 branch locations. Also under Mr. Patrick's leadership, First Connecticut Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Farmington Bank, completed its initial public stock offering (IPO) on June 28, 2011. Mr. Patrick also is chairman, president and CEO of First Connecticut Bancorp Inc.

Prior to his work with Farmington Bank, Mr. Patrick held the position of president and CEO of TD Banknorth Inc. for 10 years. He previous positions also include serving as president of Glastonbury Bank & Trust Co., which later became Banknorth Connecticut, which grew from the 17th largest bank in the state to the sixth largest.

Mr. Patrick currently serves as chairman of the Board of Vantis Life Insurance Company, director of The Hospital of Central Connecticut, trustee of Hebrew Health Care Inc. and director of Central Connecticut State University Foundation Inc. He also is a member of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bankers Association. His honors include being selected in 2010 as one of Hartford's 50 Most Influential People by Hartford Magazine, receiving the 2009 Greater Hartford Human Relations Award from the National Conference for Community and Justice of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, being named Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the Connecticut Rivers Boy Scout Council and the New Britain Chamber of Commerce, and receiving the Civic Achievement Award from Yeshiva, New Haven. Mr. Patrick graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration, went on to the New England College of Banking at Williams College, and received a graduate degree in banking and financial services from Bentley College.

He and his family reside in Glastonbury, Conn.

William H. Trachsel William is a member of the Hartford HealthCare Board of Directors. Hartford HealthCare is the premiere health care network in Connecticut with 15,000 employees and $2 billion in net revenue. In addition to Hartford Hospital, the HHC system includes The Hospital of Central Connecticut; MidState Medical Center; Windham Hospital; The Institute of Living psychiatric center; VNA HealthCare; Hartford Medical Group; MidState Medical Group; the Doctors of Central Connecticut; Central Connecticut Senior Health Services, which includes five assisted-living and skilled-nursing facilities; Clinical Laboratory Partners with more than 80 locations statewide; Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network; and two regional behavioral health centers, Rushford and Natchaug Hospital.

Mr. Trachsel is retired senior vice president, secretary and general counsel of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). He held several leadership positions with UTC, including vice president-counsel at Hamilton Standard, vice president-counsel for UTC’s automotive business, and vice president and deputy general counsel at UTC’s headquarters.

Mr. Trachsel is a member of the board of directors of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and the University of Connecticut Foundation and is a former member of the Hartford Hospital Board of Directors.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida and a J.D. degree from the University of Connecticut Law School.

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