Central City Community Health Center
Omar Moreno has been the CEO of Central City Community Health Center, Inc. (CCCHC), since November 2018. Moreno earned his Bachelor of Health Care Administration & Finance from the University of Phoenix. Throughout his nearly 21-year career in Managed Care Operations and Finance/Accounting, Moreno has established a reputation for building world-class teams and for aligning managed care operations, financial and business metrics to support business strategy and high-growth. Career success include health care operations, financial performance including budgeting, provider and payor contracting, full risk and shared risk contract arrangements, managed care compliance, network development, credentialing, provider relations, revenue cycle management, UM/UR/QM management, HEDIS-Pay for Performance implementation and management, and managed care business development.
Warren J. Brodine is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington. Since 1996, Warren has worked in the primary healthcare field, at a state Primary Care Association as policy lead, in health centers in the capacities of Chief Operating Officer, Head of Innovation, and Chief Executive Officer, as well as in a national consulting practice. Prior to joining Eisner as CEO in 2017, Warren spent five years as Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Family Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center on the south side of Chicago and then launched his own firm in 2014 to assist health centers nationwide. Currently, Warren serves as a board member for Healthcare LA IPA and Plunum Health.
South Bay Family Health Care
Jann Hamilton Lee is an experienced administrator and manager in both the for-profit and not-for-profit arenas. She is active in the integration of for-profit accountability standards and non-profit operations whose mission is providing services for members of the community with no place else to turn. Ms. Lee is a past president of the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC) – an association that includes 47 free and community clinic members. Together, members operate more than 145 clinical sites that provide more than one million patient visits each year throughout Los Angeles County. She currently serves as the Board Chair for the Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers. Ms. Lee currently serves as a board member for Healthcare LA IPA and Plunum Health.
South Central Family Health Center
Richard Veloz holds a JD and an MPH from UCLA. Mr. Veloz, who has worked in the health industry for more than 37 years, has been an active force in the health management and policy field. He held senior-level positions in the Clinton Administration’s Presidential Task Force on Health Care Reform, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and LA Care Health Plan.
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center
Jim Mangia is the President and CEO of St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, a network of nonprofit federally qualified health centers and school-based clinics providing free medical, dental and mental health services to over 82,000 patients in South Los Angeles. Passionate about community health, prevention, and social justice, Mangia built the Well Child and Family Centers from a small single-site clinic serving 1200 patients a year to one of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health care providers with more than a dozen clinic sites. Mangia is a leader in building a health and human rights movement in the United States and has built myriad innovative and collaborative services and relationships. He has built strong and sustainable partnerships with school districts, government agencies, community-based organizations, schools, educators, and health care providers. This is to increase access to health care services and strengthen the health care safety net for impoverished and economically disadvantaged children and their families.
To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Centers
Mr. Shiepe is a broad based, seasoned healthcare executive with senior level management experience with hospitals, medical group clinics, health systems, and managed care companies. He has provided four decades of transformational leadership for improving Americas healthcare system. He began his career as an assistant administrator at Massachusetts General Hospital, a 1200 bed tertiary teaching hospital in Boston. After ten years, he was offered a position as Senior Vice President with the Lutheran Hospital Society in Los Angeles. This organization had a ten-member hospital system, and he was responsible for centralized consulting services. Within ten years, he founded a multi-specialty healthcare consulting company, Bedford International. This company had major consulting engagements with Stanford University Hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Huntington Hospital, USC University Hospital, Catholic Healthcare West, and St. Joseph Health System. He then went on to become the Chief Executive Officer at Victorville Community Hospital and Tri-City Medical Center. Mr. Shiepe graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a B.S. in Engineering Management and from Northeastern University with an M.B.A.
UMMA Community Clinic
Mr. Syed joined UMMA in 2013 and served as Chief Operations Officer for UMMA prior to accepting his current role as President and CEO. Mr. Syed holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Service from the University of California, Davis. Mr. Syed has also completed notable fellowships including the Blue Shield of California Foundation Clinic Leadership Institute Emerging Leaders Program, the New Leaders Council Institute, Los Angeles (2011) – a non-partisan organization that engages a diverse, national network of political entrepreneurs – and the Rockwood Leadership Institute Fellowship (2013). He is also the co-founder and President of New Leaders Council, Orange County.
Prior to his tenure as the President and CEO, Dr. Seamster served as the Chief Medical Officer of Watts Healthcare. He is an Internist by training having earned both his medical degree and Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University. He was a National Health Corps Scholar and served in the US Public Health Service as a staff physician at San Carlos Hospital in Arizona where he achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander. In 1992 joined Watts Healthcare first as Staff Physician in Adult Medicine, then became the Chief Physician in the Adult Medicine Department, Director of the UHP Compton Healthcare Clinic and advanced to become the Associate Medical Director and Medical Director. Dr. Seamster is a current member of the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County where he sits on the Clinical Advisory Committee; the Community Health Council and the Disparities in Healthcare Advisory Committee.