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September 21, 2023

Leadership Health Care Announces 2022–2023 Board of Directors

Leadership Health Care Announces 2022–2023 Board of Directors

Leadership Health Care (LHC), an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council, announces the appointment of its 2022-2023 board of directors, effective as of July 1, 2022. Drake Jarman, SVP growth and development, Contessa, has been named board chairman, and Michaela Poizner, partner, Baker Donelson, will serve as board vice chairman.

“As we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Leadership Health Care, it is an honor to serve this tremendous organization and further the legacy of the leaders before me. Our board is excited to usher in the next decade of LHC members, where we will cultivate the talent of health care professionals into tomorrow’s health care leaders,” said Jarman.

The following new directors join the LHC Board for three-year terms:

  • Sarah Bouldin, Director, Digital Marketing, Centerstone
  • Michael Graham, Assistant Director, Marketing and Engagement, Vanderbilt Health
  • James Porter, AVP, Provider Engagement, Monogram Health

Sarah Matthews, a health care MBA candidate at Lipscomb University, joins the board in a one-year student seat. Andrea Cleeton, VP, Operations Improvement, LifePoint Health and immediate past board chairman, will continue to serve on the board this year.

LHC board members continuing to serve for 2022-2023 include:

  • Duncan Allen, SVP, OneOncology
  • Meagan Brasher, VP, Growth and Strategic Accounts, Optum Home & Community
  • Lauren Farley, Key Account Client Success Manager, KirkpatrickPrice
  • Monica Greene, Director, IT Integration, Envision Healthcare
  • Adam Harthcock, Healthcare Enterprise Strategy Advisor, Strategy& (PwC)
  • Josh Hopson, VP, Communications, TEAMHealth
  • Steve Horvath, AVP, Product Management at HealthTrust
  • Rachel Johnson, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
  • Matt Kroplin, VP and Assistant General Counsel, Ardent Health Services
  • Joshua Livingston, Relationship Executive, Healthcare Services, J.P. Morgan
  • Justin Mooneyhan, Sr. Director, Strategy, Solutions & Innovation, Envision Healthcare
  • Meghan Mouser, Principal Product Manager, Experian Health
  • Michaela Poizner, Partner, Baker Donelson
  • Patrick Saale, AVP, Strategic Operations, LifePoint Health
  • Josh Scales, Founder, Uniti Health
  • Stephen Smith, Healthcare Operations Manager, Monogram Health
  • Eric Stephens, VP, Enterprise Analytics, GI Alliance
  • Katie Tarr, Shareholder, Healthcare Valuations Services, LBMC
  • Huy Tran, VP, People & DEI, Syllable AI
  • Taylor Weis, Healthcare Investor, LLR Partners

“As we celebrate 20 years of cultivating the talent of professionals into health care leaders of tomorrow, I welcome our new LHC board members who are joining a team of motivated individuals from across the industry. Together, we will continue to provide exceptional collaboration opportunities for our members to grow, further developing themselves and our health care community,” said Molly Vice, Sr. Director of LHC.


About Leadership Health Care

Leadership Health Care (LHC) was formed in 2002 as an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council to foster the next generation of health care leaders by creating educational and networking opportunities for members. LHC’s mission is to cultivate the talent of health care professionals into the health care leaders of tomorrow. LHC seeks to provide professionals with ongoing opportunities to develop their knowledge of the health care industry through educational events and networking opportunities that:

  • Foster the next generation of health care leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • Further Nashville’s role as a catalyst for leadership and collaboration in health care.

For more information on LHC, visit


About the Nashville Health Care Council

The Nashville Health Care Council is an association of health care industry leaders working together to inspire global collaboration to improve health care by serving as a catalyst for leadership and innovation. Since 1995, the Council has served as the most trusted source for information on trends and innovations influencing the nation’s health care capital. Through regular programs, ranging from large ballroom events to small group gatherings, the Council provides members with truly unparalleled access to national and international policymakers, industry innovators and thought leaders.

Nashville is a center of health care expertise. Worldwide, Nashville’s health care industry generates more than $92 billion in annual revenues and 570,000 jobs. It is Middle Tennessee’s largest and fastest-growing employer. For more information on the Council, visit



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