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First Coast Leadership

A relentless force for longer, healthier lives in our community.

Board of Directors

Chair

Scott Wooten
EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Baptist Health System

President

Yazan Khatib, MD, FAAC, FSCAI, FABVM, FSVM
President
First Coast Cardiovascular Institute

Leadership Development Chair

Doug Baer
President & CEO
Brooks Rehabilitation

Members 

W. Frank Cobbin, Jr.
Executive Retiree
AT&T and Aetna

Mark Lamping
President
Jacksonville Jaguars

Michael Munz
President
PR Dalton Agency

Ricardo Hanel, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Baptist Neurological Institute
Endowed Chair of Stroke and cerebrovascular Surgery
Baptist Health South

D. Hunt Hawkins
Chief Executive Officer
Stein Mart
 

Robert Hill
Executive Retiree
Acosta Sales & Marketing

Elena Schrader, MD
Chief Medical Officer
GuideWell/Florida Blue

Fred Kusumoto, MD
Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases/ Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic



Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team

Co-Chairs

Anthony & Frances Jabbour
CEO
Black Knight

Executive Leadership

A.J. Beson
CEO
Beson4 Media

Chuck Divita
EVP
Commercial Markets, Florida Blue

Michelle Kersch
CMO
Black Knight

Mark Lamping
President
Jacksonville Jaguars

Kirk Larsen
CFO
Black Knight

Frank Martire
Executive Chairman
NCR

Amy Mergen
SVP, Chief of Staff
FIS

Dr. David Miller
Assistant Professor of Radiology & Neurosurgery Director
Mayo Clinic

John Naugle
Vice President
Chase

Mike Nolan
President
FNF

Gary Norcross
Chairman, President and CEO
FIS

Jim O’Leary
CEO
Haskell

Fred Pensotti
EVP & CFO
One Call

Dr. Eric Sauvageau
Neurosurgeon
Baptist Health

George Scanlon

Jim Stallings
CEO
PS27 Ventures

Donnie Smith
SVP
Miller Electric

John Rood
Chairman
Vestcor

Russ Thomas
CEO
Availity


Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team

Chair

Hunt Hawkins
CEO
Stein Mart

Executive Leadership

Eddie Allen
Managing Director
Newport Group

Doug Baer
CEO
Brooks Rehabilitation

Cory Darling
COO
Memorial Hospital

Michael Erhard, M.D.
Physician in Chief
Nemours Enterprise VP

Brian Evans
City President
Fifth Third Bank Jacksonville

Dr. Leon Haley, Jr.
CEO
UF Health Jacksonville

Robert Hill
Retired Executive
Acosta Sales & Marketing

Kevin Hyde
Managing Partner
Foley & Lardner

Chad Johnson 
CCO & SVP Sales & Service
Jacksonville Jaguars

Chris Listau
CEO
The Main Street America Group

MaryAnne Morin
President
Stein Mart

Darnell Smith
North Florida Market President
Florida Blue

David Turner
Head of R&D
Johnson & Johnson Vision

Tom Van Berkel
Executive Retiree

Tom VanOsdol
President & CEO
Ascension Florida

Scott Wooten
EVP & CFO Baptist Health


Go Red For Women Executive Leadership Team

Chair

Nicole Thomas
Baptist Health - South

Chair Emeritus

Dr. Elana Schrader
Florida Blue, Guidewell

Chair Emeritus

Camille Harrison
Florida Blue

Circle of Red Chair

Kristi Garside

Cabinet Members

Jeannette Bajalia
Petros Planning, Woman’s Worth

Monique Brown
Baston-Cook Construction

Jessica Cummings
Brooks Rehabilitation

Deidra Johnson
Duval County Public Schools

Ann-Marie Knight
UF Health

Simone Nader, MD, FACC
Baptist Health

Missy Peters
Community First Credit Union

Ashley Pratt
Mayo Clinic

Heather Quick
Florida Women’s Law Group

Pamela Rama, MD, FACC
Baptist Health

Jessica Riggs
The Adecco Group

Janet Root
Mainstreet America Group

Christina Stallings
CSX

Elizabeth Thompson
Southeastern Grocers

Susan Walker
Bank of America


Health Equity Committee

Chair

Catherine Christie, PhD, RDN
Associate Dean, Professor, and Nutrition Graduate Program Director
Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida

Members

Monica Albertie, MHA
Operations Manager, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research
Mayo Clinic

LaKesha Burton
Assistant Chief
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office

Jennifer Donahoo
Associate
Social Responsibility, Baptist Health

Mia Hobdy
Executive Director
Executive Director, Center to Prevent Health Disparities, New Town Success Zone

Charlotte Hughes
Diversity & Inclusion – Leadership Development
Health Inclusion

Tia Keitt
Board Member, Eastside Community Coalition
Advocate, Jacksonville Public Education Fund
Urban Planner, Rail Yard District

Y. Michelle McGriff, MBA
Vice President
Feeding Northeast Florida

Chiquita Moore, MPA
Neighborhoods Director of Operations
City of Jacksonville

Carol Neil, Ph.D.
Nursing Professor, Florida State College at Jacksonville
President, First Coast Black Nurses Association

Latrina Patrick, MBA
CEO/Senior Consultant, Greater Vision Consulting, LLC
Grant Writer, City of Jacksonville

Judith Rodriguez, Ph.D., RDN
Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida

Shamika Wright
Director, Community Outreach
JAX Chamber