2021 Chapter Leadership

Member Role Job Title 
Kim Fierst, MS HCPM President Director, Curated Health Solutions, Highmark Health
Samantha Swan, PAHM Vice President Strategy Partner, Highmark
Evan Finkelstein, MHA Treasurer Director of Operations,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC
Kelly Blake, DNP, MBA Immediate Past President
Chair, Sponsorship Committee
Chair, Advancement/Nominating Committee
Market CEO Select Specialty
Hospital Johnstown
Kelsey Horvath, MHA Chair, Early Careerist Committee Senior Practice Manager, UPMC
Alyssa Pennington, MHA Chair, Programming Committee Practice Administrator, UPMC 
Denise Johnson, MD, FACHE Chair, Diversity Committee Chief Medical Office, Meadville
Medical Center
Adam Kramer, MBA, MHA Chair, Marketing & Membership Director, Hospitalist Medicine,
Department of Medicine, UPMC
Kevin Broom, PhD Director at Large Vice Chair for Education and Director
of MHA and MHA/MBA Programs
University of Pittsburgh
Michael Busch, MPM Director at Large  
Stephanie Dorwart, MHA Director at Large CEO, Altius Healthcare Consulting
Alex Lutz, MS HCPM Director at Large Director, Health Care Policy &
Management Masters Program
Carnegie Mellon University
Erica Shaffer Director at Large Executive Director, Excela Health
Dorene Sommers, RN, BSN, MBA, VHA-CM Director at Large Associate Director, Patient Care Services
Erie VA Medical Center
Kaitlin Roderick Student Representative MS HCPM Candidate,
Carnegie Mellon University
Gary Morel Regent President, Population Health Collaborative – of Central PA
Ph.D. student at Jefferson College of Population Health
Applied Economics and Outcomes Research
Morel & Associates Consulting
Scarlett Minnie Administrative Support Student, University of Pittsburgh