VNA Leadership

Leading the Way in Community Health Care

VNA Health Group Leadership is Advancing Health in New Jersey and Ohio. Visiting Nurse Association Health Group is driven to improve health and quality of life for people throughout New Jersey and Ohio. Through visiting nurse services, house call physicians, programs and services for children and families, investments in connected health technology and a focus on delivering the best patient experience, our executive leadership team and Board of Trustees are among the best and brightest across New Jersey, all working towards helping you achieve your best level of health.

Learn more about the VNA Health Group, or contact us at 800-400-0981.

Executive Leadership

Alex Binder

Vice President of the Advanced Care Institute

Ami Sparano, JD, MS, OTR/L, CHC

Chief Compliance & Quality Officer

Bettyanne “Bet” Rosa, MS, SPHR

Chief Human Resources Officer

Bridget Murphy, CFRE

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Colleen Nelson, RN, MSN

Vice President of Clinical Operations Children & Family Health Institute

Ellen Gusick, RN, BSN

Chief Nursing Officer

Jeffrey Sommer, PT, DPT

Vice President of Operations of Connected Health Ventures

Jenna Vaccaro, B.S, MPH

Director of Strategic Initiatives

John A Chiappinelli, Esq

Chief of Legal Affairs

John Albright

Vice President of Information Technology, Analytics & Digital Media

Kristine McCoy, MD, MPH

Chair, Children & Family Health Institute

Lisa Dillon Zwerdling, MSN, RN-BC

Chief Employee Experience Officer/ Vice President of Internal Care Coordination

Lisa Zide

President, VNA of Ohio

Marianne Holler, DO, FACOI

Chief Hospice Medical Officer, Palliative Medicine and Advanced Care Institute

Marie Perillo, RN, MSN

Chief Patient Experience Officer and VP of Service Excellence

Peter Gaylord, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Robert Rosati, PhD

Chair, Connected Health Institute and VP of Quality and Research

Susan Trotter, RN, BSN, MAS

Vice President of VNA of New Jersey North

Wendy Ebner, RN, MSN, CRRN

Vice President of Home Health Care Services South

VNA Health Group Board of Trustees

Officers

    • Patrick McMenamin

      Chairman

    • Robert Dibble

      Vice Chairman

    • Ronald Klein

      Treasurer

    • Peter Gaylord, MBA

      Assistant Treasurer

    • Mindy Minerva

      Secretary

    • John Chiappinelli, Esq.

      Assistant Secretary

    • Steven Landers, MD, MPH

      President & CEO

    • Steven Landers, MD, MPH

      President & CEO

Trustees

    • Bill Arnold

    • Joshua Bershad, MD, MBA (Ex Officio)

    • Thomas Biga, FACHE,  (Ex Officio)

    • John Bonamo, MD

    • Patrick Boyle

    • Minnie Campbell, D.N.Sc., M.Ed., RN

    • The Honorable Thomas Considine, Esq.

    • Stephen DeFeo, Esq.

    • Fred DeGrandis

    • Robert Dibble

    • Deborah Docs, Esq.

    • Carol Silver Elliott

    • Meg Fisher, MD, FAAP

    • Eli Feldman, MBA

    • Brian Griffin

    • Aline Holmes, RN, MSN, DNP

    • Nancy Kegelman, EdD

    • Kenny King

    • Ronald Klein

    • Steven Landers, MD, MPH, President & CEO

    • Patrick McMenamin

    • Mindy Minerva

    • Neal Oristano

    • Andy Polansky

    • Michael Pietrowicz, MBA (Ex Officio)

    • Ulrich Rudow

    • Thomas Scott, FACHE, FABC

    • Tom Seay

    • Lynn Spector, LCSW

    • Alfred Tallia, MD, MPH

    • Vincent Tizzio

    • Frank Vigilante

Officers

  • Lynn Spector, LCSW

    Chairman

  • Jeanne Shanley

    Vice Chairman

  • Lisa Docs

    Treasurer

  • Peter Gaylord, MBA

    Assistant Treasurer

  • Pamela Gubitosi

    Secretary

  • Margaret Riker

    Assistant Secretary

  • John Chiappinelli, Esq.

    Assistant Secretary

  • Steven Landers, MD, MPH

    President and CEO

Trustees

  • Marianne Avigdor

  • Ana Blank

  • Lisa Docs

  • Richard Caldwell

  • Jill Drummond

  • Lisa Laird Dunn

  • Janice Barry Fannan

  • Brian Griffin (Ex Officio)

  • Pamela Gubitosi

  • James Hickey

  • Joseph  Iantosca

  • Kathy Jones

  • Steven Landers, MD, MPH, President & CEO (Ex Officio)

  • Eilleen Luby

  • Mary Pat Magee, Esq.

  • Janet Mahoney, PhD

  • Mindy Minerva

  • Kerri O’Brien

  • Maria Polansky

  • Margaret Riker

  • Jeannie Shanley

  • Lynn Spector, LCSW

  • Nikie Sourlis

  • Maryam Spector

  • Louis Urban

  • Frank Vigilante

Honorary Foundation Trustees

  • Sarah Barrett

  • Judith A. Eisenberg

  • Michael J. Del Priore

  • Henry J. Sandlass

  • Louanne Pillsbury Christie

  • Tom Biga, FACHE

    Chairman

  • Ellen Gusick, RN, BSN

    Executive Staff

  • Jenna Vaccaro, MPH

    Executive Staff

  • Jerry Tofani

    Executive Staff

  • Megan Boos

    Executive Staff

  • Nancy Holoceck, RN, BSN, MHA, MAS

    Executive Staff

  • Peter Gaylord, MBA

    Treasurer

  • Steven H. Landers, MD, MPH

    Vice Chair

  • Linda A. Savino, MS, OTR

     

  • Matthew Fulton, FACHE

     

  • Joshua Bershad, MD, MBA

    Chairman

  • Peter Gaylord, MBA

    Treasurer

  • Ellen Gusick, RN, BSN

    Executive Staff

  • Jenna Vaccaro, MPH

    Executive Staff

  • Jerry Tofani

    Executive Staff

  • Linda A. Savino, MS, OTR

    Assistant Secretary

  • Megan Boos

    Executive Staff

  • Nancy Holoceck, RN, BSN, MHA, MAS

    Executive Staff

  • Steven H. Landers, MD, MPH

    Vice Chairman

  • Lori Colineri, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

     

  • Michael Pietrowicz, MBA

    Chairman

  • Peter Gaylord, MBA

    Treasurer

  • Anthony Orlando

    Assistant Treasurer

  • Ellen Gusick, RN, BSN

    Executive Staff

  • John Chiappinelli, Esq.

    Executive Staff

  • Kathy Kaminsky, MS, RN, NEA, BC

    Secretary

  • Linda A. Savino, MS, OTR

    Assistant Secretary

  • Jenna Vaccaro, MPH

    Executive Staff

  • Megan Boos

    Executive Staff

  • Steven H. Landers, MD, MPH

    Executive Staff

  • Tom Seay

    Chair

  • Fred M. DeGrandis

    Vice Chairman

  • Rufus Heard

    Treasurer

  • Barbara Walker, PhD, HISP, CERP

    Secretary

  • Judith Auletta, RN

     

  • Joseph Cinadr

     

  • Anthea Daniels

     

  • Alan Dowling, PhD

     

  • Daniel Fedeli

     

  • Faye Grund, Ph.D, APRN-BC

     

  • Victoria Nadzam, MSN, RN

     

  • Isabel Sanchez-Cummngs, MSSA, LSW, MPA

     

  • Paula M. Shaw

     

  • Robert P. Solich

     

  • Mary Lou Stricklin MSN, APRN, FAAN, EMBA

     

  • Kevin Yates

     

  • Kevin VanMeter