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Meet Our Core Team

At NPHI, we are proud of our team of high-quality experts who bring unique skills enabling us to achieve our mission as the national voice for end-of-life care. Our team is comprised of individuals who provide clinical, policy, communications, administrative, and executive leadership qualities to help NPHI function successfully.

Several of our team members are directly employed by Healthsperien LLC, and are contracted to serve NPHI either in full-time or part-time capacities. In some cases, staff may also engage in other roles at Healthsperien.

Tom Koutsoumpas

Carole Fisher

Larry Atkins
Chief Policy Officer

Jonathan Chew
Administrative Assistant

Beth Kurta
Senior Director of Member Engagement

Margherita Labson
Regulatory & Compliance Director

Debra McCarron
Director of Special Projects

Ethan McChesney
Policy Director

Cameron Muir, M.D.
Chief Innovation Officer

Wendy O’Brien
Finance Director

Stephanie Rogers
Administrative Services Manager

Sarah Green

Sarah Sharp
Manager, Center for Education & Vendor Relations

Sarah Sharp, Manager, Center for Education Education and Vendor Relations, NPHI

Sarah serves as Manager, Center for Education and Vendor Relations for the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation. In her role, she is developing the Center for Education through compilation of course curriculums and education events to support education efforts of NPHI member programs. Additionally, Sarah is building NPHI’s Preferred Vendor Program to elevate the partnerships with vendors and benefits/services available for the members we serve.

Sarah brings experience in NCQA & URAC Accreditation for health plans and MBHOs, strategic planning, large-scale program management, training & talent development, and marketing communications. She serves as a Managing Partner at HPS Consulting and strategic consultant to a clinically based software solution that targets people with unaddressed SDoH factors. Previously, Sarah was the Director of Training and Development at a large Medicaid and Medicare health plan, also serving their in-house PBM. There she led the development of staff training, member & provider materials, and website design & content for Medicare, Medicaid, and Exchange products as well as pharmacy benefit managers. Sarah has also collaborated with Fortune 500 companies and other organizations to support and guide their efforts in accelerating the performance of internal teams, business relationships, and products.

Sarah holds a B.A. in International Studies with concentrations in Economics, Spanish and Anthropology from Michigan State University.

Matt Wilkinson
Communications Manager

Senior Advisors & Loaned Executives

We rely on a variety of external advisors to help us lead the end-of-life care community. Each of these individuals have decades of experience between them, covering many professional settings – enabling them to advise NPHI on all matters related to our work.

Peter Benjamin
Strategic Advisor

Chris Comeaux
Loaned Executive, Teleios Collaborative Network

Steve Cone
Loaned Executive, Capital Caring Health

Annette Kiser
Technical Strategic Advisor

Andrew MacPherson
Senior Strategic Advisor

Mike Milward
Strategic Advisor

Ray Quintero
Senior Strategic Advisor

Tasha Walsh
Loaned Executive, ConnectionsPlus Healthcare + Hospice

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