Our Organization

Business Group on Health is a community of members, a team of experts, an ally for large employers, a health and benefits authority, and a tenacious voice in health care policy, to name just a few of our roles.

We are the preeminent advocate for large employers in health care policy and we're constantly providing innovative solutions for health and benefits issues.

What We Do

Provide Solutions For Managing Health Care Costs
Provide Solutions For Managing Health Care Costs
Drive Delivery System Transformation
Drive Delivery System Transformation
Link Well-being To Performance & Strategy
Link Well-being To Workforce Strategy
Accelerate Adoption of Innovation
Accelerate Adoption of Innovation
Connect Employers with Washington
Connect Employers with Peers and Experts
Drive National Health Policy & Advocacy
Drive Health Policy & Advocacy

The Business Group is a
trusted, non-biased, extremely
credible resource.

Jim Huffman, Head of Benefits, Fidelity Investments

Our Leadership Team

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Ellen Kelsay
President and CEO
President and CEO

Joined the Business Group in 2017

President and CEO since May 2020

Provides overall leadership direction for the organization

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Jennelle Dabney
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Jennelle is responsible for Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

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LuAnn Heinen
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2003

LuAnn leads our Well-being and Workforce Strategy Institute focused all dimensions of well-being and the impact of leave on employee health and well-being

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Pam Kalen
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2002

Pam supports strategic initiatives, supports organizational marketing and works on special projects including our podcast

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Sabrina Reilly
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2021

Sabrina is responsible for Membership, Member Services and Marketing

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Magda Rusinowski
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2018

Magda leads our Cost & Delivery Institute focused on health care cost trends, delivery system transformation evidence-based benefits design and pharmacy strategy

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Martha Shannon
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Joined the Business Group in 2017

Martha leads all finance and operations work for the Business Group

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Brenna Shebel
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2006

Brenna leads the Center for Data Driven Insights, the team that manages our surveys, benchmarking activities and research

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Jim Winkler
Chief Strategy Officer
Chief Strategy Officer

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Jim is responsible for leading strategic initiatives for the Business Group

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Corrie Zenzola
Vice President
Vice President

Joined the Business Group in 2021

Corrie leads our Global Institute focused on global benefits and well-being topics

Our Board

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James Huffman (Chair)
Fidelity Investments
Head of Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2018

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Steve Braun
Meta
Vice President, Global Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2022

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Julie Griffin
Darden Restaurant
Senior Vice President, Total Rewards & Employee Services

Joined the Business Group Board in 2016

Diana Han, MD
Unilever
Chief Health and Wellbeing Officer

Joined the Business Group Board in 2022

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Theresa Monti
The Kroger Co.
Vice President, Total Rewads

Joined the Business Group Board in 2016

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Brendon Perkins (Treasurer)
Nielsen
Senior Vice President, Global Compensation and Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2018

David Stark, MD
Morgan Stanley
Chief Medical Officer and Head of HR Data, Analytics and Technology Strategy

Joined the Business Group Board in 2022

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Adam Stavisky
Walmart Inc.
SVP US Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2019

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Tracey Stephens
Dell Technologies
VP Global Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2018

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Pascale Thomas
The Walt Disney Company
Vice President, Employee Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2020

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Janice Uhlig
General Motors Company
Vice President, Global Compensation & Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2013

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Tammy Yee
American Express
VP, Global Well-being and Benefits

Joined the Business Group Board in 2020

Meet Our Team

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Anna Clark
Coordinator
Coordinator

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Anna supports the work of the Well-being and Workforce Strategy Institute as well as the Leave Optimization Forum.

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Deep Deb
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Deep works with the Cost & Delivery team and focuses on health care cost trends and delivery system transformation.

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Monika Facchina
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2005

Monika has primary responsibility for member recruitment and engagement

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Erica S. Feldman
Associate
Associate

Joined the Business Group in 2018

Erica is responsible for managing member data, invoicing and overall member support

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Sue Flesch
Senior Executive Assistant
Senior Executive Assistant

Joined the Business Group in 2008

Sue supports the executive and the Business Group's board of directors

Shawn Gannon
Shawn Gannon
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Shawn manages work on well-being and workforce strategy.

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Marcia Greville
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2005

Marcia leads event management for Institute and Committee meetings, Summits, manages webinar planning, and provides logistical and sponsorship support for the Annual Conference

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Garrett Hohimer
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2021

Garrett has primary responsibility for public policy and advocacy

Angela Johnson
Angela Johnson
Associate
Associate

Joined the Business Group in 2021

Angela supports the Business Group's cost and delivery, global and well-being initiatives

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Dylan Landers-Nelson
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2014

Dylan leads the Health Innovations Forum and the Executive Committee on Value Purchasing

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Shabboo Likouris
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2021

Shabboo works with the Cost & Delivery team and focuses on health care cost trends, delivery system transformation and evidence-based benefits design

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Craig Lykens
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2008

Craig manages our large-scale employer and employee surveys

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Lindsey Mahanna
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2006

Lindsey is responsible for Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness

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Natashia McNair
Coordinator
Coordinator

Joined the Business Group in 2007

Natashia supports the work of the Cost & Delivery Institute as well as the Employers' Summit on Health Care Costs & Solutions

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Timothy McManus
Associate
Associate

Joined the Business Group in 2005

Tim provides member support particularly on global benefits

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Colleen Murphy Ramey
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2011

Colleen is responsible for accounts payable and financial reporting

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Stacey Poudrier
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2009

Stacey leads event management for Institute and Committee meetings, Summits, manages planning for webinars and benchmarking discussions, and provides logistical and sponsorship support for the Annual Conference & Committee meetings, summits and Business Health Agenda including sponsor relations

Ashley Pugh
Ashley Pugh
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Ashley manages our survey data

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Pamela Rich
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2007

Pamela manages work on well-being and workforce strategy. She also manages our Leadership Forum on Employee Experience and drives the content for our Workforce Strategy conference

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Emma Santulli
Associate
Associate

Joined the Business Group in 2019

Emma leads and assists with event management for Committee meetings, Summits, manages planning for webinars and benchmarking discussions, and provides logistical support for the Annual Conference & Committee meetings

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Rachel Schacht
Director
Director

Joined the Business Group in 2017

Rachel manages our Leave Optimization Forum and focuses on culture and well-being

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Julie E. Sonner
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2018

Julie manages the Global Summit and supports other global initiatives

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Saadjo Sow
Associate
Associate

Joined the Business Group in 2021

Saadjo supports the Business Group's cost and delivery, global and well-being initiatives

Jeremy Stone
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Jeremy works on health care policy analysis, legislative relations and tracks state and local health policy changes

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Angela Stover
Manager
Manager

Joined the Business Group in 2006

Angie is responsible for accounts receivable and payroll and supports Business Group budget initiatives

Fu Zeng
Associate
Associate

Joined the Business Group in 2022

Fu manages our member requested Quick Surveys