CareQuest Institute Team


Hannah Cardosi Headshot

Hannah W. Cardosi

Senior Administrative Assistant, Health Improvement Programs
Brenda Cocuzzo Headshot

Brenda E. Cocuzzo

Executive Assistant to Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan
grandy cody headshot

Grandy Cody, MBA

Vice President, Chief of Staff
Soyria Giraud

Soyria Giraud

Project Coordinator
Laura Griffin Headshot

Laura K. Griffin

Executive Assistant to Denise W. Marks
Kimberly Octavius-Delus

Kimberly Octavius-Delus

Executive Assistant to Dr. Michael Monopoli and Kristin LaRoche
Theresa Perez Headshot

Theresa M. Perez, PMP

Strategic Collaboration Project Manager
Sandra Tran

Sandra Tran

Executive Assistant to Chief Legal Officer

Finance & Operations

Ward Carapetyan Headshot

Ward Carapetyan

Vice President, Information Technology
Brittany Druen

Brittany Druen, MBA, CPA

Accounting Manager
Edward Gray Headshot

Edward Gray

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis
Erin Maloney Headshot

Erin Maloney

Operations Manager
Denise Marks

Denise W. Marks, MBA, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Quan Perry

Quan Perry, CPA

Senior Accountant
Michael Petrellese, Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Michael Petrellese, MBA, MS

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Rizwan Qureshi

Rizwan Qureshi

IT End-User Experience
Diego Silva Headshot

Diego Silva

Vice President, Finance & Controller
Greg Winn Headshot

Gregory P. Winn, MBA

Vice President, Treasurer
Paul Wynne Headshot

Paul Wynne, MBA

Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis


Christina Castle Headshot

Christina Castle

Grants and Programs Associate
John Gabelus Headshot

John Gabelus

Grants and Programs Associate
Michael Monopoli Headshot

Michael Monopoli, DMD, MPH, MS, FACD, FICD

Vice President for Grant Strategy
Trenae Simpson Headshot

Trenae Simpson, MBA

Director, Grants and Programs

Health Improvement

Danielle Apostolon Headshot

Danielle Apostolon

Program Manager
Chelsea Chokas Headshot

Chelsea Chokas, MSM

Program Specialist
Stephanie Clester

Stephanie Clester, RDH, MS

Clinical Content and Support Specialist
Christine Kanan Headshot

Christine Kanan

Program Manager
Wai-Sum Leung RDH, MS

Wai-Sum Leung RDH, MS

Project Coordinator
Rebekah Mathews Headshot

Rebekah Mathews, MPA

Vice President, Health Improvement
Caroline McLeod

Caroline McLeod, RDH, MS

Value-Based Solutions Manager
Kaz Rafia

Kaz Rafia, DDS, MBA, MPH

Chief Health Equity Officer
Matthew Vermillion

Matthew Vermillion, MBA

Senior Program Manager, Health Transformation

Human Resources

Malcolm Carter

Malcolm Carter

Director of Organizational Learning and Inclusion
Orletta Cross, Human Resources Director

Orletta Cross

Human Resources Director
Fane Efthalitsidis Headshot

Fay Efthalitsidis

Senior Recruiter
Emmanuel Encarnacion Headshot

Emmanuel Encarnación, aPHR

Human Resources Specialist
Michelle Jones Johnson Headshot

Michelle Jones-Johnson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Steven Lee

Steven Lee

Director, Total Rewards
Meredith Moore Headshot

Meredith Moore

Human Resources Manager
Brenna Smith-Mickunas Headshot

Brenna Smith-Mickunas

Human Resources Specialist


Marlene Inoa

Marlene Inoa

Nupa Patel Headshot

Nupa Patel, Esq.

Associate General Counsel
Patrica Ma Headshot

Patricia Ma, Esq.

Chief Legal Officer

Marketing & Communications

Michael Briddon Headshot

Michael Briddon, MA

Content Manager
Molly Fubel

Molly M. Fubel

Vice President, Marketing
Jasmin Fernandes

Jasmin Fernandes

Marketing Administrative Assistant
Francesca Gattuso Headshot

Francesca Gattuso, MA

Content Specialist
Chernise Harris

Chernise Harris

Marketing Manager
Kristin LaRoche Headshot

Kristin LaRoche

Vice President, Public Affairs
Lisa R. Sall, MPP headshot

Lisa R. Sall, MPP

Marketing Manager
Ami Sanchez

Ami Sanchez

Legislative and Policy Analyst
Carole Sheridan Headshot

Carole Sheridan

Marketing Associate
Caitlin Sinett

Caitlin Sinett

Multimedia Specialist
Carly Strang Headshot

Carly Strang, MBA

Marketing Manager
Sara Ward

Sara Ward

Public Relations Manager
Josefine Wolfe

Josefine Wolfe, PhD, MSPH, RDH

Education Specialist


Shweta Ghimire

Shweta Ghimire, MS, DVM

Research Analyst
Lisa Heaton Headshot

Lisa J. Heaton, PhD

Science Writer
Dustin Holloway Headshot

Dustin Holloway, MPH

Database Developer
Paige Martin, Science Writer

Paige Martin, BA

Science Writer
John O’Malley, Biostatistician

John O’Malley, MHI

Rebecca Preston Headshot

Rebecca Preston, MPH, CHES

Project Coordinator, Analytics & Evaluation
Morgan Santoro

Morgan Santoro, MPH

Research Analyst
Kelly Schroeder

Kelly Schroeder, RDH, MS

Health Science Specialist
Adrianna Sonnek Headshot

Adrianna Sonnek, MPH

Research Analyst
Eric Tranby headshot

Eric P. Tranby, PhD

Director of Analytics and Data Insights