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The Leapfrog Group Board

The Leapfrog Group Board meets four times a year and is made up of representatives from member organizations and other key thought leaders.

Board Members

Laurel Pickering, MPH (Chair)
President & CEO
Northeast Business Group on Health

William H. Finck, MBA, CPA (Immediate Past Chair)
WHF  Healthcare LLC

Cristie Travis (Vice Chair)
Memphis Business Group on Health

Elizabeth Casteel (Secretary)
Vice President, Human Resources
FedEx Corporation

Marsha Manning (Treasurer)
Manager, Medical Benefits and Strategy
University of Michigan

Bill Bonk (Chair, Governance Committee)
Former Director, Global Benefits
Exelis, Inc.

Marleece Barber
Director of Health and Wellness and Chief Medical Officer
Lockheed Martin

Ford Brewer
Chief Medical Officer
Premise Health

Gov. John Engler (Former MI Governor)
Business Roundtable

Irene Fraser, PhD
Senior Fellow
NORC at The University Of Chicago

David Goldhill
President & CEO
Game Show Network (GSN)

Martin J. Hatlie, JD
Project Patient Care

Frank Johnson (Chair, Business Development Committee)
Director of System and Payment Reform
Maine Health Management Coalition

David Hopkins (Chair, Hospital Safety Score Committee)
Senior Advisor
Pacific Business Group on Health

Michelle Martin
Vice President, HR Specialty Services
CBS Corporation

Dr. Arnold Milstein
Professor of Medicine
Director of the Clinical Excellence Research Center
Stanford University

Susan C. Reinhard, RN, PhD, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Director
AARP Public Policy Institute
Chief Strategist, Center to Champion Nursing in America

Maureen Ryan
Senior Client Partner
Korn/Ferry International

Linda Schwimmer
President and CEO
New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute


Ex Officio

Leah Binder
President and CEO
The Leapfrog Group


Legal Counsel

Dan Roble
Ropes & Gray


Liaisons to the Board

Jack Smith, CAPT, MC, USN
Director, Health Services Policy and Oversight
Defense Health Headquarters

William Kassler
Chief Medical Officer, New England Region
Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services

John Cutler, ESQ.
Senior Policy Analyst
Office of Planning and Policy Analysis
Office of Personnel Management