Executive Staff


Leah Binder, President and CEO, The Leapfrog Group

Leah Binder


Leah Binder is President & CEO of The Leapfrog Group, representing employers and other purchasers of health care calling for improved safety and quality in hospitals. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, the Huffington Post, and the Wall Street Journal expert forum. She was named on Becker’s list of the 50 most powerful people in healthcare, and consistently cited by Modern Healthcare among the 100 most influential people and top 25 women in healthcare.


Missy Danforth, Vice President of Hospital Ratings, The Leapfrog Group

Missy Danforth


Missy Danforth is the Vice President of Health Care Ratings, where she serves as member of Leapfrog’s senior leadership team informing Leapfrog’s strategic direction, engaging experts and stakeholders, and analyzing program results to engage purchasers and consumers and drive safety and quality improvements. Ms. Danforth manages Leapfrog’s various measurement and public reporting activities including the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, and emerging ratings programs.

Erica Mobley, Director of Communications and Development, The Leapfrog Group

Erica Mobley


Erica Mobley is the Director of Operations, a role in which she oversees all operational functions of the organization. She also directs public relations and external communications regarding the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, and other initiatives, securing Leapfrog’s exposure to millions of consumers, purchasers, providers, and payors. She previously served as Director of Communications and Development for Leapfrog.




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