Executive Staff

 

Leah Binder, President and CEO, The Leapfrog Group

Leah Binder

PRESIDENT AND CEO  |  @LeahBinder


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 and other top tier publications. She has been 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.

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

Missy Danforth

VICE PRESIDENT OF HEALTH CARE RATINGS


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 oversees Leapfrog’s various measurement and public reporting activities including the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Leapfrog ASC Survey, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, and emerging ratings programs.

Steve Gaus

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT 


Steve Gaus is the Director of Business Development, where he leads business development efforts of Leapfrog's data licensing to include new markets, new use cases and strategic new relationships and channels. Prior to Leapfrog he was the Business Development Manager at Verizon’s ICSA Labs.  The Labs served as a strategic professional services unit within the Cyber Security arm of Verizon specifically testing and certifying network security products to assist Enterprises when procuring Cyber Security Products and Services. 

Ralph Johnson

VICE PRESIDENT OF INFORMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY  


Ralph Johnson is the Vice President of Informatics and Technology, overseeing Leapfrog’s strategic IT direction and execution. Prior to joining Leapfrog, he served as a Chief Information Officer for various Maine hospitals over the course of 35 years. Ralph is recognized as a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and recognized as a Fellow of the Health Information Management Systems Society. 

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

Erica Mobley

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADMINISTRATION  |  @EricaSMobley


Erica Mobley is the Vice President of Administration, 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 Operations for Leapfrog.

Katie Stewart

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH CARE RATINGS 


Katie Stewart is the Director of Health Care Ratings, where she has served as a member of Leapfrog’s Health Care Ratings Team for the past four years. She manages Leapfrog’s various measurement and public reporting activities, including the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, Hospital Safety Grade, and new Ambulatory Surgery Center Survey. As a Director, she oversees operations and informs content and analytics for all ratings programs. She previously served as a Senior Program Analyst at Leapfrog.

Tony Sudler 

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT 


Tony Sudler serves as the Vice President of Development, leading strategies to increase charitable contributions through major gifts, sponsorships, and individual donor engagement.  Contributed funds will increase Leapfrog's capacity to expand programming and increase public engagement with its mission.  Prior to Leapfrog, he served as Chief Philanthropy Officer at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Children’s Home Society of Florida, and CEO for the Alzheimer’s Association in Washington, D.C. 

 

 

 

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