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Bruce Anderson, MS
James B. Couch, MD, JD, FACPE
Janice Drobnick
Archelle Georgiou, MD
Edward J. Haaz, MEd, LPC, ABMPP
Chris Hadley
Kevin Hamilton
Richard Hodach, MD, MPH, PhD
Philip B. Kalin
Wolf Kirsten
Donald E. Lighter, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACHE
Anne Llewellyn, RN.C, MS, BHSA, CCM,CRRN
Les C. Meyer, MBA
Dennis Millirons, MS
Lorraine Pickrell
Ben Price
Leo Tokar
Kevin L. Unger, MBA/MSHA, CHE
Lindsley Withey
Kathleen Yeager, SPHR




The Leadership Engagement Summit Program Committee includes Colorado
business leaders and multiple stakeholders’ collective impact perspectives
from healthcare executives, human resources leaders, physician executives,
economic development directors, government officials, non-profit and academic
team leaders from leading organizations across the nation:

Les C. Meyer, MBA, Chairman, Informed Opinion Leadership Action Group *
Vice President, HealthNEXT, LLC, President and Health Care Strategist,
HPI Advisors, LLC, Senior Fellow, Jefferson School of Population Health,
Alumnus, The Programs in Hospital Administration, Concordia College

Lorraine Pickrell, Manager, Office of Continuing Education, Colorado Foundation
for Medical Care (CFMC) *

Janice Drobnick, Assistant Director of Operations and Finance for the
Executive and Professional MBA Programs, Daniels College of Business,
University of Denver

Bruce Anderson, MS, Associate Dean, Offutt School of Business, Co-Chair and Director, Healthcare Administration Program, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, MS, Health Administration, University of Colorado

Philip B. Kalin, President and CEO, Center for Improving Value in Healthcare

Archelle Georgiou, MD, Senior Advisor and Chair, Health Executive
Roundtable at TripleTree and Fox News Medical Expert *

Kevin Hamilton, Manager, Global Benefits, Deckers Outdoor Corporation
and Past Director of Benefits and Employee Health Services at Children's
Hospital Colorado

Kathleen Yeager, SPHR, Program Team Member, Colorado Human
Resource Association (CHRA) and Chief Organizational Effectiveness
Strategist, Kathleen Yeager Consulting, LLC *

Leo Tokar, Senior Vice President, Lockton Employee Benefits Group, Inc.

James B. Couch, MD, JD, FACPE, Managing Partner & Chief Medical Officer,
Patient Safety Solutions, LLC, Organization Health Market Sector, Team
Leader, Informed Opinion Leadership Action Group, LLC and Senior Fellow,
Jefferson School of Population Health*

Kevin L. Unger, MBA/MSHA, CHE, President and CEO, Poudre Valley
Health System, Colorado Regent, American College of Healthcare
Executives (ACHE)

Lindsley Withey, President, Colorado Association of Healthcare Executives

Ben Price, Executive Director, Colorado Association of Health Plans

Dave Gans, MSHA, FACMPE, Vice President of Innovation and Research,
Practice Management Resources, Medical Group Management Association
American College of Medical Group Practice Executives (MGMA-ACMPE) *

Chris Hadley, Chairman, Colorado Medical Study Group, Senior Vice
President, Citywide Banks

Donald E. Lighter, MD, MBA, FAAP, FACHE, Executive Director, Institute
for Healthcare Quality Research and Education, Former Chief Quality Officer
for the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Alumnus Examiner, Malcolm
Baldrige National Quality Award

Richard Hodach, MD, MPH, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Phytel

Edward J. Haaz, MEd, LPC, ABMPP, Chief Behaviorist, HealthNEXT and
Senior Fellow, Jefferson School of Population Health

Anne Llewellyn, RN.C, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN, Editor In Chief, Case in
Point Magazine, Dorland Healthcare Information, Board Member, Professional
Patient Advocate Institute (PPAI)

Dennis Millirons, MS, President, Sanford Medical Center – Fargo, ND,
Faculty, Concordia College, and ND Regent, American College of Healthcare
Executives (ACHE)

Wolf Kirsten, President, International Association for Worksite Health
Promotion (IAWHP), an affiliate society of the American College of Sports
Medicine and Owner at International Health Consulting, Berlin, Germany

* CE Leadership Work Group
** For more information call Les C. Meyer, MBA at 303-916-0017



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of CFMC and Informed Opinion Leadership Action Group. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. In addition, 8.0 ACHE Category II continuing education credits pending, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and 5.0 Human Resource Accreditation Institute (HRAI) continuing education credits pending.