Leadership

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Joan Budden

President & Chief Executive Officer

Under Budden’s leadership, Priority Health has seen unprecedented growth while ensuring its members have the resources to receive convenient, high-quality care at the best price. She is committed to changing the way care is delivered and engaging members in their health to lower the cost of health care.

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Christopher Crook

Senior Vice President, Information Services & Chief Information Officer

Crook leads all teams within information services, including application development, software quality assurance, client technology and domain architecture, including teams that work on optimizing Priority Health’s technology assets.

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James Forshee, M.D.

Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Forshee leads clinical and pharmacy programs, the development and coordination of population health programs and chronic disease management strategies. He also steers strategic planning to further Priority Health’s mission of improving health, enhancing patient experience and effectively managing cost.

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Mary Anne Jones

Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations & Senior Vice President, Priority Advantage

Jones’ responsibilities include project value transformation, claims payment and integrity, group enrollment fulfillment and billing services and member service operations. Under her leadership, Priority Advantage provides leading end-to-end and center of excellence solutions for Medicare Advantage plan startups and turnarounds.

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Michael Koziara

Senior Vice President, Provider Network

Koziara leads the direction of provider network development, reimbursement and performance, value-based payments and provider data management services. His areas of expertise span strategic and operational planning, value-based payment methods, accounting and auditing, financial reporting, leadership in managed care and organizational and cultural alignment.

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Marti Lolli

Senior Vice President, Consumer & Government Markets & Chief Marketing Officer

Lolli oversees the individual market, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid markets, the wellness department, market intelligence and the Southeast Michigan leadership team. She also oversees all marketing, public relations, and communications efforts.

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Rick Morrone

Senior Vice President, Employer Solutions

Morrone oversees sales, product development, employer relations and underwriting for all employer-based business. His expertise includes business leadership, key account management, organization integration, pricing and underwriting. In his career, he has provided leadership to business segments as large as $5 billion.

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Kimberly Thomas

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Thomas leads the organization’s legal, corporate compliance, enterprise risk management and corporate governance strategies as well as participating in corporate strategy.

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Jian Yu

Senior Vice President, Advanced Analytics & Chief Actuary

In Yu’s role, she oversees actuarial services, medical economics and advanced analytics functions. She is responsible for pricing strategy, health care trend analytics and business intelligence for all products.