Meet our team...
President and CEO
Suzanne leads HANJ to improve health-care for New Jersey’s most vulnerable. As the recognized voice for safety net hospitals for over two decades, she works with legislative and administrative leaders to raise awareness of critical healthcare issues facing our state.
Vice President, Finance and Strategy
Chris has more than 12 years of experience in Medicaid financial management and reimbursement policy. While at the NJ Office of Management and Budget and Medicaid, he led several federal maximization initiatives that generated significant revenue for both the State of NJ and the hospital industry. Most recently, Chris administered incentive and value-based programs for a Medicaid health plan.
Office Manager/Executive Assistant
Cara has held positions in government and not-for profits. She provides critical administrative support and keeps our members informed.
Vice President, Policy
Brian previously served as Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Prior to this, he was Senior Program Manager for the State Health Reform Assistance Network and State Health and Value Strategies. These programs provided technical assistance to states in their implementation of the Affordable Care Act and efforts to improve population health and reform the delivery of health care services. Brian previously spent several years as a legislative aide for the NJ State Senate President.
Board + Members
Hak Kim, Chief Financial Officer
Deborah Visconi, President & CEO
Shane Fleming, Senior VP & CFO
Dr. Natasha Deckmann, CEO
Kevin O'Dowd, Co-President/CEO
East Orange General Hospital
Paige Dworak, CEO
Joseph Scott, Executive Vice President, Health Care Transformation & Population Health
HANJ Past Chair
Daniel Moen, President
Kevin Slavin, President & CEO
HANJ Past Chair