InnovaCare Health Bolsters its Leadership Team by Adding Three Highly Experienced Individuals
On July 28, 2016, the BusinessWire revealed the addition of three executives to InnovaCare’s leadership team. InnovaCare is widely known as one of the largest providers of Medicare Advantage and Medicaid in Puerto Rico. According to InnovaCare’s Chief Operating Officer, Rick Shinto, the new addition was aimed at propelling the company into greater success. Here are the three candidates and why they were best suited for the job.
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Jonathan Meyers was recruited to serve as InnovaCare’s Chief Actuary Officer. Before joining InnovaCare, he worked for Horizon BCBS as the Director of Medicaid, Medicare and Actuarial Services on Crunchbase. Meyers has been involved in providing Employee Benefits Consulting to major Unions and Employees including Johnson & Johnson, AXA Financial, and International Paper.
Mike Sortino was appointed as the company’s Chief Accounting Officer. Previously, he worked for Samsung Fire & Marine Co. Ltd as the Controller. In addition, he boasts of over five years in public accounting as well as over two decades of experience in the reinsurance and insurance sector.
She was named as InnovaCare’s Chief Administrative Officer. She holds an excess of two decades in terms of health care experience, especially in the managed care industry and government programs. Penelope Kokkinides also holds extensive expertise and knowledge in creating clinical programs as well as managing health care operations with an objective of enhancing organizational infrastructure.
InnovaCare Health and its Leadership
InnovaCare Health is prominently known as a leading provider of managed healthcare service. It boasts of the top health plans in Puerto Rico, which include PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. and MMM Healthcare, Inc. The two health plans not only comprise a vibrant network of more than 7,500 providers but also include a membership base of over 200,000 individuals. InnovaCare Health leverages the managerial experience and training of its principal leaders including Dr. Richard Shinto, who serves as its CEO and President. He is highly qualified in diverse disciplines, as he holds an MBA and a medical degree from the University of Redlands and the State University of New York respectively.
Penelope Kokkinides is also part of InnovaCare Health, whereby she serves as the Chief Administrative Officer. Before moving back to InnovaCare, Penelope was the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Centerlight HealthCare. She previously worked for Touchstone Health as its Chief Operating Officer. Kokkinides boasts of a rich academic background that touches numerous academic disciplines including biological sciences, public health, social work as well as alcohol and substance abuse.