Suzanne F. Delbanco Ph.D.
Suzanne F. Delbanco is the executive director of Catalyst for Payment Reform, an independent, non-profit corporation working on behalf of large health care purchasers to catalyze improvements to how we pay for health services and to promote better and higher value care in the U.S. In addition to her duties at CPR, Suzanne serves on the board of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute and participates in the Healthcare Executives Leadership Network. Previously, Suzanne was the founding CEO of The Leapfrog Group. Suzanne holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy and a MPH from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.
Andréa E. Caballero
Andréa E. Caballero is the program director for Catalyst for Payment Reform. Andréa comes to CPR with over 15 years of experience in the health care industry. Prior to joining CPR, Andréa served as Vice-President, Enterprise and Health Services Policy, for UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest health and well-being companies. In that capacity, she worked on a range of health care policy issues at the state and federal levels. From 2002-2005, Andréa was a member of PacifiCare’s Public Affairs team as the Director of State Government Relations for the Western Region. Before joining PacifiCare, Andréa was with Humana serving as a Regional Legislative Manager. A Wisconsin native, Andréa began her career in Madison, Wisconsin, working for the State Senate and as a Legislative Liaison representing various issues before the state legislature, regulators and administration. Andréa holds Bachelor of Arts degrees from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin.
MBA, Director of Business Development
Emily Roesing is the director of business development for Catalyst for Payment Reform. In her role, she helps CPR identify and execute on opportunities to expand its suite of products and services along with market needs, while continuing to further the organization’s mission. Prior to joining CPR, she held positions at Jiff Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Deloitte Consulting, where she spent several years providing strategy and operations expertise to large public agencies. She received her MBA from Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and her Bachelor of Arts from Duke University.
Project and Research Manager
Roslyn Murray is the project and research manager for Catalyst for Payment Reform. In this role, Roslyn manages projects on health care benefit design, how payment methods and benefit designs work together, and tailoring payment reform to local health care markets. Roslyn also assists the Program Director in tracking the implementation of payment reform at the national and regional level. She previously held a Project and Research Assistant position at CPR, where she provided background support and conducted research on policy and health care payment reform issues. A graduate of Stanford University, Roslyn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology, Health and Health Policy.
Director of Communications and Membership
Spencer Sherman is the director of communications and membership at Catalyst for Payment Reform. Prior to joining CPR in June 2016, he was the first communications director for the Science Philanthropy Alliance. He spent thirteen years as executive editor and communication director for the California Health Care Foundation, where he was responsible for all forms of communications and publishing and the development of targeted audiences to promote the foundation’s mission. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz with Bachelor of Arts degrees in American Studies and Political Science.
Wes McGaughey is a senior researcher at Catalyst for Payment Reform. Prior to joining CPR in August, 2016, he held research positions in bioethics at Sutter Health and other health care districts and hospitals in California. Wes received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from San Francisco State University and his MBA and MPP from Mills College’s Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy.
Charlotte O’Brien is the project coordinator for Catalyst for Payment Reform. In this role, Charlotte draws from her experience in project management and marketing to coordinate events, marketing, and communications for CPR. Charlotte’s background is in management and business development in luxury and specialty retail. Charlotte has an interest in health care, having worked for several years for DayOne Centers Inc. in the field of prenatal, postnatal, neonatal and lactation support. Charlotte holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Writing from Pacific University, Oregon.
Lea Tessitore is a part-time project assistant with Catalyst for Payment Reform, where she provides project support and conducts research on health care policy, payment reform, and purchasing strategies. Previously, she was a Senior Analyst at Manatt Health, where she provided policy analysis, project management support, and strategic business consulting services to healthcare providers, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Fortune 500 companies. Lea received her MBA in Healthcare management from Union Graduate College (now Clarkson University) and her Bachelor of Arts from Union College. She is currently working towards a Master of Science degree in Bioethics.
Kathy Flock manages operations and accounting for Catalyst for Payment Reform on a part-time basis. Over the last 20 years she has been a small businesses consultant supporting operations, finance, contracts administration, human resources, and insurance and investor relations. For seven years she was director of operations for a boutique commercial real estate firm in San Francisco. Kathy is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a degree in business economics.