Saturday, December 2, 2023

2022 Leading for Impact: Women in Leadership Honorees

The 5th Annual Leading for Impact, Women in Leadership Awards recognizes women creating IMPACT, leading organizations and mission-focused strategic programs across the Federal Civilian, Federal Health, and Military Health, Technology, and Consulting Community.

Congratulations to all of this year’s Awardees!

  • Cori Hughes, Program Integration Director, Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) Office and PEO Defense Healthcare Management Systems
  • Tracie Loving, Director, Office of Organization Development and Engagement, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs 
  • Lisa Slaughter, Senior Vice President, Maximus
  • Kimberly Mingo, VP Government Sales and Business Strategy, Philips
  • Suzanne Roosen, Director, Resource Planning and Strategic Management, Office of Food Policy and Response, Food & Drug Administration
  • Olivia Trivisani Bowker, Founder & CEO, Amivero
  • Diane Yarnell, Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff, GRSi
  • Pam Rubin, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Faith Roy, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, Office of Information Security, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs 
  • Beth Angerman, Chief Operating Officer, MetaPhase Consulting
  • Ling Sukri, Vice President of Health IT, Precise Software Solutions, Inc.
  • Megan Hicks, Director, REI Systems
  • Theressa Kim Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Resolution Think, LLC
  • Tobi Pulley, Senior Program Director, Visual Connections, LLC
  • Lee Ann Crochunis, Director, Applications Management Group, OIT, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Danni Liu, Senior Manager, Technology Risk, EY
  • Srivasavi Chaganti, MD, Founder, President, and CEO, Chags Health Information Technology, LLC (C-HIT)
  • Suzanne Shirley, Director, Community Engagement and Fellowship, VHA Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning
  • Jennifer Kenney-Smith, Area Sales Manager, GitLab
  • LaShanda Cobbs, President & CEO, Optum Serve Preparedness and Emergency Response
  • Hannah Bradley, DHA ERMF Program Manager & DHCRM PMO Civilian Lead, Naval Information Warfare Center – Atlantic, Department of Defense
  • Joni L.  Rutter, Acting Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Karen A. Ketchum, Vice President, Data Analytics, ICF
  • Kathrine Dass, Chief Delivery Officer, Ventech Solutions
  • Lt Col Vikki L. Lopez, Chief Information Officer, Air Force Medical Service
  • Joanne Martin, Vice President, Leidos
  • Sanja Basaric, AI Program Lead, Department of Health & Human Services
  • Yael Harris, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Laurel Health Advisors, LLC
  • Dara Corrigan, Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Suzanne Boyd, Founder & CEO, Anthro-Tech
  • Joanie Barr, Chief Technology Officer, IntelliBridge
  • Melissa Bryant, Senior Advisor for Strategic Engagement, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Christine Cocrane, Senior Vice President, Management Advisory Services, LMI
  • Ariele Faber, Chief Experience Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Pawla Ghaleb, Founder and CEO, PBG Consulting LLC
  • Susan Burke, Sr. Program Director, Cognosante
  • Amber Bellsdale, Acting Deputy Director, Division of Enrollment Policy and Operations, Marketplace Eligibility and Enrollment Group, Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Jennifer Rosas, Vice President of Health Solutions, EM Key Solutions, Inc.
  • Nara Um, Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Veterans Health Administration, Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) Office
  • Debbie Dean, VP Health Analytics, GDIT
  • Jennifer Kwok, ITSM Team Lead, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Rachel Miller, Chief of Staff, WellHive
  • Mary Garrison, Vice President, Children and Youth Portfolio, ICF
  • Meghana Chalasani, Lead Clinical Analyst, CDER, OND, Food & Drug Administration
  • Mary Affeldt, Chief Executive Officer, mPower Incorporated
  • Rhonda Taylor, CSSP IPT Lead (Acting), Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic, Department of Defense
  • Laura Garrison, Salesforce Deputy Practice lead, Octo
  • Royce Allen, Director, Enterprise Security Architecture, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Shalika Robie, DET, Regional Director of Student Services-KIPP Nashville, Learning Designer, SR Learning Designs, LLC
  • Laura Prietula, Deputy Chief Information Officer, EHRM Integration Office, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Tina Cheatham, Deputy COO, Health Resources & Services Administration
  • Jennie Lucca, Chief Executive Officer, The Children’s Inn at NIH
  • Leah Siskind, Chief of Staff, Digital Service, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Teddra Burgess, Managing Director, Federal Civilian, Google
  • Angela Reddix, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, A. Reddix and Associates (ARDX)
  • LTC Chani Cordero, Chief Information Officer, Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Kate Wetherby, Deputy Director, Marketplace IT Group (MITG), Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Marketplace IT Group (MITG), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 
  • Monica Rosser, Chief Growth Officer, Favor TechConsulting LLC
  • Amy E. Kirby, PhD, National Wastewater Surveillance System Program Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • LTC(P) Sharon Rosser, Acting Commander, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
  • Sophie Stern, Managing Director, KPMG
  • Amy Cohen, Program Manager, esMD, Unissant, Inc.
  • Helga Rippen, MD, PhD, Chief Interoperability Officer, Office of Technical Integration, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Faye Curran, PhD, Program Manager, Cognosante
  • Nikita Singh, President & CEO, Saliense Consulting
  • Kristin Porter, Partner and VA Account Leader, Guidehouse
  • Krista Yager, Chief Digital Officer, National Government Services
  • Colleen Kummet, PhD, Data Scientist Consultant, GDIT
  • Darya Kulyk, Sr. Customer Success Manager, LaunchDarkly
  • Marybeth Carragher, Senior Vice President, Consulting Services, CGI Federal
  • Joanna Robbs, DHA CyOC Chief, Naval Information Warfare Center – Atlantic, Department of Defense
  • Keia B. Eaves, President & CEO, Olive Branch Innovations
  • Molly Gatti, Office of Business Integration, Chief Solution Delivery, Veterans Business Administration (VBA)
  • Penni Spriggs, Program Manager, Sierra7

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