Our Board of Directors

Partners is grateful for the thoughtful guidance, singular wisdom and caring commitment of our Board of Directors.


President and CEO: June Simmons

Chair: Katherine A. Kirchhoff – Managing Director, Cain Brothers & Company, LLC

Vice Chair: Cathi Cunningham – Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Vice Chair: Jack Schlosser – Founder & Principal, Desert Vista Advisors

Treasurer: Edward Kim – COO, Lakeside Medical Group

Secretary: Jennifer L. Kozakowski – Chief Mission Integration Officer – South Bay, Providence Health

Past Chair: Marta Fernandez, JD – Partner, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler, and Mitchell LLP


Pete Brown – Communications Director, City of Los Angeles, Office of Councilmember Kevin de León

Terri Cammarano, JD, LLM – Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Cedars-Sinai

Paul Craig, JD – Chief Administrative Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

James B. Edwards – Chief Operating Officer, StartUp+ Health

Seth Ellis – Vice President, Clinical Integration, MemorialCare Health System

Amanda Flaum – Chief Health Operations Officer, CenCal Health

Jennifer Heenan – Partner, Spencer Stuart

Gordon M. Johnson – President, Key Group

Eve M. Kurtin-Steinberg* – Founding Managing Director, Pacific Venture Group

Jim Lott, PsyD, MBA – Healthcare Advocacy

Robert W. Lundy, JD – Partner, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman PC

Peter Mackler – Healthcare Advocacy

Manoj K. Mathew, MD, SFHM – Former National Medical Director, Agilon Health

Adriana Mendoza – Associate State Director AARP California

Stephen T. O’Dell – Senior Vice President, Coordinated Regional Care/Prospect Medical Holdings

Alfred Poirier – Chief Deputy-Emergency Operations, Los Angeles Fire Department

Alexander Strachan, MD, MBA – SVP & CMO, National Inpatient Care Management

Gerald Sullivan – Chairman, G. J. Sullivan Co., Reinsurance

Mari Zag – Director, AArete, LLC

*In Memoriam

Eve M. Kurtin-Steinberg, Pharm D
Founding Managing Director, Pacific Venture Group

Partners in Care Foundation Board Member from 2006-2022

Dr. Eve Kurtin-Steinberg, treasured Board Member, supporter, and friend passed away in May. Eve was a widely respected trailblazer in the healthcare industry remembered for her innovative spirit, strong leadership, and generous heart. Eve was a strong social activist, lending her support to important causes at home and in Israel. Eve joined the Board of Partners in Care Foundation in 2006, serving as Board Chair from 2011 to 2013. We will always remember and appreciate her vision and wisdom as she helped to guide the growth of our organization over the years. She is greatly missed.