Partners 23rd Annual Tribute Dinner

Partners Tribute Dinner: Innovation and Impact

Monday, June 12, 2023 | The Beverly Hilton Hotel | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Honoring Johnese Spisso, RN, MPA and Robert K. Ross, MD

Join us for Partners’ 23rd Annual Tribute Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, June 12, 2023! The dinner pays tribute to our esteemed honorees Johnese Spisso, RN, MPA and Robert K. Ross, MD whose work is transforming healthcare. We are also commemorating our 25th Silver Anniversary and it will be a time for celebrating twenty-five years of extraordinary and powerful service to our communities. Thank you for your support of Partners in Care Foundation. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sponsorships, Advertisements & Tickets

Please download our sponsorship form for a complete list of benefits, including tribute advertisement dimensions and specifications here:

2023 Sponsorship Form

Payment Information

Partners  welcomes and encourages ACH Wire transfer payments, checks, and credit cards. Please contact Victoria for ACH wire details: Victoria Loy | | 747-500-4099

Please make checks payable to:
Partners in Care Foundation
EIN: 95-3954057

Mail check payments to:
2023 Tribute Dinner – Partners in Care Foundation
PO Box 25614
Pasadena, CA 91185-5614

To securely make your credit card payment online: Register here – Purchase Sponsorships, Tickets, & Advertisements

Deadline Dates and Contact Information

Tribute Journal Ad Deadline: April 3, 2023

Ticket Deadline: June 1, 2023

For details on sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Karen Schneider
Vice-President Development | (818) 837-3775 x 121

For questions about event details, payments, tribute ads, and guest names, contact:

Victoria Loy
Development Manager | (747) 500-4099

Thank you to our sponsors

Premier Event Sponsor

UCLA Health

Ruby Sponsors

The California Endowment

Platinum Sponsors

Keck Medicine of USC Keck School of Medicine

Gold Sponsors

Hooper Lundyb Bookman Scan Health

Silver Sponsors

Alfred E. Mann Charities Super Care Health

Bronze Sponsors

Cigna Spencer Stuart Jack & Carissa Schlosser

2023 Honorary Tribute Co-Chairs

Hector De La Torre
Executive Director, Gasol Foundation US

Michael L. Steinberg, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chair, UCLA Medical Center

2023 Tribute Dinner Committee


Jennifer Heenan
Partner, Spencer Stuart


Sajid Ahmed             
CEO, WISE Healthcare 

Paul Craig, JD            
Healthcare Advocacy, Former Chief Administrative Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Amanda Flaum
Vice President CA & HI Medicaid, Kaiser Permanente

Jennifer L. Kozakowski, MN, MPH   
Chief Mission Integration Officer – South Bay, Providence St. Joseph Health

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

Jack Schlosser
Founder & Principal, Desert Vista Advisors

Shawn Sheffield
Chief Strategy Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Gerald Sullivan         
Chairman, G.J. Sullivan Reinsurance

Paul S. Viviano
President & CEO, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles