Board of Trustees and Administration

Board of Trustees

Bruce Alexander
Nancy J. Brown, MD
Marna P. Borgstrom, CEO
Vincent A. Calarco
Erik Clemons
Jocelyn Cunningham
Richard D’Aquila, President
Karen DuBois-Walton
James Elrod
Mary C. Farrell, Chair
William W. Ginsberg
Thomas Hanson, MD
Joni Hansson, MD
Aaron P. Hollander
Thomas B. Ketchum
Marvin K. Lender
Linda Koch Lorimer, Secretary
Julia M. McNamara, Vice Chair
Sister Rosemary Moynihan
Stephen Murphy
Peter Salovey
Michael Sproule
James P. Torgerson

Senior Management

Marna P. Borgstrom

Marna P. Borgstrom
Chief Executive Officer

Marna Borgstrom began her career at Yale New Haven Hospital over 37 years ago. Her varied roles have taken her from a post-graduate fellowship, to various staff and management roles, to her promotion in 1994 to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Yale New Haven Hospital. In 2005, she assumed the position of CEO of Yale New Haven Hospital and President & CEO of Yale New Haven Health and now serves as the CEO of both organizations.

Ms. Borgstrom chairs the boards of the Healthcare Institute and the Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare and is the past chair of Vizient, a Dallas, Texas-based health care company. She serves on several other boards including the Connecticut Hospital Association and New Haven Promise.

Ms. Borgstrom has been the recipient of several awards recognizing her advocacy and community involvement including the AHA Grassroots Champion Award, the Anti-Defamation League Torch of Liberty Award, The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award and Business New Haven Business Person of the Year. She was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Quinnipiac University and Sacred Heart University and a Doctor of Business Administration by the University of New Haven.

Ms. Borgstrom received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and was awarded a Master’s of Public Health by Yale School of Public Health. She and her husband, Eric, have two grown sons.

Richard D'Aquila

Richard D'Aquila

Mr. D'Aquila received his graduate degree in hospital administration from Yale School of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Central Connecticut State University. Before joining Yale New Haven Hospital in 2006, he was a senior vice president and chief operating officer of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Previously, D’Aquila was executive vice president and chief operating officer at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

Keith Churchwell, MD Executive Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer
Thomas J. Balcezak, MD Executive Vice President
and Chief Clinical Officer
William J. Aseltyne, Esq. Senior Vice President
Chief of Staff and General Counsel
Michael D. Holmes Senior Vice President
Michael Loftus
Senior Vice President
Operations and Executive Director, Musculoskeletal and Neurosciences
Patrick McCabe* Senior Vice President
Kevin A. Myatt* Senior Vice President
and Chief Human Resources Officer
Vincent P. Petrini* Senior Vice President
Public Affairs
Lori Pickens Senior Vice President
Operations and Executive Director, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
Cynthia Sparer Senior Vice President,
Operations and Executive Director, Women’s and Children’s Services
Lisa Stump* Senior Vice President
Technology Services and Chief Information Officer
Vincent Tammaro* Executive Vice President
Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Ena Williams Senior Vice President
Chief Nursing Officer

Vice Presidents

Stephen Allegretto* Vice President
Analytics Strategy and Financial Planning
Michael Angelini* Vice President
Stephen Carbery* Vice President
Facilities Design, Construction, Real Estate Services
Michael Dimenstein* Vice President
Compensation and Benefits
Thomas Donohue, MD
Vice President
Medicine Services 
Marjorie Guglin, RN Vice President
Clinical Project Management
Robert B. Hutchison III* Vice President
Marketing and Communications
Maxwell Laurans, MD  Vice President
Surgical Services
Richard Lisitano Vice President
Clinical Services
Francine LoRusso, RN Vice President
and Executive Director, Heart and Vascular Services
Susan Maxwell, RN Vice President
Digestive Health Services
Michael Schaffer Vice President
Ambulatory Care
Ian Schwartz, MD* Vice President
Care Management
Mark Sevilla, RN Vice President
Patient Services, Behavioral Health and Emergency Medicine
Kim Slusser, MSN, RN Vice President
Patient Services, Smilow Cancer Hospital 
 *Melissa Turner Vice President
Human Resources
Kevin F. Walsh Vice President

*YNHHS employees with significant YNHH roles