Executive Team

Executive Team

Dr. Michael Cropp

Michael W. Cropp, M.D., MBA

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael W. Cropp, M.D., is the president and chief executive officer of Independent Health. Under his leadership, the organization delivers products and services that improve the health of almost 375,000 customers – and has been consistently recognized nationally for excellence in quality, service and innovation.



John Rodgers

John Rodgers

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

As chief operating officer, John R. Rodgers is responsible for overseeing all business operations within the organization, including Sales, Product Development, Information Technology, Office of Strategy Management, and Independent Health’s ancillary businesses – Pharmacy Benefit Dimensions®, Nova Healthcare Administrators, Inc.® and Reliance Rx®.



John Mineo

John Mineo

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

John Mineo, executive vice president, general counsel, oversees Legal, Compliance, Facilities and Vendor Management Departments at Independent Health. He is responsible for all legal matters, board of directors’ support, and managing outside legal counsel.



Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Mark Johnson coordinates all activities related to financial administration, planning, accounting and auditing. He is one of the corporate officers responsible for Independent Health's strategic direction and assists in identifying and developing new business ventures.



Patricia Clabeaux

Patricia Clabeaux

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development

Patricia Clabeaux oversees the Human Resources department, including the Learning Center. She is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s workforce strategy, and for sustaining an engaged workforce and positive organizational culture to enable the company to achieve its strategic goals.



Thomas Foels

Thomas J. Foels, M.D., MMM

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

As chief medical officer Thomas J. Foels, M.D., M.M.M., is responsible for the development, implementation and management of medical management initiatives, health care policies and resource utilization.

 



Jill Syracuse

Jill Syracuse

Executive Vice President, Chief Engagement and Servicing Officer

Jill Syracuse oversees health care services, including utilization management/case management, quality management, behavioral health, health promotion, operations reporting, and medical audit. Jill also leads servicing, membership operations, e-Business, and customers’ online digital experience for more than 375,000 members.