Executive Team

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 400,000 customers – and has been consistently recognized nationally for excellence in quality, service and innovation.

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

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.

Patricia Clabeaux

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

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.

Anthony J. Billittier IV, M.D.

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

As chief medical officer, Dr. Billittier is responsible for providing the clinical leadership for all medical management initiatives for Independent Health. He also helps set clinical direction for engaging members in their health and in designing programs that enable employers to actively promote health and wellness, and informed decision-making for their employees.

James A. Dunlop, Jr.

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, James A. Dunlop, Jr. is responsible for the financial budgets and operations of Independent Health, including the development of the financial and operational strategy, the company’s financial assets and reporting the financial results of Independent Health and its affiliate companies.

Paul Kahlon

Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary and Strategy Officer

As senior vice president, chief actuary and strategy officer, Paul Kahlon is responsible for overseeing Independent Health’s commercial, Medicare and Medicaid premium rate structures through regular and systematic analysis and forecasting of data in a manner that is actuarially sound, competitive in the marketplace and that provides income in accordance with organizational goals and objectives. Paul also facilitates the development of strategies for the business enterprise to ensure Independent Health’s long-term growth and profitability.

Anne O’Neill

Vice President, chief Risk Officer

As vice president, chief risk officer, Anne O’Neill leads and manages the company’s efforts to mitigate risks to future growth and existing assets. Her responsibilities include overseeing enterprise risk management, the information risk office and business continuity functions.