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Executive Team

Michael W. Cropp, M.D., MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Michael W. Cropp, M.D., is the 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.

James A. Dunlop, Jr.


As president, James A. Dunlop, Jr. has been tasked with leading the process to prioritize work and better sustain the financial performance of the organization.

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®.

Kenneth Sodaro

Kenneth Sodaro

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Kenneth Sodaro, executive vice president, general counsel, oversees the Legal, Compliance and Auditing Departments. He is responsible for all legal matters for Independent Health, including contract and lease negotiations, and representing the company in regulatory matters, appeals and other legal issues.

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.

Jared Gross

Chief Financial Officer

As chief financial officer, Jared Gross is responsible for the budgets and financial operations of the Independent Health, including the financial forecasting and the development of financial plans, managing the company’s financial assets and reporting the financial results of Independent Health and its family of companies.

Anne O’Neill

Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

As Senior 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.