Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
A serial entrepreneur and self-described healthcare rebel, Hugh has a passion for disrupting an undesirable status-quo. With more than 25 years of executive healthcare leadership experience, he’s focused on developing groundbreaking healthcare solutions like the work being done at Equality Health. Read More »
President, Emerging Markets
A pioneer in Arizona healthcare, Mark Hillard has been a transformational leader in for-profit, nonprofit, and government organizations including health plans, hospital systems, and physician groups. Driven by a mission to help underserved populations access quality healthcare, Mark and his team are making a lasting impact on the industry by creating the first pathways to integrated clinical, behavioral, and social care. Read more »
Chief Growth Officer
Mark focuses on thoughtful and profitable “quality growth” strategies at Equality Health with a particular focus on value creation. His impressive track record in the healthcare sector has led to the formation of publicly traded companies, and his stewardship in the institutional investment business helped skyrocket the growth of assets under management.
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Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
An accomplished community health executive, Brandon brings more than a decade of experience in healthcare strategy, finance, and operations to Equality Health. He was drawn to Equality Health because of its disruptive vision, diverse team, and passion to transform the healthcare experience for underserved populations. Read more »
Lisa Stevens Anderson
President, Q Point Health
Lisa is a healthcare veteran who has served in executive leadership roles in the Valley for 25+ years. She made the switch to Equality Health because she wanted to “align her personal and professional mission and values to improve the health of the community” with a like-minded organization. She’s excited about providing the resources that allow people to control their own destinies. Read more »
In his role as President of HealthBI, Doug works the executive teams and staff to drive growth strategy and client retention initiatives, and direct next level business development opportunities. Doug brings over 25 years of experience as a high-performing executive leading global healthcare and information technology organizations. Read more »
President, Equality Medical Group
After 25 years of medical operations experience and 20 years in the Valley of the Sun, Mark saw a national opportunity to revolutionize healthcare by giving independent physicians the tools, resources and technology needed to manage patients in a culturally sensitive way. He’s excited about growing a comprehensive, culturally competent network of trained providers. Read more »
President, Platform as a Service
Craig serves as the strategic leader of Equality Health’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) business unit. He is responsible for coordination across the technology, product, and commercial functions to continually refine and deliver high quality solutions to enhance care coordination, care gap management, and member experience to both payers and providers. Read more »
Mark Stephan, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Q Point Health
A mission-driven physician, Mark believes the greatest impact to be had is helping those who have the least. He says patients should “drive their own bus” and feels strongly about providing patient advocacy and education. His intense interest is in improving integrated medicine and care delivery systems for providers and patients. Read more »
Jason Ahn, MD
Chief Development Officer, California Market
A Harvard-trained emergency medicine physician, Jason is a leader in value-based healthcare delivery, policy and innovation. Committed to making an impact for the populations who need it most, Jason says at the end of the day, he’d like to look back on his life and see that he gave his all to make the world a better place, especially for the underserved. Read more »
Anabell Castro Thompson, NP
Senior Vice President, Health Equity
A 20-year industry veteran and Latino advocate, Anabell was previously founder and director of the Hispanic program within the largest non-profit Hospice in the nation. She currently is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. Her vision encompasses transforming healthcare delivery for vulnerable populations through advocacy, public policy and implementation of culturally congruent models of care—all with the goal of fostering healthy, equitable communities.
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Senior Vice President, Marketing and Strategy
Tomás has been a lifelong advocate for advancing diversity and inclusion, bringing more than two decades of experience in community mobilization, health equity, policy advocacy, and marketing communications to his role at Equality Health. He says the company mission aligns with his purpose in life—advocating for people left behind—and his role allows him to “bring all of who he is to work.” Read more »
Senior Vice President, Client Engagement
With over 25 years of healthcare experience and a passion for making a difference, Sharla brings a plethora of experience and insight to Equality Health in her role as Senior Vice President of Client Engagement. Her accomplished background includes building large-scale strategic partnerships, developing and leading executive-level sales teams, and creating innovative, value-based solutions.
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Senior Vice President, People and Culture
Kim has been with Equality Health since the company was just a dream. Having gone from working at a company that sold things “people didn’t need” to one that’s “filling a need” was very intriguing. She says it was like walking into a “green field” where you could create something special from the ground up—in this case, a whole new approach to wellness that also solves social issues. Read more »
Vice President, Informatics
Bob leads the Informatics team at Equality Health. His passion and expertise lie in providing analytical insights that drive optimal solutions. Bob has over 30 years of experience leading analytic initiatives and operations within healthcare organizations, spanning the government and commercial business sectors.
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Vice President, Provider Network Operations
With over 25 years in the health care industry in Arizona, Kathy Thurman is a high-performing leader. She has worked for a number of managed care organizations across the state and held many roles associated with nearly every functional area of a health plan.
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