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Hugh Lytle

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 »

Mark Hillard

Mark Hillard

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 »

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Brian Fischer

Chief Financial Officer

Brian Fischer, a certified public accountant and expert in managed-care finances, has thrived during his 25 years in healthcare management. He has extensive insight into developing, evaluating and operating Medicaid, Medicare and commercial managed care organizations and contributed to the award and start-up of numerous health plan ventures and the evaluation and acquisition/sale of multiple health plans. Read more »

Mark Besh

Mark Besh

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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Brandon Clark

Chief Strategy Officer

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 »

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Lisa Stevens Anderson

President, Arizona Market

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 »

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Tomás León

President, Equality Health Foundation

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 »

Craig Gaites

Craig Gaites

President, Texas Market

Craig serves as the strategic leader of Equality Health’s Texas market. 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 »

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Todd Galloway

Chief Actuarial Officer

With a penchant for turning complex challenges into intuitive understanding and opportunities, Todd has inherent expertise in optimizing health plan performance. His accumulated knowledge from managing physical, behavioral and long-term care products in the Medicaid, Medicare and commercial markets and experience in operational, financial, medical and marketing departments has shaped his firm belief that healthcare entities cannot run optimally without integrated business intelligence solutions among departments. Read more »

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Mark Stephan, MD

Chief Medical Officer

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 »

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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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Mark Wright

Mark Wright

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 »

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Sharla Fisher

Senior Vice President, Client Success

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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Kim Samuel

Kim Samuel

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 »