Executive Office

Noel Adachi, MBA President & CEO
Breian Meakens, MPA, MBA Chief Operating Officer
Therese Poland, RN, BSN, MSN Sr. Vice President, Accreditation Services
Michael Niederpruem, PhD, CAE Sr. Vice President, Learning and Development
Renee Greenfeld, MBA Sr. Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
Jackie Brunn   Senior Executive Assistant/Governance
Nikki Wszolek Executive Assistant


Ann Carrera, JD Senior Counsel, Legislative & Corporate Affairs
Ryan Stillion, JD Paralegal

Human Resources (Surveyor Services) & Administration

Karen Buehring, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, HR and Administration
Julie Haugh
Assistant Director, Surveyor Services
Latasha James, PHR, SHRM-CP Sr. Business Partner, Human Resources
Vinay Shah Payroll Specialist
Wanda Walters Office Services Administrator


Rusmir Zec Director of Finance
Merrissa Yeung Manager, Accounting
Enrique Paz Senior Analyst
Liliya Kim Staff Accountant

Information Technology

Richard Newman, MBA Director, IT
Frances Springs Application Support Specialist
Glenn Liss Computer Support Professional
Debbie Kolasa Data Analyst
Rosa Palacios, PMP, CSM Project Manager

Marketing & Business Development

Tom Tassone, MSW Director, Health Plans
Vikas Bhala, MPH, MBA
Assistant Director, Client Relations
Brian Szumsky Communications Project Manager

Accreditation Services

Cheryl Pistone, RN, MA, MBA Clinical Director, Ambulatory Accreditation
Dorota Rakowiecki  Director, Ambulatory Accreditation Operations
Tarin English Sr. Manager, Accreditation Services 
Rommie Johnson, MPH  Manager, Accreditation Services 
Mona Sweeney, RN, BSN Assistant Director, Primary Care
Deanna Scatena, RN, BSN Certification Program Manager
Accreditation Services is divided into teams that serve specific types of organizations and/or regions. Use the link in the right hand column to find the individuals that serve your organization.

Education & Development

Meg Kerr, MPA Vice President, Education and Development
Debra Levinthal, DPM Director of Education

Institute for Quality Improvement

Naomi Kuznets, PhD Vice President & Senior Director
Belle Lerner, MA

Assistant Director 

Accreditation Services works by team and function to serve specific regions, types of organizations and AAAHC programs. Click here to find the team members who support your organization.


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