Leadership and Staff

Chief Executive Officer

Natalie Levkovich

Natalie Levkovich has held the position of Executive Director of the Health Federation of Philadelphia since 1987 and served as Director of Program Development for the three years prior to that. During this tenure, she has led a number of notable community oriented collaborative initiatives and has overseen the organization’s growth from a budget of less than $200,000 to more than $20 million. A highly qualified management team assists Ms. Levkovich in leading the organization.

Senior Management Team

Ann Ricksecker

Associate Chief Executive Officer /
Coordinator: Philadelphia Partner, Mid Atlantic AIDS ETC
aricksecker@healthfederation.org

Suzanne Cohen

Senior Director of Population Health
scohen@healthfederation.org

Maria Frontera

Senior Director of Children, Youth, and Families Division
mfrontera@healthfederation.org

Leslie Lieberman

Senior Director of Special Initiatives and Consulting
llieberman@healthfederation.org

Robert Purdy

Senior Director of Finance and Operations
rpurdy@healthfederation.org

Our Board of Directors

The members of the HFP Board of Directors represent the organizations that are federation members. As such, they oversee the development of policies and programs of HFP to assure that the mission is furthered in an accountable and effective manner.

Executive Committee

Patricia Deitch
Board Chair

President/CEO
Delaware Valley Community Health Center, Inc.

Ronald Heigler
Board Vice-Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Greater Philadelphia Health Action

Phyllis Cater
Board Secretary/ Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer
Spectrum Health Services

Members

Fred Carey
Executive Director
Sayre Health Center

Mary Kargbo
Chief Executive Officer
Berks Community Health Center

Marcella Lingham
Executive Director
Quality Community Health Care Center

Michael G. Lucas
Executive Director 
ChesPenn Health Services

Dorothy Mann (Individual)

Bridgette McGivern 
Chief Executive Officer
Community Health and Dental Care

Jane Shull
Executive Director
Philadelphia FIGHT

Rosetta Smith
Executive Director
Covenant House Health Services, Inc.

Thomas Storey, MD 
Director of Ambulatory Health Services
Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Donna L. Torrisi
Network Executive Director
Family Practice & Counseling Network

Susan Post
Executive Director
Esperanza Health Center