Former: Director, Development and Deputy Director, Endowment Campaign, Michigan Cancer Foundation; Director, Special Events, Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit. 1986, joined American Heart Association (AHA), a global leader in the discovery and dissemination of heart disease and stroke science; has held multiple leadership positions, including Executive Director, Metro Detroit; Executive Vice-President, former Massachusetts and former New England Affiliates; 2000-08, Chief Operating Officer, and since 2009, Chief Executive Officer. Former Chairman of the Board, National Health Council. Member, Board of Directors: Coalition to Transform Advanced Care; Alliance for a Healthier Generation; Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids; Truth Initiative; Valentin Fuster-Mount Sinai Foundation for Science, Health and Empowerment; and Executive Committee, Research! America. Member: Qualcomm Life Advisory Board; FasterCures Patients Count Leadership Council; Healthcare Advisory Board, Bipartisan Policy Center’s CEO Council on Health and Innovation; Leadership18.