Richard “Rick” Shinto, InnovaCare’s CEO, announced that the company had expanded its leadership team by adding three new executives. They included Jonathan Meyer, Penelope Kokkinides, and Mike Sortino. InnovaCare Health is a renowned provider of both Medicare and Medicaid plans, provider networks, and physician practice services.
Shinto cited that the company needed leaders with a top-notch level of experience, expertise, and professional integrity. He added that each executive possessed a distinct set of skills, which was essential to the company’s success.
The Three New Executives
Jonathan Meyers currently serves as the Chief Actuary Officer (CAO) of InnovaCare, Inc. Before joining the company, he worked at Medicare and Medicaid for Horizon BCBS where he served as the Director of Actuarial Services. Before that, Meyers was the Chief Actuarial at HealthCare Partner in New York City. He also offered Employee Benefits Consulting services to large Employers and Unions such as the International Paper and AXA Financial, where he advised Senior Executives about Healthcare Benefits for retirees and employees.
Penelope Kokkinides serves as the present Chief Administrative Officer of the healthcare company. Penelope has over 20 years of industry experience and has specialized in government health care programs like Medicare and Medicaid. Additionally, Penelope has expertise in managing health care processes and developing clinical programs.
Previously, she served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the Executive Vice President of Centerlight HealthCare. Her responsibilities included overall management of the managed care division. Penelope also served as the Corporate VP for Care Management and Disease Management at AmeriChoice, which is a business division of UnitedHealth Group. Furthermore, she contributed to the development and implementation of the company’s health model.
Mike Sortino currently serves as the Chief Accounting Officer of InnovaCare Inc. Before joining InnovaCare health, he served as a Controller at Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. Mike worked for more than five years as the Chief Financial Officer at Houston Casualty Company (HCC) before joining Samsung. Apart from having more than five years of experience in public accounting, Mike has more than 20 years in the reinsurance and insurance industries.
Richard Shinto Awarded for His Work
Rick Shinto is presently the CEO of InnovaCare Inc. In 2012, he was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the year. Shinto earned the award because of his success in innovation, financial performance, and a personal commitment to different communities and businesses.