Our Leadership

Meridian Health is fortunate to have a group of inspirational and caring leaders who have guided our family of physicians, nurses, team members, community advisory committees, volunteers, and donors with a shared vision for creating an exceptional health care system and patient experience.

Our Board of Trustees
Our Hospital & Medical Staff Leadership


Meridian Health Senior Executive Team

  • John K. Lloyd, FACHE
    President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Joseph Lemaire
    Executive Vice President, Finance

  • Steven G. Littleson, FACHE
    Executive Vice President

  • Patrick Young
    Executive Vice President
    Meridian Health Solutions

  • Wayne M. Boatwright
    Vice President
    Cultural Diversity

  • Robert Adams, Jr., FACHE
    President, Southern Ocean Medical Center

  • Dean Q. Lin, MHA, MBA, FACHE, FCPP
    President, Ocean Medical Center

  • Ann B. Gavzy, Esq.
    Senior Vice President
    Legal Affairs & General Counsel

  • Frank Goldstein, FACHE
    Vice President, Physician Services

  • Timothy J. Hogan, FACHE
    Regional Hospital President
    Monmouth County

  • Salvatore R. Inciardi, FACHE
    Senior Vice President, Business Development

  • Joseph Mannion, M.D.
    Chief Information Officer             

  • Russ Molloy, Esq.
    Senior Vice President
    Government Relations

  • Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP
    President, Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    & K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital

  • Theodore Schlert
    Senior Vice President
    Risk Management

  • Chrisie A. Scott
    Vice President
    Marketing & Corporate Communications

  • Marty Scott, M.D.
    Senior Vice President
    Chief Quality Officer

  • Maureen Sintich, R.N.
    Senior Vice President

  • Joseph E. Stampe
    Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations

  • Sherrie String
    Senior Vice President
    Human Resources

  • Rebecca Weber
    Senior Vice President
    Information Technology Transformation

  • Robbie Brown
    Vice President
    Quality and Performance Improvement


Meridian Health Executive Team

  • Rico Cayetano
    Vice President
    Diagnostics and Therapeutics

  • James Clarke, M.D.
    Vice President, Medical Director
    Physician and Quality Network Services

  • Donald Ellis
    Vice President
    Facilities Planning

  • Thomas Golaszewski
    Vice President
    Resource & Materials Management

  • Richard Hand
    Vice President

  • Navneet Kathuria, M.D.
    Vice President
    Population Health

  • Marilyn Koczan
    Vice President
    Patient Financial Services

  • Terry M. Manna
    Vice President
    Managed Care

  • Robert Palermo
    Vice President


Meridian Partner Company and Meridian Health Division Leadership

  • Ken Aber
    Vice President
    Meridian Quality Care

  • Stefanie Aber
    Vice President
    Meridian Quality Care

  • Stephen Baker
    Meridian Quality Care

  • Karla Cusano
    Vice President
    Ambulatory Services

  • Robert Davis
    Alert Ambulance

  • Sandra Elliott
    Vice President
    Consumer Technology and Services

    Marci Gietter
    Interim Executive Director
    Shore Rehabilitation Institute

  • Brian Heuer
    Vice President
    Meridian Realty

  • Carl M. Marchetti, M.D.
    Meridian Practice Institute

  • Michelle Mendelson
    Vice President
    Meridian At Home

  • Sam Young
    Meridian Fitness & Wellness