David C. Fielding
David C. Fielding joined Trustbridge as Chief Executive Officer in December 1998. Under Mr. Fielding's leadership, Trustbridge has grown from caring for approximately 200 patients on a daily basis to more than 2,000 patients per day.
Prior to his current position, David served for two years as Executive Director of United Hospice Incorporated of Lilburn, Georgia, one of the largest hospice companies in the southeastern United States, with eleven offices in Georgia and South Carolina. Previously he spent seven years with Vitas Healthcare Corporation, the largest hospice organization in the country. During this time he worked in Miami and Boston, and served as Director of Development and Managed Care in Chicago and General Manager in Lombard and Skokie, Illinois. Mr. Fielding has a bachelor's of arts in organizational behavior and management from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and a master's of science in health systems management from Rush University in Chicago. He is a member of the National Hospice Organization, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. and the National Association for Home Care.
Tarrah Lowry joined Trustbridge as Chief Operating Officer in August 2021. Ms. Lowry brings more than a decade of progressive health care leadership to this role. Prior to joining Trustbridge, she served in a number of senior leadership roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer at Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care. She brings considerable expertise in hospice and palliative care on a local, state and national level having served on both the National Association of Home Care and Hospice and Hospice & National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. She is a tireless advocate for quality home based care and protecting and expanding benefits for those who need them most.
Mark R. Huntley
Mark Huntley joined Trustbridge in March of 2017 as Chief Financial Officer, bringing more than 25 years’ of experience in the healthcare management and insurance space.
He has extensive leadership in the healthcare field, including: profit and loss performance; business strategy and market development; investment and treasury operations; network operations; underwriting and actuary management; long-term capital planning, risk adjustment, claims and customer service operations; and ensuring operational performance with state and federal regulatory agencies and external auditors.
Mark’s professional experience includes: Chief Financial and Operating Officer of First Care Health Plans; a provider owned plan where he was responsible for all aspects of finance and operational functions; Chief Financial Officer-USA at Allianz Global Assistance, where he was responsible for the company’s financial operations; and Vice President of Finance/CFO of First Health Services Corporation, the public sector subsidiary of a managed care company. He also served as a board member for the Jefferson Insurance Company from 2007 to 2012.
A Certified Public Accountant, Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from LeMoyne College.
Charley Snider joined Trustbridge in August 2022 as Chief Human Resource Officer. Mr. Snider brings more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare sector.
Charley previously served as Vice President of Human Resources at Mission Hospital, Oak Hill Hospital, and CMH Regional Health System. In each of these positions, Charley provided leadership and confidential counsel to his teams while working to improve productivity, efficiency and service delivery.
Charley holds a MS in Industrial Labor Relations and BS, both from West Virginia University.
Elaine Williams, MSN, BS, RN
Elaine Williams, MSN, BS, RN, serves as Vice President of Clinical Operations and leads the clinical teams within Trustbridge. She has served Trustbridge since 2005 in various leadership positions. Her passion for clinical excellence and mission of our organization is forefront in all that she does. Prior to her time with Trustbridge, Elaine served in the Greater Chicago area as the Director of Nursing in Skilled and Rehab settings.
Elaine’s commitment to fostering quality care, innovation in service delivery and development of employee well-being are central to her leadership philosophy. She has been a catalyst for several process improvements in the Patient Care Department and as a leader has demonstrated her commitment to supporting her team to ensure success. Elaine is a member of the National Black Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
Elaine holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration
Katherine Brazzale, MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP
Dr. Katherine Brazzale joined Trustbridge in 2008 when she was selected as the first-ever physician for Trustbridge's Fellowship program. Following her fellowship, Dr. Brazzale served as Associate Medical Director. In addition, she has also served as Director of Pediatrics, where she works to enable medically frail children to spend time at home surrounded by their family.
Dr. Brazzale is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Physician Leadership, and the Palm Beach Medical Society. She earned her medical degree from University College London and later served as chief resident at University of Florida Health Shands Hospital. Dr. Brazzale is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. She has also served in faculty positions at Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and the Department of Family Medicine at Nova Southeastern University.
Bivek Pathak is responsible for information technology throughout the organization, and all aspects of information technology management and control, including: planning, recommendations for technical acquisitions and system integration. The information technology infrastructure includes multiple operating sites, and voice and data communications. His leadership includes continued evaluation and improvement of various system integration, technology architecture and infrastructure.
Bivek began his information technology career with NIIT Ltd. (SEI-CMM level 5 company) responsible for IT infrastructure for 50 remote sites. His extensive technical and business background help him grow to AVP (Assistant Vice President) at Oceans Connect (UK) Ltd. He was responsible for multiple voice and data sites across globe (USA, UK and India). Prior to joining Trustbridge in 2009, Bivek worked for Home Depot as Network and Telecom Manager, which included 42 service sites and three disaster recovery (DR) data center sites in Miami, New York and Boca Raton. Bivek has successfully implemented resilient system and network Infrastructure, ERP, System Integration, various Process Improvement projects and the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) rollout at Trustbridge.
Amanda Tippin, MHA, MAC, CHC
Amanda Tippin, MHA, MAC, CHC, serves as Corporate Compliance & Privacy Officer and is responsible for general oversight of compliance teams to ensure all departments and divisions of Trustbridge comply with the rules and regulations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as other regulatory agencies. Amanda serves as the point person for both internal and external interactions with State and Federal agencies (AHCA, OIG, DCF, CMS Contractors, etc.), develops corrective action plans for resolution of problematic areas and provides direction on avoidance of similar future situations.
Prior to joining Trustbridge in 2017, Amanda served as the Director of Compliance and Risk for a Medical Service Organization (MSO) where she negotiated physician contracts and maintained oversaw physician credentialing and performed monthly audits, reconciliation and fund analysis for the division.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, dual Master’s degrees in Accounting and Healthcare Administration and is certified in Healthcare Compliance.
Pedro Herrera has over 30 years of senior management experience in Accounting and Finance.
He comes to Trustbridge from 1st United Bank, where he served as the Senior V.P., Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the Treasury Area. Prior to that he held the position of Senior V.P., Controller, covering Accounting and Treasury Functions for the Bank. Pedro assisted 1st United Bank with Acquisitions and Mergers, and oversaw a variety of projects related to process improvements and accounting system conversions. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from St. Peter's University, and a Certificate in International Banking from New York University.
Greg Sinclair joined Trustbridge in May of 2012 as Director of our Central Distribution Facility. He was promoted to Vice President of Support Services in October 2016, taking on the additional responsibility for Facility Management and Food Services.
Starting his career in the United States Air Force, Greg brings more than 40 years of experience in logistics and operations to the organization. Prior to joining Trustbridge, he held numerous leadership roles in a variety of organizations, including Teva Pharmaceuticals and Emerson Electric Corporation. His continuous improvement mindset and strong customer service focus has helped guide his teams to provide best in class services to our patients, families and employees.
Phillip Smith, BSN, RN
Phillip Smith, BSN, RN joined Trustbridge in September of 2019 and currently serves as Vice President of Strategic Development. He serves the mission of Trustbridge in overseeing both the Business Development and Admissions Departments.
Phillip's clinical background includes ER, telemetry, med/surg, and neurological nursing with a certification in stroke care. He brings with him over a decade of corporate customer service leadership and nursing management.
He is a gifted communicator and passionately works to bring the vision and values of Trustbridge to life working closely with the community to understand and value the hospice philosophy of care. He is a graduate of South University.
Richard S. Levene, DO, FAAFP, FAAHPM
Dr. Richard Levene oversees the Medical Education Department in Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program. Having a strong history with the Trustbridge clinical team over the years, Dr. Levene also held the positions of Assistant Medical Director and Clinical Medical Director.
Dr. Levene attended the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Long Island, New York, and he is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and Certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Practice. In addition, Dr. Levene has been Board Certified by the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine since 1998 and was recently awarded the degree of Fellow by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.