Governance Challenges of Healthcare Organizations | Women in the Boardroom

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Governance Challenges of Healthcare Organizations

The governance of healthcare organizations presents special challenges for boards.  The public’s health and wellbeing are often involved, and so the board’s risk oversight role – including for reputation risk – is heightened.  Healthcare, a highly complex and dynamic industry, is heavily regulated at the federal, state and local levels, and specialized knowledge may be necessary for some, if not all, board members.  Healthcare organizations are often nonprofits, and board compensation may be low or nonexistent.  Our panel of healthcare governance experts will explore these and other “Governance Challenges of Healthcare Organizations”.


Howard Brod Brownstein, Alexandra Morehouse, Jane Scaccetti

Date & Time

October 15, 2020
12:00 PM ET


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About the Speakers

Howard Brod Brownstein

President of Brownstein Corporation

Howard Brod Brownstein, CTP, is a nationally-known turnaround and restructuring professional, and regularly provides programs for Women in the Boardroom. He is President of Brownstein Corporation, which provides turnaround management and advisory services, as well as investment banking, fiduciary services, litigation consulting, investigations and valuation services. He regularly serves on the boards of directors of public and private companies, and currently serves on the boards of: P&F Industries (Nasdaq: PFIN) where he chairs the Nominating/Governance and Strategic Planning & Risk Assessment Committees, Renew Financial, where he serves as chair of the Risk Committee, and Merakey, a nonprofit with over 10,000 employees. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional, and also an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and Immediate Past President and Board Chair of the NACD Philadelphia Chapter. He has authored ninety articles and textbook chapters, is a Contributing Editor at two publications, and is a regular guest-lecturer at Harvard Business School, Wharton, NYU and elsewhere. He received JD and MBA degrees at Harvard, and B.S. (Wharton) and B.A. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.

Alexandra Morehouse

Chief Marketing Officer, Banner Health

Alexandra Morehouse has been Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President at Banner Health since August 2015. Ms. Morehouse served as Vice President of Advertising & Brand Management at Kaiser Permanente since August 2012. She served as Customer & Brand Evangelist for the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan in California. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Ms. Morehouse served as an Executive Director of the Marketing Innovation Lab, or MiLab, a joint venture among Google, Facebook, and the Direct Marketing Association. Ms. Morehouse led MiLab in delivering marketing best practices to Fortune 100 companies. Before that, she served as chief marketing officer at AAA, where she led a broad range of marketing functions. Her experience also includes marketing leadership roles at Charles Schwab and American Express. She served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at American Automobile Association for 11 years. Prior to her role at AAA, she served as Chief Marketing Information Officer of Charles Schwab. Ms. Morehouse is a three-time winner of a “Most Influential Women in Business” Award from the San Francisco Business Times. She has been featured in Forbes, Business Week, The Economist, and Direct Marketing magazine for her achievements in driving profitable growth throughout her career. Ms. Morehouse serves on the board of Harvard Business School Community Partners, the Chief Marketing Officer Council and SharpBrains Neuroscience Research Institute. She was recognized in 2014 by the Wall Street Journal with a “Marketers that Matter” award, and in 2008, 2009 and 2010 was named among the “Most Influential Women in Business” by the San Francisco Business Times. Ms. Morehouse holds a BA Degree and MBA from Harvard University.

Jane Scaccetti

Founding Shareholder & CEO of Drucker & Scaccetti

Jane Scaccetti is founding shareholder and CEO of Philadelphia-based Drucker & Scaccetti and has been a practicing CPA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 1977. At Drucker & Scaccetti, she and her team of approximately 50 professionals provide counsel to family-owned and closely-held businesses on a wide range of complex tax planning and wealth management issues. Prior to founding the firm in 1990, Ms. Scaccetti served at Laventhol & Horwath from 1977 to 1990 during which time she became the first woman to be named tax partner at a Philadelphia’s international firm in 1987. She has served on the Board of Directors at The Pep Boys since 2003, where she chairs the Company’s Audit Committee and serves on the Nominations and Governance Committee. 

She also serves on the boards of Mathematica Policy Research and Temple University Health Systems, where she served as Chair from 2008-2013. She is a Trustee of Temple University, a Trustee of Salus University and Board Chair at Temple University Hospital. Ms. Scaccetti previously served as a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at DiGiorgio Corporation from 1994-2006, on the board at Nutrition Management Services Company from 1992-2009, a director at Keystone Health Plan East from 1998-2008 and on the board of First Penn Bank from 1989-1999. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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