Shaping Our Future: Introducing Our Newest Board of Directors Cohort

HealthCare Access Maryland (HCAM) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to the Board of Directors. The 20-member Board of Directors is the governing body of the organization and is responsible for managing the business and sustainability of HCAM. 

This July, HCAM welcomed five new members to its Board of Directors: Kim Langenhahn, Pamela Lawrence, Leila Nowroozi, KerriLaine Prunella, and Aaron Seib. All bring invaluable knowledge and professional experience, and a strong commitment to HCAM’s mission to make Maryland healthier. Each member will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2023. 

HealthCare Access Maryland’s CEO, Traci Kodeck, shared the following, “I am excited to announce the following individuals to join HCAM’s Board of Directors effective July 1st. Each of them comes with a unique lens of health care through either their professional work or personal experience. We welcome each of them to our team and thank them for their commitment to our mission. I continue to be humbled by the individuals who are willing to volunteer to shape our strategic initiatives and help HCAM continue to rise to be a stronger collective team.”

Learn more about the newly appointed board members below: 

Kim Langenhahn who currently serves as the Director, US Health, with the Camber Collective, draws on more than 15 years of consulting, operational, and startup experience in the domestic and international health and nonprofit sectors to help organizations navigate complex issues, operate more effectively, and deliver greater impact. During the course of her career, Kim has helped numerous healthcare organizations tackle a variety of strategic challenges such as scaling Terrapin Pharmacy’s remote medication adherence system, launching a MENA-focused healthcare incubator, devising system-wide strategy for the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health as part of PwC’s consulting practice, and developing a market forecast for a pharmaceutical company alongside her L.E.K. Consulting colleagues.  She is also the Cofounder of a small social enterprise that she runs with her family. Kim earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago as well as a Master of Science in Quantitative Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University.  She currently serves as Board Emeritus for the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and chairs the Nominations and Memberships Committee for the Harris School of Public Policy Alumni Council.  Kim resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband. 

“I am thrilled to join the HealthCare Access Maryland Board of Directors and support an organization that seeks to ensure as many people as possible have insurance coverage and access to the services they need to lead the healthiest lives possible. Given the recent elimination of the Medicaid continuous coverage provision combined with the growing recognition of the degree to which social risk factors dictate health outcomes, HCAM is uniquely positioned to have a transformational impact on the health and wellbeing of Maryland residents. I am thankful for the opportunity to help HCAM further its mission and extend its impact in the coming years as a member of the Board.” 

Pamela Lawrence joined the Annie E. Casey Foundation in June of 2021 and leads the Foundation’s national community change strategies, outside of its hometowns of Baltimore and Atlanta. Her team centers youth and community voice and works with local and national partners to improve the neighborhoods where children, youth, and families live by promoting access to good schools, affordable, quality homes, job opportunities and strengthening community safety. Before joining Casey, Lawrence held several roles during her 13-year tenure with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C. She started as a public housing revitalization specialist and then served as acting Community and Supportive Services director. In her most recent role, as a neighborhood and community investment specialist, she was responsible for the administration of HOPE VI, Choice Neighborhoods and Public Safety Enhancement grant programs and funds. Prior to her tenure with the federal government and Casey, she was president and owner of Competency Builders, Inc. and Associates, Director of Resident Services for the Indianapolis Housing Agency and functioned as a community planner, advocate and organizer for United Way of Central Indiana and the Indianapolis Urban League. 

“It is with great excitement that I join the HCAM Board of Directors to support ongoing efforts to address long-standing health equity issues particularly those facing homelessness and working to re-enter following incarceration. I am proud to join an organization that equally cares about the communities they serve and the staff providing the services.” 

Leila Nowroozi currently leads Marketing Operations for Aetna, A CVSH Company. Her team’s core areas of responsibility include brand and creative, content and social, member communications, colleague engagement, and corporate events. Leila joined Aetna in 2016 and previously served as head of National Partnerships. In this capacity, she worked closely with organizations like Meals on Wheels, YMCA, and Unite Us, a partnership announced to address social determinant of health gaps for Medicaid and D-SNP members in select counties. Leila also played an integral role in the development of an SDOH strategy within Aetna, to ensure alignment and coordination on programs across the enterprise. She has been a strong advocate of integrating SDOH interventions in business programs and driving towards community and policy solutions. Leila has held prior marketing leadership roles at Avalere Health, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer.  

Leila received her Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and her Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of South Carolina’s School of Public Health. She lives in Arlington, VA with her family. 

“I am super excited to join this amazing organization and work with passionate advocates focused on addressing health equity in our communities. By now we all know that health and wellness are driven by factors well outside the doctor’s office, the challenge ahead is how we bring other resources and services to families so they can achieve their best health.” 

KerriLaine Prunella is the Chief Human Capital Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Since assuming the role in 2020, Ms. Prunella has worked diligently to advance the strategic goals and priorities of the CFTC and partners with other federal financial regulatory agencies. Ms. Prunella has over 17 years in the Federal Government, working across many agencies to learn and contribute to diverse missions. As a Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Administration at the General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), she led enterprise-wide strategic and corporate leadership in the development and delivery of transformational programs, policies, and services for headquarters and twelve regional offices. She served as the Director of Human Resources for the Department of Commerce, Office of Inspector General, and as the senior advisor to the deputy assistant secretary for human resources of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She was also the human resources branch chief to the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and held HR roles with the Departments of Treasury and Transportation. Ms. Prunella earned a bachelor’s degree in international politics from The Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in business administration from Trinity University and a graduate certificate in organization development from Marymount University. 

“I look forward to working with my board peers and the HCAM leadership team supporting efforts to advance programs that benefit children and others in need of essential care.” 

Aaron Seib is the Sr. VP of Strategy and Innovation for NewWave, one of Maryland’s premier Health IT product development companies where he is responsible for new product development and strategic relationships. Mr. Seib has 30 years of experience working in health IT, including a decade working with the Payer community, a decade working in the clinical research domain and most recently a decade working on interoperability on a national scale. Mr. Seib is committed to improving care for everyone – capitalizing on the benefits of technology to improve outcomes for all. 

“I am grateful to be a member of the HCAM Board.  It is a privilege to be part of HCAM’s mission to improve our healthcare delivery system for those who experience barriers to getting the access they need to quality care.  My lived experience is evidence that everyone is susceptible to needing assistance and I am pleased to be a part of the solution, working with such an extraordinary board and the amazing team that operates this critical part of our community.” 

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