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About SCAN
About SCAN

SCAN Board of Directors

The SCAN Board of Directors brings a wealth of corporate governance experience and personal commitment to ensure SCAN remains a leading healthcare provider for seniors in our community. Current Directors include:

  • Ryan Trimble, Chairperson, Healthcare Consultant
  • Andrew Allocco, Aetna Inc. (retired)
  • Colleen Cain, Co-founder and former CEO, Benova, Inc.
  • Leo F. Estrada, Ph.D., Professor of Urban Planning at the Luskin School of Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Tom Higgins, Prosetta Corporation
  • Francesca Luzuriaga, Business Consultant
  • Michael L. Noel, Noel Consulting Company
  • Pat Seaver, Latham & Watkins (retired)
  • Chris Wing, President and Chief Executive Officer, SCAN Health Plan

SCAN Executive Management

SCAN is led by a strong management team, dedicated to ensuring SCAN fulfills its mission and serves well the membership and communities in which it does business. Current officers and executives include:

Chris Wing, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wing joined SCAN in 2011. As President and CEO, Mr. Wing is responsible for working with the board of directors, leadership team and employees of SCAN to develop innovative ways to advance the company’s mission while responding to the nation’s changing healthcare landscape. Mr. Wing will also be partnering with regulators, legislators, and community leaders to promote healthcare solutions based on the SCAN Health Plan model of health management for Medicare beneficiaries and the disabled.

Mr. Wing has more than 25 years experience, having served in top executive positions across a wide spectrum of the healthcare industry. Most recently he was executive vice president and chief operating officer for Healthcare Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the nation. Prior to that he was CEO/executive vice president for Health Net’s west coast operations. He was also CEO/executive vice president for PacifiCare of California and held a variety of leadership positions with Blue Cross of California, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company and Prudential Health Care Plan.

Mr. Wing serves on the board of directors of Olive Crest, an organization dedicated to preventing child abuse. Mr. Wing is also a founding board member of Resplendent Hope, a faith-based organization that is committed to advancing the cause of widows and orphans in selected third-world countries.

Mr. Wing holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Planning from the University of Southern California. His Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Marketing and Finance is from California State University, Long Beach.
Bill Roth, Chief Operating Officer
Bill Roth joined SCAN in 2011. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Roth oversees several core operational areas for SCAN including claims, healthcare services, informatics and IT. Under his leadership SCAN is working to synergize these departments in ways that improve efficiencies and bring added benefits to members.

An accomplished healthcare executive, Mr. Roth has more than 20 years of managed care experience. Most recently he served as president of individual and small business markets at CIGNA HealthCare in Connecticut where he led the company's nationwide entry into the individual and small group markets. He also served as business leader when CIGNA acquired Great-West Healthcare. Prior to working at CIGNA, Mr. Roth served as a senior vice president at Aetna, where he ran the company’s small group, individual, Medicare and Medicaid businesses. He has also held senior executive positions at Blue Cross of California and WellPoint.

Mr. Roth earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration at Indiana University.
Randy Stone, Chief Financial Officer
Randy Stone is chief financial officer of SCAN Health Plan. In this role Mr. Stone has responsibility for the finance, risk management, workplace services and actuarial services.

Prior to joining SCAN in 2011, Mr. Stone served for nine years as chief financial officer of L.A. Care Health Plan in Los Angeles, the largest public healthcare agency in the U.S. servicing 850,000 low-income members and generating revenues exceeding $1 billion. Before that he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Unimed Management Company, a physician practice company consisting of seven separate medical groups servicing nearly 500,000 commercial and senior individuals.

Mr. Stone earned an MBA in accounting/finance and a bachelor’s degree in management and accounting, both from California State University, Long Beach.
Nancy J. Monk, Chief Risk Officer
Nancy Monk was named Chief Risk Officer for SCAN in 2012. In this role she oversees the key areas impacted by regulatory oversight: corporate compliance, enterprise risk management and internal audit.

Before joining SCAN Ms. Monk was senior vice president, regulatory and public affairs for United Healthcare, where she led the regulatory and compliance activities for the company’s western region. In her previous position as vice president of state government affairs for PacifiCare Health Systems, she oversaw the regulatory affairs and public policy programs for all states in which the company operated. Prior to that she was a government relations executive for National Medical Enterprises, Inc. (now Tenet Healthcare).

Ms. Monk received her Bachelor of Science degree from Mount Holyoke College. Her Master’s degree in Business Administration and Master’s in Public Health are from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Cathy Batteer, Senior Vice President and General Manager, all Markets
Cathy Batteer joined SCAN Health Plan in 2011, bringing a strong background in product leadership and provider contracting and service. As Senior Vice President and General Manager, all Markets, Ms. Batteer is responsible for the company’s market-based operations in California and Arizona. In this position, she is responsible for managing the important business partnerships with SCAN’s healthcare provider networks. She and her team work to ensure that SCAN members have access to high-quality, affordable benefit plans.

Ms. Batteer has more than 25 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently she served as vice president of Medicare for UPMC Health Plan in Pittsburgh, a subsidiary of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, a nationally recognized integrated healthcare delivery system. She previously worked with SCAN from 2001 to 2005, serving as senior vice president of network management. Prior to that Ms. Batteer was vice president of health services and provider delivery for PacifiCare of California.

She holds a Master of Public Administration in Health Care Administration from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Science in Health Planning and Administration from Pennsylvania State University.
Sherry L. Stanislaw, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Southern California
Ms. Stanislaw joined SCAN in February 1998 and brings over 30 years of healthcare experience to her role, with a strong background in operations. As General Manager for SCAN in Southern California, Ms. Stanislaw is responsible for the health plan’s overall performance in its largest market. In addition, she provides oversight of SCAN’s Product Development and Implementation and Market Expansion efforts.

Before joining SCAN she held a broad range of management positions with Talbert Medical Group and FHP Health Care.

Ms. Stanislaw holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco, California.
Wendy Karsten, Vice President, General Manager, Arizona
Wendy Karsten is Vice President and General Manager for SCAN Health Plan Arizona, responsible for the health plan’s overall performance in its current service areas of Maricopa and Pima counties. In addition, she is responsible for the SCAN HealthCheck Assessment Center program, developed to help ensure plan members are receiving needed preventive care while reinforcing the doctor-patient relationship. The first center opened in Stockton, California in October, 2013.

Ms. Karsten brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare leadership, most recently as vice president of healthcare operations for SCAN in Arizona. Prior to joining SCAN in 2012, Karsten served as CEO for Huntington Medical Foundation in Pasadena, California, a large multi-site medical group.

Karsten holds a Master of Arts degree in Education from California State University Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, OR.
Karen Sugano, Vice President, General Manager, Northern California
Karen Sugano joined SCAN in 2006 and is now Vice President and General Manager for SCAN in Northern California, responsible for the health plan’s overall performance in the region. Ms. Sugano also remains head of Network Management for all markets. In this role she is accountable for developing and implementing provider network strategies in support of SCAN’s growth and expansion objectives, including delegated compliance & network strategic initiatives such as 5 Star.

With 20 years’ experience in healthcare, including leadership positions at such leading medical groups as MedPartners and BuenaVentura Medical Group, Ms. Sugano brings valuable insight to her dual role. Immediately prior to joining SCAN, she served as vice president of network management at Buenaventura Medical Group, where she worked closely with SCAN to launch the health plan in Ventura County.

Ms. Sugano holds a Master of Public Administration in Health Care Administration from the University of Southern California and received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Romilla Batra, MD, Corporate Medical Director, SCAN Group
As Corporate Medical Director for SCAN Group, Dr. Batra sets clinical policies and procedures. She provides physician oversight of clinical programs including disease management, ambulatory and complex case management. In addition, she helps design clinical initiatives to improve quality of care and drive star performance.

Dr. Batra has over 12 years of experience in leading organizational efforts focused on chronic disease management and quality improvement, both on the health plan side and provider group side. She is a board-certified internist and, prior to joining SCAN in 2011, worked as a Medical Director at University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine. She continues to volunteer at UCI as an Associate Professor of Medicine and also serves as a faculty member for Paul Merage School of Business at UCI.

Dr. Batra finished her internal medicine training at UCLA and received her MBA with health care focus from Paul Merage School of business.
Raymond Chan, MD, Corporate Medical Director, SCAN Health Plan
Raymond Chan, MD, joined SCAN in 2011. Currently Corporate Medical Director for SCAN Health Plan, Dr. Chan’s primary responsibility is to support SCAN’s Southern California market in areas such as provider interventions and communications related to quality and process improvement. In addition, Dr. Chan provides input into the development of corporate and market strategy and he helps ensure that SCAN’s contracted providers are able to fulfill their delegated responsibilities.

Dr. Chan brings almost 20 years of experience as a Medical Director. Prior to joining SCAN he served as the Director of Clinical Services at a large medical group where he was responsible for improving inpatient utilization and managing network performance over a broad range of products.

Dr. Chan is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and also holds a Healthcare Executive MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
Peter Begans, Senior Vice President, Public and Government Affairs
Peter Begans joined SCAN in 2010 to oversee health care policy making on the state and federal levels, and to open the organization’s first Washington, DC, office.

Most recently, Peter was Vice President of federal affairs for Medco Health Solutions in Washington, DC. Prior to that he was Vice President of government relations for Prudential Insurance Company also in Washington. His extensive experience in the political arena includes serving as director of communications for Governor Tom Kean of New Jersey. He was also a national political analyst for ABC News in New York. Peter graduated Magna cum laude from Boston College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He also holds a New Jersey Teaching Certificate from Jersey City State College.
Eve Gelb, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Services
Eve Gelb joined SCAN in 1997. As Senior Vice President, Healthcare Services, Ms. Gelb is responsible for all Healthcare Services functions, including Care Management, Care Coordination, Quality Management and Utilization Management. These are the areas that deliver the SCAN Model of Care, which revolves around caring for the whole individual and spans the continuum of a member’s health status.

Ms. Gelb has more than 18 years of healthcare experience, previously working at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Ms. Gelb earned her Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Moon Leung, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Healthcare Informatics
Moon Leung has been with SCAN since 1999 and was previously Vice President, Healthcare Informatics. Dr. Leung is nationally recognized as an expert in biostatistics and healthcare informatics. He and the Informatics team lead many analyses and activities that are critical to SCAN’s success and sustainability, including risk adjustment, CMS Stars scoring, HEDIS, and encounter data processing. In addition, Dr. Leung previously oversaw the creation of the company’s data warehouse and executive information system (EIS).

Prior to joining SCAN, Dr. Leung was Director of Data Management and Information Analysis for Foundation Health Systems (FHS), Woodland Hills, California. In this position, he was responsible for providing corporate-wide support, design and analysis of all disease management studies, HEDIS and data warehousing for 17 different health care plans. Additionally, Dr. Leung’s expertise in biostatics has resulted in the publication of over two dozen papers and articles in such periodicals as the Biometrical Journal, Annual Review of Public Health, The American Journal of Public Health, Archives of Internal Medicine, and the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Dr. Leung holds a Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and Bachelor of Science and Masters of Philosophy in Statistics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Gil Miller, Senior Vice President of National Sales
Gil Miller joined SCAN in 2011 as Senior Vice President of National Sales for SCAN Health Plan. Mr. Miller brings a wealth of strategic sales experience to SCAN, where his responsibilities include growing our member base in current and potential new markets.

Before joining SCAN, Mr. Miller served as executive vice president of sales for Bravo Health, a Medicare Advantage health plan based in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to his work with Bravo, Mr. Miller served as vice president of enterprise sales for PacifiCare/Secure Horizons and before that he was vice president of performance management for United HealthGroup.

Outside of healthcare, he has held executive positions with American Financial Resources and General Electric Capital.