President & CEO
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Michael Thompson recently accepted the position of President and
CEO of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions). A Principal
at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for the past 20 years, Thompson is a nationally
recognized thought leader for business health strategies and health system
reform. He has worked with major employers and other stakeholders on
sustainable cost reduction, integrated health, wellness and consumerism,
retiree health, private health exchanges and health reform. Known for
developing and promoting collaborative cross-sector health industry
initiatives, Mike participated on the steering board of the World Economic
Forum’s “Working towards Wellness” initiative and co-founded the Private
Exchange Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC). Prior to joining PwC, Mike served as
an executive with diverse roles with Prudential Healthcare for over 17 years.
is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, serving on the Health Practice
Council, and chairs the Medicare Sub-Committee of the American Academy of
Actuaries (AAA). He is also widely recognized as a leading national advocate
for mental health and well-being and was Past President of the New York City
chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). Mike has also been
an active member of the board of the Northeast Business Group on Health for the
past 11 years.
Director of Initiatives & Programs(202) 775-9300 x17
Margaret Rehayem is the
Director of Initiatives and Program at the National Alliance. She is focused on
supporting the development of cutting-edge initiatives and programs for the
coalition and employer community. She brings with her over 15 years experience
working with employers to manage their health and wellness strategies.
She is a people-oriented leader with a creative and innovative spirit.
Over the years she has lead
cross-functional teams both with employers and with community stakeholders
focused on creating healthy environments and initiatives that implement
effective organizational systems. She is a national speaker on healthcare
topics including: Health Benefits Management, Consumerism, Health Care Reform,
Leadership, Employee Engagement and the Impact of Health and Wellbeing on Organizational
Prior to coming to the National
Alliance, she was part of the leadership team at the Midwest Business Group on
Health, one of the leading business coalitions located in Chicago. Prior to
that she created and developed a successful employee wellness program for a
community college for 11 years and won the WELCOA Gold Award twice. She was
appointed to the University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Management Program
Advisory Board back in 2013. She has been an adjunct faculty professor since
2008 and currently teaches corporate health and entrepreneurship at the
University of Illinois at Chicago.
of Operations(202) 775-9300 x10
Maria Cornejo, Director of
Operations has been with National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance) since 1996. Ms. Cornejo oversees the day-to-day operations of National Alliance and manages the full
range of administrative, logistical, and operational duties in a wide variety of
program areas including human resources, accounting, budgeting, board liaison,
information technology, and assistance in program development. Ms. Cornejo also manages, creates and develops the National Alliance website.
Ms. Cornejo is a Washington, DC native. She is also bi-lingual (English & Spanish).
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Alyssa Barilotti, Programs Assistant is the newest member of
the National Alliance. She graduated from Arcadia University with her dual B.As
in International Studies and French in
the spring of 2016. Alyssa has worked
with the National Alliance since September.
Ms. Barilotti helps the Director of Operations manage the programs of
the National Alliance in administrative and logistic tasks including social
media management and website design.