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  • DAVID C. SCHANDEL PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Dave joined Florida Health Care Plans in November, 1994 as Vice President of Product Development and has served in various roles over the years including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer/Associate CEO and Treasurer. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. He was previously employed by Ernst & Young, LLP in their Assurance Division and served clients in their Cleveland, Ohio practice as well as in their Orlando and Daytona Beach practices. Dave received his B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. He is a board member of the Florida HMO/CAP and serves in that capacity as Secretary/Treasurer. He is also a member of the American Institute of CPA's, the Florida Institute of CPA's, and is an active member of the Daytona Beach Rotary Club.


  • DR. JOSEPH ZUCKERMAN CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

    Joseph Zuckerman, MD is Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Zuckerman is responsible for creating health care strategy and policy for FHCP. He leads the development and maintenance of care, quality and professional programs. Prior to his appointment, Zuckerman served as Director of Hospital Services at FHCP and during that time was instrumental in starting a Hospitalist Service for Halifax Medical Center. He has been actively involved in medical education for more than 20 years, teaching clinical internal medicine to both medical students and residents, and also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Zuckerman received his Doctor of Medicine from Albany Medical College and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine.


  • MELANIE RUEL CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Melanie Ruel joined FHCP in December 1995 as Controller and has also served as the Director of Finance and Administrator of Finance. Ms. Ruel was previously employed by Ernst & Young, LLP as an Audit Senior and worked primarily with healthcare clients. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with the State of Florida. She received her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting (summa cum laude) as well as her Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida.


  • TIM MOYLAN
    CHIEF INFORMATION &
    SECURITY OFFICER
  • JOANN ADAMS, RN, CPHQ, PMP
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    QUALITY MANAGEMENT & PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
  • FOLUSHO OGUNFIDITIMI
    DM, MPH, PA-C

    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
  • BENJAMIN SPITZ, PharmD, CPh
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    PHARMACY SERVICES
  • ROBERT GILLILAND
    COMPLIANCE OFFICER &
    PRIVACY OFFICIAL
  • ELIZABETH LE, MD
    MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF WELLNESS & EXTENDED HOURS CARE CENTER
  • FRANCINE QUESADA
    DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA CONTACT
  • PENNY HAEDRICH
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    PROVIDER SERVICES
  • STEVE BERBERICH
    ADMINISTRATOR OF CLAIMS
  • SANDY HERRMANN
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    PAYMENT INTEGRITY
  • SANDRA SANDERSON
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT
  • DARIA SICILIANO
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    MEMBER & CLINICAL SERVICES
  • RANDY MANLEY
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    OPERATIONS & PLANNING
  • CYNTHIA MARTINEZ
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    MEMBERSHIP GROWTH & RETENTION
  • CHASE WILSON
    ADMINISTRATOR OF
    ACTUARIAL SERVICES