COO Moves this week include:
|Feeding America||Carbon Health||Newfront Insurance|
|UPS||Wolverine Fuels, LLC||HealthMine|
|Burnham Risk||Western Governors University||Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta|
|Paxxal Inc.||USANA Health Sciences, Inc.|
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Feeding America [CHICAGO, IL & OKLAHOMA CITY, OK] announced that Katie Fitzgerald has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 13, 2020. Fitzgerald comes to Feeding America from Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, where she has served as CEO for the past three years. Prior to joining the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, Fitzgerald served as the President and CEO of Make-a-Wish Oklahoma. Fitzgerald also served as Executive Director at the Center for Children and Families in Norman, Oklahoma.
Carbon Health [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] announced Will Abbott joins as Chief Operating Officer. Abbott comes to Carbon Health from CVS Health where he most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of its Long-term Care Division.
Newfront Insurance [SAN FRANCISCO, CA] announced that Michael Brown has joined as its chief operating officer. Brown joins Newfront from Uber where he was responsible for all aspects of Uber’s business across Southeast Asia and Australia. Prior to Uber Brown was at Twitter where he was responsible for user growth, monetization, and public relations in Twitter’s priority markets.
UPS [ATLANTA, GA] (NYSE: UPS) announced Jim Barber UPS Chief Operating Officer will retire at the end of December 2019.
Wolverine Fuels, LLC [SANDY, UT] has announced that it has appointed Carson Pollastro as its Chief Operating Officer. Pollastro will join Wolverine from UtahAmerican Energy, Inc. where he currently serves as President.
HealthMine [DALLAS, TX] announced Amy Lung has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. Lung joins HealthMine from Meridian Health Plan where she served as Vice President of Quality since 2016. Prior to that, Lung was in the California market for ten years where she led the Quality Improvement program at Blue Shield of California, worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group in both Contracting and Network Management roles, and led quality collaboratives between payers and providers at the California Quality Collaborative at Pacific Business Group on Health.
Burnham Risk [ORANGE COUNTY, CA] announced Sara Owens as Chief Operating Officer and Partner, effective September, 1st 2019. Owens will have a dual role as Vice President of Corporate Development at Burnham Benefits and Chief Operating Officer at Burnham Risk.
Western Governors University [SALT LAKE CITY, UT] announced the appointment of David Grow to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Grow has served as WGU’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration since June 2005. Prior to working at WGU, Grow was Chief Financial Officer at inContact and a Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at Spectrum Professional Services, Inc.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta [ATLANTA, GA] announced the appointment of Kirk Malmberg to Chief Operating Officer. Malmberg was most recently FHLBank Atlanta’s Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since April 1, 2011. Prior to that, Malmberg served as the Bank’s Chief Credit Officer. Malmberg joined FHLBank Atlanta in 2001 as Senior Vice President for Asset/Liability Management and later served as Senior Vice President of Mortgage Products. Before coming to the Bank, Malmberg worked as a Senior Vice President in the treasury area of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and was a portfolio strategist for both Lehman Brothers and Southwest Corporate Federal Credit Union.
Paxxal Inc. [NOBLESVILLE, IN] announced the appointment of Richard N. San Martin as Chief Operating Officer. San Martin most recently served as Executive Vice President of Operations, Logistics and Business Development at RM2 USA. Prior to his 7 years at RM2, San Martin was the Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Logistics and Operations at iGPS.