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Executive Leadership

 

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Robert Quinn, MD, FAPMR, FRCPC

Chief Executive Officer, Dignity Health Medical Foundation

Dr. Quinn has extensive leadership experience in health care, initially in Canada and for the last 25 years in California. He has established hospital, community and ambulatory programs, and most recently served as President of Santa Cruz Medical Group, a multi-specialty medical group serving Santa Cruz County in alignment with Dignity Health Medical Foundation. Dr. Quinn has served on community and health plan boards. He currently sits on the boards of Dignity Health Medical Foundation and Western Health Advantage. Dr. Quinn received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, his medical degree from McGill University, and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Toronto.


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DeEtte Montgomery

Chief Operating Officer

DeEtte is a people-centric executive with passion for building high-performance work environments where employees from all walks of life thrive. She has extensive senior operations management and consulting experience in the health care and insurance industries. DeEtte obtained both her Bachelor of Science and her Master of Business Administration degrees from City University in Seattle, Washington. She is an active member of The Leverage Network and completed the Healthcare Board Initiative Cohort III.


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Theresa Hylen, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Theresa is an action-oriented leader with a strong track record of performance and growth within large, complex health systems. In 2020, Theresa was awarded the CFO of the Year Award by the Sacramento Business Journal for her leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Theresa obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from University of Southern California and her Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Massachusetts.


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AC Saechao

Vice President of Human Resources

AC is an accomplished Human Resources leader with nearly 20 years of experience with a passion for creating a positive employee experience. AC started at Dignity Health Medical Foundation in 2008 as a Sr. Labor Relations Specialist then worked as an HR Business Partner, Employee and Labor Director, HR Director, and now Vice President of Human Resources. AC received his BA in Labor Law from the University of California, Berkeley.


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Melanie Radko

Vice President of Clinical Support and Patient Safety

Melanie has over 25 years of executive level leadership positions in integrated healthcare systems with a passion for leading organizations in a culture of safety. Melanie joined Dignity Health Medical Foundation in 2014 and has led the organization in operational excellence and standardization through policy management and establishing the fundamentals for a culture of safety. Melanie leads teams focusing on clinical operations, administrative quality, policy administration, clinical programs, patient safety, credentialing and payor enrollment. Melanie received her MBA in Health Care Administration from Golden Gate University and a BS in Audiology and Speech Pathology from the University of Nevada, Reno.


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Sonya Araiza, MBA, RN

Vice President of Operations, DHMF Central Coast, CEO, Identity MSO

Sonya is not only the Vice President of Operations for Dignity Health Medical Foundation Central Coast, but also the CEO and co-founder of Identity MSO and Identity Medical Group. She has over 25 years of executive experience in the managed care industry. Sonya is a strategic leader in the Central Coast’s managed health care infrastructure and operations, integrating the services of Independent Physician Associations, local hospital systems and the physician community to optimize patient care. Sonya is a registered nurse and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.


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Tristan Kouk

Vice President of Operations, Northern CA

Tristan has over 10 years of leadership experience in the ambulatory and medical group setting. During those years he has played a key role in driving rapid expansion, developing provider relationships, collaborating with hospital partners, and improving on the patient experience. Tristan obtained his Bachelor of Science and Master of Health Administration degrees from Cornell University.


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Robert Marchuk

Vice President of Operations, Sacramento

Robert is an accomplished, results-oriented Senior Healthcare Executive with a track record of leading high-performing, cross-functional teams committed to a shared vision of patient and population-centered care. Throughout his career, Robert has successfully developed strategies that provide exceptional, accessible patient care. Robert obtained his Bachelor of Science, Radiologic Technology and Master of Public Health Administration degrees from Loma Linda University.
 


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Addie Hernandez (Maria A. Hernandez)

Vice President of Value Based Operations and Clinical Integration, Physician Enterprise West

Addie is an accomplished, results-focused health care executive with demonstrated success in developing innovative solutions that transform care delivery. She has extensive experience managing ambulatory care coordination, UM/referrals and out of network operations for DHMF, as well as solving care delivery, access and capacity management issues. Addie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Community Health, Administration, and Organizational Development from UC Davis, as well as a Masters of Public Health with a focus in Health Services Administration from UCLA.


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Jaime Mathews

Vice President of Patient Access

Jaime has extensive experience and a successful track-record in person-centered integrated health care. Her previous work spanned population health, digital transformation and retail clinics, supporting health care organizations in value-driven care. She improved access to care and information, and implemented care models and measurement that helped make patient care more convenient and equitable. Jaime earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with an emphasis in Marketing. Her Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Davis focused on Strategy and Entrepreneurism. She is also Lean and Change Management certified.