Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

A strong and diverse board is essential to our success and continued growth. MBGH’s board includes health benefits leaders who represent various size, geographic and industry sectors, providing critical guidance and support for MBGH activities.

The Boeing Company

Jason Parrott

Senior Manager Global Healthcare & Well Being Strategy
MBGH Board Chair

GE Healthcare

Pamela Hannon

Retirement & Healthcare Leader
MBGH Board Vice Chair


Amy Katzoff

Global Benefits Leader
MBGH Board Treasurer

Elkay Manufacturing

Carol Partington

Corporate Senior Manager, Total Benefits
MBGH Board Secretary

Midwest Business Group on Health

Cheryl Larson

President & CEO
MBGH Board President

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Tom Sondergeld

Vice President of Global HRIS, Benefits & Mobility
MBGH Board Past Chair

AbbVie, Inc.

Lois Lourie

VP, Health and Welfare Benefits

AbbVie, Inc.

Suzanne Goot

National Account Executive, Employer Channel

About Quality Benefits Design LLC

Sandra Morris


Bemis Manufacturing Company

Linda Bloomer

Corporate Benefits Manager

Caterpillar Inc.

Darin Hinderman

Global Health Strategy Manager, Total Rewards – Human Resources

Cook County

Jean Galovich

Manager, Employee Benefits

Edward-Elmhurst Health

John Butler

Manager, Benefit Design

Ford Motor Company

Laura Swartzmiller

Director, Health & Welfare Benefits

McLaurin Benefits Consultant

Wendy McLaurin

Benefits Consultant

Mutual of Omaha

Steven Schlange

Director, Employee Benefits

Oil Dri Corporation

Karen Jaffee Cofsky

Vice President, Compensation & Benefits

ROC Group

Victor Villanueva

Managing Director

Sargento Foods

Sherri Samuels-Fuerst

VP, Total Rewards

Corelle Brands LLC

Allison Friedman

Director, Benefits and Wellness
MBGH Board Ex-Officio

Kaiser Permanente

Tara Lahti

Area Vice President
MBGH Board Ex-Officio

Johnson & Johnson

Rebecca Lueken Stewart

Strategic Market Director
MBGH Board Ex-Officio