Leadership Team

Natalie Levkovich has held the position of CEO of the Health Federation of Philadelphia since 1987, and served as director of program development for three years prior to that. During this tenure, she has led a number of notable, community-oriented, collaborative public health initiatives, and has overseen the organization’s growth from a budget of approximately $200,000 to more than $40 million. Natalie is assisted by a highly qualified senior management team.

Leadership Team

Natalie Levkovich Natalie Levkovich

Chief Executive Officer

Email: natlev@healthfederation.org

Phone: 215-567-8001, ext. 3001

Suzanne Cohen Suzanne Cohen, MPH

Senior Director of Population Health

Email: scohen@healthfederation.org

Phone: 215-246-5445

Maria Frontera Maria Frontera

Senior Director of Children, Youth, and Families Division

Email: mfrontera@healthfederation.org

Phone: 215-567-8001, ext. 3006  

Leslie Lieberman Leslie Lieberman, MSW

Senior Director of Training and Organizational Development

Email: llieberman@healthfederation.org

Phone: 215-246-5444

Robert Purdy Robert Purdy

Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Email: rpurdy@healthfederation.org

Phone: 215-567-8001, ext. 3020

Jose Rodriguez José Rodriguez

Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Email: jrodriguez@healthfederation.org

Phone:  215-567-8001, ext. 1206

Our Board of Directors

The members of the HFP Board of Directors represent the organizations that are federation members and individuals with expertise in various areas of HFP's work.

Executive Committee

Mary Kargbo

Board Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Berks Community Health Center

Emily Nichols

Board Secretary
Vice President - Healthcare Services
Family Practice & Counseling Network

Scott McNeal

Board Treasurer
President & CEO
Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc.

Joe Pyle

Chair, Board Governance Committee
Thomas Scattergood Foundation


Jake Becker

Managing Director of Specialized Health Services
Public Health Management Corporation

Brian Clark

Chief Executive Officer
Greater Philadelphia Health Action

Jennifer Kolker

Clinical Professor
Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

William Kurtycz

Vice President of the Healthcare Services
Project HOME

Susan Harris McGovern

Executive Director
ChesPenn Health Services

Bill McKinney

Executive Director
New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Veronica Hill-Milbourne

Chief Executive Officer 
Spectrum Health Services 

Cheryl Kramer

Director of Ambulatory Health Services
Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Bridgette McGivern

Chief Executive Officer
Community Health and Dental Care

Laval Miller-Wilson

Executive Director
Pennsylvania Health Law Project

Susan Post

Executive Director 
Esperanza Health Center

Caroline Roben

Program & Evaluation Officer/Philanthropy
The Vanguard Group

Jerimiah Sabir

Executive Director 
Sayre Health Center

Sultan Shakir

President and Executive Officer
Mazzoni Center

Jane Shull

Executive Director 
Philadelphia FIGHT

Susan Stukes

Chief Executive Officer
Covenant House Health Services, Inc

Helen Wilkinson

Executive Director
Quality Community Health Care Center