The MetroWest Leadership Team

Maintaining Our High Level of Care

Our leadership team includes our governing board, medical staff leadership, and our hospital executive team, all of whom support and uphold our mission to be the region’s best place to give and receive excellent care.

Executive Team

John Whitlock, Jr., CPA, CGMA
Chief Executive Officer
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Melinda Darrigo, PhD, MBA, MSN
Interim Chief Operating Officer
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Denise Kvapil, MSN, BSN

Market Chief Nursing Officer

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Christian Bartholomew, MBA, SHRM-SCP
Market Chief Human Resources Officer
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Stephanie Jackman-Havey
Chief Financial Officer
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Connie Malave Branyan, MPH
Market Chief Strategy Officer
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Michele Sinopoli, MD, MBA, FACOG
Market Chief Medical Officer
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Medical Staff Officers

Basava Vallabhaneni, MD

David Rishikof, MD
Vice President

Anatoly Sukharsky, MD
Immediate Past President

Paul Kotzampaltiris, DO

Donald Adams, DPM

Governing Board

Our Governing Board provides local guidance to advance healthcare quality and services at MetroWest Medical Center. Our board consists of representatives from local organizations as well as physicians.

Prashant Kulkami
Vice Chair

Joseph Corazzini

Lisa Sotir, MD

Katherine Garrahan

Tammy Harris, MD

Michael Herbert

David Rishikof, MD

Steven Spiegel, MD

Basava Vallabaneni, MD
Ex. Officio