- Anne Murphy, Chair
- Domingos Lamas, Treasurer
- Chantal Mont-Louis, Clerk
- Elizabeth (Beth) Best
- Kerry Wentworth
- William Heald
- Bernard R. Jones
- Sarah Troiano
Partner, Arent Fox, LLP
With three decades of experience, Anne’s health law practice focuses on the representation of healthcare provider and service organizations. Drawing upon her diverse leadership experience in law firm, health care organization and government sectors, she actively manages transactional, regulatory, risk, and compliance issues. She acts as a trusted advisor for complex projects, with a focus on health sector innovations such as ACOs and care coordination models, telehealth, behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment, and senior care delivery.
Anne is an active member of the health service community, serving on the Board of Trustees of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and on the Health Policy and Management Executive Council of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She also frequently speaks and writes about relevant and timely health law topics.
Domingo (Dom) Lamas
Contracts Management, Raytheon
Dom Lamas is responsible for contracts management and negotiations for a portfolio of programs at Raytheon Company. Dom has volunteered with many organizations over the years, including visiting with pediatric lymphoma patients at Nyanza Hospital in Kisumu, Kenya and patients at a clinic in Tijuana, Mexico staffed by two visiting American volunteer doctors. As an undergraduate student, Dom spent a year studying in Madrid, Spain where he volunteered at an AIDS patient home.
Dom is a graduate of Northeastern University, with bachelor and masters degrees in business. Dom lives in Wellesley with his wife Kate and their two children.
Senior Financial Analyst, Harvard University
Chantal Mont-Louis is currently a Senior Financial Analyst at Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. She oversees budgets within the Social Science Division that help inform the Dean’s strategic priorities. Prior to her current role at Harvard, she worked at State Street Corporation and spent several years in various budget and management positions at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including as a financial analyst developing and providing budget recommendations for Governor Deval Patrick. In addition to her full-time job, Chantal is a real estate agent with the Keller Williams Back Bay office.
Chantal is a native of Cambridge, MA and currently resides in Everett, MA with her husband and stepdaughter. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Northeastern University and MBA from Suffolk University. She is a former Board member for the CHICA Project and currently serves on the Board of the Association of Haitian Women in Boston.
Elizabeth (Beth) Best
Principal, Beacon Marketing Strategies, LLC
Beth Best is a seasoned marketing executive in the medical device & biopharmaceutical industry with over 25 years of experience leading marketing, public relations and investor relations efforts for small, mid and large-cap publicly traded companies in the Greater Boston area.
Beginning her healthcare career at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX), Beth led the Marketing Communications function for the Urology and Women’s Health Division. Beth continued with her medical device career in the field of Orthopedics leading Marketing & Corporate Communications for Conformis, Inc.(Nasdaq: CFMS), manufacturers of custom, patient-specific, hip and joint replacement implants. In this role Beth developed commercial strategies and worked with leading orthopedic surgeons and their patients suffering from osteoarthritis. Beth also played an instrumental role in their successful Initial Public Offering on the Nasdaq.
Most recently Beth was Vice President of Marketing for Flexion Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FLXN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing innovative, local therapies for musculoskeletal conditions beginning with osteoarthritis. In this role Beth led the marketing and public relations for Flexion’s commercially approved product for osteoarthritis of the knee which is predominantly prescribed and administered by the orthopedic, sports medicine, and pain management provider community.
Aside from the private sector, Beth volunteered her time with non-profit organizations including: Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The Marfan Foundation, The Pine Street Inn, and Mass General Hospital.
Beth lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts with her daughter and Bernese Mountain Dog. She is a graduate of the Emory University School of Business. In her free time Beth enjoys personal fitness, dog hiking and skiing.
William H. Heald
Bill Heald, formerly an SVP at Wellesley Bank, oversees the business banking team in greater Boston. Bill has led business banking teams for over fifteen years. Prior to Wellesley Bank, Bill worked as a Commercial Lender at Rockland Trust, ran a business banking team at People’s United Bank, and led the Metro Boston business banking team at Citizens Bank.
In addition to Bill’s involvement with Health Care Without Walls, Bill is in his third year on the Board of Trustees at the Winsor School in Boston. Bill has a Master’s in Education from Lesley College. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a BA in Political Science and is a graduate of Noble and Greenough School.
Bill lives in South Natick with his wife and two daughters. In his free time, Bill enjoys all racquet sports, skiing, running, and fitness.
Vice President, Value-Based Care, Public Policy and Administrative Operations, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Bernard “Bernie” Jones serves as the Vice President, Value-Based Care, Public Policy and Administrative Operations at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He oversees a newly aligned portfolio focused on delivering high-quality, affordable care to our patients in the primary and community-based care settings across the Brigham, which are both supported and advanced by our public policy and advocacy initiatives, in areas that include housing insecurity and homelessness, food insecurity, and climate change and sustainability, among others. Prior to joining the Brigham, he served as the deputy chief of staff to the University of California president, who was responsible for leading a university system that included 10 campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program. Earlier in his career, he served as a management consultant, with a practice focused on governance and leadership at universities and academic medical centers nationally. He earned a master’s degree in higher education administration, policy and research from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree in English from Haverford College.
Bernie lives in Wellesley with his wife and two sons. Outside of work and family, he is an avid distance runner, with 8 marathons to his credit, including a top 50 overall finish at the 2007 Boston Marathon.
Sarah has held executive leadership roles in Human Resources Management for firms from technology-driven startups to NASDAQ-listed companies. Her varied background combines deep functional expertise in the strategies and tactics of human resources with broader business and organizational management skills, applied as a leader in both for-profit and civic causes.
Sarah spent her early career as a founding member and manager of an HR consulting practice, providing strategic and operational consulting services to organizations from start-ups to Fortune 500s across a broad range of industries from financial services to non-profits. She was eventually recruited to one of her clients, a privately held technical consulting firm called Advis, Inc., as Director of Human Resources.
She played a key role in the growth and development of that firm until its acquisition in 1999 by NASDAQ-listed Primix Solutions, an international strategic internet services firm headquartered in Watertown, MA. At Primix she was named Vice President of Human Resources, overhauling the firm’s hyper-growth recruiting model, overseeing five successful acquisitions, designing and installing scalable systems for both performance management and company-wide communications while serving as a member of the Global Executive Team. After Primix’ acquisition in 2002, Sarah returned to her consulting roots providing human resources, executive coaching, and operations consulting to a multiple clients in the technology and professional staffing industries.
After withdrawing from paid professional work to raise four children to school age, Sarah was actively engaged in both school and civic volunteer work for her local community. She served on the leadership board of The Sudbury Family Network, growing membership by over 400%, and served for four years on the Town of Sudbury’s Community Center Task Force, overseeing completion of a feasibility study and development of conceptual designs for a $25 million multigenerational town facility. She serves on the Executive Board of the General John Nixon Parent Teacher Organization, most recently completing a two year role as Co-President and Chairing the organization’s largest annual fundraising event.
Sarah is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, OH with a B.A. in International Studies, and received her Master of Business Administration from the Richard T. Farmer School of Business at Miami University.
She lives with her husband and four children in Sudbury, MA, and enjoys CrossFit, Taekwon Do, skiing, time on Cape Cod, and crossword puzzles.