Regional & Hospital Leaders

Hartford Hospital President

bio_Bimal_Patel.png Bimal Patel
President, Hartford Hospital & Hartford Region
SVP, Hartford HealthCare (HHC)

Hartford Regional Vice Presidents

Beth Ciotti Elizabeth Ciotti
VP, Care Logistics Center
Julie Drouin Julie Drouin
VP, Finance
Cheryl Ficara Cheryl Ficara, RN, MS, NEA-BC
VP, Patient Care Services
Carol Garlick Carol S. Garlick, CFRE
VP, Philanthropy
Ajay Kumar, MD, FACP, SFHM Ajay Kumar, MD, FACP, SFHM
VP, Medical Affairs
Barry Kriesberg Barry N. Kriesberg, FACHE
VP, Operations
Gregory Makowski Gregory Makowski
VP, HHC Clinical Laboratory Services
Allison Rapose Alison Rapose
Human Resources

Hartford Hospital Board of Directors

Douglas Elliot (Chair)
President, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

David R. McHale (Vice Chair)

Arnold Chase
Chase Enterprises

Alexia E. Cruz
Vice President, General Liability, The Travelers Companies, Inc.

James M. Loree
President & Chief Executive Office, Stanley Black & Decker

Yvette Melendez

Dariush Owlia, MD

E. Carol Polifroni, EdD
Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Nursing

Magdalena Rodriguez
President and CEO, Community Renewal Team, Inc.

Matthew L. Saidel, MD
Partner, Medical Director, Women’s Health Connecticut

Eric Zachs
Co-Chairman, Message Center Management, Inc. and Torrecom Partners, LP

Ex-officio
Bimal Patel

President, Hartford Hospital & Hartford Region
Senior Vice President Hartford HealthCare