Leadership at Martin's Point

Paul F. Kasuba, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Paul Kasuba is a seasoned physician executive with a history of working across the health care industry, and experience ranging from primary care to delivery system and health plan leadership.

Most recently, Paul served as the Chief Medical Officer for Tufts Health Plan—where he was responsible for overseeing the health care services staff and for developing strategies for improving medical outcomes and reducing costs. During his time there, Paul helped develop new opportunities to partner with area hospitals and physicians, and served as the clinical spokesperson.

Paul was Chief of the Division of Internal Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. While at St. Elizabeth's, Paul served as Vice President and Medical Director of the Caritas Physician Network's Community Practice Division and as President of St. Elizabeth's Health Professionals IPA.

Paul also served as Chair of the Medical Directors Committee for the Alliance of Community Health Plans, working to help shape the committee's strategic priorities to promote high quality, affordable care, and superior consumer experience for ACHP members.

Since 2016, Paul has held a seat on the Board of Directors at Martin’s Point Health Care, and served as Board Chair from 2018-2020. As President and CEO, Paul is responsible for leading the senior executive team and setting the strategic vision for the organization to assure that Martin’s Point Health Care delivers the care that every person deserves.

Paul is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors in political science from Duke University.

Jonathan Harvey, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jonathan Harvey is a physician leader, has served on the Maine Medical Center Physician Hospital Organization Board of Directors, and has provided patient care in Gorham, Maine for nearly 20 years.

A member of the Martin's Point Health Care Senior Leadership Team since 2010, Jonathan is a passionate voice for revolutionizing health care and a gifted physician sought out for his ability to deliver exceptional care. As Chief Medical Officer, Jonathan is responsible for overseeing the overall medical policies and practices across our Martin’s Point Delivery System.

Jonathan graduated from Harvard College and Dartmouth Medical School and completed his residency in family medicine at Maine Medical Center.


Teresa Nizza
Chief Human Resources Officer

With more than 20 years of experience as a Human Resource professional, Teresa Nizza has led Human Resources efforts for several large organizations in Maine, including the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Tufts Health Plan, Tom’s of Maine, and Central Maine Health Care.

As Chief Human Resources Officer, Teresa is responsible for the overall stewardship of People and Culture at Martin’s Point. In addition to her Human Resources leadership responsibilities, Teresa also leads our Executive Office Administration and our Martin’s Point Management System team focused on organizational process improvement.

Teresa holds a master’s degree in multi-cultural ministry from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, California.


Amanda Jackson
Chief Financial Officer

Amanda Jackson has a wealth of financial leadership experience, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer at Senior Whole Health, a division of Magellan Health in Massachusetts. There she oversaw a $1.7B budget, helped create a business model for an innovative health plan for those on both Medicare and Medicaid, and developed a growth strategy to address growing competition and new regulations. Prior to that, Amanda held positions at Commonwealth Care Alliance in Massachusetts and WellMed Medical Management in Texas.

As Chief Financial Officer, Amanda ensures appropriate management of our financial position, so we can remain financially sound to continue to provide care to our members, patients, and communities.

Amanda earned her bachelor’s in business administration with a specialization in finance from The Ohio State University, and her MBA from Simmons College.



Dan McCormack 
Chief Operating Officer, Delivery System

Dan McCormack has over 25 years of experience on both the insurance and delivery system sides of health care—including his 15 years as CEO of InterMed and as an executive at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

As Chief Operating Officer for our Delivery System, Dan leads our strategic efforts to drive growth, promote workforce development, improve patient experience, and enhance physician engagement.

Dan chairs the University of New England’s Board of Trustees and serves on the boards of Gorham Savings Bank and The Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership.  He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College, his MBA from the University of Southern Maine. and served as a US Air Force Medical Service Corps officer.

Steve Amendo
Chief Marketing Officer

Steve Amendo has nearly 20 years of marketing experience in agency and corporate environments in both for- and not-for-profit organizations.

As Chief Marketing Officer, Steve is responsible for the marketing efforts for Martin’s Point, including customer acquisition and retention, internal and external communications, community engagement, PR and media relations, brand identity, and business development and market analysis.

Steve is currently the Vice Chair for the Board of Directors for the Southern Maine YMCA. He is a member of the Rippleffect Board of Directors and is a member of the Live + Work Maine Advisory Board. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and an MBA from Northeastern University.

Bernadette Di Re
Chief Operating Officer, Health Plans

Bernadette Di Re has over 25 years of experience in health plan administration for both for- and not-for-profit organizations. Formerly, Bernadette was CEO of the UnitedHealthcare Community Plans in Massachusetts (an integrated Medicare/Medicaid plan earning a CMS 5-star rating) and Rhode Island (Medicaid managed care programs earning NCQA’s highest quality rating). Bernadette also held leadership positions in Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial plans at Fallon Community Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Neighborhood Health Plan.

As Chief Operating Officer of Health Plans, Bernadette leads our strategic efforts to drive growth, and ensure the quality and performance of Martin’s Point Health Plans.

Bernadette serves on the board of Community Resources for Justice, and is a member of Women in Healthcare Management and a mentor for Women UNLIMITED, Inc. She received her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Georgetown University, and her MBA in international business from The American University.

Jeffrey Smagula
General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer

Jeffrey Smagula has over 23 years of legal and compliance experience in the health care sector. Most recently, Jeff was Counsel, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Group at Verrill Dana, LLP, Boston, MA. Prior to that, Jeff spent six years as the Vice President and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer at Tufts Health Plan, MA, where he led efforts to identify and mitigate legal and compliance risk for the non-profit insurer.

As Chief Legal Office and General Counsel, Jeff will ensure Martin’s Point remains compliant with federal and state statutes and regulations. 

Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in government studies from Harvard College, and received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

Jeffrey L. Brown
Chief Information and Digital Officer

Jeffrey L. Brown is a technology professional with a background in health care information technology, operations, and business executive leadership. He joined Martin’s Point in 2017 with more than 15 years of progressive experience in a variety of industries, including academic medical and research centers, a top-five consulting firm, not-for-profit organizations, and electronic health records vendors.

Jeff is a seasoned strategist, most recently holding CIO positions at Seattle Children’s Hospital (WA) and Lawrence General Hospital (MA). Over the years, he has shared his wealth of experience with students in health informatics, health care analytics, and health management by teaching and developing leading educational programs at Brandeis University, Northeastern University, the College of William and Mary, and the University of Washington.

As Chief Information and Digital Officer, Jeff leads our strategic efforts to enhance and advance our information, digitization, security, and technology systems to ensure a secure and sophisticated IT business that supports our shared services, health plan, and delivery system.

Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in cognitive psychology, received his master’s degree in health care informatics along with his executive master’s in management and leadership from MIT Sloan.

Find Out More about Martin’s Point

Board of Directors


Ed McKersie
Founder and President of Live + Work in Maine and ProSearch, Falmouth, ME

Vice Chair

Kathryn Rand
Retired Government Relations Executive, Bar Harbor, ME


David E. Currier
Board Attorney


Bradford A. Hunter
Retired Bank Executive, Cumberland Foreside, ME


Paul F. Kasuba
MD, CEO/President, Martin's Point Health Care


Steve deCastro
President and CEO of Gorham Savings Bank, Falmouth, ME

Ronald F. Dixon, MD
Chief Executive Officer, CareHive, Needham, MA

George J. Isham, MD, MS
Senior Fellow, HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN

Cathleen Morrow, MD
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, NH

John Fitzsimmons
President, The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges Falmouth, ME

Barbara E. Tretheway
Retired Senior Vice President & General Counsel, HealthPartners, Minneapolis, MN

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