Board & Executive Management

David Howes, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer

David Howes

Dr. David Howes began his medical career as a family physician serving the small, rural fishing community of Stonington, Maine.  This experience taught him the importance of engaging patients in their own healthcare, helping to improve health outcomes and better manage the cost of care. He brought this philosophy to Martin’s Point Health Care in 1989 as a primary care physician and now serves as the President and CEO, a position he has held since 1996.  Deeply committed to the Martin’s Point mission, David has dedicated his career to creating a healthier community.

David is involved with numerous health care and business organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Community Health Plans and the US Family Health Plan Alliance Board of Directors, and chairs the HealthInfoNet Board of Directors.  He is also a current member of the American College of Physician Executives and the American Academy of Family Practice.

David earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, and served residencies at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in Burlington, and the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor Maine. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his children who are scattered across the world, as well as many outdoor activities including sailing, hiking and biking. 

Jeffrey L. Brown
Chief Information Officer

Jeff Brown

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 highly rated consulting firm, not-for-profit organizations, and electronic health records vendors. Mr. Brown 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. Jeff received his MS in Health Care Informatics along with his Executive Master in Management and Leadership from MIT Sloan.

Dan Chojnowski
Chief Financial Officer

Dan Chojnowski

Mr. Chojnowski has 15 years of experience in finance and accounting and has been with Martin’s Point since 2008, previously holding the positions of Corporate Controller, Director of Finance, and Vice President of Finance.  As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Chojnowski is responsible for ensuring appropriate management of the financial positioning of Martin’s Point Health Care, including forecasting and reporting, cash flow analysis, investment planning, internal controls, and overseeing the operations of the Support Services department. Prior to joining Martin’s Point, Mr. Chojnowski worked in public accounting for Baker Newman Noyes where he led financial audits of health care and not-for-profit organizations as well as financial institutions.  Mr. Chojnowski holds an MS in Accounting and a BS in Business Administration, both from the University of New Hampshire.

Jonathan Harvey, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Jonathan Harvey

Dr. Harvey graduated from Harvard College and Dartmouth Medical School, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at Maine Medical Center. He has been a practicing physician in Gorham, Maine, for 15 years. Dr. Harvey has held many leadership positions, including serving on the Maine Medical Center Physician Hospital Organization Board of Directors. 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.

Sandra Monfiletto
Chief Operating Officer—Delivery System and Shared Services

Sandra Monfiletto

Ms. Monfiletto is responsible for Delivery System operations, as well as Compliance and Legal Affairs, and Strategic Planning. Ms. Monfiletto has more than 30 years of leadership experience with more than 20 years in human resources. She has worked not only in health care, managed care, and hospital administration, but also in banking and technology. Her professional assignments have been with IDEXX Laboratories, Maine Medical Center, WEX, and CIGNA. She holds a BS in Accounting and an MS in Business, both from Husson University, and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Teresa Nizza
Chief Human Resources Officer

Teresa Schulz

With more than 20 years of experience as a Human Resource professional, Ms. Nizza has led HR 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, Ms. Nizza is responsible for the overall stewardship of People and Culture at Martin’s Point. In addition to her Human Resources leadership responsibilities—including Talent Acquisition, Training & Development, Employee Relations, Benefits, Compensation, Organizational Communications, and HR Operations—Ms. Nizza also leads our Executive Office Administration and our Martin’s Point Management System team focused on organizational process improvement. Ms. Nizza holds a Master of Arts in Multi-Cultural Ministry from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, California.  She has served in a variety of ministries for children and adults in Maine with a focus on communal and personal relationships.

Board of Directors

Chair:  Robert A. Moore, Retired CEO and Chairman, Dead River Company, Portland, ME

Vice Chair: Paul F. Kasuba, MD, Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Tufts Health Plan, Watertown, MA

Secretary: David E. Currier, Board Attorney

Treasurer: Edward C. Dupont, President, The Dupont Group, Concord, NH

President: David H. Howes, MD, CEO/President, Martin's Point Health Care

Members:

Ronald F. Dixon, MD
Director of the Virtual Practice Project at MGH Department of Medicine and Associate Medical Director at MGH Beacon Hill Internal Medicine Associates, Boston, MA

James A. Hester, PhD
Retired Health Care Executive, Burlington, VT

Edward S. McKersie
Founder and President of LiveandWorkinMaine LLC and Pro Search, Inc.

Daniel K. Onion, MD  MPH, FACP
Professor of Community and Family Medicine (Emeritus-active), Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Director (Emeritus), Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice Residency, Augusta, ME 

Michael E. Thomas
Vice President, Wright Express, South Portland, ME

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