MTM Appoints Four Professionals to Advisory Board to Drive Innovation and Growth
With a focus on supporting growth initiatives and enhancing innovative approaches in healthcare delivery, MTM is honored to announce the appointment of four accomplished professionals to our Advisory Board. The Advisory Board plays a crucial role in shaping MTM’s future through strategic guidance. Established in 2018, the Board convenes quarterly with MTM’s executive team, offering strategic counsel and direction. The new additions to the Advisory Board bring a wealth of experience in managed care, technology, and healthcare transformation, aligning perfectly with MTM’s objectives.
“The Advisory Board’s role in providing diverse perspectives and expertise is invaluable to MTM’s success,” said MTM’s President and CEO Alaina Macia. “We are excited to welcome these distinguished individuals whose collective experience will guide us in expanding into new markets and introducing groundbreaking innovations for our current and future clients.”
These new appointments signify MTM’s commitment to fostering innovation and diversity within our operations. The Advisory Board looks forward to leveraging their collective expertise to drive MTM’s continued growth and strategic evolution.
Meet MTM’s New Advisory Board Members
Vice President of Air Operations Technology, Southwest Airlines
Marty Garza spearheads Southwest Airlines’ technology-driven operations, bringing more than two decades of experience in modernizing critical operational systems. Marty started at Southwest in 1998 as part of the technology department’s inaugural college hire program. After many roles, he now leads the modernization of critical operational systems, collaborating closely with Crew Operations, Safety & Security, and Network Operations Control as Vice President of Air Operations Technology. His leadership played a pivotal role in strategic initiatives, including the successful launch of international service and migrating essential systems to the AWS cloud platform. Marty’s leadership style is characterized by a passion for developing talent, inspiring teams, and fostering a culture of efficiency, driving Southwest Airlines’ continuous operational excellence.
Founder, Enhanced Performance Solutions Group
Chris Schmaltz boasts a more than three-decade career in enhancing operational performance and revenue growth across multiple global organizations. With a focus on leveraging technology solutions and value-based care, Chris brings a wealth of expertise in driving value creation and innovation. His expertise in P&L management, operational enhancement, and revenue growth has driven remarkable value creation at prominent entities like Panoramic Health, Alignment Healthcare, Centene, UnitedHealth Group, AIG, Safeco (now part of Liberty Mutual), and Precision Castparts Corp (now part of Berkshire Hathaway). As the Founder of Enhanced Performance Solutions Group, Chris provides advisory and interim management services to healthcare and private equity clients worldwide. His profound understanding of value-based care, payment integrity, operations strategy, and technological solutions, including AI applications, has been instrumental in delivering tangible consumer value.
President and CEO, LIBERTY Dental Plan
Marti Lolli is a trailblazing leader and visionary serving as the President and CEO of LIBERTY Dental Plan, a nationally recognized dental insurance company catering to over seven million members across 31 states. Her exceptional leadership spans various pivotal roles, including President and CEO of SelectHealth, where her mission-driven approach garnered prestigious accolades such as a 5-star rating from CMS and recognition as a top workplace. Previously, Marti held the position of Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President at Priority Health, significantly boosting consumer and government markets by 50%. Her strategic initiatives addressed social determinants of health, emphasizing digital-first engagement tools to enhance the member experience. Marti’s passion for talent development, innovative strategies, and advocacy for health equity has earned her recognition as a top industry leader and notable influencer in managed care.
Senior Advisor to the CEO, Geisinger Health
Karen Murphy is a distinguished figure in healthcare transformation, renowned for her groundbreaking contributions in both public and private sectors. Currently serving as Senior Advisor to the CEO at Geisinger Health, Karen’s expertise drives innovative solutions that significantly enhance patient care, access, and quality outcomes. At Geisinger, she previously held multifaceted roles including EVP/Chief Innovation and Digital Transformation Officer, establishing initiatives like the Digital Transformation Office and the award-winning Geisinger AI Lab (GAIL). Her pioneering work also includes the creation of The Intelligent Automation Hub and the Behavioral Insight Team, focusing on leveraging technology and behavioral sciences to optimize healthcare operations and improve decision-making. Karen’s impactful career extends to pivotal roles such as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, where she spearheaded revolutionary healthcare models and regulations resulting in notable improvements in immunization rates. Her extensive experience spans leadership positions in state-led health care initiatives, hospital systems, and various prestigious affiliations within the healthcare domain.