Board of Directors
Our board includes seasoned leaders from across the healthcare community. Take a glance at the directors and advisors behind Integra.
Andrew joined Integra Partners in 2011 as President, CEO and board member. Prior to joining Integra, Andrew was the managing partner of Duane Street Capital, a private investment firm. He has also held roles at Vestar Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs, & Co. Andrew has been successfully involved with numerous entrepreneurial growth companies, including Bonobos, New Media Learning, Second Time Around and Axial Markets. Andrew holds a Bachelor’s degree from Emory University and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Bill is a founding partner of Marion Equity Partners, a Boston-based investment firm. Prior to Marion Equity Partners, he identified and backed several of America’s leading growth companies in the information technology, life sciences and communications industries as a founding partner of Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co. He is the past President and Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and an Overseer of The Wharton School. Bill serves on the boards of directors of Cephalon, Inc. and CRH plc, as well as on several boards of directors of privately held companies, including Integra Partners. Bill received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Fairfield University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Thomas A. Croswell, CLU
Tom joined Tufts Health Plan in 2007 as chief operating officer and was promoted to president and COO in 2013. He assumed the CEO position in January 2016. As the COO, he was responsible for direction and oversight of the company’s three business lines, defining and implementing the company’s strategic plan, and ensuring that Tufts Health Plan maintained its strong culture of quality, innovation and customer service. Tom previously served as senior vice president of medical management and specialty businesses at CIGNA HealthCare. While at CIGNA, he also served as president of its dental, pharmacy and workers’ compensation businesses, and led development of its consumer-directed health care products. Prior to his career at CIGNA, Tom served in senior leadership roles at Prudential Insurance Company, including president of its western region and senior vice president of its individual insurance organization. He is a past member of the board of directors of the National Committee on Quality Assurance and currently serves as chair of the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation. Tom completed the Wharton Advanced Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania and earned a B.A. from Syracuse University. He is a chartered life underwriter.
Christopher “Kit” Gorton, M.D.
Kit is the President of Public Plans at Tufts Health Plan. Prior to joining Tufts Health Plan, Kit was CEO for Amerigroup Virginia, an organization that provided Medicaid services to nearly 57,000 members from low income families or with disabilities. Kit previous experience also includes HP Enterprises Services of Palo Alto, Calif., where he was vice president of medical management and worldwide health care services, and APS Healthcare Inc. of Silver Spring, Md., where he was president of its commercial programs and chief medical officer. Kit began his career as a practicing pediatrician in federally qualified health centers in Harrisburg, Penn. and St. Louis, Mo. His experience includes his tenure as the chief medical officer for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, where he directed its Medicaid managed care programs and led its utilization management, policies and procedures, and NCQA accreditation functions. Kit received his M.D. from Columbia University, his M.S. in health administration from College of St. Francis in Illinois and his B.A. from Dartmouth College.
Umesh is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tufts Health Plan. Prior to Tufts Health Plan, Umesh served as chief financial officer of Munich Re Health America, a leading provider of health care risk management solutions. Umesh has also served in senior leadership roles at CIGNA Corporation, including vice president of business development for the Asia/Pacific unit of CIGNA International, assistant vice president of provider and international strategy, and assistant vice president and controller of managed care operations. Mr. Kurpad began his health care career at Kaiser Permanente in California and worked on both financing and delivery of health care. Umesh earned an M.B.A. from the University of Florida and a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Delhi, India. He completed the certified public accountant exams in California. Umesh currently serves as a board member of Care Well Urgent Care Centers and the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and is a Corporate Council Member on the Environmental League of Massachusetts. He previously served on a number of boards including Lovelace Health Systems, Health Dialog, Cairnstone, iiSi and Sterling Health Plans.