About RediClinic: Executive Bios
Webster Golinkin – Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Golinkin is the Chief Executive Officer of RediClinic (which he co-founded) and Health Dialog, both of which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD). During the past 25 years, Mr. Golinkin has served as chairman, vice chairman, president and/or chief executive officer of five companies, including three in the health care field. In 1988, he co-founded and served as president and chief executive officer of American Medical Communications, Inc., which became one of the nation’s largest producers and distributors of health-related television and video programming before it was acquired by Medsite. In 1993, he co-founded and served as chairman and chief executive officer of America’s Health Network, Inc., which became the nation’s largest health-related cable television network, with one of the most popular health-related websites, before it was acquired by Fox Entertainment Group, a division of NEWS Corporation. Mr. Golinkin has spoken at many healthcare industry conferences, has been published in The Wall Street Journal, and was featured in Forbes magazine. He earned a B.A. from Harvard University, is a member of World Presidents’ Organization, is president of the Convenient Care Association, and serves on multiple for-profit and not-for-profit boards.
Danielle Barrera – Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Barrera is the Chief Operating Officer of RediClinic. She has more than 19 years of experience in healthcare and related industries, both in the medical provider and managed care payer sectors. Prior to joining RediClinic, she served as the Director of Occupational Medicine for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and Health Network Providers (HNP), the largest healthcare system in Southeast Texas and the largest Independent Physician Association (IPA) in Texas. At Memorial Hermann, Ms. Barrera managed all occupational related hospital and employer worksite clinic operations, as well as client and provider development, resulting in multi-million dollar revenue generation for the organization. Ms. Barrera holds a bachelor’s degree from Stevens-Henager College.
Jeff Fields – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Fields is Chief Financial Officer for RediClinic and Health Dialog, both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Rite Aid. As CFO, Jeff is responsible for the fiscal management of both RediClinic and Health Dialog as they continue to grow in the total population management services and retail health care markets. He has nearly two decades of experience as a financial executive, most notably at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where Jeff was Chief Auditor, and more recently at Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), where he was Vice President of Accounting and Corporate Controller. SCA partnered with 45 leading health care systems and went public during his tenure. Jeff is also a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate from the University of Alabama.
Peter Goldbach, M.D. – Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Goldbach is Chief Medical Officer for RediClinic and Health Dialog—both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Rite Aid. As CMO at RediClinic, Peter is responsible for oversight of all clinical activities including RediClinics’ credentialing, care protocols, continuous quality improvement initiatives, and treatment protocols. As CMO at Health Dialog, Peter is responsible for the clinical integrity of their coaching and shared decision making programs, supporting the sales and marketing teams, and providing leadership in the development of new products.
Prior to joining Health Dialog and RediClinic, Peter served as President and CEO of Med-Vantage, a privately-held informatics and reporting company that was majority owned by a consortium of six Blue Cross plans. Under Peter’s leadership, the company significantly expanded its client base and product offerings. Previous to this appointment Peter served as a Medical Director for Blue Cross and BlueShield of Massachusetts where he led the integration of innovative Pay for Performance and eHealth programs. Earlier in his career Peter served as CEO, medical director, and Trustee of a community hospital in Boston.
Peter is a board certified specialist in Pulmonary Disease, and had maintained a pulmonary and primary care practice. He holds an undergraduate and master’s degree from UCLA and earned a medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical School. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at George Washington University Hospital and his Pulmonary Disease fellowship at Cedars-Sinai UCLA Medical Center.
Jeff Thompson – Senior Vice President of Marketing
Mr. Thompson serves as Senior Vice President of Marketing for RediClinic. Prior to RediClinic, he was Vice President of Marketing at Duane Reade Drug Stores in New York City, and held the same position at Eckerd Drugs. Mr. Thompson also served as Director of Marketing at Randall’s Food and Drugs and spent more than 15 years in various operations and marketing positions with The Kroger Corporation. He has also served on the board of the Food Marketing Institute and a guest lecturer at Ohio State University. Mr. Thompson holds a B.B.A in Management from Ohio University.
Shannon Blair – Vice President of Operations
Ms. Blair is Vice President of Operations for RediClinic. Prior to joining RediClinic, she served as Vice President of Operations and Sales for Hearthstone Senior Services, where she was responsible for operating 32 assisted living communities in 9 states. Ms. Blair began her career with Gulf Coast Center – Mental Health and Mental Retardation as a Residential Manager, where she was responsible for all aspects of managing 24-hour care for clients with Mental Health Disabilities. Shannon brings 22 years of professional experience in healthcare.
Paul Bennie – Vice President of Human Resources
Mr. Bennie is Vice President of Human Resources for RediClinic. Prior to joining RediClinic, he served as the Group Senior Director, Division 4, for Rite Aid in New York and was instrumental in driving results to achieve outstanding financial performance and employee engagement. Prior to this role, Paul served as Senior Director of HR, Division 1, for Rite Aid in California where he focused on workforce strategy resulting in significant improvements in the areas of employee engagement, turnover and vacancy—and in building a strong, collaborative culture. Paul brings over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources and Operations professional.
Jamshed Abdullah – Vice President of Finance
Mr. Abdullah is Vice President of Finance of RediClinic. He oversees the company’s financial reporting and analysis, business planning, treasury, procurement and revenue cycle management. Prior to joining RediClinic, he served in finance roles at multiple companies through Janiro Consulting. Prior to this, Mr. Abdullah spent 15 years with American Airlines and Sabre Holdings in various positions within finance, operations, and engineering, at several domestic and international locations (prior to spinoff, Sabre Holdings was a division of American Airlines). He also served as Manager of International Operations at Hilton Hotel Corporation, overseeing finance and operational performance of international reservation centers. He began his career as Management Engineer at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. Mr. Abdullah holds Master of Science, and Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Texas.