Innovative Solutions.

Impactful Results.

The Leadership Development Group is a global talent development consulting firm for leaders, teams, and organizations across the health ecosystem. Our solutions are designed to engage and empower leaders to take on challenges and position their organizations for success. 

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we Are The Leadership Development Group


TLD Group ignites leaders, teams, and organizations to align their passion and purpose to transform the health ecosystem. 
We work with the most influential players in the industry --- providers, payers, health systems, pharmaceutical companies, policymakers, health-adjacents, and those looking to disrupt. 

Our talent development solutions create leaders who are collaborative change agents capable of executing on mission-critical organizational strategies. This in turn advances what our teams collectively stand for – enhancing health and well-being for all. 

Every engagement is bespoke. Our dedicated client solutions team, former health ecosystem leaders themselves, understand your strategic challenges. Our global network of hundreds of thought partners, health industry experts, and leadership and team development authorities co-create tailored solutions to deliver outstanding results. 

We know radical change is needed to create a better future for healthcare and it starts with transformative leadership. Let us be your leadership transformation partner. 

 

Meet Our Core Team

Tracy

Tracy Duberman

President & CEO

I inspire leaders to revolutionize the health ecosystem by developing their unique capacity for leading change and significant transformation within themselves, their teams, and other collaborators throughout the industry.

Tracy

Tracy Duberman

President & CEO

Tara

Tara Satlow

Senior Vice President, Client Solutions

Through the power of connection, I support leaders to cultivate roots and wings so that they can endure and soar to new heights

Tara

Tara Satlow

Senior Vice President, Client Solutions

Karen Curley

Karen Curley

Vice President, Client Solutions

I mobilize leaders and leadership teams across the health ecosystem to have a positive impact on their organization’s unique value proposition, translating intention into sustainable action internally and within the communities that they serve.

Karen Curley

Karen Curley

Vice President, Client Solutions

Karen joins The Leadership Development (TLD) Group as the Vice President, Client Solutions. With three decades of experience in the “client” arena, Karen is well poised to support the full continuum of needs across the TLD Group health ecosystem.

Her expertise in assessing needs, designing & delivering creative solutions, acting as a trusted advisor and building innovative strategies allow Karen to see opportunities from a broad perspective and through a wide angled lens.

Karen’s career journey began in non-profit elder care where she discovered her knack for designing learning programs. She brought these talents into the work/life consulting space and then into
academic medical centers at UC Health and at UMass Memorial Healthcare.

Prior to coming on board at TLD Group, Karen was the Director, Learning & Organizational Development at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She rebuilt a static training team into a sought-after
internal consultancy, serving the main Boston campus and its 6 regional campuses across New England.

Karen holds a B.A. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and both a M.S.W. and a M.P.H from Boston University. She is certified to administer and utilize DiSC, StrengthsFinder, MBTI, Hogan, Prosci ADKAR, EQi 2.0 and a variety of 360-assessment tools.

A ten-year volunteer at the Pan Mass Challenge (PMC), Karen is the mom of college aged twins that keep her and her husband on the road and in the stands. She spends her free time planting & cultivating gardens, exploring new recipes and traversing mountains with her latest hobby, snowshoeing.

Amy

Amy Riemer

Marketing & Public Relations

I co-create with fast growing organizations to raise awareness for them to help the most people find solutions for heart-lifting issues.

Amy

Amy Riemer

Marketing & Public Relations

Lisa

Lisa Clarke

Vice President, Coaching Operations

I enjoy supporting my team, our faculty and our clients so they have the tools required to contribute to a healthier health ecosystem.

Lisa

Lisa Clarke

Vice President, Coaching Operations

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Jessica Molson

Chief of Staff

I enable organizations looking to make difference to see the path forward more clearly and execute on their goals so that the world can feel their impact.

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Jessica Molson

Chief of Staff

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Kristin Luce

Project Manager

I revolutionize healthcare organizations by assisting in developing leaders so that they care improve workplace culture for both their employees and patients.

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Kristin Luce

Project Manager

Advisory Board

Robert Sachs

Robert Sachs

Chair of the Advisory Board

Robert Sachs

Robert Sachs

Chair of the Advisory Board

Talent Strategy Advisor and Executive Coach, formerly Vice President of National Learning and Development, Kaiser Permanente

Bob Sachs works with organizations to enhance and integrate critical leadership talent strategies and systems, on learning strategy and governance and he provides coaching to executives. He was Vice President of National Learning and Development at Kaiser Permanente until December 2015. His responsibilities at KP included succession management, leadership development and supporting the overall learning agenda of the organization. At Kaiser Permanente (KP) Bob designed and consulted with executives on executive development, leadership development, high potential identification and development and he developed and supported the succession management processes for the organization. He also led the team that provided learning services, including the enterprise learning management system, and designed learning solutions for KP’s enterprise National Functions. Prior to joining Kaiser, Dr. Sachs was Vice President and Managing Director of the Hay Group. Over his 16 years with Hay, his consulting focused on helping organizations enhance organizational performance through the design and implementation of systems and processes to ensure they have the right people, performing the right work motivated to produce superior results.

Kent Bottles

Kent Bottles

Advisory Board Member

Kent Bottles

Kent Bottles

Advisory Board Member

Lecturer, Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health

Dr. Kent Bottles’ work over the last 35 years has focused on developing strategies and tactics to successfully engage physicians in quality, leadership, payment reform, and change management. He has extensive expertise in federal, state, and local healthcare delivery system reform, and he has successfully designed, marketed, and delivered physician leadership academy training to over 400 physicians.

Dr. Bottles has held a number of physician executive positions, including Tenured Professor at the University of Iowa and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Assistant Dean for Grand Rapids at MSU, Chief Medical Officer of the Iowa Health Science, President and CEO of the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement in Minneapolis, President and CEO of the Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center in Michigan, Chief Knowledge Officer and President of the Genomics Repository for a bio-tech startup, and Chief Medical Officer for a medical communications startup.

He also teaches health care policy and payment reform to graduate students pursuing their Master of Science in Health Policy, Applied Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Public Health, and Healthcare Quality and Safety at The Thomas Jefferson School of Population Health in Philadelphia. Dr. Bottles also delivers 50 keynotes a year on topics ranging from: Digital Medicine, The Science of Positive Psychology, Social Media, Change Management, Leadership for Chaotic Times, Big Data vs. Tiny Data, The Doctor/Patient Relationship for the 21st Century, and Activation and Engagement of the e-Patient.

David Carmouche

David Carmouche

Advisory Board Member

David Carmouche

David Carmouche

Advisory Board Member

Senior Vice President of Ochsner Health System and President of Ochsner Health Network in Louisiana

David Carmouche is a recognized visionary leader in the arenas of healthcare delivery, population health, and payer systems with a keen focus on both patient care and outcome metrics. Dr. Carmouche has demonstrated talent for strategic partnerships with C-suite leaders and Boards. Dr. Carmouche has demonstrated success in achieving operational results through cross-functional teams in complex environments and as a trusted leader of diverse groups with competing business interests through collaborative initiatives. Dr. Carmouche serves as Senior Vice-President and President of Ochsner Health Network. In that role, he is responsible for executive oversight and management for the rapidly growing, statewide network. Dr. Carmouche is also the Executive Director of Ochsner Accountable Care Network, a regional accountable care organization (ACO), comprised of an extensive network of providers, hospitals and health centers coordinating the healthcare of approximately 35,000 of Louisiana’s Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. Dr. Carmouche joined Ochsner with 19 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience in medicine and operations. Prior to joining Ochsner in August 2015, he served as the Executive Vice- President of External Operations and Chief Medical Officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana in Baton Rouge where he designed and deployed a physician-friendly, comprehensive primary care population health program and several commercial ACO contracts.

Sandra Murray

Sandra Murray

Advisory Board Member

Sandra Murray

Sandra Murray

Advisory Board Member

System Vice President of Learning and Organization Development for CommonSpirit Health

Sandra “Sandi” Murray is currently the System Vice President of Learning and Organization Development for CommonSpirit Health, the recent merger of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health supporting 150,000 employees and over 150 hospitals as one of the largest faith based health care systems in the nation.

In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing strategic talent management programs and activities, including assessment, performance, training and development, leader coaching and engagement activities supporting the CommonSpirit organization.

Sandi has more than 15 years of experience as a valued partner in driving initiatives and programs to support a thriving workforce that enables the business to reach its goals. Over the years, she has led many successful system wide programs including the implementation of the first CommonSpirit Health new employee orientation program and launch of virtual leadership development programs, performance management implementations (SuccessFactors/Workday); the design and implementation of online recognition programs and supported multiple learning management systems. As an Executive Coach she fosters the development of leaders across the organization to support their growth as a leader and individual.

Previously, Sandi worked at Futurestep Korn/Ferry International, a global executive leadership and recruitment consulting firm, where she served as a Client Solutions Leader and consulted organizations in the creation of highly effective teams, employee and leader development programs, and process effectiveness with a focus on recruiting, developing, and retaining employees.

Ron Phillips

Ron Phillips

Advisory Board Member

Ron Phillips

Ron Phillips

Advisory Board Member

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer - Sysco Corporation

Ron Phillips is a unique specialist in the art of strategy, collaboration, and interpersonal skills. All three of these are intertwined in everything he delivers and achieves. Ron's innovative approach, influence, and emotional intelligence have driven him to successfully deliver human resources, change management, process improvement, and business results the last 25 years of his progressive career. Ron has led multiple organizations through the daunting task of the (successful) reorganization process. His leadership positioned these companies as "employers of choice" through people first strategies.  Prior to joining Sysco, Ron served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources - Retail and Enterprise Modernization at CVS Health, Chief People Officer, Carnival Cruise Line, Chief Human Resources Officer, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Senior VP of Human Resources for Comcast, during which he was responsible for the coordination of strategies and tactics across markets, oversight of initiatives and operations in the field, planning, budgeting and measurement of business results.  Ron served on several boards, including Steppingstone Scholars Inc., Multicultural Affairs Congress (MAC), African American History Museum of Philadelphia, National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications, and Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Ron is a graduate of Virginia State University, where he received his B.A. in Sociology and Administration of Justice. He later pursued and completed the requirements for a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) at the University of Richmond School of Law.

Craig Sammit

Craig Sammit

Advisory Board Member

Craig Sammit

Craig Sammit

Advisory Board Member

CEO and Founder, ITO Advisors

Craig Samitt, MD, MBA, is the CEO and Founder of ITO Advisors, a healthcare advisory and investment firm. Previously Dr. Samitt served as EVP, Chief Clinical Officer, and President of Anthem's Diversified Business Group, and most recently as President & CEO of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Dr. Samitt has led sequential health systems transformations, having served as President & CEO of HealthCare Partners and President & CEO of Dean Health System. From 2012-2018, Dr. Samitt served as a Commissioner on MedPAC, an influential, independent Congressional Agency established to advise Congress on policies related to payments to private health plans participating in Medicare and health care providers serving Medicare beneficiaries. Dr. Samitt received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University, his Doctorate in Medicine from Columbia University, and his Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School. He is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader on industry transformation, care delivery and healthcare policy. His record of collaborating across the health care system to deliver higher quality care at a lower cost led to him being named as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders” by Modern Healthcare in 2018.

OUR MISSION

We develop leaders and teams to execute transformational strategies through our customized and innovative talent development solutions.

OUR VISION

To create a more interconnected and equitable health ecosystem by developing leaders who are collaborative change agents.

OUR OPERATING PRINCIPLES

1. Our clients’ interests always come first. Our experience shows that if we serve our clients well, our own success will follow.

2. Our assets are our thought partners and reputation. We make an unusual effort to identify and recruit the very best partner for every job.

3. We take great pride in the professional quality of our work. We have an uncompromising determination to achieve excellence in everything we undertake.

4. We stress creativity and imagination in everything we do.

5. We constantly strive to anticipate the rapidly changing needs of our clients and to develop new services to meet those needs.

6. Integrity and honesty are at the heart of our business. 

Our values create IMPACT!

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We utilize our creativity and imagination to drive our solutions to meet — and anticipate — our industry’s most pressing needs.

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We bring focused attention to all our client engagements. Whether we’re assessing, planning, facilitating, delivering, and/or sustaining, we listen deliberately and intently to what is happening in the moment.

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We love what we do. We approach our work with unbridled spirit and uncompromising determination to achieve impactful results.

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We know that one size does not fit all and that external factors can throw a wrench in any well-devised plan. We flexibly adjust and realign when needed.

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We are perpetual and insatiable learners. We constantly challenge ourselves and our clients to understand more, stretch more, and develop more.

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We partner closely with our clients to co-create, customize, and deliver high-quality solutions. We bring deep industry expertise and leadership development “know how”; our clients bring deep organizational knowledge.

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