Linc Smith Portrait

Linc Smith

President, CEO, and Trustee, Altarum Institute

Linc Smith has served as Altarum Institute’s President and CEO since 2007. He has led the Institute’s health systems research and consulting activities since joining the organization as its Chief Operating Officer in 2001, following Altarum’s acquisition of Vector Research, Inc. (VRI).

Alicia Torres

Alicia M. Torres

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, New Ventures

Ms. Torres joined Altarum Institute in October 2013 to lead the finance and administrative functions and foster operating growth through organic and acquisitive means. She oversees the Institute’s finance, accounting, legal, human resources, facilities, and information technology functions and manages the Institute’s investment portfolio. Ms. Torres brings almost 30 years of experience in a variety of sectors within the health care industry. She has held positions as CEO and entrepreneur, corporate consulting director, and hospital finance executive. She has in-depth experience across a broad range of management functions, with principal skills in operational and financial controls, sales, and identification of growth opportunities.

Sheena Gill

Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President, and General Counsel

Ms. Gill leads Altarum’s legal, contracts, human resources, and procurement functions. Selected as part of Washington Business Journal's 2016 Top 40 Business Leaders under 40, Ms. Gill is a recognized expert in government contracting law, governance, corporate strategy, and entrepreneurship.

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Dan Armijo

Vice President and Director, Health Innovations and Technical Assistance

Mr. Armijo is Vice President and Director, Health Innovations and Technical Assistance. He has served in positions of increasing responsibility since joining the Institute as a policy analyst in 1999.

François de Brantes

Vice President and Director, Center for Payment Innovation

François de Brantes is Vice President and Director, Center for Payment Innovation (CPI), which designs and implements innovative payment and benefit plan design programs to motivate physicians, hospitals, and consumer-patients to improve the quality and affordability of care.

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Katherine Dimeo

President, KAI Research, Inc., an Altarum Company; Vice President, Clinical and Population Health Research, Altarum Institute

As president for KAI Research, Inc., an Altarum company, Katherine A. Dimeo leads a contract research organization serving multiple clients at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DoD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as a wide range of private nonprofit and for-profit life sciences organizations and biopharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Doug Gilbert

Doug Gilbert

Vice President and Corporate Controller

Mr. Gilbert has been a member of the Altarum Institute team for more than 12 years. As corporate controller, his responsibilities include implementation and oversight of accounting and financial reporting functions at the Institute and its nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries.

Jim Lee

Jim Lee

Vice President and Director, Systems Research & Initiatives Group

Jim Lee has been with Altarum Institute for more than 20 years. Before his current position, he served as Director of Altarum’s Medical Care Systems Group, where he led public health informatics and health quality research programs.

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Beth Maloney

President, Palladian Partners, Inc., an Altarum Company

Named a 2009 Rising Star by Federal Computer Week, Beth Maloney has more than 20 years of experience focused on digital solutions for government and private-sector clients launching communications campaigns and new service offerings.

Steve Towell

Steve Towell

Vice President, Corporate Information Security and Technology

Mr. Towell is responsible for the overall information security of Altarum, as well as its technology infrastructure. Mr. Towell also is a corporate sponsor and participant of the Altarum Security Assessment Group, which develops, reviews, and revises the privacy and security policies that govern the protection of Altarum’s electronic information and information systems.