Senior Management

Angelo G. Calbone

President and Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Calbone has been President and CEO of Saratoga Hospital and its affiliates since 2006. His tenure has been marked by strong growth and increased emphasis on collaboration and innovative, cost-effective approaches to meeting the Saratoga region’s changing healthcare needs.

Under Mr. Calbone’s leadership, Saratoga Hospital has added services, facilities, and staff and increased annual revenues, net worth, and financial assistance for those in need. In 2013, in partnership with Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Hospital opened Malta Med Emergent Care, a 24/7 facility located off Northway Exit 12. Other 2013 accomplishments include the establishment of Saratoga Regional Medical Group, a Saratoga Hospital-owned multispecialty practice; and the opening of Saratoga Community Health Center, which provides primary care, dental, and behavioral health services to the underserved.

The Hospital’s next major project is a $34 million renovation and expansion, including a new, larger intensive care unit, 10 state-of-the-art surgical suites, and separate areas for pre- and post-operative patients.

Before joining Saratoga Hospital, Mr. Calbone was president and CEO of Mount St. Mary’s Hospital and Health Center in Lewiston/Niagara Falls, New York, and CEO of the Health System of Niagara. While in Lewiston, he served on several boards of trustees. He has a Bachelor of Science from West Liberty State College in West Virginia and a master’s in health services administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Calbone serves on the boards of Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga County Economic Development Corp., and Shelters of Saratoga. He also is a past chair and executive team member of the North Country Heart Walk.

 

 

Richard Falivena, DO, MPH

Vice President, Chief Medical and Physician Integration Officer


Dr. Falivena has extFalivena.Richard-Webensive administrative and medical practice experience. His professional areas of interest are the development of effective physician performance feedback and aligning patient safety initiatives with physician incentives.

He joined us in 2013 from Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, where he served as vice president of medical affairs and president of Cape Regional Physicians Associates. His medical career includes 15 years as a general surgeon on Long Island. For the last five of those years, Dr. Falivena served as chairman of the Department of Surgery at Massapequa General Hospital. He also has served as chief medical officer of Brunswick Medical Center in Amityville, New York.

Dr. Falivena has a bachelor’s degree from Alfred University in New York, a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Iowa, and a Master of Public Health in Healthcare Administration from the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University in New York. He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

 

 

Gary Foster, CPA

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Mr. Foster has been with the organization since 1994. Prior to joining Saratoga Hospital, he held positions at  Columbia Greene Medical Center in Hudson, New York, and KPMG in Albany, New York.

Mr. Foster has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Mary Jo LaPosta, MS, Ph.D, RN

Senior Vice President of Patient Care and Organizational Excellence and Chief Nursing Officer


Dr. LaPosta joined Saratoga Hospital in April 2008. Previously, she was deputy executive director and chief operating officer at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. Additionally, she served as senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Albany Medical Center.

Dr. LaPosta holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Russell Sage College. She received her doctoral degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.

 

 

John Mangona

Vice President, Chief Information and Compliance Officer


Mr. Mangona has been with Saratoga Hospital since 1995. He came to us from Edward Jones and Company in St. Louis, Missouri.

Mr. Mangona earned a Master of Business Administration in information systems from Union Graduate College in Schenectady, New York. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in aviation management from from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

He is certified in healthcare compliance and involved in Leadership Saratoga, the Medical Users Software Exchange, Health Information Exchange of New York, and Health Care Compliance Association. Mr. Mangona also served nine years as a board member of the Saratoga Regional YMCA

 

 

Jeffrey Methven

Vice President of Ambulatory Services and Chief Human Resources Officer


Mr. Methven joined Saratoga Hospital in 2006. Previously, he served as director of human resources for Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Mr. Methven has an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester and a Bachelor of Science in industrial relations from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York.

He is a professional member of the Society for Human Resources Management, as well as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Mr. Methven serves on the boards of the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council and Saratoga Regional YMCA. He also is a volunteer coach with the Old Saratoga Athletic Association.

 

Amy Raimo

Executive Director, Foundation and Vice President for Community Engagement


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Ms. Raimo joined Saratoga Hospital after 10 years at Albany Medical Center Foundation, where she served most recently as director of corporate and foundation relations. She also was director of principal gifts.

Prior positions include marketing manager for Urban Retail Properties-Colonie Center shopping mall, director of development for Special Olympics New York, and director of public relations for The Great Escape-Six Flags.

Ms. Raimo has a bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and professional certifications in marketing and public relations. She is a past president of the Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga counties and has held volunteer leadership positions with Special Olympics New York and the Empire State Youth Orchestra.

 

 

Kevin P. Ronayne

Vice President Operations/Facilities


Kevin RoynaneMr. Ronayne joined Saratoga Hospital in 2004. He came to us from Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he served most recently as Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Ronayne has a Master of Business Administration degree from Penn State University, a Master of Science in food science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.

He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the American Society for Healthcare Food Service Administrators, treasurer for Saratoga Springs Lions Club, and board member for the Lions Eye Institute at Albany.