Angelo G. Calbone
President and Chief Executive Officer for Saratoga Hospital
Angelo G. 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 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. Work is expected to begin in by the end of the year (2013).
Before joining Saratoga Hospital, 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.
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.
Gary Foster, CPA
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer for Saratoga Care/Saratoga Hospital
Gary has been with the organization since 1994. Prior to joining the organization he was with Columbia Greene Medical Center in Hudson, New York, and KPMG in Albany, New York.
Gary has a BS 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; Chief Nursing Officer
Mary Jo joined the organization in April 2008.
Prior to joining the organization, she was the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. Additionally, she served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Albany Medical Center.
Mary Jo holds a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from Russell Sage College. Additionally, she received her doctoral degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY.
Vice President Chief Information and Compliance Officer
John has been with the organization since 1995. His previous employment was with Edward Jones and Company in St. Louis, Missouri.
John has a Masters in Business Administration in Information Systems from Union College. His undergraduate degree is from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
John is Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC). He is involved in Leadership Saratoga; Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE); Health Information Exchange of New York (HIXNY); Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA); and served nine years as a board member of the Saratoga Regional YMCA
Vice President of Ambulatory Services and Chief Human Resources Officer for Saratoga Care/Saratoga Hospital.
Jeff has been with the organization since January 2006. Prior to joining the organization, Jeff was the Director of Human Resources for Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.
Jeff has an Executive Masters degree in Business Administration from William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester. His undergraduate degree in Industrial Relations was from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York
Jeff is a professional member of the Society for Human Resources Management, as well as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Executive Director, Foundation and Vice President for Community Engagement
Amy comes to 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.
Amy has a bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Northampton, Mass., 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 has been with the organization since 2004. Prior to joining the staff at Saratoga, Kevin worked for Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Kevin has a Masters in Business Administration from Penn State University. Additional degrees include a Master of Science in Food Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Kevin is a Fellow in 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.