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Angela Wayne Joins as Chief Operating Officer, Chika Duru as General Counsel, and Scott Moody as Chief Financial Officer
Arlington, VA (November 1, 2021) – Advantia Health, the national healthcare provider transforming the care model for women, today announced three new members of its executive leadership team: Angela Wayne as Chief Operating Officer, Chika Duru as General Counsel, and Scott Moody as Chief Financial Officer.
“As Advantia moves into our next phase of growth, we welcome these seasoned new leaders who bring a wealth of combined healthcare experience,” said Advantia Health Chief Executive Officer Vincent Bradley. “Angela, Chika, and Scott each have important subject matter expertise which completes Advantia’s senior leadership at this critical time.”
Angela Wayne, Chief Operating Officer
“Angela Wayne has extensive experience building, developing, and leading teams, driving growth, and forging productive physician relationships,” said Advantia Health Chief Executive Officer Vincent Bradley. “We look forward to her leadership in furthering Advantia’s compassionate and coordinated care models and integration work as we continue to grow our practices, clinics and technology nationally.”
“Throughout my career I have been focused on operationalizing health care systems to improve patient and provider experiences and outcomes,” said Angela Wayne. “I am passionate about Advantia Health’s mission and thrilled to be joining this team — we are committed to advancing our care team and providers as they bring high quality care to patients across the country.”
Prior to joining Advantia Health, Angela Wayne served as the Chief Operating Officer of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology (APDerm), a private equity-backed physician-based dermatology platform. She also served as the Chief Operating Officer, Affiliated Physicians Group, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston for over a decade.
Chika Duru, General Counsel
“Chika Duru has an unparalleled understanding of legal issues in the healthcare industry and will be a strong asset to help safeguard our company, our providers and our patients,” said Advantia Health Chief Executive Officer Vincent Bradley.
“I am excited to be joining Advantia Health and working to advance our mission to transform healthcare for all women with this team of experienced leaders and exceptional providers,” said Chika Duru.
Prior to joining Advantia Health, Chika Duru served as General Counsel for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Plan DC for more than 8 years. He also served as an attorney advisor for the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and as a litigation associate in the DC office of a large New York law firm.
Scott Moody, Chief Financial Officer
“Scott Moody has an outstanding track record of applying strategic and tactical finance acumen to grow profitable, nationwide healthcare services and media organizations,” added Vincent Bradley. “We look forward to working with him to continue to power Advantia’s expansion and innovation.”
“I am thrilled to be joining Advantia Health and to help further innovative care models, like value-based care, that ultimately drive better health outcomes,” said Scott Moody. “I look forward to working with the entire team to expand our reach and productivity while delivering high-quality healthcare to women across the country.”
Prior to joining Advantia, Moody served as the Chief Financial Officer at PM Pediatrics, a private equity-backed physician-based national pediatric urgent care platform with a significant telehealth presence, based in New York. Outside of the healthcare industry, he has also served as CFO at DEFY Media and the Bonten Media Group and held leadership roles at CBS and NBC Universal.
“As Advantia looks ahead to continued growth in 2022 and beyond, our newly formed executive team and clinical staff across the country are well positioned to make a real difference in the lives of women,” said CEO Vincent Bradley.
About Advantia Health
Advantia is transforming healthcare for all women – we’re setting a higher standard of care and convenience while reducing unnecessary costs. Compassion and value inspire everything we do. We take time to listen, answer questions completely, and offer helpful technology between visits so that our patients are empowered and at ease. Alongside coordinated care, Advantia is pioneering care models that align incentives with the best interests of women and their families.
Advantia is expanding quickly through organic growth and acquisitions, providing direct care through more than 200 providers across over 50 Ob-Gyn and coordinated specialist offices. Advantia also enables health plans, state health organizations, hospital systems, and employers to deliver high-value care through technology products including its Pacify perinatal app.