Executive Leadership Team

If you wish to reach a member of our executive leadership team, please email administration@melrosewakefield.org.

Susan Sandberg, MBA, RN
Susan Sandberg, MBA, RN
Chief Executive Officer, MelroseWakefield Healthcare and Executive Vice President, Wellforce


Michael Connelly, CPA, FACHE
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Michael Newman, MD, FACP, CPE
Executive Vice President, Professional Services, MelroseWakefield Healthcare and Chief Medical Officer, Tufts Medical Center Community Care


Diane Farraher-Smith, MSN, MBA, RN
President, Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice and System Vice President, MelroseWakefield Healthcare


Steven Sbardella, MD, FACEP, FABC
Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer


Deborah L. Cronin-Waelde, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations and Chief Nursing Officer


Charles R. Whipple, Esq., MHSA
Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Wellforce; General Counsel, MelroseWakefield Healthcare; and General Counsel, New England Quality Care Alliance


Caryl Beison, MPH
Vice President, Managed Care and Executive Director, Hallmark Health PHO