Our Teams

Hilltop’s interdisciplinary team of professionals includes health services researchers, clinicians, economists, attorneys, statisticians, social scientists, computer programmers, data scientists, and data analysts. Staff expertise includes Medicaid, long-term services and supports, program development and evaluation, in-depth complex data analytics, research methods, public policy analysis, health services research, economics, and health care administration.

Executive Office

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Cynthia H. Woodcock

Executive Director,
Adjunct Professor,
Erickson School of Aging Studies
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Alice Middleton

Deputy Director
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Jim Clavin

Chief Technology and Compliance Officer
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Sanya Clark

Project Coordinator/Editor
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Min Kim

Policy Specialist
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Lisa Manley

Program Management Specialist
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Sara Rolf

Project Coordinator
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Marsha Willis

Senior Policy Analyst
Organizational Advancement

Analytics and Research

Leigh Goetschius

Leigh Goetschius

Data Scientist Advanced
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Fei Han

Principal Data Scientist,
Affiliate Assistant Professor,
UMBC Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
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Morgan Henderson

Principal Data Scientist,
Affiliate Assistant Professor, UMBC Department of Economics

Health Reform Studies

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Laura Spicer

Director, Health Reform Studies
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Alexis Smirnow

Manager, Data Quality and Integrity

Oludolapo Fakeye

Principal Policy Analyst

Nic Nemec

Policy Specialist
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Brenna Tan

Senior Policy Analyst

Tim Williams

Senior Policy Analyst

Medicaid Policy Studies

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David Idala

Director, Medicaid Policy Studies
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Katie Holmes

Senior Policy Analyst

Parker James

Policy Analyst

Kiki Malomo-Paris

Policy Analyst
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Shamis Mohamoud

Senior Policy Analyst

Morgane Mouslim

Policy Analyst Advanced

Jennifer Park

Policy Specialist
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Rosa Perez

Policy Analyst Advanced
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Christopher Yeiser

Policy Analyst Advanced

Aging and Disability Studies

Christin Diehl

Aging & Disability Studies,
Adjunct Professor,
Erickson School of Aging Studies

Elizabeth Blake

Senior Policy Specialist

Christine Gill

Principal Policy Analyst
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Stephanie Cannon-Jones

Senior Policy Analyst

Roberto Millar

Policy Analyst Advanced
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MaryAnn Mood

Senior Policy Analyst
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Bruce Sun

Senior Rate Analyst

Rate Setting

Todd Switzer

Chief Actuary/Director of Rate Setting and Financial Analysis
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Dawn M. Aul

Senior Programmer

Christopher Barger

Senior Financial Analyst
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Tao Korangkool


Technology Innovation

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Jack Clark

Manager, Technical Innovation and Automation
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Andrea Schumacher

Program Manager

Lennox Hardin

Senior Programmer
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Laura Humber

Data Visualization Developer/Programmer Advanced

Karis Marano

IT Analyst
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Jennifer Reitz

IT Analyst Advanced

Naga Sushmitha Macheri

Senior Data Visualization Specialist

Programming Operations

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Peter LaMarsh

Programming Operations

Craig Drohan

Programmer Advanced

Erick Geil

Senior Programmer

Michael Karugu

Data Manager
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Jayne Miller

Senior Programmer

Prashant Rana


Melissa Roll


Christopher Wrightson

Front-End Lead Engineer

Xiaorong Wu

Programmer Specialist
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Brittney Zylstra

Principal Programmer

Business Office

Stephen Shirley

Director of Program Administration
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Adrienne Brown

Business Manager
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Denise Plummer

Business Services Specialist