meet our leadership team

Frank Vo, President/CEO — 20+ years In Healthcare
Mr. Vo is the cofounder, CEO and one of the Astiva Health board members. He has extensive experience in managed care and information technology operations. Prior to founding Astiva, he served successfully as a CFO and COO for several Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) health plan with Special Need Program (SNP), including the two plans which he helped start from scratch Citizen Choice Health Plan (sold to Alignment) and Easy Choice Health Plan (sold to WellCare).
John Ernsberger M.D., Interim Chief Medical Officer — 30+ years In Healthcare
Dr. Ernsberger has over 30 years of experience in healthcare management. As a Physician executive he has been involved both nationally and internationally in the development and management of integrated healthcare delivery systems. Dr. Ernsberger has worked very closely with all of the major health plans as well as Physician groups to ensure excellent quality in the delivery of services to each and every patient member requiring service.
Ann Pham, VP Provider Network Management — 24 years In Healthcare
A Bilingual Vietnamese/English Business Development/Contracting and Provider Network Management Executive with a Masters of Health Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with more than 24 years progressive experience in the healthcare industry. Experienced in all aspects of contract negotiation and payment methodologies for all lines of business (Cal-MediConnect, Medicare, Commercial, Medi-Cal) and contract types throughout California (Planto- Plan/global risk, dual/full risk, shared risk, capitated and fee-for-service). Experienced with Service Area Expansions, contract language review, cost analysis and professional relationships with Medical Groups/IPAs, capitated/fee for service hospitals, Transplant Centers of Excellence, skilled nursing facilities, ancillary providers and physicians.
Drew Albert, AVP Strategist/PM — 20+ years In Healthcare
Drew has held various high-level management positions for some of the top health insurance companies in the including Maxicare Health Plans, Blue Shield of California and United Health Care and was a Principal Consultant for TriNet’s rapidly growing employee benefit division. United Healthcare hired Drew to help solidify its entry into the California Market. Drew was part of the Executive Leadership Board which oversaw the Provider Network Contracting and Strategic Planning. This led him to join TriNet’s startup division that led them to becoming a publicly traded company.
Tariq Brown, Director of Compliance — 10+ years In Healthcare
Tariq has held managerial compliance positions with some of the top-performing Medicare health plans in California. Among these health plans are Alignment Healthcare, Santa Clara Family Health Plan, and Golden State Medicare Health Plan. Throughout his work with these health plans, Tariq has been an integral part of creating, building, and maintaining compliance programs. His focus on problem-solving, risk analysis, and audit preparedness has proven to be successful.
Jordan Schneider, Corp Operations — 15 years In Healthcare
Mr. Schneider is leading corporate operations for Astiva, reporting directly to the CEO. In his role, Mr. Schneider will be overseeing the core health plan functions to ensure provider and member needs are met through effective claims processing, flexible utilization management, and a best-in-class member services program. Prior to Astiva, Mr. Schneider has experience on both the health plan and provider sides of healthcare. In addition to a strong operations background, Mr. Schneider has served as a C-level executive for multiple healthcare entities (health plans and providers); the primary focuses of Mr. Schneider’s leadership experience being in finance, strategy, and operations.