Leadership Bios

Local, national expertise

Dr. Rodney G. Hood

Dr. Rodney G. Hood

President and Chairman

A physician of internal medicine in private practice, Dr. Hood is the managing partner of the Care View Medical Group. He’s the president of the Multicultural IPA, which specializes in serving African American, Latino, Asian and Middle Eastern patients. He is a national authority on health disparities, medical history and racism in medical care. He serves on local, state and national boards and commissions and is past president of the National Medical Association. He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Pharmacy and the UCSD School of Medicine.


Dr. Richard O. Butcher

Dr. Richard O. Butcher

Secretary

Dr. Butcher, a physician for more than 50 years, has served in many leadership positions. He began his career in the U.S. Navy, where he was a General Medical Officer and served during the Vietnam War. His private practice in Southeastern San Diego spans generations. He’s president of the Care View Medical Group and past Chief of Staff at Alvarado Hospital. He’s past president of the National Medical Association and the San Diego County Medical Society and has served on many influential boards. He’s won numerous professional and community awards for his service.


Paul Hernandez

Paul Hernandez

Vice Chairman and Treasurer

Hernandez has 19 years of administration experience in health care, including contract negotiation, financial analysis, operations, network development and physician relations. He is regional vice president for SynerMed, a Management Services Organization. He earned Elite Status with the California Association of Physician Groups Standards of Excellence Program for 2012 and 2013. And in 2014 he earned California’s “Most Improved” Physician Organization Award by the Integrated Healthcare Association. Since 2008, has enrolled 10,000 Medicare and Medi-Medi members into main San Diego client. Hernandez has an MBA from UC Irvine.


Nataché Muschette

Nataché Muschette

Executive Director

From coast to coast, Muschette has worked for 30 years designing and managing nonprofits with budgets from $100,000 to $20 million to have maximum community impact. She teaches the next generation of for-profit and nonprofit leaders how to manage effective, sustainable organizations as a professor of Business Development at San Diego City College. Before founding Manage-2-Manage, where Muschette is CEO, she served as executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Center for Workforce Preparation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from Columbia Union College and a master’s in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University.


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