Hemophilia of Georgia names Edith A. Rosato, R.Ph., Chief Executive Officer
National search secures experienced nonprofit, healthcare executive to lead Atlanta-based statewide organization
Atlanta, February 13, 2019 – Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG), the premier organization in Georgia dedicated to providing services and support for people with inherited bleeding disorders, announces the appointment of Edith Rosato, R.Ph., IOM, as its Chief Executive Officer, effective March 11.
Rosato will lead HoG’s dedicated team of professionals while growing the value of the organization to those with inherited bleeding disorders, donors, sponsors, partners and other stakeholders. She will lead efforts to expand relationships with Hemophilia Treatment Centers, federal and state legislators, and the broader bleeding disorders network.
“Edith’s strategic vision and distinguished career in healthcare and nonprofit management make her the perfect choice to lead Hemophilia of Georgia into the future,” says Tom Singh, a Senior Vice President and Senior Resident Director with Merrill Lynch who is HoG’s Chief Governance Officer. “Her strong commitment to our mission and deep knowledge of pharmacy operations will serve our community well and advance our strategic objectives. We’re thrilled to welcome Edith aboard.”
Singh further notes that Rosato is a results-driven executive with strong advocacy and coalition-building skills. She previously served as the CEO of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and Board Chair of its foundation, where she grew the budget to $12 million and the staff to 45. Prior to that, she served as President of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation and Senior VP, Pharmacy Affairs for the association. She also held key positions with Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, and started her career with CVS, moving from registered pharmacist manager to a corporate role at the company’s headquarters.
“As a veteran of the healthcare association world, I’m excited to join Hemophilia of Georgia,” Rosato says, “and continue my commitment to expand access to quality healthcare services. In particular, I am eager to advocate for and work to ensure those with bleeding disorders have ready access to the support, resources and tools they need, enabling them to live as normally and productively as possible.”
Hemophilia of Georgia (www.hog.org) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services and support for people who have hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders. The only agency of its kind in the state, Hemophilia of Georgia works to enhance clients’ care and quality of life while actively pursuing a cure through research funding. HoG serves more than 1,500 Georgians with inherited bleeding disorders. It is headquartered in Atlanta.
The search was conducted by association and non-profit search firm Vetted Solutions.
More about Hemophilia of Georgia
Hemophilia of Georgia is a trusted resource for medical providers and offers rewarding opportunities for volunteers and donors. Its nonprofit pharmacy provides convenient home delivery of clotting factor and other medications at competitive prices. HoG is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, including individuals who have bleeding disorders. For more than 45 years, Hemophilia of Georgia staff has provided a wide range of programs and services including blood clotting products, home infusion training, education, and activities for people who have hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
More about Edith Rosato
Rosato holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Temple University, is a registered pharmacist and holds a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organization Management Certificate, as well as an Executive Healthcare Leadership Certificate from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management. She was inducted into Temple University’s Gallery of Success for her professional achievements and her inspiration to pharmacy students, and was commencement speaker for Temple’s School of Pharmacy, Class of 2012. She is active in her profession through its membership and academic organizations, and works as a mentor. Away from work Rosato and her husband enjoy boating in their 38-foot cabin cruiser, gardening, history, international travel and their English-shorthaired pointer, Champ. (Full bio on request.)