Our team is comprised of a network of experts who have dealt with some of the healthcare industry’s most complex strategic, financial, and operational problems. Over the years, we have worked across multiple healthcare sectors and related industries, spending the majority of our careers helping companies effect significant change.
Michael A. Berman, MDExecutive Advisor
Michael A. Berman Executive Advisor, has over 40 years of experience as a leader who enables growth and change in complex settings. He works across all facets of strategy and execution, and leads Lucania’s high performing executive coaching practice. Mike’s advisory experience includes serving as a Board Director at Cadence Pharmaceuticals, consulting with the Dean of the Yale School of Medicine, and serving as an interim CEO of the Yale Medical Group. Prior to his advisory work, Mike served as the EVP & Hospital Director of NewYork-Presbyterian and led the integration efforts enabling the merger of Columbia-Presbyterian and New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, resulting in significant growth and improvements in clinical value. In his early career, Mike invented the Berman Balloon Angiographic Catheter, the standard catheter for infant’s and children’s heart catheterizations worldwide.
Robert A. RosenEVP and General Counsel
Robert A. Rosen is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Lucania Partners, specializing in corporate governance, risk management, and legal and regulatory matters. Robert has more than 25 years of experience advising both complex multinational companies and emerging healthcare organizations. He has extensive practical and technical experience in post-merger integration, board management, corporate best practices, and board effectiveness. Robert has a track record of success in helping clients across multiple industries develop and execute strategic plans, “cross-border” acquisitions and joint ventures, and new market expansions. Rob has also recently advised on matters of strategic communication, project management and workforce development for a $5B academic health system.
Michael J. ZaccagninoFounder and President
Michael J. Zaccagnino is the Founder and President of Lucania. He has nearly 30 years of experience as a trusted advisor, strategist, and change implementation specialist, and proven expertise in strategy development, financial planning, and strategic partnering for providers, non-profits, and start-ups. Mike enjoys helping leaders develop and execute growth and market expansion strategies, with particular emphasis on improving the health and well-being of the communities that they serve. He serves as the lead board director of Fund Love. Recently, he advised the Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Financial Officer, EVP and COO, Chief of Staff to the EVP/COO, and President of a $5B academic health system on a variety of matters, ranging from acquisition and integration planning, to clinical service line development.