MVP Health Care Names Prominent Health Care Leader, James Reed, MD, to Board of Directors

Former President and CEO of St. Peter’s Health Partners to Support MVP as it Navigates the Future of Health Care

Schenectady, New York — January 10, 2024 — MVP Health Care (MVP) today announced that James Reed, M.D., former President and CEO of St. Peter’s Health Partners, was elected to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Reed, an experienced health care leader and advisor, brings expertise from across the health care continuum to MVP’s Board. From 2011 until his retirement in 2023, Dr. Reed served as the first President and CEO of St. Peter’s Health Partners where he oversaw the successful merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health to form the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services. His background also includes practicing as a board-certified family practice physician and an extensive business career in finance for large, publicly traded corporations. 

“We are so pleased to welcome Dr. James Reed to MVP’s Board of Directors,”said MVP’s president and CEO, Chris Del Vecchio. “Dr. Reed is an accomplished and acclaimed strategist, institutional leader, physician, and businessperson whose leadership will guide MVP towards continued success. His unique insight into various aspects of the health care industry, will be invaluable as MVP further invests in innovative solutions to provide high quality care to our customers and the communities we serve.”

Dr. Reed earned his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and then attended The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania where he obtained his MBA. He earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College where he received numerous clinical prizes and awards. Dr. Reed has previously served on various health care related boards that cover the full spectrum of the industry. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Pioneer Bancorp, Inc. 

“MVP’s Board of Directors and its leadership team share a deep commitment to improving the health and well-being of the communities it serves,” said MVP’s Chair of the Board of Directors, Alan Goldberg. “Dr. Reed, a bold leader who underscores that commitment, brings a wealth of experience, integrity, and success that will provide a unique perspective as MVP continues to navigate the complexities of health care. We welcome Dr. Reed to the Board and look forward to the enhanced value he will bring for the future of MVP.”

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