Crossover Health Hires New CFO and General Counsel

Crossover Health Hires New CFO and General Counsel

Healthcare Tech Outlook | Monday, January 24, 2022

Cavanah joins Crossover Health as Chief Financial Officer and Fred Melendres as General Counsel.

FREMONT, CA: “We continue to invest in an outstanding leadership team with the vision and experience to lead us through our next exciting phases of growth," states Scott Shreeve, MD, Founder, and Chief Executive Officer Crossover Health. "Sandra and Fred were both hand-picked additions who bring the perfect combination of high caliber expertise and the right fit for our mission-driven culture." Crossover Health, a pioneer in value-based hybrid care, has hired Sandra Cavanah as Chief Financial Officer and Fred Melendres as General Counsel. The healthcare industry veterans add depth to the leadership team and contribute to the organization's quick expansion.

In her new role, Cavanah has a wealth of experience in public and private capital markets. In her past jobs, she has successfully secured equity and debt funding, as well as led high-profile M&As and strategic alliances. Her responsibilities would include financial planning and analysis and strategic investment across several business units, all of which will fall under her purview.

Melendres, who has been Crossover's outside counsel since the company's inception, will now give strategic business and legal guidance on all aspects of the business, including clinical operations, privacy, quality programs, corporate and regulatory compliance, and M&A activities, to the company. He began his legal career at the multinational law firm Latham & Watkins LLP. He later served as managing partner at Melendres & Melendres P.C., where he represented many healthcare customers.

Cavanah and Melendres will begin their respective responsibilities immediately.

The use of health data analytics allows for improvements to patient care, faster and more accurate diagnoses, preventive measures, more personalized treatment, and more informed decision-making. It can lower costs, simplify internal operations, and more at the business level. Crossover Health General Health is a proven care paradigm driven by an interdisciplinary team comprising primary care, physical medicine, mental health, health coaching, and care navigation. The company delivers tangible outcomes and demonstrable value for employers, payers, and most importantly, members.

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