Mary Ann Boccolini is the President and CEO of Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice. Mary Ann joined Samaritan as the director of clinical operations in 1997. Since becoming president/CEO in 2001, Mary Ann has established Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice as the region’s most experienced provider of end-of-life care through the development of a diverse family of life-affirming services. She has overseen the introduction and dramatic growth of a host of new programs and services for our community.
Prior to joining Samaritan, Mary Ann was the director of oncology services at Virtua Memorial Hospital-Burlington County and also worked for the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pennsylvania, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the National Institute of Health in Maryland, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Boston University, and a master’s degree in human services administration from Rider University.
Stephen Goldfine, MD, is a palliative care physician with more than 30 years of experience. Since 2003, he has served as the full-time chief medical officer where he oversees the care of Samaritan’s hospice and palliative patients and serves as the liaison between Samaritan and the medical community. He also sees patients and families as a physician with Samaritan’s medical practice Palliative Medical Partners.
Dr. Goldfine is certified by both the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Board of Family Practice. With the latter, he has added qualifications in geriatrics and hospice and palliative medicine.
An articulate and engaging speaker, Dr. Goldfine has presented a range of educational workshops to healthcare professionals and the public, including a plenary presentation at the 2017 NJ Lung Force Expo, introductory workshops at the inaugural 2017 and 2018 New Jersey Health Education Leadership Academies, end-of-life seminars at statewide conferences of The Medical Society of New Jersey and the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, and at the 2016 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Leadership and Management Conference. In 2015, Dr. Goldfine completed Faculty Training with VitalTalk, an organization nurturing healthier communication between clinicians and patients on advance care planning, serious illness, and end-of-life care options.
Dr. Goldfine received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, and his undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta.
Marjorie (Margie) Ivins serves as Samaritan’s first chief operating officer. She oversees all of Samaritan’s clinical departments including after-hours, weekend staff, and the Samaritan Inpatient Hospice Centers in Mount Holly and Voorhees. Her previous positions at Samaritan include VP of clinical services, on-call nurse, and intake coordinator. Margie has extensive oncology experience and is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.
Margie received a master’s degree in healthcare administration from St. Joseph’s University, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from LaSalle University, and an associate’s degree in nursing from Burlington County College. She holds nursing certifications in oncology, and hospice and palliative care.
As chief financial officer, Susan (Sue) Manzi oversees all of the organization’s financial functions including strategic financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, accounting, and revenue cycle.
Sue has more than 18 years of accounting and operations experience in healthcare. She previously served as vice president of accounting & revenue cycle at Regional Women’s Health Management, LLC, and most recently as chief financial officer at Axia Women’s Health.
Sue earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Ohio University in Athens, OH, and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. She’s a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Susan McCann serves as VP of human resources. She oversees recruitment, benefits, and employee programs for Samaritan, which currently employs a staff of more than 300. She previously had served as the manager of social work and the center for grief support. Susan has extensive healthcare and non-profit management experience. Before joining Samaritan, she worked at organizations whose focus included multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, and aging.
Susan earned a master’s degree in social work with a specialization in human service administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Chris Rollins is Samaritan’s chief development officer, leading the organization’s fundraising efforts. He previously served as the senior development professional at Southern Regional Medical Center in Atlanta, Virtua West Jersey, and Southern Ocean Medical Center, in Manahawkin, NJ. Most recently, as executive vice president of Pride Philanthropy, Chris consulted with not-for-profit organizations across the eastern United States.
Chris is a trustee of the Community Foundation of South Jersey; and past president and founding member of both the South Jersey Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and the Georgia Hospital Association’s Society of Development Professionals. He chairs the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation’s (NPHI) Philanthropy Forum, and serves on the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s (NHPCO) marketing and development steering committee.
Chris earned a BA from Hood College, a MBA from Frostburg State University, and the Certified Fundraising Executive credential (CFRE) in 2000. He regularly presents training sessions for AFP, NPHI, NHPCO, the Pride Development Institute, and other national and regional organizations; and has published his first book: Truisms of Fundraising.
Joanne Rosen is VP of marketing and public affairs. She oversees the development and execution of marketing programs to increase access to Samaritan’s Family of Services. These initiatives include professional and community education, public relations, and legislative affairs.
Before joining Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, Joanne served as VP of communications at United Way of Camden County. Joanne joined Samaritan in 1994 as the director of marketing. She advanced to director of marketing & development in 1999 and was appointed to her current position in 2002. Joanne earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Glassboro State College (Rowan University).