Phil Bongiorno 

Executive Director

Phil joined the HCAOA in January of 2014 as the new Executive Director. He serves as the chief staff executive for the HCAOA responsible for the association’s overall operations. In his 20 year career in association management, Phil has represented a number of associations with a concentration on health and disability issues. Phil most recently served as the Director of Government Relations for The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. In his spare time, Phil is a marathon runner and has completed the Marine Corps Marathon 14 times.



Andrea Liford-Martinez

Manager, Meetings & Education

Joining the HCAOA in June of 2012, Andrea serves as the Programs and Events Manager. Andrea is responsible for managing the Annual Leadership Conference as well as the HCAOA Education Program. During her career as an event planner, Andrea has had the privilege of serving a variety of nonprofit organizations while working for SmithBucklin Corporation in Chicago, IL. In addition, she has also had the opportunity to serve organizations such as Eli Lilly and the NCAA. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, baking and spending time with her family.



Nataly Schwartz

Director, Programs and Operations

Nataly joined HCAOA in July of 2016 as the Manager of Chapter Services. She serves as the primary liaison to HCAOA state chapters. Nataly oversees all business functions of the chapters including chapter operations, financial management, membership development and advocacy. Nataly has a master’s degree in nonprofit and association management and an MBA. She has worked in both the nonprofit and for profit sectors focusing on committee and chapter management. Most recently, Nataly was the Director Consultant for the DC chapters of Business Networking International. In her spare time Nataly likes to travel, read and spend time with her dog Libby.



Keith Campbell

Manager, Marketing and Communications

Keith joined the HCAOA in April of 2019. He is responsible for spreading the Association’s messaging among members and to the world at large. Prior to joining HCAOA, Keith deployed his converged media expertise to assist clients in tech, healthcare, professional services and transportation as well as political campaigns, trade associations, international consultancies and various other clients. Keith received his undergraduate degree in Public/Mass Communication from The College of New Jersey. He received a graduate degree in Public Relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.


Teresa Turner

Coordinator, Administrative Services

Teresa joined HCAOA in May 2019 as Coordinator, Administrative Services.  She is responsible for all administrative services and directly supports HCAOA Executive Director and the Director of Programs and Operations. Teresa has worked for a number of years as an Advocate I/Case manager with a local women’s shelter. Teresa also has experience as an administrator at a number of nonprofit associations. In the past she worked as a private caregiver and is passionate about helping seniors. Teresa holds a Master of Business Administration. Teresa is very energetic and enjoys spending time with her daughters and her grandchildren, cooking, and shopping.