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AnnaMaria M. Turano is the Vice President of Marketing for Synzi.  She is responsible for leading all marketing and branding initiatives for the company.  AnnaMaria was previously with Stratus Video as the Vice President of Marketing and led the effort to spin-off the Telehealth division and rebrand the new company as Synzi.  Prior to her client-side roles, AnnaMaria co-founded MCAworks, a strategic marketing consulting firm advising Fortune 500 companies on developing growth strategies. As a partner at MCAworks, she led market expansion opportunities for B2B, B2C, and B2B2C clients in technology, healthcare, and financial services – domestically and internationally. Her roster of clients included Verizon, Bright House, Sage, Lexis-Nexis, Shutterstock, TheLadders, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Nationwide, VSP and MasterCard.


A published writer, she is the co-author of Stopwatch Marketing: Take Charge of the Time When Your Customer Decides to Buy (Portfolio: 2008) and a featured contributing author to Shopper Marketing (Kogan: 2010; 2012). AnnaMaria has also been featured in Brandweek, AdAge, CBS News, US News & World Report, CNET, Women’s Wear Daily, and on First Business TV.   AnnaMaria has also been an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at NYU, Fordham University, and the University of Tampa. She received both her B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Vice President of Marketing, Synzi

AnnaMaria M. Turano

Sessions E5

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Ms. Wehri has over 25 years of experience in home health and hospice, holding several executive-level positions, with extensive and direct knowledge of industry operations, regulation, accreditation standards, interpretation and compliance, quality assessment, and performance improvement programming and compliance programs. She is the Director of Home Health and Hospice Regulatory Affairs for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) and is educated with a bachelor's degree in health care administration and human resources from the Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Director of Home Health and Hospice Regulatory Affairs

National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)

Katie Wehri

Plenary C3

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Jenna Wood graduated from the University of South Florida College of Pharmacy and completed residency at the Ohio State University Health Plan.  Jenna is currently a consultant pharmacist in hospice and palliative care. As a consultant pharmacist, Jenna performs medication reviews for hospice patients and works with hospice clinicians to address various end-of-life symptoms including pain, restlessness, nausea, shortness of breath, and anxiety. Since pain is a common symptom at end of life, Jenna collaborates to develop treatment plans that often include methadone use on a regular basis.

Clinical Pharmacist, Optum

Jenna Wood, Pharm.D.

Session E3

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