Senior Management

Angelo G. Calbone

President and Chief Executive Officer

Angelo Calbone headshotMr. Calbone has been President and CEO of Saratoga Hospital and its affiliates since 2006. His tenure has been marked by strong growth and increased emphasis on collaboration and innovative, cost-effective approaches to meeting the Saratoga region's changing healthcare needs.

Under Mr. Calbone's leadership, Saratoga Hospital has added services, facilities, and staff and increased annual revenues, net worth, and financial assistance for those in need. In 2013, in partnership with Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Hospital opened Malta Med Emergent Care, a 24/7 facility located off Northway Exit 12. Other accomplishments include the establishment of the Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, a Saratoga Hospital multispecialty practice; the opening of the new Emergency Department; the opening of the Marylou Whitney and Desmond DelGiacco, MD Intensive Care Unit; the opening of ten new state-of-the-art surgical suites, with separate areas for pre- and post-operative patients.  Most recently, Mr. Calbone led the hospital through its affiliation with Albany Medical Center, which was finalized on January 1, 2017.

Before joining Saratoga Hospital, Mr. Calbone was president and CEO of Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center in Lewiston/Niagara Falls, New York, and CEO of the Health System of Niagara. He has a Bachelor of Science from West Liberty State College in West Virginia and a master's in Health Services Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Calbone serves on the board of the Saratoga County Economic Development Corp. and is a former board chair and member of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce and Shelters of Saratoga. He also is a past chair and executive team member of the North Country Heart Walk.

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Richard Falivena, DO, MPH

Vice President, Chief Medical and Physician Integration Officer

Richard Falivena headshotDr. Falivena has extensive administrative and medical practice experience. His professional areas of interest are the development of effective physician performance feedback and aligning patient safety initiatives with physician incentives.

He joined us in 2013 from Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, where he served as vice president of medical affairs and president of Cape Regional Physicians Associates. His medical career includes 15 years as a general surgeon on Long Island. For the last five of those years, Dr. Falivena served as chairman of the Department of Surgery at Massapequa General Hospital. He also has served as chief medical officer of Brunswick Medical Center in Amityville, New York.

Dr. Falivena has a bachelor's degree from Alfred University in New York, a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Iowa, and a Master of Public Health in Healthcare Administration from the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University in New York. He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Gary Foster, CPA

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Gary Foster headshotMr. Foster has been with the organization since 1994. Prior to joining Saratoga Hospital, he held positions at  Columbia Greene Medical Center in Hudson, New York, and KPMG in Albany, New York.

Mr. Foster has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Foster has also been a board member of Living Resources Corporation since July 2012. 

Mary Jo LaPosta, PhD, MS, RN

Senior Vice President of Patient Care and Organizational Excellence and Chief Nursing Officer

MaryJo LaPosta headshotDr. LaPosta joined Saratoga Hospital in April 2008. Previously, she was deputy executive director and chief operating officer at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. Additionally, she served as senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Albany Medical Center.

Dr. LaPosta holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Russell Sage College. She received her doctoral degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.

John Mangona

Vice President, Chief Information and Compliance Officer

John Mangona headshotMr. Mangona has been with Saratoga Hospital since 1995. 

Mr. Mangona earned a Master of Business Administration in information systems from Union Graduate College in Schenectady, New York. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in aviation management from from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

He is certified in healthcare compliance and involved in Leadership Saratoga, the Medical Users Software Exchange, Health Information Exchange of New York, and Health Care Compliance Association. Mr. Mangona also served nine years as a board member of the Saratoga Regional YMCA. He is a member of the Saratoga Springs Smart-City Commission. In 2017, Mr. Mangona was recognized as one of the top 100 Community Hospital CIOs to know by Becker's Healthcare

David Mastrianni, MD

Senior Vice President, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group 

David Mastrianni headshot

Dr. Mastrianni was raised in Saratoga Springs. He was a patient at Saratoga Hospital in the 1960s, volunteer in the 1970s, and medical student in the 1980s. In the 1990s, he established an oncology/hematology practice with his wife, nurse practitioner Lucille Albergo. In 2017, Dr. Mastrianni finished full-time clinical practice and became Senior Vice President of the Saratoga Hospital Medical Group.

Dr. Mastrianni is a graduate of Saratoga Springs High School, Princeton University, and Albany Medical College. He completed his internal medical training at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and hematology/oncology training at Beth Israel/Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Mastrianni has served on the Board of Trustees of Saratoga Hospital and multiple professional organizations. He teaches oncology at Albany Medical College where he is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine.

Jeffrey Methven

Vice President of Ambulatory Services and Chief Human Resources Officer

Jeffrey MethvenMr. Methven joined Saratoga Hospital in 2006. Previously, he served as director of human resources for Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Mr. Methven has an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester and a Bachelor of Science in industrial relations from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York.

He is a professional member of the Society for Human Resources Management, as well as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Mr. Methven serves on the boards of the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council and Saratoga Regional YMCA. He also is a volunteer coach with the Old Saratoga Athletic Association.

Kevin P. Ronayne

Vice President Operations/Facilities

Kevin Ronayne headshotMr. Ronayne has been with Saratoga Hospital since 2004. He came to us from Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he last served as Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Ronayne has a Master of Business Administration degree from Penn State University-Erie, a Master of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering. He currently serves as a Trustee of the Saratoga Springs Lions Club Foundation, and is a board member and treasurer of the Lions Eye Institute at Albany, the Lions Foundation at Albany, and Lions District 20-W.