Management Team

Todd D. Sorensen, PharmD
Executive Director

Todd Sorensen serves as AIMM’S Executive Director, as well as a Professor and Associate Department Head with the Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota.

Todd has served in leadership roles with the AIMM Collaborative (formerly the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative or PSPC) since its inception in 2008, serving as the one of the initial Faculty Co-Chairs of the Collaborative.  He assumed the role of Executive Director of AIMM in 2011 and has been responsible for transitioning the PSPC from federal oversight and financial support to a private sector initiative managed by AIMM as a non-profit organization.

Much of Todd’s work over his career has focused on leading practice change and the development of future pharmacy leaders.  He has been involved in the development of innovative pharmacy practices, largely in rural and urban underserved areas.  He has worked closely with numerous health care organizations and policy makers, focusing on identifying ways in which pharmacists can better meet the medication management needs of patients.


Toni Fera, BS, PharmD

Toni Fera has led several health-system pharmacy consulting engagements, facilitating improvements in pharmacy operations, leadership development and strategic planning, project management, accreditation compliance and supply chain management. Recently she has served as consultant to the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative’s Primary Care Resource Center Project, funded by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Toni was formerly the Senior Director for Patient Self-Management Programs with the American Pharmacists Association Foundation, providing consultation to health plans and pharmacy network providers for the implementation of the Diabetes Ten City Challenge.

Toni previously served as the Senior Director, Pharmacy Services, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She also served as Director of an ASHP-accredited residency program, as well as adjunct clinical faculty with the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy. Toni received her BS (Pharm) and PharmD degrees from the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, and completed an ASHP-accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Mark Hawkins, MBA

Mark Hawkins has been a consultant for AIMM in the areas of performance information and finance. He previously led the performance information team for the PSPC.

Mark has consulted with community based organizations on transforming their delivery systems and improving financial performance; has experience in developing comprehensive financial models that support performance stories; and worked with QIOs on adverse drug events through the PSPC and the Partnership for Patients. Previously Mark served as Chief Financial Officer for a hospital, homecare agency, hospice and senior services organization. Mark obtained his BS in Finance and MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

John W. Scanlon, PhD

Dr. John Scanlon has over 30 years of experience coaching executive teams across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Between 1969 and 1980, as director and project manager in the Urban Institute’s Program Evaluation Group, John developed information systems to evaluate the performance and management strategies of large scale public programs. Innovative evaluation methods were developed to provide fast, actionable information that managers used to improve policy and program performance, and to report to Congress under tight time constraints.

John has recently worked on major national campaigns with federal agencies such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA).  John earned his PhD in applied mathematics and chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Paul Scanlon

Paul Scanlon is an economics and financial professional with experience guiding organizations through leadership and finance decisions. Paul serves as project lead and learning coach for AIMM, and previously served on the performance information team for the PSPC.

Paul He has experiences developing data collection and analytic systems used to produce national and local performance stories. He also has experience in producing multimedia presentation for national performance stories, change package training and patient stories.

Previously, Paul served as an internal auditor for Genworth Financial. He was responsible for the risk mapping, process control identification and process control testing functions for assigned systems related to each audit. He was also responsible for audit-client relationship management. This includes initial audit communications, document collection and final reporting. Mr. Scanlon serves as a volunteer for many local and national non-profits. Paul received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Economics and Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.