Samaritan adds 2 health care execs to its not-for-profit leadership team

Mount Laurel-based Samaritan recently announced that two new executives have joined the not-for-profit organization’s leadership team. Robert Curatola of Hammonton has been named chief financial officer, and Mark Biancaniello of Blackwood has been named senior vice president of human resources.

“We are proud to welcome these two experienced professionals and experts in their respective fields to our leadership team,” Phillip Heath, CEO and president of Samaritan, said. “Both Robert and Mark’s experience in health care and strong ties to our local communities will help support Samaritan’s continued growth as we work to expand our services to meet the needs of the local communities we serve.”

Robert Curatola. (Photos courtesy Samaritan)

Curatola comes to Samaritan with almost four decades of health care finance experience, specifically in hospital Medicare reimbursement. He most recently served as interim CEO and president at CAMcare, where he was responsible for ensuring primary health care services to 39,000 patients in Camden and Gloucester counties. As CFO at Samaritan, Curatola is responsible for overseeing all of the organization’s financial functions, including strategic financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, accounting and revenue cycle.

Mark Biancaniello.

With more than 30 years of experience as a senior human resources leader with a deep understanding of labor and employment law, Biancaniello has worked in the hospice and home care, long-term care, not-for-profit health care, retail and hospitality industries. Throughout his career, he has designed several management development classes on a variety of topics, including preventing harassment in the workplace, which he will bring to Samaritan. As SVP of human resources at Samaritan, Biancaniello oversees all aspects of recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations and staff development.