Executive Leadership


The Executive Leadership team and the Board of Directors of BCA are recognized industry leaders with many combined years of healthcare experience.

Bill Block



Bill Block assumed the top executive position at BCA in August of 2012. With a background in Economics, Bill’s entire career of 20+ years is distinguished by leadership roles and seasoned experience in the business of healthcare where he has managed two medical device companies in addition to his senior management positions at Baxter, Cardinal Health, and Allegiance.
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Jennifer Ficenec

Executive Vice President

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Jennifer is responsible for leading the BCA plasma programs and other business development initiatives. Jennifer is a strategic healthcare executive with broad based expertise in business development, marketing, operational leadership, and change management. Jennifer has in depth knowledge of blood banking industry, plasma derived therapy industry, group purchasing organizations and not-for-profit management. Prior to joining BCA, Jennifer held senior leadership positions at Memorial Blood Centers and Group Services for America’s Blood Centers.

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Sam Keith

Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & Business Development

Sam Keith

Sam brings more than 20+ years of experience in the health care industry. Prior to joining BCA, Sam worked in medical supply distribution as a national accounts Director along with 5 years in group purchasing with VHA/Provista. Sam’s key roles with BCA will be to provide direction and support of the BCA contracted vendors and supply partners to ensure proper implementation of the contract portfolio and BCA member satisfaction.

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Jennifer Kapral

Senior Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and New Business Development


Jennifer brings more than 13 years of experience in the health care industry to BCA. Prior to joining BCA, Jennifer spent 10 years working at Provista/VHA (now known as Vizient) in multiple account management roles. Prior to that she spent 3 years working at Cardinal Health in medical distribution sales. As the Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and New Business Development at BCA, Jennifer will be responsible for developing and supporting the strategy for national blood contracting, developing a shared service solution and supporting other strategic solutions for BCA members.

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Marie DeQuattro

Senior Vice President of Finance


Marie DeQuattro serves as the chief accounting executive, responsible for the production of financial reports, maintenance of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls. She manages the accounting services that support group sales, and spearheads the periodic and highly-praised Participant Activity Report (PAR) project, providing financial metrics to individual members

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Greg Bishop

Vice President of Information Services

Greg Bishop

Greg Bishop has been with BCA since 2005. He is responsible for our member and partner dashboards, IS architecture, cloud and internal systems, reporting, and network security. Greg also acts as a liaison between various business partners and member centers to provide technology solutions to BCA’s members. Previous to this position he was a Senior Technology Consultant specializing in accounting and distribution application software as well as database development and reporting.

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Gena Swisher

Vice President, Advanced Therapies and Business Development

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Gena works with Cell Therapy and Biologic companies to develop revenue opportunities in this space for our blood center network. She works closely with BCA blood centers to understand their growing capabilities in this market. She also manages the BCA Vendor Qualification Program which is a service provided to both our BCA members as well as suppliers. Gena has over 20 years of business experience in several fast paced markets. Her responsibilities have included negotiations, sales, and management. She has worked in the blood center industry for GSABC and now BCA for ten years.

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Todd Lewis

Senior Vice President of Contracting and Business Development


Todd brings more then 25+ years’ experience in blood center operations and finance to BCA. As the Senior Vice President of Contracting and Business Development, Todd will be responsible for leading contract management and supporting our members supply chain efforts through continuous improvement strategies. Prior to joining BCA Todd was the COO at Blood Bank of Hawaii, Director of Fenwal Customer Solutions a consultative division of Baxter/Fenwal/Fresenius-Kabi and VP LifeSource Blood center.

Lynne Elderkin, CPA

Vice President of Finance and Contract Administration


Lynne brings more than 20 years of experience in financial accounting and compliance reporting. Prior to joining BCA, Lynne was the Audit and Quality Assurance Principal who led the team for BCA’s financial audit for many years. As the Vice President of Finance and Contract Administration, Lynne’s primary focus is on external financial reporting and compliance. She works with the Sr. Vice-President of Finance to mitigate risk and ensure the accuracy of the company’s financial statements. Lynne also leads BCA’s efforts to monitor contract reporting and compliance, and works with the BCA accounting team to provide high quality service to BCA members and suppliers.