Our Team

Executive Team

Craig E. ThompsonCraig E. Thompson
Chief Executive Officer

Craig E. Thompson joined APLA Health as chief operating officer in 1997 and became the chief executive officer in July 1998. In his current role, he oversees all operations for APLA Health, including clinical operations, client and community services, health education and HIV prevention, government affairs, fund development, finance, and communications.

Prior to joining APLA Health, Craig was vice president and chief financial officer of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) from 1992 to 1997. While at AHF, he played a lead role in establishing and operating Positive Healthcare, the first Medicaid-managed care program in the U.S. for persons with AIDS. From 1988 to 1992, Craig was employed by Security Pacific Burns Fry, an investment banking firm, working as part of the advisory team in mergers and acquisitions.

Craig received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washington State University and graduate degrees from the University of Washington School of Law and New York University School of Law. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Craig BowersCraig Bowers
Chief Marketing and External Affairs Officer

Craig Bowers joined APLA Health in 2020 as the Chief Marketing & External Affairs Officer. He oversees APLA Health’s Marketing, Communications, Advancement and Government Affairs teams.

Bowers previously served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors at APLA Health, on the board of the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, and as a board member of Christopher Street West, which produces LA Pride.

Prior to joining APLA Health, Craig produced programmatic events on behalf of Fortune 500 corporations in addition to managing his own portfolio of first-party live event brands targeting niche audiences. He is a certified festival producer by the City of Los Angeles and a voting member of the Recording Academy. Bowers has also worked for The Walt Disney Company, Key3Media, Voce, and HBO.

Craig received a bachelor’s degree in political science at University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree in public policy (MPP) from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Madria MarshallMadria Marshall
Chief Human Resources Officer

Madria Marshall joined APLA Health in 2005 as director of human resources. A seasoned executive with 25 years of experience in the field, she has worked in the healthcare, transportation, finance, and consumer products industries.

For nearly 20 years, Madria worked at UHP Healthcare/Watts Health Foundation in Inglewood, most recently as director, human resources/vice president, personnel services. She has broad experience with union negotiations, recruitment and referral programs, compliance audits, and management training. She began her career at Mattel, Inc. in El Segundo, CA.

Madria holds a B.S. from California State University, Long Beach, and a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management and Human Resources Executive Networking.
Donny FanDonny Fan
Chief Information Officer

Donny Fan joined APLA Health in 2019 with 25 years of technology leadership experience. Prior to joining APLA Health, Donny was in various senior leadership roles leading technology and solutions delivery for non-profits and healthcare organizations for over eleven years serving as IT Director, Applications at Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Interim CIO at Heluna Health, and Corporate Director, Financial Program Delivery at Providence St. Joseph Health. From 1996 to 2008, Donny was the Business Unit CIO for Corporate Benefits and Investment/Trust Administration at Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Donny received his bachelor’s of science degree in aerospace engineering and master’s of science degree in systems management from University of Southern California.
Jay Gladstein, M.D.Jay Gladstein, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer & Site Medical Director,
APLA Health Center, Mid-Wilshire

Jay Gladstein, M.D. was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Vassar College, he returned to the Northwest, teaching public school in Seattle. This was during the peak years of the HIV epidemic, and Dr. Gladstein felt its impact on his own community. After losing a close friend and mentor to HIV in 1992, Dr. Gladstein was moved to join the care community by becoming a physician himself. He completed a postbaccalaureate premed program at University of Washington and then entered the USC School of Medicine in 1997. He has made Los Angeles home since.

Dr. Gladstein completed his internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Having been a teacher before medical school, he remains committed to education. Dr. Gladstein helped establish APLA’s Olympic facility as one of the clinical rotations sites for Cedars-Sinai’s Internal Medicine residents. He is currently on the faculty as an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Gladstein has been principal investigator of numerous clinical trials designed to advance HIV treatment and prevention. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Joseph Moldovan
Chief Clinical Operations Officer

Board of Directors


Ron Burkle
The Yucaipa Companies

Jeffrey Katzenberg


Lee Klosinski, Ph.D.Lee Klosinski, Ph.D. – Chair
Senior Associate Director
UCLA Nathanson Family Resilience Center

Anthony HendersonAnthony Henderson – Vice Chair
Senior Oncology Specialist

Alan R. WaldenAlan R. Walden – Treasurer
Project Manager
Capital Group

Jessie L. McGrathJessie L. McGrath – Secretary
Deputy District Attorney
Los Angeles County


Denis Cagna

Andrew Clark

Maricela de RiveraMaricela de Rivera, CLEC
Co-Founder & Director
Long Beach Breastfeeds

David Doan

Stuart Downey

David Flores

Chad D. FranksChad D. Franks

M’Alyssa MecenasM’Alyssa Mecenas
Senior Associate, Employment and Compensation Law
Baker McKenzie

Lindsey MorrisonLindsey Morrison, M.H.A.
Process Architect
Keck Medicine of USC

James Patton IIIJames Patton III
Retired CEO
Integrated Construction Associates

Natalie Ramos, M.D., M.P.H.Natalie Ramos, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Kay Redding

John Sealy, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.John Sealy, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA (Ret)

Woody Sides

Cody SiscoCody Sisco
Author, Publisher, Organizer
Resonant Earth Publishing, Book Swell LLC

John SquatrittoJohn Squatritto
Design Director & Manager, Audience Engagement
ABC7 Los Angeles

Chris TangChris Tang
APLA Health Volunteer

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