Working behind the scenes for our COPC patients
Over 300,000 patients in the Central Ohio community depend on the physicians of Central Ohio Primary Care. Our COPC Management Team is committed to working hard every day to ensure that every COPC physician has the support staff and the resources they need to provide the highest quality care for their patients.
J. William Wulf, M.D., CEO
Dr. Wulf graduated from The Medical College of Ohio in 1985 and is board certified in Internal Medicine. In 1996, he became one of the founding members of COPC and was named Corporate Medical Director in 2007.
Dr. Wulf's clinical interests are preventive care, population management and maintaining a continuum of care for our COPC patients. He is married with four daughters and enjoys fishing and hiking.
Michael Ashanin, Chief Operating Officer
Michael Ashanin joined Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians in March of 2003. He was named Chief Operating Officer in 2008. In this role, he provides leadership in the areas of payer contracting, ancillary services, network development, physician recruiting, and practice operations.
Prior to joining Central Ohio Primary Care, he was the Payer Contracting Manager for American Health Network of Indiana and Ohio. Previously, he was the clinic manager for the University of New Mexico Senior Health, Westside, and Sandia Pueblo Health Centers.
Mr. Ashanin holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico, and a bachelor’s degree from Butler University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Medical Group Management Association. He resides in Lewis Center with his wife and two children.
Donald Deep, M.D., Inpatient Medical Director
Dr. Deep graduated from NEOUCOM in 1994 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Riverside Methodist Hospital in 1997. He joined COPC in 1997 and immediately began a career focused on Inpatient Medicine. He helped establish and develop the COPC Hospitalist that is an integral part of COPC. The Hospitalist practice has grown into a group of over 75 providers currently covering 5 sites across Columbus.
Dr. Deep is board certified in Internal Medicine and also has an additional board certification in Focus Practice of Hospital Medicine. He is currently the President of the Medical Staff of Riverside Methodist Hospital and is past Chairman of the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Deep lives in Powell with his wife Nina Deep M.D. They have 3 children, Donny, Austin and Kyra.
Scott Reinard, Chief Financial Officer
Scott A. Reinard became the Chief Financial Officer for Central Ohio Primary Care in September of 2007. Prior to that, Scott started with Central Ohio Primary Care as Controller, in April of 2004.
Before joining Central Ohio Primary Care, Scott was the controller of a behavioral health subsidiary of a large Chicago metropolitan health system.
Scott obtained his undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Loyola University, Chicago. In 2010, Scott was awarded a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Fisher College of Business from The Ohio State University. In 2011, Scott was also selected as a finalist in the Columbus Business First CFO of The Year award.
Angelo Mazzocco, Chief Information Officer
Angelo Mazzocco joined Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians in June of 2014 as Chief Information Officer. In this role, he provides leadership in the areas of information systems, information technology, business continuation, and project management.
Prior to joining Central Ohio Primary Care, he was the President of Pillar Technology Group. Previously, he was the Chief Information Officer at Progressive Medical and the Dispatch Companies.
Mr. Mazzocco holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton, and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has served as an adjunct faculty member of the Ohio State University and Otterbein University since 1991.
As an active leader in the Columbus community, Mr. Mazzocco co-founded the Central Ohio CIO Forum, as well as the CIOhio, TechTomorrow, and CIO-Tomorrow events. He serves on the Boards of Gladden Community Settlement House, the GroundWork Group, and Technology Advisory Board of OCLC. He and his teams have been the recipient of awards: Top Contributor to the Advancement of Technology Executive of the Year; Information Week 500 Technology Innovation Award; ComputerWorld 100 Best Places to Work in IT; and CIO-100. He was honored by Ohio Cancer Research Associates in 2014.
He lives in Lewis Center with his wife Eileen and their 3 children.
Judi Hatcher, General Counsel
General Counsel since 1997. Before joining COPC, Judi practiced in her own law firm for five years. Prior to that time she worked for a publicly traded, national HMO for ten years, initially in provider contracting and in government relations. Ultimately, Judi reported to the General Counsel. She did extensive traveling for the company during that time and interacted with various state Departments of Insurance and Health.
After graduating from law school, she worked for the Ohio Department of Insurance in the HMO division. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School and was awarded the Order of Barristers. She was a member of the National Moot Court Team. Judi has a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree from Ohio Northern University with a major in political science. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Indiana as well before the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Cathy Rainaldi, Director of Human Resources
After college graduation from Kent State University, Cathy started her career at South Side Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. After relocating to Columbus, Cathy held positions as a Medical Office Manager, Regional Human Resources Coordinator for a Division of Prudential Insurance Co. and a Human Resource Generalist at Doctors North Hospital.
Cathy has been with COPC since its inception and is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management.
Deb Chandler, Director of Revenue Cycle
Deb Chandler graduated from Cedarville University with a BA in Education. After teaching school for several years, she began her career in the medical field. She has been a part of COPC since its inception, working as a site manager for two different COPC offices before moving to the Central Business Office.
Deb became a Certified Professional Coder in 2003, and has subsequently earned certifications as an Advanced Coding Specialist in Evaluation and Management Coding, an Advanced Coding Specialist in Family Medicine and Pediatric Coding, and a Certified Compliance Professional. She serves on the National Advisory Board for Evaluation and Management Coding with the Board of Medical Specialty Coding.
Robert Strohl, Director of Health Informatics
Robert joined Central Ohio Primary Care in November of 2001as the Lead IT Administrator. In 2005, Robert became the EHR Project Manager. His primary responsibility was to implement an organization wide conversion from a paper based system to an electronic health record system.
In 2008, Rob became the Director of Health Informatics. Robert’s additional responsibilities included facilitating a strategic healthcare presence at regional, state and national levels for Central Ohio Primary Care. Robert is on the Board of Directors for Central Ohio Health Information Exchange. Additionally, Robert is the Co Chair of the eRx Quality Improvement Committee and the EPCS (Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances) Committee with the Ohio Health Information Partnership. The focus of these committees is to promote electronic prescribing quality and facilitate e-prescription of controlled substances in the State of Ohio. Robert is also involved at the national level with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) – chairing two committees on Meaningful Use interpretation and education as well as currently serving as chair of the ONC Meaningful Use Community of Practice Advisory Board. Currently Robert is actively involved with the implementation of a new EHR / PM platform for COPCP and facilitating the achievement of Meaningful Use and other quality initiatives for the physicians of Central Ohio Primary Care.
Kathy Fazio, Compliance Officer
Kathy Fazio joined COPC in September 2013, as the Compliance Officer. Kathy has over 30 years of healthcare experience dealing with HIPAA Privacy/Security, Compliance, Health Information Management, Quality/Performance Improvement, and Case Management. She has held leadership roles at OhioHealth, the Tenet South Florida Health System and Doctors Hospital. Kathy has also served as a Visiting Professor for DeVry University Online and is a frequent guest lecturer in the Health Information Management Program at The Ohio State University. Kathy received a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from The Ohio State University. She holds credentials as a registered health information administrator (RHIA) and is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC).
Joseph Pietrusik, Director of Finance
Joe Pietrusik joined COPC in May 2013 and serves as the Director of Finance, overseeing both the accounting and revenue cycle areas. Before joining Central Ohio Primary Care, Joe worked 13 years for the OhioHealth System, initially working with physician practices as finance director and then working for 11 years with the system’s home health care agency, serving first as Director of Finance and then as Vice-President of Operations
Joe obtained his undergraduate degree in accounting from The Ohio State University and is a certified public accountant.
Marianne Hanson, Marketing and Communications Manager
Marianne Hanson became the Marketing and Communications manager for Central Ohio Primary Care in February of 2011. She is past owner of Market Reach Design, a graphic design company she founded in 1993. She worked with companies and individuals with marketing materials while always managing the business side of her company.
Marianne obtained her journalism degree from The University of Wyoming. Her hobbies include golfing, gardening and returning to Wyoming to fly fish with family.