Chief Executive Officer
A seasoned healthcare executive, Lee Domanico has led hospitals and health systems across the country. He is known for his ability to transform underperforming organizations into those of high achievement. Currently, Lee serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Marin Healthcare District and Marin General Hospital, in Marin County, CA, where he led the transfer of the hospital from a large system to a successful free-standing publicly accountable hospital. He secured financing and built the operating and governance organization that currently oversees Marin General Hospital, starting with only 7 days of cash on hand. Recently the hospital raised $400M in public funding; $65M in philanthropy and $100M in debt to rebuild the hospital. Under his leadership, Marin General has received numerous awards for quality and safety and is ranked in the top 5% nationally for safety and clinical outcomes.
Prior to the Marin Healthcare District and Marin General Hospital, Lee led El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California. Under his leadership, El Camino Hospital became one of the most profitable district hospitals in the State and developed superlative medical programs. Prior to joining El Camino Hospital, Domanico led the re-emergence of the Allegheny Health System in Philadelphia from bankruptcy to healthy profits, where he received the “Philadelphia Business Leader of the Year” award.
Domanico previously held executive leadership positions as CEO at the Columbus-Cabrini Health System in Chicago, IL, as V.P in Los Angeles, CA, and as Sr. VP of Pennsylvania with Tenet Healthcare, and as CEO of Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon.
Domanico is known for establishing healing, patient-centric hospital environments and for early adoption of cutting-edge medical technologies. He has 30+ years of experience as a Hospital and Health System CEO.
Domanico holds a BS degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MS degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford.
Chief Operating Officer
Jon Friedenberg provides the overall direction for internal hospital operations. Prior to joining Marin General Hospital he was Vice President of El Camino Hospital, where he founded the Genomic Medicine Institute, South Asian Heart Center and The Fogarty Institutes for Innovation. Mr. Friedenberg received his bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley, a master's degree from UC Davis, and was a fellow at the Wexner Heritage Foundation. Friedenberg, who is married with two children, enjoys hiking with his family along Marin's trails and coastline during his time away from the office.
James P. McManus
Chief Financial Officer
Jim McManus joins Marin General Hospital from the St. Joseph Health System where he served as Vice President of Finance. He has been nationally recognized for developing and implementing St. Joseph’s supply chain strategies for the organization’s 14 hospitals and affiliates. Jim’s career spans 20 years of progressive experience in health care finance and brings strength to our organization with his expertise in strategic planning, program development and supply chain management.