Hammon P. Acuna has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Membership Officer for the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. During the past four years, Mr. Acuna has served as CAP's Senior Vice President of Business Development. He continues to report to CAP Chief Operating Officer Cindy Belcher.
Mr. Acuna will oversee and direct the activities and performance of Membership, including the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT) Membership Development, Membership Services, and Membership Programs, as well as the Risk Assessment Peer Review unit – ensuring that the CAP enterprise meets its growth and retention goals.
“As CAP continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to ensure that current and prospective members are given the attention they deserve,” said Ms. Belcher. “During his time at CAP, Hammon has demonstrated a keen understanding of, and passion for, developing powerful relationships with our members and we are confident that he will continue to ensure that members understand the products and services that CAP offers to protect and support physicians, hospitals, and medical groups.”
Mr. Acuna brings 30 years of experience in the medical professional liability industry, with a wide range of leadership roles in marketing, sales, retention, and customer service. Prior to joining CAP, he worked for 18 years at SCPIE Holdings, Inc., which was later acquired by The Doctors Company. At SCPIE, he served as Vice President of Marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and studied in the MBA program at California State University, Northridge.
“The most important part of CAP, aside from the products and services it offers to medical professionals, are those medical professionals themselves,” said Mr. Acuna. “My roles with CAP have allowed me to really focus on the needs of our current members and continue to foster strong relationships with prospective members, and I’m thrilled to now do so at an even higher level.”