Joseph W. Marshall

Operating Partner

Joseph W. ("Chip") Marshall, III currently serves as the Vice Chairman of Stevens & Lee, a full-service law firm founded in 1928 that is among the 200 largest law firms in the nation, and Mr. Marshall also serves as Vice Chairman of Griffin, the firm's affiliated investment bank.

Mr. Marshall is the former Chairman and CEO of Temple University Health System, one of the largest health care organizations in Pennsylvania. In this capacity, he was responsible for an integrated delivery system comprised of five acute-care hospitals, a 120-bed behavioral health center, a critical care ground transportation company and a physician management company. During his tenure, all hospitals in the Temple health system received Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) scores of 95 or better, which placed it in the top tier of health systems in the country. Mr. Marshall also served as Director of Health Partners, a provider-owned Medicaid/Medicare Health Maintenance Organization operating in Greater Philadelphia, which maintained Medicaid and Medicare enrollment of approximately 180,000 people.

Equally active in the higher education community, Mr. Marshall has been a member of the Temple University Board of Trustees for more than 25 years and is Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee and serves on its Executive Committee. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of Salus University, formerly the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Furthermore, Mr. Marshall has held several significant government-appointed positions. Mr. Marshall served on the Medicaid Commission created by Congress and established by the Honorable Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, where he advised the Secretary on ways to modernize the Medicaid program to provide high-quality health care to its beneficiaries in a financially sustainable way. He also served as Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission, which regulates the conduct of the majority of public employees, elected officials and candidates for public office in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Marshall received his B.A. and his J.D. from Temple University.