Phil Lebherz, Founder & Executive Director
Phil Lebherz has been working in the field of health insurance benefits for nearly thirty years. He is the Founder and Chairman of LISI, a general agency that provides sales support services for employee benefits brokers, and the CEO of PointCare, an eligibility software company dedicated to helping health systems help their uninsured patients. He founded the Foundation for Health Coverage Education (FHCE) after realizing that many Americans were eligible for free or low-cost government health coverage, but were not signed-up. Phil is passionate about making a difference in the U.S. health care system and is committed to helping educate consumers and professionals alike. He has been featured in numerous health care, business, news and consumer publications across the country and has been interviewed on television and radio programs across the state. Phil’s no-nonsense explanation about access to health care, the uninsured, and health coverage trends make him a much sought-after speaker and consultant. Phil and his wife have been married for 35 years and reside in the Bay Area.
Ankeny Minoux, President
Ankeny Minoux has been the President of FHCE since 2005 and has been instrumental in spearheading FHCE’s transition from a California foundation to an organization with national outreach efforts and partnerships. She has shared FHCE’s mission and services on numerous television and radio talk shows, including the Al Sharpton Show, Good Day Sacramento, as well as on public affairs programs in California, Georgia, North Carolina, New York, Tennessee, and Maine, and has been interviewed by CNN Money, Good Housekeeping, Diabetes Self-Management, and various newspapers in Ohio, Connecticut, Virginia and California, among others. Prior to her position at FHCE, Minoux worked at KPMG, LLC in the Audit Group specializing in high tech companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Minoux attended St. Mary’s College of California and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Business. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Junior League of San Francisco. Minoux lives with her husband and her two sons in Connecticut and participates in many events on behalf of the local chapters of the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, and the American Diabetes Association.
Esperanza Mendoza-Turley, Director of Community Outreach
Esperanza Mendoza-Turley has been FHCE’s Director of Community Outreach over the last few years. In this position, Ms. Mendoza-Turley participates in ongoing public presentations and news interviews discussing the issue of reducing the ranks of the uninsured. She has been featured on numerous Hispanic radio stations and talk shows, including Mundo Hispanico, LA Preciosa, Radio Bilingue and Windows of the World. A seventeen-year insurance access advocate, Ms. Mendoza-Turley is fluent in both Spanish and English and committed to providing information on health care benefits to consumers throughout the country. Ms. Mendoza-Turley is an active member in her community and is the Past-President of the Central California Association of Health Underwriters (CCAHU).
Board of Directors
- Dean Westly
- Becky Patel