Executive Staff


Leah Binder, President and CEO, The Leapfrog Group

Leah Binder


Leah Binder is President & CEO of The Leapfrog Group, representing employers and other purchasers of health care calling for improved safety and quality in hospitals. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, the Huffington Post, and the Wall Street Journal expert forum. She was named on Becker’s list of the 50 most powerful people in healthcare in 2014, and consistently cited by Modern Healthcare among the 100 most influential people and top 25 women in healthcare.


Missy Danforth, Vice President of Hospital Ratings, The Leapfrog Group

Missy Danforth


Missy Danforth is the Vice President of Hospital Ratings, where she serves as member of Leapfrog’s senior leadership team informing Leapfrog’s strategic direction, engaging experts and stakeholders, and analyzing program results to engage purchasers and consumers and drive safety and quality improvements. Ms. Danforth manages Leapfrog’s various measurement and public reporting activities including the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Hospital Safety Score, and emerging ratings programs.

Erica Mobley, Director of Communications and Development, The Leapfrog Group

Erica Mobley


Erica Mobley is the Director of Communications and Development, where she grows and manages the use of the Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Hospital Safety Score data, securing their exposure to millions of consumers through health plans, transparency vendors, and others. Ms. Mobley directs the social and digital media efforts for Leapfrog, as well as website management and design. She also recruits and sustains purchasers and healthcare industry stakeholders as members and partners with The Leapfrog Group.




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