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Our Leadership Team


The leadership team of Starling Physicians is comprised of exceptional individuals who set the strategic direction, oversee quality, efficiency, and profitability, and work closely with the Board of Directors.

Jarrod Post, MD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Post joined Connecticut Multispecialty Group (CMG) in 1999. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Post led CMG as Chief Executive Officer from 2011 to 2015 and has served on the board of directors for Hartford Hospital. He is, or has, served as a board member for CMG, Hartford Hospital, Integrated Care Partners, National Physician Services, and the Connecticut branch of the National Kidney Foundation.

During the two years after the merger of Grove Hill Medical Centers and CMG, Dr. Post served as Chief Medical Officer and played an integral role in ensuring alignment between the company’s business goals and clinical capabilities, providing medical oversight and leadership to guarantee the delivery of the highest quality medical outcomes in the most cost efficient manner.

In February of 2018, Dr. Post assumed the role of Starling’s Chief Executive Officer where he will continue to take the organization forward and solidify Starling as the statewide partner of choice for patients, networks, hospitals, physicians, and healthcare clinicians. His goal is for Starling to be a beacon of independent practice, where the sense of pride and ownership for the care of patients is harnessed though a truly clinician owned model. 

Tracy King

Chief Administrative Officer

Ms. King joined our organization in fall of 2015 and plays a pivotal role in establishing company-wide clinical goals and quality standards to increase the value delivered to patients and the payer community, and to enhance the provider experience. She has over 25 years of healthcare management experience and previously served as Executive Director of the Hartford Physician Hospital Organization and as Vice President of Clinical Integration for Integrated Care Partners at Hartford Healthcare. As CAO, she serves as a trusted advisor to the physician leaders in all critical business areas of Starling Physicians. Ms. King earned her bachelor’s degree at Princeton University and an MBA with a concentration in finance and health economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

John Trusler, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

John began working at Grove Hill Medical Centers in November 2014 as their Chief Financial Officer. His primary responsibilities include the financial oversight of the organization, as well the overall physician compensation reporting system. Prior to joining Grove Hill, John worked in public accounting for 19 years, most recently at CohnReznick. During that time, John primarily serviced the accounting and tax needs of for-profit single and multispecialty physician practices.