The Association of MGH Multicultural Professionals (AMMP) is a volunteer organization of employees from Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Mass General Brigham HealthCare System and its entities, who are dedicated to achieving a common goal. These are our board members.

Latoya P. Brewster, MBALatoya P. Brewster, MBA
AMMP Chair

Latoya P. Brewster, MBA, began her career at Mass General in 2008 and has been an AMMP member since 2017. Latoya is passionate about helping people. She enjoys problem solving and works to create processes that improve efficiency. As the director of the Environmental Services department, Latoya leads a 500+ team that is responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized environment throughout the Mass General community.

Latoya was instrumental in implementing the Choose Well Eat Well traffic light labeling program as well as the Organic Waste Composting program in the MGH Nutrition & Food Services department. Latoya was a featured leader in healthcare in the African American Career World Winter/Spring 2021 edition. She is also the recipient of the YMCA Community Service Award, YMCA Achievers Adult Mentor Award, MGH Service Excellence Leadership Award and Partners in Excellence Individual Award.

Latoya received her master’s degree in health care administration from Simmons University and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Fun Fact: In her free time, Latoya enjoys listening to live music and exploring with her family.

Emmanuela Menard
AMMP Vice Chair

Rolando MercadoRolando Mercado
AMMP Public Relations Chair

Rolando began his work career with MGB Network in 2000 at Spaulding Rehab specializing in Community Resources for their patients. In 2007 he transferred to Mass General to work with the brand-new Medicare Care Management Program, where he helped established the role of Community Resource Specialist for Mass General and other MGB sites. Now as their Senior Community Resource Specialist, Rolando leads a strong team of CRS for all Mass General practices and shares his resource knowledge with employees working with Social Determinants of Health and UAR Resource Navigators. He has been a happy contributor to MGB United Way Fund for many years.

Rolando grew up in Puerto Rico and since moving to Massachusetts in the late eighties, he has been involved over the years with many organizations dealing with diversity and minorities visibility, such as The National Conference for Community Justice, City Year, Gays for Good, The Leadership Inc. and others. This is his second term as AMMP Public Relations Chair. He currently lives in East Boston with his other half, who is also a Mass General employee.

Fun Fact: Rolando is convinced he will be able to speak Danish someday; he continues to study and visit Denmark every couple of years since 2011. So far, he can order a coffee and a hot dog in that language. Meanwhile, through the Mass General Study Reimbursement Benefit he is working on finishing his studies in Communications.

Lisa Leung-TatLisa Leung-Tat
AMMP Membership Chair

Lisa Leung-Tat began her tenure at MGH in November of 2012. After years in varying accounting roles she sought out a career that would be more meaningful to her while offering a sense of fulfillment. That was immediately realized when she was hired as a Patient Service Coordinator (PSC)II of a busy oncology unit in the Adult Infusion Unit of the Cancer Center. While there, Lisa discovered the value of patient-staff interaction and how that helped to ultimately shape a patients visit and overall experience for those going through a challenging period.

One year later, Lisa was promoted to Administrative/Environmental Operations Manager of the very unit she started in. In this role, she is the manager of the Unit Service Associate (USA) and Patient Service Coordinator staff and oversees the daily operations of the Infusion Unit on Yawkey 8E. Within the past five years, her role has expanded to include management of Phlebotomist and Medical Assistants in four additional practices within the Cancer Center.

Lisa holds a BA in psychology with a minor in cognitive science and a graduate certificate in healthcare management, both from UMass Boston. She is also a 500-hour Trauma Informed Yoga Instructor and currently teaches part time at a yoga studio in the community. Lisa was also a recipient of our AMMP scholarship in 2018 and 2019.

Lisa’s leadership style is grounded in uplifting and empowering staff which she achieves by collaboratively working with others to intentionally bring about change and facilitate wellbeing within the work environment. She continues to explore the broad landscape within the MGH community and eagerly welcomes this new chapter as an AMMP Membership Chair. She is proud and honored to be a part of this important work with AMMP and the MGH institution.

Mustapha MhamdiMustapha Mhamdi
AMMP Finance Chair

Mustapha Mhamdi began his Mass General career in 2001. He is currently the hospital’s parking operations manager. Previous to that, he rose through the ranks of the Police, Security and Outside Services Department, which includes parking, receiving five promotions while serving in several different roles. Mustapha received a bachelor’s degree in economics in his home country of Morocco. He is passionate about technology and received an associate in science degree in network technology and administration option from Bunker Hill Community College in 2019, and he is currently enrolled at Northeastern University, pursuing a bachelor of science degree in information technology. Mustapha lives in Canton with his wife and two sons. He has been a member of AMMP since 2017.

Daniel McCarthy, BSDaniel McCarthy, BS
AMMP Scholarship Chair

Daniel McCarthy, BS, began his career with the Police, Security and Outside Services Department at Mass General in 2002 and has been an AMMP member since 2016. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in management from Eastern Nazarene College. Dan has been in his current role as Charles River Plaza Parking Site Supervisor since 2014. He received a Transformational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Certificate from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce in 2021. Dan resides in Melrose with his wife, Kimberly, and their four cats. They enjoy spending time with their six grandchildren and escaping to their beach house in York, Maine whenever they can.

Fun Fact: Dan was vice president of the West Medford Chapter of the NAACP in the 1980s and attended the NAACP National Convention held in Boston in October of 1983.

Denise CreminsDenise Cremins
AMMP Administration Chair

Denise Cremins joined Mass General in 2014 as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of Patient Access Services; she also supports the senior leadership team of the 94-person department spanning six locations. Prior to joining Mass General, Denise spent many years in the financial services industry and counts her volunteer experience with Dress for Success’ Going Places Network (a job search program), the Boston South Women’s Employment Network and as a Team Leader for the Dale Carnegie Course, as both rewarding and truly humbling.

Denise has been a member of AMMP since 2019 and is excited to have the opportunity to serve AMMP and its members as Administrative Chair. While at MGH, she has also been a selection committee member for the YMCA Achiever’s Award since 2019. She received an undergraduate degree in history/women’s studies from UMass Boston, a master’s degree in management from Cambridge College and a certificate in human resources from UMass Boston. 

Denise lives in Braintree with her husband (also an MGH employee) and son. She enjoys traveling, attending the theater, historic house tours, baking and spending time with family and friends.

Miguel FerryMiguel Ferry
AMMP Nomination Chair

Miguel started his career at Mass General in 2019 after leaving the hospitality industry. He currently works in PCS as a staff assistant. Miguel has a passion to help and empower others. He attended Oakland University in Rochester, MI, where he received his bachelor’s degree in general management and minored in operations management. Miguel is currently enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Boston and is pursuing an MBA with a specialization in business analytics. He is proud to work in an organization that values diversity; he has been an AMMP member since 2019.

Fun fact: In his free time, Miguel enjoys traveling and learning about local cultures, and attempting to cook their foods.