Executive Management

Samuel T. Vidaurreta | Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Vidaurreta's entrepreneurial and senior management experience have allowed him to establish and lead multiple successful businesses including a medical provider network and a medical management and consulting company. As Chief Executive Officer and Founder of California Healthcare Networks Inc., he has amassed a state-wide network of 12,000+ medical providers and has secured exclusive contracts between CHN, Union Medicine LLC, and Union Industrial Medicine, LLC. His diligent efforts and vision have provided CHN a unique and exciting opportunity to position itself as a market leader in providing a wide array of healthcare services and information technology solutions. Mr. Vidaurreta possesses a Master's degree in Finance and Business Administration with an emphasis in International Trade and Marketing from California State University of Fullerton and dual B.S. degrees in Business Administration and Chemistry from Loma Linda University.
Ruthi Torres | Co-Founder/Chief Operations Officer
Ms. Torres is a co-founder of Prospice Group Corporation and has served as Chief Operations Officer for all of the Prospice group of companies. She has extensive management and customer service experience. As the Chief Operations Officer, she organizes and accomplishes many tasks, such as communicating with doctors, office staff, ancillary companies and problem solving issues. Her expertise in customer service has been instrumental in the growth of Prospice Group and all of its companies. She was President of the Brite Line Company and previously served as a Client Relations Manager for a financial institution. Ms. Torres has received her Associates Degree in Business Administration from Orange Coast College.
Claudia Amancio-Vidaurreta | Compliance Officer/VP Human Resources
Ms. Claudia Amancio-Vidaurreta is Compliance Officer/Vice President Human Resources and Director of Return to Work Programs. She has over 22 years of experience with increasing responsibilities in the administration of vocational rehabilitation services and benefits for worker compensation insurance providers. She has handled all phases of claim adjusting as it pertains to California Statutory requirements. She has extensive experience working with both small and large size employers to develop and implement Return to Work programs. She has extensive experience working with employers, brokers, agents, claims professionals, underwriters, safety & health, medical management team, and medical providers. She has managerial and customer service experience. Ms. Amancio-Vidaurreta possesses a B.A. degree in Experimental Psychology and Minor in Spanish from University of California at Irvine. Additionally, she is a certified professional in Disability Management.
Jose Aroeste | Chief Finanical Officer (Prospice) / President Prospice Insurance Associates
Also serves as EVP/CFO, Sekure Healthcare and President of Prospice Insurance Associates, LLC. With over 17 years of banking and business experience, Jose is a seasoned finance professional who has advised and serviced Mexican corporations and individuals with US banking needs throughout his career. With a fully bilingual and bicultural upbringing, he has successfully adapted Mexican investors to US financial strategies and regulations, while at the same time sensitizing US financial institutions and their regulators to the special needs of those investors. Jose is keenly attuned to the needs of Latino families in the United States, having been born and raised in Mexico City. Upon immigrating to Los Angeles, he joined the Hispanic Bankers Association and the Board of Directors of the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, while working for California Commerce Bank, the US subsidiary of Banamex. Prior to joining Access Salud, Jose served as a Vice President in the Private Banking Division for Bank of America in San Diego. Jose has a BA in Economics from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and a Certificate of International Business from the University of San Diego. Jose has a passion for helping other Latinos succeed in their lives’ endeavors both in Mexico and in the United States.
Jim Arriola | Executive Vice President
Also serves as CEO, Sekure Healthcare. With over 20 years of management and business experience, Jim is an innovative business executive who has led the development and operations of pioneering healthcare insurance products. Jim is active in work groups and discussions with government officials and regulators from both sides of the US-Mexico border to improve access to health care for Latinos and the uninsured. He led Blue Shield of California’s program to becoming the first California-based, Cross-border HMO Plan. Jim has been appointed by the California Department of Health Services to serve on the Advisory Group for the California Office of Bi-national Border Health. Jim, a first generation American, became the first Latino from his Southern California congressional district to be admitted to and graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has served honorably in the U.S. Army for 12 years reaching the rank of Major. Jim also has two Master degrees - an MS in Human Resources Management from Chapman University and an MBA from National University.
Matthew Torres | Director of Corporate Relations
Mr. Torres first joined Prospice in 2006 and now serves as the Director of Corporate Relations where he has played a instrumental role in various facets of the corporation, developing systems and strategic planning for Prospice.His contributions throughout his tenure at Prospice have proven immeasurable. Mr. Torres possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Urban Studies from the University of California, Irvine.
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