Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Cornel Hubbard, J.D., CCEP | Vice President and General Manager

cornel hubbard headshot Cornel Hubbard is the Vice President and General Manager of Magellan of Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Behavioral Health Services Administrator. In this role, Cornel is responsible for overall oversight of operations of the Virginia Care Management Center. Prior to his current role, Cornel oversaw the Virginia Care Management Center as the Senior Director of Service Operations. Cornel also previously served as the Virginia Customer Service Director where he was responsible for all aspects of customer service delivery and customer service relations with the Commonwealth of Virginia. In addition, Cornel worked at Magellan Health in Louisiana and served as the Adult System Administrator for the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership. He monitored the benefits for recipients of the 1915i State Plan Amendment. Cornel also served as the senior manager of permanent supportive housing; helping to launch an unprecedented integrated housing, community-based services and managed care model. Cornel also led the Follow-up Support team for clinical operations. Cornel joined Magellan Health Services in February of 2012 as a supervisor in Member Services. He assisted in the successful launch of the Louisiana Care Management Center.

Outside of Magellan, Cornel has served on the Commonwealth’s system of care expansion committee since 2018. In 2020 Cornel was elected to the board of directors for ChamberRVA, the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce. Cornel was also appointed to the Governor’s Task Force on Primary Care in 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cornel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas as well as a Juris Doctorate from the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Cornel is a certified Mediator by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. He is also Mental Health First Aid Certified by the National Council for Behavioral Health and is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. A native Kansan, Cornel is a strong supporter of the regional Kansas professional and collegiate sports teams.

Tricia Van Rossum, Ph.D., LCSW, CSOTP | Director of Clinical Care Services

Tricia Van Rossum is the Director of Clinical Care Services of Magellan of Virginia. In this role, Tricia is responsible for oversight of the Clinical team, which includes the management of Residential Treatment Services and Treatment Foster Care Case Management for all Virginia Medicaid members. This oversight also includes the management of Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services, as well as other Community Based mental health services. Prior to her current role, Tricia served as the Senior Manager of Clinical Care Services at Magellan of Virginia. Tricia joined Magellan in November 2013, when Magellan became the Medicaid Behavioral Health Service Administrator. Tricia has worked as a Care Manager and a Lead Care Manager before assuming the role as Senior Manager.

Tricia recently completed her Doctorate in Counseling Studies. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to joining Magellan, Tricia worked at a Residential facility. Tricia has over 15 years of experience providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults in outpatient, inpatient and residential settings.  Incorporating a key philosophy that clients’ voice and choice are essential, her primary focus is helping children and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma and oppositional-defiant behaviors.  As a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider, she also works with teens and women with problem sexual behaviors. Active in National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Virginia Sex Offender Treatment Association (VSOTA), Tricia is committed to helping others achieve their recovery and wellness goals. Tricia is passionate about mental health and mental health reform.

Danyelle Dutton Smilovich | Provider Relations Director

Danyelle Dutton Smilovich is the Provider Relations Director for Magellan of Virginia. Danyelle has been with Magellan since June 2010, initially working in Network with various public sector and commercial plans in the state of Florida. She transitioned to the Virginia office in October 2013 and is responsible for provider relations and overall network development.

Previous to Magellan, Danyelle worked at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine on several state and national grant-funded substance abuse research programs. The programs included delivering behavioral interventions, HIV education and testing and substance abuse prevention program evaluation for children and adolescents. During this time, Danyelle gained valuable experience working with the provider community and increased her interest in behavioral health.

In her spare time, Danyelle enjoys decorating and traveling. She also enjoys finding new ways to keep active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Her most recent activities include indoor cycling and TRX suspension training.

Dr. Stephen Towns, DSL, MDiv, PMP, CSM | Director Project and Program Management

Stephen Towns is the Director of Project and Program Management for Magellan of Virginia. Previously, Stephen served as the Senior IT Iteration Manager, and Product Owner/Scrum Master, responsible for all leadership and Agile Scrum ceremonies for Magellan’s digital product development, eRebate Migration, and FirstIQ application.

With over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field, he is proficient in project and program management, healthcare analytics, customer innovation and delivery management, also excelling in the financial, transportation and manufacturing industries.

Stephen recently graduated from Regent University, School of Business and Leadership earning his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership with a concentration in Healthcare Leadership. Stephen’s final project requirements centered on “The Need for Psychological Safety in Today’s Multicultural Healthcare Environment.”

Stephen has a Master of Divinity degree and Master of Arts in Christian Education from the Samuel Dewitt School of Theology at Virginia Union University. Stephen takes pride in his cultural competency and proudly demonstrates servant leadership methodologies.

Recently, Stephen has become an advocate for removing the stigma of mental illness in under-served communities. This involves empowering people to take ownership of their health, sharing information on available services and, bringing awareness to churches. In his downtime, Stephen very much enjoys travelling with his wife, and spending time with their grandchildren.

Tina Bodkins, MA, LCSW | Director of Quality

Tina Bodkins is the Director of Quality for Magellan of Virginia. In this role, Tina is responsible for oversight of quality processes and partnering with other departments to ensure that quality expectations, goals and needs are met. Additional areas of oversight include the reconsideration, appeals and grievance processes.

Tina has been with Magellan Quality for over 15 years. Prior to her current role, she was the Manager of Quality and Accreditations for the Employer/Commercial line of business for several years. Tina joined Magellan in July 1996 and originally worked as a Care Manager before joining the Quality team as a Clinical Quality Reviewer. She has experience in a variety of quality areas including URAC and NCQA accreditation. Tina received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Psychology from Southern Illinois University. Before Magellan, she worked with children and adolescents in a residential treatment center which gave her meaningful experience in providing support for youths who were having challenging times in their lives. She has also worked with adults and children in an inpatient behavioral health setting.

Tina is committed to ensuring that all members receive quality services and looks forward to working with the Magellan of Virginia team and members.