CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Private Equity / Business Development / M&A / Turnaround / International
Operations / Finance / Technology / Professional Services / Consulting
Strong Executive with diverse experience in Healthcare Delivery, Medical Devices, Bio-technology, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmacy Automation, CRM, Manufacturing and Logistics. Skilled in business development, strategic planning, operations, finance, systems implementation, multi-site management, outsourcing, M&A and IT from start-up through fortune 50 organizations. A strong negotiator and natural leader possessing vision, discipline, financial savvy, strong communication skills and an exceptional EQ that consistently deliver high performance and winning results. Proven performance with an entrepreneurial spirit and a unique talent for driving organizational and cultural change through leadership, shared vision, strategy, execution and team development.
MBA Loyola University of Chicago
BSEE Purdue University
MSIT - Roosevelt University
Masters in Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare Villanova University
v CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Reporting to Board of Directors 2015 - Present
Illinois Gastroenterology Group / The GI Alliance Progressive national GI Practice consisting of 240 GI providers delivering preventive, diagnostic and interventional services to the Illinois and Texas Markets.
" Championed the Private Equity initiative for IGG by selecting consulting and investment banking partners and developing the strategy to position IGG for private equity investment and rapid growth. Transaction with the GI Alliance was successfully completed on 7/24/2019, creating an $800Mil national GI Platform.
" Restructured Employee Benefits Program, capturing an unprecedented 16% reduction in annual premiums while expanding service coverage. Corporate premiums were reduced by $176k annually.
" Reorganized failing IT infrastructure for profitability and growth. Reduced annual budget creep from 31% to zero, saving over $350k annually.
" Created / distributed a marketing publication, Illinois Gastro Digest, addressing national health issues.
" Implemented Hybrid Cloud Migration strategy, improving uptime, reliability and scalability.
" Renegotiated Pathology Service line coverage, realizing a $135k (4.3%) in increased profitability annually.
" Built Anesthesia ProForma Model and established anesthesia service line delivering annual profit of $2.1Mil.
" Led CMS MIPS Quality Initiatives. IGG obtained a perfect score for 2017 and 2018 resulting in a $500k increase in annual reimbursements from Medicare.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Reporting to Board of Directors 2009 - 2015
Heart Care Centers of Illinois / Midwest Physicians Alliance, Inc. Providing advanced cardiovascular, diagnostic and interventional services to over 400,000 lives across 19 facilities.
" Negotiated 5 real estate lease agreements and built 2 cardiology clinics driving $2.6Mil in cost reductions.
" Championed / Implemented the Physician Quality Reporting System, securing $1.3Mil in Medicare incentives.
" Created / deployed a laboratory diagnostics program across 7 clinics, increasing annual revenue by $286k.
" Championed / Implemented e-Prescribing throughout the practice, generating $960k in Medicare incentives.
" Implemented EMR systems, software, processes and metrics generating $1.3Mil in government incentives.
" Restructured 401k and benefit programs, dramatically increasing benefits and reducing costs by 22%.
VICE PRESIDENT / SERVICE 2003 2007
Omnicell Inc. Delivering automated pharmacy system solutions to over 1200 healthcare facilities worldwide for the electronic control and dispensing, packaging and distribution of medications and supplies.
" Built Professional Services for Omnicell into a P&L driven business unit that increased corporate revenues from $89Mil to $250Mil in 4 years and drove market cap to over $1.1Bil.
" Launched Omnicells national service organization in 90 days consisting of 120 Engineering professionals. Eliminated 3rd party service contractors and reduced field service costs by 41%.
" Facilitated planning and integration of 3 corporate acquisitions and 4 new product lines for Omnicell.
" Increased customer satisfaction to #1 in the industry over market competitors, driving increased product sales. MD Byline rankings confirmed customer satisfaction market leader position for 19 straight quarters.
" Implemented phased off-shoring of Technical Support functions to India and developed a transition plan to fuel company growth while retaining technical talent in senior support and product integration roles.
" Created / marketed the industrys first remote monitoring and predictive maintenance program, vSuite", to deliver remote system monitoring, call avoidance, disaster recovery and automated software distribution.
VICE PRESIDENT / NUCLEAR WORLDWIDE SERVICES 2001 2003
Siemens Medical Solutions Supplying nuclear and positron (PET) systems and radio pharmaceuticals. Direct P&L responsibility for international service delivery in over 80 countries.
" Increased worldwide revenues for Siemens Nuclear to $125Mil and grew margins from 37% to 39%. Improved EBIT from 32% to 36% and service revenue to 100% of annual division profits.
" Improved Customer Satisfaction from 86% to 91% and contract capture from 65% to 70%. Market share increased 20% and revenue increased by $25Mil as a direct result.
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS 1995 2000
Baxter Healthcare / Automed Technologies -- Providing automated pharmacy solutions to healthcare markets worldwide. Managed a team of 92, supporting 5 product lines across 3 diverse markets. Responsibility for operations, field consulting, systems implementation, manufacturing, technical support, global logistics, inventory, quality assurance and training.
" Created a new manufacturing and systems implementation process for Baxter Healthcare which reduced costs by $2Mil (45.2%) and created new revenue streams. Overall efficiency was improved by 113%.
" Negotiated a high profile, global service agreement with Dade, saving Baxter $36Mil in annual service costs.
" Developed pharmacy consulting and incentive compensation programs generating $4.5Mil in new revenue.
" Designed and implemented a new 50,000 sq., ft. production facility. Secured $1.3Mil in project capital.
Chairmans Leadership Award Omnicell
Technology in Business Award Start-IT Magazine
Service Innovation Award M2M Magazine
Medical Group Management Association
American Gastroenterology Association
American College of Healthcare Executives