InCharge HEALTHCARE 2019 Mark Mattson Executive VP, Healthcare Group Manager CapStar Bank 201 Fourth Ave. N., Suite 950 Nashville 37219 615.732.6414 capstarbank.com Mattson, who has more than 25 years of banking experience, leads the bank’s efforts in the healthcare industry. He also was instrumental in creating CapStar’s credit policies and infrastructure prior to the bank’s opening in 2008. Before joining CapStar, Mattson was a managing director at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey where he was responsible for new business development in the healthcare sector throughout the U.S. He earned his undergraduate degree from Tennessee Tech and holds an MBA from Texas A&M.
David McClellan Managing Director Heritage Group LLC 20 Burton Hills Blvd., Suite 150 Nashville 37215 615.665.8220 heritagegroupusa.com McClellan co-founded Heritage Group in 1986 and has served as a managing director of the firm since 1989. Heritage Group is a privately held investment and advisory firm focused on early-stage healthcare opportunities. Over the past 33 years, McClellan has served in numerous executive positions within Heritage Group’s portfolio of companies and currently sits on the board of Ingenious Med, among others. He began his career with HCA. McClellan received his master’s in hospital and health administration from the Medical College of Virginia.
Mark McConnell President & CEO Onlife Health 9020 Overlook Blvd., Suite 300 Brentwood 37027 615.844.2100 onlifehealth.com McConnell joined the data-driven wellness solutions company in January 2015 as vice president of health and wellness solutions before being tapped as CEO in October 2016. Previously, he served in senior executive positions with remote patient-monitoring company AMC Health, Healthcare Bluebook, Health Fitness Corporation and Healthways, where he founded the Employers Solution Group. McConnell earned his undergraduate degree from Muskingum College and his MBA from State University of New York at Buffalo.
Andrew McDonald Shareholder & Practice Lead, Healthcare Consulting LBMC & LBMC Physician Business Solutions 201 Franklin Road Brentwood 37027 615.309.2474 lbmc.com With over 30 years of experience as either a fulltime healthcare executive or consultant to a broad range of healthcare organizations, McDonald has honed his expertise in providing revenue cycle management, provider integration, valuation, compliance, strategic planning, human resource management, financial analysis, IT assessment, practice development, and general administration services to healthcare organizations. McDonald, who earned his master’s in hospital and health administration from the University of Alabama at
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Birmingham, also has worked in the hospital, home care, hospice and practice management environments. He was named a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives in 1994 and is past president of ACHE of Middle Tennessee.
James R. McKnight, Jr. CEO, President & Director Diversicare Healthcare Services 1621 Galleria Blvd. Brentwood 37027 615.771.7575 dvcr.com McKnight joined the publicly traded post-acute care service provider in August 2012 as chief financial officer and was named to his current post in July 2018. Diversicare serves patients in approximately 72 skilled nursing and senior housing centers with more than 8,200 licensed nursing beds in nine states. Previously, McKnight served as CFO of NuScriptRX. He also held executive financial roles with Take Care Health Systems, Employer Solutions Group, and its predecessor company I-trax, Inc. McKnight earned his accounting degree from Louisiana Tech University and is a certified public accountant licensed in multiple states.
John McRoberts Chairman & CEO MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. 3100 West End Ave., Suite 1000 Nashville 37203 615.627.4710 medequities.com In January 2010, McRoberts began his tenure at MedEquities, which acquires and structures financing for healthcare-related real estate deals, but his healthcare investment career spans more than three decades. After 16 years with AmSouth Bank (now Regions) where he was head of regional healthcare lending, McRoberts co-founded and served as president and CEO of Capstone Capital Corporation, a healthcare REIT that went public in 1994 and sold to Healthcare Realty Trust in 1998. From 2001 to 2005, McRoberts was president and CEO of MeadowBrook Healthcare, Inc. He then acquired a controlling interest in home health and hospice company Care First, Inc. before selling his interest in early 2015. Currently, the MedEquities portfolio has 34 healthcare facilities with a total of 2,755 licensed beds across seven states.
Cory Mead COO TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center 391 Wallace Road Nashville 37211 615.781.4000 tristarsouthernhills.com Mead assumed his current post overseeing operations for the 126-bed hospital in October 2017. Previously, he served as associate chief operating officer and co-ethics and compliance officer at HCA Healthcare’s Reston Hospital Center in Virginia where he significantly expanded surgical services. Prior to that, Mead worked with HCA facilities in Kansas City, Mo. He earned his undergraduate degree and master’s in health administration from the University of Iowa. Mead, who has worked with HCA for more than five years, is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Eric Mendelsohn President & CEO National Health Investors, Inc. 222 Robert Rose Drive Murfreesboro 37129 615.890.9100 nhireit.com Mendelsohn joined NHI at the beginning of 2015 and was named CEO in October 2015. He has more than two decades of healthcare real estate experience. Previously, Mendelsohn was with Emeritus Senior Living for nine years where he rose to senior vice president overseeing corporate development. Prior to that, he was a transaction officer focused on medical properties with the University of Washington and worked as a practicing transaction attorney after completing law school at Pepperdine. He also has a master’s in banking and finance from Boston University.
Kurt Merkelz, MD Senior VP & CMO Compassus Creekside Crossing IV 10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 400 Brentwood 37027 615.224.8028 compassus.com As chief medical officer, Merkelz leads the company’s quality and clinical initiatives in the 140 communities Compassus serves across the country. He was named to his current role in 2017 after previously serving as medical director for the Compassus program in Houston, Texas. Triple-board certified in hospice and palliative care, family practice and geriatrics, Merkelz received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center. He is a past winner of the R. Sean Morrison, MD, Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hospice Physician Leadership.
Scott Mertie President Kraft Healthcare Consulting, LLC 555 Great Circle Road Nashville 37228 615.782.4292 krafthealthcare.com Mertie, who has served as president of the KraftCPAs affiliate since it was founded in 2009, consults on various reimbursement and operational issues for healthcare clients throughout the United States. He also provides litigation support as an expert in the healthcare field. Active in a number of local and national professional organizations, Mertie sits on the boards of Leadership Health Care, Neighborhood Health, Saint Thomas Health Foundation, and the Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration. He has also participated in and led various healthcare trade missions. Mertie, who graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in accounting, is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, a certified medical practice executive and a certified healthcare financial professional.
Rob Metcalf CEO Concert Genetics 810 Crescent Centre Drive, Suite 280 Franklin 37067 615.861.2634 concertgenetics.com Metcalf is an experienced software and information services executive who is using his background to expand Concert Genetics’ offerings to advance precision medicine by providing the digital infrastructure for the rapid, reliable, cost
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