Thomas Scully is a General Partner with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm in New York, which is the most active US PE investor in healthcare. Mr. Scully, born and raised in the Pennsylvania SE Zone, was the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services from 2001 to 2004. CMS administers Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, and is the largest agency in the U.S. Government, spending more than $1 trillion for fiscal year 2015. At CMS, Mr. Scully had an instrumental role in designing and passing Medicare reform and Medicare Part D legislation and in making the vast agency more open and accountable to the public. He initiated the first public reporting and disclosure for comparative quality among hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and dialysis centers. Before joining CMS, Tom served as President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals from 1995 to 2001. The FAH represents 1700 privately owned hospitals.
Quint Studer is a businessman, a visionary, an entrepreneur, a mentor to many, and extremely dedicated to his community. He has given his life to designing the building blocks for people and organizations that guide them to achieving and sustaining high performance.
Quint Studer is the founder of Studer Group®, a recipient of the 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Studer Group is an outcomes firm that implements Evidence-Based LeadershipSM systems and practices to help organizations achieve, sustain, and accelerate in service, quality, finance, people, and growth. For six consecutive years ââ‚¬â€ś the last three being in the top 10 ââ‚¬â€ś Studer Group has been named one of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work®. Quint retired from Studer Group in March of 2016 to become a full-time community volunteer to undertake the development, training, and education of the Pensacola Metro Community.
Inc. magazine named Studer its Master of Business, making him the only healthcare leader to have ever won this prestigious award. A consummate teacher and student, Quint was part of the 21st Healthcare Leadership Curriculum Task Force at Harvard Business School. Quint has served as a Board Member at the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Quint has also served as a Think Tank Panelist in Washington D.C., as Faculty in Residence at George Washington University, and a Guest Professor at Cornell University. In 2014, Quint was recognized as one of the 40 smartest people in health care by Becker's Magazine. In September of 2014, Quint was the first ever recipient of Modern Healthcare's Healthcare Marketing Visionary Award. He also currently serves on the Board of Sacred Heart Health System.
Studer has written and contributed to a number of books including his newest Healing Physician Burnout, released in September 2015. His first book, Hardwiring Excellence, a Business Week bestseller, is one of the most read leadership books written for healthcare, with more than 700,000 copies in circulation today. Results that Last, written for non-healthcare, hit the Wall Street Journal's bestseller list of business books. Some of his other books include 101 Answers to Questions Leaders Ask, offering practical solutions to healthcare leaders; Straight A Leadership, helping organizations execute well in this changing external environment; and A Culture of High Performance, providing leadership skills to perform at a higher levelââ‚¬â€ťcontinuously. One of his most popular books, The Great Employee Handbook, provides actions employees can take to better their work and life. Just prior to leaving Studer Group Quint released Maximize Performance for education leaders and teachers, to help them create a culture of educational excellence.
Quint and his wife Rishy moved to Pensacola in 1996 and have not been afraid to invest in its future. They both have been given many awards through their years here in Pensacola. Of all the awards, one of their most meaningful is the ââ‚¬Ĺ“Ethics Awardââ‚¬ť by the Gulf Breeze Rotary and the Pensacola Rotary. Quint was awarded the Pensacola Area Commitment to Excellence (PACE) Award for Community Leader in 2005/2006 for having a ââ‚¬Ëśtrue spirit of service.
They are co-owners of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos minor league baseball team based here in Pensacola, Florida. The team plays in the Southern League and are the Class Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team. On January 19, 2015, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos announced that two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson joined Quint and Rishy as co-owner of the team. With this partnership, Bubba and the Studers hope to create even more memorable experiences for Wahoos fans, cultivate a great place for Wahoos employees to work and, with Bubba's leadership, gain a more national and international awareness for the Blue Wahoos and the City of Pensacola, Florida.
Quint and Rishy founded the Studer Community Institute in February 2014, a non-profit organization that works with small businesses and sponsors research and development of benchmarks to help communities evaluate and understand the health of local economy, government, and quality of life. The Institute produces fact-based analysis of issues that need to be addressed to move forward. The two main initiatives Studer Community Institute focus on improving early childhood brain development by creating America's First Early Learning City, and training small businesses and entrepreneurs in universally recognized best practices and leadership development tools to help grow their business.
Quint says he has a human responsibility to act and to do so with a sense of urgency. Quint will always connect his actions back to purpose.
Robert Haft is a Managing Partner of Morgan Noble. Haft brings considerable healthcare experience and expertise, having been the former CEO of Vitamins.com, Phar-Mor Drugs ($1.5 billion drug retail chain) and Dart Group ($1 billion healthcare company), to Trusted's Board, as a Director.
Chuck Dieveney is a Managing Director at Juggernaut Capital Partners (ââ‚¬Ĺ“JCPââ‚¬ť), a Maryland based investment firm with over $600 million of capital under management. He has joined Trusted as a Board of Director.
Prior to joing JCP, Mr. Dieveney was a General Partner and COO at JMI Equity from 2005 to 2014. Mr. Dieveney was a Principal at Allied Capital Corporation from 2003 to 2005.
Prior to Allied, Mr. Dieveney was a General Partner and CFO at ABS Capital from 1999 to 2003.
Mark joined Pablo Capital, LLC in 2016 and serves as a General Partner.
He brings to Trusted Health Plan his twenty years of experience of investing in the health care industry. Mark has over two decades of experience working closely with growth companies in all aspects of enhancing their business models. He works closely with management teams and board members focusing on organic growth initiatives, acquisitions, strategy refinement, governance, compensation matters, operational structure optimization, and achieving significant growth and successful exit strategies. Some of Mark's investments have included SourceMedical Solutions, Inc., Superior Vision Services, Inc., CBR Systems, Inc., US Pathology Labs Inc., and EXOS (formerly Athletes Performance).
Prior to Pablo Capital, LLC, Mark was a General Partner at ABS Capital Partners where from 1998 to 2016 he focused on investments in information technology and services companies in the health care industry. Prior to joining ABS Capital Partners, Mark was an investment banker in Alex. Brown's technology group.
Mark is a graduate of DePauw University and is married with three children.
Thomas Duncan attended Florida A & M University, School of Business, graduating Magna Cum Laude with an MBA. He began his healthcare career at a small community based hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Using analytics and metrics he built a stellar interdisciplinary team which created two profit centers for the hospital; a multi-specialty clinic serving over 10,000 patients and a 68 bed mental health unit. The mental health unit became licensed and JACHO certified within 9 months serving almost exclusively uninsured patients. Building on his success in team building serving the uninsured he then developed a company to serve the underinsured. Through analysis of patient utilization patterns with and without care management and personal coaching, Thomas developed an initial approach to changing patient health behaviors utilizing partnerships with their providers. His next entrepreneurial venture was Care Compensation Specialists which specialized in Medicaid, TANF, ABAD, and SSI enrollment. This venture was immediately successful and resulted in a sale to Accretive Health. He managed Medicaid revenue of just under $1B for over 45 hospital reimbursements previously uncovered.
Thomas M. Duncan is convinced that Medicaid based Managed Care Organizations not only have the opportunity but the responsibility to substantively improve the health outcomes of each of its members. Through years of experience Duncan has developed a model for managed care organizations to drive results by changing health behaviors using analytics, metrics and community based, personal outreach. In 2011, Mr. Duncan developed Trusted Health Plan.
Trusted Health Plan from its inception has been infused with the idea that we can only make a difference if we are located where our enrollees live, interacting and increasing awareness about the benefits of prevention and health lifestyles. To that end, all Trusted's programs are modeled after an enrollee-centered care concept that focuses on interactions with the enrollees in an effort to change behavior. Trusted Health Plan began serving approximately 30,000 members in Washington, DC on July 1st, 2013.
Chief Financial Officer
As the Chief Financial Officer of Trusted Health Plan, Cleveland Slade is responsible for managing all fiscal affairs. His Corporate responsibilities also include Finance Operations, Corporate Development and Transaction Services, Strategic Planning and Financial Analysis and Decision Support Services. Prior to joining to Trusted, Slade was the CEO of KeyMIC, Inc. where he provided financial consulting to a variety of major healthcare companies focusing on cost control, planning, organizational leadership, budgeting, cash flow optimization, auditing and SEC reporting.
Chief Operating Officer
Scott Pickens joined Trusted in 2016 as COO, bringing to the organization over 34 years in the health care industry. Mr. Pickens is responsible for all of Trusted's health plan operations to ensure efficient and effective delivery of healthcare services to our members and appropriate reimbursement to our providers. He has extensive experience leading all aspects of operations including strategic planning, marketing and business development, corporate development, all administrative operations, provider network management, information technology, performance management, and program/product management functions. Mr. Pickens has held Senior Executive (C-Level) positions in publicly funded and commercial managed care organizations, healthcare consulting and services firms, and software, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing companies. He has served as an executive and consultant to many Managed Care Plans including Anthem, Amerihealth Caritas, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Consortium. Teaming with the other seasoned and exceptional executives at Trusted, Mr. Pickens is bringing even greater efficiencies of care to the DC Medicaid market, and bringing Trusted to the next level in its growth as an MCO for DC. Mr. Pickens has a B.S. in Administrative Science with concentrations in Finance and Information Systems, graduating cum laude from the University of Wisconsin, and an MS in Nuclear Engineering from the US Naval Nuclear Power School. He served as a career Naval Nuclear Officer in the United States Navy for 10 years.
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