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Our executive team focuses on building a culture of excellence to support the specific, ever changing, needs of our patients. Our team of incredibly experienced and passionate people know how to take care of patients at home.

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David Curtis

Chief Executive Officer, Home Health

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David has been an executive leader within Graham Healthcare Group for 15 years. After extensive personal experience with home care delivery to a critically ill loved one in his own home, David’s passion for delivering excellent care and service only deepened: “I was frustrated by the lack of service and responsiveness at times from the nurses, and then there were the nurses whose attention to detail and swift action are the reason my son is alive today.”

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • President of Residential Home Health for more than 13 years, growing the business from to the largest home health care provider in the state of Michigan
  • Managing Partner of Leland Partners, a consulting firm whose clients included General Motors, Philips Electric, Syntel, Inc., the Kauffman Foundation, and Mount Clemens General Hospital
  • Senior Principal with Diamond Technology Partners, a global consulting firm based in Chicago that advised Fortune 500 companies on business strategy & operations

Education

  • Princeton University, A.B., Economics & American Studies
  • University of Michigan, MBA with Distinction, Finance & Corporate Strategy
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Justin DeWitte

Chief Executive Officer, Hospice

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Justin has been an executive leader within Graham Healthcare Group for 10 years. He first worked in palliative medicine at Continuum Geriatric Services (CGS; see below), focused on pain control and optimizing collaboration between Hospice, Palliative Care and Physician Services. Through this work he saw the incredible impact that timely, well-coordinated end-of-life care provides to patients and their families.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • President of Residential Hospice, a de novo agency he launched and grew to the 2nd largest hospice provider in the state of Michigan.
  • CEO of CGS, one of the largest post-acute physician practices in the Midwest. CGS revolutionized post-acute care through provider excellence and clinical systems tailored to the specific populations served. Upon being acquired by IPC (now Team Health, www.teamhealth.com), CGS became the foundation for their post-acute operations across the country
  • Founder and President, DeWitte Consulting, management consulting firm serving C-Suite executives and principals in healthcare and private equity

Education

  • University of Michigan, MBA, Business Administration
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor and Master, Mechanical Engineering

Jason Pierce

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President of Accounting & Finance

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Jason joined Graham Healthcare Group in April of 2016 as Assistant Controller and was named Controller in March 2018, VP of Accounting and Finance in August 2018, and Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance in 2019.

Jason’s roles and responsibilities include oversight of monthly and annual close-of-company financial records; developing GAAP accounting policies and procedures; daily operations of the Finance and Accounting department; managing the preparation of all financial reports, annual budgets, and business plans; and oversight of HR and Payroll.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • Audit Manager for Schneider Downs (2008 – 2016)

Education

  • Washington & Jefferson College, Bachelor of Arts,  Accounting

Larry Justice, JD

Compliance Officer & General Counsel

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Larry joined Graham Healthcare Group in 2019. “I am proud to be a part of an organization that values the important role of ethics and compliance and dedicates the time and resources to ensuring that it is woven into the fabric of our culture. From the top down, leadership is passionate about ensuring that we operate in an honest, compliant, and ethical manner.”

Larry has 21 years of experience in corporate and business, labor and employment, corporate governance, healthcare law, complex contract negotiations, and insurance coverage and claims.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • Attorney, Willmarth, Tanoury, Ramar, Corbet, Graves & Shaw, PLLC (1998-2002). Handled high-exposure medical malpractice defense
  • Partner at Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC (2002-2012). Managed broad spectrum of litigation and business law matters including labor and employment, malpractice and insurance, and settlement negotiations
  • General Counsel with in Healthcare Organizations (2012- present) (The Bartech Group, 2012-2014) (EnvisionTEC, Inc., 2014-2015) (Progenity, Inc., 2015-2019); General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer (2015- present)

Education

  • George Washington University, Graduate Certification in Healthcare Compliance Law, Healthcare Law
  • Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude, Law
  • University of Toledo, Bachelor of Arts with honors, English

Megan Zannetti

Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle

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Megan joined Graham Healthcare Group in September of 2007 as Accounting Manager & Financial Analyst, and previously served as Controller.

Her roles and responsibilities include leading overall strategy, operations, and optimization of the revenue cycle across the organization, including oversight of orders processing, medical records, insurance contracts and authorization, provision of charity, charge capture, billing to third parties and patient financial services, and overall collection of patient service revenues.

Megan is accountable for guiding decisions around the necessary resources, systems, tools, processes, and investments to fully realize revenue associated with patient services delivered.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • Began her career with Deloitte as a public accountant, Staff Auditor (2000)
  • Senior Accountant for Gedas USA Inc. (2001-2007)

Education

  • University of Phoenix, MBA, Administration and Management
  • Oakland University, Bachelor of Arts,  Accounting

LeeAnn Lang

Senior Vice President of Administration

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LeeAnn joined Graham Healthcare Group in May of 2016. Looking for opportunity to give back, first as Director of Project Management & Process Improvement, LeeAnn moved into the VP of Administration role in November of 2018.

A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Lean Six Sigma professional, LeeAnn’s roles and responsibilities include oversight of back-office functions including Communications and IT, Compliance and Audits, Project Management, Human Resources, and the Recruiting and Marketing departments.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group:

  • Quality Control Manager, Professional Contract Services, Inc. (2015-2016)
  • Global Quality Manager & Senior Internal Auditor, Kelly Services. Responsible for IT, Financial audits, and internal controls globally, as well as project management and process improvement (2012-2015)
  • Enterprise Risk Services (ERS) Senior Consultant, Deloitte. Responsible for audits and internal controls in IT and Finance across many business sectors, including Healthcare (2009-2012)

Education

  • Michigan State University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Information Technology

Shellé Jones

Vice President, Strategic Partnership

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Shellé joined Graham Healthcare Group in January of 2019. She was delighted by the ownership structure and excited about the opportunity to continue working in partnership with health systems and physician leadership to enable care at home and in communities as a long-term partner.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • VP of Strategic Partnerships, AccentCare, a national home-based post-acute care provider. Lead a cross-functional team in development, integration, and ongoing management of strategic partnerships with leading health systems, payers, and physician groups. Highly engaged in value-based care program and solution development including BPCI Advanced as convener with large physician groups across multiple clinical episodes and episode initiators (2011-2019)
  • Operational & Sales leader in Senior Living. Particularly focused on developing strategies that enabled aging outside of institutional setting, integrating partnerships with community-based providers and resources to meet social, emotional, physical and mental health needs of chronically-ill populations. (Sunrise Senior Living 2009-2011) (Americare Systems Inc. 2005-2009)

Education

  • College of Charleston, Bachelor of Arts, Arts Management

Wendy Bongero

Senior Vice President of Operations, Hospice

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Wendy joined Graham Healthcare Group in February of 2012. An experienced Vice President of Clinical Operations with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and health care industry, Wendy oversees Hospice operations for Residential in Michigan and Illinois. In addition, she leads all Graham Healthcare Group Hospice business units toward standardized processes, policies, and procedure documentation.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice – VP of Clinical Operations for Hospice and Palliative Care (2012 – Present); Vice President of Operations/Administrator (2012 – Present)
  • Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice – RN-After Hours Team Leader (2006 –2012)
  • In-House Hospice – RN After Hours Team Leader (2006 –2012)

Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy, Bachelor, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Charles McDonough

Senior Vice President of Operations, Home Health

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Charles joined Graham Healthcare Group in February of 2018 as an experienced Vice President of Operations with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and health care industry. Skilled in Medicaid, Physician Relations, Team Building, Management, Electronic Medical Record Systems, and operational analytics, Charles oversees Home Health operations for AHN Healthcare @ Home, and Home Health and Hospice operations for Residential, PA. In addition, Charles leads Home Health business units across Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania toward standardized processes, policies, and procedures.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • Celtic Healthcare, Inc. – Director of Operations, Home Health (2016- 2018)
  • WellSpan Health – Administrator, Director – VNA (2015- 2016); Director of VNA Business Operations & Development (2011- 2015); development and execution of financial and strategic growth initiatives, as well as supporting business and clinical management staff with day-to-day operational oversight
  • Systems Administrator, Guardian Home Care Holdings, Inc. (2005-2009); real-time data and operational trend analysis, clinical operations, and billing software implementation

Education

  • Penn State University, MHA (Masters of Health Administration), Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Lynchburg College, Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Management

Teresa McDaniel

Vice President of Clinical Integration & Performance Improvement

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Teresa joined Graham Healthcare Group in 2009 with the Edward Health System Joint Venture. Under her leadership, the home health census grew from 80 to 600 patients and earned top quality (4 star) ratings.

Her roles and responsibilities include development, execution, and ongoing support of home health, hospice, and palliative care clinical integration with health system partners across the system’s full continuum to improve patient experience and outcomes; leading quality and performance improvement efforts for home health, hospice, and palliative care; and developing innovative solutions to support health system initiatives including value-based care and population health.

Certified in Integrated Chronic Care Management, Teresa loves her role because it gives her the opportunity to work across the care continuum with all stakeholders to extend highly reliable care pathways into patient homes.

Teresa brings experience from a wide range of nursing roles in academic and community settings, beginning as a front-line nurse and advancing to nurse manager and then into senior leadership positions.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • Loyola University Medical Center, Cardiac Trauma/IC
  • Began in home care 25 years ago as a field nurse, held roles with increasing responsibility and leadership in Medical Records, Compliance, Staff Development, Clinical Innovation and Integration, EMR Implementation, Clinical Operations, Care Transitions, and Clinical Program Development

Education

  • Benedictine University, Master, Management Information Systems with concentration in Organizational Development
  • Loyola University of Chicago, Bachelor, Registered Nursing

Teresa Spencer

Vice President of Marketing & Innovation

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Teresa joined Graham Healthcare Group in 2010. As Vice President of Marketing and Innovation for Graham Healthcare Group, Teresa has been a disrupter in the healthcare industry for over 9 years. She was an early healthcare adopter of Salesforce and in 2010 was one of the first to integrate patient data from an EMR into Salesforce. Since then, she has integrated Salesforce with several other healthcare technology platforms to improve patient care coordination and drive better collaboration among care providers.

In addition to overseeing the Salesforce strategic vision and integration strategy, Teresa also oversees marketing and patient engagement, including the development of a proprietary patient and caregiver mobile application built on the force.com platform.

Prior to Graham Healthcare Group

  • 11 years eMarketing Director of Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons, Palace Sports, where she was an integral part of the implementation team for their Salesforce and marketing automation platform rollouts
  • She has been a speaker on care transition technology at the MPRO conference and has spoken at several events for the American Cancer Society as a cancer advocate.

Education

  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, Marketing
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