Certive provides strategic capabilities and resources to its healthcare businesses, Omega and others. Certive’s team of experts in the areas of Operations, Sales, Product Management, Accounting, and Marketing create substantial gains in efficiency and opportunity. Additionally, Certive often works transparently as the voice of its busnisses to provide tangible value to customers, market recognition and thought leadership.
Certive’s expands its governance, knowledge, and value through its Advisory Committee and Board of Directors (BoD). Certive Health’s Advisory Council and BoD provides domain guidance and performs specific project related functions. It is comprised of a strong cross-functional team of senior experienced executives who have built, grown, and sold companies in several segments of healthcare and other industries. All are investors in the Company. Certive has been built around the people-equity the Council, BoD, and Management is comprised of.
Providing our foundational knowledge of revenue cycle management, leadership, and process management in the Healthcare Industry.
Customers trust Certive to future proof their management, systems, revenue cycle management, regulatory, and more.
We maintain a keen awareness of industry trends and regulations in order to adapt, revise, and optimize client results.
Certive’s leadership provides a specific focus on the complex challenges that healthcare companies face in the rapidly changing landscape.
Certive has assembled a best-in-class healthcare management team with the skills and experience to solve some of the largest problems in healthcare today: administrative complexity and the resulting inefficiencies and dollars they waste. They are accomplished, hands-on, and category experts.
- Tom Marreel, CEO, Chair
30+ years has held senior positions in all areas of the health plan side, including founder and CEO of his own company. He was a senior executive at Schaller Anderson, a health management and consulting company that was sold to Aetna in 2007.
30+ years healthcare finance, business development, mergers and acquisitions.
25+ years executive experience in hospital and healthcare clinical, accounting, and technology solutions.
30+ years experience in funding, building and managing public and private global technology companies and is founder of the Company.
Mr. Saltich re-joined the Certive Solutions Board of Directors, a position he resigned in early 2017. With over 35 years of experience in high technology, Mr. Saltich brings exceptional breadth and depth to the Company both in terms of leadership and governance. Mr. Saltich has served as a Director on numerous innovative public and private companies including Immersion (IMMR), Atmel (ATML), Ramtron (RMTR) and Leadis (LDIS). From January 2006 until its sale in February 2011 Mr. Saltich served as Chairman and CEO of Vitex Systems, a private technology licensing company. Mr. Saltich is also an investor in the Company.
A Canadian native with over 25 years of experience in the insurance and financial sectors, Mr. Wareham brings to Certive a wealth of knowledge in capital formation and connectivity within the Canadian financial markets. Mr. Wareham graduated from The University of Western Ontario with degrees in English and economics.
Dr. Pelberg is currently President at The Pelberg Group. Dr. Pelberg joined Bayless in 2013 after his previous position of Chief Medical Officer at INSPIRIS from 2008-2011. Prior to joining, INSPIRIS, Dr. Pelberg spent nineteen years at Schaller Anderson in Phoenix, first as Vice President and National Medical Director (1988-1995), then as President and Chief Medical Officer from 1999-2007. He also practiced internal medicine from 1981-1999, during which time he was also an instructor of clinical medicine for the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Pelberg brings to the Company rich clinical and senior level healthcare operations experience. Dr. Pelberg currently serves as a consultant to several health plans, population health companies, and actuarial firms.
Ms. Schweitzer is co-Founder and Managing Partner of Blue Ox Healthcare Partners (BOHCP). BOHCP is a private equity investment firm providing capital to growth-stage healthcare companies. Ms. Schweitzer has focused professionally on the revenue cycle management industry in U.S. Healthcare for the past 30 years. In such capacity, Ms. Schweitzer has held numerous founder, leadership, and executive/industry association leadership roles with various companies and organizations which include, but are not limited, PatientMatters, Caremedic, MedUnite, Presideo, and ENVOY. In addition to her executive positions, Ms. Schweitzer has served on the Advisory Board of NDCHealth and as a consultant to Wellpoint Health Networks, Inc., Aetna Insurance, the National Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Mysis Inc, among others. Further, Ms. Schweitzer has testified before the U.S. Congress on the standardization of electronic healthcare claims transactions and before the Ministers of Health of the European Union on the topic of electronic transaction processing.
As an RCM management expert and consultant to the healthcare provider community, Jack has an extensive career in management CBO’s for large health systems and outsourced providers.
Steve has built one of the top actuarial analysis organizations for large healthcare purchasers. Mr. Schramm’s background brings to Certive actuarial and analytical knowledge and toolsets that derive meaningful information from health data. Optumas is the largest independent actuarial company in the U.S. and is actuary of record for seven state Medicaid programs.
Fairfield Advisors is a hedge fund specializing in market structure arbitrage and volatility strategies. Mr. Benton brings to the Advisory Council years of experience in the translation of business operating strategies to investment information and tools that enable effective investor relations communications and financial guidance within the public markets. Mr. Benton is a distinguished and highly regarded member of the U.S. investment community, having served on several New York Stock Exchange committees over the years. Mr. Benton is a former Governor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Don works with healthcare clients in most segments of the health delivery system in Texas. Clients include Baylor/Scott and White, HCA, Christus Health, Texas Health Resources, Tenet, Memorial Hermann, Cook Children’s, Nix Health, Dallas Children’s, Aetna, Accenture, Texas Association of Voluntary Hospitals, Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Alkermes, Center for Health Care Services, Guardian Health, Cotivity, Pacific Dental, Acadia Behavioral Health, DaVita, DentaQuest, Bio Reference Labs, Texas Medical Foundation, Rusk Industrial Foundation, and a dozen mid-sized hospital systems around the state. Don is the former Secretary of the Health and Human Services Commission in Texas under Governor George Bush and Governor Rick Perry. Prior to this, Don held numerous Commission appointments in State, County, and commercial health entities.
William has over 30 years of healthcare services and technology experience and 12 years of private equity experience. William was the President of iPlexus Solutions, Inc, which provides cloud-based medical billing decision support, medical clearinghouse, and medical billing functions; servicing over 6000 health care providers nationwide. Previously, William was President of the e-Health Solutions division for Per-Se Technologies with over $60 million in revenue and $12 million in EBITDA, with 350 hospitals and 55,000 physicians. The e-Health division was the fastest growing Per-Se division for four years and became the second largest medical clearinghouse in the industry. Per-Se acquired NDC Health in 2006 and Per-Se was purchased by McKesson in 2007. Mr. Dagher is currently a Director and is contributing to management in the areas of strategy, finance, M&A, marketing and technology with SFUR, a Medical Utilization Review Company.
Dr. Linder has 25 years of experience as a medical professor and medical executive. Medical Director and Board member of Trinity Air, Organ Transport Company Board certified in Emergency Medicine.
Michael brings workflow and revenue cycle operational experience to Certive Health. Michael has been involved with healthcare process improvement focusing on operations, finance, revenue cycle performance turn-around, software implementation, and training. Currently, Michael is the CEO and Managing Director of North America for e5 Workflow Inc. a software, workflow, and process improvement company. Prior to e5 Workflow Inc., he worked for Regional Medical Laboratory (RML) a division of St. John Health System in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 2009 to 2015. During his time with RML, he has redesigned the workflow process utilizing the current software to produce more productive outcomes through training, auditing, metrics, and efficiency. In 2007 Michael joined St. John Health System as a Senior Financial Analyst for their outpatient group where he managed the finance and operation improvement for 32 physician practices and in two years had 84% showing an average of 14% growth in key performance indicators and profitable. Michael has also been involved in consulting for ICD-10 training, process development, and implementation strategies for large and small healthcare sectors. He has also previously consulted for practice development, start-up companies, and healthcare education for business in the finance and management areas. Prior to 2007 Michael worked as a Controller for a small for-profit rural hospital where he helped structure department spending, improve the accounting close process, empower department leaders to run their areas through metrics, and consistently drive the hospital’s bottom line into a profit situation.
37 years as a partner and US Leader for Ernst Young’s National Exempt Organization Tax Services. Would oversee more than 115 tax professionals.