• Vizient, Inc. names David F. Ertel as Chief Financial Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that David F. Ertel has recently joined Vizient Inc. as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, David served as Chief Financial Officer & Chief Strategy Officer of the University of Miami Health System, and earlier as Chief Financial Officer of Einstein Health Network and Einstein Medical Center. He began his career as an investment banker with Paine Webber and Morgan Stanley, serving as Managing Director and Head of the Public Finance Health Care Group for those firms.

  • EMSI announces Greg James as its new Chief Operating Officer

    We are pleased to announce that Greg James has joined EMSI, a portfolio company of Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company, as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Greg served as Chief Operating Officer of the West Region for American Medical Response (AMR) and previously Western Division President of Field Operations for Rural/Metro Corporation. Prior to joining Rural/Metro, he spent several years with the Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) organization and earlier in various strategy consulting and marketing roles.

  • Delta Dental Plans Association names Joseph M. Dill, DDS as Vice President, Dental Science & Policy

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Joseph M. Dill, DDS has recently joined Delta Dental Plans Association as Vice President, Dental Science & Policy. Prior to joining Delta Dental Plans Association, Mr. Dill served as Vice President of Professional Services and Dental Director for Delta Dental of Virginia.

    Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA) is a not-for-profit organization with some for-profit affiliates as member companies. Through their 39 independent member companies, they offer national dental coverage – administering programs and reporting systems that provide groups and individuals with quality, cost-effective dental benefits and superior customer service.

  • Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. names John Blackwood as Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that John Blackwood has recently joined Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. as Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Brookdale Senior Living, Inc., Mr. Blackwood served as Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Privacy Officer for Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc.

    Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents.

  • Vital Decisions, LLC names Zac Fritz as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

    We are pleased to announce that Zachery “Zac” Fritz has been named President and CEO of the Edison, New Jersey-based Vital Decisions. Vital Decisions is a private equity-backed behavioral science company that specializes in achieving highly effective advanced illness care management for its members.

    Zac Fritz most recently served as CEO of Health Integrated based in Tampa, Florida, and previously General Manager/Vice President for a division of Truven Analytics.