CHARTWELL NEWS
  • Brookdale Senior Living names Rick Wigginton as Senior Vice President, Sales

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Rick Wigginton has recently joined Brookdale Senior Living as Senior Vice President, Sales. Prior to joining Brookdale Senior Living, Mr. Wigginton served as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Holiday Retirement.   Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United…

  • Acuity Eyecare Group names John Pitts as Chief Financial Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that John Pitts has joined Acuity Eyecare Group as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Acuity, John served as Chief Financial Officer for Jordan Health Services, Varsity Brands, and Horizon Health Corporation. Acuity’s lead investor is Riata Capital Group.    

  • Global Medical Response names Ed Sims as Senior Vice President, Managed Care

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Ed Sims has recently joined Global Medical Response as Senior Vice President, Managed Care. Prior to joining Global Medical Response, Mr. Sims served as Chief Managed Care Officer for Lifecare Health Partners. Formed in early 2018, Global Medical Response (“GMR”) is the nation’s largest medical transportation company (emergency…

  • Delta Dental of Wisconsin names Dr. Gregory L. Theis as Dental Director

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Gregory Theis, DDS has recently joined Delta Dental of Wisconsin (DDWI) as Dental Director. Prior to joining DDWI, Dr. Theis served as Dental Director for Health Partners of Western Ohio. Delta Dental of Wisconsin (DDWI) is headquartered in Stevens Point, with sales offices in Milwaukee and Madison. As…

  • Evolution Health names Kurt Baumgartel as Chief Operating Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Kurt Baumgartel has recently joined Evolution Health as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Evolution Health, Mr. Baumgartel served as President, Allegheny Health Network Home Health, Hospice & Transitional Care for Graham Healthcare Group. Evolution Health was formed in 2012 as a strategic innovation within Envision Healthcare, helping…

  • GBMC Health Partners names Erlene Washington as Chief Operating Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Erlene Washington has recently joined the GBMC Healthcare System’s Health Partners physician group as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining GBMC, Ms. Washington served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting for Crystal Run Healthcare, LLP, a Hudson Valley, NY multi-specialty group. She previously served in operating…

  • US Acute Care Solutions names Patrick Free as Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Patrick Free has recently joined US Acute Care Solutions (USACS) as Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining USACS, Mr. Free served as Senior Vice President, Hospital Affiliated Physicians for Change Healthcare. USACS was formed in 2015 to provide integrated emergency medicine management, hospital medicine…

  • CareFirst names David Kaercher as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that David Kaercher has recently joined CareFirst as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining CareFirst, he served as Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, and prior to that, as Vice President-Information Technology for Blue Cross Blue Shield of…

  • CareFirst selects Stacia Cohen as Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Stacia Cohen has joined CareFirst as Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs. Previously she served in various roles with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Plus of Minnesota, most recently as Vice President of Medicare.

  • HMS Holdings Corporation names Emmet O’Gara as Executive Vice President

    Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Emmet O’Gara has joined HMS Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:HMSY) as its Executive Vice President-Total Population Management & Analytics. He previously served Senior Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer of COTA Healthcare, and prior to that spent over eight years as SVP/General Manager of MedeAnalytics.