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Peter Demitry, MD, MPH

Chief Technology Editor

Colonel (Dr.) Pete Demitry retired from the US Air Force after over 28 years on active duty and served as the Assistant Air Force (AF) Surgeon General. Dr. Demitry earned his undergraduate degree with Honors from the US Air Force Academy in 1978 and his Medical Degree (MD) in 1986. Col (ret) Demitry graduated from the Air Force’s prestigious Test Pilot School in 1991 and holds the distinction as the only Test Pilot Physician in Air Force history. His test pilot assignments included directing the Advanced Fighter Technology Integration F-16 Joint Test Force, at Edwards AFB, CA — as the only physician to ever hold that position.

Dr. Gregg Larivee

Technology Contributor

Dr. Gregg Larivee (Dr. G) has provided comprehensive care to some of the biggest named athletes of major league sports teams including the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, where he was on the staff as an official treating ART Doctor. In addition to treating athletes of the NFL, MLB, PGA, LPGA, NBA, ATP Men’s Tennis, WTA Women’s Tennis, NHL and UFC, he has helped improve the quality of life for patients with acute and chronic pain.

Chris Atley

Executive Coaching Contributor

Chris Atley has been named “Coach of the Year 2014″, and is the proven industry expert at connecting frustrated entrepreneurs with their inner strength and freedom. She helps them crush barriers so they can transform struggle into success. As a result they start to flourish personally, excel professionally, and gain new vitality and spirit.

Tom Ellis

Practice Startup Contributor

Tom has been providing healthcare consulting services for over twenty years in the North Texas market. His first clients were residents and fellows transitioning to employed and solo practice environments in various Texas markets. He has also worked within almost every one of the dynamic healthcare systems in the major cities in Texas.

Neil W. Thomson, Esq.

Legal Contributor

Neil W. Thomson is the founding member of Thomson Law, PLC. Mr. Thomson is equally comfortable in the courtroom as in the boardroom, and regularly serves as lead transactional and litigation counsel. This broad range of experience allows Mr. Thomson to provide clients comprehensive, strategic, innovative and cost-effective counsel. His practice focuses primarily on business transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and intellectual property law.

G. Kelly O’Dea

Marketing Contributor

Described in a Harvard Business School case as a “global marketing pioneer, business builder and change leader”, Kelly is a broadly experienced executive with a consistent growth record across disciplines, major market categories, multiple countries and C-level positions in public and private companies from established to early stage. Senior advisor to clients in such companies as IBM, Microsoft, Shell, Samsung, Boeing, Compaq, Ford, Fujitsu, AT&T, PepsiCo, Kraft and Unilever.

Danielle Mckinley

Practice Management Contributor

I’ve worked in risk mitigation for 10+ years and consulted 1000’s of practices. Let me help you spend more time treating patients, enjoying hobbies, and spending time with family and friends by simplifying HIPAA Compliance for your business. My passion is helping Doctors and Business Associates understand how to get compliant to protect themselves from a HIPAA incident with minimal time and resources.

Robert E. Smith

Practice Management Contributor

Founded MySuccess, Inc. after 12 years in computer industry sales operations, developing successful marketing strategy for hardware and software resellers of big names such as Satellite Software, Wang Laboratories and Data General. Because of that experience, Bob Smith became very interested in the dynamics that occur in Working Relationships, Communication and Performance Strategy the fields of Marketing, Sales and Executive Leadership.

Dr. Mark Mandell

Ancillary Program Contributor

Mark loves growing businesses, people and communities. Professional highlights include being an executive director, a sales and marketing executive, a strong alliance and team builder, a dynamic speaker, a strategic planner, and a long term community volunteer. He has generated over $120M in new sales for organizations and businesses directly and have been able to help thousands of others indirectly.

Bonnie Barnett

Revenue Cycle Management Contributor

Healthcare Revenue Cycle professional, specializing in working with healthcare providers and health systems to improve their bottom-line through effective collection practices, representing PlusFour, Inc. as Director of Business Development and Client Service.

Christopher Hynes, JD, CFP

Financial Contributor

As one of approximately 1,800 attorneys who are also Certified Financial Planners™, Chris Hynes’ education, training and experience furnish him with a unique perspective on complex financial structures, issues and products. Since his admission to the Massachusetts Bar almost 20 years ago, Chris has provided estate planning, insurance planning, financial and tax counsel to hundreds of individuals, businesses and non-profit entities.


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