An accomplished senior operational and financial professional with over 25 years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry, Matt Mellott is Brightree’s Chief Executive Officer. Matt has extensive operational and financial experience in a wide range of healthcare environments, including home health, home medical equipment, hospice, infusion therapy, skilled nursing facilities, physician practice management and sleep disorder diagnostic testing.
From 2008 until 2016, Matt served as President of MedBridge Healthcare, a sleep disorder diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy provider that he co-founded in 2004 after leading a management buyout of the sleep diagnostic subsidiary of his former employer, American Healthcare Services. Before serving as president, Matt was MedBridge’s Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure at MedBridge, Matt developed and implemented the organization’s growth strategy—defining its service offerings and delivery models, establishing partnerships, and building its infrastructure. Over twelve years, MedBridge grew to include 140 sleep disorder centers and 21 home medical equipment locations across 22 states.
Previously, Matt served as Chief Financial Officer of American Healthcare Services (2001-2004), a physician practice management company, and Medshares (2000-2001), a home health nursing firm. Before that, he was Vice President of Finance for Beverly Home Care, the $125 million homecare division of a $2.4 billion longer-term care provider. In addition, he served in a variety of financial roles of increasing responsibility at Integrated Health Services, Inc., a national post-acute care provider. Earlier in his career, Matt spent several years in public accounting at KPMG’s Healthcare Audit Practice.
Matt is a Board Member of the National Sleep Foundation and a Founding Member of the Sleep Coalition, which was formed in 2008 to work with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on payment and coverage policies regarding sleep diagnostic testing and CPAP therapy. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Loyola University in Maryland, and is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Matt Peace is a financial executive bringing over 20 years of experience, including 17 years in senior financial roles, to the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Brightree division.
Prior to joining Brightree, he was VP Assistant Controller of Infor Global Solutions, a $2.8 billion worldwide ERP software and services company, Corporate Controller of Cbeyond, Inc., a publicly traded worldwide managed service provider of voice over internet protocol (VOIP) packages for small to mid-size businesses and Assistant Corporate Controller of IBM Internet Security Systems, Inc., a publicly traded worldwide provider of intrusion detection and prevention software and hardware.
Matt is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. in Accounting from Clayton State University.
Jerry Dennany is the Chief Technology Officer at Brightree, where he leads the research and development and IT functions across the company’s portfolio of cloud-based post-acute care solutions.
Jerry brings more than 20 years of healthcare IT software engineering experience, driving innovation by designing and implementing highly scalable, performance-driven solutions across the continuum of healthcare. Prior to joining Brightree, his roles included serving as the senior vice president of technology at Medicity, chief technology officer at RazorInsights, vice president of platform technology at Allscripts, and key architectural and engineering positions at Eclipsys, Roche Diagnostics, and McKesson.
Robert Boeye serves as Brightree’s Executive Vice President HME where he is responsible for leading HME sales efforts and revenue growth. Rob is a seasoned executive with experience in sales leadership, revenue strategy, product development, and training management.
Prior to joining Brightree, Rob spent 18 years with Invacare Corporation, where he served as a sales leader in both the home care and long-term care markets, growing revenue by millions of dollars in each of his roles. He also served in management roles at Abbott Laboratories.
Rob has direct insight into the business challenges of post-acute care providers, and calls upon this experience in matching Brightree solutions with their real-world business needs. He holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Ambrose University.
Robert “Bob” Dean serves as Brightree’s Vice President & General Manager for Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty, where he is responsible for expanding product offerings, the size of our customer base and the market position of Brightree’s comprehensive EMR solution for home health, hospice and private duty organizations.
Bob joins us from McKesson, where he held the position of Vice President & General Manager, Extended Care Solutions Group. Under Bob’s leadership at McKesson, the organization implemented several new sales and operational initiatives which resulted in improved customer satisfaction as well as many new product improvement initiatives. Prior to McKesson, Bob served in a variety of executive sales and operations leadership roles.
Liz Brown serves as Vice President, Customer Satisfaction where she is responsible for Professional Services which includes Project Management, Consulting Services, Data Conversion, Training, Extended Services and Customer Support. She has more than 25 years’ experience servicing global customers in the information technology, financial services and HCM industries with a passion for customer satisfaction.
Prior to Brightree, Brown served as chief operating officer at S2Verify LLC, a startup firm, where she developed the Customer Support, Vendor Management and Outsourcing programs in support of the background screening technology platform. Before that, she served as vice president, Client Satisfaction, Screening Solutions at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where she managed the Strategic Account Management, Implementation and Customer Support teams accountable for 80 percent of the divisional revenue. Brown also has held various customer satisfaction and operations leadership roles at ChoicePoint, Inc., S1 Corporation, Witness Systems, Dun&Bradstreet Software and MSA, Inc.
Glen McDonnell serves as Brightree’s General Counsel where he is responsible for providing comprehensive legal services to the Company. He has been representing both public and private companies for more than 20 years. He has been at Brightree for the last five years.
Prior to joining Brightree, Glen led the legal functions of both NexCen Franchise Management and Kodak Dental Systems. Before that, he served as an associate at Kilpatrick Stockton in Atlanta, where he was a member of the firm’s Corporate and M&A group and helped found its Technology group, and also served as an associate at Brown & Wood in New York, where his practice focused on structured derivatives and private offshore equity funds, all of which followed his performance of a judicial clerkship.
Glen earned his Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Emory University.
Steve Rogers serves as Vice President, Product Management where he is responsible for product strategy, feature prioritization and product roadmap across Brightree’s portfolio of cloud-based post-acute care solutions.
Steve brings more than 25 years of experience in software product development and product management with the last 10 being on SaaS/cloud applications. He has an extensive background developing, managing, integrating and supporting complex technology products in a variety of settings – from startups to global firms. His previous roles include director of product management at Nuesoft Technologies in ambulatory care practice management and EHR, vice president of product management and engineering operations at Imbee, Inc., and vice president of both global service and support and product management at Zhone Technologies. In addition to his strong product management and technical background, Rogers offers an innovative approach to product development and customer service.
Steve earned a BS in civil engineering and an MS in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Bernadette McBrearty serves as Vice President, Strategic Marketing SaaS, where she is responsible for marketing strategies and plans for new Brightree offers and driving demand generation and market development for Brightree’s current portfolio of cloud-based post-acute care solutions.
Bernadette has a wealth of experience in consumer technology, medical devices and connected healthcare solutions from small start-ups to Fortune 100 global companies. Prior to joining Brightree, Bernadette held several leadership positions at ResMed across all aspects of Marketing, including Current Business, Future Products, Marketing Communications, and Brand. Prior to ResMed, she worked for Hewlett-Packard Imaging & Printing Group, where she spent over 13 years in a variety of marketing positions across the Consumer Printing & Imaging businesses.
Bernadette graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.
Nick Knowlton is the Vice President of Business Development for Brightree. He leads the company’s strategic initiatives, including partnership development and healthcare interoperability efforts, amongst other areas.
Nick brings more than 20 years of business experience to Brightree across sales, marketing, product and strategy roles for technology and health information technology businesses. Prior to joining Brightree, Nick ran strategic initiatives for Greenway Health, a market leader in the physician practice EHR space.
Nick has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame.