Leadership Team

 

Board of Directors
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Alan Morelli, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Morelli has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OptimisCorp since incorporation in 2006. From 1998 to 2006, Mr. Morelli served as the Managing Director of Analog Ventures. Prior to that, he co-founded Precise Exercise Equipment in 1994 and Fitness Innovations & Technologies (FIT) in 1996. Mr. Morelli’s experience in mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations and restructuring transactions began in 1986 at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He has published and lectured on a multitude of business topics, including developments in corporate law relating to mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, e-commerce, media, technology and the development and protection of intellectual property rights. Mr. Morelli received a BS from Rutgers University, magna cum laude, a Scholar Athlete Award and G.H. Cook Scholar Honors, and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

Dan Dourney, Chief Operating Officer and President.

Mr. Dourney has served as Chief Operating Officer and President of OptimisCorp since May 2017.  He has more than 25 years experience in ancillary outpatient healthcare operations.  He is a former Board Member, EVP, and COO of Physiotherapy Associates.  He participated in the successful sale of that company to Select Medical in March 2016 after a substantial increase in value.  Prior to that Mr. Dourney held senior leadership roles involving large-scale healthcare providers with multi-state and multi-site operations.  He was the Interim COO for a client in New Jersey and led the successful rebuilding of that profit model.  Prior to that Mr. Dourney was a Senior Director for consulting firm, Alvarez and Marsal.  His brand of leadership is open and collaborative pursuing profit drivers and using leverage to optimize service delivery and monetize fiscal results.  His primary areas of concentration are activity-based costing, software innovation, operational functionality, revenue enhancement, revenue growth strategies planning and tactical execution.  Mr. Dourney is a graduate of SUNY at Upstate Medical Center and is a Physical Therapist.

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Scott Schroeder, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

Mr. Schroeder has served as a member of the Board of Directors of OptimisCorp since October 2012.  Mr. Schroeder was previously President and co-founder of Affinity Advisory Network.  He also was previously the host of “Retirement Boom Radio on ABC radio”, acts as financial source for the Dallas Morning News and has co-authored a financial book with a focus on retirement and personal finances titled: “Managing the Marriage Purse – a Newly Wed’s Guide to Financial Mastery”.   Mr. Schroeder earned his Bachelor Degree in marketing from Texas Tech University, started his career on Wall Street trading foreign currency for Swiss Bank of New York, is a graduate of the financial consultant program at Smith Barney and has taught personal finance at SMU’s extension program.

Ashraf Abdelhamid, President of Achieve Orthopedic Rehabilitation Institute, Inc.

Mr. Abdelhamid has served as a Director of OptimisCorp since October 2008. He is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. Mr. Abdelhamid obtained a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy School from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School and BS in Physical Therapy from Cairo University Faculty of Physical Therapy. Mr. Abdelhamid is currently finishing his PhD degree in physical therapy at NOVA Southeastern University, Florida.

Bert Camp

Mr. Camp has served as a member of the Board of Directors of OptimisCorp since October 2012. Mr. Camp has significant small business experience including in real estate as both an investor and appraiser. Mr. Camp is a graduate of Merlo College in Palo Alto. Mr. Camp also serves on the Independent Committee of the Board and provides input on the corporate leases.

Laurent O’Shea, In-House Counsel.

Mr. O’Shea has served as a member of the Board of Directors of OptimisCorp since October 2012.  He is Principal at O’Shea and Associates, PLC and has been practicing law in California for the past 26 years and is also a licensed real estate/mortgage broker.  Mr. O’Shea graduated cum laude from the University of Dallas, in 1984, and received his JD from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1987.

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Other Key Personnel

Cristina Brassil, Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations.

Ms. Brassil is a bilingual physical therapist, certified manual therapist and athletic trainer who specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. She has presented and provided training and education nationally and internationally to orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, occupational therapists and athletic trainers in both Spanish and English. She has over 25 years of experience in outpatient healthcare operations. She served as Director of Clinical Services and Compliance for a large national healthcare company, overseeing 112 centers, providing assistance through support, consultation and training to the operations team. She uses her strong clinical and therapeutic skills, coupled with her business acumen and leadership skills to ensure that all clinics are centers of excellence, providing superior patient care while complying with all Federal, state and local regulations. Ms. Brassil earned a Bachelor’s degree with High Honors from Florida International University and later earned an Advanced Master’s Degree in Sports Medicine with a minor in Sports Marketing from United States Sports Academy.

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Peter Rogers, Consulting Financial Officer.

Mr. Rogers has served as a consultant to a number of small and medium sized companies in a variety of industries, including health care.  Mr. Rogers has over 30 years of diverse management experience, including serving as Vice President, Financial Planning for Aptium Oncology, a nationwide care provider with revenues over $1 billion, where Mr. Rogers had led the introduction of a disciplined approach to cost control and revenue realization, while introducing focused reporting systems and highlighting issues for management action and led successful value enhancing liquidation of the company, achieving more than 600% of the return offered by potential buyers.  Mr. Rogers received an MA from Oxford University.

Holger Beckmann, Director of Content.

Mr. Beckmann is one of the initial employees of the company who started in 2006 as Senior Systems Engineer. The prior two years he worked already with Analog Ventures on the development of the business model for Optimis. Previously he was a senior researcher at Eyematic Interfaces, Inc. developing face recognition software. He graduated with a PhD in physics from the University of Southern California.

Tiffany Manning, Director of Billing.

Ms. Manning started in revenue-cycle management (medical billing) with Sonora Regional Medical Center, an Adventist Health hospital, in 2001.  As Sonora’s first revenue-cycle specialist, she performed every task under the billing umbrella at one point or another, but she specialized in workers compensation and occupational health.  In 2007, she joined their operations team, which identified and corrected workflow inefficiencies at the hospital and its clinics. They also assessed private practices looking to become part of the hospital network.  Ms.Manning joined OptimisCorp in March 2013 as the billing manager, subsequently assuming responsibility for all billing and front office operations.