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Larry Kloess, Chairman

Mr. Kloess is a co-founder of Nashville-based healthcare consulting group FKP Advisors and Chairman of the Advisory Board for Resolute Venture Partners. He previously served as President of the TriStar Division of HCA with 20 hospitals and 10 surgery centers across TN, KY, and GA. Altogether, Mr. Kloess has more than 30 years of health care leadership experience, including roles as COO of American Pathology Resources, CEO of Centennial Medical Center, and CEO of Conroe Regional Medical Center in Texas. He is also the former Chairman of the Tennessee Hospital Association.

 

Aileen McCormick

Mrs. McCormick has more than 25 years of experience in both commercial and Medicaid managed care. She is a recognized leader in all operational aspects of managed care and has built and led teams of professionals with a particular emphasis on professional development. Mrs. McCormick is experienced in implementing complex managed care programs in new states as well as expansion of programs in existing states, having served as the CEO of Amerigroup Texas and later the CEO of Amerigroup’s western region until her retirement in 2015. Mrs. McCormick serves on the boards of the University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business, the Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School, and the Nature Discovery Center.  She is also a member of both the MSU and UST Alumni Associations.   She received her undergraduate degree from Montclair State University and her M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas. 

 

Dr. Tevi Troy

Dr. Troy is the President of the American Health Policy Institute. Previously, Dr. Troy was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  As Deputy Secretary, Dr. Troy was the chief operating officer of the largest civilian department in the federal government, with a budget of $716 billion and over 67,000 employees.  In that position, he oversaw all operations, including Medicare, Medicaid, public health, medical research, food and drug safety, welfare, child and family services, disease prevention, and mental health services. Dr. Troy has extensive White House experience, having served in several high-level positions over a five-year period, culminating in his service as Deputy Assistant and then Acting Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy. Dr. Troy has a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an M.A and Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Texas at Austin.

 

Dr. Todd K. Rosengart

Dr. Rosengart is Professor and Chairman of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at the Baylor Medical College. He also holds the DeBakey-Bard Chair of Surgery, and is Professor of Heart and Vascular Disease at the Texas Heart Institute. Before arriving in Houston, he was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at SUNY-Stony Brook, and was Co-Director of The Stony Brook University Medical Center Heart Center. Dr. Rosengart received his MD degree through the Northwestern University Medical Education Honors Program. He holds twelve U.S. patents and is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews and book chapters. He is co-founder of Vitals.com (MDx, LLC), one of the world’s largest physician search websites with over 10M monthly unique visits, and co-founder of XyloCor Therapeutics, a gene therapy startup company. 

 

Dr. Ellis M. Arjmand

Dr. Arjmand is currently Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, where he holds the Bobby Alford Endowed Chair in Pediatric Otolaryngology. At Texas Children’s Hospital, he is chief of the Otolaryngology service, and Director of Clinical Standards and Faculty Development for the Department of Surgery. Dr. Arjmand is also Adjunct Professor of Management in the Jones School of Business at Rice University, where he lectures in the MBA program and is involved in executive education program development. A native of Illinois, Ellis Arjmand attended Northwestern University in Chicago, where he earned his BS, MD, and PhD.  After completing residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Arjmand remained at St Louis Children’s Hospital for fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology.  In addition to his medical education and training, Dr. Arjmand has a Master’s Degree in Medical Management from the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and he has completed the Advanced Management Program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Dr. Arjmand is known for his expertise in pediatric otolaryngology, healthcare quality management, and innovative work in medical decision making. He previously held faculty appointments at Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Cincinnati.

 

Walker Moody

Mr. Moody serves as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Asset Management. Mr. Moody has operational responsibility for Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Asset Management, chairs the Risk Management Committee, is a member of the Valuation Committee, Allocation Committee and is also a registered representative of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc. Mr. Moody was previously a Vice President with Goldman, Sachs & Co., within its Investment Management Division. Prior to Goldman, Mr. Moody was a Captain in the US Air Force with international affairs and strategic planning duties in the Middle East, the Pentagon, and was a Social Aide-de-Camp at the White House. Mr. Moody received his MBA from Auburn University and earned both a BS and BA, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Texas Christian University.