Leadership Team

Leadership Team

 

Steve Bryant

President and Chief Executive Officer

Steven W. Bryant brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare management and leadership to his work with hospitals, physicians, and healthcare organizations across the country. In his current and prior leadership roles with Greeley, Mr. Bryant has played an instrumental role in driving the company’s mission to help healthcare organizations solve complex challenges, improve efficiency, comply with regulations and standards, achieve practitioner engagement and alignment, and excel in delivering high-quality, cost-effective patient care. A popular speaker and author, Mr. Bryant provides particular expertise in CMS compliance and continuous survey readiness; using the accreditation process as a means to improve quality; finding maximum flexibility in Joint Commission, CMS, and other standards; and helping physicians understand and get value out of the accreditation process.

Prior to joining The Greeley Company, Mr. Bryant served as the Vice President of Field Services at MedSafe, Inc., a regulatory compliance and consulting firm. He previously worked at Brockton Hospital as the Administrative and Fiscal Director of Safety and Security with responsibility for compliance monitoring and Joint Commission coordination. He has also been an independent Joint Commission consultant. Mr. Bryant holds a B.S. in healthcare administration from Providence College. He is certified in Healthcare Safety Management from the American Hospital Association and the American Society for Hospital Engineering.

Richard A. Sheff, MD

Chief Medical Officer and National Director, External Peer Review

Dr. Sheff brings more than 25 years of healthcare management and leadership experience to his work with physicians, hospitals, and healthcare systems across the country. With his distinctive combination of medical, healthcare, and management acumen, Dr. Sheff develops tailored solutions to the unique needs of physicians and hospitals.

Dr. Sheff consults, authors, and presents on a wide range of healthcare management and leadership issues, including physician-hospital alignment, medical staff leadership development, peer review, hospital performance improvement, conflict resolution, physician employment and contracting, and service line management.

Prior to joining The Greeley Company, Dr. Sheff served as VPMA, president of an independent practice association, medical director of a physician-hospital organization, president of a corporation that owned and operated physician practices, and a group practice medical director. He has taught at Tufts University School of Medicine and served as chair of the Massachusetts Academy of Family Practice Research Committee. Dr. Sheff is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Brown University residency program in family medicine. He was an undergraduate at Cornell University and recipient of the Keasbey Scholarship for the study of politics and philosophy at Oxford University.

Mark Solitro

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Solitro brings more than 20 years of experience in the field of finance and accounting to his role as Chief Financial Officer with The Greeley Company. He has a successful track record of building top-tier finance organizations.

Prior to joining The Greeley Company, Mr. Solitro served as Vice President, Finance & Controller of the Red Sox for seven years. He also has served as Vice President, Finance and CFO for several successful software and high-tech companies in both public and private markets. Mr. Solitro began his career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he earned his CPA. Mr. Solitro earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Meg Hartwell

Vice President Client Services

Meg Hartwell is a seasoned healthcare consultant and professional services leader who brings more than 25 years of experience to her role as Vice President Client Services with The Greeley Company. In her current and prior leadership roles with Greeley, Ms. Hartwell has played an instrumental role in driving the company’s mission to help healthcare organizations solve complex challenges, improve efficiency, comply with regulations and standards, achieve practitioner engagement and alignment, and excel in delivering high-quality, cost-effective patient care.

Prior to joining The Greeley Company, Ms. Hartwell held positions at Ernst&Young, MediVation, McKesson, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital (MA). Ms. Hartwell earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Gettysburg College.

Jeff Merselis

Vice President Sales and Marketing

Jeff Merselis brings over 20 years of experience in healthcare business development and sales management to his role as Vice President Sales and Marketing with The Greeley Company. He has built and managed national sales teams, developed sales & marketing strategy, and led data-driven consultative sales to c-suite executives in hospitals, ACOs, SNFs and MCOs.

Prior to joining The Greeley Company, Mr. Merselis served as Vice President Business Development and Client Services with PointRight, a healthcare leader in predictive data analytics and decision-support services. He has also worked in sales and marketing with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and prior to that as the Director of New Business Development with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, located in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Merselis holds a BA from Union College and an MBA from Northeastern University.