Meet Our Esteemed Board of Directors
PointRight’s Board of Directors exists to advance the mission and service of the organization, and to provide counsel and advice on innovative ideas and initiatives which PointRight may wish to pursue to help advance the healthcare industry through predictive analytics. Our Board is comprised of leaders in business, economics, analytics, healthcare. They represent esteemed organizations and universities, and serve as our sounding board as we establish goals and directives that enable post-acute providers, payers, hospitals and insurance organizations serve the lives of many healthcare populations.
Tom Brodmerkel, Operating Partner, joins EDG Partners with over 25 years of experience as a healthcare executive, primarily in the health plan area. He brings a wealth of knowledge in operations, business development, marketing, and national sales management. In his most recent position, Brodmerkel served as the Executive Vice President of Matrix Medical Network, a health plan services company sold to Welsh, Carson, Anderson, & Stowe in 2011. In his role at EDG, Brodmerkel provides leadership and insight to EDG's portfolio companies and offer expertise on new investment opportunities. His passion for the senior market is well-chronicled in his stellar career. His significant experience includes serving in large health care corporations and health plans as well as successful start-up healthcare companies. Brodmerkel also served as a senior executive in start-up healthcare companies, including Definity Health and American Telecare. Brodmerkel served on many advisory boards, he was honored by the state legislatures of Arkansas and Kentucky for his contributions to healthcare reform, and he served as a guest lecturer for the National Association of Health Underwriters. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, Brodmerkel served in both active and reserve duty in the U.S. Navy.
Alan C. Dahl brings over 20 years of senior executive, financial, and private equity investing experience to the firm. Mr. Dahl has extensive experience in acquisitions, mergers, and minority investments, and he has helped many management teams successfully chart the path through the inflection points experienced by growing companies in a changing environment. His expertise includes leading numerous transactions, managing turnaround opportunities, growing existing platforms, working with successful management teams, and attracting key executives. Prior to founding EDG, Dahl partnered with Steve Eaton and other investors in transactions that developed into Genoa Healthcare and Housecall. He was a founding member and served on the Board of Genoa, and he was a Board Member and Interim CEO of Housecall, where he led the transition of the company from a subsidiary of a large non-profit to becoming a leading for-profit provider of home care services. From 1991 to 2002, he served on the Board of Directors and played a variety of roles, including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for Business Development, at Centennial. During this time Centennial grew from a few million in revenue to over $400 million in revenue, completed numerous acquisitions, undertook a successful IPO, and was sold to a large private equity firm in a "going private" transaction. Before his work at Centennial, Dahl was involved in finance, real estate, and healthcare investing. He currently serves on the Boards of Gemino Healthcare Finance, LLC, HealthPro Rehabilitation, Inc., NDC Holdings, Inc., and National HME, Inc. In addition to the boards of Genoa, Housecall, and Centennial, he previously served on the boards of First Call, Regency, and CareSite. He also serves as a board member for two non-profit organizations. Dahl, who is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University.
Professor Dahleh joined LIDS as an assistant professor of EECS in 1987 and became a full professor in 1998. He is currently the Director of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) at MIT. He spent the spring of 1993 as a visiting professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology and has held consulting positions with several companies in the U.S. and abroad. Professor Dahleh is internationally known for his fundamental contributions to robust control theory, computational methods for controller design, the interplay between information and control, the fundamental limits of learning and decision in net-worked systems, and the detection and mitigation of systemic risk in interconnected and networked systems.
Dr. Barry Fogel is a neurologist, psychiatrist, mathematician and inventor. He co-founded PointRight and has provided the company with intellectual leadership and new product concepts throughout the company’s history. Dr. Fogel is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a staff neurologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He has patented inventions in the fields of computer software, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Dr. Fogel is the scientific founder of Synchroneuron, a development stage CNS pharmaceutical company. Dr. Fogel has published several influential medical books. His latest book, Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient, Third Edition, was published in the summer of 2015 by Oxford University Press. Dr. Fogel’s undergraduate education was at Princeton University. He received graduate degrees in mathematics from UC Berkeley and his M.D. from UCSF. He had residency training in neurology at Harvard and in psychiatry at Stanford University. He earned an MBA at MIT. Before joining the Harvard faculty in 1997 he was a Professor at Brown University School of Medicine.
Geoffrey Harris is Portfolio Manager of c7 Advisors in New York City. Previously, he served as Healthcare Investment Banker at Cantor Fitzgerald and Gleacher & Company. He attended Sloan School of Management where he earned his Ph.D. and completed research at Tufts School of Medicine. He earned a BA in Economics and Psychology from Oberlin College. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for PointRight, he also serves as Director, Amperic Inc., privately held Internet of Things remote sensing company and Director, American Care Source, publicly traded healthcare services company (NASDAQ: ANCI).
Daniel Laroue is a Vice President with EDG Partners. He is actively involved in the sourcing, evaluation, and execution of new investments, and he provides support the management teams at EDG's portfolio companies. Before joining EDG, he worked in the Health Care Investment Banking Group at Raymond James & Associates, where he participated as a deal team member on M&A transactions in the healthcare services space valued at over $1 billion. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University with a major in Economics.
David Rubenstein has more than 26 years of experience in long-term care facility management and was appointed to serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AdCare Health Services in December 2011. From March 2010 until December 18, 2011, he served as Division President of LaVie Management Services, where he was responsible for the management of operations of the skilled nursing facility company. From January 2009 to March 2010, Rubenstein was the Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Administrative Services as well as the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Support for Genoa Healthcare, where he was responsible for oversight of information technology, accounting and reimbursement issues for the skilled nursing facility companies. From January 2006 to December 2008, he served as the Chief Development Officer for Genoa Healthcare Consulting, where he oversaw the acquisition and divestiture of skilled nursing facilities.
Steven C. Scott is the President and Chief Executive Officer of PointRight. With over 30 years of experience building high-performance leadership teams, Steven has extensive experience managing service organizations with a strategic vision and clear sense of purpose. Prior to joining PointRight, he was COO at ArroHealth, a privately held and rapidly growing medical record retrieval company providing risk adjustment and coding services to Medicare Advantage Health Plans. Steven was previously the General Manager of the National Healthcare Practice for Perficient, Inc., a publically held consulting and technology integration company, where he oversaw the expansion of its consulting services to provide solutions for enterprise data warehousing, healthcare analytics and digital/connected health solutions. In addition, Steven served as President & COO, and SVP for Resource Planning and Analytics at Matrix Medical Network, a privately held national medical management company providing high risk member management and prospective health risk assessments to health plans thru its Nationwide Provider Network. Before Matrix, he was the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Excelis Healthcare following its acquisition of American Physicians, Inc. where he served as CEO. Steven is a 1986 graduate of the University of Illinois and its Naval ROTC program. He served on active duty in the US Navy for six years and 16 years in the Navy Reserve as a Naval Intelligence Officer, retiring at the rank of Commander. Steven was recalled to active duty in June of 2005 and forward deployed to Baghdad as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.