Chief Executive Officer
Bob joined Adreima in May 2012 as Chief Executive Officer and leads overall strategy, operations and corporate functions for the company. Bob has over 15 years of healthcare executive experience and brings his energy, innovation and leadership experience to the Adreima team. Bob earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his MBA from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business with a concentration on Strategic Management, Marketing and Economics. He has had a notable track record in the healthcare industry helping companies to grow revenue and deliver new services and solutions. Bob joined Adreima from the TriZetto Group, a leading provider of world class technology and service solutions to healthcare payers and providers, where he served as President Provider Market. Prior to TriZetto, he held an executive position with Cerner Corporation for the Asia Pacific market.
Partner, Waud Capital Partners
Mr. Neighbours joined Waud Capital Partners (WCP) in 2003. Prior to joining WCP, Mr. Neighbours worked for Citigroup Investments in New York where he was responsible for the analysis, due diligence and execution of numerous private equity, mezzanine and structured product investments in a variety of industries, including communications, consumer products, financial services, healthcare and leisure. Previously, Mr. Neighbours was with Salomon Smith Barney in New York, where he worked in the firm’s proprietary investment group, SSB Capital Partners, and prior to that, in the firm’s investment banking division. Mr. Neighbours holds a B.B.A., cum laude, in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Adreima.
Executive Partner, Waud Capital Partners
Prior to joining Waud Capital Partners (WCP), Mr. Mecklenburg served as President and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for twenty-one years. Mr. Mecklenburg’s career, which began in 1970, has included senior management positions at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals, Stanford University Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Franciscan Healthcare in Milwaukee, and he is now recognized as one of the nation’s leading healthcare executives. Mr. Mecklenburg’s national role has included serving as chairman of the American Hospital Association. He also serves on the boards of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. Mr. Mecklenburg currently serve as a director of Becton Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).
Managing Partner, Kaufman, Hall & Associates
Mr. Kaufman co-founded and serves as Managing Partner of Kaufman, Hall & Associates, one of the nation’s most respected independent strategic financial and capital consultancy firms. Mr. Kaufman is one of the nation’s leading authorities in healthcare, providing strategic counsel and guidance to healthcare organizations throughout the country. He is recognized as an expert in all aspects of capital advisory services, including capital allocation, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Kaufman has presented more than 300 programs to audiences throughout the country, including seminars sponsored by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the American Hospital Association (AHA). He is the author of numerous books, including most recently Focus on Finance: 10 Critical Issues for Hospital Leadership. Mr. Kaufman holds a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Hospital Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Vice President, Waud Capital Partners
Matt London, a Vice President, joined Waud Capital Partners (WCP) in 2007. Mr. London was previously an Associate at WCP and, prior to that, an Analyst in the investment banking groups of Deutsche Bank in Chicago, where he worked in the Industrials Group, and Morgan Keegan in Memphis. Mr. London holds a B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, in Finance and International Business from Washington University in St. Louis. He previously served as a member of the Board of Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ: ACHC), CarePoint Partners, and Regency Hospital Company.