BOARD OF DIRECTORS
LEADERSHIP is Action & Example
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Julie Jester – President & CEO
Ms. Jester brings 28 years of healthcare finance, reimbursement, program infrastructure, and technology experience to FOCOS Innovations and currently leads all business operations. Prior to her leadership role at FOCOS, Ms. Jester was the Director of Accounts Receivable for a large healthcare organization where she managed reimbursement, receivables, and technology implementations for over 30 facilities serving the long-term care industry. Her leadership, industry expertise and project oversight, has led to successful software implementations across various finance and healthcare operations. Additionally, Ms. Jester has contributed to the development and improvement of several technologies resulting in increased reimbursement and improved business operations within the skilled nursing and long-term care industry.
Tom Kelly – Board Chairman
Tom Kelly retired as Head of Aetna Medicaid in December 2012. He joined Schaller Anderson, a predecessor company, in May 2006 as President & COO, and served on the leadership team that sold the company to Aetna in July 2007. He led the combined Medicaid business post-acquisition, more than doubling membership and enrollment and expanding into New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and Florida.
From 2004 until 2006, Tom served as Executive Vice President of Davita. During that time, he served on the leadership team that successfully acquired Gambro’s dialysis business, and led the financing team that arranged the $3 billion credit facility that funded the transaction. Prior to his work with Davita, Tom served as President/CEO of Mercy Health Plans (1994 to 2004); and with KPMG, ultimately as its National Director – Healthcare (1973 to 1993).