MELVIN F. HALL, PhD, Chief Executive Officer

  • Melvin F. Hall, PhD, joined SpecialtyCare as chief executive officer in 2014 and has served as board member since 2011.
  • With over 20 years in healthcare, Dr. Hall has extensive experience in building a business culture that is empowering, engaging, and delivers results. His areas of focus include patient-centered care, physician relations, employee engagement, and patient safety.
  • He is a frequent speaker at national conferences including the World Health Care Congress, the Harvard School of Public Health and Public Policy, American Hospital Association, the Society for Ambulatory Care Professionals, the National Association for Home Care, and the Society for Human Resources Professionals.
  • Previously (2010-2014), Mel was a senior health policy advisor to Dentons, a multinational public law and policy strategies practice in Washington, D.C. where he provided insights to clients on healthcare reform.
  • Serving as chairman (2009–2012) and president and CEO (2000-2009) of Press Ganey Associates, Inc., he provided leadership and direction for the worldwide leader in patient centered health care performance solutions.
  • In 1993, Mel began his career leading research and development for Press Ganey. Under his leadership, Press Ganey expanded to focus on improving healthcare delivery, clinical outcomes, and financial performance working with more than 50% of hospitals nationwide.
  • He is an active member of numerous national organizations including the National Center for Healthcare Leadership, the Medical Education Foundation, and the National Quality Forum.
  • His publications include papers in the Journal of Health Care Marketing, Hospitals and Health Services Administration, Journal for Healthcare Quality, Health Journal of Healthcare Material Management, and Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
  • Along with others, he was influential in shaping Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS), the patient satisfaction program of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and collaborated with Professor Daniel Kessler on the Stanford Business School case that analyzes Press Ganey’s work during the origin and implementation of HCAHPS.
  • He is a board member of PurThread Technologies, Inc.
  • Mel has a bachelor’s degree from Taylor University and earned his PhD in sociology, research methods, and organizational development from the University of Notre Dame. He also holds a certificate in executive management from Notre Dame.


  • Marc Saiontz is a managing director at American Securities, and has been with the firm since 1996. Marc concentrates his investment efforts on the healthcare, industrial, and service sectors. He is currently chairman of the board for SpecialtyCare and a director at Learning Care Group, Unifrax, and Unison Holdings. He also previously worked extensively on the firm’s investments in NEP Broadcasting, Weasler Engineering, Xerium Technologies, CTB International, and Anthony International.
  • Marc temporarily left American Securities to attend Stanford Graduate School of Business. During this time, he worked overseas with a European-based telecommunications and infrastructure investment firm. He rejoined American Securities upon receiving his MBA. Earlier in his career, Marc was with Morgan Stanley Capital Partners where he focused on private equity investments.
  • In addition to his MBA, Mr. Saiontz has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.


  • Frank Maddux, MD, is executive vice president for Clinical and Scientific Affairs and chief medical officer of Fresenius Medical Care North America. He is a co-founder of SpecialtyCare and founder of Health IT Services Group. He also serves as clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Until 2005, he practiced nephrology at the Danville Urologic Clinic and served as its president from 1995 to 2005.
  • Dr. Maddux also founded a technology integration provider in Danville, Virginia. He has served on numerous boards and committees involved in developing technology initiatives in both the medical and regional economic development arenas. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition, American National Bank & Trust, and Pacific Care Renal Foundation.
  • Dr. Maddux received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Vanderbilt University and an MD degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he completed his internship, residency, chief residency, and nephrology fellowship.


  • David Maloney has served on the Board of Directors since he co-founded SpecialtyCare in 2006. From 2006-2014, he served as SpecialtyCare’s executive vice president and chief information officer.
  • David has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, having held positions as executive vice president and chief information officer for Renal Care Group and vice president of managed care for Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Earlier in his career, David was with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), where he last led the firm’s North Carolina and South Carolina healthcare practice group.
  • Mr. Maloney earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Auburn University. He is a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).


  • Greg Roth joined TeamHealth, Inc. in 2004 and served as president and chief operating officer until he assumed the CEO position in 2008. He retired from the firm in 2014 after a successful tenure.
  • In 1995, Greg joined HCA-The Healthcare Company and served in a progression of leadership roles, including chief financial officer for the Ambulatory Surgery Division, senior vice president of operations for the Western Division, and president of the Ambulatory Surgery Division from 1998-2004. Earlier in his career, Greg held various financial and operational positions in the healthcare industry.
  • Mr. Roth earned a master’s degree in Health and Hospital Administration from Xavier University and a bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Professions from Ohio State University. He is a certified public accountant and a registered respiratory therapist.


  • Helen Chiang joined American Securities in 2012. She is a director of Learning Care Group and SpecialtyCare. Previously, Helen was a vice president at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, where she focused on business services, consumer/retail, and restaurant investments. Helen also held prior roles at Warburg Pincus and Weston Presidio/Dorset Capital.
  • She started her career as an investment banking analyst in the Global Media & Telecommunications Group at Morgan Stanley.
  • Helen has an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics and International Studies from Yale University.


  • Ronald Kuerbitz is chief executive officer at Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA). He joined FMCNA in 1996. With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, Ron has held positions in business development, law, compliance, administration, and operations in both private and public organizations, including Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Caremark International Inc.
  • From 2010-2013, Ron served as chairman of Kidney Care Partners, a coalition of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers, and manufacturers dedicated to working together to improve quality of care for individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease.
  • Mr. Kuerbitz is a graduate of Yale Law School.