Dr. Emad Rizk joined Verscend in August 2016 and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. A seasoned and renowned healthcare industry senior executive, Dr. Rizk brings to this role more than 25 years of experience working closely with payers, providers, and government entities. Most recently, he served as CEO of Accretive Health and was also a member of its Board of Directors. Prior to Accretive Health, Dr. Rizk was President of McKesson Health Solutions, a business that provides clinical and financial solutions to healthcare payers.
Before joining McKesson, Dr. Rizk served as Senior Partner and Global Director, Medical Management/Pharmacy for Deloitte Consulting. While at Deloitte, he led the company’s medical cost and quality management practice across all segments. Prior to that, he served as the Associate Medical Director and then Worldwide Medical Director at the Monsanto Corporation (NYSE: MON). Dr. Rizk currently serves as a board member at Intarcia, Inc., Accuray Inc. (NASDAQ: ARAY), and the National Association for Hispanic Health. He also previously served on the National Clinical Advisory Board, National Quality Review Board, and was Director on the board of DMAA (The Care Continuum Alliance).
Dr. Rizk’s work has been published frequently in journals and books, and he has been widely recognized in the healthcare Industry. Modern Healthcare has named Dr. Rizk numerous times as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the United States,” and the “Top 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare”. Managed Healthcare Executive also named him to its “Top 25 Leaders in Disease Management.” He is a lecturer at Wharton (UPenn), Harvard, MIT, Columbia, and the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern).
As executive vice president of product and strategy, Jordan oversees Verscend’s product portfolio, analytics, and marketing with a focus on innovation. He is committed to advancing our clients’ goals through solutions that empower their success amid an evolving landscape. To that end, he is responsible for ensuring that Verscend’s strategic vision aligns with our clients, and the broader healthcare marketplace.
Jordan joined Verscend in 2009 and has held various senior leadership roles during his tenure across operations, data science, finance, human resources, and risk management. Jordan has more than 15 years of healthcare experience. Prior to joining Verscend, Jordan held positions in strategy and new product development at The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO), a healthcare consulting and technology firm. Jordan earned an MBA from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree from Duke University, where he previously served as a trustee.
In his role as Chief Growth Officer, Doug is responsible for leading sales across Verscend. Doug brings more than 20 years of sales and client services experience within the healthcare industry, including 13 years at Verscend. With deep expertise in identifying the intersection between Verscend’s solution set and the unique business challenges facing clients, Doug leads a team focused on working closely with our clients and prospects to drive value. With an ear to the market and constant dialog with clients and prospects, Doug works closely with the senior leadership team to influence Verscend's product portfolio to ensure the delivery of actionable insights and meaningful results.
Prior to joining Verscend, Doug worked for Massachusetts General Hospital. Earlier in his career, he was a corporate banking analyst. Doug holds a BA from Franklin and Marshall College.
As senior vice president of account management and client services for Verscend, Joe Morrissey is responsible for ensuring the satisfaction of the more than 350 clients we serve. Joe engages with clients directly and provides strategic direction for our client services team to deliver the best possible results for our customers’ success. By serving as an advocate for our clients internally and drawing on his two decades of experience in healthcare, he ensures their needs are both understood and met by Verscend’s team.
Prior to joining Verscend in September 2016, Joe most recently worked for McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), where he spent the majority of his career as vice president of account management and oversaw the retention of thousands of payer, government, provider, and hospital clients by building and managing a strong client-facing team. He also previously worked for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Joe holds a master's degree in management from Antioch University New England and a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Maine.
At Verscend, Kerri is responsible for talent acquisition, training and development, employee relations, compensation, and benefits programs. Kerri works closely with the finance, operations, and strategy teams to ensure alignment between employee initiatives and organizational goals and objectives.
Prior to joining Verscend, Kerri was corporate human resources manager at George Weston Bakeries, Inc. While there, she developed and maintained HR initiatives including staffing, career development, training, and retention. Kerri also served as employment manager for Langham Hotel in Boston. In this role, she was responsible for the administration of all HR functions including compensation, benefits, employee relations, legal compliance, and health and safety programs.
Kerri holds a BS in Business Administration from Bryant University and a MS in Human Resources Management from Emmanuel College. She is also holds SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certifications.
Joe Driscoll is responsible for the overall financial management of Verscend, with a focus on managing growth and maximizing profitability through operational improvements. With 30 years of senior financial management experience, Joe has a proven track record as a senior finance executive of both public and private companies in information technology.
Prior to joining Verscend, Joe most recently served as chief financial officer of PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNXN), an IT service provider, where he directed all accounting, budgeting, and forecasting; investor relations; Sarbanes-Oxley; treasury; tax; internal audit; and SEC reporting activities. He previously held senior finance roles at several companies including Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUMR); ACT Electronics; Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS); and Safety 1st.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant.
We are committed to maintaining partnerships in quality and the privacy and security of your data.
Below, you'll find a list of associations and certifications that illustrate just how committed we are.
When they say you're only as good as the company you keep, we believe it.
For nearly a decade Verscend has been a Premier Supporting Member of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association.
Verscend supports the America's Medical Group Association, which represents medical groups and organized systems of care.
Since 2010, Verscend's Payment Accuracy Division has been a fully accredited HIPAA Privacy Business Associate.
Verscend is a proud member of the National Business Group on Health.
Verscend supports the Integrated Benefits Institute Health, who provide employers and their partners with resources for demonstrating the business value of health.
NCQA Health Plan Accreditation is the standard for ensuring quality care and improving the patient experience.
RISE is the first national association totally dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals who aspire to meet the challenges of the emerging landscape of accountable care and healthcare reform.
Verscend is a proud, long-time supporting member of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP).
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