Patrick J. Sullivan
Pat Sullivan started The Sullivan Group in 2000 in order to provide Board, investor and executive level strategic and financial consulting services to organizations needing guidance or assistance from a seasoned senior level operating executive. Assignments have included high-level strategy and business development initiatives, buy-side and sell-side merger and acquisition advisory work, strategic marketing projects, vertical market and channel development, and re-capitalization plans.
Clients include small, medium and large operating organizations, strategic investors, financial investors and other entities in the following business segments; workers’ compensation, insurance services, healthcare IT, healthcare management (managed care networks, UR, case management, and bill review & repricing), pharmacy benefit management (PBM), outsourcing, specialty services, employee benefits, analytics, as well as fraud identification and remediation.
Prior to rejoining The Sullivan Group, Pat served as President of the Ancillary Services Division at PMSI (now Optum). PMSI was one of the leading providers of Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) services, Settlement Solutions (MSA’s & MMSEA Section 111 Reporting) Home Health and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers to the workers’ compensation and liability insurance industry with annual revenue of $400M+.
Pat also served as a Senior Vice President for Coventry Workers’ Compensation Services (CWCS), a division of Aetna (NYSE: AET) from August, 2008 through February, 2010.
Prior to starting The Sullivan Group in 2000, Pat served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Novaeon, Inc. from January 1, 1998 until June 2000. Pat was also a Director of the company. Novaeon provided occupational and non-occupational healthcare management and disability services to large employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators.
Pat’s career in the healthcare management sector started in 1986 at Community Care Network (CCN) where he last served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. During Pat’s tenure, he helped build the organization from startup status to one of the healthcare management industry leaders. At the point of his departure, following the acquisition of CCN’s parent company Value Health by Columbia/HCA in 1997, CCN had annual revenues of approximately $145,000,000, provider networks in 37 states and 1,700 CCN employees nationwide.
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