Michael Franks has been an operator for 25 years in various businesses such as; logistics, food distribution, high tech enterprises in Silicon Valley, ambulance transport and many more. He has completed many business restructurings. He has been involved with taking companies public as well as buying, restructuring, and selling companies. In his spare time Michael has been an adventure racer competing in multiple eco-challenge adventure races, ironman triathlons, marathons, and is an avid alpine skier. Michael has an undergraduate degree in economics from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario and an MBA from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland and has completed the Corporate Restructuring M&A course at Harvard Business School (Executive Education).
Marc Mariani began his HSI career as Chief Financial Officer in 2011 with 15 years of experience in health care finance. After earning a BA degree in both finance and accounting, he started his career as a Financial Analyst for a multi-specialty medical group in Santa Rosa, CA before joining the St. Joseph Health System of Sonoma County in 1997 as a Contract Analyst. In his 10 years with SJHS, Marc developed skills in building pricing models which were used to evaluate the performance of managed care contracts for the five hospitals of the health system in the Northern California Region. He was promoted within the health system through positions of progressively greater management responsibility, which led him to pursue a master’s degree in healthcare administration in 2005. Marc received his MHA from the University of Southern California in 2008, shortly after accepting the position of Finance Director with the Anesthesia and Analgesia Medical Group, serving Sonoma County and Napa County. Marc’s unique and in-depth experience in dealing with all aspects of the revenue cycle process from the healthcare provider’s perspective has proven to be an invaluable resource to HSI and to HSI’s clients. In July of 2016, Marc transitioned into the Chief Operating Officer role at HSI.
Matthew Ellis joined HSI in 2015 with 15 years of experience in ground ambulance billing including his previous role as an accounts receivable manager for an EMS transportation company that did roughly 500,000 ground transports annually in a multi-state territory. Matt brings great technical and leadership strengths to his position at HSI as he has a solid background in networks, hardware, and software solutions as well as proven team leadership skills. Matt has an AA in Business Administration and is currently pursuing his BA in computer science and also worked as a Financial Aid Specialist for Wor-Wic Community College. As veteran ambulance biller, coder, and quality manager, Matt has a proven track record of meeting internal KPIs (key performance indicators) and client cash collection targets. Matt oversees HSI’s Pocomoke City, Maryland billing operations.