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J. Merle Glasgow

Principal

Merle Glasgow has more than two decades of executive management and operational leadership experience.  His expertise in business development, sales and marketing management, strategic partnerships, corporate training, investment strategies, and investor relations has allowed him to successfully manage top-line growth strategies across multiple industries.  Merle’s extensive healthcare industry experience lies in patient-centric solutions, SaaS-based revenue cycle management technologies and services, compliance, population health management, and automated provider/payer workflow process applications.

He most recently served as Principal for a private equity and leadership services firm, with a focus on lower-middle-market investments in the healthcare and business services industries.  His responsibilities included overseeing growth strategies and performance for client organizations and portfolio companies; leading and/or assisting in the sourcing, due diligence, and negotiations efforts related to potential acquisitions; and serving as a member of the firm’s CEO pool.

Prior to that, Merle worked as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a revenue cycle management services company, working with hospital systems across the country.  In addition, he has had extensive involvement—business plan development, fundraising within angel and venture capital networks, and hands-on operational guidance—with start-up healthcare companies.  He also has served as General Manager and Regional Sales Director for one of the world’s largest hi-tech distributors of semiconductors and other electronic components, and in various executive roles—National Sales Trainer, Regional Systems Manager, and Branch Manager—for a large subsidiary of a Fortune 200 computer software products company.

Merle received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Austin Peay State University. He is a member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, Nashville Health Care Council, American College of Healthcare Executives, Medical Group Management Association, and the Society of Human Resource Management.