Board of Directors
Chris is a Managing Director of Kinderhook. From 1999 through 2003, Chris was a partner at Soros Private Equity Partners, a multi-billion dollar leveraged buyout fund sponsored by George Soros. From 1996 to 1999, Chris was an investment manager with Capital Resource Partners, a middle market growth mezzanine investment firm based in Boston, MA. Prior to Capital Resource Partners, Chris was an associate at Colony Capital, a real estate investment firm based in Los Angeles. Chris began his career as an M&A analyst at Salomon Brothers, Inc. Chris graduated from Yale University and received his MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.
Chris serves on the Board of Directors of Longevity Alliance, E4 Health, Primeritus Financial Services, GlobalHealth, ZVRS, Stratus Video Interpreting and is Chairman of the Board for WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG). He has relevant investment experience in healthcare services, light manufacturing and business services.
Michael is a Principal at Kinderhook. Michael joined Kinderhook in 2007 as an Associate. Prior to joining Kinderhook, he spent one year at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin where he worked in the Financial Advisory Services group. Michael graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Finance and Accounting.
Michael serves on the Board of Directors of Surpass, Primeritus Financial Services, E4 Health, Repairify, ZVRS and Stratus Video Interpreting. He has relevant experience in automotive, healthcare services, business services and light manufacturing.
GLENN D. STEELE JR., MD, PhD serves as Chairman of xG Health Solutions, an independently operated venture launched by Geisinger Health System to help healthcare organizations create value and improve quality, leveraging Geisinger intellectual property and expertise on issues such as population-health data analytics, care management and health IT. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System (2001-2015), an integrated health services organization in central and northeastern Pennsylvania nationally recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development and implementation of innovative care models.
Dr. Steele previously served as the dean of the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at the University of Chicago, as well as the Richard T. Crane Professor in the Department of Surgery. Prior to that, he was the William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, president and chief executive officer of Deaconess Professional Practice Group, Boston, Mass., and chairman of the department of surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital (Boston, Mass.). Dr. Steele is past Chairman of the American Board of Surgery. His investigations have focused on the cell biology of gastrointestinal cancer and pre-cancer and most recently on innovations in healthcare delivery and financing. A prolific writer, he is the author or co-author of more than 488 scientific and professional articles.
Mark S. Hanley is a business owner and an active community volunteer. He currently serves as the CEO of Radiant Clinical Research, a company he acquired in 2007. Since the acquisition, Hanley has built Radiant into the country’s largest wholly-owned network of clinical trial sites. A healthcare industry veteran, Hanley recently held a seat on the Board of Directors for Allied Healthcare International, a publicly-traded company, which was sold in 2011.
Prior to CRA, Hanley was the founder and CEO of O2 Science, a large regional provider of home healthcare products and services. Before that, he served as the senior vice president of sales and marketing for a national provider of infusion therapy services Coram Healthcare. Hanley is trained in emergency medicine (Paramedic/Creighton University) and began his healthcare career as a respiratory care practitioner for Methodist Healthcare Systems in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska.
In his community, Hanley volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), a role that he has held since 2007. Appointed by Arizona’s Supreme Court, the mission of a CASA is to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile court system. Hanley has also served as a Republican Precinct Committeeman since 2008, and he has earned the distinctive title of Paul Harris Fellow from Rotary International and the Rotary Foundation.