Post Acute Analytics ensures that you can:
Our team has experience both operating and advising all segments of healthcare from providers to payors and technology companies. We have the unique benefit of understanding how patient care is connected through the continuum while appreciating the unique needs of each care setting.
Saqib Akhter is a cofounder of PAA, serves as its Chief Executive Officer, and is on the Board of Directors. He has deep experience working with healthcare providers including acute and post-acute providers, physician groups, payors and technology …
companies. Prior to PAA, he was a healthcare investment banker at Houlihan Lokey where he led strategic advisory, M&A, and capital financing for leading companies across all verticals of healthcare. His other roles have included Vice President at KPMG’s Investment Banking division and various leadership roles at BP. He received a degree from the University of Illinois in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Darren Pierce serves as the Chief Technology Officer for PAA. In that role, he leads the creation of technology strategies and teams that enable PAA to provide its analytics platform. Previously, Darren served as Executive of Software Engineering …
& Technology for CoreLogic, a leading provider of consumer financial and property data, analytics and services to business and government. Darren has also held technology leadership positions at PeopleAnswers, Computer Sciences Corporation, and JPMorgan Chase. He has vast experience in creating mission critical software solutions that include the exchange of large datasets. Darren holds a Finance degree from Oklahoma State University.
Rick SmithChief Operating Officer
Rick serves as Chief Operating Officer at PAA. In that role he is responsible for ensuring operational excellence & execution in order to deliver the highest possible level of value to our clients. His philosophy is centered around building a strong operational …
foundation and taking a proactive and results-driven approach to partner with clients to achieve success. Prior to joining PAA, he worked with other technology companies such as PeopleAnswers, Infor & Axiom as VP of Client Services, COO & CEO. He spent the first 20 years of his career working in the non-profit sector with at risk families and now serves on the board of The Hope Clinic in his local community. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, working out, and listening to audiobooks or podcasts. Rick is passionate about continuous improvement and helping others get to “I can”. Rick holds a bachelor’s degree in counseling and earned his master’s degree in human resources training and development.
Michael GerlemanCISO and Privacy Officer
Michael Gerleman leads processes and procedures to ensure confidentiality and security of patient data. Previously, CISO for MedSynergies, an acquired entity of Optum, which provides processing services for physician practices and ambulatory care.
Mike RawaanChief Strategy Officer
Mike Rawaan serves as PAA’s Chief Strategy Officer and leverages his broad healthcare market expertise to implement strategic plans for PAA’s expansion into existing markets and opening up new markets.
Mike brings nearly 20 years of experience in product development, coordinating go-to-market roll-outs, change management, M&A support, performance metrics and market analytics. Prior to joining PAA, Mike worked on developing data-driven analytics tools for payors, providers and life science companies at Inovalon. Prior to that he led product development at CareCentrix, EviCore and Healthways as well as leading various independent projects for Cigna HealthSpring and LifePoint Health. Mike holds a BA in Computer Information system from Middle Tennessee State University and an MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Andy AndersonVP of Sales
With over twenty one years in the healthcare industry, Andy’s professional experience includes leadership roles at several large global pharmaceutical companies, as well as, with the largest industry-leading …
Payor in the US. These leadership positions provided him with an in-depth knowledge of strategic planning, business management, cross-functional communication, operations management, and the foundation for developing collaborative & results-driven teams. Prior to joining PAA, Andy was at Matrix Medical Network where he developed business growth strategies for several large payors and provider groups such as WellCare, Emblem Health, HCSC and Southwestern Health Resources. Andy’s success can be attributed to his entrepreneurial spirit and customer-focused mindset. Andy ensures clients are provided with dynamic solutions that not only solve for short term challenges, but also include long-term strategies towards sustained success in an ever-changing healthcare industry. Andy has a Marketing degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Board of Directors
John Taylor is a cofounder of PAA and serves as its Chairman. He founded and led a number of healthcare companies including StoneGate Senior Living, an integrated post-acute healthcare provider with over 40 seniors housing and health care properties …
including RehabPro – a therapy provider, Accel at Home – a home health provider, Care Navigation Services, Lifetime Wellness, Accel Rehabilitation Hospital and SG Development. He was a founding member of OKALA (the Oklahoma Chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America) and served as its Vice-Chairman and Director. He served as a Director of TALA (the Texas Chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America). He serves on the Owners’ Advisory Board of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care Industry (NIC). He also served on the Public Policy Action Team of the Assisted Living Federation of America. He attended Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma and Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas where he studied accounting, finance and economics.
Arnold Whitman is founder and Chairman of Formation Capital, a leading investment firm in Senior Care. Over the past 20 years, Arnie has strategically led Formation Capital in its growth and execution of over $8 Billion in transactions. Arnie is also a founding partner …
in Generator Ventures, a leading venture firm focused on the intersection of innovation and aging. He is also a partner with Aging 2.0, a global platform and community for innovators, providers, distributors, and investors focused on solutions for aging and seniors. Arnie is a former board member and Chairman emeritus of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC). He is a current board member of Genesis Healthcare, HC-One in the U.K., SHA, Trident USA, Care Institute, Vynca, and Chronic Care Management, Inc.
Rick GlanzAdvisory Board
As senior healthcare CEO, consultant, operator and advocate, Rick Glanz brings over 25 years of strategic insight and executive leadership to his role as Advisory Board Member with Post Acute Analytics. From his …
role as co-founder and CEO of decision support technology resource SeniorMetrix, an enterprise serving over one million Medicare Advantage members, Mr. Glanz brings extensive experience in the field of post-acute benefits management. Mr. Glanz oversaw the successful sale of SeniorMetrix, which became the foundation of naviHealth, which he also served in an executive capacity.
Prior to his role with SeniorMetrix, Mr. Glanz served in operations, business and product development capacities, managing the Western United States division for The Polaris Group (Novacare) consulting firm. He was also a senior nursing home administrator and multi-facility operator for the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Glanz has served as senior consultant and advisor for multiple post-acute service organizations.
Michael DudaAdvisory Board
Michael Duda serves as an advisory board member of PAA. He is also a Director of Corporate Development for UnitedHealth Group, where he is responsible for leading the evaluation and execution of …
M&A transactions across UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare and Optum. He has led numerous complex, public, private and cross-border transactions, with representative transactions across multiple healthcare segments, Brazil and Europe. Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group, Michael held senior M&A advisory position at KPMG and Arthur Andersen.
Jim BonnetteAdvisory Board
Jim Bonnette serves as an advisory board member of PAA. He also serves as Managing Director, International Relationship Development for Ascension Holdings International Dr. Bonnette has worked in …
virtually every area of U.S. healthcare, from private practice, to health maintenance organizations, to hospital systems, to pharma. Most recently he has been sharing lessons he has learned from the U.S. healthcare system with organizations and governments in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Spain, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Southeast Asia, through his role as Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy Consulting at The Advisory Board Company.
Prior to joining The Advisory Board in May 2014, he served as Chief Medical Officer at management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, where he was head of the Global Provider Strategic Consulting Practice. He earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, and his medical degree from the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine in Portland, with further training in pharmacoeconomics.
Post Acute Analytics provides a full suite of solutions that empower our clients to positively impact the Total Quality & Cost of Care.
Through proprietary analytics, turnkey integration engine, and medical leadership, our solutions ensure that providers and payors can make real-time decisions that improve patient outcomes while reducing total cost of care.