Marci Wilhelm

Marci Wilhelm

Co-CEO & Chief Compliance Officer

Marci Wilhelm

Marci Wilhelm

Co-CEO & Chief Compliance Officer

Marci Wilhelm serves as the President of MedPartners, responsible for system process development, staff acquisition, education and development, candidate relationship management, client project management, and internal quality assurance. She is an expert at delivering organizational data and applying it to quality measures that support value-based healthcare models addressing every stage of care. Her duties also include spearheading innovative client solutions to resolve mid-revenue cycle gaps in talent and knowledge in order to deliver cost savings to client facilities.

Wilhelm, a graduate of the University of Florida with her bachelor’s degree in Communications, has more than 20 years of healthcare consulting experience. Wilhelm is a member of ACDIS, ACMA, AHIMA, and NAHRI, as well as a contributor to AHIMA’s FORE (Foundation of Research and Education). She is a dedicated member of the health information management profession and is currently enrolled in the College of St. Scholastica, pursuing a master’s degree in Health Information Management.

Lora Clements

Lora Clements

Vice President of Quality Care

Lora Clements

Lora Clements

Vice President of Quality Care

Lora Clements serves as the Vice President of Quality Care for MedPartners. Her role includes market development, recruitment, and brand awareness of the emerging Quality Care team.

In 2011, she joined MedPartners as a founding member of our CDI Division. She has the pleasure of working with the youngest, yet fast-growing division, bringing a competitive edge to further separate Quality Care from the competition.

Lora is the product of a military upbringing and prides herself in her ability to adapt to new situations.  She came to MedPartners from the legal field and uses her diverse skill set to her advantage in each role she holds.

Lora is a proud graduate of Florida State University and lives in Tampa with her husband and daughter.

Nate Ruden

Nate Ruden

Vice President of Clinical Documentation Improvement

Nate Ruden

Nate Ruden

Vice President of Clinical Documentation Improvement

Nate Ruden serves as the Vice President of Clinical Documentation Improvement.  His role includes leading a seasoned team of account managers and recruiters, strategic oversight, new business development and current accounts.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Ruden served in various leadership, management and client relationship positions with a national healthcare organization in Atlanta and Tampa. Ruden brings more than 8 years of healthcare consulting experience to the MedPartners organization.  He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and just celebrated his first wedding anniversary.

Michael J. DeGore

Michael J. DeGore

Vice President of Operations

Michael J. DeGore

Michael J. DeGore

Vice President of Operations

Michael DeGore serves as the Vice President of Operations for MedPartners.  In his role, Michael is responsible for all back-office service and support operations such as client and consultant on-boarding, consultant human resources, consultant payroll, client billing, account receivable management, cash applications and consultant travel.

Prior to joining MedPartners, Michael served in several key executive leadership roles helping firms achieve desired results while navigating through all market conditions.  Michael has over 16 years of back-office staffing industry experience working for firms with various business verticals ranging in size and scope from $200M -$22B.  Michael graduated from Ashford University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Project Management.  Michael lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife Angela and their two kids, Isabella and Dominic.

Christine Poleon

Christine Poleon

Director of Sales for MedPartners Solutions

Christine Poleon

Christine Poleon

Director of Sales for MedPartners Solutions

Christine Poleon serves as Director of Sales for MedPartners Solutions.  In her role she is responsible for linking MedPartners services to key revenue generating departments within a hospital.  Prior to joining MedPartners in 2015, Christine trained, coached and led healthcare sales and recruiting teams within the staffing and consulting arena.  With over twenty years in staffing and consulting, Christine brings experience and a vision for long-term sustainability to MedPartners.

Poleon is a graduate of John Carroll University and holds a B.A. in English.  She is a member of the American Health Information Management Association, Health Care Compliance Association and actively involved in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Christine supports many charitable causes such as Adopt-A-Class, The Cure Starts Now Foundation and Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.