Senior Management

Stephen Duarte, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Duarte joined Landmark in December 2011 as the Corporate Controller and was promoted to VP of Finance/CFO in June 2013. He has been instrumental in building, developing and training the current accounting and finance team. During his time with Landmark, he has improved the internal and external financial reporting of the Company, provided much needed Treasury oversight including the development of cash management tools, improved existing internal controls as well as overall financial oversight. Stephen brings to Landmark 25 plus years of accounting, finance, reporting and operations experience in the healthcare industry. He has worked in various financial roles for both Public and Private Companies such as for Chartwell Diversified Services, Med Diversified Services, Mariner Post-Acute Network and Prism Health Group. Most recently before joining the Landmark team, he served as Corporate Controller for Chartwell with direct financial oversight of their various business segments. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Courtney Simpson, Director of Clinical Reimbursement

Courtney Simpson, RN, was the Resident Assessment and Clinical Reimbursement Coordinator for Aurora Senior Living of Derry for eight years, prior to joining Landmark Management Solutions. Courtney oversaw and implemented both PPS and OBRA resident assessment completion, initiated the centerís ICD-10 transition, developed and evaluated the facilityís restorative nursing programs, as well as development of resident plans of care. She also assisted with facilitating weekly reimbursement utilization review for Aurora Health Managementís Maryland facilities. Prior to her position at Aurora, Courtney was the Regional Clinical Manager for Haven Healthcare Management. She managed all the clinical oversight capacities of their New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts centers, which included state survey preparedness, systems development, risk management, staff development, and various aspects of quality improvement. Earlier in her career, Courtney was a Staff Development Coordinator and Infection Control Nurse with Birchwood Nursing Home, an Evening Shift Supervisor and Clinical Coordinator while with Kindred Healthcare, and a medical-surgical Charge Nurse in an acute-care hospital. Courtney is a registered nurse in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts and is Resident Assessment Coordinator-Certified. She holds a Bachelorís Degree in Nursing with a Minor in Biology from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.

Joanne Morrison, OTR/L, CSPHP, Director of Rehabilitation Services

Over the last fifteen plus years Joanne has been the Corporate Director of Rehabilitation Services for Radius Management/Athena Health Care Systems a prominent Ma based long term provider that was acquired by Athena a CT based skilled nursing provider. While in this role Joanne supervised and oversaw the direct rehabilitation programming and operations of over 2o skilled nursing facilities primarily based in MA & RI. In this role Joanne was directly overseeing the therapy systems and supervising the therapy quality benchmarks of over 80 employees.

During her years with Radius, Joanne began her career as a staff level OT, then advanced to Director of Rehabilitation, and was promoted to the Corporate Director of Rehabilitation Services. In this role Joanne served as the program developer for rehab services, regulatory compliance for therapy systems, therapy reimbursement and reconciliation specialist, denial management, therapy software resources and lastly start-up coordinator for out patient and new centers. Her primary role during this time frame was to educate, audit, train and effectuate DORís and administratorís therapy acumen, in both their affiliated and non-affiliated divisions, so each centers Medicare rate utilization was optimized and their Medicare Part B performance level's enhanced. Joanne has strengths in Medicare RUGS case mix, Medicaid RUGS CMI case mix, RAC audit recovery initiatives, and zone program integrity audits.

Joanne has done national speaking engagements for several years on Safe Patient Handling Topics for various state associations and some leading industry associations. Joanne sat as the chair of the "Safe Patient Handling Professionals Association" in 2013 during the development of the National Certification Safe patient Handling exam. Joanne has her Bachelorís degree in science from Worcester State University.

Brian Asselin, Director of Information Technology

Brian Asselin, Director of Information Technology, has over 30 years experience in Information Technology and Management of Information Systems. Brian has led IT departments in many different industry verticals including department store retail, supermarket retail, insurance, and software development. For the last 12 years Brian has focused on the healthcare industry, leading technology departments to provide robust, secure and scalable processing environments that not only allow for solid operation of day-to-day business but also accommodate emerging technologies that give organizations a competitive edge. Brian came to Landmark Management Solutions in 2010 after two years spent as an industry consultant upon leaving a six-year tenure at Harborside Healthcare, a publicly-held long term care organization, as Vice President of Information Technology. Brian holds a Bachelor's degree in Management of Information Systems/Business Systems Administration from Walden University.

Erin Lyle, Director of Accounts Receivable

Erin Lyle joined Landmark in 2014 as the Corporate Director of Accounts Receivable. She brings to Landmark 13+ years of long term care experience with extensive knowledge in all aspects of Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care billing. Prior to coming to Landmark, Erin has worked for several Public and Private Companies well known in long term care field. Most recently, Erin served as the Regional Director of Accounts Receivable whereby she significantly reduced days in sales (DSO) through implementation of system processes and improved collection efforts. Prior to that role, Erin served as a Regional Manager of Field Accounting were she oversaw both Accounts Receivable and all other Business Office functions including Payroll and Accounts Payable for 15 centers. Erinís team player approach and knowledge of the industry has resulted in a continued track record of improved cash collections and DSO even across her most challenging troubled Centers. Erin has consistently proven her ability to effectively rebuild center business office teams and provide ongoing training and support to ensure continued billing compliance and accounts receivable long term success.

Angela Penny, Director of Marketing

Angela Penny is a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant and holds an Associate in Science degree from Becker College (1997). Angela graduated with Honors and won awards such as Most Outstanding English Student. Angela brings 17 years of experience in healthcare and marketing to Landmark Management Solutions. Angela worked for a diverse range of organizations, including a Visiting Nurse Agency, Medical Equipment Sales/Education and a Level IV Rest Home. Her background includes ten years with Holy Trinity Nursing & Rehab Center; an Orthodox faith-based mission driven organization with a continuum of care. She has strong ties within the Worcester, Boston and Cape Cod communities. Angela is innovative and creative with a proven track record in marketing from conception to launch while driving brand growth and improving business base. Her expertise in identifying trends, developing strategies and implementing programs to meet market needs has resulted in an improved overall census. She is known for building strong referral source relationships and excellent negotiating skills. Angela has worked directly with many different managed care organizations in contract management and program advancement directives. Angela has extensive knowledge working with a continuum of care. Angela is responsible for identifying opportunities within the market and developing plans for company growth and success.