PRESS RELEASE: MedSys Group Names Nancy A. Ellefson Chief Financial Officer & Ann D. Bartnik Director of Operations and Company Officer
Together, they will provide the company’s senior administrative leadership while focusing on enabling the evolution of healthcare.
Plano, Texas (July 1, 2013) – MedSys Group today announced the designation of Nancy A. Ellefson as Chief Financial Officer and Ann D. Bartnik as Director of Operations and Company Officer. Together they will provide MedSys Group’s operational staff and consultants with unparalleled administrative support, systems and financial guidance. In addition, MedSys Group President, Steven Heck, was appointed Board Member where he will assist in the strategic and operational evolution of the company. These designations come on the heels of the company’s move to their new corporate office in Plano, TX where they will expand their reach and increase client services.
“We are extremely pleased to have Nancy and Ann head up our senior administrative leadership team,” Alan Kravitz, Founder and CEO of MedSys Group said. “Their skills, vision, insight, and direction are valuable resources that will help our company reach its next level of success.”
As Chief Financial Officer, Ellefson is responsible for the day-to-day workings of accounting, finance, human resources and information technology in addition to risk and cash management for the organization. In addition she will implement and maintain systems, policies, and procedures that provide the necessary support for internal operations as well as field employees and contractors. Ellefson is also responsible for the overall financial well being of the company through financial planning and analysis of results.
Prior to joining MedSys, her 30 plus years of experience includes serving as CFO of Preferred Restaurant Services and APEX Restaurant Group, Vice President of Finance for Furr’s Restaurant Group and Pizza Inn, Controller for numerous public and privately held companies, as well as a financial analyst with two major healthcare systems, Barnes Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Ellefson is a certified public accountant with four years of public accounting experience with Laventhol and Horwath in St. Louis, which had an extensive hospital practice.
“My goal for MedSys is to be the gold standard for expertise and quality consulting to the healthcare industry,” Ellefson said. “Our mission is to guide and support healthcare providers in their quest to find the best IT systems to improve patient care and outcomes in the most affordable manner.”
Bartnik will move from her current role as Director of Sales Administration to her expanded position as Director of Operations. In addition to her new duties, she also serves as an Officer of the Company in her role as Corporate Secretary. Bartnik will manage the company’s everyday operational activities ensuring they run smoothly and efficiently and are aligned with the company’s business goals and objectives. In addition, Bartnik will oversee the operational sales and recruiting processes, lead the process improvement team and manage the administrative sales support team for IT Project Staffing and Advisory Services.
Her experience includes over 16 years of sales and marketing in the apparel industry and executive management in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining MedSys, she was Director of Development for Methodist Richardson Medical Center where she was responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive financial support program for a 205 bed hospital complex. Her executive responsibilities included setting the overall direction for the foundation, and execution of fundraising campaigns and the coordination of 29 board members and 300+ community volunteers.
“It’s an honor to be entrusted with these additional responsibilities,” Bartnik said. “I look forward to providing the support and infrastructure that MedSys requires in pursuit of its 2013 goals.”
In January 2013 Mr. Heck was named President and launched the company’s new Healthcare IT Advisory Services Division, which focuses on strategic technology management, designed to assist clients in better preparing for the next phase of industry maturation.
About MedSys Group, LLC:
Founded in 2008, MedSys Group, LLC, a national Healthcare Information Technology Consulting firm, supports today’s technology in large academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, specialty hospitals, and physician practice organizations. MedSys Group’s vision of ‘evolving healthcare’ is centered on contributing to the success of its clients while providing a supportive culture for its professional consultants and associates. MedSys is able to lend expert guidance and knowledge in Cerner, Epic, Siemens, Meditech, McKesson, and Eclipsys solutions, as well as the Ambulatory and Practice Management arenas. MedSys is frequently featured in A-list publications and was named number 31 on the 2013 Dallas 100 list of fastest growing companies in North Texas. For more information about MedSys Group, LLC or to reach a MedSys Associate please visit: www.MedSysGroup.com of call 972-464-0020. You can also follow MedSys on Twitter @MedSysGroup. For interviews or media inquiries, please contact Gretchen Hydo, Director of Public Relations, at GHydo@MedSysGroup.com.