• Gary Albers, CEO

    Gary Albers

    CEO

    Over his 20-year career as an executive in healthcare, Gary has earned a reputation for strategic vision and entrepreneurial spirit. As the co-founder of Imperium, Gary received a White House Innovation Award in recognition of the public private partnership between Imperium and the City of Louisville, and was instrumental in the development of CMMI’s Advanced Payment Model Initiative.

    Prior to Imperium. Gary was President at Soteria Imaging Services, a nationwide provider of Imaging Services where he created payer-provider-institutional partnerships, and led growth from 7 to 24 facilities. Gary earned an undergraduate degree from Indiana University, an MBA from Madison University, and serves on the Board of Directors of NAACOS, The National Association of ACO’s.
  • President/Chief Strategy Officer

    Benjie Levine

    President/Chief Strategy Officer

    Benjie Levine, President / Chief Strategy Officer, is responsible for enterprise strategic growth initiatives, business development, ACO strategic development planning, and ACO performance track consulting. Under Levine’s leadership, Imperium Health has developed an industry-best 36 ACOs across 25 states, including independent physician-led ACOs and clinically-integrated health system-sponsored ACOs. Having transitioned from a private equity and consumer products background, Levine brings fresh, innovative thinking to a fast-changing healthcare landscape. Levine earned an undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Colorado – Boulder.
  • Lloyd Wilson, COO

    Lloyd Wilson

    COO

    Lloyd is an experienced healthcare executive with a passion for delivering solutions that positively impact the lives of patients and providers. He has extensive experience leading multi-site healthcare service organizations with a focus on the Medicare and geriatric population. Lloyd has led value-based episodic care management programs for the nation's largest health systems and served as division president for a Fortune 500 healthcare provider of post-acute care services. Lloyd began working with Imperium in January, located in Texas.
  • Dr. Praveen Arla, Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Praveen Arla

    Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Arla is a board-certified physician practicing both internal medicine and pediatrics and a nationally-recognized authority on technology-enabled care innovation and practice transformation. In 2012, Dr. Arla co-founded Southern Kentucky Health Care Alliance, one of the nation’s top performing physician-led ACOs. As Chief Medical Director, Dr. Arla has helped shape clinical policy and practice transformation strategies.

    Dr. Arla has provided healthcare technology consulting to practices throughout the region, and has helped shape health policy on local and national levels; serving as the Health Department medical director in his County, working closely with Kentucky legislators on state health care initiatives, and as a speaker on behalf of President Obama’s Office of National Drug Control Policy.

    As Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Arla is spearheading Imperium’s efforts to develop and partner with best-in-breed technologies in support of value-based reimbursement models. Dr. Arla holds a medical degree from Rush Medical College and degree in Public Health Policy from Des Moines.
  • Allison Haley, Corporate Communications

    Allison Haley

    Corporate Communications

    Allison is a seasoned communications expert, starting her career as a reporter, then spending over a decade in various communications roles for statewide political candidates and elected officials before transitioning to healthcare in 2014.

    She served as the head of Community Outreach and Marketing for Aetna’s Kentucky Medicaid Plan before coming to Imperium in August. Along with a passion for conveying messaging that makes a pos- itive impact, Allison enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys.
  • Cameron Bisset, Director of Operations

    Cameron Bisset

    Director of Operations
    Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi

    Cameron Bisset serves as a Director of Operations for Imperium Health. After graduating law school from the University of Houston in 2012, he began his career advising healthcare organizations through business transactions and regulatory issues. He went on to develop his operations experience, which included roles as a hospital performance consultant and practice administrator. Most recently, Cameron served as the Director of Business Operations for a pediatric behavioral health practice overseeing analytics, growth strategy, and clinical operations in Austin, Texas.
  • Tina Gardener, Director of Operations

    Tina Gardiner

    Director of Operations
    Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina

  • Adam Kirking, Director of Operations

    Adam Kirking

    Director of Operations
    Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma and Utah

    Adam has worked to drive positive change in healthcare organizations for over eight years. He has experience in Medicare and commercial insurance ACOs as well as hospital leadership. Adam earned his BS from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his MHA from the University of Minnesota.

    Outside of work, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and family.
  • Carter Rieser, Director of Operations

    Carter Rieser

    Director of Operations
    Indiana and Kentucky

    Carter brings extensive experience in ACO Development, Hospital Administration, and Strategic Planning. Prior to joining Imperium, he served as Director of Strategy and ACO Operations for Alliant Management Services, one of the country’s largest hospital management organizations. During this time he successfully led the enrollment and management of nine hospitals into four CMS approved ACO’s.

    He is a graduate of West Virginia University, where he earned his Bachelors in Finance, as well as a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration/Public Administration.
  • Dustin Summers, Director of Operations

    Dustin Summers

    Director of Operations
    Tennessee

    Dustin Summers joined Imperium Health in October, covering parts of Tennessee, West Virginia and Kentucky.

    Additionally, he serves as the Executive Director of the West Tennessee Physicians’ Alliance (WTPA), an independent physicians’ association representing over 200 health care providers.

    A native of Paris, TN and graduate of the University of Tennessee-Martin, Summers also holds a master's degree in Education from Lipscomb University and a master’s degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Global Health from George Washington University.
  • Angela Farley, Kentucky Operations Manager

    Angela Farley

    Kentucky Operations Manager

    RN for past 12 years (since 2005) LPN prior (since 1993) for total of 24 years as a licensed nurse.

    Background in Population Health, Private Practice-Internal Medicine, Long Term Care and SNF with MDS certification, Home Health, Surgical Services, and Addiction Treatment (in-patient and outpatient)

    Last 4 years working with Imperium.

    Initiating, implementation and maintenance of high touch clinical ACO model. Development of TCM program in Ky. ACOs, Liaison for ACO providers with out of network resources for Care Coordination, Subject matter expert in Quality Measures and Quality Improvement strategies, Development of resource materials for Imperium staff and practice use, Onboarding and education of new ACO providers/practices, GPRO Audit coordination and performance, Staff development and training, Project Managing multiple areas of focus. Currently Operations Manager / Team Lead for 6 Kentucky ACO’s. Currently working on Risk Coding Certification.
  • Tim Holloway, Data Analyst

    Timothy Hollowell

    Data Analyst

    Timothy brings over three years actuarial and analytical experience, working with every level of Medicare and commercial data. He earned a master’s degree in actuarial science from Ball State University. Prior to working in healthcare, he taught music in Indianapolis and Muncie. Timothy leverages his educational, actuarial, and analytical backgrounds to translate the tables and spreadsheets into meaningful, actionable content that can help steer interventions and improve patient outcomes. Timothy is an excel ninja and enjoys making use of the program for everything.
  • Kyle Adams, Market Manager

    Kyle Adams

    Market Manager

  • Charlie Bunnell, Market Manager

    Charlie Bunnell

    Market Manager

  • Christen Wahl, Market Manager

    Christen Wahl

    Market Manager

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