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PRESIDENT / CEO
FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL
Brian brings over 30 years of executive experience, including roles in the insurance, staffing, and healthcare industries. Over the last ten years Brian has developed Affiliated Enterprise Solutions (AES) into a unique consulting firm specialized in working with Healthcare Associations.
Before founding AES, Brian served as Vice President at the Texas Hospital Association, where he focused on corporate business development, managing the association's corporate memberships, advertising, and sponsorships. Previously, Brian was an executive at HealthSHARE, the shared services company owned by the Texas Hospital Association. At HealthSHARE, he led the growth of the company to become one of the most successful state hospital associations shared services organization in the nation. He also developed and spearheaded the association’s “Endorsed Business Partner” Program.
EDUCATION & MEMBERSHIPS
Bachelor's Degree, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada
Board Member, Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Association (TAHFA) 2009 - 2011
Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
Member, Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE)
Member, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Christopher has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, serving in various leadership positions with Hospital Associations and private healthcare companies.
During his tenures with the Kentucky Hospital Association and Tennessee Hospital Association, Chris was responsible for program development on behalf of hospital members, including Pharmaceutical Distribution, Group Purchasing, Process Improvement and 340B pharmacy networks. He also held executive positions with SUNRx and e-Audit Solutions, where as CEO he helped lead through an acquisition and integration.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Masters of Business Administrations, McKendree University, Louisville, KY
Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
Abby began working in the healthcare industry over 20 years ago. She held administrative and direct patient care clinical positions in hospital and outpatient healthcare settings in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Abby coordinated projects and managed accounting duties at a retail and commercial construction subcontractor in Boise, Idaho.
Before joining AES, Abby served in Accounting and Human Resources roles. She was a Staff Accountant and then later became an HR Manager at a not for profit human services organization in Austin, Texas. There she managed candidate background checks, new hire orientations, benefits administration, and Human Resources processes and procedures. At AES, Abby is an integral part of the due-diligence process in evaluating potential partner companies.
EDUCATION & MEMBERSHIPS
Bachelor of Science, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA