Paul T Sheils
Chief Executive Officer
Paul is our Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the overall strategic direction of P&R Dental Strategies. Paul has a distinguished 30-year career spanning the legal, business and financial information and healthcare markets. In the healthcare sector, Paul was the Chief Executive Officer of several leading digital health and health information technology companies, including Medscape.com, MayoClinic.com, Aetna Health Information Solutions, InterCure, Inc. and DocSite. He has also served as a healthcare investment banker at The Ansley Capital Group and a healthcare management consultant with Silverado Health Partners, LLC. Prior to his entry into the healthcare market, Paul was a highly successful executive in the digital business and financial information market, including Vice President of Dow Jones Interactive Publishing where he led the team that in 1996 launched The Wall Street Journal Online, which is among the most successful subscription-based publications on the web. Paul holds a BA from Williams College and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.
Mike is the President of P&R Dental Strategies and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of growing the business including sales, marketing and business development activities. Mike has over 20 years’ experience in the health care informatics space and has developed and successfully sold a variety of informatics solutions to all stakeholders in the health care marketplace including payers, providers, suppliers and consumers. Mike has worked at informatics companies large and small, public and private, including: HCIA, Solucient, Pharmetrics and IMS Health. Mike has a BA from Syracuse University and an MBA and an MHA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Chief Operating Officer
Ty is our Chief Operating Officer and responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the company’s claims review and informatics activities. Ty has spent over twenty-five years in medical, dental, vision and other specialized insurance program operations, where she has successfully managed a variety of commercial and public dental programs and has implemented multiple data-driven solutions for quality assurance and quality improvement. Ty has held senior leadership positions with several commercial dental insurance companies, served as the Executive Director of the Texas Healthy Kids Corporation, and served as the Deputy Commissioner, Life/Health Group for the Texas Department of Insurance.
Vice President of Finance
Marita is our Vice President of Finance, responsible for all accounting, reporting and financial aspects of our growing business. Marita brings over 20 years of experience in financial planning, analysis and accounting to her role at P&R. She spent 10 years in senior finance roles at Elsevier, including as Finance Director of one of Elsevier's highly regarded Centers of Excellence, and as Business Controller of Elsevier’s innovative Clinical Solutions group. Marita has a BS in Accounting from Villanova University and an MBA in Finance Cum Laude from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
Chief Analytics Officer
Tim is our Chief Analytics Officer responsible for turning P&R Dental Strategies' vast database into actionable insights and intelligence for all our stakeholders. Tim has over twenty-five years of applied statistical and analytical experience in the pharma/healthcare informatics space including over ten years of consulting experience. Tim has worked at several of the nations’ leading data and analytics firms, including IMS Health, Aetna Health Information Solutions, Pharmetrics and AmeriHealth Caritas. Currently he is also an adjunct instructor of statistics at Eastern University. Tim holds both a BS and MS in Statistics from the University of Delaware.
Michael Fiorenza, DDS
Chief Dental Officer
Michael is the Chief Dental Officer of P&R Dental Strategies and is responsible for the clinical aspect of all company products and systems including the day to day oversight of 60+ Dental Consultants across the country. With over 25 years of experience as a private practicing dentist and as the P&R Dental Strategies Dental Director since 2002, he brings a unique balance to all of our customers in dealing with the dental marketplace of payers, providers, consumers, and suppliers. He received a BS degree in biology from Fordham University in New York and graduated from the Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He then completed a general practice residency at Flushing Hospital in Queens, New York before moving on to private practice.
Vice President of Client Relations
Maureen is our Vice President of Client Relations, responsible for the development of P&R Dental Strategies' professional client relationships. Maureen has over 20 years of significant experience in the healthcare industry, including over 10 years in the dental industry with responsibility for business development and payer relations for a leading Dental Support Organization (DSO), Smile Brands Inc., and for individual and group practice consulting and payer negotiations for Stewart Dental Consulting. In addition, she brings a key understanding of healthcare informatics to her client role with over 10 years of account development and marketing roles at analytics firms, including Solucient, LLC (now Truven) and Health Market Insights. Maureen holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley.
Vice President of Marketing
Joe is our Vice President of Marketing, responsible for developing and implementing the P&R Dental Strategies marketing and communication strategy. Joe has more than 20 years of marketing, publishing and visual communications experience in the pharma/healthcare space across a variety of marketing agency, corporate and consulting roles. Joe holds a B.A. in Fine Arts/Graphic Design from Indiana University, Bloomington.
Terry Lite, DDS
Director of Quality
Terry is our Director of Quality and is responsible for hiring, training and monitoring the P&R Dental Strategies clinical peer review consultants, and for coordinating with administration, staff and clients to ensure consistent and accurate clinical review outcomes. Terry joined the P&R Dental Strategies team in 1999, and was appointed Director of Quality in 2009. His innovative approach to training consultants and monitoring performance using specific consultant/client metrics ensures P&R Dental Strategies' continued status as the premier utilization review company in the United States. Terry chairs the P&R Dental Strategies Quality Improvement Committee. He received a BS in Biology from Syracuse University and a DDS from New York University’s College of Dentistry. Terry was in private practice for over 23 years before joining the company in 1999.