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William E. Freas, Jr., CCC A/SLP , Chief Executive Officer
Bill has a business, speech-language pathology, and audiology background. With over 40+ years of experience in the healthcare industry, he has owned and operated several rehabilitation companies throughout the east coast. Bill has distinguished himself as an outstanding and innovative problem-solver and leader who is well respected within the Long Term Care industry and the greater healthcare community.
Chelsea Boyle, OTR/L, B.S. Occupational Therapy, Chief Operating Officer
Chelsea is an occupational therapist and has 19+ years of experience in long-term care rehabilitation and management. She has spearheaded and managed therapy programs throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Recognized as an accessible, forward-thinking and solution-oriented leader, Chelsea oversees the entirety of Flagship Rehabilitation’s day-to-day operations, as well as corporate compliance. She is actively involved in the redesign and implementation of cutting-edge programs and products to meet the future needs of the healthcare industry.
Dustin Freas, H.M.S./NHA, Chief Development Officer
In 2005, Dustin Freas joined Flagship Rehabilitation. Currently the Chief Development Officer, Dustin is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) in Maryland and Pennsylvania. He is also a licensed business consultant, evaluating and solving organizational inefficiency. Dustin meets regularly with state and federal policymakers to promote measures that increase access, lower costs and improve the quality of healthcare. He is a strong advocate for a consumer-centered health care system, value-based payment design, and the expansion and utilization of health information technology.
Frank Palumbo, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Frank is the Chief Financial Officer for Care Ventures, Inc. and reports directly to the CEO in managing the finances for Flagship Rehabilitation. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1970 with a BA in Accounting and then followed with his Masters from Frostburg State University in 1977.
He maintains his Certification with the State of Maryland as a Certified Public Accountant. His 42 years of work experience in diverse settings. Frank joined Flagship Rehabilitation in 2003 and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2005.
Irene McGee Henrich, PT, Director of Quality & Compliance
Irene McGee Henrich has over 20 years of experience as a Physical Therapist in the various settings of the healthcare space. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Physical Therapy from Cebu Doctors’ University in the Philippines and received an Outstanding Leadership award from the same university. Irene started her career as a therapist at HCA John Randolph Hospital in Hopewell, Virginia where she gained experience in acute care, wound care, outpatient therapy and cancer rehab. She also chaired the HCA Therapy Clinical Ladder program for 2 years. She joined the Flagship Rehabilitation team in 2004 as a therapist at Goodwin House in Alexandria Virginia. Her many roles with Flagship through the years have included lead physical therapist, therapy manager, adjunct compliance officer and most recently, Director of Quality and Compliance.
Kristin Diamond, Director of Human Resources and Communications
Kristin Diamond has been with Care Ventures Inc., since early 2006 when she started with the company as a Human Resources Assistant. She quickly grew in her role becoming a Human Resources Generalist in 2007 advanced to the Director of Human Resources in 2010.
Throughout that time, she has gained experience in both Skilled and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, and all support departments that are managed in the Corporate Office in Cumberland, MD. Kristin was promoted to the Director of Human Resources and Communication in late 2011 where she oversees the human resources, recruiting, IT and Care Ventures staff.
She is an active member of SHRM and the Healthcare Workforce Advisory Council.
Andréa Beall, Director of Marketing
Andréa Beall serves as the Director of Marketing for Flagship Rehabilitation. Andréa has 10 years of healthcare marketing and communications experience with Life Plan Communities, Outpatient Clinics and Home Health. Her background includes experience in developing and executing successful advertising campaigns, digital marketing and social media outreach, web development, CRM programs, corporate identity and branding, internal communications and media relations strategies. Previously, Andréa held the position as Director of Outpatient Services responsible for daily oversight, supervising and managing, completing annual reviews and educational training. Andréa actively participates in corporate partnerships with state and national affiliations to increase awareness and support advocacy for aging services.
Ashley K. Haltenthof, MS, CCC/SLP, RAC-CT, CDP, CADDCT, Director of PDPM Operations
Our Director of PDPM Operations for Flagship Rehabilitation, Ashley K. Haltenhof, has focused on understanding and educating our Flagship Team and Partners in Medicare’s Patient Driven Payment Model. As a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, Ashley has specialized in dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases in Long Term Care Communities. Ashley graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She then went on to successfully complete her Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology from West Virginia University. In addition, she has obtained her RAC-CT certification to further enhance her knowledge and provide education with healthcare providers, nurses, and administration in the Long Term Care industry to improve efficiency, clinical outcomes, resident care, and best practices. Throughout Ashley’s career, she has worked as a Speech Language Pathologist, Clinical Specialist, Director of Rehabilitation, Regional Director, and Clinical Program Consultant.
Ashley is continually developing programs focusing on providing education and improving operations in healthcare. She has extensive experience in the areas of operational analysis of Long Term Care providers, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, regulatory compliance, state and federal survey assistance, the Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS 3.0), Mock Survey and the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process. Ashley has a strong expertise in program development, as well as program implementation where she trains, mentors, and educates clinical teams at all levels. Ashley’s clinical program specialties include dementia, restorative nursing, dysphagia, and neurological disorders.
Autumn Wade, OTR/L, CLT, CSRS, CDP, Director of Outpatient/Long Term Care Services
Autumn Wade has been with Flagship Rehabilitation since 2001. A proven clinical operations leader in various healthcare settings, Autumn started her career as a occupational therapist and was subsequently promoted to various operational roles. Currently, as Director of Outpatient/Long Term Care Services, Autumn is responsible for the clinical operations of Outpatient and Medicare B services for Flagship Rehabilitation.
Autumn attended Penn State University, Pennsylvania, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She has completed numerous clinical and operational continuing education classes and continues to practice as an occupational therapist. Autumn is instrumental in the development of educational programs for Flagship Rehabilitation and provides expert insight through her certifications; Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist and Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Autumn’s leadership promotes engagement and strengthens partnerships through evidence-based practice to achieve outcomes at every level of the continuum.
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