An accomplished senior operational and financial professional with over twenty-five years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry, Matt Mellott serves as Brightree’s chief executive officer. He has extensive operational and financial experience in a broad range of healthcare environments, including home health, home medical equipment, hospice, infusion therapy, skilled nursing facilities, physician practice management, and sleep disorder diagnostic testing.
From 2008 to 2016, Matt was president of MedBridge Healthcare, a sleep disorder diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy provider. He co-founded the entity in 2004 after leading a management buyout of the sleep diagnostic subsidiary of his former employer, American Healthcare Services, a physician practice management company. Prior to assuming the top role at MedBridge, Matt served as the company’s chief financial officer. During his time in that position, he developed and implemented the organization’s growth strategy—defining its service offerings and delivery models, establishing partnerships, and building its infrastructure. Over twelve years, MedBridge grew to include 140 sleep disorder centers and twenty-one home medical equipment locations across twenty-two states.
Matt was the chief financial officer at American Healthcare Services from 2001 to 2004, and at the home health nursing firm Medshares in 2000. Prior to that, Matt was vice president of finance for Beverly Home Care, the $125 million homecare division of a $2.4 billion longer-term care provider, and he served in a variety of financial roles at Integrated Health Services, Inc., a national post-acute care provider. Earlier in his career, Matt spent several years in public accounting at KPMG’s Healthcare Audit Practice.
He sits on the board of the National Sleep Foundation and is a founding member of the Sleep Coalition, an organization formed in 2008 to work with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on payment and coverage policies regarding sleep diagnostic testing and CPAP therapy. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Loyola University in Maryland, and is also a certified public accountant.