Our Leadership Team

Steve Hendrick, Partner – Chief Executive Officer

Former COO and CIO of OrthoCarolina (2005-2014); former senior executive with several healthcare information technology and healthcare services firms including MED3000, Heritage Health Systems, United Medical Care and Medic Computer Systems (Misys) from (1989-2005). Steve received his degree in Computer Engineering from Forsyth College.

Richelle Cox, Partner – Chief Operating Officer

Former Director of Clinical Operations at OrthoCarolina (2011-2014); former Director of Performance Improvement at Piedmont Healthcare (2006-2011); former Director of Clinic Operations at Charlotte Orthopedic (2004-2006) and former IT Project Manager with Medic Computer Systems (Misys). Richelle received her BA degree from UNC-Wilmington.

Maureen M. Ruddy, FACHE, Partner – Client Operations

Former CAO and COO at OrthoVirginia (formerly Commonwealth Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation) from 2006-2017; former Assistant Administrator at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (1989-1997); former Assistant Vice President at Williamsburg Community Hospital (1985-1988). Maureen received her master’s degree in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia and her BA from the University of Virginia

Jeff Gelina, Partner – Technology and Application Development

Co-founder and Partner with HealthSpaces and former senior technology executive with more than 18 years of experience effectively translating highly technical information, building consensus at VP and corporate suite levels, and brokering change across multiple disciplines, departments, and decision makers; former CTO and VP of IT with 3t Systems, LogRhythm and Mortgage Cadence. Jeff received his BA degree in Mathematics from University of Iowa.

Marion Jenkins, PhD, Partner – Business Development

Co-founder and Partner with HealthSpaces. Marion helps healthcare organizations define and successfully execute viable information technology strategic plans. Over three decades of executive experience in many high-growth technology companies, and has been involved in completing over 200 healthcare technology engagements in 40 states. Nationally-recognized author and speaker, with over 150 articles and presentations on the role of technology in healthcare. Marion received his PhD in Engineering from Stanford University.