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Leadership

Meet the Navigators of Payer Compass

Greg Everett
President and Chief Executive Officer Read Bio

Greg’s entrepreneurial spirit and passion for improving the affordability of healthcare led to his assimilation of the right technology and the right people to create Payer Compass. As an employer and employee with more than 25 years in the managed care and healthcare software industries, he identifies personally with the challenges faced by his clients and their plan members. Of utmost importance to him is the collaboration with employers and hospitals to deliver quality care at a fair price and the ripple-effect of benefits for all involved. Greg is focused on charting a path for better price and better care through thought leadership, innovation and collaboration with like-minded people. When he’s not wearing his reimbursement cape, you can find him on the beach with a cool drink in hand.

Roman Gekhter
Chief Information Officer Read Bio

Considered by many to be the “technology brainchild” behind Payer Compass, Roman’s wide-ranging skill set, which includes strategic planning, systems design and implementation, and financial modeling and repricing, has made him an expert in health information technology. Combine Roman’s belief that efficient healthcare should be affordable and accessible with his proven track record of delivering hosted and integrated systems for large healthcare providers, TPAs and Fortune 100 payers, and you’ll see how he serves as a cornerstone to Payer Compass’s mission of reducing the cost of healthcare reimbursement. Fueled by craft coffee and operating at the speed of European sports cars, his passion, Roman’s ongoing contributions to the design and capabilities of the Visium™ platform directly increase the value Payer Compass offers its clients and prospects.

Rick Ellsworth
Chief Operating Officer Read Bio

With nearly 20 years of technical and operational experience in healthcare software, Rick brings to the table a mile-long list of skills to successfully captain the everyday and milestone actions to achieve our vision and that of our clients. His thoughtful, holistic approach allows him to balance vision, execution, financial strength and efficiency across the organization. Prior to Payer Compass, Rick played a critical, strategic role in high-growth solution offerings focused on population health and served as a leader of product management and development for B2B and payer technologies. His prior contributions to the operationalizing of the PROMETHEUS Payment ® bundle pricing algorithms have carried over to Payer Compass, enhancing current reimbursement solutions. Although he’s from Louisiana, and naturally a New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers fan, Rick makes a pretty good Texan.

Slayton Gorman
Chief Revenue Officer Read Bio

With more than 20 years in healthcare technology, Slayton has worked to change the healthcare landscape. He brings to Payer Compass the skills required to develop and execute all revenue-generating strategies that will continue the growth of the company by building relationships with new and existing clients. His proven track record for success and belief in the importance of teamwork allow him to oversee Sales and Marketing, and to ensure that both teams work cohesively toward company strategy and revenue goals. Slayton’s calm, cool, and collected personality coupled with his deep understanding and knowledge of the industry are his recipe for success. When he’s not in the office, Slayton enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and traveling with his favorite travel destination being Italy.

Matthew Thompson
Chief Financial Officer Read Bio

Matthew’s proven financial leadership keeps Payer Compass on track. His deep accounting expertise, coupled with a wealth of business acumen in the healthcare and technology sectors adds undeniable value to the company as we continue to expand our footprint. Using his broad financial skill set, which includes technical accounting, financial analysis, strategic planning, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, and revenue generation strategy, he has established a reputation of reliance and success. As a 20-year veteran in finance, Matthew has held esteemed leadership and senior-level roles in financial management and corporate development. Additionally, he is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas. Matthew is a proud Baylor Bear, graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. When he’s not with his family or at work, he enjoys cycling, traveling or watching his favorite Dallas and Texas sports teams.

Somer Hayes
Associate General Counsel Read Bio

Somer is a native Texan, raised in Waxahachie, and currently residing in Keller, TX. She received her Juris Doctor from the SMU Dedman School of Law. She is also a Registered Nurse (RN), earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas in Arlington.

In her free time, Somer enjoys camping with her family in their travel trailer and reading a good book.

Recognition

While client success is our ultimate goal, we’re also proud to have our innovative company and team consistently acknowledged as leaders in the industry.
Inc. 5000 2020 Logo
2020 Inc. 5,000 Fastest-Growing
Health Companies in America
2019 Inc. 5,000 Fastest-Growing
Health Companies in America
Health Value
Award Finalist 2019
2018 Inc. 5,000 Fastest-Growing
Health Companies in America

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