ChenMed Names Steve Nelson CEO, Chris Chen Executive Board Chair
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MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2024 ~ ChenMed, a leading primary health care provider focused on serving seniors, has announced changes in its leadership today. The company's Board of Directors has made these changes to further their goal of providing better health outcomes to more seniors.

Effective February 1st, Chris Chen, the current Chief Executive Officer of ChenMed, will transition to the role of Executive Chair of the Board. In his place, Steve Nelson, the company's President, will take over as CEO and lead management and operations. Mike Redmond, the Chief Financial Officer, will remain with ChenMed but will now serve as a Special Advisor to both the CEO and the Board of Directors. Mike Bruff, currently the Executive Vice President of Finance, will be promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

ChenMed currently operates over 130 senior medical centers in 15 states across the country. The company is dedicated to providing exemplary primary care to underserved seniors and keeping them healthy and out of hospitals. These leadership changes are expected to build upon ChenMed's success in serving individuals who have historically lacked access to coordinated health care. The company plans to expand its presence and reach more seniors in different areas who can benefit from their preventive care model.

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Chris Chen expressed his confidence in these changes by stating that his father's vision for the company and their family's commitment have enabled hundreds of thousands of people to live healthier lives. He believes that Steve Nelson's extensive knowledge and experience in healthcare, along with his leadership values, make him well-suited for the role of CEO.

Steve Nelson also shared his excitement about this new opportunity and stated that his time at ChenMed has allowed him to witness firsthand what true value-based care looks like and how it can transform healthcare in the nation. He believes that ChenMed delivers this type of care exceptionally well and is honored to have Chris Chen as a partner.

Chris Chen also expressed confidence in their partnership and believes that together they can accelerate growth and provide unprecedented access to quality, affordable, and coordinated care for patients across the country.

These leadership changes at ChenMed are a testament to the company's commitment to its founding principle of providing exemplary primary care to underserved seniors. With a strong and experienced team at the helm, ChenMed is poised to continue its mission of improving the lives of seniors through better health and well-being.
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