Daniel R. Tasset, Chairman
Mr. Tasset is a seasoned entrepreneur and philanthropist, and is the founder and chairman of Nueterra, a unique private equity firm that invests in, incubates and provides operations leadership and support. Founded in 1997, Nueterra has primarily invested in global healthcare provider development, operations and management; though in recent years it has expanded its investments to include healthcare sector innovation, technology, services, insurance, finance and real estate. Mr. Tasset began his career in the accounting profession consulting with physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers across the country. Over the last 20 years he has pioneered numerous business models that have positioned Nueterra to be a industry leader in the patient-to-consumer revolution and provider payment reform, both currently under way. Today, Mr. Tasset leads Nueterra and its investors and partners to disrupt and recreate the current healthcare model. As a recognized industry thought leader, he directs an innovations team in applying the most sophisticated methodologies in biostatistics, epidemiology and risk management to re-architect delivery models into true consumer models.
Marc S. Wilson, President/CEO
Mr. Wilson is an experienced international executive, a banking and financial services attorney and former Kansas Securities Commissioner. He has worked in both the private and public sector, with experience in international sales and marketing, formation of state and federal public policy, and service as a board member and employee of numerous nonprofit companies. As an attorney in private practice, Mr. Wilson handled banking, financial, private equity and mezzanine capital transactions. Prior to assuming his duties with Solventas, he served as Nueterra Holdings's Vice President for Strategic Philanthropy, where he wrote and administered Nueterra’s associate engagement and volunteerism program. He holds B.A. degrees in Political Science and African Studies from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, and attended the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Mr. Wilson earned his J.D., M.B.A. and LL.M. (banking & financial law) at Boston University’s Graduate School of Management and School of Law.
John W. Reed, Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. Reed manages hotel development with Sources of Solutions LLC in Aurora, Colorado. He is also a former director and current Goodwill Ambassador of Project C.U.R.E., a 28-year-old nonprofit that collects donated medical equipment and supplies and repurposes them for productive use in underdeveloped countries. Mr. Reed’s interest in Solventas and its model comes from his long service to Project C.U.R.E. and his belief in sustainable investments for the betterment of communities in need. Mr. Reed has served on the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Association, the Development Board of the Rocky Mountain MS Society, the Advisory Board of the Children’s Hospital Foundation, as chairman of the Relay for Life in five mountain communities and is co-chairing the 2014 Champions of Hope Gala for the American Cancer Society in Denver. He is actively involved in housing and healthcare projects in Cameroon, Ghana, Zambia and China. Mr. Reed attended Washburn University, Southern Methodist University, the University of Santa Monica and the University of Denver.
Dr. James F. Dockins, Director
Dr. Dockins is an Assistant Professor of Healthcare Leadership at Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management. A former executive at hospitals in India, Saudi Arabia and Africa, he teaches classes in health systems and international business. His prior teaching experiences include courses taught in health ethics, health policy, health care systems, organizational behavior and operations management. Dr. Dockins’s research interests lie in health ethics, access to health care, health policy, patient satisfaction and employee satisfaction. Dr. Dockins is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the Academy of Management and a member of the Kansas City Plaza Rotary. He also serves on the Board of Directors of both the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City and Primaris, Missouri's federally designated Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. Dockins obtained an Ed.D. degree from the University of Memphis, and earned his M.B.A. from Lincoln University. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Missouri-Columbia.