ERH is comprised of dynamic individuals who have dedicated their careers to the delivery of quality healthcare. Combined they have over 100 years of diverse healthcare management experience.
Kirk is a healthcare entrepreneur and leader. In addition to forming ER Hospitals with his business partners, Kirk co-founded AQ Healthcare which provides home care,
Kirk holds a Master’s Degree in management, with an emphasis in organizational development, from the University of Utah and a BS in Communications from Brigham Young University.
Kelly has more than 30 years of hospital executive leadership experience, having held CEO positions for Hospital Corporation of America, HealthTrust and IASIS Healthcare.
Kelly earned an MPA in Health Administration from Tennessee State University and a BA degree from Brigham Young University. He has received a HealthTrust fellowship.
Steve’s more than 20 years of financial leadership is reflected in the progressive healthcare responsibilities he’s held throughout his career.
Prior to MPT, Steve served as the Division CFO for the Utah Market of IASIS Healthcare. Before joining IASIS, Steve held the CFO position at various hospitals and Vice President of Finance for a division of a behavioral healthcare company. Steve also served as a Senior Manager for KPMG in Chicago where he consulted healthcare clients on financial strategies aimed at operational margin improvement.
Steve has a BS degree in accounting from Western Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant
Rich Carter is an experienced healthcare executive who has been an advocate for physician practice excellence for more than 20 years.
Rich is an alumni of the University of Utah and completed his undergraduate studies in Finance before achieving a MBA. He is a Member of Medical Group Management Association.
Ryan has ten years of experience in healthcare administration and has achieved excellence in the operational, financial and clinical areas of the facilities he has managed.
Ryan attended Brigham Young University (BYU) and earned a BS in Finance and an MBA from the BYU Marriott School of Management. He is a licensed Skilled Nursing Administrator and has operated Skilled Nursing facilities in California, Washington and Utah.
Heath has spent his career providing healthcare regulatory and transactional advice to hospitals, physicians, managed care providers, imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers and other healthcare providers and organizations.
Heath earned a BA in History and JD from the University of Tennessee.
Mel R. Pyne
Mel’s professional career has included work as a management consultant, university instructor, and healthcare executive over the past 35 years.
Mel earned a Bachelor’s Degree in University Studies from Brigham Young University and a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Utah. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.