Our Leadership

Our leadership

Patient-Centered Leadership

Since our founding in 1979, Concentra has been dedicated to patient-centered care throughout our operations, which has only been strengthened by our current leadership.

  • Keith Newton
    Keith Newton
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    In June, 2015, Keith Newton rejoined Concentra as president and chief executive officer. He was president and chief operating officer of the organization from 2007 to 2011 after serving in key management and operational roles. Keith’s most recent experience (2011 to 2015) was as president and chief executive officer of DentalOne Partners.

    From 1995 to 1999, Keith helped direct the operations of OccuSystems, Inc, one of the companies that merged to form Concentra in 1997, and from 1999 to 2007, he served as president of Concentra's former Health Services division.

    Prior to joining Concentra in 1995, he worked for Columbia HCA’s Ambulatory Surgery Division and its predecessor Medical Care International. Keith earned his BBA in accounting from Texas A&M University.

  • John Anderson
    John Anderson, DO, FACOEM
    Senior VP, Chief Medical Officer

    John Anderson directs the delivery of medical care for the entire Concentra organization. He joined Concentra in 1993 and offers more than 35 years of experience in occupational medicine. He is responsible for overseeing the medical practice, assuring evidence-based health care, and supervising more than 1,200 clinicians.

    Dr. Anderson is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and board certified in both occupational medicine and health care quality management. He has served as an appointed member of the Michigan Workers' Compensation Advisory Council and Wayne State University's Occupational Medicine Resident Advisory Committee. He is a contributing author and co-editor of the reference textbook: Low Back Pain: An Evidence-Based, Biopsychosocial Model for Clinical Management.

    Dr. Anderson is a graduate of John Carroll University and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

  • John deLorimer
    John deLorimier
    Executive VP, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer

    John deLorimier oversees Concentra’s sales activities, marketing, and product development. He is also a member of Concentra’s senior management team to provide strategic direction and decision-making for the enterprise.

    His experience includes serving as segment vice president of product and sales development for Humana, where he oversaw a variety of employer marketing, sales operations, and product integration initiatives for the organization’s employer group segment. He also served in professional services roles assisting Fortune 500 companies in the areas of sales effectiveness, marketing and channel management, product development, communications and change management, and knowledge/learning management.

    John earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

  • Greg Gilbert
    Greg Gilbert, MBA, CPAM
    Senior VP, Reimbursement and Governmental Affairs

    Greg Gilbert joined Concentra in 1994 and provides reimbursement, managed care contracting, and pricing management and operational direction for the organization. He is also actively involved in legislative initiatives in various states concerning workers' compensation laws and policies. Greg has participated in numerous public presentations at workers' compensation public hearings with respect to proposed changes to laws, policies, and fee structures.

    Greg earned his Bachelor of Science in health professions from Texas State University and his MBA from the University of Dallas. He is a certified patient account manager (CPAM) through the American Association of Health Care Administrative Management (AAHAM).

  • Jim Talalai
    Jim Talalai
    Senior VP, Chief Information Officer

    Jim Talalai leads Concentra’s Information Services team and is responsible for the organization’s information-sharing capabilities and technology infrastructure. With extensive experience in operations, systems and strategy, Jim ensures Concentra’s patients, customers and colleagues benefit from comprehensive and secure information platforms and services.

    Before joining Concentra, Jim served in key leadership roles during his 18-year tenure at Select Medical, including Director of Information Services, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Select Medical, Jim was Director of Information Technology for Horizon/CMS Healthcare, served in information technology positions at Continental Medical Systems, and held development positions with PHICO Insurance Company and with Harrisburg HealthCare.

    Jim earned his undergraduate degree in business administration-management science from Shippensburg University and his master’s degree in management information systems from Penn State University.

  • Matthew DiCanio
    Matthew DiCanio MBA
    Senior VP, Strategy & Corporate Development

    Matthew DiCanio leads and executes on Concentra’s key growth and business improvement strategies, merger and acquisition activities, real estate activities, and business analytics functions.

    Before joining Concentra, Matthew held various positions in finance, mergers and acquisitions, and management in the health care arena, with a focus on clinician services. His experience includes serving as principal and co-head of the health care vertical at MHT MidSpan, a national middle-market investment bank based in Dallas; as an investment banker with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York City; and as a CPA with KPMG, LLP, also in New York City.

    After earning a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond (VA), Matthew later earned an MBA in Finance and Economics from Columbia Business School in New York City.

  • Giovanni Gallara
    Giovanni Gallara
    Senior VP, National Therapy Director

    Giovanni leads all aspects of Concentra's occupational and physical therapy services, with extensive experience in the development and refinement of the organization's industry-leading physical therapy program.

    Giovanni joined Concentra in 2011 and mostly recently served as Vice President of Therapy Operations, supporting the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. For more than 15 years, Giovanni has worked as a physical therapist with a clinical focus on outpatient orthopedics, sports medicine, and occupational medicine. In addition to his clinical background, he has financial experience working in wealth management, financial analytics, and sales.

    Giovanni received his undergraduate degree from Stockton University and received his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from UMDNJ-Rutgers University, and is certified in Orthopedic Manual Therapy.

  • Dani Kendall
    Dani Kendall, SPHR
    Senior VP, Human Resources

    Dani Kendall leads Concentra's field human resources functions, including the HR mergers and acquisitions due diligence process, talent acquisition, training and field support, compensation, and employee relations.

    Prior to joining Concentra in 2000, Dani held human resources leadership roles in a variety of industries including computer retail (CompUSA), dental management (United Dental Care), and life insurance (Protective Life Insurance).

    Dani maintains her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation and earned her BBA degree in marketing from Texas Christian University, where she was a scholorship athlete in swimming.

  • Suzan Nelson
    Su Zan Nelson, CPA
    Chief Financial Officer

    Su Zan Nelson has rejoined Concentra as Chief Financial Officer. She first joined the organization in 2001 and most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief of Finance. She is responsible for all facets of Concentra's financial and other statistical reporting, planning and budgeting, capital management, and auditing activities.

    In 2014, Su Zan served as interim CFO DentalOne Partners, a dental management service organization supporting 160 dental practices, and in 2015 Su Zan served as the CFO for MedPost Urgent Care, a division of Tenet Health with 45 urgent care centers. Her experience also includes health care-related financial consultation to several leading corporations.

    Su Zan earned her bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a certified public accountant (CPA).

  • Jon Conser
    Jon Conser
    Senior VP, Sales

    Jon Conser serves as senior vice president of sales, leading Concentra’s national and major accounts, payor relationships, LAB/TPA, worksite, and specialty network relationships. He is responsible for managing the revenue performance, account management, and business strategy within these sales channels.

    Jon has served in various key sales management roles since joining Concentra in 2003, initially serving as vice president of national accounts in Concentra’s managed care division.

    Prior to joining Concentra, Jon held various management sales leadership positions with financial, insurance, automotive, and oil & gas companies. He received a BBA in business from Southern Methodist University.

  • Michael Kosuth
    Michael Kosuth
    Senior VP, Operations-East Region

    Mike Kosuth is responsible for the day-to-day operations of more than 166 community medical centers in Concentra’s east region. He is also responsible for employer onsite clinics and the operations of the Concentra Advanced Specialists line. He joined Concentra in 1996 and has held various roles involving day-to-day operations, de novo center development, and practice acquisitions.

    Mike has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Akron and a Master of Business Administration from Kent State University.

  • Doug McAndrew
    Doug McAndrew
    Senior VP, Operations-West Region

    Doug McAndrew executes Concentra’s strategic field operations in the western United States, overseeing 159 of Concentra’s community medical centers and 42 onsite health facilities.  In this role, he optimizes and manages field operations, is responsible for P&L (profit and loss) of all sites, and ensures Concentra’s strategic and financial success in our west group.

    After starting at Concentra in 1994 as a sales account executive, Doug quickly became known as a top performer, driving revenue and aggressively growing Concentra’s customer base. His efforts were recognized with multiple promotions, culminating in a promotion to vice president of sales. After eleven years in sales, Doug transitioned to Concentra’s operations team, leading a culture of accountability and driving results in key business units before being promoted to senior vice president of operations. 

    Doug has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Texas State University.