J.Thelander Consulting assists a wide range of clients, including emerging companies, buy-out, hedge fund, corporate venture, private equity and venture capital firms. We help growing businesses find creative ways to handle their compensation needs. J.Thelander Consulting has more than 1,000 clients, survey participants and strategic alliances.
Mary McBride has spent 30 years in the Financial and Technology Industries in a variety of positions. The culmination of all these learning experiences enabled Mary to become a very effective leader and manager at all stages of business cycles. Mary joined Bloomberg LP in 1987 when they were a very new company with fewer than 90 employees. They currently have over 15,000 employees globally. Mary was a hands-on product manager, along with being a liaison between technology, operations and sales. Some of her accomplishments include managing Sales and Operations, Directing Public Communications and Marketing Events, Implementing Sales Initiatives, Reporting on Industry Trends, Negotiating Contracts, Managing Outside Partnerships to name a few. Her expertise in “start-ups” made her a point person within Bloomberg LP for new Business Strategies and New Ventures. Prior to Bloomberg LP, Mary spent 4 years managing a $250 million US bond portfolio for Mutual of America Investment Division. Mary graduated from the University of Rhode Island Cum Laude with a double degree in Marketing and Computer Science.
Larry Leisure is the Chairman of the Washington, DC based ADVI which is provides advisory services to the life sciences and managed care industries.He has had a distinguished career in healthcare serving in a number of senior consulting and management roles. Organizations where he has held leadership positions have included Accenture where he was the Global Managing Partner for the Health Vertical, Price Waterhouse where he led their Employer and Payer Managed Care Practice, Towers Perrin where he led their Group Benefits and Managed Care practices, Kaiser Foundation Health Plans where he oversaw national sales & account management and UnitedHealth Group where oversaw the Payer Segment for Ingenix Consulting (now Optum Health).
In 2009 he founded AccelusHealth Partners, LLC which merged with HillcoHealth to form ADVI in 2013. He also co founded Healthspottr, a new media company focused on the acceleration of innovation in health care. He continues to serve as an Senior Advisor to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and sits on the boards of several health care services companies including Accretive Health, Lumiata, and Recovery Ways. He received his AB in Economics from Stanford University and his MBA in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Co-founder and CEO, Healthspottr. Prior to founding Healthspottr, Carleen was an associate editor with Forbes and, later, a senior writer and west coast bureau chief for Fast Company magazine. While with Forbes, she created the well-known Midas List, an index of leading venture capital dealmakers, now in its thirteenth year of publication. Carleen holds a BA in political science from Barnard College and a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School, and was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia Business School. She has contributed to Health Affairs. Her work also can be found in the archives of Financial Week, Ode, Business 2.0, Inc., San Francisco, Wired and Outside.