One Team. One Vision.
Chairman of the Board
Stephen brings 40+ years of senior level management expertise to Pivot with a focus on leadership and corporate renewal across many industries, including healthcare. Prior, Stephen was a partner at Deloitte where he led the firm’s Fiduciary Services Practice until he retired to form Gray & Company in 2014.
Mr. Gray has led a distinguished career and is well known in the financial and legal communities throughout the U.S. Stephen began his career as an engineer and was a master’s level teaching fellow at Tufts University in mechanical engineering. Upon moving into management, Stephen has enjoyed decades of successful leadership and governance across industries.
Chief Executive Officer
Chris brings many years of healthcare experience to his role as CEO. Prior to Pivot, Chris served as the CEO of IntegraMed Fertility, the largest Fertility practice network in North America. Prior to that, he was the Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Surgery Partners LLC where he had significant operational and strategic responsibilities, holding lead responsibility for Surgery Partners ASC operations. Surgery Partners IPO’d on the NASDAQ in the fall of 2015. From 1998-2007 Chris worked at HealthSouth Corporation in various operational roles, becoming SVP of Operations for the Outpatient Division. After successfully assisting in the sale of the Outpatient Division to Select Medical Corporation in May 2007, he served as Division President of the West Region overseeing 350+ locations. Beginning in 2009, Chris was Divisional President of the Network Division at Select Medical. During his tenure, he developed and grew a new Worker’s Compensation Specialty Network Product, enabling the company to compete for greater market share in the $80B work comp marketplace.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he was a John Motley Morehead Scholar. He earned his MBA in Finance from Georgia State University, graduating with honors. Chris is married to his wife Laura and they have five children ranging in ages from 12 to 21. Chris’ interests include spending time with family, golf, tennis and reading, and he and Laura love to travel.
Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Mitchell is Chief Financial Officer for Pivot Health Solutions. As CFO, Kevin is responsible for the financial forecasting and budgeting processes, overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting, and advising on long-term business and financial planning. He also oversees the finance and accounting teams.
Kevin has extensive experience in financial operations with over 14 years in Big 4 public accounting including 13 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers working in PwC’s London, Los Angeles and Tysons Corner offices focusing on the healthcare industry. A demonstrated leader, Kevin has a successful record in bottom line performance improvement to maximize stakeholder value, as well as proven ability to manage large multi-component teams and execute within fast-paced, changing business environments.
In his most recent role, Kevin served as Vice President of Finance of Inpatient Rehabilitation for Select Medical based in Mechanicsburg, PA where he administered all financial operations for the organization’s inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Kevin served as a voting board member for a number of esteemed rehabilitation hospitals throughout the country.
Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C graduating Cum Laude. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants & Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer
Karen Maher, General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, oversees all legal matters, and manages compliance issues, ensuring all Pivot business areas comply with regulatory requirements and the company, and all employees, are complying with internal policies and procedures.
Karen is a highly accomplished senior attorney with significant healthcare experience providing valued strategic guidance to senior leadership in multiple disciplines, helping companies navigate complex legal and regulatory matters, while driving revenue recognition, streamlining operations, managing risk and mentoring teams.
Karen received her BA in Government and Political Science from the University of Maryland and earned her JD degree at Columbus School of Law, the Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC.
Mike has played a key role in Pivot Onsite Innovations’ success over the past 15 years. As President, Mike is responsible for the occupational health division’s strategic, financial and operational performance. Mike brings over thirty years of experience in the insurance and healthcare space. Mike has led numerous initiatives in a wide variety of finance and operational areas, including the design and implementation of business strategies, acquisition and corporate growth strategies, and operations and team building development.
Prior to working with Pivot Onsite, Mike was a co-founder of Brady Financial Group, a financial and operational consulting firm. Mike also spent 13 years in the insurance brokerage industry with The Graham Company and started his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Ernst & Young in Philadelphia.
Mike graduated from Drexel University with a BS in Accounting, he is a CPA, and he completed the Wharton Executive Leadership Program. Mike has served in various capacities on a number of boards and committees, including the American Heart Association, Habitat for Humanity, and numerous youth sports and community organizations.
Brian Shinkle, DO
Dr. Shinkle has extensive experience in occupational medicine and healthcare management. He serves as Medical Director at Pivot Onsite Innovations and Pivot Occupational Health and provides medical oversight of occupational health clinical teams at employer based onsite medical clinics throughout the country. Dr. Shinkle is actively licensed to practice medicine in 30 states and provides medical director and consultative services for numerous companies in all areas of industry nationwide, including fortune 500 businesses and government agencies, having served previously as the Maryland government’s State Medical Director. Dr. Shinkle is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Occupational Medicine. He has achieved a number of other certifications including designation as a Civil Surgeon, certification by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, certification as a Medical Review Officer, credentialing through the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and obtaining a Certificate in Travel Health™ through the International Society of Travel Medicine.
Josette Covington, MD, MPH
Dr. Covington brings to Pivot over 18 years of clinical experience in Occupational Medicine. She earned a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was awarded a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for research on cardiovascular disease. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University and a residency in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Covington is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine and is a Licensed Civil Surgeon. She is also a Medical Review Officer (MRO) and a Certified Medical Examiner with the FMCSA. She is an active member of the National Medical Association.
Director of Operations
Scott Goren is the Director of Operations for Pivot Onsite Innovations and Pivot Occupational Health. Scott has been with Pivot Onsite Innovations for over 12 years ago. As the Director of Operations, Scott oversees the day-to-day operations of both Onsite Innovations and Occupational Health including account management, client strategy, and clinic implementations. Scott has been instrumental in the development of the account management team and management infrastructure. Scott previously worked in the assurance and consulting practices at KPMG, auditing and advising clients in the financial services industry.
Scott earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance and accounting from Drexel University, graduating with honors. He is a co-founder and co-president of the Friends of Bancroft as well as a Bancroft development committee board member. Scott’s interest include travel, ice hockey, and spending time with his wife, Ehren, his son, Nate, and his dog.
Vice President of Sales
Matt Byrne is the Vice President of Sales for Pivot Industrial Services and Occupational Health. Matt graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Widener University in 2012. He worked in an outpatient physical therapy setting for over nine years before transitioning to a sales and business development role. He is uniquely qualified to market and sell across all Pivot brands and has experience promoting multiple services.
Matt came to Pivot with the primary focus to drive Workers Compensation business. His experience in bringing new companies, contracts, and business will lay a solid foundation for growth.