Leadership

MDVIP Leadership Team

Meet the team members who lead our mission to help primary care physicians provide life-changing personalized preventive care so patients can lead healthier and more vibrant lives.

Bret Jorgensen

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Bret Jorgensen CEO

As Chairman, CEO and an investor in MDVIP, Bret is passionate about MDVIP’s role in making primary care a better experience. Under Bret’s leadership, the company has grown to more than 1,000 physicians and 365,000 patients nationwide, making MDVIP the largest membership-based primary care network in the country. “As a values-based company, we do the right things for the right reasons. We ask every day what we can do to improve the lives of others and how we can make healthier lives happen." Bret has been a healthcare leader and entrepreneur for 30 years ...  See More

Matt Grossman

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Grossman is the chief financial officer for MDVIP.

Matt joined MDVIP in 2016 as the company’s Controller and has continuously expanded his role and scope of responsibilities. Amongst other areas, Matt oversees all aspects of the company’s finances and HR functions and helps to support our national network of MDVIP affiliated physicians and patients. Prior to MDVIP, Matt served as the Controller for Charter Schools USA, a for-profit charter school management company located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He also served as an Audit Manager for a regional public accounting firm specializing in Audit and Tax Services for community and de novo banks. “I believe that an individual’s largest source of wealth is their health,” Matt says. ... See More

Andrea Klemes, DO, FACE

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Andrea Klemes CMO

Board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, Dr. Klemes' principal role as Chief Medical Officer is leading and shaping MDVIP’s physician-led primary care model. A fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, Dr. Klemes works closely with the 20 physicians on the Medical Advisory Board and more than 1,000 MDVIP affiliates nationwide to drive quality and innovation in the delivery of the MDVIP healthcare model. “We can show that MDVIP directly impacts patient health in life-saving ways. Our data and research confirm that we can identify at-risk patients sooner, resulting in fewer hospital admissions and readmissions and saving the healthcare system money.” ...  See More

Eric Maaske

Chief Operating Officer

Eric Maaske is COO of MDVIP.

As Chief Operating Officer for MDVIP, Eric’s role is to help our affiliated physicians transform their traditional primary care practices into thriving MDVIP practices. Eric and his team focus on customer service and operational efficiency to help the network’s over 1,000 affiliates deliver highly effective, personalized care to our 365,000 members nationwide. Before joining MDVIP, Eric helped healthcare businesses transition from high patient volumes focused on reactive sick care to value-based organizations focused on prevention. “I’m focused on trying to keep people healthy and out of the hospital,” Eric says ... See More 

Michele Martello

General Counsel

Michele Martello is general counsel of MDVIP.

Michele has been an integral part of MDVIP’s team since 2008, when she joined the legal department. In her role as lead counsel, she is focused on removing legal and regulatory burdens that prevent primary care physicians from focusing on being great doctors. "We’re transforming primary care to allow doctors and patients to focus on preventive medicine, in addition to managing conditions,” Michele says. “We help our physician partners navigate the legal challenges of medicine so they can concentrate on what matters most.” ...  See More

Don Hankus

Chief Information Officer

Don Hankus CTO

As MDVIP’s Chief Information Officer, Don draws on his rich, 20-year career as a seasoned healthcare services technology executive building and leading world-class IT teams. At MDVIP, Don leads a team of technology innovators whose goal is to evolve MDVIP’s business intelligence to meet and exceed business metrics and goals and support the company’s affiliated primary care physicians and patients. “I’m a passionate people person and love building innovative support teams, which I’ve done at MDVIP by interjecting an IT expert into each aspect of the business. We’ve built substantial predictive analysis systems and quality SOPs.” ...  See More

Chris Lillich

Chief Marketing Officer

Chris Lillich CMO

At the helm of consumer marketing strategy and communications, Chris is laser-focused on growing MDVIP’s brand as the leader of personalized primary care. “Lots of brands talk about transforming lives but we deliver through our affiliated doctors every day,” Chris says. Being able to market a deep doctor-patient relationship personally resonates for Chris; when his father turned 60, he announced that no Lillich male had ever reached that age. “It was a wake-up call that heredity is a strong thing, and to live long and healthy, we need to be proactive, not reactive.” ... See More

Mike Cromwell

Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

Mike Cromwell is Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer for MDVIP.

As Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, Mike Cromwell helps MDVIP deliver more value for doctors and patients. Mike leads efforts involving pricing, net member retention, practice management, standard operating procedures, virtual engagement, new product development, acquisitions, and more. “MDVIP has transformed the lives of thousands of patients, doctors, and families,” Mike says. “But our work is not done. We are continuing to transform MDVIP so we can make healthier lives happen for years to come.” ...  See More

David Barrie

Executive Vice President, Physician Development

Dave Barrie, EVP Physician Development

As Executive Vice President of Physician Development, Dave has been instrumental in MDVIP’s growth—helping hundreds of primary care doctors in independent practices, large practice groups and hospital systems transition the MDVIP personalized healthcare model since joining the company in 2007. “At MDVIP, my team and I are doing more than selling a product. We’re offering the opportunity to change lives and health outcomes. The process requires us to develop deep, ongoing relationships, because becoming an MDVIP affiliate really is a life-changing moment for the physician and their patients.” ... See More

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