KEPRO Appoints Melissa Leigh as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KEPRO announced today the appointment of Melissa Leigh

as General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. In this newly created role, Leigh will lead KEPRO's in-house legal, compliance and risk management functions.

With more than 20 years of experience in the health care, technology and government

sectors, Ms. Leigh will provide guidance to the business on matters including governance, M&A, litigation, commercial, regulatory and employment.  She also will work cross-functionally with leaders across the enterprise to provide counsel on risk management and contracting strategies that lead to optimal business performance, compliance and client success.  

"Melissa is a selfless leader who brings an extreme amount of success seen throughout her legal career," said KEPRO CEO Joel Portice. "With Melissa's industry knowledge of guidance on legal matters and strategic business objectives, she will be a wonderful addition to the executive team."

Prior to joining KEPRO, Ms. Leigh worked for Intermedix Corporation for over five years where she held various leadership positions. At Intermedix, Ms. Leigh led complex diligence and acquisition activities and refocused in-house legal workflows to optimize internal efficiencies and reduce external legal spending. She was also responsible for the realignment of compliance resources across the enterprise to assure availability of resources to high-growth and high-risk business functions, as well as, assembled a multi-disciplinary team to deploy first all-hazards risk assessments, business continuity and risk communication framework.

In July of 2018, Ms. Leigh was named Female Health IT Leaders to Know by Becker's Hospital Review. Ms. Leigh graduated from Pace University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor and Certificate in Environmental Law magna cum laude. She also holds a Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from New York University, Robert F. School of Public Services.

About KEPRO

KEPRO, the nation's largest CMS-designated quality improvement and care management organization, offers innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the utilization of healthcare resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients.

With 15 local KEPRO offices and 1,400 employees across the United States, KEPRO delivers intelligent value through improved health outcomes and reduced costs, serving more than 50 million members. KEPRO currently contracts with state, federal, and commercial clients delivering technology-enabled integrated medical management solutions.

To learn more about the services and solutions KEPRO offers, visit www.kepro.com.

You can also get health tips, information about our organization or learn about exciting job opportunities by following us on Twitter, on Facebook or on LinkedIn.

Media Contact: Paige Nauman, Communications Coordinator, PNauman@Kepro.com, 717.564.8288 x7041

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