Jack Wolf, CPA

Managing Director

As the Managing Director of Managed Care and Payer Related Advisory Services at VMG Health, Jack Wolf and his team provide an array of expertise on managed care and payer/provider relationship activities. These include payer strategy development and deployment, leading major payer negotiations, establishing provider networks capable of earning shared savings, quality bonuses and/or premium savings, evaluating hospitals or health systems managed care portfolio performance, advancing payer contracting strategies, repairing service line rate inequities and payer rate variances, and providing interim executive management.

Wolf has worked with major payers and large for-profit and not-for-profit health systems. Most recently, Wolf was the Chief Payer Relationship Officer for Envision Healthcare, the largest provider of hospital-based physician services in the country.

Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois and Master of Public Health with from Saint Louis University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Anthony Domanico is a Director at VMG Health and is the head of VMG Health’s provider compensation design and consulting service line. With nearly 15 years of experience in the valuation and design of provider compensation arrangements, Domanico’s practice has a national focus on compensation design and consulting services for both employed and non-employed physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs) within the healthcare services industry.

He specializes in assisting clients in the development and design of clinical, administrative, and academic compensation structures that align provider incentives with the mission, vision, values, and strategic goals of the organization.

In addition to compensation design and consulting, Domanico values compensation for professional service arrangements that include clinical coverage, call coverage, medical directorships, academic and faculty appointments, physician consulting, clinical co-management, administrative management, physician executive, and many other types of service arrangements. His clients include for-profit and not-for-profit health systems, academic medical centers, and other publicly owned and privately held healthcare entities.

Prior to joining VMG Health, Domanico was a Senior Consultant at SullivanCotter and focused on employed provider compensation design, fair market value, and commercial reasonableness analyses. Before that he worked for two not-for-profit health systems in Minneapolis, Minnesota focused on employed and non-employed provider in the disciplines of finance, human resources, and business development.

Domanico holds a bachelor’s degree in social psychology from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is designated as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

Scott Ackman is a Director based in VMG Health’s Minneapolis office. Scott has over 20 years of health care experience and specializes in strategic planning, medical group optimization, and financial analysis. He serves clients on various projects related to ambulatory planning, facility development, operations improvement, provider compensation planning, provider alignment, financial planning, as well as payer and financial risk-based strategy.

Prior to joining VMG Health, Scott was a Partner with Health Care Futures where he served clients for more than 13 years. He began his career in the medical device and payer spaces specializing in managed care contracting and business development.

Scott earned his Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota and both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota.

Andrea Chleboun is a manager with in VMG Health’s Strategic Advisory Services division.  Andrea has nearly 10 years of health care advisory experience.   Andrea focuses on strategic planning, physician practice management, hospital  physician models, market analytics and service line planning.

Andrea has Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s degree in Education both from Miami University.  She received her Juris Doctorate degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  Prior to shifting her career focus to health care advisory services, Andrea worked as an Associate Attorney with a law firm based on Cleveland.

Justin Winkels has over 14 years of experience in the healthcare industry consulting for both providers and payors providing health system strategic planning, Medicare product strategy, affiliation financial analysis and operating structures, and provider compensation arrangement and transaction services.

Mr. Winkels holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Accounting from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business.

Troy Fodstad is a manager based in VMG Health’s Minneapolis office.  Troy specializes in financial analysis, modeling, and forecasting. Troy has served a variety of clients in various capacities related to strategic financial planning, financial feasibility testing, mergers and acquisitions, physician/health system partnerships, and product development for technical heavy business functions (e.g. administration of physician compensation).

Troy received Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

Sector Experience

Risk-Bearing Organizations & Health Plans
Hospitals
Hospital-Based Medicine
Imaging & Radiology
Medical Transport

Areas of Expertise

Managed Care
Value-Based Care
Interim Management