Our Strategic Partners

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Over the past 20 years, Parker Dennison has relied on our partnerships with talented organizations and individual consultants to tailor our approach to meet the needs of our clients. Our subcontracting partnerships allow us to effectively match our client’s scope of service with the individual skills and services of our consultants. Our approach allows us to offer individuals who are national experts in their field as opposed to large consulting firms that staff these projects with junior, less experienced individuals. Parker Dennison subcontractors have worked closely together on public sector engagements over the past 20 years and share consistent values, understanding of approach, and high standards of service and product output.

Diane Bell, Behavioral Management Solutions, Inc.

Diane is the cofounder of Behavioral Management Solutions, Inc. She has extensive knowledge in the financial implementation of reimbursement models including behavioral healthcare operational systems for case rate models, retrospective fee-for-service models, and hybrid models that include prepayment with encounter and outcome reporting to earn funds. The core of her expertise comes from working at provider organizations and developing these skills first hand. She has a solid understanding of management information system requirements for meeting current and emerging industry standards.

Diane’s history of extensive work with community-based behavioral health providers, private providers and hospital-based systems of care includes training, technical assistance, and IT implementation project management in 30 states to more than 150 clients.   She has co-authored two books:  “Realizing Your Financial Viability”, and “Medicare Part D:  Operational Implementation Guide for Community Behavioral health”.  Her consulting with providers has primarily focused on operational responses to changes in funding environments and methodologies, with an emphasis on honoring and preserving organizational values and quality of care.
E-mail: bms2dbell@gmail.com Phone: (423) 434-2699

Stephen L. Day, Technical Assistance Collaborative

Over the past eighteen years Steve has provided consultation and technical assistance to over 100 state and local jurisdictions, and numerous national policy and advocacy organizations. The results of these consultations include comprehensive analyses of public mental health and human services systems, multi-year strategic plans, service system improvement and financing strategies, outcome and performance measurement systems, and organizational and human resource development plans.

Prior to founding TAC, Steve was Deputy Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and has a deep appreciation of both the opportunities and barriers associated with multi-system, interagency planning and implementation efforts in the public sector. At TAC, Steve has worked directly on state level service planning, implementation and financing initiatives in Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington.

Steve specializes in the implementation and financing of best practice mental health and human services, organizational development and management, interagency service coordination and integration strategies, strategic planning, and consumer-based outcome and performance measurement.
E-mail: SDay@TacInc.org Phone: (617) 266-5657

Craig Fair, Behavioral Management Solutions, Inc.

Craig Fair is President and cofounder of Behavioral Management Solutions, Inc. with more than 20 years experience working in the behavioral healthcare industry. He has extensive knowledge in the financial implementation of reimbursement models including behavioral healthcare operational systems for case rate models, retrospective fee for service models, and hybrid models that include prepayment with encounter and outcome reporting to earn funds. The core of Craig’s expertise comes from working at a provider organization for more than 10 years and developing these skills first hand. Craig has a solid understanding of management information system requirements for meeting current industry standards. Along with his co-author Diane Bell, he has published: “Realizing Your Viability – Tenets of a Successful Agency” which identifies key components of a successful organization with practical approaches and sample tools from work in the field.
E-mail: CraigFair6@gmail.com Phone: (423) 434-2699

Jeanne Supin, Watauga Consulting

Jeanne Supin is president of Watauga Consulting, an independent consulting firm in Boone, North Carolina. Jeanne nurtures organizational transformation, helping public and non-profit boards, leaders, managers and employees invigorate visions, structures, cultures and operations. Jeanne helps people leverage their own strengths to create better services, stronger employees, and improved performance. Jeanne specializes in strategic planning, mergers, redesign, performance and quality improvement, teambuilding, and manager, supervisor, and employee retention and excellence.
E-mail: Jeanne@supin.com Phone: (828) 265-0367

Jeanna Thorpe, Thorpe Consulting

Thorpe Consulting, LLC, Jeanna has nearly 20 years of experience in behavioral health with extensive knowledge in the areas of publically funded managed care systems; provider network design, development and management; contract negotiation, management and production; provider relations; credentialing; project management; organizational assessment; state and federal regulatory compliance; housing grant management; and technical writing for proposal response.   Ms. Thorpe has a unique perspective of having consulted with non-profit and for profit providers of service, county and state governmental entities, and non-profit and for profit national and regional managed care entities, as well as serving as the Director of Network Operations in Arizona for a national managed care organization.  She has provided consulting services to state agencies, providers, and managed care organizations in Arizona, Kansas, Texas, Iowa, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Oregon, New Mexico, and Colorado, to name a few.  Ms. Thorpe most recently spent 13 months serving as Project Coordinator for a non-profit behavioral health crisis provider in the design and implementation of a three-phased crisis system enhancement project to include Title 36 Management, centralized Crisis Call Center, and Level I Subacute Crisis Response Center in Arizona. Responsibilities included implementation team leadership, project oversight, client relations, staffing model development, programmatic design, implementation and operations budget development, and selection, configuration, and implementation of telecom/information technology systems.

E-mail: jeanna.thorpe@cox.net Phone: (480) 272-4261