The Tolan Group Recruits COO at Behavioral Health Solutions

December 4, 2023 – The Tolan Group (TTG) recently assisted in the placement Brian Martin as the new chief operating officer at Behavioral Health Solutions. Managing partner Rachel Gauthier and Mallory Schmidt, senior search consultant, led the assignment. Mr. Martin brings over two decades of invaluable healthcare experience, a proven track record in leadership, and a commitment to driving excellence in healthcare services. Behavioral Health Solutions is a leading provider of mental healthcare services dedicated to serving individuals with mental health needs. The organization, backed by Levitate Ridge Capital, continues to expand its reach and impact in the mental healthcare sector.

“We are thrilled to have secured Brian Martin as the new chief operating officer for Behavioral Health Solutions,” said LeGrand Lewis, founder of Levitate Ridge Capital. “His extensive experience and remarkable achievements in the healthcare industry make him the ideal candidate for this role. We believe that under his leadership, Behavioral Health Solutions will continue to thrive and provide exceptional mental healthcare services to individuals in need.”

Mr. Martin’s professional journey is marked by his proven leadership in the healthcare industry. He previously served as the CEO of HME Specialists, LLC, New Mexico’s largest independent Durable Medical Equipment (DME) healthcare provider and one of the largest providers in the Southwest. In this role, he demonstrated exceptional leadership, overseeing 475 employees and fourteen branch locations across three states, ensuring operational excellence.

During his tenure at HME Specialists, Mr. Martin built a senior leadership team consisting of key executives responsible for various aspects of the organization. This collaborative approach ensured a comprehensive strategy for addressing the organization’s goals and challenges. His expertise extends beyond day-to-day operations. He actively engaged in board discussions, quarterly meetings, and senior debt lending discussions and oversaw M&A and PE-related activities. Mr. Martin’s strategic vision and financial acumen significantly contributed to HME Specialists’ growth and success.

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Behavioral Health Solutions offers comprehensive behavioral health services including psychotherapy, psychiatric care, and medication management, and Suboxone treatment. We provide services for individuals currently residing in long term care and rehabilitation centers and in its outpatient program primarily via telehealth. Behavioral Health Solutions is a mental healthcare group comprised of licensed mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and clinical therapists.

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The Tolan Group is a Hunt Scanlon Top 50 healthcare and life sciences executive search firm. It provides recruiting services for clients and candidates serving the private equity market, focused on placing leadership for healthcare services, healthcare technology, and behavioral health.

The Tolan Group Recruits CFO for Pharmalogic Holdings
The Tolan Group (TTG) recently placed Mark Attarian as the new CFO of Pharmalogic Holdings Inc. Managing partners Kaye Johnson and Rachel Gauthier and senior search consultant Jennifer Chee led the assignment. “We were honored to work with Steve Chilinski, CEO of Pharmalogic, and his team on this engagement,” said Tim Russell, managing partner of The Tolan Group. “Due to Attarian’s successful track record of financial and operational success, our team believes he was the foremost candidate to help lead Pharmalogic to their next level of growth and expansion.”

Tim Tolan is founder, chairman, and managing partner of the firm. He is an experienced healthcare executive leading a healthcare-centric executive search and contract staffing firm serving healthcare services, healthcare tech, long-term care, and behavioral health. Mr. Tolan has multiple decades of experience in both privately held and publicly traded companies in a variety of leadership roles. He has deep PE expertise in placing executive leadership into portfolio companies across the healthcare sector.

Ms. Gauthier is vice president and practice leader for the healthcare software and services market and health plan and payer market. As a search consultant she partners with executives and hiring managers to find C-suite executives, EVPs, SVPs, VPs and sales, marketing and product management candidates. Ms. Gauthier has also placed entire leadership teams for early stage companies.

Ms. Schmidt joined The Tolan Group in 2021 as a project manager. She was named a senior search consultant in January. Before joining The Tolan Group, Ms. Schmidt spent seven years in various positions with Northwestern Mutual.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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