Mary Jo Gorman brings established leadership capabilities as a Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. She has a proven record of launching and growing four companies that created value for investors in the health care services sector. Mary Jo Gorman recently began her role as CEO of Healthy Bytes, a company that connects registered dietitians to providers and employers. Prior to that, she served as Interim-CEO of TripleCare, the NYC-based leading provider of physician telemedicine services in the post-acute space. In December 2018, Curavi Health, Inc., a UPMC Enterprises portfolio company, acquired TripleCare. Ms. Gorman will join the Curavi Board of Directors.
Mary Jo was recruited to TripleCare in 2017 and asked by the board to evaluate future company opportunities. She proceeded to develop a comprehensive business strategy that doubled sales closes and increased revenue of 30% by focusing the product offering, standardizing pricing, and expanding into four new states. In alignment with the board and key stakeholders, she led the business through the change and sale process, subsequently identifying an investment banking firm and managing the sale process.
From 2014 to 2017 she was a founder and Lead Managing Partner at Prosper Capital in St. Louis, MO. This venture fund increased women entrepreneurs’ access to early growth capital and mentorship resources through the Prosper Startup Accelerator. The $3M fund raised from high net worth individuals invested in 29 women-led companies. She is an active angel investor with Golden Seeds, based in NYC and the St. Louis Arch Angels.
Her skills as an innovator are demonstrated across a career of launching successful healthcare companies. She founded and built the largest national telemedicine company in the Intensive Care Unit space, Advanced ICU Care, with revenue growth of 1200+%, patient growth of 1400+%, a run rate of nearly $40M, and positive EBIDTA in the year ended 2013. She successfully raised over $20M from venture capital firms. She recruited the leader team, forged partnerships, and cultivated an effective board for the first eight years of growth. Advanced ICU Care’s medical group was founded by Mary Jo in 1991 as one of the first outsourced critical care medical groups in the country. It was successfully sold to Advanced ICU Care.
Capitalizing on west coast trends, Mary Jo started one of the first hospitalist groups in the US. She grew this into the largest provider in St. Louis, with 180% growth over 20 months. She sold the company to IPC-The Hospitalist Company. While there, in increasingly responsible management roles, she led growth at the national level. Her responsibilities included building infrastructure in physician recruitment, training, quality monitoring, and operations, helping the company grow through de-novo, organic, and acquisition to $110M in revenue.
Widely recognized as a healthcare and entrepreneurial pioneer, Ms. Gorman received the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from Washington University’s Olin School of Business, the 2011 EY Entrepreneurial Winning WomenTM Class of 2011, and was named to the 2009 Top 25 Influential Women in Healthcare by Modern HealthCare Magazine. Her expertise is sought out for publications and speaking engagements.
Mary Jo earned an MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business in St. Louis, her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, and a BA in chemistry/biology, cum laude, from St. Louis University..