A Principal at Helms & Company, Inc., Brian has extensive experience working with physician practices, both independent and hospital-affiliated, on strategic, financial, and operational issues. A significant amount of his time has been spent as a contracted administrative leader for physician groups in New Hampshire. In addition to the contracted management, he works on a diverse array of projects, including practice evaluations, care model redesign, strategic planning and execution, process and quality improvement, and healthcare provider business valuations.
Prior to joining Helms & Company, Brian had a lengthy career managing independent and hospital-affiliated ambulatory practices. For a long stretch of time, he worked at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, where he began as a financial analyst and in various operational leadership roles. At the time he left Dartmouth-Hitchcock in 2014, he was the Regional Director of Operations, responsible for direct management of regional support services including quality and process improvement, measurement, materials management, facilities operations and patient access. Brian has also spent time in the management of capitated contracts as well as some time in information technology.
Brian is active in his community. He is a former treasurer of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester Board, having served on the Board from 2007-2016. He has served as the President of his homeowners association from 2013-2016. Brian is an assistant varsity basketball coach for Portsmouth Christian Academy at Dover.
When asked about his greatest accomplishments, Brian cites being part of building Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester, one of NH’s largest physician practice and his ability to balance career with family.
BS in Health Management and Policy – University of New Hampshire
MA in Health Administration – University of New Hampshire
MS in Healthcare Leadership – Dartmouth College, The Dartmouth Institute
Spending time with family, particularly outside in warm weather and near water!
Playing and coaching basketball
Playing the guitar and singing badly
Last Book Read:
“Bit by Bit: How P2P is Freeing the World” by Jeffrey Tucker
“Killing Jesus: A History” by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard