DALLAS – June 30, 2020 – abeo, a leader in physician-focused billing and practice management solutions, today announced that Rob Sutton, CPA, has been appointed to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Sutton has responsibility for the strategic and tactical financial functions of abeo, serving as a partner for the CEO and leadership team and as an ambassador to investors. Having previously served as abeo’s interim CFO and VP of Finance and Accounting, Sutton will continue to play a key role in strengthening abeo’s market position.
Sutton brings to his new role 30 years of experience in finance, accounting, consulting and leadership, spanning public and private equity companies for national and global enterprises. Previously, he served as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at Anthelio Healthcare Solutions (an Atos Business), where he successfully led mergers and acquisition activities and pioneered financial forecast tools. Sutton also served in leadership roles at Sizmek (an Amazon company) and Intervoice (a Synnex/Concentrix company), bolstering the financial performance and success of these companies.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to continue my work with abeo to enhance and support the company’s mission, leadership, partners, and clients,” said Sutton. “Healthcare professionals are facing economically challenging times, so the need for revenue optimization is greater than ever, and I am proud to continue supporting abeo as we develop capabilities to better prepare the company and its clients for the future.”
In his role as interim CFO, Sutton helped lead the development of abeo’s COVID-19 business continuity plan. His authorship of new analytic and planning tools assisted the company in navigating the challenges posed by the pandemic. Looking ahead, Sutton will focus on driving growth and operational optimization as demand increases for abeo’s breakthrough billing and revenue management solutions.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have such a talented financial leader on board and honored to have Rob become a permanent member of our executive leadership team,” said Michael O’Boyle, CEO of abeo. “Rob has played a major role in allowing us to manage the ebbs and flows of a tumultuous market over the last few months, and has provided proactive operational expertise. He has been a strong team player and a trustworthy partner, and he will continue to strengthen our business for years to come.”
About abeo Management Corporation, LLC:
abeo provides advisory, analytics, management, billing and collections, and technology solutions to solve financial and practice management challenges faced by physician specialties like anesthesia, in which the company has traditionally specialized. abeo improves business performance and clinical documentation challenges for private practices, surgery centers, hospitals and health systems. With real-time case tracking, computer-assisted coding using artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP), and the most widely used billing platform among anesthesia providers, abeo’s suite of technology solutions solves complex specialty revenue challenges. Learn more at abeo.com.
abeo Management Corporation (abeo) serves as a leading source of revenue cycle management and practice management with a specialization in anesthesia. The company leverages its people, processes, and software to serve independent practices, surgery centers, hospitals and healthcare systems with a scope of services that include billing, coding, transcription, practice management, and business consulting.