Claude D. Chevance
Chief Financial Officer
Claude joined Pediatric Associates as Chief Financial Officer on March 26, 2019. He is responsible for leading the Finance organization including Financial Planning and Analysis, Healthcare Economics, Controllership, Treasury and Tax.
Claude brings extensive health care industry experience and insight to his role. He has worked in the health care services industry in finance leadership roles focused on strategy and operations. His specialization as a finance leader spanned health plans, managed care and integrated delivery networks, and providers.
Prior to joining Pediatric Associates, he served Summit Partners as Chief Financial Officer for Highland Acquisition Holdings, LLC. He served Optum – United Health Group as OptumCare Southern California Regional Chief Financial Officer and Chief Financial Officer of North American Medical Management, part of OptumCare. Prior to Optum, he was Chief Accounting Officer of the Aveta Group and was Chief Financial Officer of MMM Holdings, part of Aveta Inc.
Before moving into health care services, Claude held senior corporate finance roles in the financial services sector and managed audit engagements for KPMG, also with a specialization in financial services. He holds an MBA, with a concentration in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Materials Management from Arizona State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Chief Strategy Officer
Michael Manocchio joined Pediatric Associates in December 2018 as Chief Strategy Officer. At Pediatric Associates, Mr. Manocchio is leading a collaborative effort to execute on an aggressive organic and inorganic growth strategy. Prior to joining Pediatric Associates, Mr. Manocchio served as the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at HealthSun Health Plans, an integrated Medicare Advantage plan with over 50,000 lives and 15 wholly-owned medical centers in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. At HealthSun, he oversaw their business development, financial planning & analysis and medical economics functions and was instrumental in HealthSun’s acquisition by Anthem (NYSE: ANTM) and subsequent integration activities.
Prior to his time at HealthSun, Mr. Manocchio held a series escalating roles with Oppenheimer’s Healthcare Investment Banking team where he covered the managed care and healthcare services sectors. Mr. Manocchio left Oppenheimer as an Executive Director, having closed over 25 M&A transactions valued in excess of $4.0 billion.
Mr. Manocchio began his investment banking career at Wachovia Securities after having earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma with concentrations in finance and economics. Mr. Manocchio earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Florida State University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.