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Pathway Healthcare's
Board Members

Scott Olson, CEO

Scott Olson has more than 20 years of diverse legal and business experience. Scott began his professional career at Andrews Kurth, LLP, as an Associate Attorney, and he remained at the firm from 1998 to 2002. From 2002 to 2003, he occupied the role of Managing Partner with Larson King, LLP.

Scott then founded the Dallas office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm, and assumed the role of Managing Shareholder of the Greenberg Traurig Dallas office. He also served as Global Co-head of Greenberg’s Structured Finance & Derivatives Group, representing banks, borrowers, investors, servicing companies, and other parties.

From 2006 to 2010, Scott was Co-founder and a Managing Director of PBL, an asset-based hedge fund that managed over $1 billion in investments. Since 2010, he has taken on the role of operator, advisor, and/or investor in a variety of business opportunities.

Scott attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and won the Hugo Black Fellowship Award and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award. He also holds a JD from Vanderbilt Law School and for three years served on the Vanderbilt Law School Board of Directors.

Before college, Scott served our country in the USAF.

Scott is committed to philanthropic involvement.  He serves on several boards, including Children’s Hunger Fund, Esperanza International, and MasterCares/Grace Bridge.

Scott and his wife, Erin, have been married since 2000, and have three children.

Dr. Stephen Taylor - Director of Behavioral Care

Dr. Stephen Taylor is a thoughtful and articulate psychiatrist with over 20 years of practice experience.  Dr. Taylor’s life’s work and greatest passion, both as a quadruple-board-certified practitioner, and as an educator and presenter to numerous varied audiences, has been to provide education and specialized care to adolescent and young adult patients and their families afflicted with drug and alcohol addictions and general psychiatric disorders.

An honors graduate of Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in History and Science, Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine.  He then earned a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.  After pursuing “Triple Board” residency training in pediatrics, general psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in New York, Dr. Taylor completed subspecialty fellowship training in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Treatment at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center.

Dr. Taylor is a certified Medical Review Officer, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC).   He is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), and a member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the International Society of Sport Psychiatry.

Currently, Dr. Taylor is completing his tenth year as the Medical Director of the Player Assistance/Anti-Drug Program of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), a Program Dr. Taylor designed and implemented.  Dr. Taylor and his wife, Dr. Angela Taylor, have been married since 1988 and have two wonderful, adult children, Nia and Jamal.

Dr. Michael Turner

Dr. Michael Turner is currently an OB/GYN in private practice as a partner/owner of Physicians and Surgeons, a multispecialty medical practice based in Amory, MS.  Dr. Turner graduated from Penn State University College of Medicine and then completed his residency in OB/GYN at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center. After 8 years of active duty with the US Navy, he began working with Brent Boyett in the treatment of addiction patients while continuing his primary role as an OB/GYN in private practice.

His passion for treatment of addiction patients grew steadily as he began seeing an increase in the number of untreated pregnant patients with opioid addiction. Dr. Turner is actively focused on educating the medical community about the care of addiction in the obstetric population and neonate. He is currently  developing programs for the treatment of pregnant opioid dependent patients in conjunction with Pathway Healthcare.

Dr. Turner is a board certified OB/GYN and Fellow of ACOG and continues to have a busy medical practice where he specializes in minimally invasive GYN surgery, menopausal care and urogynecology. He also consults and trains physicians for Braeburn Pharmaceuticals.

He and his wife have five children, 3 biological and 2 adopted. They are actively involved in their local church and passionate about overseas medical missions in rural Africa.

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 to 1995, and in the U.S. Senate from 1995 to 2007 where he was known as one of the most successful government reformers in our history.

Rick Santorum is also the author of the New York Times bestseller It Takes a Family, American Patriots: Answering the Call to Freedom and Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America that Works.

Rick and his wife, Karen, have been married since 1990 and are the parents of seven wonderful children: Elizabeth, John, Daniel, Sarah Maria, Peter, Patrick and Isabella.

In 2012, Rick and Karen co-founded Patriot Voices, a grassroots and online community of Americans committed to finding ways to restore the American dream for hardworking families. Patriot Voices has impacted a number of economic, social and national security issues by mobilizing its army of grassroots volunteers.

Ray Maldonado

Ray Maldonado was a loyal and dedicated Associate of In-N-Out Burger for over 50 years. He spent 46 of those years in management, senior management for 23 years, and executive management for 14 years. Ray has been committed to the leadership and development of others for the past 25 years. He has been instrumental in opening and developing three new markets for In-N-Out Burger, including Texas.

People development and mentoring leaders is his first priority and main objective. His passion for leadership, teamwork and helping others reaches across all areas of his professional and personal life. His involvement with his church and men’s ministry exemplifies his desire to assist and develop others. Ray enjoys spending quality time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

Peter Handy

In 2001, Peter Handy founded Advantix Digital, one of the nation’s first digital marketing and SEO firms.  Advantix Digital is a four time Google All-Star putting them in the top 0.5% of agencies in the U.S.

Peter is also the co-owner and Managing General Partner of Star Media Group and is co-managing partner of ASI.  He is credited with building Star Media into the largest radio investment-banking firm in the world.

Peter is consistently active and visible in a variety of industry associations and publications.  He has been a featured speaker at the National Association of Broadcasters meetings, Radio Advertising Bureau, Kagan Seminars, Texas Association of Broadcasters and the New York Association of Broadcasters.

Peter attended Union College receiving a Bachelor of Arts.  He and his wife, Christine, have been married for over 20 years, and they have two sons.

Dan Boeckman

In 1995, Dan Boeckman and Greg Greene formed Turtle Creek Holdings to acquire and reposition distressed assets, develop real estate and remediate environmentally challenged real estate. He  has overseen the acquisition, development  of numerous real estate projects and has founded and financed numerous private companies all with a value well in excess of a billion dollars.

Dan has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sewanee, The University of the South and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia University.  Dan is a member of the Executive Board of Regents at Sewanee, The University of the South where he chairs the budget and finance committee, He is a member of the Executive Board of the SMU Libraries, and is on the Board of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts. He is a past member of the executive board of the Dallas Museum of Art, past president of the Mexico Institute and a member of the Dallas Assembly.

Greg Greene

Greg Greene, partner in Turtle Creek Holdings, started his career in the investment banking business and has experience in corporate finance, municipal finance, and real estate finance as a pioneer in the asset-backed securities field, having originated, structured and marketed some of the first CMO and CMBS transactions. In these capacities, he was involved in financing over $1 billion in assets.  He also served as an advisor to the RTC on the first successful sale of Savings and Loan assets.  In 1991, Mr. Greene formed Brazos River Leasing L.P., which eventually grew to over $1 billion in assets.

In the early nineties, Greg Greene and Dan Boeckman formed Turtle Creek Holdings (TCH) to acquire and reposition distressed assets. Since that time, TCH partners have been involved in the acquisition and financing of billions of dollars of assets in real estate, energy and operating companies. Turtle Creek Holdings, through various affiliates, has also purchased over $300 million of assets in Asia. In 2005, Turtle Creek Holdings partnered with Brook Partners to develop a $200 million luxury residential high rise in Dallas, Museum Tower.

Greg has been actively involved in the revitalization of Downtown Dallas, and Turtle Creek Holdings was a recipient of the Chautauqua Award from the Dallas Heritage Society for its work on the conversion of the Tiche-Goettinger (Joske’s) department store into a mixed-use facility consisting of retail, lofts and the Universities Center at Dallas.

Greg has a Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and an MBA from the Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where he recently served on the Alumni Board.

Chad Eckhardt, Counsel

Chad Eckhardt is a partner in Frost Brown Todd’s regulated business group and Vice Chair of the Health Care Industry group.

Chad’s focus on the health care industry provides him an opportunity to advise businesses and health care entities in corporate matters, formation and structuring, contract negotiation, and regulatory compliance.  He works with publicly traded and privately owned health care entities, including a wide range of not-for-profit organizations.

He has assisted numerous hospitals, physician practices, ancillary service providers and related entities on mergers, acquisitions and clinical integrations and issues pertaining to Stark, Anti-Kickback, billing compliance, Recovery Auditor programs, HIPAA, licensing, Health Care reform and other regulatory and transactional aspects of the industry.

Chad also advises not-for-profit organizations on governance and policy issues, IRS compliance, and Form 990 issues.  Prior to graduating from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Chad taught English at the secondary and collegiate levels.

David Hough

David Hough, is a seasoned financial executive with more than 22-years of financial and management experience. Before joining Pathway Healthcare as Chief Financial Officer, David was the Chief Financial Officer for KLEAN Treatment Centers. A multi-state operator of residential and outpatient addiction centers located in California, Oregon, and Washington.

Prior to his appointment with KLEAN, most of David’s career was as a banker and investor, during which time he was involved in originating, structuring and underwriting more than $10B of transactions on behalf of multiple international financial institutions.

Throughout his career, David’s expertise has been in advising owners and operators of companies on the structuring of transactions involving new and emerging asset classes.  He has advised and financed numerous mergers & acquisitions, recapitalizations, divestitures and spin-offs across multiple industry sectors.

David graduated from Bucknell University with Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Economics.

Michael Heifetz

Michael Heifetz has demonstrated a propensity for leading successful initiatives in both the private and public sectors since the beginning of his career nearly 30 years ago.

Michael’s experience includes leading Nebraska Total Care, an 80,000 member Medicaid health plan through a complete financial and quality turnaround in a short time. Prior to Nebraska Total Care, Michael served as Wisconsin State Medicaid Director, successfully leading the efforts to integrate Medicaid and long term care both holistically and operationally, enhancing pay for performance and care delivery accountability, improving access to mental health and behavioral health care, and providing Medicaid expertise to federal officials during health reform discussions.

Michael also served as the Wisconsin State Budget Director for three years, running the budgeting, financial services and policy analysis functions for the Executive Branch, including working directly with the Governor to develop the $80 billion state biennial budget and ensuring implementation.

Prior to these senior positions in state service, Michael served as the Vice President for Government Affairs for Dean Clinic and SSM Health Care of Wisconsin (now SSM Health), the parent company of eight wholly-owned and affiliated hospitals, numerous clinics, an award-winning health plan and a PBM.  In that role, Michael worked closely with federal and state elected and appointed officials to address many health care issues, including access, cost and quality improvement.

He was also a key strategist for Dean and SSMW in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and a national speaker on that topic.