Meet the Team

We are driven by a deep bench of MSK leaders that are building the most elite physician-owned shared services organization.

Our Team Members

Alex Bateman

Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Executive Officer since 2020.
  • Prior to joining Resurgens Orthopaedics and United Musculoskeletal Partners, served as President of Operations for the Eastern Division of United Surgical Partners while serving as Executive Director for Resurgens.
  • Previously worked in corporate development at DaVita executing M&A transactions and joint ventures.

Clint Adams

Chief Financial Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer since February 2022.
  • Joined after spending the last 17+ years with Ardent Health Services, a 30-hospital system.
  • While CFO he oversaw all Financial functions during a period of significant growth at Ardent, growing from $2.5B to over $5B.

Jessica Holland

General Counsel

  • General Counsel of United Musculoskeletal Partners since 2021
  • Prior to joining United Musculoskeletal Partners, was attorney at Weathington, McGrew.

James Jackson

Chief Development Officer

  • Chief Development Officer since January of 2022.
  • 25+ years healthcare experience including 20+ in senior development and operating roles for United Surgical Partners International.

Peter Spivack

Chief Information Officer

Peter Spivack is a customer-centric Information Technology (IT) leader with over 25 years of experience building high-performing IT teams.

JT Hedges

Chief People Officer

Prior to joining United Musculoskeletal Partners, J.T. led the Human Resources and Internal Communications function at Landmark Health which became a part of Optum through an acquisition in 2022.

Drew Neumeyer

Chief Executive Officer - Colorado Market

Drew is the Chief Executive Officer of Colorado Market at United Musculoskeletal Partners.

With over 15 years of healthcare leadership experience, Drew will lead UMP's Colorado market which includes Panorama Orthopedics with 6 clinic locations, 3 ASCs, 1 joint venture hospital, and 9 physical therapy locations.

Deena Ombres

Chief Compliance Officer

Deena is the Chief Compliance Officer at United Musculoskeletal Partners. Prior to joining UMP, Deena spent over four years as Chief Compliance Officer for Springstone, a behavioral health system with 18 hospitals in nine states.

Raj Bholé, MD

Founding Physician Director

  • Chairman of the Board, Resurgens Orthopaedics since 2020.
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon with a certificate of added qualifications in hand surgery and fellowship trained in foot and ankle surgery.
  • 20th year with Resurgens Orthopaedics, 16th year as Physician Director.

Eric Slimmer

SVP, Corporate Development

Eric Slimmer joined United Musculoskeletal Partners in 2022 with 25 years of healthcare experience.

Judy Eustace

Vice President, Strategy and Growth

  • Vice President of Strategy and Growth since 2021.
  • Prior to joining United Musculoskeletal Partners, was Vice President of Service Line Strategy Team for United Surgical Partners.

Grace Riepe

Vice President, Business Operations

Grace is a results-oriented healthcare leader with extensive experience in strategic planning, operations, service line leadership, and value-based payments.

Ethan Lyell

Chief Revenue Officer

Ethan brings more than 20 years of healthcare experience in progressive leadership roles within four of the top ten healthcare systems. Ethan has spent much of his career working to transform the revenue cycle by helping providers improve financial and operating performance. He has a proven record of building successful teams and guiding companies through periods of innovation.

Bruce Candebat

Chief Accounting Officer

Bruce Candebat is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a 30-year history of working in the information technology and services industry in both public and private companies. Mr. Candebat is skilled in Management, Risk Management, Business Development, Business Process Improvement, and Variance Analysis.

Kenny Ellinger

VP of Surgical Services

Kenny is the VP of Surgical Services for United Musculoskeletal Partners, and is responsible for JV relationship management, ROI improvement, and utilization management.