Biography - Giancarlo (John) Meazzo, M.A.  

Mr. Meazzo provides various consulting services to companies in various industries..    Clients are both nonprofit as well as for profit companies.  Mr. Meazzo provides “turn around” services as well as strategic planning, restructuring of the finance and operation departments; developed infrastructure systems such as implementing statistical reporting systems (Key Performance Indicators [KPI] or “dashboard”); financial modeling; productivity evaluation and management; budgeting and more.  Prior to GMA for approximately 6 years, Mr. Meazzo, was the CFO for Therapeutic Consulting Services), a physical, speech, occupational therapy company that included services of MFCCs and Dietitians with contracts in California with over 70 acute care hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. CFO for Therapy Centers, a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) with over 120 member physical offices and 3 owned rehabilitations centers which included radiology and multi-specialty physician services.  Held a CFO position for a Developmentally Developed multi discipline company with programs such as schools, residential care, work programs and day care, foster care and adoptions.  For approximately 15 years he held positions such as the Director of Finance (7 years) where he reported to the President of a California Managed Services Organization (MSO) with over 50,000 covered lives and an IPA/PPO in excess of 3000 medical providers.  Here he developed an IBNR system, responsible for risk share distributions, interacted with Medical Groups and IPAs, developed KPI, interacted with adjudication, UR and QA departments, merger analysis.  Director of Financial Analysis for a hospital chain with annual revenues in excess of $2 billion.   Here he managed a team of 10 financial analysts (MBAs, PhD, CPAs) responsible for feasibility studies, development of new finance related systems (DRGs, cost accounting for hospitals, contract pricing strategies), financial statements and budgeting for various large California hospitals as well as provided consulting services through its Health Care consulting division.  He also held Controller positions for the Los Angeles Orhopaedic Hospital (167 bed with large Rehabilitation Center) and Loma Linda Community Hospital (120 beds).   In this capacity as Controller he was responsible for accounting, financial management, Medicare and Medi-Cal cost reporting, rate setting, OSHPD reporting, independent audit management (top 4 audit firms), billing and collections and more, grant proposals.   Prior to these positions for approximately 6 years he worked in corporate accounting for Great American Insurance Company (multi billion), corporate accounting for American Funds Service and the Investment Company of America Group of Mutual Funds (multi billion).   Mr. Meazzo, received an A.A., B.A. and M.A. degrees in accounting and management.  He holds a California Real Estate license, a Fire and Casualty Insurance License, a Life and Annuity Insurance License (keeps active for consulting purposes).  He also provided his finance skills as the Treasurer of various not-for-profit organizations.