The foundation of our success is based on solid leadership. Our executive team has extensive industry experience. Their dedication and commitment to total service excellence has contributed to our being one of the nation’s leading contract therapy providers.
877.508.3237 (ext. 111) • Email Paul
Paul Shaw, President and one of the original founders of Heritage Healthcare. Prior to starting Heritage, Paul had an extensive background in a variety of healthcare settings, ranging from physician practice management to COO of a large privately held contract therapy management company. He later served as a Vice President of one of the nation's largest therapy companies. His healthcare career started in 1984 and he has worked in the rehabilitation industry since 1989. Paul is responsible for providing the overall direction for the company and anticipating the many changes in the rehabilitation industry and positioning Heritage for those changes. Paul is recognized for his advocacy of resident care and his commitment to adequate reimbursement for those services and has served on many national committees in support of these issues. Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.
Executive Vice President
877.508.3237 (ext. 112) • Email Al
Al Eads, Executive Vice President and one of the original founders of Heritage Healthcare. Al has held various positions in the health care field since 1987. Prior to starting Heritage, Al held positions with two publicly traded and one privately held company. He has worked in the rehabilitation industry since 1992. Al leads Heritage's business development and marketing initiatives and has assisted Heritage in becoming one of the most unique, innovative and customer focused rehabilitation service providers in our industry. During his career in the rehabilitation industry, Al has served on many strategic planning task forces and committees in various states where Heritage provides its services. Al received his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C.
CPA, Chief Financial Officer
877.508.3237 (ext. 110) • Email Don
Don Tesner, a certified public accountant, has over 15 years of experience in finance and operations and brings his leadership and proven experience to lead HHI’s financial operations and capital raising initiatives as the company continues its aggressive expansion efforts. Preceding his position at HHI, Don served as the Chief Financial Officer of ISO Poly Films, Inc., and Vice President of Finance and Administration for ECP, Inc. Don began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick in Greenville, SC where he managed a diverse portfolio of public and private companies in manufacturing, healthcare and other industries. Additionally, he served as Controller for Wangner Systems Corp., a Greenville, SC-based paper machine clothing manufacturer. Don earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Furman University in Greenville, SC.
Leigh Ann Frick
PT, MBA, Chief Clinical Officer
877.508.3237 (ext. 113) • Email Leigh Ann
Leigh Ann has worked in long-term care since 1993 when she started her career as a physical therapist. Leigh Ann has been involved in clinical training, management, compliance, consulting, operations, and clinical program development and implementation. She was recently promoted to Chief Clinical Officer for Heritage Healthcare/HealthPRO. Leigh Ann's experience has focused on ensuring quality rehabilitation service delivery in the post-acute care industry while adapting to regulatory and reimbursement changes. Leigh Ann is committed to providing clinicians the tools and knowledge necessary to provide excellent clinical care to all of the populations served by Heritage Healthcare/HealthPRO. Leigh Ann received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from The Ohio University and her MBA from Clemson University (SC).
Vice President of Marketing
877.508.3237 (ext. 133) • Email Dan
Dan brings an extensive background in marketing, communications and senior management to Heritage Healthcare. Prior to joining Heritage, Dan was Vice President of Marketing for the largest laser vision correction company in North America. With extensive experience in healthcare marketing, he is responsible for setting and executing the marketing direction for the company. Working closely with the Executive Team, Dan continually looks for new, creative and effective ways to communicate to not only potential new accounts and associates but also to our current clients and associates. Dan received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University.
CPA, Director of Finance and Accounting
877.508.3237 (ext. 114) • Email Brent
Brent joined Heritage Healthcare in 2001 after having worked several years in public accounting in both fields of audit and tax. His attention to detail and fiscal responsibility have proven to be assets to the organization as he manages the Accounting and IT departments.Brent holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting focus from West Virginia University.
Director of Human Resources
877.508.3237 (ext. 119) • Email Lisa
Lisa brings to Heritage Healthcare more than 20 years of human resources experience. Lisa has a wealth of knowledge in the healthcare field specifically in the areas of benefits, employment practices and procedures. In addition to running the department, she provides leadership and guidance in the design, development, and implementation of HR programs including associate benefit plans, compensation, policies and procedures, and training and development. Lisa has served in the industry since 1990 and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from College of Charleston.