nTelagent hires Glasgow as CSO
Local revenue cycle software development firm nTelagent has hired Merle Glasgow  as chief sales officer.
Glasgow has more than 25 years of experience in providing technology and service-based solutions to the health care industry with a focus on revenue cycle, ecommerce and workflow solutions. Since 2007, he has served as vice president of sales and marketing for ARx, a Franklin-based revenue cycle company.
Prior to his work at ARx, Glasgow helped lead a number of health care technology and service companies, including nTelagent, where he was involved in the rollout of the company’s initial technology platform. He also spent seven years as general manager with Montreal-based Future Electronics Corp.’s division in San Jose, Calif.
“Merle Glasgow is a career-long healthcare technology and revenue cycle executive who brings tremendous leadership to nTelagent,” Hal Andrews, nTelagent CEO, said in a news release. “His decades of experience in the healthcare industry will be valuable as we continue to expand our national sales team to meet the growing demand for our technology.”
Chavez to oversee South Carolina entity
The South Carolina Power Team has named Clarksville-Montgomery Economic Development Council CEO James Chavez as its president and CEO, effective in August.
Chavez, who recently announced his resignation with C-MEC, will replace retiring South Carolina Power Team President Ralph Thomas
While overseeing the Clarksville-Montgomery Economic Development Council, Chavez facilitated more than $2.85 billion in capital investment and created more than 3,000 direct jobs since taking the position in 2004.
“My professional path has allowed me to serve metropolitan, suburban and rural communities, and I believe my experience will provide an avenue to quickly connect and identify the best ways I can serve each area of the state,” Chavez said in a release. “The Power Team has an outstanding track record. Honoring the organization's legacy of leadership and service to communities will be critically important, while harnessing the opportunity to build teams and alliances that will deliver even more value to the Palmetto State.”
The Columbia-based South Carolina Power Team represents the electric cooperatives and the South Carolina Public Service Authority (a state-owned electric and water utility) in their industry recruitment efforts for South Carolina.
NextGxDx appoints board members
NextGxDx Inc. has appointed James Lackey and Charles Byrge to the company’s board of directors.
Lackey is the CEO and chairman of Complete Holdings Group, Inc., and is the current chairman and former CEO of Passport Health Communications, Inc.
Byrge serves as CEO and president of Harpeth Capital, LLC, and is an incoming board member for the Nashville Healthcare Council.
“We are fortunate to be able to add such high caliber talent to our board at this early stage of our company. The proven leadership, experience and business savvy that Jim and Chuck bring to NextGxDx will be key to executing our vision for the business,” said Dr. Mark Harris, CEO of NextGxDx.
NextGxDx Inc. provides an online genetic testing marketplace for health care professionals and hospitals.
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