NES’ leadership team has decades of clinical and administrative experience and are a unique blend of board-certified emergency physicians, seasoned executives, and business innovators.
JENNIFER MOORE, CPA, MBA, MHA
Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Moore, CPA, MBA, MHA
Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer began her career working for Arthur Andersen’s healthcare division (now Andersen Worldwide). She subsequently worked in various financial and operational capacities for several health care organizations, including a previous term with NES as Controller. After earning her MBA and MHA at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Jennifer worked as Regional Market Manager for HCA’s North Florida Regional Medical Center. Subsequently, she served as System Controller for the Main Line Health System in Pennsylvania, which included three acute care hospitals, a rehabilitation hospital, a home health agency, hospice, and a primary care network. Jennifer is an accomplished financial manager with demonstrated success in financial operations and project management. She completed her BS in accounting at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts and is a licensed CPA.
CHRISTOPHER PEPIN, RN, BSN, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Chris brings over 15 years of healthcare practice to NES Health—including working in EDs from Maine to Hawaii that ranged in size from small rural, 4-bed departments to 60-bed tertiary trauma centers. He has worked in ICU settings and was a flight nurse in Alaska for nearly five years. His leadership roles have included Director of Emergency Department and EMS programs, while also undertaking a multi-facility Quality and Service Excellence position.
DR. STEVEN WEXLER, MD, FAAEM
Chief Medical Officer, Regional Medical Director
Dr. Wexler's Bio
As Chief Medical Officer for NES Health, Dr. Steven Wexler leads the overall clinical vision for the organization and provides guidance for physician leadership. Dr. Wexler, is engaged in defining the overall business strategy and direction of the organization and provides clinical oversight, expertise and leadership to ensure the delivery of quality healthcare services across all NES Health client hospitals.
In addition to Dr. Wexler’s role as CMO with NES Health, he also serves as the Regional Medical Director over the past seven years while also serving as Medical Director for Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, Connecticut. He previously worked as the Assistant Director and Quality Director for the Waterbury Hospital Emergency Department in Connecticut. Dr. Wexler also served as Assistant Clinical Instructor for Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons while working as the Assistant Residency Director for the St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Emergency Medicine Residency Program. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1993; completed his internship year in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in Bronx, New York; and went on to finish his residency and chief residency in emergency medicine at Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx.
DR. GILBERT PALMER
National Director of Hospital Medicine
Dr. Palmer's Bio