Gene Preston

Gene has over 28 years of healthcare experience in healthcare financial management and operations. His work experience has touched nearly every financial and operational aspect of the healthcare delivery system.  He is an active board member of three healthcare-related entities and acts as an advisor to several organizations regarding the financing of healthcare. He has spoken on a variety of healthcare and insurance financing topics across the country.

Gene leverages his experience as a former Chief Operating Officer of a national health plan in order to create business partnerships with payers and providers. By maintaining strong, cooperative relationships with payers, he has been able to foster a solid working relationship and align payer and provider incentives through many quality and pay-per-performance programs.

In his executive leadership role in the operations of the Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Health Academic Medical Center, he provided physician alignment strategies with various specialties and sub-subspecialties. His division created the first Accountable Care Organization in West Virginia with both the University practice plan and private physicians groups.