Features November 2022

Kimberlee Seah – Soleo Health

Est. reading time: 4 mins

A patient and her family were pleased when she was discharged from the hospital after receiving care for her endocarditis—the inflammation of the inner linings of her heart’s chamber and valves. However, she still needed follow up care—infusions of antibiotics—to prevent further infections. Finding a provider on short notice wasn’t easy—just getting insurance company approval […]

Santiago Lopez Aufranc – Newsan

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Despite the rocky Argentine economy, Newsan introduced Motorola’s new line of smart televisions in the country in April. That’s on top of the Motorola smartphones Newsan has been manufacturing since 2014. “A great partnership,” says Newsan’s legal manager, Santiago Lopez Aufranc. But, he laments, it’s being tested by circumstances beyond the company’s control. The Argentine […]

Oscar Arroyo – The Central America Bottling Corp.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When Oscar Arroyo joined The Central America Bottling Corp. in 1988, the Guatemalan company was known for bottling Pepsi. It’d been working with the soda giant since the 1940s and business was good. However, the newly appointed CEO and the new chairman of the board knew CBC needed to expand beyond its home country if […]

John Cheek – Tenneco

Est. reading time: 5 mins

At the start of 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic began, leaders at Tenneco decided to pause a  major company restructuring. The plan had been to split the company in two and create a spinoff called DRiV Incorporated, which would have specialized in ride performance and aftermarket solutions for cars and trucks. Tenneco manufactures automotive components […]

Fred Wolgel – Texas United Management

Est. reading time: 5 mins

How times have changed. When Fred Wolgel became Texas United Management’s first in-house lawyer in 2006, the chief executive officer told him there might not be enough to keep him busy at the family-owned business in Houston. “It soon became the standard punch line,” the good-natured Wolgel now says with a chuckle. “Once I got […]

Darrell Nathaniel Bridgers – Citigroup Global Markets Inc

Est. reading time: 4 mins

As a fan of TV’s popular legal shows like Perry Mason, L.A. Law and Suits, Darrell Nathaniel Bridgers had a romanticized view of the justice system and lawyers. Still, he understood at an early age that the real-world legal system wasn’t always fair. When he and his 13-year-old friends were running down a popular hangout […]

Christopher R. Miller – All American Healthcare

Est. reading time: 4 mins

The numbers don’t lie, and they add up to a nationwide nursing shortage that’ll only become more acute. Baby-boomers are aging—and ailing—straining the limits of healthcare as it’s now known. Nursing, made more demanding by COVID-19, is attracting fewer and fewer young women and men when they’re needed most. Healthcare researchers estimate a 10 to […]

Christy Neuhoff – St. Luke’s

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Established in 1902, St. Luke’s Health System is Idaho’s largest healthcare provider, and Christy Neuhoff has been leading the legal charge there for the last 15 years. Lately, as its senior vice president and chief legal officer, she’s helping the not-for-profit develop a health plan to be available in January 2023, though patients can start […]

Lesleigh Hall – St. Tammany Health System

Est. reading time: 3 mins

On a blustery Friday afternoon in 2022 when most people were thinking fondly of the weekend, Lesleigh “Les” Hall was pouring over 150 medical charts. She was auditing the charts to ensure St. Tammany Health System remained in compliance with the regulations of the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Administered under the Health Resources and Services […]

Mario Andres Salgado – Colas Group

Est. reading time: 4 mins

From asphalt plants and railroads in Chile to the new monorail line in Panama City, Mario Andres Salgado’s work as legal manager for the Latin America and Caribbean divisions of the Colas Group takes him places. That’s because meeting with engineers, contractors, plant managers and outside counsel is crucial to understanding the needs of the […]

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