Project Leaders

Suzanne Dewey

Suzanne Dewey, with over twenty years experience, is a business development and marketing consultant. She focuses on helping organizations grow and flourish while defining their competitive distinctiveness. Suzanne has experience with multiple organizations within the healthcare spectrum including community hospitals, medical clinics, academic medical centers, hospital systems, private practices, new ventures and even a hospital association. Suzanne helps organizations create customer-focused strategies along with the tactical plan required for achievement. She has implemented physician relations, physician recruitment, marketing, customer relationship management and business development programs in both small and large organizations. Suzanne also has experience in fundraising and public relations. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College and graduated from Boston University with an M.B.A. in health care management.

David Romero

David Romero has spent his professional life in sales. He expanded his focus to help organizations develop and grow their sales by introducing new products and teaching new concepts. David started his sales career with a Fortune 100 company as a life insurance agent. He opened his own agency as an independent agent and has first hand experience selling life, health, disability and other employee benefit type products. More recently, David joined forces with a large sales organization in the southwest to develop their sales team from a single focus to a more versatile team able to offer more types of coverage to their clients. Combining his sales experience with significant analytical skills, David provides the Forté team with added perspective from the health insurance provider vantage point. David graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Business Administration and then earned his Chartered Life Underwriter designation from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Suzanne Stinson

Suzanne Stinson has worked along many different dimensions of health care finance, ranging from raising funds in the capital markets to financial operations and management. She has extensive experience in the traditional responsibilities of the CFO as well as information technology and strategic planning. She is intimately familiar with the challenges of managing key business relationships, developing long-range plans, and engaging and educating staff, management and boards in the generation of budgets and financial reports. Having spent most of the last 20 years in finance for non-profits, Suzanne has served as the chief financial officer as well as the director of financial planning and analysis. She worked on Wall Street primarily in investment banking with healthcare facilities, where she helped clients structure and issue bonds, as well as execute mergers and acquisitions. Suzanne has a Bachelor of Arts from University of Chicago and received an MBA in Finance from New York University.