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Brad Maughan

Brad is a Regional Director at CyberForce|Q working with healthcare and other critical infrastructure organizations, to provide a better approach to cybersecurity.  With over 20 years of experience focused on Healthcare, IT Security, Privacy and Telecommunications, he is passionate about helping organizations successfully manage the evolving cybersecurity landscape.  Before joining CyberForce|Q, Brad worked in data privacy and with an emerging startup providing cyber risk management services to health systems.  He is a certified Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) and a frequent volunteer at a 99-bed hospital near his home.  Helping organizations protect patient data and improve patient outcomes continues to drive and animate his efforts.


Wayne Pierce

Wayne is an established cybersecurity consultant with over 26 years of experience in cybersecurity, skilled in information security program implementation, quantifiable measurement, and strategic advancement. He helps implement quantifiable information security programs with guaranteed improvement as well as successfully guides organizations through the alignment of security controls and regulatory requirements. Examples include CIS CSC 18, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, CMMC, and HIPAA. Wayne has helped organizations develop policies, procedures, reporting capabilities, and metrics to support program requirements. He collaborates with client leadership to develop reasonable and effective security strategies leading to the implementation of security technology integrations for real-time-audit of security controls. His professional certifications include Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO).

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Heidi Kocher, Esq

Ms. Kocher is a partner with Liles Parker and has over 20 years of experience in health care legal and compliance-related issues, representing all kinds of health care providers of all size.  Her experience includes serving as a chief privacy officer and interim chief compliance officer at a medical device manufacturer. She also served as an outside compliance expert to a hospital and a clinical laboratory that were under Corporate Integrity Agreements.  She has significant reimbursement experience, responding to and defending audits, addressing coverage policy issues, challenging denials, recoupments, and loss of billing privileges, obtaining HCPCS codes, and other reimbursement related issues.  Her experience also includes implementing Corporate Integrity Agreements, guiding clients through voluntary self-disclosures and seeking advisory opinions from the OIG.  In acknowledgement of her expertise, Ms. Kocher has served as a lecturer in the Biomedical Engineering department at the University of Texas at Dallas.  Ms. Kocher is licensed in Texas and Maryland and Certified in Healthcare Compliance.   


Mike Simione

Michael joined the SimiTree team in 2011 and has over 12 years of healthcare consulting experience. As Managing Director of Financial Consulting for SimiTree, Michael Simione heads a team of financial experts whose work leads the nation each year in the number of cost reports prepared for Medicare-certified hospice agencies. In addition,he also collaborates with SimiTree’s growth and operational teams to assist hospice agencies with strategic planning and operational assessments that allow organizations to leverage their strengths while simultaneously addressing their weaknesses in order to improve financial performance.  Simione’s areas of expertise include, budgeting, data analytics and benchmarking, and his extensive work with SimiTree has included development of comprehensive financial, clinical, and staffing analysis tools to improve client efficiencies and financial performance.  Michael Simione has a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry from Bucknell University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Quinnipiac University.

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Shane Donaldson

Shane is founder and CEO of Pinnacle Home Care, a twelve-agency Home Health enterprise providing services throughout Florida. Pinnacle is the largest privately held Home Health agency in the state.
As a Physical Therapist with 30 years of clinical and administrative experience, Shane has worked internationally (in Australia, New Zealand and the UK) gaining exposure to differing health systems and delivery philosophies.
Shane’s passion lies in the area of corporate culture and staff engagement, grounded by the belief that a corporation can be a force for the greater good of the communities and people it serves.
Shane is an active member of YPO and Vistage and is a graduate of Curtin University (Western Australia) with a BSc in Physiotherpy.
In his spare time, Shane loves to spend time with his son (Cameron) as they share a common love for “anything with an engine”.

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