Solutionhealth is a 501 c-3 non-profit, governed by a volunteer board of trustees with support of leadership team that draws on knowledge and expertise of provider organizations. Founding members of SolutionHealth include Elliot Health System and Southern New Hampshire Health.

Who we are

SolutionHealth ACO

Our primary care provider collaboration dedicated to improving health of Medicare patients.


More than 700 primary care providers and clinical specialists offering community-based care throughout the region.

Medical, Ambulatory, Surgery and Walk-in Care Centers

Our network of inpatient, outpatient, ancillary and urgent-care services.


Clinical affiliations that assure patients have access to what they need.

Facts and figures


Board of Trustees

Dianne Mercier

Chair, Board of Trustees
People’s United Bank
President, NH

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Elliot Health System, Manchester  Immediate Past Board Chair
  • Rivier University, Nashua, NH   Board Chair
  • NH Center for Public Policy Studies  Vice Chair
  • RiverWoods at Exeter  Trustee/Treasurer
  • The New England Council   Board Member

Dianne lives in Manchester, NH, with her husband, John, and they have two grown children and two granddaughters.

The Honorable Clifford R. Kinghorn

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Senior Status Circuit Court Judge

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Six year member of Board of SNHHS, SNHMC and FMP
  • Former board memberships include: Hunt Home, Home Health And Hospice, and the Boys and Girls Club of Nashua
  • Served on the New Hampshire State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and as Co-chair of the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative
  • Served as City Corporation Counsel for the City of Nashua
  • Served in the United States Marines during Vietnam War; Was awarded the Purple Heart

Judge Kinghorn lives in Amherst with his wife, Laurie. They have two grandchildren who live in Colorado. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, sailing, golf, tennis and time with his grandsons.

Howard Brodsky

CCA Global Partners

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • SolutionHealth,  Board Member
  • Cooperatives for a Better World, Founder and Chairman
  • Floor Covering Industry Foundation,  Chairman
  • New Hampshire Better Business Bureau,  Chairman
  • Southern New Hampshire University,  Board Member
  • National Cooperative Business Association,  Board Member
  • NHPBS, Board Member
  • MFF, Morgan Franklin Fellowship, Board Member
  • ICDE, Institute for Cooperative Digital Economy, Board Member
  • Palace Theatre,   Emeritus
  • Former NH Institute of Art, Board Member

Howard lives in Manchester, NH, with his wife Joan, and has 2 grown sons. In his “spare” time, Brodsky serves his community as a justice of the peace, performing wedding ceremonies.  To date, he has a perfect record in this arena; the more than two dozen marriages he has performed all remain intact.

John Hession, CPA

Hession & Pare, P.C.

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Elliot Health System, Manchester Board Member
  • VNA Manchester & So. NH Board Member
  • Bedford Land Trust Board Member
  • Boston College Club of NH Board Member
  • Cape Cod Senior Softball League Board Member

John lives in Bedford with his wife Ann, and they have two grown children and also two grandchildren.

Lawrence M. Hoepp, MD, FACS

Elliot Health System
General and Vascular Surgeon

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Elliot Medical Staff  Immediate Past President
  • Department of Surgery  Former Chair
  • Elliot Board of Directors  Member

Larry has been a New Hampshire resident with his wife Patricia for 40 years and has 6 children and 6 grandchildren across the country from Montana to Maine.

Stephen Loosigian, DO

Elliot Health System

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Medical Staff President
  • Elliot Board of Directors Member

Stephen and his wife Kelly live in Concord. They have 3 children Avery, Daniel and Roffee, ranging in ages from 19 to 13.

Martha E. O’Neill, Esq.

Clancy & O’Neill, PA

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Member of Rivier University  Board of Trustees
  • President of Mary A. Sweeney Home  Board of Trustees
  • Clerk of Nutt Hospital Fund  Board of Trustees
  • Chairperson of Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund
  • Member of Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Member of NH Charitable Foundation – Nashua Region Board
  • Vice President of Wellesley College Class of 1979
  • Former board memberships include: Currier Museum Advisory Council, Girls Incorporated, Pennichuck Corporation and Nashua Senior Center

Martha lives in Merrimack, NH and in her spare time enjoys swimming, running and playing the piano.

Timothy C. Sullivan, Esq.

Hitchiner Manufacturing
Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Services

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Board of Directors, Maine Counsel of Self-Insurers (1992 – 1995)
  • State of New Hampshire Compensation Appeals Board (1996- 1999 )
  • Board of Directors, Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce (2004 – 2008)
  • President, Investment Casting Institute – (January 2019 to present, Vice President 2017 – 2018)
  • Board of Trustees, Aircraft Builders Council (February 2019 – present)
  • SNHHS Board of Trustees Member

Tim lives with his wife, Kathie in Southern New Hampshire. They have two grown children, and two grandchildren. In his spare time, Tim enjoys swimming, fishing, gardening and boating.

Timothy Whitaker

TD Bank
Director of Middle Market Banking for Northern New England

Civic and Charitable Activities:

  • Board member and past chairperson of the Board, Southern New Hampshire Health
  • Board member and treasurer, Nashua Chamber of Commerce
  • Previous board member, Greater Nashua Boys and Girls Club

Tim has lived in Merrimack, NH with his wife Christina for the last 25 years along with his two adult children. He is an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his children.

Executive Leadership

Bradley Kreick

Chief Executive Officer

Brad has served in multiple executive management roles in publicly traded and privately held healthcare provider and payor organizations throughout his career. He comes to SolutionHealth with more than 25 years of healthcare business management experience, with prior executive leadership positions at Apria Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans and Healthsource, Inc. He is a native of southern New Hampshire and brings a wealth of experience in strategy, business development, and network management. As CEO, Brad is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction that will position SolutionHealth’s future growth and success. He will work in collaboration with executive leadership at member organizations to provide resources needed to deliver care for patients and support for employees.

Greg Baxter, MD

Chief Clinical Officer
President, Elliot Health System

Dr. Baxter, a board-certified emergency medicine physician, was named President of Elliot Health System after serving for 10 years as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Baxter has been with Elliot Health System since 2003 when he joined and led the emergency physician provider group, growing it to 17 physicians and 10 advanced care providers by 2008. At that time, he was named Vice President of Medical Affairs serving as a liaison to the medical staff, Elliot Board of Directors, and management. In 2009, Dr. Baxter was appointed Chief Medical Officer and has served in this leadership role for nine years. In 2020, he took on the role of Chief Clinical Officer.

Thomas E. Wilhelmsen, Jr.​

Interim President, Southern New Hampshire Health

Tom has returned to Southern NH Health in the interim president role to lead the organization as it continues caring for the community, expanding services to meet the community’s needs, and charting a course for the future as a founding member of SolutionHealth.

Tom previously served as President and CEO of Southern NHHealth for 28 years until his 2016 retirement. Under his tenure, Southern NH Health grew from a small community hospital to an essential fully integrated health care delivery system, inclusive of Southern New Hampshire Medical Center and Foundation Medical Partners. He also oversaw the organization’s clinical affiliation agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital.

Before joining Southern NH Health in 1988, Tom was Vice President of Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation and CEO of Memorial Hospital in Meriden, Connecticut. Tom began his career in 1975 at Glens Falls Hospital in New York after completing a graduate degree in health care management.

Joe Felkner, MHA

Chief Financial Officer

Joe joined SolutionHealth in May of 2020 an interim financial advisor. In September of 2020 he was named Chief Financial Officer. Joe is an accomplished leader with 35 years in the health care industry. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Health First, an integrated delivery network based in Rockledge, Florida. In the past, he has also practiced as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Ohio. He earned both his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and his Master of Health Administration from The Ohio State University.

John Friberg, Esq.

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel

John joined Elliot Health System in 2007 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. During his tenure at Elliot, John held a number of leadership positions in addition to his role as General Counsel, including Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Elliot Health System, he was a partner in the national law firm of Nixon Peabody and an intelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.

William Lewkowski

Chief Information Officer

Prior to joining SolutionHealth in January 2019, Bill was a member of the leadership team of Metro Health, part of University of Michigan Health, a multi-hospital health system where he served most recently as Chief Strategy Officer, a role preceded by 21 years as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Bill is leading SolutionHealth’s roll-out of an integrated EMR, Epic – the gold standard in the health care industry.

Stephen Norton

Chief Strategy Officer

Steve most recently served as the Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning at the Elliot Health System, a member of SolutionHealth. He is the former Executive Director of the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies, a private non-profit and non-partisan think tank engaged in health, education, and other state policy, whose mission was to enhance and enrich conversations on issues of critical importance to New Hampshire’s future. In addition to his many speaking engagements and research projects, Steve has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire. Prior to joining the Center in 2005, he worked for the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, most recently as the State’s Medicaid director. Between 1990 and 1998, he worked as a Research Associate at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC where he conducted health services research.

Leonard Pansa

Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Lenny is a senior-level healthcare human resources leader with considerable experience throughout New England. He joined SolutionHealth as interim CHRO in October 2021 after eighteen years with Trinity Health. Most recently he served for five years as Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer for Trinity Health of New England and the Northeast region of Trinity Health. The region includes acute care hospitals as well as significant provider groups in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Lenny is returning to New Hampshire after nineteen years, where he previously served as Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for Southern New Hampshire Health. He was a member of the SNHH leadership team for twenty years with increasing levels of responsibility. He earned his undergraduate in Health Administration from Providence College and a Graduate Degree in Health Administration from George Washington University. 

System Leadership

Scott Cote

Vice President, Facilities and Operations

Sidi Cuko

Vice President, Supply Chain and Ancillary Services

Dawn Fernald

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Colin McHugh

Senior Vice President, Chief Value Officer

Beverly Primeau

Vice President, Surgical Services