MEET THE TEAM
Wendy Gutterson, M.S.
Founder and CEO
As President of Physician Management Resources, Wendy Gutterson brings more than 20 years of practice leadership to medical offices all over the country. She has worked in solo physician offices and as well as multi-site, multi-specialty practices with more than 100 providers. A natural problem solver, Wendy is dedicated to operational excellence.
Wendy’s financial and operational know-how springs from nearly three decades of practice leadership experience. Prior to launching Physician Management Resources, Wendy worked in large and small physician practices, as well as academic departments at Tufts Medical Center, Lahey Clinic, Cambridge Health Alliance and Hebrew SeniorLife.
A frequent speaker on management topics, Wendy serves on faculty of the Harvard Medical School Women's Leadership Conference, where she offers a finance workshop for physician leaders. Wendy is also a chapter leader of Believe Inspire Grow a women's empowerment and networking organization.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Wendy holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a graduate degree in health care administration from Simmons College, Boston where she is an honorary trustee and member of the Dean’s Advisory Council.
Remi is a detail-oriented team player. She has served in high-level support roles for executives in the legal, security and technology fields. Remi’s experience in these support roles allows her to bring an advanced level of organizational and communication skills, as well as a professional drive for excellence, to all she does.
Remi grew up in Brooklyn, NY and has lived in Massachusetts for 20 years. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Vassar College and holds a Master’s degree from the University of London. She is a WNBF Bodybuilding Pro. In her free time, she enjoys strength training, spin classes, baking and fun family adventures with her husband and 3 teenagers.
Remi Dansinger, M.A.
Director of Administration
Fiona Ineson is a health care professional with experience in various avenues of the healthcare industry. She started her career more than 20 years ago as a Nurse Assistant while obtaining her nursing degree from Griffith University- Queensland, Australia. Although her career was mostly served as a surgical nurse in Australia, Fiona has clinical experience in a variety of medical and surgical specialties. Upon relocating to the USA, Fiona gained valuable insight into the American healthcare system by working in academic medicine in California.
Fiona left nursing to spend more time with her young family but has continued to stay involved in the health industry by working as a medical administrator. Fiona’s extensive administrative knowledge base, hands on clinical, eye for detail, and her persistence make her a successful credentialing manager.
Fiona Ineson, R.N.
Director of Special Projects
Nikki has worked in the financial arena for over 20 years, in both corporate and non-profit sectors. She is Quickbooks Certified and has passed the National Certification Exam on Medical Billing and Coding. Nikki enjoys working with clients to help them grow their businesses and looks forward to bringing her enthusiasm and expertise to each practice we serve.
When not at work, Nikki enjoys spending time with her family, both exploring Massachusetts as well as traveling to other fun destinations. She also keeps busy with various volunteer and community service activities and can often be found poolside, cheering on her children’s swim team!
Revenue Cycle Manager
Human Resources Manager
Melissa’s background includes more than 20 years of leadership and human resources management experience. Prior to joining Physician Management Resources, Melissa worked at Combined Jewish Philanthropies and Brandeis University, in the fields of leadership coaching and development.
Her area of expertise includes employee coaching, recruitment, and organizational development. She works with practices throughout the country to optimize staff and develop high-performing teams.
Melissa holds a B.A. degree in English from Brandeis University, and a M.S.W. from Yeshiva University. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management and enjoys working with a diverse client population to maximize workplace productivity and satisfaction.
When not at work, Melissa enjoys cooking, reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
With over 10 years of experience working as a Consultant for CPT, HCC and ICD-10 in the area of Medical Chart Auditing and Education, Lauren has experience with both commercial and community health centers in New England. She is CPC and PCA certified and has worked in the fields of Primary Care, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Podiatry, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Physiatry, Nursing Home, Nutrition and OBGYN. Lauren is also the Chief Operations Officer for a jointly owned medical scribe company, Scribe Partners, Inc. She is proud to bring a wealth of medical administrative knowledge and an eye for the precision required to document, code and chart the medical experience to her role of Coding Specialist.
Lauren has a cocker spaniel named Butters that she adores and, in her free time, likes to read, travel and exercise.
Coding and Compliance Specialist
Revenue Cycle Manager
A 40 year veteran of the healthcare industry, Deborah began her career as a Medical Assistant at the University Hospital in Boston, MA. When computer technology made its way into that medical practice, Deborah found her true calling. She pivoted towards the technology arena and worked for many years at a software company in the role of Trainer and Implementation Specialist. In time, she was able to combine her love of technology with her foundation in the medical field by specializing in medical billing and revenue cycle management. For the last 20 years, Deborah worked for a medical practice management software company, first, providing training and then support services, before moving to the Clearing House for Medical Claims and Electronic Payments. Here, she partnered with clients to implement their software and train them on how to use it effectively to boost revenue. With her years of experience, attention to detail and a passion for customer service in this specialized field of practice management, Deborah is dedicated to improving revenue for our providers.
Deborah shares her home with two wonderful, much-adored cats and enjoys being surrounded by nature. She can often be found gardening, relaxing on the beach or going for long walks in the woods near her home.
Senior Revenue Projects Specialist
Maxine brings over a decade of experience in practice management, claims coding, and higher education instruction in billing, making her an asset to the physicians and practices she serves. In addition to her military background, Maxine also has sat on the university boards of Lincoln and Sanford Brown as well as has been a trusted advisor to the Program Chair, Academic Dean and the instructional design team of Javelin Learning Systems on billing and coding best practices for student curriculum.
Maxine strives to provide responsive assistance and support to patients, insurers and physicians who are navigating the claims processing and payment process. With her advanced training and certification in medical insurance coding for the ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 classifications, Maxine is known for her sound judgment when authorizing, denying, or re-routing high volumes of claims. She is also a Registered Health Care Educator, Certified American Red Cross Instructor and a Certified Medical Assistant.
When Maxine isn’t working, she is a talented chef who also enjoys spending time with her two beautiful grandchildren.
Robin is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design and offers over15 years of experience in print design, web design, and marketing. Her focus is on clear communication and visual solutions that are unique, refreshing and memorable in the marketplace. She specializes in effective user experience and brand development. Robin works with all size companies from universities and financial institutions to medical practices, retailers and start-ups.
When she is not designing, she enjoys yoga, cooking, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Design and Marketing Specialist
Having been a small business owner for over a decade, Tammy brings both professional expertise and a broader understanding of business oversight to her role as Credentialing Manager. During the course of her credentialing career, she has managed credentialing services for over 2000 providers nationwide and has overseen teams of more than 100 credentialing coordinators. A detail-oriented and customer service driven team player, Tammy strives to complete provider and groups credentialing as efficiently as possible. She looks forward to partnering with her clients to identify and implement the best solutions to their needs.
When Tammy is not credentialing, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters, 6 dogs and 3 birds. Tammy also works with local animal rescues to provide rehabilitation services and a foster home for animals in need. She is a pilot in training, loves coffee and trying new foods!
Vitaly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and has over 10 years of experience in the accounting field. He is passionate about clients’ bookkeeping and is always striving to streamline bookkeeping processes as well as deliver clean, tax-ready financials.
Vitaly lives with his wife, their two children, and an extremely cute Yorkshire Terrier named Toby. Is his spare time, he enjoys watching historical documentaries, reading, neighborhood walks, and hiking.