Mary Nell Zellner has been extremely involved and successful in the leadership and direction setting for Zellner Senior Health Consulting and its ever-expanding consulting service lines; client relationships; and functional expertise. She has more than 25 years of experience serving as a trusted strategic business advisor to health care industry chief executive officers, executive management, and boards of directors to aggressively develop vision, mission, strategy, and profitability. As both a consultant and management executive, Ms. Zellner offers a unique blending of business, financial, operational, and marketing strategies to facilitate transformational change management, competitive positioning, and P&L performance.  
Ms. Zellner’s areas of expertise include the following: 
• Strategic planning/facilitation.
• Health care continuum alignments including affiliations, partnerships, joint ventures, and mergers.
• Market growth strategies.
• Clinical service line innovation, development, and diversification.
• Operational and margin improvement and turnaround.
• Payor-provider model innovation including shared savings/risk such as ACOs.
• Interim leadership
Prior to re-starting her practice, she worked with Health Dimensions Group as a Vice President and Senior Vice President of Consulting Services. Ms. Zellner also managed the consulting practice of a Midwest long-term care consulting.  
Ms. Zellner was the James B. Swanson Facility of Excellence winner in 1996, was awarded the Phyllis King Leadership Award in 2002 from Pathway Health Services Corporation, and the 2011 Commitment Award from Face the World.