Kevin Poole is the CEO of Newport and a seasoned leader with diverse experience as both a senior advisor to CXOs of middle-market firms, as well as an operating executive at a Fortune 500 company.
Ferey is an experienced board member, company builder and CEO adviser specializing in helping technology-led companies get funding, grow, build value and exit. He is a consensus builder with a strong finance, strategy and technology background.
Irene Helsinger brings to Newport a strong background as an operating executive in the healthcare industry, specifically hospitals.
She was a senior executive in one of the nation’s leading healthcare systems, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, for over 20 years. In that time Irene rose to senior positions in Human Resources and then to Chief Administrative Officer and ultimately Chief Operating Officer of its most prestigious affiliate
Mark has over 30 years of experience working with businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities throughout the United States. He has directed and managed hundreds of consulting engagements during his career. Mark specializes in working with boards, councils, and senior management of organizations from a wide range of industries, including agriculture, architecture, construction, engineering, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, not-for-profit, retail, technology, and telecommunications. His areas of expertise include:
• Strategic planning
• Succession planning
• Compensation benchmarking and design
• Internal and performance audits
• Management, organization, and operations assessments