Meet the Leadership Team at Interpid USA
John M. Kunysz, Jr., CPA, MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
John M. Kunysz, Jr. joined Intrepid USA Healthcare Services in April 2018 as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, he is responsible for leading the organization’s ongoing growth initiatives, with an emphasis on delivering personalized patient and family-centered care.
Under John’s leadership, Intrepid USA was named the 12th largest provider of home health care services in the country. He is a visionary executive with more than 30 years of diverse experience in healthcare services and clinical settings, including electronic health records and patient experience leadership in acute care, physician group practice and home health care environments.
Prior to joining Intrepid USA, John was the Founder, President and CEO of PatientARTx, a patient FinTech company providing hospitals and physicians with on-demand patient financial treatment surpassing their clinical care, and the Co-Founder, President and CEO of IntelliHARTx, a leading healthcare revenue cycle provider focusing on patient balance services, registration, insurance follow-up and patient financial experience optimization for hospitals and physicians.
John received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting & Marketing from San Diego State University and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of California at Los Angeles. Additionally, he is also a Certified Public Accountant and Board Certified Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Paul McMullen, PT, MS
Chief Operating Officer
Paul McMullen joined Intrepid USA in February 2019 as the Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Paul is responsible for the day-to-day operations of more than 80 Intrepid USA Care Centers across the country, ensuring the delivery of high quality, cost-effective care and services with a positive margin.
With more than 15 years of healthcare leadership, Paul is a trained and established health care executive. He brings extensive knowledge of leading multi-site operational and sales teams in home and community-based paradigms. Prior to joining Intrepid USA, Paul served as the Vice President of Area & Regional Operations for Kindred at Home and as the Vice President of Operations for Evolution Health.
Paul received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and his Master of Science in Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi, Maryland. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Physical Therapy Association.
Robert Parker, DNP, RN, CENP, CHPN, CHP
Chief Clinical & Compliance Officer
Dr. Robert Parker joined Intrepid USA in October 2018 as the Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, he ensures the effective and efficient delivery of services to Intrepid USA patients across the healthcare continuum and risk mitigation across the enterprise.
With more than 35 years of experience in healthcare, Dr. Parker brings extensive clinical and leadership expertise in hospice, home health, and palliative care. He has been on the front lines of community-based palliative care program development, leading several successful programs on a national scale. Dr. Parker has represented many nursing organizations through Nursing Coalition committees, and he currently serves as faculty for the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). He is also a committee member for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Palliative Council.
Dr. Parker is certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP), a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN), and a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP). He received his Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and is currently working on his Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science at Texas Woman’s University with a focus on workforce diversity and inclusion in end of life care.
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Mark Spencer joined Intrepid USA Healthcare Services in April 2018 and currently serves at the company’s Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. In this role, he leads all the organization’s business development and marketing initiatives, with an emphasis on improving quality of life for Intrepid USA patients and their families.
With more than 20 years of service in the healthcare community, Mark is an accomplished, results-oriented sales leader recognized for dramatically increasing top-line revenue, growing market share and enhancing business performance. Before joining Intrepid USA, he held various sales leadership positions with Compassus Hospice, IntregraCare Home Health & Hospice, Angmar Medical Holdings and Southwest Home Health Services.
Mark received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, he is a certified Six Sigma Lean Green Belt in Healthcare.
Vice President, Technology & Process Excellence
Jonathan Fluhart joined Intrepid USA Healthcare Services in November 2016 and currently serves at the Vice President of Technology and Process Excellence. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the company’s IT functions and leads system-wide efforts to improve the effective use of technology.
With more than 20 years of IT experience in healthcare, finance, defense manufacturing and publishing, Jonathan focuses on innovating the Home Health & Hospice landscape through technology and continuous process improvement. He led the implementation of the company’s Lean Six Sigma certification path for all full-time employees to provide them with the knowledge and ability to reduce defects, improve performance and enhance patient care. Under Jonathan’s direction, Intrepid USA became one of the first-ever fully accredited Lean Six Sigma home health companies, with more than 800 employees voluntarily completing various advanced levels of the Six Sigma program.
In 2019, Jonathan was one of only five candidates in the country nominated for the Hewlett-Packard Award for Technology Innovation. He is regularly featured in various implementation whitepapers and technology partner-sponsored speaking engagements.
Jonathan received an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer-Aided Graphic Design/Animation from Southern Arkansas University Tech and a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from Kaplan University. He is currently completing his Juris Doctor from Concord Law School at Purdue University. Jonathan is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Healthcare, a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and an active member of the American Criminal Justice Association.
Lynn Tilton is the Founder and CEO of Patriarch Partners LLC, a holding company with investments in more than 75 companies across 14 industry sectors. Ms. Tilton is passionate about saving American jobs by saving American companies. Since 2000, through affiliated investment funds, Tilton has had ownership in and restructured more than 200 companies with combined revenues in excess of $100 billion, representing more than 675,000 jobs.