Kimberly Wessel, Regional Market Director, East
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Kimberly Wessel works directly with Ovation labs and other facilities in their markets, and leads and develops Ovation’s lab directors in their quest to meet Ovation’s business objectives. She also cultivates close bonds with Ovation partner physicians, their fertility center teams and other referral sources, helping to ensure that Ovation services optimally meet providers’ needs. Additionally, she contributes to Ovation’s budgeting efforts, and collects and reports data through Ovation dashboards to support continuous improvement.
Wessel joined Ovation in October 2020 after 25 years building a career in healthcare management. Prior to joining Ovation, she was director of operations in anesthesia for HCA Healthcare in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Previously, she spent nine years with Envision Physician Services in Orlando, Florida, first as a practice manager of emergency medicine, then as a senior practice manager of anesthesia for the central Florida region, and finally as director of operations for the anesthesia division North Florida region. In that role, she oversaw 13 HCA facilities with 240 providers and maintained relationships and partnerships with facility executives and local leaders.
Earlier in her career, Wessel served as a physician recruiter for Sheridan Healthcare. Inc., then as vice president, staffing and selection, for LasikPlus/LCA-Vision, Inc. She began her career in healthcare management with Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc., where she was responsible for management, start-up and day-to-day operations of an infant hearing screening program serving more than 107 hospitals nationwide.
Wessel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Almeda College & University, with concentrations in finance, human resources and database management.