ABOUT VELOCITY

An Experienced Team Focused on ASC Development, Management and Turnarounds

The singular focus of Velocity Surgical Management is the optimization of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). We develop and manage new ASCs and turnaround underperforming ones. As a core offering of an organization with a broad portfolio of complementary services, Velocity and its clients have access to the expertise and resources needed to execute successful ASCs.

Meet the Leadership Team

Meet the
Leadership Team

Scott serves as President of Velocity Surgical Management with 30+ years of experience.

Brian serves as Vice President of Operations for Velocity Surgical Management.

Maria serves as Vice President of Clinical Operations for Velocity Surgical Management.

Eric serves as Vice President of Finance for Velocity Surgical Management.

TJ serves as our Chief Financial Officer with more than 30 years of experience.

William serves as a Revenue Cycle Specialist for Velocity Surgical Management.

Scott Nation leads the team in all facets of ambulatory surgery center development, management, and operations; bringing more than 30 years of performance-driven experience in the healthcare industry with continued demonstrated success in leadership, communication, and innovation. Scott has implemented the turnaround of numerous ambulatory surgery centers specializing in pain management, general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, and ENT. He has extensive experience in Joint Commission, AAAHC, and Medicare accreditation.

Brian Brown

Vice President of Operations

Brian Brown, Vice President of Operations for Velocity Surgical Management, has 20 years of experience leading multi and single specialty facilities for ambulatory surgery center companies. Before joining Velocity, Brian was responsible for the operations of 10 outpatient surgery centers as Regional Vice President at AMSURG. He also has held leadership roles at Meridian Surgical Partners and Symbion Healthcare (now Surgery Partners). Brian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Tennessee Technological University and a Master’s in Accounting from Belmont University.

Marie Dorflinger, MBA, BHSc, CPHQ

Vice President of Clinical Operations

Marie Dorflinger, MBA, BHSc, CPHQ, Vice President of Clinical Operations, leads clinical operations for Velocity Surgical Management’s existing and new build clients. Marie brings two decades of healthcare experience in acute care and ambulatory settings. She started her nursing career in the operating rooms at a large hospital system supporting New Zealand and the South Pacific, before into the ambulatory surgery center space. Prior to joining Velocity, Marie worked for Regent Surgical Health (TN), Starpoint Healthcare (CA) and AMSURG (TN), overseeing clinical, quality, regulatory and accreditation initiatives for dozens ambulatory surgery centers. 

C. Eric Jones

Vice President of Finance

Eric Jones is the Vice President of Finance for Velocity Surgical Management. A data-driven healthcare and hospital finance executive with more than 25 years of experience, Eric is the architect of QHR Health’s operating and financial improvement program, and has collaborated with many client hospitals, providing executive oversight and support of hospital financial operations. He has gained expertise in short/long-term strategic financial planning, business plan development and implementation, service line financial performance analysis, business case economic justification, debt capacity studies and cash flow forecasting and management.

Teresa Johnson (TJ), Chief Financial Officer, is a high energy, dynamic leader who has more than 30 years of varied experience in business leadership, corporate strategy, and financial management. She is a CPA in Texas and has a background in public accounting working for top firms, including Arthur Anderson and PWC, and is a successful leader of finance, operations, revenue cycle management, HR, sales, and customer success.

William Parker, Revenue Cycle Specialist, has 16 years of Operations and Revenue Cycle experience in Ambulatory Surgery Centers. He currently resides in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Before joining the Velocity team, he was the VP of Business Office Services for Ally Healthcare and the Administrator/Business Manager for the Chattanooga Pain Surgery Center.