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Verden Team

Owners

  • Susanne Madden, MBA, CEC

    Susanne Madden, MBA, CECFounder & CEO | Co-Founder (PCS)

    Susanne Madden is founder and CEO of The Verden Group, a consulting firm founded to help practices navigate through the increasingly complex business of healthcare. Her career has spanned across several sections of the healthcare industry. Prior to founding Verden, she was employed by UnitedHealthcare in the area of physician network management and spent

  • Ahmed Nawaz

    Ahmed NawazPartner, Policy Search

    Ahmed is responsible for supporting all aspects of Verden’s operations and business development, finding new solutions for business dilemmas and ensures that Verden remains at the forefront of innovative solutions for our clients. With a primary role in market research, analytics and marketing activities, he is our primary resource for research

  • Julie Wood, MSc, CEC

    Julie Wood, MSc, CECCo-Founder, PCS

    Julie Wood comes to the Verden Group with almost 20 years of experience in the medical and pharmaceutical industries in the US and UK. A highly motivated sales and consulting professional, Julie’s experience ranges from contract negotiations, health systems integration and new business development, to medical practice set up and operations management. Read More

Consultants

  • Amanda Ciadella

    Amanda CiadellaPCMH Specialist/Senior Consultant

    Amanda joined The Verden Group of companies in 2017 in the roles of PCMH Specialist focused on the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics statewide PCMH project, and as Senior Consultant with Patient Centered Solutions. Read More

  • Suzanne Wood

    Suzanne WoodProject Manager & Consultant, PCS

    Suzanne is a Medical Home Consultant with Verden's Patient Centered Solutions company.

  • Paul Vanchiere, MBA

    Paul Vanchiere, MBAConsultant - Southern Office (LA)

    Paul's role at Verden is providing pediatric practice management expertise to our clients. With over 15 years of healthcare management and finance experience, Paul has been involved with pediatric, cardiology and pathology physician practices. Combined with his experience working for a physician-owned health network and his involvement with physician Read More

Associates

  • Chip Hart

    Chip HartSenior Associate

    The preeminent Pediatric consultant in the country, Chip brings a wealth of knowledge in consulting, marketing, business development, and customer service to the Verden Group. With 20 years of experience in practice management, financial analysis, and clinical improvement, Chip is a most valued associate.   Read More

  • Robert Goff, PhD

    Robert Goff, PhDSenior Associate

    With more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry, Robert E. Goff is a recognized expert in care delivery, organization and financing. His career has spanned a wide range of leadership positions as a hospital administrator, regulator, managed care executive, consultant and association executive. Read More

  • Jeffrey Brown, MD

    Jeffrey Brown, MDSenior Associate

    Dr. Brown heads up our newly formed Primary Care-Hospital Communication Program. He is a board certified pediatrician who is also board certified in Medical Management with 25 years of experience with clinical work, administration, leadership, advocacy and research. This includes extensive clinical acumen, wide-ranging Read More

Project Management

  • Amanda Ciadella

    Amanda CiadellaPCMH Specialist/Senior Consultant

    Amanda joined The Verden Group of companies in 2017 in the roles of PCMH Specialist focused on the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics statewide PCMH project, and as Senior Consultant with Patient Centered Solutions. Read More

Communication & Design

  • Scott Hodgson

    Scott HodgsonGraphic Design & Marketing

    Scott is charged with bringing fresh design ideas to the Verden Group and our clients. With a finely tuned, problem-solving approach to design and messaging, Scott keeps design initiatives on track and ensures delivery to the right audience as effectively as possible. Using audience-focused solutions and an ability to integrate Read More

  • Heidi Hallett

    Heidi HallettDirector of Communications

    With more than 15 years of experience in Marketing & Communications, Heidi brings her passion for words to The Verden Group. Combining a strong grasp of both written and verbal communications with a flair for helping clients deliver their messages more effectively, Heidi's motto is "words that work". Read More

  • Noreen Quadir

    Noreen QuadirSocial Media and Communications Specialist

    Noreen Quadir is Verden Group's Social Media and Communications Specialist. She comes with five years of social media marketing and management experience, including content creation, community management, analytics, and strategic development. Read More