Brett Mello brings over 30 years of technical leadership experience across a diverse array of industries with the past 18 years in small to mid-sized healthcare institutions where he has served as either Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Chief Information Officer (CIO) including one of the first Malcolm Baldrige award winning hospitals in the nation. While working at a multi-hospital system in Kalamazoo, MI, he led a customer service initiative that resulted in their being the first healthcare IT organization to receive support center designation and certification by the Help Desk Institute.
Brett is an expert in technology strategy and adoption planning. He has led IT in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 to startups and specializes in advancing new business concepts, developing business solutions, and facilitating transitioning operations through the innovative use of technology.
Originally from Grand Rapids, MI where he attended Davenport University as part of their Master’s of Business Administration program, Brett is also a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information Management Systems (CPHIMS) and received his certificate from Cornell University’s Executive Leadership Program. Additionally, he has served local communities through board and advisory roles in faith based, arts, and agricultural organizations.