Marcello CelentanoChief Advisor, Ophthalmology Provider Platforms

    Marcello Celentano

    Marcello Celentano is a Chief Advisor of Ophthalmology Provider Platforms at SCALE Healthcare.

    Highlighted Experience:

    – 15 years of senior management experience.
    – Former CEO of private equity-backed Claris Vision
    – Former CEO of Connect Hearing, built corporate office from scratch
    – Former Senior Vice President of LCA Vision, turned around operations achieving record-level performance.

    Full Bio:

    Marcello has 15 years of senior management experience in the healthcare and retail industries.

    Marcello is the former CEO of Claris Vision, a private equity-backed, leading optometric and ophthalmologic services practice in New England with over 50 physicians.  During his tenure, Marcello successfully integrated clinics and doubled operating profit while improving doctor productivity from 67%-87%.

    Previously, Marcello was the CEO of Connect Hearing, where he built the corporate office from scratch including implementing all requisite systems and staffing, managed 350 locations nationwide, and reached operational metrics 15% above the industry average.   He is also the former Senior Vice President of LCA Vision, where in 18 months he turned around operations, returning it to profitability and achieving record-level operational performance.

    Marcello is a former board member of the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations.  He graduated with a BA, Business Administration from Washington State University and an MBA, International Business, Corporate Entrepreneurship from Babson College.