Carlos de Solo, Chief Executive Officer

Carlos de Solo has committed his professional life to creating the most effective delivery system for underserved patients in economically challenged areas. With more than 10 years' experience in healthcare, Carlos started his career as senior equities trader for RBC/Carlin. From there, he served as COO and partner of a startup managed healthcare company, then successfully sold the company in 2 years.

In 2011, Carlos founded CareMax, a network of full-risk, community-based Medicare Advantage healthcare and wellness centers. As CEO, he built CareMax from the ground up, using social determinants to serve comprehensive healthcare needs for the most vulnerable senior populations.

To support the CareMax value-based initiatives, Carlos realized CareMax needed targeted, effective data aggregation and analysis. Development of this proprietary software propelled CareMax forward, leading to rapid growth in Florida and initiating a nationwide expansion.

In August, 2021, Carlos was named a Florida Entrepreneur of the Year award winner. In addition to CEO of CareMax, de Solo is on the Board of Directors at Coral Gables Hospital (a Tenet Hospital).

Albert de Solo, Chief Operating Officer

Alberto R. de Solo has more than 12 years of experience in finance, accounting, risk management, and capital management. As Chief Operating Officer, Alberto is responsible for all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to the organization, including budget management, cost–benefit analysis, and forecasting needs.

Alberto joined Managed Healthcare Partners in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer. Before joining MHP, he worked as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, where he managed over $150 million for his clients. He specialized in the areas of investment management, small business consulting, private banking, investment strategies, and financial risk modeling. Prior to that, Alberto was a founding partner of a local point of sale computer company, which he successfully sold in 2003.

Kevin Wirges, Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Wirges is Chief Financial Officer of CareMax, transitioning to the company after serving in the same capacity at IMC Health since September 2017.

Between October 2015 and September 2017, Kevin was Regional Vice President, Finance, Medicare East Region at Anthem, one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States. Prior to Anthem’s acquisition of Simply Healthcare Plans in 2015, Kevin held several executive positions at Simply Healthcare Plans, one of the largest privately owned Health Maintenance Organizations in Florida, including Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Controller.

Kevin received a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Central Arkansas.

Ben Quirk, Chief Strategy Officer

Ben Quirk has worked lead initiatives in capitated, shared risk, and full risk models for more than 15 years. Quirk started his own successful company partnering with organizations intent on thriving in the face of the sweeping changes in the industry. Quirk joined CareMax as Chief Strategy Officer, allowing him to take his strategic vision and technological expertise and apply it to socially responsible initiatives.

Quirk is also founding partner in CareOptimize, a healthcare software and consultancy company specializing in creating solutions for healthcare organizations throughout the country. To enhance the reach of the organization, Quirk established an effort to develop a proprietary provider engagement web-based platform driving change at point-of-care. This multi-faceted utility was tested throughout the CareMax continuum and led to direct clinical and financial gains, allowing for expansion of the model throughout Florida.

The perfect combination of optimal healthcare delivery and revolutionary technology enhanced CareMax’s patient-centric workflow and helped make their model a prototype for senior care. With rapid growth and recent acquisitions, Quirk is now leading the effort to establish a national presence.

Niberto Moreno, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Niberto Moreno, MD is Chief Medical Officer at CareMax, where he oversees the effective management of all CareMax centers, leading a multi-specialty team of physicians and staff providing comprehensive, whole-person care.

Dr. Moreno received a B.A. in History from Amherst College, then went on to medical school at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. His residency was in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital, after which he became Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School. Before coming to CareMax, Moreno served as Medical Lead for all specialists at Conviva Physician group, a subsidiary of Humana, the largest at-risk provider group in the country.

Meredith Longsworth, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Meredith Longsworth comes to CareMax after 12 years with nationwide healthcare company Mednax Services, Inc. While at Mednax, she served as in-house counsel, garnering substantial experience in public company corporate governance, securities, M&A, executive compensation, and employment. Among her many duties, Meredith was responsible for the preparation of annual and special meeting proxy statements for the Securities and Exchange Commission and assisted and advised on various aspects of acquisitions and divestitures of healthcare businesses.

Meredith received her undergraduate degree in History with Highest Distinction from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs. She went on to Nova Southeastern University, where she was awarded her Juris Doctor, graduating Magna cum Laude. She is a member of the Florida Bar.

Teresa McMeans, Chief Compliance Officer

Teresa McMeans has spent nearly 20 years as a leader in the healthcare compliance, risk, privacy, and security space.  Teresa serves as Chief Compliance Officer for CareMax, Inc. where she is responsible for leading the compliance and privacy program.  Prior to this role, she was Vice President, Compliance & Privacy Officer for Steward Health Care Network, and previously held similar leadership roles with several large, integrated healthcare organizations including Banner Health, Sharp HealthCare, and Kaiser Permanente.

Teresa holds a Master of Science in cyber security operations and leadership from the University of San Diego, a Master of Public Health from the George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in health services administration from Auburn University.  She is certified in both healthcare compliance (CHC) and in healthcare privacy compliance (CHPC).

Nicole Cable, Chief Experience Officer

As Chief Experience Officer, Nicole Cable is responsible for developing and strengthening communication and collaboration among CareMax employees, patients, and customers to enhance the overall CareMax experience and help drive strategic initiatives.

Among her many accomplishments, Nicole was previously Chief Experience Officer at InnovaCare Health, where she developed service excellence training for more than 17,000 providers and led the creation of the first Diversity & Inclusion Council. Prior to that, she was Corporate Director of Patient Experience at ChenMed and achieved CG-CHAPS 80% percentile ranking for 75% of their providers. As Director, Patient and Family Experience at University Capital Region Medical Centers in  Maryland, Nicole developed their patient experience and staff engagement teams and initiated a Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities and was awarded "Best Practice" from the Joint Commission.

Nicole earned a Masters of Science in Healthcare Sciences with an emphasis on Public Health and is certified as a Patient Experience Professional. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Policy: Social Policy. She also serves as co-chair of the advisory group of the Beryl Institute, the largest patient experience organization in the world.

Regla Wuilchrist, Chief People Officer

CareMax Chief People Officer Regla Wuilchrist has worked in the human resources space for more than 15 years. Before coming to CareMax, she was Chief People Officer at Clinical Care Medical Center (CCMC), where she established and developed their HR department and contributed to the merger and acquisition of two 200+ employee companies, 12 additional medical centers, and four ACCESS sites. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Human Resources at Community Medical Group (CMG). Along with also creating their HR department, Regla implemented an HRIS/payroll system reducing payroll processing time by 60 hours a pay period.

After receiving a BBA from Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Regla went on to earn a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Florida International University. She is a SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)and is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

Gordon Carroll, Vice President, Corporate Development

Gordon leads CareMax’s M&A strategy and is also involved in corporate strategy, financial planning and analysis, and other general data analytics and reporting initiatives.

Gordon joined CareMax through its acquisition of IMC Health. At IMC he was a member of the leadership team and helped contribute to execution of company’s strategic value creation plan developed in concert with their private equity owners. Prior to joining IMC, Gordon was a member of the healthcare investment team at Comvest Partners, a middle market private equity firm. Prior to Comvest, he worked for several years in healthcare investment banking at Cain Brothers and Company in New York City.

Gordon received a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mark Llorente, President of the South Region

Mark Llorente is President of the South Region for CareMax, Inc., responsible for all existing business operations, growth (de novo and M&A), centralized services (call center, onboarding, referral management, etc.), and leading the CareMax expansion in Florida, Texas, Tennessee, and California.

Previously, Mark served as Chief Executive Officer and Partner of Alea Health, LLC, a privately held health services and technology company based in Dallas, Texas. Until April of 2020, Mark served as Chief-of-Staff and Chief Growth Officer at Steward Health Care Network (SHCN), As Chief Growth Officer, he was responsible for developing SHCN’s strategic growth roadmap, maximizing profitability and driving organizational performance. He led SHCN’s cross functional strategic growth practice, tasked with identifying and prioritizing opportunities that yield demonstrable ROI across Steward’s integrated health system. In his role as Chief-of-Staff, Mark leveraged his intimate knowledge of integrated delivery system strategy and operations to achieve SHCN’s day-to-day business objectives.

Mark earned his Master of Business Administration at the University of Miami, with a concentration in international business and received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Florida.

Rafael Vitturo, Northeast Region Market President

Rafael Viturro is the Northeast Region Market President for CareMax, where he leads strategy and operations across the CareMax northeast footprint. He was formerly a partner at The Chartis Group, where he served as a strategic advisor to health systems and health plans across the country. Before entering the healthcare field, Viturro worked as a public policy and communications lead on the 2008 Obama presidential campaign, in the White House, and at the Democratic National Committee.

Rafael is a native of upstate New York and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and University of Chicago Booth School of Business.