Fred Morelli

Founder & CEO

Fred brings a unique perspective and provides actionable healthcare insights at solving complex issues, executing revenue-based strategies, decreasing costs, and deploying business development plans. With over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and over a decade of experience directly in healthcare, Fred works closely with key stakeholders in our healthcare ecosystem such as private practice physicians, hospitals, and the payers, developing and implementing business strategies that support and align with PIER’s objectives.  Fred enjoys spending time with his family and traveling around the world.

Lew Katona

Chief Financial Officer

Lew brings a wealth of financial acumen to all aspects of our business. Lew is accountable for our financial functions including accounting, audit, treasury, and corporate finance. His career spans more than 30 years of varied experience in financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy of multiple insurance companies. Lew enjoys fresh water fishing and spending time with his recent family addition, grandson.

Nick Belutty

Vice President Business Development, Ambulatory & MSO Services

Nick applies his consultative background to recruit, develop, and expand physician strategies and services to the physician community. He brings forth a business development mindset to help physicians sustain and thrive in the healthcare environment, constantly seeking solutions and services that are valuable to the community. He is responsible for delivering business results across PIER Practice Solutions and looking for new and different ways to generate additional value-added revenue streams that diversify our organization. Nick enjoys golf, tennis, and soaking up the warm weather.

Marlene G. Baldinger, RN ARM, CPHQ, CPHRM

Vice President, Risk Management and Claims Services

Marlene’s training as a Critical Care Nurse has been foundational to her career as a Director of Risk Management, Insurance, and Compliance across the healthcare continuum in New Jersey. She brings demonstrated expertise in Claims and Captive Management, Physician Cultivation and the Business side of Medical Practice to the PIER team. Marlene serves as a Councilwoman on her Town Council, Board Trustee and Chair of the Risk and Insurance Committee for a community based Behavioral Health organization. She enjoys spending time with her daughters, running, and performing stand-up comedy.

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