TiER1 Acquires Compass Clinical Consulting

COVINGTON, Ky., July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TiER1 Performance Solutions has acquired Compass Clinical Consulting, an established healthcare consulting services firm that provides clinical and operations performance improvement; accreditation and regulatory compliance; and interim healthcare leadership. Compass Clinical Consulting will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of TiER1, a leading performance consulting and strategy activation firm.

“The acquisition of Compass Clinical creates a unique opportunity for TiER1,” shares Greg Harmeyer, TiER1’s CEO. “Compass has a long history of improving the performance of healthcare organizations; TiER1 has deep expertise in improving the performance of people in any industry, including healthcare. Together, we strengthen our ability to develop people-centric solutions that improve healthcare delivery across the nation.”
Peter and Kate Fenner founded Compass in 1979. Under their leadership, they grew the organization to its current state supporting over 50 hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the United States. Mark Reifsteck joined the organization in 2016 and will continue to lead the organization as President and Managing Director.

“We initially felt a strong alignment with TiER1’s values and culture. In addition, having the ability to leverage TiER1’s deep expertise in change and culture strategy creates a very exciting future for what we can bring to our health care clients,” shares Reifsteck.

Harmeyer indicated that both companies expect significant growth this year and beyond and that the combined capabilities will strengthen each organization's opportunities.

Kate Fenner will remain with the company in a senior advisory role. The day-to-day operations of Compass will continue to operate as usual. Compass’s Cincinnati office has relocated to TiER1’s headquarters to 100 E. RiverCenter Blvd, Covington, KY.

Founded in 2002, TiER1 Performance Solutions activates strategies through people. TiER1 has designed and delivered people-centric culture, talent, and change solutions to more than 250 of the world’s best organizations. Named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for eleven consecutive years, and Inc. Magazine’s 2017 and 2018 Best Workplaces, the employee-owned firm employs approximately 200 consultants nationally. Learn more about TiER1 at tier1performance.com. Learn more about Compass Clinical Consulting at http://compass-clinical.com.

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