Gerald L. McManis
Gerald L. McManis is the former president of McManis Associates, Inc. -- a "management consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., and a subsidiary of MMI Companies, Inc., a diversified healthcare risk management company" -- which he founded in 1964. 
"Recognized as one of the leading futurists in healthcare today, Gerald McManis is an expert at helping organizations translate their ideas into strategies that lead to long-term success." 
Since founding McManis Associates, McManis "directed and articipated in hundreds of consulting engagements for public and private organizations as diverse as the White House, Citicorp, The Bristol-Myers Co., and the American Hospital Association. He has diverse experience in strategic planning, system and network development, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring. His impeccable credentials and original ideas combine to make him an engaging and articulate speaker." 
"Before founding McManis Associates, McManis served as administrative officer of an eastern university and as an executive in the Department of Defense, where he was responsible for application of system analysis techniques to management problems. He is a graduate of George Washington University, completed requirements for an M.A. in Management at American University and pursued graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania as a Fels Scholar."