John G. Nackel, Chairman and CEO of Three-Sixty, is a leading authority in the health care industry. For 25 years John served in numerous leadership positions with Ernst & Young (now EY) and CapGemini. He was Global Managing Director of EY’s Health Care Consulting business, Managing Director of New Ventures, and CEO of Sogeti North America (the professional services arm of CapGemini). John also served as CEO of Ingenix Consulting (now Optum) a United Health Group company.
John founded Three-Sixty to: 1) assist health care payers, providers and physicians to design, build and operate sustainable health enterprises; and 2) assist early stage health care businesses in biotech, medical devices and health care services by assisting them with growth, performance and capital needs. John serves on the board of directors of several private and public companies, including the Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG), which provides skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and rehabilitative services through the operation of more than 120 facilities in the western United States.
John earned his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics at Tufts University and Masters Degrees in Public Health and Industrial Engineering at the University of Missouri. Also, he earned his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at the University of Missouri. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (FHIMSS). He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). He has written over 50 books, chapters and articles on topics ranging from performance improvement, entrepreneurship, and leadership. John also teaches at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) a course in Health Care Operations.
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JOHN G. NACKEL, PH.D.
chairman & ceo
Lowrey has held leadership positions as chairman, chief executive officer, and chief financial officer for several publicly held financial institutions over nearly four decades. He has led several banks as CEO, experiencing organic growth, growth via acquisition, and resulting in successful sales to larger entities. In addition, he led an IPO for one of the banks. His experience includes both turnarounds and startups.
He retired in April 2014 following the merger of CapitalSource Inc. and PacWest Bancorp, the largest Bank merger announced in 2013, having served as the CEO of CapitalSource Bank from its founding in 2008. In retirement he focuses on investing and board service, presently serving as non‐executive Chair of Pacific Western Bank, and as a director of its holding company, PacWest Bancorp (PACW).
In addition to his background in Banking, which began in 1983, he is a CPA and was partner for a large public accounting firm, specializing in financial services. He has also served on numerous boards including publicly held financial institutions, a wholesale financial institution, regional and national trade associations, industry advisory groups, and non‐profits.
Currently, Lowrey serves as Chair of Pacific Western Bank, a director of PacWest Bancorp, Vice Chair of the FHLB of San Francisco, and Chair‐Elect for the California Bankers Association.
Prior board service includes CapitalSource Bank, Jackson Federal Bank, Golden State Bancorp, Americas Community Bankers, American Bankers Association, Western League of Savings, Thrift Institutions Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve, and Savings Institutions Advisory Council to the FDIC. Nonprofit service included vice chair of the board of the University of La Verne and Treasurer of the Pasadena Playhouse State Theatre of California.
Tad received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (honors) from Arkansas Tech University and was licensed in 1977 as a Certified Public Accountant.
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D. TAD LOWREY
board of managers
Brian Wesbury is a world-renowned economic expert with more than 20 years of experience. He is currently chief economist at First Trust Advisors L.P., a financial services firm based in Lisle, Ill. and serves on the board of advisors to First Trust Capital Partners, an affiliated private-equity firm.
Wesbury has been ranked by the The Wall Street Journal as the nation’s #1 U.S. economic forecaster (2001) and by USA Today as one of the nation’s top 10 forecasters (2004). He frequently writes for the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal and is the economics editor of The American Spectator. He became a CNBC contributor in 2007.
Wesbury is a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and serves as an adjunct professor of economics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. He was previously vice president and economist for the Chicago Corporation and senior vice president and chief economist for Griffin, Kubik, Stephens & Thompson. He also served as chief economist for the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress.
Wesbury received a master’s of business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Montana.
Wesbury’s first book, The New Era of Wealth, was published by McGraw-Hill in 1999. In October 2009, Wiley & Sons published Wesbury's second book "It's Not as Bad as You Think"