- Managing Director
- Health Solutions
- T: +1 404 632 5928
- F: +1 404 460 6299
- 1201 W Peachtree Street, NW
- Suite 500
- Atlanta, GA, 30309
- United States
- T: +1 404 460 6200
- F: +1 404 460 6299
- B.S., Biology, University of Mary Washington
- M.B.A., University of St. Thomas
- Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
- Certified Medical Practice Executive (MGMA)
- Certified Professional Coder (AAPC)
- American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
- American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
- American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
- Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
Melody Thompson is a Managing Director in the Health Solutions segment. Ms. Thompson has over 25 years of experience in the leadership, development and operations of physician practice groups across multiple specialties and locations in various environments including academic, for-profit and non-profit.
Ms. Thompson has a strong focus on managing people and change, with an emphasis on effectively managing the conflict surrounding change. Her areas of expertise include physician/hospital integration, practice acquisition, physician relations, multi-site healthcare operations and process and strategy development. She has focused her career managing physician organizations and has served in executive leadership roles including vice president of operations, vice president of physician practices, vice president of physician services and managed care.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Thompson had her own firm, Thompson Advisory Group, providing health care related consultative services to physician practices, health systems, attorneys, private equity firms, third party payors and other key players in the health care arena. She also served as the Vice President of Operations for the Oregon Network with PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene, OR.
Ms. Thompson holds her B.S. in Biology from Mary Washington College and an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas. Ms. Thompson is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (“ACHE”), a Certified Medical Practice Executive in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and a Certified Procedural Coder in the American Academy of Professional Coders. She is a graduate of the ACHE Senior Executive Leadership Program with ACHE and Leadership Columbia County (GA).
Ms. Thompson has previously served as a member on numerous boards, including the Marshall Family YMCA, Metro YMCA, Cooperative Healthcare Services and Evans Surgery Center.