Our knowledgeable service line partners and an extensive national team of experienced healthcare leaders make DCCS one of the best comprehensive healthcare consulting firms in the USA. 

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David C. Capone, ​

DCCS Founder & CEO

Chief Business Development Officer

Financial Advisory Services


(302) 299-7627

David Capone is a result orientated healthcare executive, consultant, financial advisor, and entrepreneur with a continuous track record of successes.

He is a strong communicator and team builder who works with entrepreneurial skill developed from his over 30 years of C-suite experience. 

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G. Scott Dillon, Partner 
Hospital Physician Advisors
(919) 349-6480

Scott Dillon is a 30-year Healthcare Consultant Specializing in Emergency Physician/Hospital Practice Management and Optimization.   He co-founded Synergon,  one of the nation’s first exclusively board certified multi-hospital emergency medicine practices dedicated exclusively to academic, pediatric, and tertiary emergency care.

Scott is a recognized leader in emergency medicine and hospitalist practice management and clinical outsourcing and has held senior leadership positions with some of the nations’ most successful, practice management firms.

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Sue Smith, Partner
Surgery Management Improvement Group
(248) 613-0133

Sue Smith has over 25 years of healthcare and surgery program experience. Her vast hands-on experience had a significant impact for her consulting assignments at D.J. Sullivan & Associates and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. Consulting and Services Division.


As VP Clinical Programs & Operations of the Surgery Management Improvement Group Inc. she is responsible for the Clinical Service Line -- all clinical programs and services provided by perioperative consultants. 

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Dottie McNatt, Partner Surgery Management Improvement Group
(813) 784-5329

Dorothy McNatt directs Implementation & Interim Management for Surgery Management Improvement Group. Her prior consulting experience has been with D.J. Sullivan & Associates Inc. and with Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. Consulting and Services Division.


During her 30-year healthcare career, Ms. McNatt has held various key surgical management positions. Her experience is diverse and includes operating room nursing experience with a strong materials (central supply and processing) management and inventory focus.

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Jim Angle,  Partner
Management Services & Acquisitions
(856) 905-2122

Jim is a dynamic leader with unbounded energy and strategic vision. He has an in-depth understanding of healthcare management, system improvement, patient experience focus, and engaging others for beneficial change.


Jim's extensive career in healthcare includes leading and overseeing hospitals and philanthropic foundations. In 2015, he was Chairman of the Idaho Hospital Association.  Jim's in-depth management, business development, and financial advisory experience makes him an important asset to DCCS clients nationwide.

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Rhonda Punches
Director of Digital Communications

Quality marketing efforts have been on the forefront of DCCS' success from its inception.  Rhonda Punches oversees outbound DCCS marketing, promotions, and external digital communications. 


Through DCCS Social Media Management, strategic partners of DCCS can utilize these capabilities to increase brand awareness and market share in the healthcare industry. 

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Debbie Linnes, BSN, MHA, LNHA, FACHE
Sr. Partner and COO
Operational Improvement Services
(814) 777-6179

Debbie Linnes is an experienced healthcare executive who raises the bar for business results, market share growth and clinical quality in complex healthcare organizations. 


She rejuvenates under-performing organizations and programs, raising performance and profitability, and develops leadership and workplace cultures that lead to high levels of performance and employee satisfaction.

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Steven Grace, Partner
Interim & Permanent Search
(614) 531-7012 

Steve Grace has led searches in both the Provider and Payer segments of the industry conducting searches from CEO through Director in virtually all functional areas.  He prides himself on understanding the cultural and talent needs of his clients and candidates with the purpose of finding a best-fit scenario for each party. 

Steve has built a reputation of consistently providing clients with seasoned healthcare executives who produce measurable results and a return on investment.

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John Gialanella, Partner
Surgery Management Improvement Group
(734) 476-6273

John Gialanella has deep knowledge of directing patient acuity-based nurse staffing projects, medical staff management, and operating room analysis projects for hospitals of various sizes. 


As a Senior Consulting Executive for Surgery, John focuses on client need identification and work plan development.  He is

responsible for overall engagement outcomes directing project and implementation team efforts for single and multi-hospital systems.

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Pat Sealing, Partner
Nursing Advisory Services
& Case Management Services
(502) 558-9192

Pat brings expertise in program development, clinical operations planning, facility design, organizational performance improvement, patient experience and interprofessional team facilitation. 


Her work strengthens nursing models by moving staff from a task-orientation to relationship-based care. She rejuvenates care management programs and extends their influence across the continuum of care.


Her proven approach to developing leadership and workplace cultures results in improved performance and employee satisfaction.

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Mike Costa, Partner
Human Resources Advisory Services
(979) 450-5761

Mike is a Human Resources Executive grounded in complex problem solving, strategic vision and business acumen.  He offers 30+ years of excellence in scaling HR functions to meet organizational needs and expansion objectives at community hospitals, academic medical center, physician practices, and long-term care facilities with both union and nonunion staff. 


Mike carries significant expertise in nurse recruitment, union avoidance initiatives, and labor strategies, employee engagement and employee benefits program design. He has reduced labor costs by reducing time to hire, vacancy rates, turnover, and reduction of contract labor. Mike's strong background in physician, executive, and staff compensation practices is a valuable resource to DCCS Clients.

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