Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare, technology, and government sectors, Melissa Leigh brings a wealth of industry knowledge in relation to guidance on legal matters and strategic business objectives.
In her role with Acentra Health, Leigh provides guidance to the business on matters including governance, M&A, litigation, commercial, regulatory and employment matters. She also works cross-functionally with leaders across the enterprise to provide counsel on risk management and contracting strategies that lead to optimal business performance, compliance and client success.
Prior to Acentra Health and Kepro, Leigh worked for Intermedix Corporation for over five years where she held various leadership positions. At Intermedix, Leigh led complex diligence and acquisition activities and refocused in-house legal workflows to optimize internal efficiencies and reduce external legal spending. She was also responsible for the realignment of compliance resources across the enterprise to assure the availability of resources to high-growth and high-risk business functions, as well as, assembled a multi-disciplinary team to deploy first all-hazards risk assessments, business continuity, and risk communication framework.
In July 2018, Leigh was named Female Health IT Leaders to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review. She graduated from Pace University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor and Certificate in Environmental Law magna cum laude. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and a master’s degree from New York University.