In this episode of Masterminds of Business Valerie Lewis of VBL Consulting and Leroy Jones CEO of GSI Health discuss his journey from the defense industry to Healthcare IT. They examine the impact of effective leadership to build a successful business.
Mr. Jones is a technologist by training held a number of software development positions in the defense contracting field. In the mid-1990’s he decided to transition into the healthcare industry and worked for several start up, small business and corporate health care organizations. In 2003, Mr. Jones decided to take the plunge as an entrepreneur. He founded GSI Health a cloud based software company to unite patients, healthcare payers and care providers of all kinds, enabling “whole person care” to improve patients’ health.
GSI Health has been recognized as, Most Innovative Healthcare IT Company–USA, 50 Admired Companies to Watch, Corporate Culture Award, Top 50 Most Promising Healthcare Solution Providers under Mr. Jones’ leadership.
Mr. Jones has been acknowledged and honored with multiple awards for his leadership in business and in the community, Small Business Person of the Year, 2016 Smart CEO Circle of Excellence and Acquisition International, 2016 CEO of the Year—USA to name a few.
Mr. Jones attributes his success as a leader to being transparent and establishing a culture where his people demonstrate a willingness to follow his vision and help him to led.
Leroy Jones provides excellent insight into what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. He also expounds on the role of leaders to promote positive working environments and advise for new leaders.