About the Staff

Kerry McAteer

Kerry McAteer

Chief Operating Officer

Kerry has more than 20 years of executive administrative and office management experience, most recently working for a well-known hospice care provider in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. As Operations Manager for the Fellowship, Kerry keeps the trains running on time. She handles billing, scheduling and administration for the Fellowship, current Fellows, and the logistics surrounding the Annual Scholar Symposium and Winston Health Ball. In addition Kerry supports the Winston Board of Directors, Former Fellows and Winston Scholars.  Over her career, Kerry worked for a number of healthcare firms, consulting and lobbying groups, as well as non-profit organizations including United Health Group, ML Strategies, Burson Marsteller and Capital Caring.

David C. Main

David C. Main

Senior Counselor, Former Board Member

David Main serves in the position of Senior Counselor of the Fellowship, providing advice counsel to the Board of Directors and the Chief Operating Officer on strategic and operational matters from the perspective of a long-time Board member and former Chairman of the Board.  Mr. Main worked for David Winston on the staff of Senator Richard Schweiker early in his career and was a founding board member of the Fellowship. He served on the Board for 35 years.

Mr. Main is also a Partner and member of the health law practice of Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough in Washington, D.C. He specializes in government relations, corporate and regulatory health law and biotech/life sciences issues, including corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, state and federal regulation, contract drafting, antitrust, and operational issues.

Mr. Main was Counsel to the U.S. Senate Health Subcommittee from 1976-1979, where he was responsible for health insurance, managed care, and hospital-related legislation. He was the primary author of the Health Maintenance Organization Act Amendments of 1978 and was also involved in the development of other seminal health legislation relating to health planning, peer review, and Medicare and Medicaid.

Mr. Main currently represents healthcare technology companies, hospitals, physician groups, managed care organizations, insurance companies, and health care trade associations and alliances. He is the founder and Coordinator of the Healthcare Technology Network of Greater Washington (HealthTechNet).  www.healthtechnet.net. He is also a director and co-founder of the Medicare Advantage Plan Alliance (MAPA), a coalition of compliance directors of Medicare Advantage Plans that works with CMS to facilitate regulatory compliance.  He also serves as General Counsel of the Health Management Academy.

Mr. Main has been active in the health care field for over 40 years. He has a graduate degree in theology from Harvard University and a law degree from Georgetown University.