Deborah Terry, RN MSN


Deborah Terry is president of The Nash Group, a leading healthcare advisory and consulting group. She brings more than 30 years of nursing, human resources and consulting know-how and experience to support the company’s operations and clients. Deborah holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing & psychology from Elmhurst College, and a master’s degree in nursing and healthcare business administration from Xavier University. She has also earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. In addition to her consulting work, Deborah is a member of Lewis University’s Healthcare Leadership Advisory Board, and was appointed to the editorial board of Issues in Health Care Law, Ethics and Regulation. She also served as a grant advisory board member for the Johnson & Johnson Promise of Nursing for Illinois Foundation. Deborah is active in the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and the Society for Human Resource Management. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Northwestern University in Chicago, has published several articles, including “Effective Employee Relations in Reengineered Organizations” in the Journal of Nursing Administration. In 2012, she was voted Who’s Who in America Entrepreneur of the Year.

Our Team

David ledersnaider, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Ledersnaider is the chief executive officer of The Nash Group. With more than 30 years of professional practice as both an educator and consultant, he specializes in operations redesign, information technology deployment, and strategic cost management in the healthcare industry.

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Shawn Semedalas, RN, BSN

Executive Vice President of Operations

Shawn Semedalas, RN, BSN is a vice president and senior consultant for The Nash Group. With over 25 years of nursing and healthcare management experience, she is focused on improving hospital operations and staff management.

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Kerry Abbott, RN, MSN

Executive Vice President of Recruitment

Kerry Abbott, RN, MSN is vice president and senior consultant for The Nash Group. She is an accomplished healthcare executive with over 30 years of experience in progressive and diversified operational leadership in the acute care hospital setting.

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Amanda Krausz, RN, MSN

Director Operations

Amanda Krausz, MBA, MSN, RN is a consultant for The Nash Group. As a consultant, she specializes in workforce management and labor analytics. She holds advanced training in clinical assignments and workload monitoring.

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Shannon Landrum, RN, BSN

Director of Client Management

Shannon Landrum, RN, BSN is a consultant for The Nash Group. She is an accomplished nurse manager with strong leadership skills. Shannon has in-depth knowledge of hospital operations including staffing, bed placement, and effective team leadership.

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Ronald Finkelstein, B.Eng, MBA

Director of Technology and Application Service

Ronald Finkelstein is the application service director for The Nash Group, where he leads software development and network administration. Ronald has over 15 years of comprehensive experience in information technology consulting, internet design, software programming, deployment, and implementation.

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Pedro Tobo, B.Eng

Senior Applications Engineer

Pedro Tobo is an application and business tools design engineer for The Nash Group, with over 10 years of experience as a designer, programmer, and consultant. He has worked on a large variety of projects ranging from the development of software frameworks to the complete design of applications.

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John Terry, BA

Senior Client Support

John has been with The Nash Group since 2005 as an installation quality assessor and senior client systems deployment and support associate. He is also responsible for the Nash AnalyticsTM rollout to new customers, as well as upgrades and maintenance to existing systems.

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