Meet The Team

Michael Thiel

Chief Executive Officer

Michael is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Acara Healthcare. He is focused on providing healthcare services to patients in the Home – Home Health, Rehab, Hospice, and Caregiver Service. Prior to Acara Healthcare, Mike was the Chief Operating officer for Reliant at Home, with a focus in Home Health, Skilled Nursing, and Rehabilitative Care facilities . He has extensive experience in healthcare Operations, Administration, Clinical Management, Finance, IT, and Business Development. He works closely with health systems, hospitals, and payer sources. He has specific expertise is in forecasting and market trends, reimbursement, regulatory and compliance matters, healthcare services and systems, IT software and platforms that support all facets of patient care. 

Before joining OnePoint Health Mike was the Senior Director of Integrated markets at Kindred and also served in global positions with Bausch & Lomb and Bristol-Myers Squibb. His diverse background covers Acute and Post-Acute Care, Pharmaceuticals, Technologies, and Non-Profit healthcare. He is a Lean Six Sigma with differentiating areas of expertise to include strategy formulation, merger and acquisition, analytics and market research, alliance management, cross-functional collaboration, and multi-site operations.

Mike proudly served as an officer and pilot with the US Army. He is an active member in his community and church, and loves spending time with his family. For leisure Mike enjoys golf, reading and fishing.

Kathy Keller

Chief Financial Officer

Kathy has 35 years of experience in public and corporate accounting and finance including in-home care. She served within revenue, accounting, and financial leadership for Encompass Health and was integral to the public spin-off of Enhabit Home Health. Besides seven years with publicly traded healthcare organizations, she also has more than 10 years building private equity value. Ms. Keller is an active member of Finance Executives International and the CFO Leadership Council. She is a graduate of the University of Mizzou with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and of Missouri State University with a Master of Business Administration – Finance Concentration.

Kathy is an avid participant in ultra running and triathlons. She is active member in the community by volunteering with Animal Investigative Response and North Texas Basset Hound Rescue. She also enjoys spending time with her family with her three children.