Meet Our Team

Samuel B. Petteway, Jr., RPh, MBA

Mr. Petteway is a managing partner of Qualis Management. With twenty-five years of managed health care executive experience, Mr. Petteway has incorporated and grown HMOs from start-up to leadership positions within their industry. His executive experience also includes serving as CEO and President of a New York City based publicly traded internet data company, extensive consulting work, and a decade of hospital pharmacy and pharmacokinetics management. Mr. Petteway is married with three children, is a church deacon, black belt in karate, a magician, plays bass guitar, enjoys international mission work and directs Belarusian child hosting ( each summer.

Raymond L. Thomas, BA, MA

Mr. Thomas is President of Qualis Management, serving in this capacity since 2008. With over 23 years of management and 18 years of managed health care experience, Mr. Thomas has held key management and senior management positions in quality management, utilization management, marketing, sales, provider network management, and operations. Mr. Thomas has developed and implemented quality management programs and network growth and management strategies for hospice / palliative care and managed care organizations throughout the United States. Mr. Thomas is married with two grown children. He enjoys serving in his local church as a Sunday School teacher. As a former professional tennis player, he loves to play tennis and works out regularly, while always looking for opportunities to read, travel, and hike.

J. Hall C. Thorp, DSL, MBA

Dr. Thorp is a Qualis Management partner and has spent a majority of his professional career assisting clients achieve increasing value from formal and informal relationships with suppliers. Dr. Thorp’s primary areas of expertise for clients and now with Qualis are in the areas of negotiations, organizational strategy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. After gaining an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill, he joined Trinity Research, LLC which provides consulting and negotiation services to clients in the health care industry and other non-medical companies in various industries. Later, Dr. Thorp achieved a doctorate in corporate strategy and leadership. As a personal note, Hall and his wife Sharon have two wonderful children and enjoy hiking and playing tennis as a family. He is an adjunct professor and also a weekly volunteer at a men’s correctional facility.