Gregory LoPresti is CEO of Innovative Services Inc. d/b/a Upstate HomeCare and has been with the company since 1989. He has worked in the healthcare field for the past 36 years. He oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, is actively involved in directing key management and strategic decisions, and continually focuses on using his healthcare education and background to strengthen the quality of service provided. He has led the company through numerous acquisitions and negotiated many preferred provider relationships with other post-acute care providers and systems.
Mr. LoPresti continuously challenges his executives to embrace new technology and have Upstate HomeCare set the pace for others to follow, challenging the company and employees to be innovators. He has overseen the development of many specific clinical and population health programs focused on cardiac, pulmonary and wound services in both adult and pediatric populations. This also includes overseeing the development of a home vascular access management program that utilizes portable ultrasound technology for high levels of success. Mr. LoPresti has led the growth of Upstate HomeCare from a start-up operation to a leading large State-wide provider, with multiple locations throughout New York State that employs over 175 professionals.
Mr. LoPresti graduated from the State University of New York’s Upstate Medical Center and The New School Graduate School of Management. Before joining Upstate, he held positions as a marketing/sales manager and product manager for an international medical product manufacturer. He has given numerous talks both locally and nationally on various healthcare-related topics.
He is a board member and Second Vice-Chair of the National Home Infusion Association, the New York State Crohns and Colitis Foundation and the St Elizabeth College of Nursing. He is also a former board member of the American Lung Association, Visiting Nurses Association, and various County Public Health Agencies. In addition, Mr. LoPresti is a volunteer worker for the local missing children’s center.