VERTESS Dynamic Duo Shakes Up Sluggish Sector, Closes 3 I/DD Deals In 3 Weeks

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VERTESS (, a leading healthcare mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm, today announced the closing of three dynamic Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) service provider transactions in September 2020 in the face of healthcare upheaval. COVID-19 has proven to be the ultimate contender for providing, as well as accessing healthcare in the United States. Adaptions are inevitable and have been paving the way to powerful partnerships within the I/DD sector.

A+ Solutions (, an Ohio-based educational and psychological provider, was acquired by Refresh Mental Health, Inc. (, the national clinical leader in providing psychiatric, psychological and therapy services.  Will Hartje, Vice President of Corporate Development for Refresh commented, “We are very excited to work with the founders of A+, Oren and Hadassa, to build upon the strong foundation and expand the A+ clinical model of excellence to complement our growing network of outpatient mental health clinics.”

Bell Family, LLC (, an Arizona-based home and community based-services (HCBS) provider, was acquired by The MENTOR Network, Inc. (, a national healthcare and human services company. 

Spectrum Home Healthcare, LLC (, an Arizona-based home healthcare provider, was acquired by The MENTOR Network, Inc. (, a national healthcare and human services company.

Rachel Boynton, the Managing Director who represented A+ Solutions, noted, “The deal hit a significant road bump when COVID-19 began, but the owners of A+ were able to quickly pivot their service delivery model and not only recover lost revenue, but increase it.” With regards to Spectrum Home Healthcare, LLC, she goes on to say, “The family (Spectrum) has provided such amazing community-based services, I am excited to see them be able to grow through their integration into The MENTOR Network.”

Dave Turgeon, the Managing Director who lead the sell-side transaction for Bell Family, LLC, stated, “The small providers are often overlooked. I am happy to have helped guide a well-deserving home-health provider to continue their influential reach within their community while reaching end goals.”

For more information, please contact Dave Turgeon and Rachel Boynton at


VERTESS is a healthcare-focused Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm that helps owners increase their company’s financial value and negotiate the best price when they decide to sell their own company or grow through acquisition. The VERTESS professional team’s expertise spans diverse healthcare and human service verticals, ranging from behavioral health and intellectual / developmental disabilities to DME, pharmacies, home care/hospice, urgent care, dental practices, life sciences, and other specialized services and products. Each VERTESS Managing Director has had executive experience in either launching or managing and ultimately successfully exiting a healthcare company.  

VERTESS is headquartered in Dallas/Fort Worth, with additional offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Los Angeles, Denver, Boston, Orlando, and Omaha. For more information visit 

For further information about VERTESS please contact Vaughne Glennie at 520-395-0244 or


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