Leadership Team

Joe S. McIlhaney, MD

CEO & Founder
Joe S. McIlhaney, Jr., MD, is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist who resides in Plano, Texas. During his years as a practicing physician, he focused his attention on reproductive technologies. He introduced laparoscopy, gynecologic laser surgery, and microsurgery to the central Texas medical community. In 1984, along with three other physicians, Dr. McIlhaney was instrumental in founding one of the first successful non-university IVF programs in the country. He also initiated one of the first women’s health centers in Texas at St. David’s Hospital. McIlhaney’s research focused his attention on the problems rampant in the USA and around the world, including STI’s, condom and contraceptive failure, and HIV/AIDs.

Harvey L. Fishero, FACHE


Harvey is retired from a successful career as a hospital executive, most recently serving as President/CEO of Medical City-Plano, a 593-bed tertiary care medical complex. He also served for thirty-five years in senior hospital executive positions with Hospital Corporation of America. Harvey has served on numerous Boards, including Chairman of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and its Education and Research Foundation; Chairman of the Plano Independent School District Education Foundation; and Chairman of Plano Chamber of Commerce and its Executive Committee. Harvey and his wife, Karen, have three children and nine grandchildren.

Jeffrey P. Kassing

Vice President

Jeff Kassing has been an attorney and businessman for over 35 years. He has practiced law both in private practice (including with the law firm now known as Squire Patton Boggs LLP) and in-house as general counsel for 2 commercial finance companies. Jeff was also President of a commercial finance company and part owner, board member, and senior executive at Marquis Software, Inc. until the company was sold in 2016. He has been on the board of various nonprofit organizations. Jeff and his wife Diane have 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren.

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