Meet our Team

Thomas MacDonald


Prior to the founding of Axis Healthcare Consulting, Tom was the Chief Operating Officer of a contract therapy company serving the skilled nursing industry. Tom led the efforts in becoming an early adopter of clinical protocols and programs to meet the goals and objectives of value based purchasing programs. Prior to healthcare, Tom spent 25 years in executive level positions in the investment and banking industry. Tom holds a masters in leadership and organizational change and has extensive experience in the delivery of leadership training, management development and team development.

Stephanie Schoenberger


Stephanie graduated with her Doctorate in Physical therapy in 2009 and worked as a physical therapist with in a variety of skilled nursing and long-term care facilities.  She was promoted within clinical and operational positions as a Rehab Manager followed by being promoted to Director of Compliance and Clinical Education.  In this role, she oversaw the development of clinical protocols designed to meet the goals of Medicare’s value based purchasing programs. Stephanie’s education includes RAC-CT certification as well as being a graduate of the Leading Age Ohio Leadership Academy.

Jim Burcham

Senior Consultant

Jim’s career spans over 40 years in healthcare in a range of senior level positions in post-acute organizations, including time as President of a rehab hospital and Executive Director of a large CCRC. This experience includes the planning and construction of a 240 bed long term care facility. Jim has spent the past decade as a consultant focused on turning around underperforming facilities.

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