Chief Operating Officer
Demias Pegues has 20+ years of experience leading large field teams and operations as well as corporate teams in multi-site healthcare settings. As COO at GLDP, Demias oversees all our field operations and partners closely with our business development, marketing, and HR teams to ensure we can serve our practices, patients, and doctors the best we can.
Demias brings a strong ability to set priorities for his team and then works collaboratively to focus their energy on flawless execution. Through a careful approach to prioritization and performance measurement, Demias has been able to move the needle on operational metrics. Past accomplishments include delivering 104.5% regional sales growth at Luxottica, decreasing remodel time for stores from 10 days to 3 days cutting costs by 25% at ForEyes Optical, and integrating several new partner doctors at NADG equating to over $70M in new revenue. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University.
Demias’s calm, focused, and good humor have enabled him to work effectively across both large and small organizations earning the trust of cross-functional partners along the way. During his free time, he enjoys making the most of Chicago summers with family and friends, binge watching the latest TV shows (detective shows and sci-fi), and taking long walks with his wife.