Balboa United Leadership Team
Shaun Edelstein was raised in South Africa attending the prestigious Stellenbosch University receiving Bachelors & Masters Degrees in Economics. Emigrating to the USA in 1996, Shaun quickly found a niche’ in Healthcare becoming the Executive Director of Surgical Specialty Associates, the largest multi-specialty surgical IPA in California with over 250 surgeons. In 2001 Shaun transitioned to the University of California San Diego, as Administrator for Surgical Services. In 2010, Shaun joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group as Chief Operating and Financial Officer.
Terry Behrend is the Chief Medical Officer of Balboa Nephrology. Dr. Behrend’s clinical practice is focused on the care of patients with End Stage Renal Disease, with particular interest in using technology to drive efficiency, improve quality and provide value.
Dr. Behrend received his medical degree in 1994 from University of Michigan. He completed his nephrology training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2000. In addition to being a Nephrologist, Dr. Behrend is also an Interventional Nephrologist where he performs thousands of vascular access procedures each year.
Outside of work, Dr. Behrend enjoys anything technology related, snowboarding, and college football.
Dr. Steer received his medical degree in 1995 and completed his internal medicine training in 1998 at Duke University. He completed his nephrology and hypertension training at the University of California, San Diego in 2003. Dr. Steer has a particular interest in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease, including end-stage kidney disease and kidney transplantation. He sees patients in the office, hospital, and dialysis unit settings. Dr. Steer’s goal is to provide excellence in patient care by utilizing the most novel approaches with compassion and dedication. A native of Boston, Dr. Steer is proud to call San Diego home.
Outside of work, Dr. Steer enjoys sailing.
Faiza Solehdin is the Vice President of Operations for Balboa United. Faiza has an extensive background in health care and has delivered sweeping impact as an operational problem solver for over a decade as manager, director, regional director and project manager. Faiza’s creative strategies for facility management have addressed the pain points of hospitals and healthcare businesses in improving the services and products delivered to patients and their families.
Faiza holds her Bachelor’s in Sociology, Master’s in Information Technology and Master’s in Business Administration.
In addition to her role at Balboa United, Faiza loves to read, listen to classical crossover music and yoga. She has recently been trying to live a more sustainable lifestyle to reduce her carbon footprint.
Jacel Raulli is the Director of Human Resources for Balboa United. Jacel has over 13 years of HR experience working in healthcare, finance, tech and hospitality. Jacel studied Psychology at the University of California, San Diego. Her career path has shaped her passion for employee engagement and culture. She sees working at Balboa United as the perfect bridge to continue her passion for HR while being part of the bigger picture of patient care.
Jacel enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and is frequently hiking or enjoying nature with them. She also loves to attend concerts, travel and read.
Glenn Davis joined Balboa United and BNMG as the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) in June 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Maryland College Park in Business Administration and Management.
Glenn is also active in the renal community serving as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Renal Services Exchange (RSE) – a program affiliated with the National Renal Administrators Association. Glenn is also the President of Camino Renal Care – a value-based care organization with focus on CMS/CMMI’s Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting Model.