Craig A. Barbarosh has served as our Vice Chairman of the Board since November 2015. Currently he is the Chairman of the Board of Landec Corporation and a director at Evolent Health, Inc., where he is a member of the Strategy and Compensation Committees, and Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc., where he is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Barbarosh previously served on the Boards of Aratana Therapeutics, where he was the Chair of the Strategy Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee, Bazaarvoice, Inc., where he was a member of the Compensation Committee, and BioPharmX, Inc., where he was the Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Barbarosh also previously served as the Independent Board Observer for Payless Holdings, Inc. and as an independent director of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. Mr. Barbarosh is a partner at the international law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, a position he has held since June 2012. From January 1999 until June 2012, Mr. Barbarosh was a partner of the international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. He served in several leadership positions while a partner at Pillsbury including serving on the firm’s Board of Directors, as the Chair of the firm’s Board’s Strategy Committee, as a coleader of the firm’s national Insolvency & Restructuring practice section and as the Managing Partner of the firm’s Orange County office. At Katten, Mr. Barbarosh served as a member of the firm’s Executive and Operating Committee from June 2012 through June 2016 and served on the firm’s Board of Directors for seven years. Mr. Barbarosh received a Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1992, with distinction, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1989. Mr. Barbarosh received certificates for completing executive education courses from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Corporate Valuation (2019) and Harvard Business School in Private Equity and Venture Capital (2007), Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation (2010) and Effective Corporate Boards (2015). Mr. Barbarosh is also a frequent speaker and author on governance and restructuring topics. Mr. Barbarosh, as an experienced board director and attorney specializing in the area of financial and operational restructuring and related mergers and acquisitions, provides our Board with experienced guidance on governance and transactional matters involving our company. Mr. Barbarosh has been a director since 2009.
George H. Bristol is a Managing Director of Janas Associates, a corporate financial advisor, a position he has held since 2010. From August 2006 until March 2010 he served as Managing Director-Corporate Finance of Crowell Weedon & Co. From November 2002 until August 2006, he was a member and Chief Financial Officer of Vantis Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor which managed the Vantis hedge funds totaling over $1.4 billion from November 2002. Prior to Vantis, he was an investment banker with several firms including Ernst & Young, Paine Webber, Prudential Securities and Dean Witter. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Business School. Mr. Bristol’s experience at Janas, WealthIntel, and Vantis, and his various corporate finance positions, provide our Board with insight from someone with direct responsibility for strategic and transactional financial matters. Mr. Bristol has been a director since 2008.
Dent is Founder and Principal of Dent Advisory Services, LLC, a management consulting and governance services company. He serves as a strategic advisor to Softheon, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based health insurance exchange (“HIX” or “marketplace”) technology. He serves in a similar capacity for Virgin Pulse, part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, a global provider of employee well-being solutions, including integrated health, well-being, safety, benefits navigation and care guidance.
Previously, Dent was President and CEO of FirstCare Health Plans, a provider-owned health plan acquired by Baylor Scott & White Health System. Prior to that, he served as Chief Business Development Officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health Plan. Earlier he held senior executive roles at United HealthCare, Community Health Plan of Washington, Health Net and Lincoln National Corporation.
He is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and serves as a director on the Board of the Texas TriCities Chapter. He is past Chair of the Association of Community Affiliated Health Plans, which plans serve more than seventeen million enrollees, representing nearly half of all individuals enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans, and past Chair of the Texas Association of Community Health Plans. Previously, he served as a Board member for Adaptis, a healthcare IT company.
Dent earned his bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State University in Psychology and his MPA from Pepperdine University in Public Administration. He served in the United States Marine Corps as an officer attaining the rank of Captain.
Julie D. Klapstein was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Availity, LLC, one of the nation’s largest health information networks optimizing the automated delivery of critical business and clinical information among healthcare stakeholders. Ms. Klapstein served as Availity’s Chief Executive Officer and board member from 2001 to 2011. She was the interim Chief Executive Officer at Medical Reimbursements of America, Inc., a private company, from February 2017 to June 2017. Ms. Klapstein’s more than thirty years of experience in the healthcare information technology industry include executive roles at Phycom, Inc. (President and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2001), Sunquest Information Systems (Executive Vice President), Siemens Medical Systems Turnkey Systems Division, and GTE Health Systems. Ms. Klapstein is a director of Amedisys Inc., a public company, since April 2016, where she serves on the Compensation, Governance, and Quality committees. She also currently serves on the board of directors for several private companies and organizations, including eSolutions, Inc., which specializes in revenue cycle management solutions; Dominion Diagnostics, LLC, which specializes in laboratory services; Bottom Line Systems, which specializes in underpayments and denials for hospitals; and the Grand Canyon Association, which is the official nonprofit partner of the Grand Canyon National Park. Ms. Klapstein previously was a director for two public companies, Annie’s Homegrown/Annies, Inc. from January 2012 to September 2014, where she served on the Governance, Compensation, and Audit committees, and Standard Register Inc. from April 2011 to November 2014, where she served on the Governance, Compensation, and Audit committees. She also has been a director for multiple private companies. Ms. Klapstein earned her bachelor’s degree from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Klapstein has been a director since 2017.
Jeffrey H. Margolis has served as our Chair of the Board since November 2015. Currently, Mr. Margolis is Chairman of Welltok, Inc., a data-driven, enterprise SaaS company that develops and delivers a consumer activation platform to the healthcare industry. Mr. Margolis served as Welltok’s CEO from April 2013 through April 2020. Mr. Margolis is Chairman Emeritus of TriZetto Corporation, a recognized leader in the provision of health information technology for payers and providers and the originator of the industry-vertical SaaS model, where he served as the founding CEO beginning in 1997, served as Chairman and CEO until 2010 (publicly traded on NASDAQ from October 1999 - August 2008), and continued as Chairman until October 2011. Mr. Margolis also served as Senior Executive Advisor to the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center, an organization that identifies and disseminates ideas and best practices that aim to transform healthcare, during 2012 and 2013. From 1989 to 1997, Mr. Margolis served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FHP International Corp. and its predecessors, a publicly-traded company that focused on the delivery of managed group and individual health care insurance and hospital and ambulatory-based clinical services along with a broad array of healthcare ancillary services. Earlier in his career, Mr. Margolis served in various positions with Andersen Consulting including his final position as Manager, Healthcare Consulting. Mr. Margolis currently serves on the boards of Alignment Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALHC), a population health management company, where he is the Chair of the Audit Committee, TriNetX, Inc., a private, for-profit data and software-as-a-service entity that supports clinical trials, and Hydrogen Health Management Feeder, LLC. He has previously served on a variety of other for-profit boards. He also has served on a number of not-for-profit boards of directors. Mr. Margolis is currently a director of Hoag Hospital and Chair of the Hoag Clinic in Newport Beach, California. He is a member of the board of governors at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, California and is on the Advisory Boards of the University of California at Irvine’s Center for Healthcare Management & Policy and Center for Digital Transformation. Mr. Margolis also serves as a Senior Advisor to Blackstone (NYSE: BX). A published author of several books on the topics of healthcare information technology and systems, Mr. Margolis earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration/management information systems with high honors from the University of Illinois in 1984 and holds CPA certificates (currently inactive) in Colorado and Illinois. Mr. Margolis has been a director since 2014.
Dr. Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR is a faculty member at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City where she serves several roles, including Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, as well as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Contracting Officer for the Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization, which includes more than 1,600 members. Her role as lead negotiator for managed care contracts at Weill Cornell Medicine incorporates both traditional fee for service agreements as well as value-based payment arrangements. Her broad experience includes: serving as an advisor to the CPT Editorial Panel, the JCAHO and the National Quality Forum, chair of the American College of Radiology's Commission on Economics and radiology member of the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee. In May 2018 she was elected as the Chair of the ACR's Board of Chancellors, the first woman to hold this office. She has also served as Managing Partner of a 70-physician multispecialty medical group on Long Island. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of IDA Ireland, the national foreign direct investment agency and serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Agamon, a healthcare technology start-up. Dr. McGinty earned her MBA from Columbia University and her MD from National University of Ireland, Galway. Dr. McGinty has been a director since 2021.
Morris Panner is a long tenured executive with expertise in both healthcare software companies, including SaaS capabilities, and the law. Currently, Mr. Panner is the Chief Executive Officer of Ambra Health (formerly DICOM Grid), a cloud-based healthcare software company that manages diagnostic imaging and related healthcare data. Prior to joining Ambra Health in September 2011, Mr. Panner was the Chief Executive Officer of Townflier, Inc. and related affiliates that provide group communications services, from May 2010 to August 2011. Previously, from April 2000 to May 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of OpenAir, Inc., a SaaS project management company, which he led from start-up to its successful acquisition by NetSuite Inc., a provider of an integrated web-based business software suite, in 2008. Following the acquisition, Panner led the OpenAir division of NetSuite, during which time he oversaw the acquisition and integration of OpenAir’s nearest competitor, QuickArrow, Inc., as well as the expansion of OpenAir internationally. Mr. Panner served as a board member and as Chair of the Board of the Software Division of the Software and Information Industry Association. Mr. Panner is a lawyer who served as an Assistant United States Attorney, the Resident Legal Advisor in Bogota, Columbia for the U.S. Department of Justice and as the Principal, Deputy Chief of the Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. He served on the board of directors of Unanet Technologies, Inc., a software development company specializing in services automation solutions for project-based companies. He currently serves on the External Advisory Board for the Imaging Data Commons of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and on the board of Drug Strategies, a non-profit research institution on issues of drug addiction and treatment. Mr. Panner was previously a director of the Washington Office on Latin America, a not-for-profit organization, from 2003 to 2009. Mr. Panner graduated from Yale College with a BA in History in 1984 and from the Harvard Law School with a JD in 1988. Mr. Panner’s qualifications as a director include his executive experience at software companies, including at health care software companies, and his legal training. Mr. Panner has been a director since 2013.
Dr. Puryear has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at Walgreens Boots Alliance; Senior Vice President and CHRO at Zimmer Biomet; and Chief Talent Office at both Pfizer and Hospira. In these global executive team roles, she has driven value creation through her expertise in human capital management, organizational transformation, innovation, and operational excellence. She began her career in financial services, before launching an independent Organization Development consulting practice working with clients in a number of industries including healthcare, consumer products and insurance.
Dr. Puryear is an influential thought leader who has received numerous honors including the 2021 “Elite 100” from Diversity Woman Magazine, and recognition in 2017 as one of the Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America and one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Business from Black Enterprise Magazine, among others. She is a director for private and public companies Petplan and Rockley Photonics where she serves as the Chair of the Compensation Committee for both companies, and a former board member for several non-profit organizations. Dr. Puryear is also a member of the Advisory Council for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), and a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC).
David Sides has served as our President and CEO since September 2021. Sides has a breadth of global commercial and operations experience leading premier healthcare technology companies.
Sides most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Teladoc Health, the global leader in virtual care, where he led the Company’s worldwide commercial and operations teams. During Sides’ tenure, Teladoc’s revenues doubled in 2020 and are currently on track to exceed $2 billion in 2021. Previously, Sides served as CEO of Streamline Health, which offers revenue cycle management solutions for healthcare providers. Sides led the full-scale turnaround of Streamline Health, growing revenue, EBITDA and cash flow organically. Prior to that, Sides was recruited by TPG to serve as CEO of iMDsoft, an Israeli headquartered provider of clinical information systems and electronic medical records for critical, perioperative and acute care organizations. Under Sides’ leadership, iMDsoft delivered a more than 30% increase in revenue while investing in new systems and processes.
Earlier in his career, Sides worked for Cerner Corporation, a leading supplier of health information technology services, devices and hardware, from 1995-2012. Among other roles, he served as Senior Vice President, World Wide Consulting, where he led Cerner’s professional services in 24 countries and owned global P&L and functional responsibilities from sales through implementation for the business. At Cerner, he created new methodologies for deployment, new service lines and development plans for 3,500 associates, growing the consulting business from $643 million in 2008 to $1.031 billion in 2012.
Sides is a former director at EMIS Group, a major provider of healthcare software, information technology and related services in the UK, and at Streamline Health. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Sides holds a B.A. in biophysics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA and MHA from the University of Missouri, Columbia.