Colin's professional background includes more than 25 years in software design, engineering, management, and executive leadership in healthcare and business information systems. He has garnered a reputation for excellence and best of breed information technology solutions. A passionate advocate for solving technological challenges with emerging technologies, Colin enjoys mentoring new young programming talent through an innovative intern program. During Colin’s tenure as CEO of MEDfx, a health information exchange organization (HIE), Colin designed the nation’s largest HIE for one of the United States’ largest dialysis centers. He was also courted and provided HIE services to nations in South America and the Middle East. Colin is proud to have delivered high-profile successes to clients and partners ranging from renowned provider organizations to the industry's largest healthcare IT companies, along the way gaining a reputation for excellence in engineering and clinician-centric user interface design.
Amanda is an entrepreneur and business leader with exceptional skill at mastery of complex and voluminous governmental regulations. As the operational lead for Patient360, Amanda is a liaison to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). She regularly consults regarding program development and process as well as serving clients and peers seeking in depth understanding of the Quality Payment Program’s (QPP) Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Amanda’s foundational knowledge around the PQRS program afforded her the ability to quickly synthesize the CMS 2,400-page Final Rule on MIPS functionality. Amanda is also responsible for overseeing financial team members at Patient360 and Kore Compliance. Prior to joining Patient360, Amanda held positions with higher education institutions, leading international education programs. Amanda holds a BA from the University of Rhode Island, and a BS Honours degree from the University of Newcastle (Australia), and also from the URI a MS in Human Development and Family Studies. Amanda resides with her husband, John, in Folsom, CA.
Ray Jorgensen is a serial entrepreneur and business advisor. After early stints with Blue Cross Blue Shield and United HealthCare in hospital claims, customer service, provider relations, and contracts, Ray became a sales and consulting lead for Lighthouse Medical Management that became Ingenix Caretracker. In 1998 he co-founded PMG, Inc. a nation leading revenue cycle management company with 300 staff and annual sales of $15+ million. As CEO of PMG, After a December 2020 exit from PMG, Ray holds equity positions in PMG Credentialing, Patient360 (a Medicare Quality Payment Program registry), and Kore Compliance (a cannabis-dispensary-focused business-management software platform). He also co-founded and manages with his award-winning-author wife, Tabitha Lord, Wave Equation Media, an entertainment company to promote/manage Tabitha’s writing and Ray’s musical performance. Ray works in a variety of capacities with small businesses and start-ups assisting with capital raise, business development, leadership, market vertical analytics, financials, and other aspects of business growth. Ray holds a BA from The College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA) and a MS in management from Northeastern University (Boston, MA). He is an avid fitness enthusiast, performing vocalist/guitarist, and golfer. He and Tabitha have been married for 28 years, have four wonderful kids and reside in North Kingstown, RI.
Jeff is a consummate software professional with extensive experience in the Software-As-A-Service, Logistics, and Manufacturing spaces. Jeff's experience includes an ex-patriate position with Maxtor in Asia where he designed and implemented the build-out of the factory information system and related networks used in disk drive production. Jeff subsequently served as the Director of Engineering and Factory Information Systems at Cornice Inc. Jeff has also been instrumental in the conversion of the Rosetta Stone language learning product from a CD-ROM based system to a Software-As-A-Service implementation supporting a mobile ecosystem as well as desktop devices. Jeff holds a BA in Computer Science/Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and also earned Magna Cum Laude from the University with an MS in Telecommunications. Jeff is married and has two wonderful children, and resides in Lyons Colorado, where he is an avid runner, hiker, and skier.
After a stint in print journalism and higher education, Chris kickstarted his legal career with a singular focus on the nascent adult-use cannabis industry in Massachusetts. Beginning before the first recreational dispensaries on the east coast opened their doors, Chris has been “boots on the ground” holding positions as Director of Compliance and in-house counsel for industry operators and applicants. After helping his most recent employer, Nature’s Remedy of Massachusetts, to successfully navigate an acquisition by a large MSO, Chris opened a cannabis startup consulting practice, Cannovation Consultants, LLC, focusing on helping would-be industry operators to navigate the morass of industry regulations on the path to licensure. Chris has a BA in Journalism and Communications from McNeese State University, and a JD from Suffolk University Law School.
Roy runs a management consultancy providing strategic advice and commercial services to digital leaders globally, particularly as an expert in the fintech and smart home industries. Recent clients include BoAonline Technologies (leading their insurtech strategy efforts), Awair Inc. (leading Enterprise Sales for an advanced Indoor Air Quality commercial offering) and Ripple Labs (guiding their global Business Development strategy in the crypto payments space.) In EMEA, he engaged many notable, brand name clients as well as many London-based incubators and their fast-growing European startups. Prior to that, Roy was Centrica’s MD/VP, North America guiding the rollout of Smart Home Services. As a well- known professional speaker, digital services expert and independent Non-Exec Director, Advisor & Consultant to enterprises large and small, Roy brings a wealth of knowledge in digital experiences and connectivity. Previously, he ran a management consultancy providing strategic advice and commercial services to digital leaders globally. Prior to offering his services-at-large, Roy created and led RBS Group’s global mobile efforts. Before RBS, he spent 5 years with PayPal from launching the Merchant Services team to being the Head of Mobile Payments in Europe. Roy has worked in startups, venture capital and co-founded NetAbacus Corporation. Roy received a BA in Mathematics (with High Honors and elected to Phi Beta Kappa) from Holy Cross College, a JD from Stanford Law, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Craig is an experienced business executive with over 25 years of FinTech experience. Currently holding the position of COO/CFO of Global Grid for Learning (GG4L), he helps lead this SaaS provider that is helping catalyze the digital transformation of education. Prior to GG4L, Craig served as President of ScholarChip, a provider of K-12 school-safety and social/emotional learning solutions. Payment experience includes fifteen years at Tuition Management Systems (TMS), an education payment solutions provider. TMS was one of the first providers to introduce credit card payments with convenience fees as well as variable rate surcharges that met the unique payment and compliance needs of the education marketplace. In addition to his professional experience, Craig has served on the board of several non-profit and volunteer organizations. Craig has a BS in Applied Economics from Cornell University and a MS from Suffolk University.