Ray is a serial entrepreneur and business advisor. After early stints with Blue Cross Blue Shield and United HealthCare, he became a sales and consulting lead for Lighthouse Medical Management (which became Ingenix Caretracker). In 1998 he co-founded PMG, a nation-leading revenue cycle management company with 300 staff and annual sales of $15+ million. Since a 2020 exit, he has held equity positions in PMG Credentialing, Patient360 (a Medicare Quality Payment Program registry), and Kore Compliance. Along with his author-wife, Tabitha Lord, he co-founded and manages Wave Equation Media, an entertainment company to promote and manage her writing and his musical performances. He also works with small businesses and startups, assisting with various aspects of business growth. Ray holds a BA in history from the College of the Holy Cross and a MS in management from Northeastern University.
Colin, who has spent over 25 years in software design, engineering, management, and executive leadership in healthcare and business information systems, is a passionate advocate for solving technological challenges with emerging technologies. During his tenure as CEO of MEDfx, a health information exchange (HIE) organization, he designed the nation’s largest HIE for one of the United States’ largest dialysis centers. He was also courted by 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 biggest 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 expertise in complex and voluminous governmental regulations. As the operational lead for Patient360, she is a liaison to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. She regularly consults on program development and process while serving clients and peers seeking in-depth understanding of the Medicare Quality Payment Program’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System. Amanda holds a BA from the University of Rhode Island (URI), a BS Honours degree from the University of Newcastle (Australia), and a MS in human development and family studies from URI.
Jeff is a consummate software professional with extensive experience in the SaaS, logistics, and manufacturing spaces. His experience includes an expatriate 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. He subsequently served as director of engineering and factory information systems at Cornice. Jeff holds a BA in computer science/economics and an MS in telecommunications from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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. He has since been “boots on the ground,” holding positions such as director of compliance and in-house counsel for industry operators and applicants. After helping his most recent employer, Nature’s Remedy, successfully navigate an acquisition by a large MSO, he opened a cannabis startup consulting practice, Cannovation Consultants. There, he focuses on helping would-be industry operators navigate 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. His prior roles include MD/VP, North America, at Centrica, where he guided the rollout of smart home services, and running a management consultancy providing strategic advice and commercial services to digital leaders globally. Prior to offering his services at large, he created and led RBS Group’s global mobile efforts and spent five years with PayPal. Roy received a BA in mathematics from the College of the Holy Cross, a JD from Stanford Law School, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Craig is a veteran business executive with over 25 years of fintech experience. He is COO/CFO of Global Grid for Learning, a SaaS provider helping to catalyze the digital transformation of education. Previously, he served as president of ScholarChip, a provider of K-12 school-safety and social-emotional learning solutions. His payment experience includes 15 years at Tuition Management Systems, an education payment solutions provider. In addition to his professional experience, he has served on the board of several nonprofit and volunteer organizations. Craig has a BS in applied economics from Cornell University and a MS from Suffolk University.
Dick is an accomplished business executive whose four decades of professional experience spans personnel management, administrative management, health and wellness, and more. Currently, he is CFO and co-owner of Greenleaf Compassionate Center, a nonprofit serving registered medical marijuana patients and adult recreational-use consumers. He is also founder and president of The Wellness Company, a provider of health and wellness services to communities and worksites nationwide. Previously, he served as an active duty member of the U.S. Army and as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. Dick has a BA in political science from William & Mary and a MA in human resources management from Pepperdine University.