People on the Move – August 28, 2018

By Matt Skoufalos

The 314e Corporation has named Alok Sharma its COO, Casey Post its vice president of strategic accounts, Kat Mako regional vice president of sales, and Michelle Sanders business development manager. Sharma has been with the company for nine years, Post joins the company after having previously served in leadership roles with large multi-facility organizations. Mako has 18 years in executive sales leadership, and Sanders has spent eight years in healthcare IT.

 

Varian of Palo Alto, California has seen its president and CEO, Dow R. Wilson, added to the board of directors of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). The forum promotes bilateral trade, and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. with offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Mumbai, and New Delhi.

 

BridgeHealth of Denver, Colorado has added Terry Fouts as its chief medical officer. A former practicing internist, Fouts is also the chief clinical officer and clinical operations advisor for Empactful Capital and an advisor to HBI Solutions, Owl Insights, and medAstute Consulting.

 

Revint Solutions of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania has added Sowri Krishnan as CTO. Sowri is a former senior vice president of Cognizant Technology Solutions.

 

The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California has named Bryan Bucklew its president and CEO, replacing the retiring Arthur A. Sponseller, who led the council since 2005.

 

Audacious Inquiry has promoted 11-year veteran Scott Afzal to president. Afzal currently serves as a strategic advisor for CRISP, a health information exchange serving Maryland, DC, and West Virginia, and was a consultant with Accenture. He holds a BSBA degree from Bucknell University. Ai has also elevated Sarah Miller, its vice president of state government services and HIE account management, to the company's executive team, and Samit Desai, its chief medical officer, will add the company's product team to his responsibilities

 

Peter Hahn

Metro Health has promoted its chief medical officer, Peter Hahn, to president and CEO, succeeding the retiring Michael Faas. A pulmonologist and former Mayo Clinic physician, Hahn served in various health care leadership roles in Oregon.

 

OncoTracker Inc. has named James Kuo, MD, MBA, its CEO. Kuo is a biotech executive with more than 20 years of experience in corporate development, finance, and licensing. He was formerly managing director at Athena Bioventures, has been chairman and CEO at Synthetic Biologics and BioMicro Systems, and was managing director at HealthCare Ventures and associate director of corporate licensing and development at Pfizer. Kuo currently chairs the boards of ImmunoPrecise Antibodies and Monarch Labs.

 

Biopharma Inc. has named David Cardino, CPA, MBA its vice president of finance. Cardino most recently led the finance and accounting operations of Agensys Inc., has worked at MannKind Corporation, Merck & Co. Inc, and began his career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse LLP.

 

Vcpi has named Nickolo Villanueva and Cheryl Stalowski to its board of directors. Villanueva has been its vice president of engineering for the past seven years, and Stalowski is director of OEM sales at Esker Inc.

 

Keith W. Anderson

American Well has named Keith W. Anderson its CFO. Anderson previously served as managing director and a member of the health care investment banking team at Piper Jaffray, led health care information technology efforts at investment banks in both New York and London, and was a CPA at Ernst & Young.

 

NSF International has named Karen Kreza vice president of global human resources. Kreza joins the company from Honeywell International in Phoenix, where she was most recently global senior human resources director.

 

Workpath of Richmond, Virginia has added Patricia Clarey, a former chief of staff to the governor of California, to its board of directors. Clarey is currently serving a 10-year term as president of the California State Personnel Board.

 

Traditions Health LLC has added Alan Blakeney as its CFO. Blakeney joins Traditions with over 20 years of health care finance experience in public accounting, hospital and large regional home health and hospice organizations.

 

CareCentrix added Leslie V. Norwalk to its board of directors. Norwalk was acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) during the Bush administration, CMS' deputy administrator, and currently works in the Washington, D.C. office of Epstein Becker Green, P.C. as a strategic counsel.

 

Capital Senior Living Corporation of Dallas, Texas is seeking a replacement for the retiring Vice Chairman and CEO Lawrence A. Cohen.