Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. Daniel has been recognized as one of the 40 Smartest People in Healthcare, ranked as one of the Top-10 Internet Smart Doctors in the World and won numerous awards. In addition to leading TED Talks and participating as the Chief Medical Correspondent for TechNational Health on NPR & SiriusXM radio stations, Daniel will be kicking off this year's conference with an eye opening discussion on the future of health and medicine and where technology can take us.

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Maria-Headshot-1Maria Abbatiello
Product Owner

Maria is a Product Owner and Practice Management expert for Nextech's Product Management department. Maria has been with the company one year, but brings 15+ years' experience building, implementing and supporting healthcare software systems surrounding billing and accounting. Maria is responsible for collaborating with our valued customers to help write the future of Nextech's products.

Tracy-HeadshotTracy Biondo
Product Owner

Tracy Biondo is Nextech's most knowledgeable product expert on IntelleChartPRO, as she was the company's second employee. After serving various realms from support to training to QA, Tracy is now a Product Owner and the Subject Matter Expert for the IntelleChartPRO product, paving the product's roadmap.

Tommy-Blanford-HeadshotTommy Blanford
Product Support Supervisor

As a Product Support Supervisor for Nextech, Tommy Blanford leads Tier I and Tier II support personnel in assisting clients. With six years of experience at Nextech, Tommy leverages a wealth of product knowledge and customer service experience to ensure Nextech provides its clients with the best support possible.

Zach Cain-776565-editedZachary Cain
Professional Services Trainer

As a Professional Services Trainer for Nextech, Zachary Cain educates both administrative and clinical staff as well as physicians on the features and functions of IntelleChartPRO. Prior to joining Nextech, Zack spent 11 years in an ophthalmic clinical setting serving in a wide array of roles from technician, billing, clinical and practice management.
Meiking-HeadshotMeikin Clark
Product Owner

With more than 20 years of healthcare IT experience, Meikin Clark serves as one of Nextech's Product Owners, focusing primarily on financial and Practice Management related products. As a market expert, Meikin aligns Nextech's products with its business strategy and ensure that new and existing products meet customer and industry needs.
Kathy-Claytor-HeadshotKathy Claytor
Product Owner

Kathy Claytor is a Product Owner in Nextech's Product Management department focusing on iPad, eRx, EMR and Regulatory Reporting. Having been with the company more than 14 years, Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and is responsible for collaborating with clients and software engineers to help write the future of Nextech's products.
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Product Specialist III, SME Advisor

As a Product Support Representative, Gregory Campbell is working with clients, development and product management daily to further enhance usability. With more than six years of experience at Nextech, Gregory is knowledgeable on an array of setups and configurations. He is also well-versed on best practices for the Nextech product and helping clients achieve them.
jessica doan-322501-editedJessica Doan
Clinical Implementation Consultant

As a Clinical Implementation Consultant for Nextech, Jessica Doan works directly with clients, ensuring successful implementation of the IntelleChartPRO product. She has served Nextech as an IntelleChartPRO trainer and Knowledge Base expert, and has provided Professional Service engagements. With a total of 10+ years in ophthalmology, both clinical and with Nextech, she is well versed in best practices for IntelleChartPRO.
Greg-Flick-HeadshotGreg Flick
Technical Services Manager

As a Technical Services Manager for Nextech, Greg Flick oversees data conversions, HL7 interfaces, advanced report editing and other technical support aspects. With more than 15 years of experience at Nextech, Greg has a proven track record for ensuring Nextech clients receive superior technical assistance. 
Paula-Headshot-1Paula Hakanson
Product Owner

As a Product Owner for Nextech, Paula Hakanson works with Development and Nextech clients to enhance the IntelleChartPRO product. Paula has been with Nextech for three years but has more than 25 years of experience in software development and business analysis. Paula uses her extensive development background to bring a wealth of knowledge to client collaborations, which help write the future of Nextech's products.

Ryan Heatherington-290370-editedRyan Heatherington
Product Support Supervisor

As a Product Support Supervisor for Nextech, Ryan leads Tier I and Tier II support personnel in assisting clients. Since joining Nextech in 2011, Ryan has worked with both the product support and technical services teams before becoming a supervisor and has dedicated his time to ensuring all clients have a great support experience.

Heather H-395486-editedHeather Holland
Senior Implementation Specialist

As a Senior Implementation Specialist for Nextech, Heather Holland familiarizes new clients with Nextech EMR, customizes the EMR to work best for the practice, and trains all clinical staff on how to use the system efficiently. With more than 10 years of experience at Nextech, Heather successfully ensures that clients have a positive transition to paper-free charting.
Michelle-Jones-Headshot-1Michelle Jones
Professional Service Consultant

As a Professional Service Consultant for Nextech, Michelle Jones specializes in EMR and PM implementation for Dermatology and Cosmetic clients. With more than 15 years of experience at Nextech and experience managing practices and spas, Michelle focuses on helping practices operate and grow in an efficient and effective manner.

BKKohn_headshotBK Kohn
Senior Professional Services Consultant

BK Kohn is a Sr. Professional Services Consultant, working with Nextech's MIPS clients to prepare them for success with regulatory compliance and reporting pertaining to MACRA. BK's background entails more than 20 years' experience working in the healthcare regulatory compliance environment, to include pharmaceuticals, specialty practices, and healthcare consulting for PCMH, as well as MIPS and MACRA.
Jeff-Lew-HeadshotJeff Lew
VP, Product

As the Vice President of Product Management at Nextech, Jeff Lew leads the product team to prioritize development efforts and ensure that product features we build deliver meaningful values to our clients. Jeff Lew has 20+ years' experience in healthcare at Cerner Corporation and Siemens Healthcare.
Sam-McAlister-HeadshotSamantha McAlister
Implementation Services Manager

Throughout her seven-plus years in healthcare IT, including three years at Nextech, Samantha has worked directly with clients, ensuring successful implementation of the Nextech software. She is also PQRS certified and an expert in Meaningful Use, which allows her to educate clients on important compliance issues.
Dr_Montzka-HeadshotDan Montzka
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Montzka is a board-certified retina physician practicing out of Clearwater, FL at Gulf Coast Retina. In addition to his work as a retina specialist, Dr. Montzka also founded IntelleChartPRO, the leading Ophthalmology-specific EHR software. Now serving as Nextech's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Montzka works as an advisor to new clients and aids them in understanding how they can optimize their practices through healthcare IT.
ROBINRobin Ntoh
Team Lead, Professional Services Consulting

Robin Ntoh has more than 20 years of experience working with healthcare providers. She began her career working in a facial plastic surgery practice and continued on with Mirror Image, managing client services and training. Robin started her own business consulting with cosmetic practices in various capacities, including the overall optimization of the office. She has seen success with both her personal business venture, guiding clients as a Nextech implementation trainer and now leading the professional services consulting team for Nextech Products.
Eric-HeadshotEric Olmstead
Senior Implementation Specialist

Eric Olmstead started with Nextech in the Product Support Department and is now a Senior Implementation Specialist. He provides ongoing training of best practices for the Nextech software. With seven years of experience at Nextech, Eric works to ensure successful implementation and utilization of the Nextech software for both new and existing clients.
tommy-789033-editedTommy Richardson
Chief Technology Officer

Tommy Richardson serves as Nextech's Chief Technology Officer and SVP of Technology where he is responsible for the technology organization. Tommy leads Nextech's strategic efforts to develop world-class products that improve patient care and deliver operational improvements for specialty healthcare markets.

Brian Sobus-470532-editedBrian Sobus
VP, Engineering

Brian Sobus is the Vice-President of Engineering for Practice+. He brought more than 15 years of experience working in areas of public safety, healthcare and HIPAA-compliant systems, digital signatures, computer security, telecommunications, SaaS-based products and digital agencies to Nextech. His background spans embedded to web-based systems' architecture and development in a variety of languages and technologies.


Joe-SweeneyJoe Sweeney
VP, Engineering, IntelleChartPRO

Joe Sweeney is the VP of Engineering for IntelleChartPRO. Joe has been working in the software engineering industry for 20 years, 10 of which he has lead IntelleChartPRO software development. His background spans web-based systems development, IT operations and application security in a variety of languages and technologies.


_MG_1615-802926-editedCourtney Tesvich
VP, Regulatory

Courtney is a Registered Nurse with more than 20 years in the healthcare field, 15 of which have been focused on quality improvements and regulatory compliance. As VP of Regulatory, Courtney is responsible for ensuring that Nextech's products meet government certification requirements and client needs related to the regulatory environment.
Oma_HeadshotOma Utah
Product Owner

Oma Utah is the Product Manager and Product Owner of MyPatientVisit (MPV), NextechAPI, Analytics, Marketing and Enterprise Reporting. Oma has been with the company for six months and has successfully implemented the new registration process for the patient portal, and driven the implementation and launch of the Nextech API. With more than 20+ years' experience in software product management and implementation, Oma continues to drive Nextech's products to deliver customer-centric value and meet our company's strategic initiatives.
Greg-W-HeadshotGreg Wirbickas
Professional Services Consultant

Greg Wirbickas is a Professional Services Consultant with an expertise in onsite optimization and efficiency. As a past client of IntelleChartPRO and a former Clinical Product Consultant, he is well-versed in all aspects of IntelleChartPRO. His years of working in a retina specialty group in New York City allowed him to gain a robust clinical understanding of ophthalmology. His specialties include increasing office productivity and delivering outside-the-box solutions on practice operations.
Eddie-HeadshotEddie Zaragoza
Product Support Specialist III

Eddie Zaragoza focuses on EMR, Meaningful Use and PQRS as a Tier III Support Representative at Nextech. With five years of experience at Nextech, Eddie has honed his talent for creating user-friendly how-to documents, which has significantly increased available training materials and improved user self-education. His background in EMR Implementation paired with a passion for deep EMR functionality allows Eddie to turn EMR possibilities into realities. 
Kenny Zoodsma-888456-editedKenny Zoodsma
VP, IT and Security

As the VP of IT and Security, Kenny is responsible for ensuring that all systems hosted by Nextech are reliable, available, and secure. Kenny joined Nextech at the end of 2016, and he brings more than 20 years of experience in designing and supporting large-scale software solutions.

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