Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Brightree is led by a team of healthcare and software industry veterans with a broad range of experience, ranging from global enterprise operations to start-up technology companies. While being deeply engaged in the day to day operations of the business, the Brightree leadership team is focused on enabling the Brightree team members to focus on providing the world-class customer service and leading edge software solutions.

Dave Cormack
President and CEO

Dave Cormack is a veteran software industry executive who has founded, built, and managed several high-growth companies, both in the U.S. and internationally. He has more than 30 years of experience, including in his current position as president and CEO of Brightree and previous tenures as president and CEO of two highly successful start-up ventures that were acquired by NASDAQ-listed companies.

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In 2005, Dave took over Brightree, a fledgling SaaS start-up. Beginning with a dozen employees, a limited product offering, and fewer than 100 customers, Dave has led Brightree through a remarkable period of growth, from less than $1 million to more than $100 million in revenues. In 2008, Dave secured funding from Battery Ventures, a $4 billion private equity firm, which helped fuel both organic growth and complementary acquisitions. The company acquired C&S Billing in 2008, CAU in 2010, Pacware in 2011, and CareAnyware in 2013. Today, Brightree is the leading mission-critical application for post-acute care providers. It’s nearly 450 team members serve over 2,500 customers with over 83,000 users.

Prior to Brightree, Dave founded and managed Soft Systems Limited, a London-based vendor of business intelligence tools, and MiracleWorkers.com, an Atlanta-based market leader in Internet recruiting for the healthcare industry, now owned by CareerBuilder.com. After the acquisition of Soft Systems by IQ Software, Dave served as senior vice president - worldwide operations for this NASDAQ-listed business. In this position, Dave was responsible for growing annualized revenues for a new enterprise software suite to $40 million in three years.

Dave currently serves on the Board of Directors of AAHomecare, and has served on the board of a major professional soccer club in the U.K., listed on the London stock exchange, and he is a former co-chairman of the Atlanta Silverbacks pro team.

Dave graduated with a degree in Accounting from Aberdeen College of Commerce, Scotland in 1981.

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Bobby Ghoshal
Chief Operating Officer

Bobby Ghoshal has over 25 years of experience as a technology executive leveraging technology to transform business outcomes. Prior to joining Brightree as Chief Operating Officer in 2016, Bobby led the Americas information technology organization at ResMed for four years. During this time, Bobby helped envision and successfully implement a company-wide analytics strategy as well as new platforms which included innovation in system integration, collaboration, converged infrastructure, and digital commerce.

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Prior to ResMed, Bobby led the IT Strategy, Governance and Architecture organization at Freescale Semiconductor, a $4.5B company, where he was responsible for all application and infrastructure domains. Under his leadership, the innovations and achievements of his team earned Freescale several highly respected industry awards, including TDWI, CIO 100 and InformationWeek 500. Before Freescale, Bobby worked at several large corporations in the financial and utilities sectors where he was involved in delivering successful system implementations.

Bobby earned his Bachelor of Technology, Electronics Engineering, from the National Institute of Technology in Calicut, India. He also has an MBA in High Technology from Arizona State University.

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Suzanne Henderson
Chief Technology Officer

Suzanne Henderson serves as Brightree’s Chief Technology Officer, where she is responsible for managing the company’s global product development and IT resources as well as its data center operations.

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Prior to joining Brightree, Suzanne led the product development efforts at both global enterprise software companies such as IBM, Geac Computer Corporation, Clarus Corporation and Omnilink and start-up organizations like GaurdedNet and TerraGo Technologies.

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Gary Long
Chief Business Development Officer

Gary Long has nearly 25 years of experience in the medical, software and Internet technology fields. Beginning in 2001, Gary was President of Recall Systems, an Internet Benefits Portal Company, until being acquired by Healthx, Inc. in 2005.

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Prior to Recall Systems, Gary held leadership roles as COO of Miracleworkers.com, an Internet medical jobs site; and as Senior Vice President of Sales - Americas at IQ Software (now owned by Computer Associates), which provides Internet reporting and business intelligence solutions to Fortune 1000 companies.

Gary holds an MBA from the University of Arkansas, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Harding University.

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Paul Parrish
Chief Financial Officer

Paul Parrish is a financial executive with over 32 years of experience including 19 years in senior financial executive roles and 13 years with Deloitte and Touche. In his 19 years of industry experience, he has been CFO of S1 Corporation, a publically traded software and services company, CFO of U.S, Security Associates, a $1.3 billion privately held services company, CAO of Infor Global Solutions, a $2.2 billion worldwide ERP software and services company, CFO of Harland Financial Solutions, a rapid growth start-up software and services division of a public company and Controller of John Harland Company, a publically traded company.

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Paul is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. in Accounting from Auburn University.

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Robert F. Boeye
Executive Vice President, Home Medical Equipment (HME)

Robert Boeye serves as Brightree’s Executive Vice President HME where he is responsible for leading HME sales efforts and revenue growth. Rob is a seasoned executive with experience in sales leadership, revenue strategy, product development, and training management.

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Prior to joining Brightree, Rob spent 18 years with Invacare Corporation, where he served as a sales leader in both the home care and long-term care markets, growing revenue by millions of dollars in each of his roles. He also served in management roles at Abbott Laboratories.

Rob has direct insight into the business challenges of post-acute care providers, and calls upon this experience in matching Brightree solutions with their real-world business needs. He holds a bachelor's degree from St. Ambrose University.

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Shaw Rietkerk
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue Cycle Management

Shaw Rietkerk is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Brightree's Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) business unit, where he leads a team of billing and collection specialists who help Brightree customers manage their Accounts Receivables from commercial payers.

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Shaw has over 20 years of healthcare services leadership experience within the clinical documentation area, including an extensive background in operations, account management, process integration and technology support services. Most recently, Shaw was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at M*Modal, responsible for managing domestic and global service performance, customer satisfaction and the integration of acquired companies into the M*Modal operations model.

Prior to M*Modal, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Practical Knowledge Solutions, where he managed multiple consulting projects focused on the startup of global and domestic transcription companies.

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Mark Blount
Vice President, Marketing

Mark Blount serves as Vice President, Marketing where he is responsible for demand generation, go-to-market strategy and execution, branding, and market development for Brightree's cloud-based post-acute care solutions.

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Mark has over 25 years of marketing and sales management experience with Fortune 100 corporations as well as start-up/medium-sized companies in the technology and software sectors. He began his career with AT&T and later held marketing/sales leadership positions at BellSouth, ExecuTrain, Alogent, Home Wireless Networks, Emergency Visions, mBlast and Adtech Global. Mark served as Vice President, Marketing at Brightree from 2005-2010, and was instrumental in the company’s early growth and rapid ascension to become the leading software solution for HME/DME providers. In 2015, he returned to Brightree as Vice President, Marketing.

Mark served as Vice President of The Technology Marketing Association of Georgia 1999-2005; and is Executive Director of The Herring Foundation of Hope, a non-profit organization which assists hundreds of cancer patients annually across the USA.

He received an undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia, and he earned an MBA in Marketing from Mercer University with national academic honors.

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Liz Brown
Vice President, Customer Satisfaction

Liz Brown serves as Vice President, Customer Satisfaction where she is responsible for Professional Services which includes Project Management, Consulting Services, Data Conversion, Training, Extended Services and Customer Support. She has more than 25 years’ experience servicing global customers in the information technology, financial services and HCM industries with a passion for customer satisfaction.

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Prior to Brightree, Brown served as chief operating officer at S2Verify LLC, a startup firm, where she developed the Customer Support, Vendor Management and Outsourcing programs in support of the background screening technology platform. Before that, she served as vice president, Client Satisfaction, Screening Solutions at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where she managed the Strategic Account Management, Implementation and Customer Support teams accountable for 80 percent of the divisional revenue. Brown also has held various customer satisfaction and operations leadership roles at ChoicePoint, Inc., S1 Corporation, Witness Systems, Dun&Bradstreet Software and MSA, Inc.

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Jana Macon
Vice President, Home Health and Hospice

Jana Macon serves as Vice President, Home Health and Hospice where she is responsible for sales, account management and partner programs, in addition to the overall success of the business. Jana has been a member of the Brightree Executive Team for 10 years, and has more than 20 years of experience in directing and managing operational aspects of software development, implementation, support and overall customer success.

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Prior to joining Brightree, Jana was Director of Customer Services at IQ Software where she led a team that managed all post-sales consulting, implementation, and training. Before that, Jana held various roles at Precision Software, including: Quality Assurance Analyst, Customer Support Manager, and Training and Implementation Manager.

Jana earned a BSIS, Bachelors of Computer Science - Information Science from Christopher Newport University.

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Steve Rogers
Vice President, Product Management

Steve Rogers serves as Vice President, Product Management where he is responsible for product strategy, feature prioritization and product roadmap across Brightree’s portfolio of cloud-based post-acute care solutions.

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Steve brings more than 20 years of experience in software product development and product management with the last 7 being on SaaS / cloud applications. He has an extensive background developing, managing, integrating and supporting complex technology products in a variety of settings – from startups to global firms. His previous roles include director of product management at Nuesoft Technologies in ambulatory care practice management and EHR, vice president of product management and engineering operations at Imbee, Inc., and vice president of both global service and support and product management at Zhone Technologies. In addition to his strong project management and technical background, Rogers offers an innovative approach to product development and customer service.

Steve earned a BS in civil engineering and an MS in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology.

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