We are technological caregivers

You could say Brightree is a technology company. And that’s true. But Brightree is, at its heart, about people.

We develop innovative, end-to-end technology solutions and services for people facing everyday challenges in the post-acute care industry. Brightree helps streamline processes, improve efficiency, and increase profitability.

For over fifteen years, organizations big and small have put their trust in us—for our wide-ranging solutions, our leadership, and our unmatched customer service. Going to work each day and creating new ways to positively impact our customers’ businesses and the lives of patients is just what we do.

Because Brightree is, after all, about people.

 

Leadership

Matt Mellott President and CEO​, Brightree

Matt Mellott

President and CEO
An accomplished senior operational and financial professional with over twenty-five years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry, Matt Mellott serves as Brightree’s chief executive officer. He has extensive operational and financial experience in a broad range of healthcare environments, including home health, home medical equipment, hospice, infusion therapy, skilled nursing facilities, physician practice management, and sleep disorder diagnostic testing. From 2008 to 2016, Matt was president of MedBridge Healthcare, a sleep disorder diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy provider. He co-founded the entity in 2004 after leading a management buyout of the sleep diagnostic subsidiary of his former employer, American Healthcare Services, a physician practice management company. Prior to assuming the top role at MedBridge, Matt served as the company’s chief financial officer. During his time in that position, he developed and implemented the organization’s growth strategy—defining its service offerings and delivery models, establishing partnerships, and building its infrastructure. Over twelve years, MedBridge grew to include 140 sleep disorder centers and twenty-one home medical equipment locations across twenty-two states. Matt was the chief financial officer at American Healthcare Services from 2001 to 2004, and at the home health nursing firm Medshares in 2000. Prior to that, Matt was vice president of finance for Beverly Home Care, the $125 million homecare division of a $2.4 billion longer-term care provider, and he served in a variety of financial roles at Integrated Health Services, Inc., a national post-acute care provider. Earlier in his career, Matt spent several years in public accounting at KPMG’s Healthcare Audit Practice. He sits on the board of the National Sleep Foundation and is a founding member of the Sleep Coalition, an organization formed in 2008 to work with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on payment and coverage policies regarding sleep diagnostic testing and CPAP therapy. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Loyola University in Maryland, and is also a certified public accountant.
Doug Brandberg Head of Finance

Doug Brandberg

Head of Finance
Doug Brandberg is Brightree’s Head of Finance and has more than 20 years of financial and operational experience leading teams for global technology companies. Before joining Brightree, Doug led global financial planning & analysis for GoDaddy, a leading technology provider to businesses and web professionals, where he was responsible for financial and strategic planning, management reporting, acquisition integration and treasury. Prior to GoDaddy, Doug led finance and operations teams in his roles as CFO for several large divisions of technology and data companies, including Equifax, First Data Corporation and AT&T. Doug’s experience also includes senior roles in investor relations, mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy. Doug has an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, an MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a CFA® charterholder.
Nupura Kolwalkar, Chief Product Officer, Brightree

Nupura Kolwalkar

Chief Product Officer
Nupura Kolwalkar is the chief product officer at Brightree, has almost two decades of experience developing and managing health care technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. With previous leadership roles at Purdue, Pfizer and McKesson, Kolwalkar brings a wide range of strategic backgrounds to her new role at Brightree.
Trish Nettleship Chief Marketing Officer​

Trish Nettleship

Chief Marketing Officer
Trish is the Chief Marketing Officer at Brightree, where she is responsible for marketing strategies and plans for new Brightree offerings, and driving demand generation and market development for Brightree’s current portfolio of cloud-based post-acute care solutions. Trish brings over 25 years of experience to Brightree with a strong track record in digital transformation, enabling the social enterprise, and developing high-level integrated multi-channel strategy across all aspects of marketing. She brings an innovative focus to product marketing, communications, channel management and business development that she has honed within her various industries, including: reseller, high tech, communications, telecommunications and pharmaceutical. Prior to joining Brightree, she held various marketing positions at UCB, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, and AT&T. She earned her MBA in International Business and a BA in Marketing both from Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. She actively serves as an expert panel member, presenter and moderator on marketing and strategy topics.
Nick Knowlton Vice President, Business Development​

Nick Knowlton

Vice President, Business Development
As vice president of business development for Brightree, Nick Knowlton leads the company’s strategic initiatives, including partnership development and healthcare interoperability efforts.Nick has over twenty years of business experience and has held sales, marketing, product, and strategy positions for technology and health information technology businesses. Prior to joining Brightree, Nick ran strategic initiatives for Greenway Health, a market leader in the physician practice EHR space. Nick has a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame
Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim

General Counsel for Brightree
Eugene Kim is General Counsel for Brightree and is responsible for providing strategic advice and counsel on all ongoing activities related to the Brightree’s legal affairs and ResMed SaaS. Eugene has a distinguished legal counsel background and has spent nearly two decades advising companies and helping business leaders navigate complex legal issues. He joins us from Open Text Inc., a global ECM and EDI software company, where he led teams supporting Enterprise sales, Marketing, Product Development, and the Engineering business units. He also served as Partner at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP where he focused on patent and trademark litigation. Prior to his time at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP, Eugene held in-house counsel roles at GEICO and InPhonic, Inc. Eugene earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Washington.
Liz Brown Vice President, Customer Satisfaction

Liz Brown

Vice President, Customer Satisfaction
As vice president of customer satisfaction Liz is responsible for professional services which includes project management, consulting services, data conversion, training, extended services and customer support. She has more than twenty-five years’ experience servicing global customers in the information technology, financial services, and HCM industries. Prior to her time at Brightree, Liz served as chief operating officer at startup S2Verify LLC 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 of client satisfaction for screening solutions at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where she led the strategic account management, implementation and customer support teams accountable for 80 percent of the divisional revenue. She has also held various customer satisfaction and operations leadership roles at ChoicePoint, Inc., S1 Corporation, Witness Systems, Dun & Bradstreet Software, and MSA, Inc.
Sunil Krishnan Vice President, RCM

Sunil Krishnan

Vice President, RCM
As Vice President for the Revenue Cycle Management service business for Brightree, Sunil leads global operations with a distinct focus on driving value for clients by maximizing their quality and ROI. In addition, Sunil’s expertise in managing operations and his keen focus on analytics helps customers achieve optimization and workflow efficiency, as well as help to provide actionable insights into businesses. Sunil has a diverse background with strong business and deep technical skills. Prior to joining Brightree, Sunil worked at Intel Corporation as a Senior Design Engineer. Sunil has a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
Angie Walker

Angie Walker

Senior People Business Partner
Senior People Business Partner for Brightree, Angie Walker brings more than 15 years of partnering with technology companies to achieve business results. As a strategic HR adviser collaborating closely with executive and senior leaders, she works closely with the team to execute company strategic objectives by aligning HR strategy with the business. Additionally, Angie focuses on the employee journey in areas like development, culture, talent management, change management, and succession planning. Prior to joining Brightree, she held various HR leadership positions at Sage, Fiserv, Citrix System, and USBank. She earned her BA in psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a concentration in Human Resources.
Mike Lorenz

Mike Lorenz

Vice President of ReSupply
Mike Lorenz is Brightree’s Vice President of ReSupply solutions and has more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles across the banking, technology and healthcare industries. Before joining Brightree, Mike was the President and Head of Product at Snapworx, a start up software company supporting the Home Medical Equipment industry. Prior to Snapworx, Mike was the CEO of Sound Oxygen Service, a regional Home Medical Equipment company with locations across the Pacific Northwest. At every step, Mike’s career has focused on using data to measure critical performance factors in businesses and then implementing technology solutions to leverage organizational strengths at scale. Mike has an undergraduate degree from Washington State University, a Masters in Banking from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, and Executive Education from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Heather Yi, Vice President Customer-Success​ at Brightree

Heather Yi

Vice President, Customer Success
As Vice President of Customer Success at Brightree, responsible for prioritizing the success and satisfaction of HME, ReSupply, and Infusion customers. Her teams work directly with these customers to improve their technology adoption, maximize their use of Brightree software and services and increase their revenue growth. She joined Brightree in September of 2010 and has held successive roles as senior project manager, senior sales engineer, director of sales engineers and, most recently, senior director of Customer Success before taking on her current leadership role. Previously, Heather was the vice president of corporate compliance and vice president of sales operations, respectively, at Fuller Rehabilitation, an HME provider and Brightree customer with 16 locations in Georgia. During her six years at Fuller, Heather also served in roles where she was responsible for the billing and call center arms of the organization. At Brightree, her leadership in customer-facing roles coupled with her expertise on the provider perspective has helped Brightree transform its approach to customer success by putting customers –and their patients – at the center of all we do. Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from Texas Lutheran University and received ATP certification from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) during her years as an HME provider.
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