We’re small but mighty

Our company

Our company started back in 2006 as a staffing agency for surgical services and emergency rooms. Today we’re a Growth Company, built on decades of healthcare operations experience, committed to helping health providers make the most of their careers. We’ve created a product that empowers our users to grow professionally and personally.

Our culture

We believe professional skills are like tool bags, and we make sure our teammates fill that bag with as many tools as they can. Our employees are encouraged to engage the community, share what they do, and manage their time as they see fit.

We’ve created a bank of online courses which are offered to employees for free. Outside of that, we invite our team members to find and take new courses and certifications, we cover their expenses towards acquiring new skills.

Moreover, our employees enjoy the perks of 401k, free medical, dental, and vision, as well as stock options and a full six weeks of PTO.

This is a company with a flat hierarchy, where no voice is louder than the next. Ours is a culture of listening, and we have a mission to continue to cultivate an empathetic and inclusive workspace. We’re always looking to find hard-working, creative individuals to join our ranks.

Our headquarters are in the heart of Austin, just south of the river along the Greenbelt, and minutes away from the cultural district of South Congress. Our offices are geared towards team collaboration, with a mix of open workspaces and private areas.

Our promise

We’re always looking for new ways to aid healthcare professionals throughout every step of their career. We want to create innovative, simple solutions that will improve our user’s quality of life and the efficiency of the industry itself.

Executive Team

Alexander Candelario

President and Director

Alexander Candelario is a retired Marine Officer and former partner at a major accounting firm specializing in forensic accounting. Mr. Candelario has extensive experience in healthcare operations, mergers, and acquisitions, and has managed and founded multiple businesses in the healthcare space including a practice management group. Alexander holds a degree and MBA in accounting from Texas A&M University as well as a Master in Finance from Harvard University. He is also currently pursuing studies at MIT in data and economics.

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Shawn Frasquillo

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer

Shawn Frasquillo has over 10 years of experience in healthcare operations from direct patient care to administration. At Intiva Health, Shawn oversees software implementation and integration, as well as research and product development. Mr. Frasquillo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from Texas State University.

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David Andrews

Chief Financial Officer

David Andrews is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has 7 years of finance and accounting experience. With stints at Dell and Deloitte, Mr. Andrews also served as CFO for Progenicare, a medical products and services company. David holds a Master in Accountancy from Texas State University.

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Ayan Monpara M.D.

Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Development

Dr. Ayan Monpara, M.D., is an experienced healthcare professional with a demonstrated history of working in clinical healthcare, integrated delivery networks , health systems, healthcare information technology, and the healthcare services industry. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Science focused in Biology/Biological Sciences from Wayne State University. Dr. Monpara is highly skilled in Healthcare Consulting and Healthcare Management. He is also an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

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Management

Bridget Mueller

Vice President of Customer Support

Leena Gajula

Senior QA Analyst

Advisory Board

Peter Kirby

Co-founder of Factom, seasoned entrepreneur

As a leader in the blockchain space and distributed ledger technology, Mr. Kirby was the driving force behind delivering major products to market and has led multimillion-dollar operations. For the past 15 years, Mr. Kirby has advised numerous successful early stage companies with his extensive knowledge of business development and community-based marketing in the technology sector. He earned his degree in biochemistry from Lehigh University and a Master’s in Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business in Austin, Texas, where Mr. Kirby graduated Summa Cum Laude.

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Edward Bolton

President, Nexus Medical Consulting

Mr. Bolton founded Nexus Medical Consulting in 2009 and has more than 20 years of executive healthcare experience as well as expertise in independent clinical review services. He is a Chairman of the Membership and Marketing Committee of NAIRO, the National Association of Independent Review Organizations, and was a Chairman of the Central Texas Economic Department.

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Steve Kerr

Senior Advisor & CLO (Fmr.) – Goldman Sachs

Mr. Kerr is a former senior advisor to Goldman Sachs, following a six-year term as a managing director and Chief Learning Officer. Before joining Goldman, he was General Electric’s chief learning officer and vice president of corporate leadership development. Mr. Kerr has served on the business school faculties of Ohio State University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Southern California, and as a member of the board of directors of Harvard Business Publishing, The Motley Fool, and the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. Mr. Kerr is on the advisory board of the University of Pennsylvania’s program in learning leadership and the Forbes School of Business. He has authored or co-authored 6 books and more than 80 journal articles.

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Admiral Tom Hayward

Former Chief of Naval Operations for the United States Navy

As the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) from 1978 to 1982, Admiral Hayward was the highest ranking officer and professional head of the United States Navy. His decorated and distinguished service spans World War II through the Vietnam War, where he was a naval aviator and flew combat missions. He was later a lead instructor in the forerunner to Topgun, a commanding officer of two ships, one for which he received the Legion of Merit. Since retirement from the Navy, Admiral Hayward has co-founded companies focused on reading and math solutions K-12, masters and doctorates in education, and both domestic and international distance learning for college and higher education.

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Capt. Len Kaine

Founder and President of the Golden Rule Society charity | Retired Navy Captain, Fighter Pilot, and Airline Pilot

Captain Kaine is the founder and president of the Golden Rule Society, a global organization that provides beneficial educational, motivational, inspirational, and character building programs to children of military service members, firefighters, and law enforcement personnel. Among the accolades for his dedication to service, Captain Kaine has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize four times, received the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service (2006) and the President’s Volunteer Service Award (2005), the Community Spirit Award from Kiwanis International (2004), and added to the National Roll of Honor at Washington National Cathedral (2002). Captain Kaine is an honored combat veteran who served with distinction in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator fighter pilot, squadron commander and air wing staff. He is also a retired Airline Captain and instructor for US Airways.

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Jim Kyle

Attorney, former Marine Officer

Mr. Kyle is a member of the Chicago Board of Trade, International Monetary Market and Foreign Exchange Trader. He is an advisory board member to a variety of businesses and a consultant to real estate, investment banking, construction and development companies. Mr. Kyle has expertise in international business, venture capital, corporate formation and structure. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed "In Search of Heroes".

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Dr. Jose Nieves, MD, FACOG

Brownsville OB/GYN Associates, PLLC

Dr. Nieves is Chairman of the Robotic Surgery/Minimally Invasive Gynecology Committee at Valley Baptist – Brownsville and he also serves as a Robotic Surgery proctor, supervising aspiring robotic surgeons for Intuitive Surgical. Dr. Nieves was the first Brownsville gynecologist to perform a robotic-assisted hysterectomy, and the first to perform robotic assisted operation. Dr. Nieves is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. He has served as Chairman of numerous bodies including the Laser Committee, Safety Department, OB/GYN Department, Credentials and Ethics Department. Dr. Nieves received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico in 1981, and a Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1990. Dr. Nieves is also an Associate Professor of the School of Biomedicine at UT-Brownsville.

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Peyton Thompson, MD

Board Certified, Emergency Medicine | Chief Medical Officer, Little River Healthcare

Dr. Peyton L Thompson, MD is committed to intelligent healthcare solutions, with expertise in patient care coordination, interoperability, revenue cycle management, electronic health records, and administrative solutions for practices and clinicians. With 46 years' experience, Dr. Thompson is a Family Practice specialist based in Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals and medical groups including Little River Healthcare, Little River Healthcare Cameron Hospital, Scott & White Memorial Hospital and Rockdale Blackhawk LLC. Dr. Thompson graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1972.

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Ian Hadfield, DDS

Periodontist | Gum Disease Specialist

Dr. Ian Hadfield received his Dental degree from the University of Alberta in 1970 and entered private practice. After receiving specialty certification in Periodontics from Boston University in 1979, he returned to private practice in Victoria, B.C. He has been president of his district and provincial societies as well as chairman of Provincial Government Liaison. Dr. Hadfield has twice been a Provincial Convention Chairman and a Specialty Board Examiner. In 2002 Dr. Hadfield was granted Fellowship in the American College of Dentists, and he retired from practice in 2014. Active in fundraising and clinical mentoring, Dr. Hadfield has been a development partner in Spinnaker’s Gastro Brew Pub, Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa, and a member of the Board of Directors for EFG America rubber recycling.

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Roz Huang

Founder/CEO | Dandelion Global

Roz Huang is an accomplished international business expert with 20+ years of success in global investment and business development. She has an exceptional record with global vision, strategy and execution excellence in cross-border market-entry consulting, investor relations, capital raise, women in leadership and regularly liaisons between US and China/Asia Pacific on the topics of healthcare, education and technology.
Roz has utilized her understanding of the China and US business cultures to identify key funding opportunities in the US for Chinese investors, primarily in the IT, bio-medical and green sectors. Likewise, she is a valued adviser to Chinese investors who wish to understand the business environment and factors to consider when making investments in the US.
Roz brings energy and integrity to every project she works on – inspiring others to do the same. She earned an MBA, is a Sr. Adviser of US-China Culture Exchange Association, Executive board member of Asian Culture and Media Association, and a member of the Women’s Leadership Exchange.
She has also been recognized as "Woman Entrepreneur of the Year" by the China Entrepreneur Summit and World Chinese Venture Model Forum in Beijing, 2009. Dandelion Global, LLC was recognized by the World Trade Center San Diego with the "2011 North County International Trade Excellence Award."

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Dr. Henry Tarlian

Co-owner of Western Vascular Institute

Dr. Tarlian is fellowship-trained and Board Certified by the American Board of Vascular Surgery. He completed his vascular fellowship at the Arizona Heart Institute under the tutelage of world-recognized surgeon, Dr. Edward B. Diethrich., where for several years Dr. Tarlian served as the clinical instructor for continuing medical education. He has also served as the Chief of Surgery at AKDHC for five years, where he was at the forefront of treatment and intervention for end stage renal disease and fistula creation.

Dr. Tarlian has had multiple publications in many major peer reviewed journals. He is the Director of the educational program for Western Vascular Institute’s Vein Center at which he trains surgeons throughout the world in the aggressive treatment of venous diseases. He is also the Co-founder of the Western Vascular Institute’s vascular catheterization lab.

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Jon Conlin

Cory Watson Principal Co-Chair | Drug & Medical Device Litigation Practice

Jon Conlin is a Shareholder and Principal with the law firm of Cory Watson, P.C., based in Birmingham, Alabama. A Birmingham native with deep Alabama roots, Jon earned his bachelor’s degree from Samford University before earning his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. A nationally recognized litigator, Jon has devoted his entire practice to representing individuals in complex product, medical, consumer, and toxic exposure cases with a particular focus on multi-party consolidated or MDL work.

Over his twenty years of practice, Jon has been on the trial teams of multiple MDL bellwether or discovery pool cases, has served in various Court appointed Lead Counsel, Plaintiff Steering Committee, and Settlement Counsel positions, and has even served in neutral Settlement Administrator and Special Master capacities. Furthermore, in addition to his court appointed positions and trial work, Jon has personally been involved as the sole, or a primary, contributing settlement model architect for over a dozen confidential global or aggregate multi-party resolutions involving hundreds or thousands of claimants in each.

Along with his litigation practice and spending time with his wife and two daughters, Jon is actively involved in philanthropic and investment activities. Pulling on his varied legal and life experiences, Jon seeks out those businesses which he sees providing forward-facing solutions to the pharmacological, technological, healthcare related, or commercial societal challenges he has observed. This strategy has allowed Jon to make conscientious investment partnerships with cutting edge, twenty-first century, real world problem solvers such as the great team at Practice Interactive.

Jon has used the successes from his work and investments over the years to then give back to the community through his and his wife Amy’s involvement with numerous local and national charities that cater to the neediest of men, women, and children. These organizations include Ronald McDonald House, United Way of Central Alabama, Mitchell’s Place - Comprehensive Autism Treatment Center, The Pantry - Kansas Food Bank, the Crimson Foundation, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and others.

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