Emilos

Emil Ajdyna

Senior Engineer

ZUT MS, BS
Emil enjoys building friendly user interfaces. He previously led frontend teams in the banking industry, building a large scale single page application for retail and company customers.

Jason

Jason Begleiter

Chief Innovation Officer

Duke, BSE
Jason is a serial innovative thinker. A product veteran of Google, Jason then led Product Innovation at WebMD before joining Parachute Health.

Chantel

Chantel Christmas

Patient Advocate

AS, Healthcare Admin
Chantel understands how difficult healthcare can be. From claims to customer service, she has done it all within healthcare. Chantel previously worked at companies such as Oscar, 1199 SEIU and Emblemhealth.

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Corey Feldman

Senior Director, Sales

Penn, BS
Corey speaks the customers’ language. Before joining Parachute Health, Corey launched Taboola’s operations in South America, including Brazil and Argentina.

Zach

Zach Fleitman

COO

Northwestern, BA
Zach has spent his career advising and running healthcare companies. Most recently, Zach launched and ran operations, finance, business development and quality at Kinsa, where he helped grow the company six-fold.

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Josh Foreman

Onboarding Team

Emory University, BBA
Josh loves helping companies discover new ways to grow. A recent graduate of Emory University’s business school, he concentrated in Marketing and Strategy and Management Consulting.

Sammy

Sammy Gallo

Director, Patient Advocate

UNC, BA
Sammy loves empowering companies to provide better customer experiences, and empowering customers to get the most out of the products they use. He launched global Customer Experience systems for Karhoo, and before that he was an early Customer Experience leader for Plated.

David

David Gelbard

Founder/CEO

Emory, BBA
David has been investing and growing diverse businesses his entire career, including his family’s pharmacy and medical supplies company. He founded Parachute Health after seeing the impact of poorly coordinated care firsthand.

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Nick Gisonna

Documentation Associate

WPU, BA
Nick has a decade of experience working in healthcare. While working as an auditor at Atlantic Health, Nick developed his devotion to ethics and patient advocacy and he is committed to providing patients with better experiences and outcomes.

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Andrew Harrel

Patient Advocate

CUNY, CIS
Andrew is always ready to help users navigate emerging technologies. Most recently he spent his time mastering operations systems, and sharing his knowledge and love of technology at Apple Inc.

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Nathan Herzing

Software Engineer

Carnegie Mellon, BS
Nathan enjoys using technology to improve inefficient processes. He has helped bring efficiency to absentee voting, commercial real estate, and now healthcare. He also enjoys riding his blue bicycle.

Stasha

Stasha Johnson

Patient Advocate

UNR
Stasha has 5 years experience in Durable Medical Equipment and healthcare. While working as a client success manager and hospital liaison she helped to rebuild multiple EMR and ordering systems to meet regulatory criteria and trained staff on public insurance LCD’s to help bridge the gap between DME suppliers and clinicians.

Abby

Abby Lee

Usability

Emory, BA
Abby understands users. She first helped customers at Yelp before joining the Parachute Health team.

Josh

Josh Lee

Senior Engineer

Emory, MSPH, Princeton, BSE
Josh modernizes healthcare companies’ and facilities’ technology. Prior to Parachute Health, he was a Principal Engineer for J2 Interactive, a health tech consultancy.

Pete

Pete Lepage

Patient Advocate / Doctor Liaison

Ithaca College, BS
Pete makes care givers and patients smile. Pete has previously brightened days at Oscar, Apple, and is a resident Improv guru.

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Elyssa Mactas

Patient Advocate Lead

NYU, BFA
Elyssa loves refining processes that were once distressing, time-consuming, or scary through applying technology and creatively combining resources — making these same experiences stress-free and even fun! She created the first on-demand platform for NYC actors to book audition help.

Logan

Logan Merriam

Director, Design

Chapman, BFA
Logan is beyond passionate about healthcare. He was the launch and lead designer for healthcare data company Kinsa before becoming creative director at Noom.

Matt

Matt Pestritto

CTO

Lehigh, BS
Matt is an experienced early stage leader. As the first CTO of Plated, he helped grow the company from 3 people through 100 in 30 months. Prior to that, Matt consulted for other early stage companies as well as built data infrastructure for large financial institutions.

Emily

Emily Polk

Operations

Cornell, BS
Emily loves finding ways to make people’s lives easier, especially using technology. After engineering school, she worked as a consultant with Oliver Wyman building new tools and processes to help companies adapt.

Jake

Jake Quain

Principal Engineer

Stanford, MS, Penn, M&T
Jake builds amazing products for incredible companies. He was a co-founder of Brooklyn Bridge Labs, lead developer at SpaceList and consultant at Pivotal Labs before joining Parachute Health.

Konrad

Konrad Ryłko

Full Stack Engineer

AGH MS, BS
Konrad loves learning and working for innovative startups which help people. He joined his Brooklyn Bridge Labs teammates at Parachute Health, and is excited to make an impact on the healthcare industry.

Reymon

Reymon Sinsay

Patient Advocate

CUNY, BA
Rey supports healthcare professionals. Rey helped users navigate products from Apple to JCrew.

Valentina

Valentina Tkachenko

Director, Product

Harvard, BA
Valentina knows healthcare complexity. She has worked with multiple early-stage health-tech companies, and quickly rose up the product management ranks at athenahealth, driving revenue cycle management and new products for post-acute service providers.

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Drew Trattler

Onboarding Team

CU Boulder, BA
Drew makes sure there’s always someone to talk to. Drew previously chatted people up at TEKSystems.

Steve

Steve Zerneri

Senior Director, Sales

UMass, BBA
Steve knows growth. As an early UBER employee, he literally wrote the new-geo launch playbook while responsible for launching multiple West Coast geographies.

Advisory board

Advisor brodsky

BERT BRODSKY

Sandata, National Medical Health Card Systems

Advisor browne

FRED BROWNE

Former President of McKesson Extended Care

Barbara green

BARBARA GREEN

Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA)

Advisor thomas kempner

THOMAS KEMPNER

Loeb Partners

Advisor machinist

ROBERT MACHINIST

Columbus Nova, Patricof & Co., Maimonides

Advisor nelson

TREVOR NELSON

Alliance Consumer Growth

Advisor perlman

LEE PERLMAN

Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA)

Advisor rodrigues

ROY RODRIGUES

Intrepid Capital Partners

Jeffrey schwartz

JEFFREY SCHWARTZ

Old Pro Ventures, Traffix Inc.

Advisor walters

ANTHONY WELTERS

UnitedHealth Group, Carlyle, CR Bard, NYU