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.
ROSS BROWN Sales
Brandeis, BA; NYU, MM & AC Ross is passionate about education and improving lives through technology. Prior to Parachute, Ross was involved in sales and media for Hirebotics, a robotics startup, before which he served as an Adjunct Professor at NYU.
CHANTEL CHRISTMAS Patient Advocacy
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.
CAROLINE DEWAR Operations
Bowdoin, BA Caroline loves improving healthcare operations and processes with technology. Prior to joining Parachute, she worked in implementation and account management at Epic.
COREY FELDMAN 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 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.
JOSH FOREMAN Marketing
Emory, 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.
DEVON HARRIS Patient Advocacy
Fordham, BS Devon enjoys working for tech companies that disrupt old industries. From working account securities at Uber to data management at StreetEasy, she knows it’s the user’s experience and trust in a platform that matters most.
SAMMY GALLO Patient Advocacy
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 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.
NICK GISONNA Documentation
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.
BECKY HAFT Operations
Cornell, BS, MHA Becky is passionate about improving the patient experience in the US Healthcare System. Before joining Parachute, she advised healthcare clients on population health, consumer experience, and growth strategy at Deloitte.
ANDREW HARRELL Patient Advocacy
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.
NATHAN HERZING Engineering
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 JOHNSON Sales
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.
ELYSSA LAKIN Patient Advocacy
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.
ABBY LEE Usability
Emory, BA Abby understands users. She first helped customers at Yelp before joining the Parachute Health team.
JOSH LEE Engineering
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 LEPAGE Patient Advocacy
Ithaca College, BS Pete makes care givers and patients smile. Pete has previously brightened days at Oscar, Apple, and is a resident Improv guru.
LOGAN MERRIAM 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.
JOHN MILLER Operations
Bucknell, BA John enjoys helping organizations become more efficient. Prior to joining Parachute, he worked as a consultant at RSM identifying data security risks and proposing best practice solutions for health systems and various other healthcare institutions.
JESEÑA MIRALLES Patient Advocacy
TMCC Jeseña has 6 years experience in health care services, ranging from DME to patient care and health care management. She has a passion for patient care and is dedicated to making an impact on the health care industry.
CATIE MOSER Sales
Penn State, MHA Catie is passionate about trying to improve patient care and care management with the use of technology throughout the continuum of care. Prior to joining Parachute she worked for start-ups that grew up; Phreesia and CipherHealth.
LINDSAY MOTLIN Documentation
Penn, BSE Lindsay loves to simplify complex challenges. Before joining Parachute, she helped build a consulting team at UBS, and she worked with healthcare clients as an analytics consultant at Accenture.
CHRIS PENG Patient Advocacy
BU, BS Prior to joining the Parachute Health revolution, Chris started his path interning at WomenWorking fighting for equality. His two main passions in life are working towards a greater cause and his dog Mr. Bear!
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 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 QUAIN Engineering
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 RYLKO Engineering
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 SINSAY Sales
CUNY, BA Rey supports healthcare professionals. Rey helped users navigate products from Apple to JCrew.
EMILY SCHARFMAN Legal & HR
Yale, BA; NYU, JD Emily has spent the last four years as a legal and human resources business partner to venture backed companies in NYC. Prior to that she was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP.
VALENTINA TKACHENKO 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.
DREW TRATTLER Sales
CU Boulder, BA Drew makes sure there’s always someone to talk to. Drew previously chatted people up at TEKSystems.
MARTY WEISSE Sales
Rutgers, BA Marty has over a decade of experience in healthcare sector in both the pharmaceutical arena as well as SaaS. He has worked for companies as prodigious as Johnson & Johnson as well as startups that he helped scale from their embryonic stage that are now unicorn organizations.
STEVE ZERNERI 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.
LYDIA ZOLMAN Sales
UVA, BS; Penn, MBA Lydia loves simplifying the complex and connecting the dots. Prior to joining Parachute, she worked for a number of healthcare startups and draws from years of experience leading strategy at Aetna, McKesson, and Mount Sinai.