Our Team

Culture

We love what we do. We’re looking for hard-working, fun, creative people who share our passion, want to be part of a culture that integrates professional and personal growth with helping others succeed, and are excited about creating a better healthcare future.

Staff

Chris Butler

Software Engineer

Chris has a multidisciplinary background in information design, web development, and video production. He enjoys the challenge of solving problems and the satisfaction of learning something new, and can always be counted on to lead the charge for efficient and cohesive solutions. He holds a BS in Electronic Media, Arts & Communication with a Human-Computer Interaction minor from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Mike DeRosa

DevOps Lead

Mike is an experienced software developer who takes pride in creating experiences that better people's lives. He started his career developing productivity applications for mobile devices before focusing on full stack web development. He likes spending his free time with his family, playing drums, and creating music. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with BS in computer science and mathematics.

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Dave Jenkins

CFO

Dave is a retired Big 4 audit partner with deep finance, accounting, SEC reporting and transaction experience. He has a 30 year track record of assisting companies develop strategies, work through complex business problems, complete transactions, and establish strong business processes and systems.

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Kevin Kelly

Software Engineer

Kevin is a full stack software developer who graduated with a BS in Marine Biology and an AS in Vessel Operations from Maine Maritime Academy. After realizing his passion for software engineering he obtained another BS in Computer Science from Western Connecticut State University. He enjoys creating efficient and scalable systems. When he is able to he likes scuba diving and hiking with his dogs.

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Brady Mackey

Software Engineer

Brady is a full stack developer with a passion for creating fast and interactive user experiences that customers want from their web applications. He has a BS in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College, and transitioned to Software Development when he found out how much he loved building applications from the ground up. In his free time Brady enjoys exercising, cooking, and staying at home with his wife and 2 dogs. A fun fact about Brady is that he gets very into baking bread or other savory goods from scratch.

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Gregory Makoul

Founder and CEO

An expert in doctor-patient communication and shared decision making, Greg is internationally recognized for a radical common sense, patient-centered approach to innovation. He started PatientWisdom because professional and personal experience made it clear that listening to patients – individually and at scale – is the real key to improving health and care. Greg earned a BA from Wesleyan, PhD from Northwestern, and MS in Health Care Delivery Science from Dartmouth.

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Laine Makoul

Content Analyst

Laine curates stories that are shared on PatientWisdom, with a focus on rigorous content analysis to distill responses into themes and subthemes. Internships in patient experience at a health system, family studies and social affairs at the UN, and an immunology lab at George Washington University have broadened her interest in health and care. Laine is majoring in Healthcare Management at the University of Connecticut.

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AJ Miller

Director of Technology

AJ Miller is a seasoned full stack developer with expertise in scalable and high availability systems. He's architected large-scale systems for companies like Odyssey Logistics, Merial, and Home Depot. When he's not at work, his time is spent with his family and at the gym training in the martial art Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He holds a BA in Philosophy from Boston University.

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Jennifer Moore

Implementation Manager

Jennifer is passionate about improving the patient experience. She is based in Milwaukee, and works on-site at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin with a focus on user testing, educating stakeholders, and working with leaders to ensure successful implementation of PatientWisdom across the system. She has a background in Clinic Operations, and holds a MHA from St. Francis University and a certificate in Advanced Lean Training from the Virginia Mason Institute.

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Leigh Morgan

Partner Success Supervisor

Leigh joins PatientWisdom with over 10 years of experience in online advertising, with a focus on building strong client relationships. She began her career working with Fortune 100 partners at Google, managing complex advertising campaigns and leading e-Commerce partner integrations. Most recently, she directed successful account management teams at Twitter. Leigh holds a BA in Communications and Media Studies and MA Public Communications from Fordham University.

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Luanne Murphy

Office Manager

Luanne is responsible for the efficient functioning of the PatientWisdom office, working closely with the sales and financial teams. She has several years of sales experience in Silicon Valley as well as an extensive customer service background. Luanne earned a BA from Boston University in Geography (yes, Geography) and truly believes the world would be a better place if we treated everyone with respect.

Thomas Parry

Director of Sales

Thomas is an accomplished, goal-driven sales leader with more than two decades of measurable business building success with venture-capital funded software companies. Since 2000, his focus has been within the Healthcare IT segment, most recently with Practical Data Solutions and ClearDATA. Thomas grew up on a small hobby farm and today lives on a horse farm. In his spare time, he loves all things baseball, watching his 3 boys play sports, and is an avid cyclist.

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Mia Tompkins

Content Analyst

Mia Tompkins joined PatientWisdom to help care teams and health organizations learn what matters to patients. She focuses on summarizing open-ended responses into themes and subthemes. Mia graduated from the University of Saint Joseph with a major in Nutrition. In her free time, she enjoys running and competing in longer style races such as marathons.

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Erin Wolter

Implementation Coordinator

Erin focuses on user-­centered testing and calibration. She also handles curation of PatientWisdom content and manages operations related to the Communication Assessment Tool (CAT). Erin has experience supporting the patient experience at hospitals in New England and working as a medical interpreter at wellness clinics across Connecticut. She graduated from Boston College with a BS in Biology.

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Charlie Woodward

Implementation Manager

Charlie comes to PatientWisdom with experience in managing patient experience software for health systems across the United States from his 4 years working for Epic. He graduated from Ithaca College with a BA in Physics and a minor in Computer Science. With his free time he enjoys playing soccer, golf, or board games with friends and family.

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Advisors

Amy Buckley

Amy is AVP for US Brand Digital and Social Media Strategy at MetLife. She is a dynamic digital marketing executive with more than 20 years of global leadership experience and expertise developing strategic brand-building initiatives, leveraging traditional brand marketing disciplines and digital/social media platform innovation. Amy brings a strong track record of creating strategic marketing campaigns and brand extensions that use analytics to increase consumer engagement, enhance brand value, and demonstrate ROI.

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Thomas Parkinson

Thomas and his brother Andrew co-founded Peapod in 1989 with $50,000 in seed money from friends and family. Peapod is now the oldest e-commerce company in the world and largest e-grocer in the country. As CTO and Head of Product, Thomas was responsible for Peapod’s web and mobile presence, UI design, IT infrastructure, and R&D. He brings 35 years of experience in customer-obsessed design, development, and analytics as well as a passion for both creating unique on-line experiences and delivering superior customer service.

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