The people revolutionizing healthcare integration.
Bridge Connector believes that healthcare deserves the same seamless communication enjoyed by other industries. Meet the executive team leading the charge in making our vision a reality.
We are passionate about delivering customers the best integration experience in healthcare － period. Say hello to the team responsible for getting Bridge Connector solutions to the organizations that need them most.
Brian Cappy is Executive Vice President of Sales for Bridge Connector. Most recently, Brian was Regional Vice President in Healthcare and Life Science sales for Salesforce, the leading customer relationship management (CRM) software. There, he garnered several honors while rising through the ranks, consistently exceeding both new business and renewal targets. Prior, Brian held sales leadership positions at Breg, Inc., helping hospital systems and clinicians decompress the “Orthopedic Episode” utilizing a SaaS product. Brian received his B.S. in biology, with honors, from the University of Oregon, with specialty and published work in evolutionary genetics and mating systems.
Joshua Cotham is Director of Solutions Engineering at Bridge Connector. Most recently, Joshua worked for MEDHOST as their Senior Manager of Technical and Service Operations. In this role, he led the technical sales function for both hosting operations and managed integration services. Under his leadership, the SaaS offering went from a startup service line inside the company to just under $5 million Annual Recurring Revenue in three years, while maintaining over 65% margins. Joshua received his B.B.A.in corporate management and his M.B.A. in Sustainability, both degrees from Lipscomb University, graduating with Latin honors.
Vivek Davalur is Director of Channel Sales at Bridge Connector. Most recently he was Enterprise Account Executive at Deputy, and was a founding member of the Enterprise team, establishing their strategic vision. Vivek worked with a variety of businesses, including healthcare, and established Deputy’s New York City office. Other career achievements of note include sales roles with Thoughtblox, Gather, and being the first sales role for FitMetrix, later acquired by MINDBODY. Vivek received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Georgia in biology, pre-med, before he took a self-professed “hard left turn into the world of startups and software sales” and hasn’t looked back since.
Suzie Edwards is the Director, EHR Partnerships at Bridge Connector. During her 11 years with Greenway Health, an EHR within the ambulatory space, Suzie pursued partnerships with complementary solutions to make their product more robust to serve growing customer needs. She ensured the rollout of new flagship solutions and overhauled reseller contracts to modernize their partnership program. Susie began her career as a financial analyst for some of the country’s most well-known brands, including Microsoft Corporation and Washington Mutual Bank, before transitioning to healthcare IT. She received her bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, and accounting at University of South Florida.
Melissa Sautter is the Director of Business Development at Bridge Connector. Most recently, Melissa was Head of Sales Development for Comcast Advertising, rebranded as Effectv, where she conceived and built their first inbound/outbound sales development program focused on new customer acquisition. Prior, Melissa was one of the first U.S. hires for Stackla, a SaaS marketing platform, where she was responsible for marketing tech stack optimization. She has also held sales leadership roles with SaaS companies such as Livefyre, and platforms such as Kyte, Kiptronic, and blinkx. Melissa received her Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University in environmental engineering.
Vishal Shah is Director of Partnerships at Bridge Connector. Most recently, he was Senior Manager of Platform Strategy and Partnerships at Cognizant, where he developed go-to-market strategies and partnerships for health insurance and health system customers. Prior, Vishal was also an enterprise consultant at eClinicalWorks where he won their “Rising Star” award for his work implementing EHR systems for enterprise customers and federally qualified health centers. Vishal received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Michigan State University and began his career as a business analyst before transitioning to healthcare technology, quickly becoming an in-demand speaker at conferences such as HIMSS.
David Beck is a Strategic Account Executive at Bridge Connector, based out of Seattle. Most recently, David was an Enterprise Imaging Sales Executive at Philips Healthcare, a leading health technology company in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring, and healthcare informatics. There, he designed a solution for a $10+ million contract in a non-renewal cycle. David has also held sales leadership roles for other organizations: National Sales Representative for a third-party logistics provider with $20 billion in freight annually; and a role in outside sales for a high-growth startup company. David received his bachelor of arts from the University of Washington in economics.
Jordan Conant serves Bridge Connector as a Strategic Account Executive. Prior, Jordan was a sales consultant at Breg, Inc., where she was responsible for growing her territory from $1.2 million to $3.5 million, selling orthopedic products and SaaS solutions, achieving President’s Club honors for multiple years. She also worked as a Business Development & Client Services Manager at OnCare where she sold SaaS to private, nonprofit and government early-education organizations and was responsible for helping launch their eCommerce site for the education market. Jordan received her bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from the University of Washington.
Chris Thomas is the Director of Partnerships at Bridge Connector. Chris was previously a Strategic Client Executive at Stericycle Communications Solutions, where he was responsible for sales and development strategies for SaaS-based online scheduling services. Prior, as an Account Executive at MedHost, Chris managed all EHR initiatives and sales activities for a 74-hospital territory in the West and Southeast regions, cultivating a $2 million annual quota for sales with independent and corporate-owned hospitals. Chris has also held sales roles with Marine Polymer Technologies, Merit Medical Systems, and GlaxoSmithKline. Chris earned his bachelor’s in history and minored in German studies at the University of Alabama.
Scott Yungling is a Strategic Account Executive at Bridge Connector. Over a six-year tenure with NextGen Healthcare, Scott was directly responsible for over $37 million in new business sales to clients ranging from state and regional health information exchanges to health systems, payers, government health agencies, and life sciences companies. He achieved President’s Club for five of six fiscal years, selling health information exchange (HIE) and other solutions for the Mirth division. Prior, Scott worked for Allscripts Healthcare, selling electronic health records (EHRs), Practice Management (PM), and revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions. Scott received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.
Alyson Epolito serves as a Senior Account Executive at Bridge Connector. Most recently, she was a Senior Sales Executive at Cancer IQ, Inc., the cancer risk assessment SaaS, which helps providers use genetic information to predict, pre-empt, and prevent disease, starting with cancer. There, she navigated a 15-state territory and sold into some of the largest hospitals in the country. Prior, she was a Sales Executive for Outcome Health, the healthcare innovation company that brings educational content into the physician’s office. Alyson received a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, with a major in business management.
Mike Iggulden is a Senior Account Executive at Bridge Connector, based out of Florida, where he is responsible for creating and maintaining partnerships with major EHR and CRM vendors, as well as new business development. Previously, Mike was an executive recruiter at The DeSantis Group, a boutique executive-recruitment firm, specializing in placing C-level executives in sales, marketing, finance, and human resources roles. He honed his sales and business development expertise when he spearheaded a new hospitality recruiting division for the company. Originally from Ontario, Canada, Mike received his B.S. degree from Cornell University in hospitality administration and management.
Nick McKay is a Senior Account Executive at Bridge Connector. Trained at Big Four consulting firms and Fortune 500 companies, Nick previously delivered exponential, multinational sales and pipeline growth for several U.S. and E.U.-based SaaS companies. He also founded a firm focused on building healthcare sales teams, market engagement, business intelligence, financial technology, customer experience, and data and cybersecurity clients. As a Senior Consultant in EY and Deloitte’s national healthcare practices, Nick managed and executed projects impacting business process reengineering, system implementation, change management, and revenue cycle. Nick received his Bachelor of Arts from University of Georgia.
Rob Nolan is a Senior Account Executive for Bridge Connector, based on the west coast. He formerly worked for Greenway Health revenue cycle management software, where he became known for earning highly competitive business for global accounts as an Account Executive. He also served as Healthcare Sales Director, West Region, for Record Reproduction Services; as a Business Development Manager at Sharecare where he handled enterprise accounts; as well as for HealthPort Technologies (now CIOX Health) where he learned the small business side of healthcare. Rob received his bachelor of science at Johnson & Wales University in marketing communications.
Darcilyn Schimschat is a Senior Account Executive at Bridge Connector, based out of Chicago. Most recently, Darcilyn served as an Account Executive at Salesforce within the Healthcare & Life Sciences vertical, securing new, high-value logos through consultative selling. Prior, she was a Sales Executive at Zillow Group, the real estate CRM and marketing suite, and she was a Sales Manager for the Irvine Company. Darcilyn also served as an Operations Manager at Google for an internal startup division, Google Shopping Express, for over 60 retail partner locations. She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Arizona State University with Latin honors.
Catie Stroup is a Senior Account Executive at Bridge Connector. Previously, Catie was a Solution Sales Account Executive at NuAge Experts where she led a successful Health Cloud Live initiative in conjunction with Salesforce, nearly doubling the revenue of the Healthcare and Life Sciences practice. Catie earned her Master of Public Health with an emphasis in environmental health from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and her bachelor’s degree in behavioral science from Juniata College. She has experience as a policy analyst and researcher and is the co-author of a study published in the Journal of Occupational Medicine.
Jennifer Challburg currently serves as an Account Executive at Bridge Connector. She was previously a Clinical Territory Associate for Intuitive, a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery, driving revenue while based out of their Washington, D.C. location. Prior, she was an associate sales representative for Progenity, a molecular diagnostic testing company, selling advanced genomic technology to healthcare providers. Jennifer has also held sales roles at two different pharmaceutical companies, Exeltis and Avion. She received her bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Kentucky, , where she was a communications major.
Adam Hall is a Senior Business Development Representative at Bridge Connector. Prior, Adam worked for Nashville-based AmberBox, a startup backed by Y-Combinator, the seed accelerator which has been responsible for launching such companies as Airbnb, DoorDash, Instacart, and Dropbox. He joined as a sales consultant who called on VP and director-level roles with Fortune 500 companies and was eventually promoted to a sales team lead. He began his career in banking with Fifth Third Bancorp, and is also a licensed realtor. Adam received his B.S. in business administration from the University of Alabama and was a graduate of the University Honors Program.
Nick Watson is a Senior Business Development Representative at Bridge Connector. Previously, he served as a sales consultant at AmberBox, where he set records for daily, weekly and monthly meeting quotas, and provided new insight with talk tracks to double conversion rates. He was also a founding member of the inside sales team for Vericare, a behavioral healthcare provider based out of San Diego, where he developed educational resources for the organization’s rural telehealth targets. Nick received his Bachelor of Arts from Gonzaga University in Seattle, where he was a four-year D1AA rugby player and social chairman for the team.
Keelin McNamara is a Business Development Representative at Bridge Connector. She excels in building relationships with professional decision-makers to understand their core business problems in regards to talent. Most recently, Keelin was Regional Engagement and Development Manager for the Better Business Bureau, serving as the local liaison for Middle Tennessee’s accredited businesses. Prior, she was the first business development representative in the Nashville area for the staffing and recruiting agency, Find Great People, placing over 50 full-time positions. Keelin received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama in public relations, advertising, and applied communication.
Maria Baker is a Solutions Engineer with Bridge Connector and has worked in healthcare integration for almost 20 years. Previously, she was at MEDHOST, working as an Interface Analyst, Team Lead and then Interface Services Manager where she was accountable for her team meeting stated revenue targets, helping customers work through escalated issues, and ensuring customer satisfaction. Prior, she was an Information Systems Analyst at Thorek Memorial Hospital, and an Application Specialist at MEDITECH. Maria received her Bachelor of Arts in computer science from Boston University. She moved to America when she was seven years old and learned English by watching cartoons.
Sam Einhorn is a Solutions Engineer at Bridge Connector. Most recently, he led the development of an Imaging Advisor product at EvidenceCare, the EHR-integrated clinical decision support tool. He was product lead for an engineering team and managed implementation of the product through several go-lives on the T-System EHR. Prior, Sam was Founder and Product Specialist for StrokeFlow, LLC, a native app that accelerates a stroke unit’s documentation process, designing the UI/UX of novel features in conjunction with the engineering team. Sam received his Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins University in mechanical engineering.
Clare Ellis is a Solutions Engineer at Bridge Connector, driving technical discussions with potential customers and providing scalable solutions to healthcare systems. Previously, she was the Customer Success and Integration Manager at Glooko, a remote patient monitoring platform for diabetes, serving as the sole point of contact for partners and providers integrating with EHR systems. Prior, Clare was Assistant Director of Billing at North Shore Hematology Oncology, and an Integration Analyst at Unlimited Systems, the healthcare software company offering solutions for Cancer Centers and Oncology practices. Clare is a Kentucky native and received her Bachelor of Science in Technology Management / Information Systems from Morehead State University.