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Polus Capital Team
Alan YingManaging Director
Alan began his career as a surgeon before he started his first business out of a garage. He grew it to over 120 employees, sold it to a publicly traded company, and helped run the acquiring $400M healthcare business before going to the other side of the investor table.
Christopher OliviaMember Advisor
Dr. Olivia has CEO, Board, and investing experience with startups up to multi-billion dollar entities. He is currently President of Continuum Health Alliance, and was recently at Highmark after engineering their merger with West Penn Allegheny Health System, where he was CEO.
Stewart ChristMember Advisor
Stewart is an accomplished CEO, Chairman, and private company advisor. He is the Founder of The Executive Peer Forum and is currently a Principal at BMC Advisors. Previously he was Founder, CEO, and Chairman of OnLine Investments; Co-Founder of U.S. Smoke and Fire Curtain; and President of HDS, Inc.
Chris HesslerMember Advisor
Chris is a successful multiple-time Founder, CEO, and Chairman. He was the original investor in Linkwell Health, where he is currently Executive Chairman. Previously he was Founder of Imagitas and On Target Media, Board member of Jumpstart, and CEO of El Dorado Marketing.
Christopher CarterMember Advisor
Christopher was the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of WisePatient, a SaaS-based patient access & care coordination platform connecting patients and providers online, which he sold to Sharecare in 2012. Christopher is an investor, advisor, and board member of multiple growth stage companies.
Harriett FlowersMember Advisor
Harriett founded a SaaS business (IMaCS) which she bootstrapped to a private equity recap (Accuro) and eventual public exit (MDAS). She is a passionate investor in technology and healthcare businesses and an advisor to companies from idea stage through exit.
Geoffrey HyattMember Advisor
Geoffrey is a serial entrepreneur, an occasional investor and advisor to early stage companies. Most recently Mr. Hyatt was Founder and CEO of Contact Networks, which he started in 2001 and was acquired by Thomson Reuters in 2007.
Ivo NelsonMember Advisor
Ivo was the founder, CEO, and Chairman of two the largest and most successful healthcare technology services firms in the last 20 years. He is currently Chairman of NextWaveHealth, an early stage tech incubator, and is an active investor, Board Director, and advisor to private companies.
David GrinbergsMember Advisor
Dr. Grinbergs has been President, CEO, and Board Director of startups, growth companies, and public, multi-billion dollar entities. He was recently President of TeamHealth (NYSE:TMH), Interim President of Athas Health, and Founder of Clinigain.
Mark MurrisonMember Advisor
Mark is the founder and CEO of ScaleRx a leading business advisor and accelerator, and was recently the President of MDVIP, the nation’s largest concierge medicine company. He is an experienced growth company leader and operator.
Shahir Kassam-AdamsMember Advisor
Shahir is an experienced Board Member, CEO, President, and Strategist for public and private companies undergoing rapid growth and transition. As an operational executive he has led or managed M&A transactions valued at over $18B.
Garry MeierMember Advisor
Garry has been Chairman, Director, CEO, President, and COO for over a dozen public and private companies ranging in size from $20M – $800M. For the last 10 years Garry has served as a strategic advisor to high growth B2B services companies through the Ephor Group.
Russ ThomasMember Advisor
Russ has been a successful CEO, Chairman, and Director on Boards of private companies and non-profit organizations. Prior to his current role as CEO of Availity, Russ led the growth of Gold Standard from start-up to industry leader and eventual sale to a large public company.
Sam MarSenior Associate
Sam is a Senior Associate with Polus Capital and has a global background in technology consulting, financial services, and product innovation. At Polus, Sam is responsible for deal origination, investment analysis, and business development.
Carla is an Analyst at Polus Capital. She has program management and operational management experience with companies from startups to large companies like EDS.
Ben BrofmanManaging Editor
Ben is the Managing Editor for Digital & Social Media at Polus Capital and is a strategic communications professional with over seven years experience working for non-profits, digital media start-ups, and private pr firms in media relations, marketing, editing and writing.