VetsEZ

LEADERSHIP

Mr. Miner serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of VetsEZ. In this role, he is responsible for defining long and short-term strategies and setting goals for VetsEZ. Mr. Miner oversees all aspects of VetsEZ’s growth, maturity and operations while ensuring that the company continues to be recognized as a worldwide leader of health information technology services. Before VetsEZ, Mr. Miner worked as a principal contract specialist for US Army Corps of Engineers where he was responsible for pre-award and post-award functions. Mr. Miner is a proud Veteran who has served in US Navy for 24 years in various roles supporting forward deployed combat operations. Mr. Miner studied political science at Northeastern University.

James Miner
President and CEO

Mrs. Miner serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations for VetsEZ. In this role, she is responsible for leading and managing business operations of the company in an efficient and effective manner. A concerned and involved contender for human betterment, Mrs. Miner’s objectives are focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities for optimal health and quality of life. Before Co-founding VetsEZ, Mrs. Miner served as a specialized ophthalmology nurse at the Sinskey Eye Institute in Santa Monica wherein she gained extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with the anatomy, physiology, and treatment of various eye diseases. Mrs. Miner attended the Casa Loma College in California.

Phon Miner
Senior Vice President

Mr. Dhar serves as the Executive Vice President & CIO of VetsEZ. In this role, Mr. Dhar is responsible for managing and overseeing various facets of VetsEZ including capture management, business development, and service delivery. Mr. Dhar brings over 20 years of experience in leading IT efforts for federal agencies in the areas of architecture, design and development of electronic health record systems, health information exchange systems and benefits management systems. Mr. Dhar has a MS Degree in Information Systems from Utah State University.

Sanjay Dhar
Executive Vice President & CIO

Mr. Brouillard serves as Vice President of Operations for VetsEZ. In this role, Mr. Brouillard manages the day-to-day operations of the company including financial management, service delivery, recruitment and human resources. He has been instrumental in establishing the VetsEZ’s enterprise systems, which allows all on-site and telecommuting staff able to collaborate online with ease.

Mr. Brouillard is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in business start-ups, operations management, program management, sales and tactical planning. Mr. Brouillard earned his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Oregon.

Stephen Brouillard
Vice President, Operations

Mr. Costenbader leads the capture of new business in Federal Government IT Services, particularly for agencies in the healthcare domain Health and Human Services (HHS) and Defense Health Agency (DHA). In Mr. Costenbader’s 35 years in IT services, he has led corporate business development, capture, proposal development, and marketing, and has also had profit-and-loss responsibilities and oversight of IT service delivery. He has successfully captured IDIQ contract vehicles such as VA’s T4 and VECTOR, and CIO-SP3, among others.

Mr. Costenbader is a PMP certified professional and possesses Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from LaSalle University and George Washington University, respectively.

Jay Costenbader
Vice President, Strategic Growth

Mr. Pope serves as the Director of Service Delivery for VetsEZ and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of VestEZ’s federal contracts’ delivery and customer success. Additionally, Mr. Pope supports the strategic growth of VetsEZ by identifying and developing innovative solutions that solve customers needs. Mr. Pope has over 15 years of experience supporting federal and commercial clients, with a focus on health IT, cyber security and consulting services. Mr. Pope is PMP certified and holds a BA in Management.

Nathan Pope
Director, Service Delivery

Mr. Kearney serves as the Director of Business Development for VetsEZ and is responsible for developing business opportunities with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, the Defense Health Agency and other health related federal and State agencies. He develops positioning strategies with government customers and industry teaming partners and is responsible for implementing capture strategies, teaming strategies, competitive analysis, pricing strategies, market analysis, and provides strategic leadership and direction for large scale government contracting pursuits.

With over 20 years of experience Mr. Kearney has led over 60 successful captures. Mr. Kearney has an MBA from Johns Hopkins Cary Business International Graduate School.

Joseph Kearney
Director, Business Development

Ms. Gripka serves as the Director of Proposals and Marketing. In this role, Ms. Gripka is responsible for driving on time and compliant proposal processes and delivery and the development and implementation of the company brand strategy. Ms. Gripka brings over 13 years of IT experience for private and federal agencies and has a proven track record for managing teams, improving processes and exceeding client expectations. Ms. Gripka holds a bachelor of science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri.

Laura Gripka
Director, Proposals and Marketing

Mr. Sylvester serves as Portfolio Manager for a suite of projects that include eHealth Exchange Agile Development, Veterans Health Information Exchange Agile Development, and HealthShare technology implementation. He is also the Product Owner for emerging HealthShare functionality that will ultimately comprise all health information exchange capability within VA. Mr. Sylvester has over 30 years of professional experience focused on health information technology, with an emphasis on data interoperability.
Mr. Sylvester has a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Florida State University, and a Master’s in Information Technology from George Mason University.

Chuck Sylvester
Portfolio Manager, Interoperability Programs

Ms. Castillo serves as the Senior Portfolio Manager for all product development efforts at VetsEZ. Ms. Castillo has dedicated the last 15 years of her career to improving Healthcare Informatics by leading the development of software tools and processes to advance medical terminology standards such as SNOMED CT, LOINC and RxNorm.
In addition to her work in Healthcare Informatics, Ms. Castillo has extensive commercial software development and executive management leadership experience. She has worked for Informatics Inc.; held positions with Apple Computer; and served as VP of personal and communications products for Lycos. Susan holds a BS Degree in Computer Science.

Susan Castillo
Portfolio Manager, Product Development