Board of Directors

Terence Chiramel

Ensoftek/Dr Cloud EHR

Terence Chiramel is based out of Greater Chicago Area and works at Drcloudehr as Vice President of Business Development - Client Advocacy.  Dr. Chiramel brings experience from previous roles at EnSoftek, VEIN AND VASCULAR CENTERS, SC, Reddy Dermatology, SC and Hunger Hunt International. Dr. Terence Chiramel holds a 1995 - 2001 Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute. With a robust skill set that includes Healthcare, Hospitals, Healthcare Management, Clinical Research, Healthcare Information Technology and more, he contributes valuable insights to the industry.

Dr. Robert Heller

Trust Well Network 

Chief Psychologist and Managing Partner

Dr. Heller  provides individuals with management tools including The Core Motivation Analysis for companies, consultants, and coaches. He is a mental health professional with highly specialized training in the diagnosis and psychological treatment of mental, behavioral and emotional illnesses, including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). His main focus is on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. He also treats learning disabilities, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.

Stella Kalfas

Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago (MHAGC)

Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago

President & CEO

Stella Kalfas, MHAGC Executive Board Member, was appointed as President and CEO in October, 2009. Stella is an advocate for individuals and families coping with mental illness.

Lauren Kovar

Thomson Reuters

Senior Director, Professional Services

Lauren Kovar is a CPA, CGMA and CITP and an expert in business operations, transformation, technology strategy and finance improvement. Lauren leads the Corporates Professional Services Operations Center of Excellence at Thomson Reuters, a $110M business that provides Tax, Legal and Risk technology services to Corporations. Lauren also advises Fortune 500 companies on leading practices for tax operations and technology. 

Maria Martinez


MHAGC Director

Maria Martinez is a retired education professional. Her career spanned several decades in educational roles at AT&T and other organizations. She is instrumental in getting the MHAGC materials translated to Spanish and serves as an interpreter in several of the webinars provided for parents and for corporations.

Joseph Moran

Apollo Global Management

Apollo Global Management 

Managing Director, Client and Product Solutions

Joe focuses on Registered Investment Advisor sales and is bringing more than 26 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Apollo in 2022, Joe served as Head of US Intermediary Distribution at Ivy Investments, where he was responsible for distribution of the Ivy investment strategies to financial intermediaries and home office platforms. Previously, he held leadership roles at BNY Mellon, Oppenheimer Funds and Deutsche Bank/DWS. Joe graduated from the University of Dayton with a BA.

Bob Nelson


President and Chief Operating Officer 

Bob Nelson is accomplished in Sales, Operations and Executive Leadership. He is an expert in building high performing sales organizations and leadership teams, and a problem solver that’s adept at meeting the complex challenges faced by businesses in today’s environment of rapid change.

Bob Oros

Gregory Rakas

Carosh Compliance Solutions 

Chief Business Development Officer   

Greg is a Health Tech Executive who grows start-ups from ideas into well-funded success stories. His success is in Series A Fundings at ZocDoc, ePatientFinder, BetterDoctor, Health iPASS, Pearl Health, ShiftMed and now Carosh.  Greg has helped deliver over $635M dollars in total funding.

Devendra Rao

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association 

Executive Director of Information Technology

Devendra is focused on Corporate IT Strategy specifically Cloud Services.

Robby Schoenhoft


Client Partner

Robby Schoenhoft has over 10 years of experience in the technology industry, specializing in strategy, systems implementation, and digital product strategy. At Rightpoint, he helps clients orchestrate people, technology, and businesses to deliver a comprehensive experience. He aids companies in improving their digital experience returns by accelerating value realization. 

Dr. Angela Tagaris

Concordia University 

Professor of Education

Dr. Tagaris facilitates graduate courses in teacher leadership and education courses in curriculum and instruction. Dr. Tagaris holds a Doctoral degree in Teacher Leadership and Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She serves many EdD and PhD students dissertation committees assisting PhD students completing their terminal degree. In addition, she has written curriculum and served many student teachers in their internship.

Rick Tkaczyk

Century Sales Solutions, LLC


Rick Tkaczyk helps owners of small businesses take their business to the next level through hands-on sales advising and sales leadership. Rick has a BS from Western Michigan University.

Connor Watts

Elevate K-12 

Strategic Partnerships

Since April 2023, Connor Watts has been leading Strategic Partnerships at Elevate K-12. In this role he provides avenues for classroom education that is live but remote.  With this in mind he makes sure that all students are provided with the education and the educators they need.Before this, he worked at Health iPASS from 2018, starting as a Solution Consultant and quickly rising through the ranks. He became Manager of Sales Development, driving a 3x revenue boost and leading to the company’s acquisition, earning President’s Club honors in 2020. As Director of Midwest Sales, he became the top earner despite being the youngest rep. Connor has extensive experience as an Account Executive and Sales Manager in the healthcare industry.

Steven Weinberg


Steve was most recently the Director of Sales and an Account Manager at Accuity (now Lexis Nexis Risk). He has over thirty years of leadership experience in the high-technology solutions business, including being the President of Cyborg Systems, Vice President and General Manager of Dun & Bradstreet Software, Vice President of Client Services (Sales) at AC Nielsen, Vice President of Sales at three software companies and a Senior Manager at Deloitte and Touche. His recent book "Above Quota Performance" contains tips and techniques to close more sales and achieve higher performance. 

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