Our company is led by an experienced and
diverse group of healthcare leaders, innovators
and clinical experts

Leadership Team

Dr. Rifaat has over 25 years of experience leading healthcare organizations. He served as CEO of Windsor Health Group with 300,000+ members, held senior executive positions at Humana, and served as SVP at Coventry Health Care for over 1.5 million members across 11 states.

Dr. Hassan Rifaat
CEO

Dr. Snyder is a cardiothoracic surgeon and is board certified in general surgery, critical care medicine and cardiothoracic surgery. He practiced heart surgery for over 25 years. He also has an AMA certification in age management, an ISSA certification in fitness and nutrition, and several medical coding certifications (CRC, CDEO and CPC).

Dr. Averel Snyder
CMO and Co-Founder

Mr. Zuckerman has a diverse business background. He started and ran a division of a prominent investment bank focused on M&A and restructurings, practiced corporate law, and was VP of Business Development for a technology company. He’s also the author of Rain Power and the founder of RiseUp Ventures, a non-profit teaching entrepreneurship to incarcerated individuals and ex-offenders.

Steve Zuckerman
CSO and Co-Founder

Mr. Gavazzi’s business experience ranges from Wall Street to Health Information Technology. As the SVP of Availity, he scaled the technology and operations from a few hundred million to over 4 billion yearly transactions, making it the most used multi-payer portal in healthcare. Trent has also worked for Welsh Carson and served as the Chief Information Officer for BMO Capital Markets.

Trent Gavazzi
CPO

Ms. Giannotti has extensive experience serving as the CFO for innovative healthcare organizations. Prior to Vatica, she was the CFO of ComplexCare Solutions which was acquired by Inovalon. Ms. Giannotti was previously the CFO of Peak Health Solutions and Windsor Health Group.

Jennifer Giannotti
CFO

Mr. Stern has a successful track record of leading sales teams and driving consistent growth in healthcare organizations. As an executive with HMS Holdings for nearly a decade, he led client relationships, new business development and go-to-market strategies for all commercial business line product suites. He started his career in investment banking in New York.

Josh Stern
EVP of Growth

Board of Directors

Mr. Taber is a Managing Partner at Great Hill Partners where he is responsible for transaction origination, investment policy, fundraising, investor relations and the general management. His investment experience covers a broad group of industries, including health care, financial technology, telecommunications, software and business services. Mr. Taber graduated from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and holds a degree in public policy studies from Duke University.

Mark Taber

Mr. Cofino is a Partner at Great Hill Partners where he is responsible for originating and evaluating investment opportunities in the Internet, software, healthcare, and business and consumer services sectors. Mr. Cofino earned a degree in finance from The University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Rafael Cofino

Mr. Byrnes is a Principal with Great Hill Partners where he is responsible for originating and evaluating investments in the health care technology and services sectors. Mr. Byrnes earned a degree in economics and psychology from Duke University, where he graduated cum laude and an M.B.A. with Distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. Mr. Byrnes is also a CFA charter holder.

Craig Byrnes

Dr. Rifaat has over 25 years of experience leading healthcare organizations. He served as CEO of Windsor Health Group with 300,000+ members, held senior executive positions at Humana, and served as SVP at Coventry Health Care for over 1.5 million members across 11 states.

Dr. Hassan Rifaat
CEO

Mr. Zuckerman has a diverse business background. He started and ran a division of a prominent investment bank focused on M&A and restructurings, practiced corporate law, and was VP of Business Development for a technology company. He’s also the author of Rain Power and the founder of RiseUp Ventures, a non-profit teaching entrepreneurship to incarcerated individuals and ex-offenders.

Steve Zuckerman
CSO and Co-Founder