Leadership

Leading a transformation

Our executive leadership team partners with our functional and clinical experts to guide the courageous innovation that comes from Q-Centrix every day.

Our executive leadership

Milton Silva-Craig

Milton Silva-Craig

Chief Executive Officer

Milton Silva-Craig brings over 25 years of experience holding executive positions in healthcare.
Silva-Craig has demonstrated expertise in growing and scaling businesses in various fields of healthcare, including IT, medical imaging and clinical data management.

Since 2014, he has been the CEO of Q-Centrix, recently leading the company through an impressive sale from private equity firm Sterling Partners to TPG Growth, a leading global private investment firm. Prior to Q-Centrix, Milton served as president of TransUnion’s healthcare business unit developing and executing a strategic business plan focused on repositioning and growing the company in the healthcare marketplace resulting in an eightfold increase.

He also served as the president and chief operating officer at Emageon Inc. accelerating revenues from less than a million to more than $100 million and eventually leading the company through a successful initial public offering on NASDAQ in 2005. Before that, Milton Silva-Craig held executive positions at General Electric Medical Systems. Silva-Craig earned a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin School of Law in Madison and obtained his M.B.A. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Alissa Luck

Alissa Luck

Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer, Alissa leads the company’s talent strategies, including organizational effectiveness, learning and development, talent acquisition and additional areas further enhancing Q-Centrix’s purpose-driven, high-performance culture. Prior to leading the People Team at Q-Centrix, Alissa held human resources leadership roles at IDEX Corporation and Kraft Foods.

Over her 20+ years of experience, Alissa has demonstrated a track record of positively impacting organizations through work on employee engagement, optimizing organizational practices to accelerate growth, and building high-performing teams. She has a master’s degree in Learning and Organizational Change from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Human Resources Management from Miami University in Ohio.

Raghu Bukkapatnam

Raghu Bukkapatnam

Chief Growth Officer

Raghu oversees the company’s commercialization efforts including sales, marketing, professional services and customer experience. Immediately prior to joining Q-Centrix Bukkapatnam led enterprise strategy and growth initiatives at Change Healthcare, including development of its $1 billion Technology Enabled Services business unit. Prior to that, he served four years as a Senior Director at the Advisory Board, where he played a key role in launching consulting and technology products for revenue cycle and physician practice management.

He started his career as a Fellow in the medical errors taskforce at the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy within the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Bukkapatnam received master’s degrees in public health and business administration from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Jelena Virijevic

Jelena Virijevic

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Jelena Virijevic is an Operations Executive with a demonstrated history of building high-growth healthcare services and technology businesses in both Public and Private Equity sectors. She specializes in developing purpose-driven cultures in high-growth environments including mergers, acquisitions, and rapid integration.

Prior to leading the Client Services and Operations teams at Q-Centrix, Jelena was instrumental in scaling the financial operations of a healthcare technology business while it doubled in size more than 3 times in 5 years. In addition to her Bachelor of Science degree in Business from DePaul University, Jelena’s commitment to Perpetual Learning is demonstrated by the Collaborative Leadership course work she completed at Harvard University and most recently, she founded a women’s empowerment network to help women leaders rise.

Brian Foy

Brian Foy

Chief Product Officer

Foy joined Q-Centrix in 2014 to lead product development, by 2017 he led both the product and engineering teams. As Chief Product Officer, Foy led the development and launch of the only enterprise clinical data management software on the market. The eCDMTM software enables healthcare systems to capture, submit and analyze clinical data from varying service lines throughout the hospital as an enterprise.

Prior to joining Q-Centrix, Foy has spent most of his career with strategic accountability for software applications in the health information technology (HIT) space. At TransUnion Healthcare and later, at Altegra Health, Foy led a Healthcare Analytics application through an acquisition while overseeing the addition of key quality reporting and care management features. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (HCSC), Foy oversaw the implementation of a care and condition management reporting system, which fulfilled a key gap in that company’s care management product offering. Foy has an M.A. in Health Services Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a B.A. in Economics from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Todd Seiffer

Todd Seiffer

Chief Financial & Operations Officer

As Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Seiffer guides the financial and operational performance in support of the company’s long-term strategy. Before arriving at Q-Centrix, he spent more than four years as Chief Financial Officer of Businessolver, a benefits administration technology company based in Des Moines, Iowa.

Among his achievements was helping guide the support and scale of the company’s significant growth accomplishments. His previous roles include Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., in Chicago. In total, Seiffer has more than 20 years of experience in finance and operations. Seiffer earned a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Cathy Felts

Cathy Felts

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Jimmy Yamshak

Jimmy Yamshak

Chief Business Development Officer

Yamshak brings more than two decades of experience building and leading sales organizations within the provider healthcare services and technology space. Prior to his role leading the sales organization at Q-Centrix, Yamshak was instrumental in rapidly increasing revenues by 140% and significantly growing the client base as senior vice president of sales and marketing at Foundation, a radiology solutions provider.

Prior to Foundation, Yamshak served as the senior vice president of sales for Emageon, Inc., a radiology technology solutions provider. While at Emageon, he was largely responsible for increasing sales that helped the company’s annual revenues grow from $1.8 million in 2001, to $120 million in 2006. Yamshak holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Auburn University.

Himanshu Varandani

Himanshu Varandani

Senior Vice President, Operations

Himanshu drives the key front-end operational activities including all aspects of commercial operations, business systems, project implementation & customer support. Prior to coming to Q-Centrix, Himanshu held various cross-functional leadership roles in Healthcare IT & medical devices firms, with the most recent being at TransUnion Healthcare, where he was the Sr. Director of International Growth, Operations & Analytics.

He brings close to 20 years of experience in multi-national, private equity and venture-backed organizations leading global product development, sales operations & customer support teams in rapid growth environments. Varandani earned an M.B.A from Chicago Booth School of Business and an M.S in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

An expansive team of industry experts

Our experts range from leaders in strategy, industry experts, business intelligence professionals, data scientists, talent and many others.

Morley Johnson

Senior Director, Business Development, West

Mitchell Bragg

Vice President, Legal & Commercial Operations

Michael Cordell

Vice President, Engineering & Data Science

Mark Alip

Vice President, Marketing Operations

Lauren Shannon

Director, Product Development

Karen Schmidt

Vice President, Oncology Services

Jill Wheelwright

Director, Client Services

Eve Hersh

Director, Employee Experience, Culture & Internal Communications

Eric Crites

Vice President, Enterprise Services

Doug McGill

Lead Consultant, Enterprise Services

Deanna Waldrop

Senior Director, Client Services

Bryan Wojnowski

Director, Product Development

Bethany Stanley

Senior Director, Business Development, East