Director, BOD Chairman, Member of the Audit, Compensation, and Governance Committee
Robert McCashin, 73. Mr. McCashin is currently a strategic advisor for the Falls River Group, a global mergers and acquisition advisor, and has been in such role since January 2009. Prior to his time at Falls River Group, Mr. McCashin served on the Board of Directors of Imprivata from June 2008 to January 2013, as Executive Chairman for Integrian, and as a director of Peerless Manufacturing Inc. from 2006 to 2015, Timelink Inc from June 2001 to August 2010 and Argon ST, Inc. from July 2004 to July 2010. Mr. McCashin was chairman and CEO at Identix from 2000 to 2004, where he moved the company to the NASDAQ and led the acquisition of Visionics, thereby positioning Identix as the worldwide leader in multi-biometric security products.
Mr. McCashin held various positions at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) from 1971 to 1999, a leading global services company. His final role at EDS was president and CEO of CENTROBE, the business unit created out of the consolidation of EDS worldwide call centers and database operations. During his time there, Mr. McCashin spearheaded the acquisition of Neodata and merged several units into CENTROBE. Prior to EDS Mr. McCashin served in Vietnam as a USMC infantry platoon commander where he received a Bronze Star for Valor.
Mr. McCashin’s brings years of experience in IT security, mergers & acquisitions and public company executive and board experience to the Board. Based on his experience and background, the Board has concluded that Mr. McCashin is qualified to serve as a director of the Company.
Director, Chairwoman of the Governance Committees
Theresa Meadows, 50. Ms. Meadows joined the Board in April, 2017. Since 2010, Ms. Meadows has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Cook Children’s Health Care System in Fort Worth, Texas. She leads teams covering areas such as infrastructure, applications, telecommunications, and program management.
Prior to joining Cook Children’s, her career included serving in roles as a registered nurse in a Cardiac Transplant Unit; healthcare consulting, project management, and leadership positions at a web development company and a large electronic medical record company. Ms. Meadows also served as a Regional Director for Ascension Health Information Services where she not only led software implementations but was instrumental in the development of Communities of Excellence.
Ms. Meadows currently serves as the Co-Chair for the Health and Human Services Healthcare Cybersecurity Task Force which is charged with creating recommendations in improving cybersecurity posture in the healthcare industry. Ms. Meadows served as chair for the North Texas Healthcare Information and Quality Collaborative (NTHIQC). Ms. Meadows has published several articles and her organization was the first to participate in the CHIME case study publications on their successful implementation of bar-coded medication verification.
Ms. Meadows has a master’s degree in healthcare informatics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham; and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is an active member of the Children’s Hospital Association CIO Council; is a Fellow in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS); is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is an active member of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME). Ms. Meadows is a graduate of CIO Bootcamp and is a credentialed by CHIME as a Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO).
Ms. Meadows brings years of experience in Healthcare IT. Based on her experience and background, the Board has concluded that Ms. Meadows is qualified to serve as a director of the Company.
Michael McMillan, 63. Mr. McMillan Co-Founded CTEK Security, Inc. (formerly CynergisTek, Inc.) in 2004 and served as its CEO from its inception until his retirement in August of 2019. He became CynergisTek’s President and Chief Strategy Officer in January of 2017 and its President and CEO in October of 2017. He is recognized as a HIMSS Fellow, former Chair of the HIMSS Privacy & Security Steering committee, Work Group and Policy Task Force. He is recognized as a Lifetime CHIME Fellow, served on the CHIME Board of Advisors for AEHIS, the Most Wired Advisory Board, contributed to Healthcare’s Cybersecurity Model for the Baldridge award and advised KLAS on defining its cybersecurity criteria. He has been an advisor, advocate, and role model to the HIT security community by sharing his passion to educate the industry on the importance of security since his retirement from the federal government in 2000. He is the recipient of the CHIME Foundation Industry Leader Award for Career Excellence, the Baldrige Foundation Award for Leadership Excellence in the Cybersecurity Sector and the HIMSS John A Page Distinguished Fellows Service Award.
Mr. McMillan has been a thought leader in cybersecurity and privacy issues in healthcare and has been recognized for his many contributions to the industry. He was recognized by Health Data Management as one of the Top 50 influencers in health IT, by Becker’s Hospital Review’s lists of influential healthcare IT leaders by both its writers and readers, and named one of the top 10 health information security influencers by HealthInfoSecurity. He has served on several advisory boards, such as HIT Exchange HealthTech Industry, HealthInfoSecurity Editorial Advisory Board and Healthcare Innovations Advisory Board. He has impacted healthcare security through broadcast and literature. This has led to his contribution in hundreds of articles, blog posts, podcasts, and news stories. He has testified in front of Congress and supported industry efforts at congressional outreach on privacy and cybersecurity issues. These efforts helped build a strong foundation of understanding to the importance of security in healthcare and allowed him to promote many issues such as medical device security, telehealth security, and the shortage of cybersecurity professionals in healthcare organizations. He is a contributing author for two books on Cybersecurity and Risk Management in Healthcare.
Deeply passionate about solving the problem of the overwhelming shortage of qualified cyber professionals, he has a been a strong advocate and personal contributor to the CyberPatriot Program which provides opportunities and scholarships for young people, K-12, to enter STEM programs in college and hopefully careers beyond. He is a strong proponent of women in cybersecurity and has supported his beliefs through his leadership at CynergisTek as well as with other organizations. He teaches and supports curriculum development at several universities in Health Administration, Health Information Management and cybersecurity programs. He is a faculty Affiliate at the University of Texas in their cybersecurity for healthcare program and member of the Texas State University MHIM Advisory Board on Cybersecurity.
Mr. McMillan has also worked in Financial sector, has served as Director of Security for two separate Defense Agencies and sat on numerous interagency intelligence and security countermeasures committees while serving in the U.S. government. He holds a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Texas A&M University. He is a graduate of the Senior Officials in National Security program at the JF Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a 1993/4 DoD Excellence in Government Fellow. He retired from the US Marine Corps as an Intelligence Officer after 21 years of service. As a DoD Civilian he received both the DoD Gold and Silver Medals for Distinguished Service. Mr. McMillan brings many years of entrepreneurial experience in Cybersecurity consulting. Based on his experience and background, the Board has concluded that Mr. McMillan is qualified to serve as a director of the Company.
Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mr. Roberson, has more than 30 years of financial management experience. He brings an extensive background in executive leadership, operations, corporate finance, SEC reporting, public company administration, and mergers & acquisitions.
Mr. Roberson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Ballantyne Strong, Inc (NSYE American BTN), a public company focused on managed services for the cinema and digital signage markets. He has previously served as the COO of Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: BURG) and the CEO and CFO of PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK). He also served in financial management positions with large public and private-equity backed companies and was an audit manager with a big four accounting firm. Mr. Roberson holds undergraduate degrees in Economics and Accounting, and also earned an MBA from Wake Forest University.
Mr. Roberson brings many years of financial experience in the public sector. Based on his experience and background, the Board has concluded that Mr. Roberson is qualified to serve as a Director of the Company.
Director, Chairwoman of the Compensation Committee
Dana Sellers, 65. Dana Sellers, 65. Ms. Sellers currently serves as a Board Member to MediQuant since January 2019, a Member of the Board of Advisors to Diligent Robotics since January 2019, a Member of the Board of Advisors for Cockrell School of Engineering. The University of Texas at Austin since May 2013, and a board member for the Greater Houston Healthconnect since 2014. Ms. Sellers served as a Board Member for EMIDS a business and tech solutions company that help payers, providers and tech-enablers maximize technology to deliver care better. Prior to this she was the co-founder and CEO of Encore Health Resources from January 2009 to June 2017. Encore Health Resources was a healthcare IT consulting firm that helped its clients use IT to improve the quality and cost of patient care. She has spent her 30-year career championing the use of healthcare IT to improve patient care and outcomes. A skilled leader, she has been praised by the chief information officers she served and the staff she oversaw for her people-focused, solutions-driven approach.
Ms. Sellers has held numerous prominent positions: as president and COO of Healthlink and as CEO of Encore Health Resources in Houston, which she co-founded with Ivo Nelson in 2009. Under her leadership, Encore served more than 190 providers and completed more than 500 projects in the U.S. that advanced healthcare IT. She has also served on the boards of CHIME, the CHIME Foundation and the CHIME Education Foundation.
Ms. Sellers brings years of experience in Healthcare IT. Based on her experience and background, the Board has concluded that Ms. Sellers is qualified to serve as a director of the Company.
Michael Loria, 62. Mr. Loria has been a member of the Board since February 2020. Mr. Loria currently is the executive vice president of corporate development at Brightcove, a leading video platform. Prior to this position he was the Vice President of Business and Corporate Development for the IBM Security Division, where he has served from October 2011 to February 2020. As one of the founding members of that division, Michael led the reseller channels organization, the development of the technology partners ecosystem and strategic alliances, technology licensing, and was responsible for the acquisitions made by this division.
Prior to his role in the formation of the IBM Security Unit, Michael had similar roles in IBM Rational Software and IBM Lotus. Prior to his work at IBM, Michael worked for companies ranging from start-ups to large enterprises in various marketing, product management, and business and corporate development roles. Mr. Loria brings years of experience in IT security and mergers & acquisitions experience to the Board. Based on his experience and background, the Board has concluded that Mr. Loria is qualified to serve as a director of the Company.