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Jason Anderson

CEO

Jason is leading the charge at VRI to find and deliver innovative and effective solutions to save lives and preserve independence through remote patient monitoring. Under his leadership, VRI continues to grow, provide new services, and invest in continuously improving the overall client experience. Prior to becoming VRI’s CEO, Jason served as President and Chief Operating Officer at VRI.

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Throughout his career, Jason has been an advocate to connect those in need to the care they deserve. Prior to joining VRI, Jason was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Field Operations for Pacific Pulmonary Services (PPS). At PPS, he was integral to transforming the company from a small, regional durable medical equipment provider (DME) into a national DME provider. Previously, he served as the Assistant Deputy Mayor for the City of Los Angeles. In each role, Jason has consistently been a driving force for positive change and significant growth.

Jason received his BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

In Jason’s spare time, he loves spending it with his wife (Adriann) and their two dogs (Bella & Emmie). Jason is an avid reader, an early riser for morning workouts, and enjoys traveling.

GO IRISH!

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Matt Friedersdorf

CFO

Matt is responsible for strategic planning and analysis, forecasting, and driving cross-functional initiatives. Prior to VRI, Matt worked for Landor Associates, Trillium Health Care Products, F+W and Hasbro.

Matt has provided leadership across various functions and industries, consistently building strong relationships, improving processes, driving change and delivering results

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Born and raised in Cincinnati, Matt received his BS in Finance and Multinational Business from Florida State University.

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Seth Ravine

SVP, Sales

As SVP of Sales, Seth cultivates and shares the VRI story, connects the needs of vendors to the VRI’s innovations, and ensures that VRI provides the same exceptional service to our partners as we do for the parents and grandparents we are entrusted to serve.

Prior to VRI, Seth served as the Chief Revenue Officer at Acclaris, a Wills Towers Company, and Senior VP of Sales and founding team member of Silverlink Communications.

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Seth is a graduate of the University of Vermont and resides in Minnesota with his wife and daughters.

VRI currently provides monitoring for Seth’s grandma.

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John Ferrara

VP, IT & Product

John is responsible for all the infrastructure and application development teams, including driving the innovation of VRI’s comprehensive solutions for remote patient monitoring.

John is a Certified Lean Facilitator with extensive experience in synergizing companywide goals using innovative technical solutions. His responsibilities at VRI include analyzing and improving processes to enhance IT systems and dashboard reporting for all teams.

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John holds his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering with a minor in Forensic Science from Saint Louis.

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Megan Gallegos

VP, Referral Sales

Megan is responsible for leading VRI’s Referral Sales Team which partners closely with health plans, Government agencies as well as home health and home care companies across the nation to be the provider of choice when it comes to remote patient monitoring.

Prior to joining VRI, Megan managed sales and operations for one of the leading respiratory providers in the nation where she spent over 15 years developing top performing teams, implementing sales strategy and driving process improvements.  

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Megan studied Business Management at the University of Phoenix.

In her free time, Megan can be found seeking out a variety of new work outs or spending time with her family, friends, and four rescue dogs.

VRI currently provides monitoring for Megan’s grandmother.

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Chris Hancock

VP, Sales Operations

Chris is responsible for helping clients understand how VRI can support their well-being and independence as well as creating a smooth onboarding process for each individual VRI serves.

Prior to joining VRI, Chris led national field operations and analytics for a durable medical equipment company. He was responsible for improving patient experience, driving company growth, project management and optimizing efficiency.

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Chris earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of New Mexico.

In his free time, Chris can be found mountain biking, reading a memoir, going to a ball game or traveling internationally.

VRI currently provides monitoring for Chris’s grandmother.

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Jessica Hylander

VP, Quality and Process Improvement

As VP of Quality and Process Improvement Jessica is responsible for the leadership and strategic process improvement of VRI programming, including project management, contracts, compliance, regulatory management, and quality assurance. Jessica also serves as the Compliance Officer overseeing the establishment of standards to ensure compliance with both regulatory and contractual requirements and the implementation of procedures to further VRI’s strong culture of compliance.

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Prior to joining VRI, Jessica served on the as the Senior Director of Healthcare Compliance and Compliance Officer for First Transit providing guidance on strategy, pricing, technology and processes to drive growth, efficiencies and operational oversight for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) and Contact Center services. At First Transit, she lead the creation and implementation of a Compliance Department and Privacy Program across Transit’s nation-wide platform. She was also crucial in transforming First Transit’s network selection, credentialing and oversight program into a best in class program and industry standard. Prior to her tenure with First Transit, Jessica was a litigator with Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.

Jessica earned her B.A. in Communications from Miami University and her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. She also holds the following certifications from the CCB, Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) and Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP).

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys cooking, reading, trying her hand at home improvements and obsessing over Ohio State football. Most weekends she can be found on the sidelines with her husband, Brian, and doodle, Luna, cheering on their two boys, Graysen and Dashel.

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Aaron Kirk

VP, Partner Sales

Aaron Kirk is responsible for the growth and development of VRI’s Partner Channel by delivering innovative technology solutions and customized support programs designed to align business goals and enhance the customer experience.

Prior to joining VRI, Aaron served as President of Healthcom, a Midwest-based healthcare company, focused on in-home technology solutions for healthcare systems, managed care organizations and state-Medicaid programs. With over 25 years in the health & wellness industry, he has served in various operational and strategic leadership roles.

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Aaron earned his Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University with a double major in Marketing and Administrative Management

When Aaron is not promoting better health through technology, he can usually be found promoting better health through boating & jet skiing along with his wife and two kids (and lots of their friends).  

VRI currently provides monitoring for Aaron’s parents and several extended family members.

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Kinsey Oganowski

VP, Employee & Customer Experience

Kinsey is responsible for providing innovative support solutions for VRI’s internal and external customers, maintaining a regular feedback cycle for both, and ensuring those we are entrusted to care for are always at the heart of our decisions.

Prior to joining VRI, Kinsey led the national operations for a customer focused retail company, driving growth and developing talent and served as an Engagement Consultant for large organizations.

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Kinsey earned her Bachelors Degree from Belmont University and is a Certified Net Promoter Professional.

In her spare time, Kinsey can be found seeking new adventures with her pilot husband (Marshal), hiking with her French Bulldog (Bogey), or jumping from airplanes as a licensed skydiver.

VRI currently provides monitoring for Kinsey’s grandmother and uncle.

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Tony Schulte

VP, Care Operations

Tony is responsible for ensuring VRI’s monitoring teams provide round-the-clock, exceptional care for each individual VRI has the honor to serve. 

Prior to joining VRI, Tony served in progressive leadership roles in financial planning & analysis and global call center organizations.

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Tony earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of Cincinnati and his MBA from Xavier University.

In his spare time, Tony can be found spending time with his wife or cheering on one of their four children at their sporting events.

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Chris Hendriksen

Board Member

Chris is at his best when he’s solving problems, building companies, and changing the way healthcare is delivered.  At VRI, Chris is committed to building a passionate culture of care and heroic customer service while rapidly growing the company to serve new clients and partners. 

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Prior to joining VRI, Chris co-founded Blue Canyon Capital, a private investment firm designed to help existing companies grow to the next level. Prior to Blue Canyon, Chris worked for Thayer Capital Partners, William Blair & Company and PROTRADE. Chris received his MBA from Stanford University and a BBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Chris is originally from Chicago, but has transplanted to Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife (Suzy), his son (Daniel), his daughter (Audrey) and their energetic Labrador retriever (Bailey).  Chris spends his free time enjoying the simple things in life — exploring new destinations, teaching classic movie quotes to his kids, and finding a hammock wherever he can.

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Dr. Rackow

CMO and Board Member

Eric C. Rackow, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. He is the immediate past president of Humana At Home and was responsible for the development, growth and success of this Humana division.

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Prior to joining Humana, he was president and CEO of SeniorBridge, where under his leadership the company tripled in size to over 50 homecare offices and a nationwide network of more than 10,000 care managers coast to coast. Dr. Rackow joined SeniorBridge following a career in the hospital industry where he saw first-hand the challenges frail seniors face in their homes, and the need to provide personalized, ongoing support. There he became passionate about the need of averting unnecessary hospitalizations and emergency room visits through care coordination at home.

Dr. Rackow’s hospital leadership include past president of NYU Hospitals Center, where he was responsible for ensuring the quality of medical services and promoting continued excellence in patient care, medical education, and clinical research. Previously, he served as Chief Medical Officer at NYU Hospitals Center and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York. As an expert in critical care and health delivery, Dr. Rackow is often quoted in national press including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and frequently speaks at healthcare conferences on aging, complex chronic care, and healthcare delivery.

After earning his MD at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, he trained in Internal Medicine, served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine and completed a fellowship in Cardiology at Downstate. Dr. Rackow is the author of 184 articles and 40 chapters on the care of patients with complex medical problems. He is on the Board of Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Franklin and Marshall College. Dr. Rackow is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Cardiology, and American College of Chest Physicians. In view of his outstanding contributions to healthcare, in 2004 Dr. Rackow received the distinguished award of Mastership of the American College of Physicians.

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