Team

Linkwell Health is led by a veteran team
of proven industry leaders.
Executive Team: 
Chris Hessler -

Chris Hessler

CEO
Co-Founder/President of Imagitas (acq by Pitney Bowes); Co-Founder Patient Point (acq by Alta Comm); Procter & Gamble (Healthcare Division)

Nathan Adams -

Nathan Adams

COO & CFO
Co-Founder/COO & CFO of DIVA Networks Inc., acquired by Fujitsu; Former Partner at Stratford Private Equity Group; UBS

Mary Anne Mason -

Mary Anne Mason

Senior Advisor
Business strategist with 30 years of health services experience (Axia, Healthways, and SilverSneakers)

Toni Tashiro -

Toni Tashiro

Chief Customer Officer
30 years experience with government-sponsored programs, population health, and health/wellness services

Travis Jackson -

Travis Jackson

EVP Sales & Client Engagement
25 years’ experience with health care strategy, population health, and health/wellness services

Steve Borkowski -

Steve Borkowski

VP Product
Led digital and mobile development teams at Rodale Inc.; previously at Monster.com and Fastweb

Bill Phillips -

Bill Phillips

Editor-in-Chief
VP & Editor-in-Chief at Rodale Inc. (Men’s Health and MensHealth.com); directed rapid digital audience and revenue expansion

Chris Capezzuto -

Chris Capezzuto

VP of Operations
GM at Sumner Communications and Welcome Wagon
VP at New America Marketing

Board of Directors: 
Chris Hessler (Chairman) - Chairman & CEO

Chris Hessler (Chairman)

Chairman & CEO

Alex Finkelstein - General Partner

Alex Finkelstein

General Partner

Peter Grua - Managing Director

Peter Grua

Managing Director

Ken Berklee - VP, Government Programs Marketing

Ken Berklee

VP, Government Programs Marketing

Leslie Norwalk - Former Acting Administrator

Leslie Norwalk

Former Acting Administrator

Jeffrey Rayport - Professor, Entrepreneurial Business Unit

Jeffrey Rayport

Professor, Entrepreneurial Business Unit

Mary Anne Mason (Observer) - Senior Advisor

Mary Anne Mason (Observer)

Senior Advisor

David Capillo (Counsel) - Partner, Technology Companies Group

David Capillo (Counsel)

Partner, Technology Companies Group

Marketing Advisory Board: 
John Hommeyer -

John Hommeyer

Chairman: Consumer Marketing Advisory Board; Senior Advisor: Linkwell Health
Past Co-Founder & CEO: Micro-Nature
Co-Founder & Managing Director: Blue Horizon Equity
VP/GM: Clorox; CMO: Hotwire.com
VP of Marketing: Pets.com
Brand Management: Procter & Gamble

Brian Bohlig -

Brian Bohlig

Past CMO: ExtendHealth (acq by Willis Towers Watson)
CMO: Arch Rock Crop, VMware

John Costello -

John Costello

Global Chairman: Mobile Marketing Association
Chair Emeritus: Ad Council
Past President, Innovation & Marketing: Dunkin Brands
EVP Marketing & Merchandising: Home Depot
CMO: Yahoo, Pepsico, and Procter & Gamble

Kathleen Ellmore -

Kathleen Ellmore

Managing Director: Engagys LLC
Chair: Healthcare Consumer Experience Advisory Board
Past VP, Marketing/Engagement/Engagement Sciences: Silverlink
Vice President: Digitas
Brand Management: General Mills, Gillette (Procter & Gamble)

Karen Francis -

Karen Francis

Board of Directors: NAUTO, AutoNation, & Hanover Insurance
Past CEO: AcademixDirect
Chairman/CEO: Hal Riney & Partners
Vice President: Ford Motor Company
General Manager: Oldsmobile
Brand Manager: Chevrolet and Procter & Gamble

West Protheroe -

West Protheroe

Consumer Marketing Consultant & Board Member
Past President & CEO: Gerber Life Insurance Co. (Novartis)
SVP Marketing: Great American Insurance Co.
VP Marketing: ADVO
Marketing Director: Pizza Hut, Sara Lee Corp., and Procter & Gamble

Jeffrey Rayport -

Jeffrey Rayport

Professor of Entrepreneurial Management: Harvard Business School
Strategic Advisor, Keynote Speaker, Board Member, and Operating Partner

Ty Shay -

Ty Shay

CMO: LifeLock
Board Member: Ad Council
Past CMO & Head of Customer Experience: SquareTrade
CMO: Hotwire, Esurance, Clorox, and Procter & Gamble