Noel J. Guillama, Chairman
Mr. Guillama is a nationally recognized expert and lecturer on healthcare management / operations and the use of technology in healthcare. Since 1984 he has been Chairman of Guillama, Inc., a strategic operations management consulting company in healthcare, technology, and a wide range of projects including medical facilities, commercial complexes and infrastructure facilities. He holds several patents and is creator of over a dozen patents currently before the USPTO in a variety of areas. Mr. Guillama is a co-founder of Quantum Innovations, Inc. and its parent company, The Quantum Group, Inc., and has been Chief Executive Officer and President since its inception.
Prior to this, Mr. Guillama was the Founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (AMEX:MDF) from its inception in 1996 to 2000. Metropolitan is an MSO, and at the time of Mr. Guillama’s departure, and in the span of four years had expanded to 240 employees, experienced 400% percent-annualized compounded growth, and reported revenues of $119 million with a $5 million profit in fiscal 2000. Mr. Guillama left Metropolitan to develop Quantum, a new breed healthcare company designed to provide multi-faceted solutions industry wide. Mr. Guillama was VP of Development for MedPartners, Inc., a Birmingham, Alabama-based physician practice management company. Prior to MedPartners, he served as Director and Vice President of Operations for Quality Care Networks, Inc., a South Florida-based comprehensive group practice.
Mr. Guillama is the Past Chair (Currently Director) of the Florida International University Foundation a direct support organization of Florida International University, managing a $230 million endowment. FIU is a public university and one of the top 25 universities in the USA with over 50,000 students, with both a College of Law and College of Medicine. Prior to this Chair position, he served FIU as Chair of Finance, Investments, and Academics Committees. He is currently Immediate Past-Chair of the Palm Beach State College Foundation and is a past trustee of Palms West Hospital (2005 to 2011). Mr. Guillama served on the executive committee of the Patient- Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) and is a past member of the American College of Health Care Executives, the Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE). Mr. Guillama is a graduate of executive and leadership programs at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s, University of Georgia and Florida International University.
Neil Swartz, (Interim) President & CEO
Mr. Swartz combines extensive entrepreneurial and capital recruitment experience to provide clients with uniquely effective funding options. His range of expertise includes a wide array of financing, deal structuring and exit strategy assignment.
Mr. Swartz’ firsthand knowledge in a variety of established and effective business strategies provide clients with a unique advisory service. Mr. Swartz’s additional business experience includes titles as Managing Director of Sunbelt South East Florida, LLC, a Business Brokerage of Mergers and Acquisitions firm with 350 offices worldwide. Prior to those events, Mr. Swartz was chairman and CEO of a software company, which he took public on the NASDAQ Small Cap Market, and built from 1 product to over 30 with in-house manufacturing capabilities.
Mr. Swartz is a CPA and received a BS degree from Northeastern University in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Carl L. Larsen, Executive Vice President and COO
An experienced, dynamic and seasoned leader Mr. Larsen has demonstrated the ability to cast vision to subordinates and align his team with business objectives. He has over 35 years of experience in the design, development, deployment and implementation of computer platforms and computer systems from large-scale nuclear power plant simulators to Software-as-a Service (SaaS) remote-hosted and cloud- based applications. Most recently, Mr. Larsen was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, also functioning as Acting President of SynaBee, Inc. an early stage startup company in the final stages of completing development of an innovative and revolutionary patent-pending Enterprise CRM/Social Media platform uniting Social Networking, m-Commerce (mobile commerce) and Customer Relations Management. He guided the development of the platform from initial conceptualization through alpha testing to the present Beta-test ready version.
He has led the turnaround of several major business units in two Fortune 500 companies; Combustion Engineering, Inc. and Quadrex Corporation. While at Combustion Engineering he started a first-of-its-kind engineering office at a nuclear utility client that he grew from 2 people to over 40 in less than 9 months doing nuclear safety-related work. The engineering office model was used successfully at 5 other nuclear plant clients throughout the U.S. At Quadrex Corporation. Mr. Larsen was Senior Vice President, Engineering and Operations with responsibility for the technical services in the global nuclear engineering and consulting business for the Corporation. He was responsible for more than $225M in annual revenue and 350 employees in a variety of high technology projects from seismology, nuclear piping system design to nuclear power plant simulators. He also established a corporate project management office that improved performance and contribution margin on all large engineering projects by 15% to 30%. Mr. Larsen is a past member of the American Nuclear Society and the Project Management Institute and is a certified Project Management Professional. He recently provided assistance to Florida International University as a Member of the Advisory Panel to develop a Nuclear Engineering curriculum working with the FIU Dean of Engineering, Department of Energy and the FIU Applied Resource Center. He is a Graduate of the University of Michigan, BS, Nuclear Engineering, and Masters Business Administration, University of Phoenix.
Timothy Hart, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hart has over thirty years of vast accounting and finance experience, including 10 years with KPMG, one the world’s largest international public accounting firms. Mr. Hart has extensive experience dealing with SEC and other regulatory matters, such as initial and secondary public offerings, private placements, formulating responses to various SEC inquiries, compliance with SEC reporting requirements (Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K), dealing with banks, private investors and investment bankers in obtaining debt and/or equity financing, and appearing before the IRS representing clients on IRS audits. He also has experience with mergers and acquisitions, including transactional documentation, back and front office systems implementations for small to medium sized businesses, business consulting with small public and private companies and their executives and various other accounting, finance and tax services. Mr. Hart holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Economics and Business Administration from Thomas More College, and has been a certified public accountant since 1984.
Dr. Pedro A. Sanchez, D.O., Medical Director
Dr. Sanchez was born in Cuba; he and his family immigrated to the United States in 1962. Dr. Sanchez attended Baylor University for two years before transferring to Florida International University (FIU) where he graduated with a B.S. in Biology. Following FIU, Dr. Sanchez attended Nova Southeastern University where he was awarded his degree as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. He did his residency in internal medicine at the Wellington Regional Medical Center and became Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in 1996. He has run his own family practice for the past 28 years and is presently senior practicing physician at the JAG Medical Center in Lantana, FL. He donated one day per week for 10 years to a family practice clinic that provided free medical care to indigent families in Western Palm Beach County. Dr. Sanchez was Medical Director from 2006 to 2009 for a 2,000 physician network in South Florida run by Renaissance Health Systems of Florida, Inc. and since 2014 Medical Director for PWeR, Inc. a state of the art, health information system he helped design. Dr. Sanchez is an innovator and has pending patents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Steve Bryant, Vice President, Investor Relations
Mr. Bryant brings over 25 years specializing in funding emerging growth companies. He has extensive experience working to build investor syndications and Broker Dealer relations for companies going public. He knows what the emerging growth company needs as well as the Broker Dealer. This experience aids in creating synergy between the company and the Broker Dealer.