Featured Trailblazer of the month

I am honored to serve and lead teams of dedicated technical professionals on a mission to change healthcare for good.

David Smeltzer
Sr VP, Data Engineering

If you've ever seen Formula 1 racing, you know that every driver is backed by fast-paced technicians and their race team manager. He's managing race strategy, making adjustments and ensuring everything is firing on all cylinders... so when the flag drops, it's ready to go.

That’s how our team operates. At every mile-marker, our people are engaged, focused and examining every detail. It’s not our first lap around the track, so we know the turns, the speed bumps and potential roadblocks to look out for.

Our team’s focused on the finish line, but it all starts in the Garage.

Pranam Ben

Founder/CEO

Pranam has always been an innovator. Over the course of his 20+ year career, Pranam has found much success in the Healthcare Informatics world and The Garage has been no different. Pranam has been behind the vision, design and architecture of cutting edge, award winning software products while being directly responsible for running businesses for large corporations. A problem solver by nature, The Garage has allowed Pranam to develop solutions to resolve some of healthcare’s biggest challenges.

Jessica Robinson

Chief Platform Officer

Jessica Robinson has worked in healthcare and education for 18 years. Jessica’s passion for creating a change in healthcare is what led her to join the Garage shortly after its inception in 2012. Starting as a Product Specialist, Jessica demonstrated her varied strengths by becoming a subject matter expert on all levels of product inception through delivery. In her role as Chief Platform Officer, she is responsible for all aspects of the product life cycle, from the spark of the innovation, through documentation of logic and requirements, design, development, testing and roll-out.

Matthew Yancer

Chief Technology Officer

With over 17 years of experience in software application design, technology leadership, process leadership, project design for the Healthcare Information Technology industry, Matthew spearheads the design and architecture for the Garage’s platform. He mentors and guides the engineering teams through the software development process and Extensive experience leading and mentoring other software architects and guiding development teams through the software development process.

Alex Choquette

Customer Success Officer

With her entire career spent in the healthcare industry, Alex brings her industrial engineering education to add a unique twist to how we empower our customers towards value driven outcomes. From creating a clear vision of how the platform can enable change to working closely with key change agents to make it happen, Alex has a pulse on all things customer success. She also harbors a deep passion for continuous learning and transforming those learnings into innovative and strategic methodologies to support all customers in managing their at risk patient populations. With her process focused approach to customer success, she is working to change the game in population health management.

Daniel Choquette

VP, Data Services and Compliance

Daniel brings 18 years of extensive experience in Healthcare IT. He has implemented EHR and Practice management systems and managed programs for Meaningful Use/MIPS, NCQA PCMH, MA HEDIS, and MSSP ACO Quality reporting. He also has a passion for value-based health care and helping practices navigate the transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement using technology. His years of experience in Health IT and clinic operations gives him a unique skillset that enables him to have the insight and expertise to deliver great technology and data intelligence to where it matters most, the clinician delivering care to patients.

Nadia Robeson

Director, Data Sciences

Nadia has years of experience in both healthcare and education. She leads a young and energetic team of data scientists at the Garage that’s intricately involved in running analytical experiments on diverse health data sets in a methodical manner. The algorithms that are applied and defined influence our platform and our customers. As Director of Data sciences, her other responsibilities include research and evolve data models, collaborate with platform management and engineering teams to understand industry requirements and devise solutions, communicate results and ideas to key decision makers and engage with key analysts to map, normalize and prep data elements from multiple sources

Maria Kordit

VP, Customer Success

Maria has worked in the healthcare industry for 11 years with deep roots in clinical work. Through patient care experience in various ophthalmological services across private to hospital settings, Maria has gained a deep understanding of the gaps that persist in our industry to truly succeed in patient care. The evolution of healthcare reform to Value Based Care has brought Maria to the epicenter of technology and data, where she believes the tools Garage offers are the critical to all providers and care teams to effectively take care of their patients. In her role as Vice President of Customer Success, her responsibilities entail guiding and producing effective population health management between providers within our communities, care coordination between major health systems, clinical quality innovations, with a unique passion for social determinants of health.

David Smeltzer

Sr VP, Data Engineering

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Sarah Bauer

VP, Customer Success

Sarah has spent her entire career in the healthcare industry, with the last 12+ years focused on driving customer success int he value-based care space. Sarah has extensive experience working in BPCI, as well as with ACOs/IPAs and large health system. With her experience, Sarah was able to gain a deep understanding of the gaps that exist throughout the entire continuum of care and is a staunch advocate for the value-based care movement. Sarah graduated with her MBA in Healthcare Management and her Master of Science in Management and Leadership and strives to continue making a positive impact in healthcare industry.