Welcome to the Team: Leah Ray

Leah Ray

Lead Customer Success Manager

Leah is the Lead Customer Success Manager for Stratasan, where she will provide expertise and leadership for the Customer Success team and ensure we deliver the highest levels of satisfaction and value for our clients. She will partner with multiple stakeholders to tackle complex business issues, deliver client solutions, and altogether exceed customer expectations. Leah has over 20 years in strategic planning with IBM Watson Health and its legacy organizations, and she is a long-time member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD).

Leah has a BBA from the University of Montevallo and an MBA from Middle Tennessee State University. A native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and a Nashvillian since 1999, she and her partner have two miniature schnauzers, Pippin and Poppy. When not working, Leah is a huge sports fan (Roll Tide! Go Titans!) and loves animals, baking, and traveling.

 

Welcome to the team, Leah!

Welcome to the Team: Michael Shipley

Michael Shipley

Senior Product Manager

Michael is a Senior Product Manager for Stratasan, where he will lead the team that creates, maintains, and enhances Stratasan’s Projections product line. He has worked in healthcare analytics since 2002, with expertise around strategic planning for healthcare providers, including analytical models used to estimate and forecast healthcare utilization. Previously, he was the Sr. Product Manager for strategic planning products at Truven Health Analytics/IBM Watson Health.

Michael lives in Chicago and holds degrees from University of Illinois, McNeese State University, and DePaul University. He loves spending time outdoors with his wife and two very energetic sons, and enjoys skiing, backpacking, mountain biking, playing trumpet and singing Gregorian chant. 

Welcome to the team, Michael!

Welcome to the Team: Taneisha Bland

Taneisha Bland

IT Support Engineer

Taneisha is the IT Support Engineer for Stratasan. In this position, she will be responsible for maintenance, security and helping in the ongoing growth of the Stratasan office. Previously she worked as an IT Engineer for Alana Healthcare in Nashville, TN. Taneisha is currently enrolled at Independence University pursuing her bachelor’s degree in CyberSecurity and Networking. Nashville has been her home for more than seven years, although she is originally from Memphis, TN.

Taneisha is a dog mom. She currently has two beautiful fur babies by the names of Cleopatra and Caesar. In her spare time, Taneisha loves to read; her favorite book collection is Harry Potter.

Welcome to the team, Taneisha!

Welcome to the Team: Greg Leonard

Greg Leonard

Business Development Representative

Greg Leonard is a Business Development Representative for Stratasan. Greg obtained a CNA license as a senior in high school and an MBA in Business Administration from Shepherd University, where he also played football as a wide receiver. In high school, he was state champion in both football and track, as well. Greg is from Solomons, Maryland.

Welcome to the team, Greg!

Welcome to the Team: Jen Challburg

Jen Challburg

Account Manager

Jen Challburg is an Account Manager at Stratasan. In this position, Jen will drive revenue with current Stratasan customers and cultivate relationships while expanding their product portfolios. Jen comes from Bridge Connector, where she was an Account Executive dealing with healthcare integrations, and promoting the importance of quality healthcare data in order for organizations to grow and obtain market share.

Jen grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, went to school at University of Kentucky, and lived in Washington D.C. In September 2019, she moved to Nashville to be closer to her sister, her husband, and her two precious nephews (who will be joined by a third sibling any day now)! Jen loves spending time with family and friends, and does indoor cycling classes multiple times a week. She enjoys learning how to cook new recipes, and trying different wines.

Welcome to the team, Jen!

Welcome to the Team: Emily Blumenthal

Emily Blumenthal

Business Development Representative

Emily Blumenthal is a Business Development Representative at Stratasan. In this role, Emily will be prospecting and generating interest in our products with potential clients. She has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Miami University in Oxford, OH, and a Master of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis. With a background in social work, Emily was previously a therapist for children and families, and is very excited to use her skills gained in social work in sales—such a relationship building.

Originally from Nashville, and back again after college and graduate school, Emily and her fiancé recently adopted a labradoodle puppy, Kuna, into their little family. Emily loves hiking, working out (especially barre workouts), and traveling.

Welcome to the team, Emily!

Welcome to the Team: Kent Malmberg

Kent Malmberg

Sales Executive

Kent Malmberg is a Sales Executive for Stratasan based in San Diego, CA. Kent leads the sales efforts in the Western U.S. to provide Stratasan’s suite of tools and services to both the acute: hospitals, and non-acute markets: providers, insurers, and non-hospital companies.

Kent has worked in the healthcare technology industry for more than 20 years, selling disruptive technology and services into the healthcare space. Most recently, he held an executive sales role with Stratus Video. Prior to that, he held Sr. sales executive roles with CirrusMD and Getwell Network.

Kent earned a BS in Marketing from State University of New York-Oswego. When not working, Kent enjoys spending time with his wife and their daughters, Kayla and Cassidy, and playing guitar whenever possible.

Welcome to the team, Kent!

Welcome to the Team: Emma Haines

Emma Haines

Business Development Representative

Emma Haines is a Business Development Representative for Stratasan. First, Emma’s job is to make sure every future client’s initial contact with us is an authentic and sincere experience, and second; her role is to increase revenue by building a robust pipeline. She is responsible for getting Stratasan’s foot into opportunities’ doorway by creating a first impression of being genuine, and accurately representing our core values.

Emma has been in the medical sales realm for five years and through this, she has been able to fulfill her passion for helping people. She currently resides in Long Beach, and is a California girl born and raised. She takes frequent trips to the beach with her small dog Pepita Pan. Emma enjoys doing yoga, hiking, going antiquing, camping, and traveling to learn about different cultures. She has two roosters, three hens, four cats, and her small dog. Making people laugh is one of her favorite things, as well as eating almost all foods in general.

Welcome to the team, Emma!

Welcome to the Team: Casey Wilkinson

Casey Wilkinson

Engineering Project Manager

Casey Wilkinson is the Engineering Project Manager at Stratasan. In this position, Casey works with the product and development teams to gather and document requirements for the continuous development of Stratasan’s product suite. She assists in establishing project processes within the organization so that the teams can better establish capacity, velocity, and streamline requests. Casey has worked in technology for the last five years and has experience as a QA Analyst, Business Analyst, and Project Manager. She’s worked in the healthcare sphere for the past three years, managing agile development team backlogs and sprint work building enterprise-level software.

Casey holds a Bachelor of Science in Audio Engineering from Belmont University and earned her PMP (Project Management Professional certification) in 2018. Originally from Florida, she now lives in Nashville with her husband and their rescue dog and cat. When not working, she enjoys embroidery and cross-stitching, traveling, visiting local breweries and new restaurants. She and her husband do woodworking and home improvement projects together. Casey also loves organizing events and volunteers with the local chapter of Ladies Get Paid.

Welcome to the team, Casey!

Welcome to the Team: Chara Kramer

Chara Kramer

Marketing Coordinator

Chara Kramer is the Marketing Coordinator at Stratasan. In this position, Chara is responsible for adding additional support to the marketing team, including the coordination of brand management, event marketing, and social media. She has been working in marketing since 2012, although her career began in the writing department.

With a BA and an MFA in creative writing, Chara has been editing and writing for over 15 years as a hobby, and professionally. Chara currently resides in New Jersey with her boyfriend but has plans to move to be closer to climbing and hiking spots. She is an avid rock climber, writer, and baker.

Welcome to the team, Chara!