MEET THE TEAM
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David Schlaifer is the founder & CEO of DAS Health...
…a healthcare technology and services firm that for nearly 20 years has become a trusted advisor for nearly 2,000 healthcare clients, providing services to over 30,000 users and over 15 million patients nationwide.
DAS has been recognized as one of the elite 4% of the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the country, having made the list for eight of the past ninve years as one of the top healthcare companies, is one of only two companies that have been ranked among Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies for nine consecutive years, and was recognized as one of the “Florida Companies to Watch”. DAS has also been recognized as the Top Technology Company in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, won Florida’s Excellence in IT Leadership award and Tampa Bay’s Best Places to Work for several years, among numerous other awards and recognitions.
Mr. Schlaifer was previously named BizTech CEO of the Year, has been recognized as one of the 100 leading CEO’s in Tampa Bay, one of Tampa Bay’s “Movers & Shakers” by Business Leader Magazine, and was a finalist for the Tampa Bay Technology Forum Outstanding Leadership Award. He held previous positions as CEO of a national legal services company, Group Vice President of a privately held billion-dollar global conglomerate, and was COO of one of the largest insurance companies in South Africa, as well as having held other leadership positions in the US and abroad.
David has two grown daughters. He serves on the board of Gracepoint Wellness Center, a non-profit behavioral health system that provides comprehensive behavioral health care for nearly 300,000 people annually who suffer from mental illness, substance abuse, addiction or co-occurring disorders. In addition, he has actively served on committees and boards for A Kids Place and Eckerd Youth Alternatives and was a member of the Founding Board of Education Africa USA (alongside such notables as former UN Ambassador Andrew Young). He participated on a White House Advisory Board, and currently serves on several other corporate Boards of Directors. David received his Juris Doctor from IIT Chicago-Kent Law School and a Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer...
Michelle has overall responsibility for leading all client facing operations, including client success, product management, RCM, software and technology activities of the company.
Michelle previously served as Senior Vice President of Global Growth for UnitedHealthcare. In this role, she successfully transformed the Brazil insurance and care delivery growth agenda to exceed membership targets and meet the financial goals of the business. Prior to that, Michelle held the role of Senior Vice President of OptumRx Client Management where she led a team of more than 200 professionals. She was responsible for the strategic direction of the client management organization including the expansion of products and services. Prior to joining UnitedHealthcare, Michelle spent almost a decade at Medco Health Solutions – now Express Scripts – including her last role as an Executive Director, and before that worked for ancillary benefit companies and financial organizations holding positions in general management, account management, compliance and operations.
Michelle has a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Speech Communications from St. Cloud State University. She has served as the Zambia Liaison for the Board of Tiny Tim and Friends and Steven’s Square Foundation. In her free time, Michelle likes to exercise, watch her son (12) play baseball, read, cook, travel and spend time with family and friends.
Vice President of Managed IT Services
As Vice President of Technology Solutions...
Kyle Mynatt directs DAS’ efforts surrounding client support and satisfaction in the technology realm. His efforts include the implementation of key support metrics that far surpass any in the industry, including over 80% same-day call resolution, the design and management of custom database reporting solutions from SQL, and the installation of a near real-time Disaster Recovery (DR) system, all to the clients’ benefit. Kyle leads the support, cloud hosting, managed IT services and integrations teams through real time host environment and error log monitoring, which translates to maximum server uptime and performance for DAS clients. Kyle has overseen hundreds of full PM and EHR conversions, as well as the implementation of virtual training environments.
Kyle brought to DAS over 10 years of technical experience, including active duty in the Marines where he worked with the National Security Agency in counter intelligence. He was trained in multidiscipline intelligence collection and operations, and became skilled in troubleshooting computer hardware and network issues. Kyle received top security clearance with the military as a result of his job function and skill, and once visited 4 continents in 36 hours on his way to serve in Iraq.
Kyle earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of South Florida. Kyle, his wife and their son live just outside of Bradenton, Florida, and can be found most weekends enjoying time on the water in their fishing boat.
Vice President of Client Success
As Vice President of Client Success...
As Vice President of Client Success, Julianne Porter guides the DAS Health account management and product management teams in delivering exceptional customer care. In addition, Julianne oversees growth of sales initiatives while driving new client development. Most recently serving as Director of Client Success, Julianne’s years of experience in client services lend themselves to her unique operational expertise and client knowledge – helping her team to fully assess and support each individual client with DAS’ expert level of care. Under her guidance, the client services and product management teams provide immediate support and guidance to our customers for the best possible client experience.
Before overseeing the client services and product management teams, Julianne also served as Director of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) with DAS Health. In her role she supervised all members of the RCM department and optimizing revenue cycle design while identifying new improvements. She was responsible for doubling department revenue and maintaining an expense ratio far exceeding industry standards, all while decreasing average days in AR and improving the actual dollars collected for DAS clients. Additional roles include serving as a Region Account Manager, Account Manager and Billing Support with DAS Health where she supported team members while managing client relationships for business success.
Julianne received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Tampa and her graduate certificate in health management and leadership from the University of South Florida. She is a Certified Professional Coder and is an active member of the Junior League of Tampa where she has held numerous leadership positions and launched new events for the organization over the last five years.
Vice President of Finance & Administration
As Vice President of Finance & Administration...
Eric works across multiple departments to develop and enhance DAS’ operations. His oversight includes financial reporting and analysis, employee benefits and human resources, and internal policies & procedures. Eric works closely with DAS’ accounting, HR and administrative team members to enhance productivity and efficiency to better serve our clients.
Eric previously served as Director of Finance and as DAS Health’s Revenue Cycle Management Division Manager where he developed DAS’ RCM processes and team members for improved business operations. Prior to joining DAS Eric worked with a healthcare management service organization (MSO) as the Director of Provider Relations & Service Fund, supervising provider relations while analyzing revenues to maximize profits. Eric’s focus on effective and efficient operational processes coupled with over five years of experience in the healthcare industry helps DAS maintain its profitability while attracting and keeping great employees.
A graduate of the University of South Florida, Eric earned his master’s in business administration with a concentration in finance. He attended Bryant University for his bachelors of science degree in business administration and accounting.