Angela Smith, Vice President of Sales Operations
Angela has extensive experience in healthcare benefits marketing, sales, and account management. She served as a healthcare benefits consultant and project manager for the Indiana Department of Insurance and Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania. She also has experience as the VP of Marketing and Sales for several health benefits marketing companies.
Damon Sgrignoli, National Vice President of Sales
As Vice President of Sales, Damon serves as a cross-discipline leader, creative thinker and persuasive storyteller. For over a decade he’s helped guide healthcare business development and marketing teams ranging from nimble start-ups to Fortune 500 companies like Pfizer and Optum. Cultivating partnerships and creating constant forward momentum as both a leader and colleague are some of his greatest rewards. Damon earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a Master’s degree from Gonzaga University.
Macie Trufant, MS, Director of Client Success
Macie has a Masters of Science in Health System Management and has an extensive background in consulting with national self-funded organizations including 15 years of project leadership and management experience. Macie has worked with over 15 national employer organizations over the last 10 years to educate them on and introduce benefits strategies including integrated health system care delivery, population health management, value-based care solutions, health care reform, and care policy among others. When she’s not working, Macie enjoys keeping her goldendoodle Buckwheat active, reading, and knitting.
Zeah Schlisner, Controller
Zeah has over 8 years of experience in business administration, most recently as a Senior Accountant for Vibra Hospital in Denver, CO. Her experience includes a full range of financial reporting, accounting management, and budgeting for health care organizations. In addition, she was responsible for organizing capitalization of a $70 million hospital expansion in Denver.
Laura Casanova, Director of Marketing and Communications
Laura has over 20 years of marketing and communications experience in the healthcare industry, primarily with health and pharmacy benefits. Her background includes marketing for B2B, B2C, and B2B2C audiences, as well as leading corporate communications. Her focus is on developing marketing and communications that are simple yet compelling. Laura earned undergraduate degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Northern Colorado and a master’s degree in communications from the University of Denver. She is married and considers herself a semi-native of Colorado, having lived in the state since she was six years old.
Alex Lee, Director of Information Technology
Prior to joining BridgeHealth, Alex managed strategic campaign development, provided data mining assistance and coordinated marketing database efforts across a multitude of products, systems and sales segments while navigating big data for the high-tech information sources giant in the legal industry, LexisNexis. Before LexisNexis, he put his talents to work supporting the agency automation and IT systems for the Brower Insurance Agency, LLC supporting both property and casualty and health benefits divisions. For more than a decade Alex has been configuring systems and working with automation of large data in both the Legal and Insurance industries. Alex earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. Personal interests include fly fishing Colorado’s mountain streams, camping, skiing, golfing and occasional day at the race track.
Denise Barton, Director of New Product Development
Denise has over 25 years in the Healthcare Industry with experience in product development, product management, project and portfolio management. She has held various leadership roles with Thomson Reuters Healthcare, Truven Health Analytics and Decision Resources Group. She also has experience working in Medical Device Manufacturing, specifically pacemaker and dialysis companies. Denise earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and her MBA from the New York Institute of Technology. She is married, has one child, and enjoys the Colorado outdoors.