Clay Ritchey is the Chief Executive Officer of Evariant. Clay brings more than 20 years of experience driving growth and innovation in market leading healthcare technology organizations to Evariant. As CEO, Clay is passionate about working with healthcare providers, technology partners, and our employees to transform the way that consumers, patients, and providers engage across the care continuum to build deeper relationships resulting in sustainable growth for our customers.
Clay brings a deep understanding of how to leverage digital marketing and technology tools to accelerate customer acquisition and growth and is excited to partner with healthcare providers in their digital marketing journey. Prior to joining Evariant, Clay served as GM and Chief Marketing Officer of Imprivata, the Healthcare IT security leader, where he helped build one of the most trusted brands in healthcare technology security.
Prior to Imprivata, Clay was the Chief Executive Officer of Equinox Healthcare, a post-acute healthcare services company. At Equinox Healthcare, Clay created a scalable, high performing care delivery platform while driving growth and improved patient outcomes. Prior to Equinox Healthcare, Clay held senior marketing and strategy executive roles at leading healthcare and technology firms such as Hill-Rom IT Solutions and Kronos Incorporated, where he led the launch of new solutions resulting in more than $300 million of incremental revenue growth.
Clay received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BSEE, with Highest Distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University.
Rob is charged with advancing the company's market strategy, marketing, developing new key business relationships and growing the customer base. He is a veteran of the healthcare and technology industries, with more than 20 years of executive experience in leading innovation, business strategy, new business development, sales, marketing, finance and operations. He has led large-scale technology projects for healthcare systems, educational institutions and Fortune-100 companies. A particular emphasis has been in helping corporations and healthcare organizations transform the way they go-to-market through the utilization of new technology.
Over the course of his career, Rob has co-founded or joined five embryonic companies leading each through significant growth. Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing from Appalachian State University.
Tom Schultz is the Chief Growth Officer of Evariant. As a dynamic industry veteran, Tom brings 29 years of experience in technology solutions for the healthcare industry. Tom is eager to continue efforts in driving revenue growth and market share for Evariant. His background in leading global sales teams will be valuable in overseeing Evariant’s growth strategy.
Prior to joining the Evariant team, Tom served as Senior Vice President of Sales at HealthStream, where he was responsible for sales of Talent Management, Workforce Development, and Patient Experience sales teams and sales operations. Under Tom’s guidance HealthStream achieved record revenue growth. Tom also spent 16 years with Lawson Software, which was acquired by Infor in 2011, where he became the senior sales executive for the healthcare vertical. Under his leadership, the company had tremendous revenue growth and record-setting gains in their healthcare customer base.
Tom graduated from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota where he received his B.S in Marketing
Phil is responsible for leading all operational aspects related to converting and supporting clients. Phil has been leading technology implementation organizations, support teams, and consulting engagements for his entire 15 year professional career. Phil most recently served as DVP of Business Transformation for ADP, where he successfully introduced and executed a company-wide methodology, based on both LEAN and Six Sigma principles, to improve client quality, to reduce cycle time, and to improve ADP’s operational efficiency. Phil has an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and has project management experience implementing Peoplesoft and Oracle ERP systems.
Sudhakar Gorti, better known as SG, is the Chief Technology Officer of Evariant. SG brings over 20 years of hands on experience leading strategic, operational technology and product development initiatives. He is passionate about accelerated organizational change, transformation, innovation, and product development.
Prior to Evariant, SG was Chief Technology & Chief Product officer at Integra Connect, where he was responsible for the development of specialty EHR, population health, care management, and revenue cycle management solutions. Before that he was Chief Technology Officer of DMGT and Texas Health Resources. As a chief technology officer, he has led, transformed, managed large global diverse teams.
SG received his Masters Degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and went to Stanford University for Masters in Computer Science.
Kevin Kirkwood is the Chief Information Security and Compliance Officer at Evariant, where he leads the development and implementation of all security programs and facilitates information security governance, advises senior leadership on security investments, and designs appropriate policies to manage information security risk.
With over 25 years of delivery-oriented, disciplined, and proven leadership across multiple industries, Kevin’s track record displays his keen business strategies and Information Technology alignment. Prior to joining Evariant, Kevin was the chief information officer and security officer at AllHealth Network where he led the complete transformation of the business through the adoption of new and proven systems that aligned to their business strategy. Before that, Kevin was the executive director of enterprise architecture for Kaiser Permanente and chief technology officer for enterprise applications management at PepsiCo.
Kevin graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in e-Business Systems.
Mary Donahue joined Evariant in 2014 as a Senior Human Resources Representative. She was then promoted to Manager, Human Resources in 2015, and now serves as Director. Mary has over ten years of Human Resources experience in both the Healthcare and Technology industries at Healthnet and Dell.
Mary manages all aspects of the Human Resources function within Evariant and plays an important role in organizational success. Her implementation of learning and development programs has been vital to the advancement of company culture and employee experience. Her commitment to employee retention and recruitment has supported Evariant through many stages of Evariant’s growth. She creates a positive environment that allows employees to thrive.
Mary received her A.A. from Hartford College for Women, and her B.A. in English at Hartwick College.