aptihealth, a leading tech-driven behavioral healthcare provider built for higher acuity care, announced that Regina Pitstick has joined the organization as senior vice president of aptihealth Medical Group.
Most recently, Pitstick was vice president of advocacy product and innovation for the Employer and Individual segment at UnitedHealth Group, where she drove the company’s product strategy and vision, focused on delivering a seamless, personalized patient experience.
Responsible for product development initiatives, Pitstick’s leadership and experience fueled successful long-range strategies, broader market penetration and deeper engagement for over 15M consumers.
cb20 Inc., Saratoga Springs, announced that Matthew Authier has joined the organization as the MSP sales executive.
He will be the front-line client interface of the company, and will be responsible for managed services business development.
After graduating from Merrimack College, Authier completed his MBA from Norwich University with a concentration in organizational behavior.
Authier has been active in the technology solutions channel for four years, previously managed sales operations centers in the LP industry throughout the northeast, and a successful seal business owner.
Capital CFO+ in Saratoga Springs has announced a series of new hires.
Cara Maryanopolis, director of marketing and brand design. As an experienced marketing communications and brand design specialist, she helps businesses elevate their brands through holistic design and mindful strategy. She brings more than 15 years of professional marketing, communications and public relations experience to the table, including work with top financial and retail brands.
Prior to joining the Capital CFO+ team, Maryanopolis owned her own brand design and marketing business, helping both new and established businesses elevate their brands and achieve growth.
Lisa Koveleskie was brought on as part of the administration team.
Early on, she was an office manager where she was responsible for daily office operations, including payroll, accounts receivable and payable. She then explored an opportunity working as a medical management coordinator where she assisted customers in a busy call center, reviewed insurance information, and approved medical procedures.
After having her children, she transitioned back to the professional world, working as an administrative assistant to the owner and CEO of a small international business, utilizing her skills in Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
Holley Helser is a sales tax specialist. She has six years of bookkeeping experience and three years of sales tax experience.
Most recently, she worked on a state and local tax team within a public accounting firm in Ohio, specializing in sales tax. She also spent three years at a law firm working with clients as a paralegal and bookkeeper.
Nelson Darling was hired as a CFO. He was the assistant controller for over 13 years with an Albany based self-clearing broker dealer, C.L. King & Associates with an affiliated investment advisory firm, Paradigm Capital Management, with over $2 billion in assets under management. He went on to become the controller of a small Albany personal injury law firm, Dreyer Boyajian.
From there, Nelson was a controller/consultant for Shade Tree Advisors that handled all aspects of financial reporting and management for high-net-worth clients, assisting with getting the company up and running and transitioning to new financial software and getting timely financials to clients and standardizing the financial reporting process allowing the company to take on more clients. He continued as the controller for a construction company and finally as the director of finance for TRG Property Management which is an Albany-based commercial real estate management company.
Terry Delong is also a CFO. With over 40 years of experience as a CPA and CMA, Delong analyzes and evaluates company needs and develops short-term and long-term strategies for growth and stability. He has performed accounting for a wide range of industries, including insurance, manufacturing, wholesale and retail consumer goods, hospitality, marinas, and professional employer organizations.
Delong has led the accounting and finance departments for several start-up companies, and he has provided them with the financial leadership to grow into top companies in their industries He ran his own CPA firm in Lake George for over 15 years.
Another CFO hire is Karl Cote. He is an experienced business professional helping organizations to achieve a wide variety of goals and fulfill their missions.
Most recently, he served as the chief financial officer at Liberty ARC, a nonprofit with a $60 million budget, where he led all aspects of financial services including strategic planning, financial statement preparation and analysis, and cost report and tax return preparation.
He served as the executive director of the Northeast Health Foundation for 17 years, where he led team members, strategic planning, and action plans to raise over $66 million during his tenure. In addition,Cote served as a financial leader within St. Peters Health Partners where he held various positions including director of finance, controller, and accounting manager, where he spearheaded many system implementations and led the consolidation of multiple finance offices. Prior to his time in private industry, he worked as a CPA for five years for the regional firm of Urbach, Kahn & Werlin, (now UHY). Karl received his BBA in Accounting from Siena College.
He is a Certified Fund Raising Professional (CFRE), as well as a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Chris Williams is a sales tax specialist. He has 10-plus years of sales tax experience ranging from retail, manufacturing, and telecommunications, with his most recent experience coming from working with a news broadcasting company. He has a business administration degree with a concentration in accounting and enjoys working with new clients and cultivating relationships.