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Meet The OPEN MINDS Team

Led by renowned industry thought leader, Monica E. Oss, our nationally-recognized team consists of 75+ advisors with deep expertise and comprehensive experience in the eleven sectors of the health and human service field serving complex consumers. Most team members are based in Gettysburg, with others working out of our satellite offices in North Carolina, Florida, Washington, Colorado, Montana, California, Maryland, Oregon, Kansas, and New Jersey. Get an overview of our full team below, or click on a specific team member to learn more and read their biography.

 

Senior Leadership

Monica Oss, OPEN MINDS Monica E. Oss

Chief Executive Officer & Senior Associate

Stacy DiStefano

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Snyder Timothy Snyder, Jr.

Executive Vice President

Sarah C. Threnhauser, MPA

Executive Vice President

Casey Miller

Executive Vice President

Stacey Cotton

Director, Executive Education

Athena Mandros Athena Mandros

Director, Market Intelligence

Josue Santoyo Josue Santoyo

Accounting Manager

Joseph Naughton-Travers Joe Naughton-Travers, Ed.M.

Senior Associate

OPEN MINDS Sharon Hicks Sharon Hicks, MBA, MSW

Senior Associate

Child Welfare Subject Matter Experts

William Holicky William Holicky, MSW, ACSW

Senior Associate

Paul Neitman, LMSW, MSW

Senior Associate

Howard Shiffman Howard Shiffman, MA

Senior Associate

January Scott, MSW

Subject Matter Expert

Patricia Wilson Patricia Wilson, MSW

Subject Matter Expert

Deirdre Berry Deirdre Berry, Ed.M.

Subject Matter Expert

Sarah Fine, Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Leadership Development & Governance Subject Matter Experts

Shannon Freedle Shannon Freedle

Senior Associate

Jess Jamieson Jess Jamieson, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Steven Holoviak Stephen Holoviak, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Jennifer Magnabosco Jennifer Magnabosco, Ph.D., ACC

Subject Matter Expert

Bill Organek, MGA

Subject Matter Expert

Tom Nuttle, MBA, FACHE

Subject Matter Expert

Tasha Walsh Natasha Walsh, MSW, LCSW

Subject Matter Expert

Grady Wilkinson, MSW

Senior Advisor

Long-Term Services & Supports Subject Matter Experts

John Van Camp

Senior Associate

Michael Varadian Michael Varadian, J.D., MBA

Subject Matter Expert

Brian Friedman Brian Friedman, Psy.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Dale Anderson, MBA

Senior Associate

William Wood, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Managed Care Operations & Contracting Subject Matter Experts

Steve Ramsland Steve Ramsland, Ed.D.

Senior Associate

David Conn David Conn, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Bruce Gorman Bruce Gorman, MCRP

Subject Matter Expert

Mitchell Berdie, Psy.D

Subject Matter Expert

Peggy DeCarlis, MSSA

Senior Associate

Market Intelligence & Research Subject Matter Experts

Sun Vega Sun Vega, MBA

Senior Associate

Jerry Jeffe Jerry Jeffe, MS

Senior Associate

Teresa Mulligan Teresa Mulligan, MHSA

Senior Associate

Wyatt Delaney, MAIOP

Senior Consultant

Nicole Javitt, J.D.

Senior Consultant

Ashleigh Thompson

Consultant

Jeremiah Witherow

Consultant

Sally Johnston, MA, CEAP, CCBT, LPC

Subject Matter Expert

Jordan Adams

Consultant

Murray Beachtel, MS

Senior Consultant

Daniel Furr

Market Research Coordinator

Marketing Strategy & Marketing Planning Subject Matter Experts

Dennis Grantham, MA

Subject Matter Expert

Brittney Shindledecker Brittney Shindledecker

Senior Associate

Edith Jardine

Subject Matter Expert

Mirna Holton, AM

Subject Matter Expert

Sandy Rogers

Subject Matter Expert

Heidi Holman, MS

Senior Associate

Christopher Williams, M.A.

Senior Associate

Digital Marketing Subject Matter Experts

Matt Morrison Matthew Morrison

Senior Web Development Executive

Jason Tako

Subject Matter Expert

Joni Blymire

Subject Matter Expert

Caitlyn Halliburton

Subject Matter Expert

Matthew Healy

Digital Marketing Manager

Bill Mullecker

Web Developer

James Perks

Senior Web Developer

Daniel Dow

Senior Associate

Hope Gibbs, M.A.

Senior Associate

Financial Management Subject Matter Experts

Marilyn Cook, MSW, LSCSW

Subject Matter Expert

Deb Adler

Senior Associate

David Wawrzynek, MBA

Senior Associate

Lee Fortenberry, CFP, MSFS

Senior Associate

Raymond Wolfe, JD

Senior Associate

Operations Management Subject Matter Experts

Alan Bragwell Alan Bragwell

Subject Matter Expert

Robert Sonntag Robert Sonntag, MS

Senior Associate

Wendy Kidd Wendy Kidd, MA, MDiv, LPC

Subject Matter Expert

Dorn Schuffman Dorn Schuffman, MA

Subject Matter Expert

Rosalind Richmond Rosalind Richmond, CSS

Subject Matter Expert

Strategy Development & Strategic Planning Subject Matter Experts

George Braunstein George Braunstein, RN, FACHE

Senior Associate

Robert Dunbar A. Robert Dunbar, MPA, M.Ed.

Senior Associate

Harriet Markell Harriet Markell, MA

Subject Matter Expert

John Giglio, MA, J.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Jerri Regan, MS, MPA, RN

Subject Matter Expert

Pamela Hyde, J.D.

Subject Matter Expert

Robert Hess III MPH, PMP, CPHQ, SSBB

Subject Matter Expert

Technology & Informatics Subject Matter Experts

Alsten Tauro Alsten Tauro

Senior Consultant

Robert Neary Robert Neary

Subject Matter Expert

Rafi Khan Rafi Khan

Subject Matter Expert

Rudolph Moni

Subject Matter Expert

Jim Wiefel

Senior Associate

David Young, MBA

Senior Associate

Advisory Board

Robert Cuyler Robert Cuyler, Ph.D.

Advisory Board Member

Marian Sutton Marian Mancuso Sutton, MPA

Advisory Board Member

Dee Brown, OPEN MINDS Subject Matter Expert Dee Brown, MSM

Advisory Board Member

Ken Carr

Advisory Board Member

Alison Blodgett Alison Blodgett, LBSW

Advisory Board Member

Candace Coffin Candace Coffin, MSW

Advisory Board Member

Leon Boyko, MBA, LCSW

Advisory Board Member

Jon Evans Jonathan Evans, MS

Advisory Board Member

Niels Eskelsen, MBA, CPA

Advisory Board Member

Jed Goldart Jed Goldart, M.D., MPH

Advisory Board Member

Richard Louis Richard Louis, III

Advisory Board Member

John Kingsley-Holton John Holton, Ph.D.

Advisory Board Member

Mindy Klowden, MNM

Advisory Board Member

Gary Humble

Advisory Board Member

Shelia Kochis Shelia Kochis, Ph.D., MPA, CPA

Advisory Board Member

Stephen Howe Stephen Howe, MSW

Advisory Board Member

Richard Maye Richard Maye, MBA

Advisory Board Member

Ronald Morton Ronald Morton, MPA, CBHE

Advisory Board Member

Shirley Repta Shirley Repta, Ph.D., MBA, RN

Advisory Board Member

Gordon Rothrock, MBA

Advisory Board Member

Joe Rutherford Joseph Rutherford, MBA

Advisory Board Member

Douglas Stadter, MPA

Advisory Board Member

Jamie Stewart, MBA, CPA

Advisory Board Member

John Talbot John Talbot, Ph.D.

Advisory Board Member

Victor Topo Victor Topo, MSW

Advisory Board Member

Alberto Varela Alberto Varela, M.D.

Advisory Board Member

Edgar Wiggins Edgar Wiggins, MHS

Advisory Board Member

Art Williams M. Arthur Williams, PMP

Advisory Board Member

Lori Schmidt Lori Schmidt, J.D.

Advisory Board Member

Katie Lioy Katie Lioy, MSMTI

Advisory Board Member

Danielle Byron Danielle Byron, PMP

Advisory Board Member

Lee Chapman, MHSA

Advisory Board Member

Brandon Danz Brandon Danz, MHA, MPA

Advisory Board Member

Bruce Nisbet, OPEN MINDS Advisory Board Member Bruce Nisbet, LMSW, DFNAP

Advisory Board Member

Steve Hornberger, MSW Steve Hornberger, MSW

Advisory Board Member

A. Blair Elder, MA

Advisory Board Member

John Falsetti

Advisory Board Member

Richard Knecht, MS

Advisory Board Member

Lisa St. George

Advisory Board Member

Lisa Brody, LPC

Advisory Board Member

Abimbola Farinde, PhD

Advisory Board Member

Research & Publications Team

Cory Thornton, MS

Managing Editor

Stephanie Asper

PsychU Project Lead

Cody Brumgard

RFP Database Manager

Bryan Dickinson Bryan Dickinson

Database Analyst

Terry Griffin Terry Griffin

Weekly News Wire Editor

Tina Havens Tina Havens

Database Project Manager

Samantha Messina Samantha Messina

RFP Database Production Editor

Laurel Thrasher

Database Analyst

Cathy Glass Cathy Glass

Database Analyst

Traci Hacker

Weekly News Wire Assistant

Rachel Smith

Market Research Assistant

Kyle Byers

Market Research Assistant

Justin Staub

Market Research Assistant

Shelby Rocco

Research Analyst, PyschU

Account Advisors

Jay Mackie J. Jay Mackie, Ph.D

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Associate

Cathy Kemper Cathy Kemper

Chief of Staff

Natalie Stuffle Natalie Stuffle

Customer Service Coordinator

Frank Tolbert II

Network & User Support Specialist

Brian Ganjon

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Christine Scott

Financial Administrative Assistant

Justine McCollum

Education Events Manager

Kristen Wagner

Education Events Coordinator

Stephanie Hollada

Customer Service Manager

Erin Furr

Database Systems Developer

Monique Hales

Director, Business Development

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