Kevin brings 30 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry, most recently serving in roles as Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Operations for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, with US sales of $1.5BB. He has also held Sales, Marketing, and Operational leadership roles within Bristol-Myers Squibb. During his time with HealthLink Dimensions, Kevin has guided the company to record client and revenue growth, resulting in recognition as one of America’s fastest growing private companies for two consecutive years.
Kevin completed his B.S. in Business Administration at Murray State University and has completed the INSEAD International Executive Study Program in France and Singapore.
Vice President, Sales
With over 35 years of experience, Bob has had the opportunity to develop expertise across a wide range of verticals and executive leadership positions. He started his career in the US Navy and was very fortunate to build a strong clinical foundation in medicine, surgery and medical devices which was then put to the test when he started his business career with 3M Medical Surgical products. During his 15 years at 3M, Bob held positions in regional, national and international sales, product and business management. Building on this base, Bob then held senior and executive leadership positions with MarketSource, where his team designed, built and managed sales organizations across multiple industries and technology product categories. He also lead the Vericom Corporation through a significant growth phase resulting in a successful acquisition and transition to new ownership. His most recent opportunity was with BDS Marketing where he provided sales and operational leadership across the healthcare, telecom and home improvement sales teams.
Bob holds a B.S. in psychology from the University of Maryland and lives on Lake Lanier with his wife Janey.
Vice President, Data Services
Chris brings 20 years of application development and database experience, 18 of that in the Healthcare Industry and the last 15 of those at HealthLink. As a system architect he has worked at many Fortune 500 companies including IMS, Lockheed Martin, and Norfolk Southern. At Healthlink, he is one of the original database architects and now specializes in client data services with an emphasis on advanced matching algorithms and data cleaning techniques.
Chris earned his B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Clemson University. Originally from Virginia, he lives in Marietta, GA with wife, Heather, and their 4 children.
Vice President, Email & Digital Strategy
Justin Hipps brings over 10 years of experience in healthcare IT and financial performance analytics to his current role as Director of Email Strategy and Analytics.
He specializes in client data management, database analytics, email marketing, report building, and business development/marketing support. Justin employs his BI expertise in providing internal and external customers with visual analytics to communicate stories and trends within the data.
Justin earned his B.S. in Psychology from Campbell University, and his MBA in Healthcare Systems Management from Keller University. He is a coffee fanatic and ‘closet-marketer’ with an exceptional talent for social media management. He lives in Woodstock, GA with wife, Sarah, and their 3 children.
Director of Marketing
Stephanie brings more than 10 years of healthcare marketing experience to her role as Director of Marketing. Stephanie began her career in healthcare advertising and transitioned to the client-side, serving in various marketing roles with medical device manufacturers such as Owen Mumford, Coloplast and CryoLife.
In her previous role as Marketing Communications Manager with a medical device manufacturer, Stephanie gained valuable industry insight and a thorough understanding of the challenges today’s healthcare marketer faces.
Stephanie is an aspiring photographer, has a slight addiction to dark chocolate and resides in South Carolina with her husband and two sons.
Director, IT and Cloud Solutions
With 28+ years in the industry, John specializes in understanding the challenging needs of business and producing creative and technological solutions to solve them. He currently is responsible for guiding development and technology initiatives for HealthLink, including its cloud strategy and architecture.
He has developed technology solutions for diverse industries including healthcare, pharmaceutical, credit card, commercial real estate, manufacturing, transportation and publishing.
John joined HealthLink in 2002 first as a consultant, but loved the company so much he decided to make it home. He lives in north Georgia with his wife, two children and ever evolving gaggle of animal life.
PRC & Project Manager
Debbie’s background includes 9 years of IT experience combined with 5 years in the healthcare industry. Out of college, she began her IT career working for a major software company in product development, application and technical support, and leading customer education classes. She has a variety of experience within the healthcare industry, from assisting in a surgeon’s office to the creation of a new provider credentialing department in a large healthcare staffing company. Most recently, Debbie brought her process improvement skills to Varian Medical Systems hardware and software contract administration group.
Debbie earned her BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia. She currently resides in Kennesaw, GA with a daughter and son in college.
Director, Business Development
Yasemin Strickland has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience, nine of which have been spent in the Direct Marketing industry with companies such as infoUSA, World Marketing and m1 Data. Her most recent experience includes working with physician database solutions targeting pharmaceutical, medical device, insurance and other healthcare marketers.
With her thorough understanding of industry trends and her knowledge of various marketing data applications, Yasemin has been a valuable asset to her customers. She focuses on client specific data needs and suggests appropriate solutions. Her consultative sales approach and expertise have earned her the trust and respect of marketing professionals as well as her peers.
Previously, Yasemin sold financial information systems to major banks and financial institutions for Dow Jones Telerate and Reuters both in the US and Europe.
Yasemin is a member and former Co-Chair of the Atlanta chapter of the DMA (Direct Marketing Association). She resides in Dallas, Georgia with her husband, 4 kids and 3 cats.
Director, Business Development
Matt Hiers brings over 15 years of experience in Sales and HCP Data Solutions to his role as Director of Business Development. Matt was a successful sales rep for an HCP data provider for over 8 years providing quality data solutions for clients seeking detailed Hospital information and contacts.
Matt is a movie buff, and an avid Atlanta sports fan. He currently resides in Atlanta with his wife Whitney, and their 5 year old son Fletcher