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Chief Executive Officer
As chief executive officer of MediClick, Mike Merwarth drives the company’s commitment to quality and finds great satisfaction in working with his technical, consulting, and sales teams to provide hospitals with innovative supply chain tools. Mike's leadership and vision were integral to the development of the recently launched MediClick for Contracts & Analysis, a breakthrough application that streamlines the contract management process for hospitals.
Mike has steadfastly championed the Software as a Service (SaaS) model, a forward-thinking strategy that has distinguished MediClick from its competitors and drawn in loyal customers; under Mike's direction, MediClick's client base has increased to over 200 hospitals.
An experienced software executive, Mike began his career at IBM in 1977, working in marketing and sales. Mike joined Global Software in 1983, serving in several key management roles during his 17-year tenure, including sales director and vice president of sales. In his last position at Global, Mike served as general manager of the healthcare-centered business unit that later became MediClick. Thriving and expanding, the group spun off from Global in 2001.
Mike is a graduate of Davidson College. A life-long North Carolinian, he lives in Raleigh with his wife and two daughters. He also sits on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation where he works to improve the lives of children and mentors other adults who are diagnosed with Type I diabetes.
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Chief Financial Officer
MediClick CFO Phil Sandy brings an ideal mix of
experience to his position. A veteran of the finance
field, Phil has been a certified public accountant since
1987. He brings 25 years of finance and systems
experience to his position as Chief Financial Officer of
MediClick including 18 years with software companies.
Phil’s career includes Big Four public accounting,
not-for-profit organizations, and multinational
Prior to joining the MediClick team, Phil served as
assistant controller at Post Software International
Inc. and as controller and then CFO of Global
Software, MediClick's legacy company.
In his current role at MediClick, Phil oversees all
financial and administrative operations, conducts
financial forecasting, provides expert financial
analysis and implements policies and best
practices. Phil was also integral to the
development of MediClick for Financials, leading the
design of MediClick's successful general ledger and
accounts payable application.
Executive Vice President, Sales and Business Development
As MediClick’s executive vice president of sales and business development, John Grande's focus is on developing consultative relationships with our customers to drive success in their supply chain operations. With a passion for organizational design and business process excellence, John brings to MediClick more than two decades of experience in both the supplier and distribution settings.
John joined MediClick in 2011 after a six-year career with Haemonetics Corporation, a blood management solutions company specializing in medical devices, software and services. Prior to serving as vice president of the North American Surgical Division, John was vice president of sales for the North American Blood Bank Division.
Before joining Haemonetics, he held various leadership roles in a 15-year career at Cardinal Health, including vice president of operations, regional director and director of sales operations.
He holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Bentley University in Waltham, MA, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management Science from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA.
Vice President, Technology
Tony Verdone, vice president of technology, brings to MediClick an abundance of managerial
experience as well as a broad understanding of software development.
Certified in computer programming and data processing, Tony
began his career as a software developer, creating applications
and leading technology training for several large corporations,
including Manufacturers Hanover Trust (now JPMorgan Chase),
CBS Inc., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New York and Mobil Oil.
He also served as technical manager at STC Corporation, where
he was responsible for a turnkey distribution and accounts
Tony joined MediClick's legacy company, Global Software, in 1985.
Signing on as a program manager, Tony subsequently served as director
of development and vice president of development. During that time,
he implemented distribution and materials management systems for a
number of clients.
Drawing on his strong technical background, Tony now guides the development,
technical projects, documentation and QA teams who ensure MediClick's
Internet-based applications are at optimum performance for users.
Committed to professional development and excellence, Tony is a
member of the Carolina SaaS Users Group and has served on the board
of directors of the Triangle Technology Executives Council since
2006. He earned a bachelor's degree from The City College of New York.
Don Boss, CMRP
Vice President, Customer Development
As MediClick's vice president of customer development, Don Boss serves as a key resource for clients, recommending opportunities for increased efficiency. As the former materials manager at Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., Don brings to his advisory role 17 years of management experience in a 300-bed hospital, “in-the-trenches” knowledge from which MediClick clients benefit every day.
Don joined Global Software, MediClick's legacy company, in 1997. As a senior consultant, he managed all aspects of materials management application implementation, from project planning and troubleshooting to client counsel. Prior to that, Don served at Adventist, where he was responsible for inventory control and budgeting and designed a successful procedure-based delivery system for labor and delivery. He also spent more than a decade consulting with hospitals regarding operational improvements.
An active member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management, Don earned his bachelor's degree from Almeda University. He lives on 10 rural acres in Rolesville, N.C., with his wife and dog.
Vice President, Client Services
As vice president of client services, Scott Pettingell leads MediClick's consulting,
implementation, technical services and integration teams. In his role, Scott's focus
is on driving a consistent, high quality service experience that delivers strong
value and success for our customers.
Scott brings more than 20 years of supply chain technology and healthcare experience
with system implementation, technical services, operational consulting, process reengineering
and customer management to his position. His extensive background provides him with a deep
understanding of the role supply chain automation and spend management play in the fiscal
well-being of healthcare providers.
Pettingell previously served as executive director, service delivery for GHX where he was
responsible for implementation, project management, integration and client management.
Prior to joining GHX, Pettingell served as an industry consultant and spent 11 years at
McKesson Corporation where he held various executive and leadership roles.