About

Leadership

Frank Gray, III – Chief Executive Officer

Frank Gray III is Chief Executive Officer for NeuLine Health. Frank has over 9 years of executive-level healthcare and marketing experience, working specifically in revenue cycle management, medical practice strategy and health data technology. Frank’s healthcare client experience includes working with healthcare providers such as HCA, Tenet, Temple University, Vanderbilt University and Universal Health Services among others. Frank previously served as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Revenue Consultants (HRC), a full-service revenue cycle company. Under HRC, the company grew to a staff of 130 employees, serviced over 40 clients covering 14 states. Prior to HRC, Frank served as Chief Executive Officer for FactorBrand, a marketing company. Frank is a graduate of the University of North Texas. Frank and his wife Alexis reside in McKinney, Texas with their three children Jeremiah (6), Florence (2) and Nora (<1).

Greg Lake – Chief Financial Officer

With over fifteen years of financial and operational healthcare experience in hospital, surgical center, clinic and ancillary services, working with healthcare companies such as Methodist Health System and Tenet Healthcare. Greg oversees and helps guide the financial well-being of NeuLine Health. Greg co-founded NeuLine Health with Frank Gray (CEO). Greg and his wife Jennifer reside in McKinney, Texas with their three sons.

Dave Kolazyk – Chief Strategy Officer

After completing a four year enlistment as a United States Navy Diver with Underwater Construction Team One, Dave attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees. As a member of the UMass Rowing Team, his boat won a Division II National Championship in the Heavyweight Varsity 8 Division. Post-graduation, Dave served as an exercise physiologist in a hospital-based wellness program and shortly thereafter entered healthcare sales as a rep with Cybex, a leader in the realm of sports medicine and human performance equipment. His twenty plus years of experience also includes sales and leadership positions with Physician Sales & Service (PSS (now McKesson)) in medical-surgical distribution and over seven years in providing diagnostic solutions in sleep medicine with Watermark Medical. Dave and his wife, Sue, reside in Birmingham, Alabama and are the proud parents of three adult children, Jim, Melissa and Jake.

Brittany Pride – Chief Sales Officer

Mrs. Pride graduated with honors from Middle Tennessee State University in 2006 with a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Minor in Entrepreneurship. She finished flight school in 2005 and taught at the University flight school under a grant from NASA. After graduation, Brittany flew commercially for 10 years while earning several aviation ratings. Once she started a family, Brittany transitioned from flying full time to a Business Development role within the charter aircraft sector. Her work in aviation business development immersed her within the healthcare world in Nashville where she participated with several healthcare business ventures. Brittany is actively involved in several fundraising organizations for the fine arts and the non-profit community in Central Tennessee and serves as a Stephens Minister and a Deacon at Woodmont Christian Church. In day to day operations, Brittany trains and manages the W-2 and 1099 Sales force as well as overseeing Non-Neuro physician practice management. Brittany and her husband Bartley reside in Nashville, Tennessee with their two children Piper (8) and Baron (2).

Christy Sadler – VP, Operations & Human Resources

Christy studied Health Science and Nursing at Austin College and the University of Texas Arlington. Christy proceeded to work in a rapidly growing, fast paced, multi physician family medicine clinic with an emphasis in minor surgical procedures and psychiatry; assuring patient satisfaction both in office and for all billing matters. For over 12 years, Christy managed back office matters as well as human resources, billing and insurance and referral duties for all physicians. Christy and her husband of 11 years enjoy spending time locally with their three daughters and three large dogs.

Simon Tan, MD – Medical Director

Dr. Simon Tan is a neurologist in Southlake, Texas and Board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received his medical degree from The University of Sto Tomas in the Philippines and has been in practice for over 15 years. He feels very blessed to be able to do work that he truly enjoys every day. He believes neurology is the best career in the world. He loves having the opportunity to meet and get to know people of all ages and backgrounds and having the opportunity to provide a wonderful service to his patients that, in some cases, can be life changing.

Staff

Katie Frisk, R.EEG.T – Regional Technician Manager

Katie is a registered EEG tech with an AAS in Neurodiagnostic Technology and is the Lead Field Tech R.EEG.T in the fast-growing area of Ambulatory EEG testing for NeuLine Health. She is responsible for training and assisting technicians while monitoring patient studies for quality. Additionally, she provides education to patients for a more comfortable, enriching experience during her time in the field. Her past experience includes working in outpatient and hospital epilepsy unit settings with children to adults involving many roles with patient interaction.

Sophia Yapo, R.EEG.T – Regional Technician Manager

Sophia Yapo, R.EEG.T is originally from Brooklyn, NY and is a graduate of Marymount College of Fordham University where she obtained her Bachelor’s in Biology. After college, she served in the United States Navy for 6 years where she received her training as a Neurophysiology Technician graduating at the top of her class. Sophia is a highly skilled technician with 13 years’ experience in the Neurodiagnostic field, working in several modalities to include: Evoked Potentials, Nerve Conduction Studies, Long Term Monitoring and Polysomnography. She is active in her community and has spent the last 3 years as a part of a non for profit organization called My Civil Society where she mentors teenagers and gives back to people whom are less fortunate.  Sophia takes great pleasure in caring for her patients, and prides herself on giving excellent care. When Sophia isn’t working she loves traveling, spending time outdoors, creating recipes and enjoying the dog park with her pooch Bijou.

Mike Shawver – Regional Account Manager

Mike has 29 years of diverse medical device sales experience with Fortune 500 Companies. He has worked as a Senior Territory Manager for Medtronic Diabetes a Global Leading manufacturer of Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices. Mike is a Medtronic President’s Club Recipient. Also, he has sales experience with U.S. Surgical-Davis & Geck, a Worldwide leading producer of tools used in surgery. He has helped both Healthcare Providers reach their practice goals and improving their patient’s clinical outcomes. Mike is a Native Texan and graduate of Midwestern State University. He resides in Grapevine TX with his wife Susan and has three daughters. Mike and his family love volunteering for Family Legacy and Mission Trips helping orphans in Zambia.

Jonathan Gonzales – Regional Account Manager

Jonathan is a 3rd generation Texas Native with a passion for relationship management. Specifically, in the areas that relate to interpersonal strategy and provider ancillary solutions to improve how the two correspond in the continuum of patient care. He has remained steadfast over the last 5 years on the improvement of significant relationships in the ever-evolving healthcare industry and its related businesses. In turn bringing efficient, and more effective services to physicians and their patients. Jonathan resides in a quaint town northeast of Dallas with his wife and daughter. Outside of work he enjoys fishing, woodworking and spending time outside with his family.

Brent Best – Regional Account Manager

Brent has over 25 years combined experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical device and Diagnostic testing.  He has successfully managed multi-million dollar accounts for GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson Orthopedics, Intermedics Orthopedics, Avadel Plarmaceuticals and RSC Diagnostics. The majority of his  career has been in Neuroscience working with hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and physicians. He was employed for over 14 years with GlaxoSmithCline as a Senior Executive Sales Representative. Brent has passion for helping to facilitate, collaborate and help healthcare providers and companies improve diagnosis for their patients.  Brent lives in Frisco with his wife, Kellie (high school sweetheart) and is the proud father of three daughters and a son.

Stormin Norman Falkenburg – Regional Account Manager

Norman was born and raised in the great state of Texas and brings over 25 years of marketing experience with him. He lives in Clear Lake south of Houston. Norman has a bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin and is currently working on his MBA through the University of Phoenix. He has to two wonderful children, 24 year old daughter and a 17 year old son. He enjoys watching and playing multiple sports.

Norman has developed and implemented numerous marketing strategy’s in the health care arena. He has a strong belief in customer service and helping patients. He strives on customer relationship management with long term retention for market growth, and brings the ability to develop strong relationships for sustainable revenue growth.

Jill Akens – Account Executive

Jill Akens covers the state of Tennessee for NeuLine Health.  A graduate of Lipscomb University, Jill is a Certified Neuro Intraoperative Monitoring Technician (CNIM) having experience in surgical neurophysiology with a history of working in the hospital and healthcare industry.  She received her training in IOM  at Vanderbilt University Medical Center before continuing her career in Texas.  For the last sixteen years, Jill has worked in the Operating Room administering neurophysiological monitoring for complex spine and brain surgeries.  Jill is dedicated to utilizing the knowledge and experience she has gained in the Neuromonitoring field to ensure that both Providers and Patients needs are being met. Jill enjoys spending time with her family, sports, live music, and being outdoors. Jill and her husband Kris have four kids , Kamden, Scout, and twins, Colton & Abby.

Stephanie McPherson – Project Manager

Stephanie received her BBA in Marketing with an emphasis in Economics at Texas Tech University and then went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Masters in Education Administration. She comes from a diverse background with a mix of corporate experience as well as 13 years in public education cultivating a skill set with extensive knowledge in IT, programs, as well as project and time management. Stephanie and her husband Brian enjoy spending time outdoors and traveling with their two daughters.