ABOUT SANDATA

It is our mission to maximize the value of every in-home encounter, maximize the efficiency of home-care providers, and integrate payers and providers to improve care delivery.

The Sandata Story

Sandata Technologies is a leading U.S. provider of home care solutions that enable government agencies, Managed Care Organizations, and home care providers to manage and optimize the delivery of services. For over forty years, we have been a company that truly focuses on ALL stakeholders – participants, home care providers, state governments and MCOs who administer our solutions. Sandata is the only company that provides solutions and value for all of the constituents across the home care continuum.

We are leading and improving the Homecare industry by…

  • Creating the Home Care Network that connects the home care industry of payers, providers, and participants with existing Acute, Ambulatory, and Managed Care networks.
  • Extending the Plan of Care to the home setting.
  • Enabling everyone who crosses the threshold of the home to contribute to the health outcomes of the participant, including home health care aids.
  • Delivering measurable results for our clients and the people they serve.
  • Ensuring 21st Century Cures Act EVV compliance by validating the: type of service performed;  individual receiving the service;  individual providing the service; date of the service; location of service delivery; and the time the service begins and ends.
  • Removing fraud and inefficiencies from the homecare industry.

Our Values

INTEGRITY

We provide solutions that benefit Payers, Providers, and Participants.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We validate over 150 million home care visits annually with proven savings results.

CLIENT-CENTRIC

We service over 3,500 clients across 50 states, with products in more than 400,000 homes daily.

INNOVATION

We significantly invest in product development with all-payer, modular technology.

TEAMWORK

We build solutions that enable collaborative care and allow for transparent communications.

Our Leaders

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Adrienne Woodward

Vice President, Customer Care

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Adrienne Woodward

Vice President, Customer Care

Adrienne Woodward, Vice President, Customer Care oversees the entire call center operations center for all clients. She has over 35 years of healthcare experience managing and directing several customer support centers where she has been a strong advocate for both internal and external customers. Over her career she has a successful track record of exceeding standards for client satisfaction. Ms. Woodward has been leading the Sandata customer service team for all Sandata payer EVV projects since 2011.

As Vice President of Sandata’s Customer Care team, Ms. Woodward has a direct role in the call center’s workforce management; staff training; coaching and QA; and developing, documenting and implementing process improvements in a 24/7 x 365 multi-site environment.

Prior to joining Sandata, Ms. Woodward held various upper management positions with companies including: MEDFONE, MDNY Healthcare, Vytra Health Plans and MetLife. Her outstanding record of leading strategic initiatives to improve user experience, ensure client satisfaction, and successfully motivating and developing her support teams has made her an asset to Sandata.

Akshay Bhandari

Chief Financial Officer

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Akshay Bhandari

Chief Financial Officer

Previously, he served as Senior Associate at Stripes Group where he sourced and executed investments across a variety sectors including software, technology and consumer products. He was responsible for executing investments in Seamless.com, Turtle Beach and Sandata Technologies.

Prior to joining Stripes Group, Akshay worked as an Associate at Battery Ventures where he focused on sourcing private equity investments, including growth equity, buyouts, rollups, PIPES and take-privates. Prior to Battery, he was a Senior Analyst in the Global Technology Group at Citigroup Global Markets, where he focused on M&A and equity and debt financings.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Rutgers University, where he also majored in Computer Science.

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Andrea Bondietti

Director, Human Resources

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Andrea Bondietti

Director,
Human Resources

Andrea Bondietti is the Director of Human Resources at Sandata Technologies. Andrea has over 20 years of experience in human resources.

Over her career, she has led national and international HR teams for organizations in the technology, manufacturing, distribution, and wholesale suppliers’ industries. She has a successful track record of leading and building strong HR functions within organizations to help drive growth built on foundations of cohesive, inclusive cultures and outstanding employee experiences.

Andrea graduated from Hofstra University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She is a member of SHRM and holds dual HR certifications from SHRM and HRCI. She is a member of DisruptHR Long Island, and a member of HIA-LI and a member of their Human Resources Committee. She resides on Long Island with her husband and 2 children.

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Angel Newsom

Vice President, Customer Success

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Angel Newsom

Vice President,
Customer Success

Angel Newsom serves as the Vice President of Customer Success, overseeing the State Payer and Provider customer success teams. Angel is responsible for leading efforts to align Sandata’s strategy with customer goals and objectives, customer journey initiatives, and ensuring our customers achieve the most value from Sandata’s solutions.

Prior to joining Sandata, Angel was the healthcare practice lead at Four Winds Interactive, where she directly managed some of the largest managed care organizations, healthcare technology companies, and hospitals systems across the U.S. Through her customer centric approach and value-based delivery model, Angel redefined the healthcare practice, developed closer alignment between customer success, implementation, sales, and product to deliver solutions that yielded high utilization, growth, and supported customers goals.

Angel is a graduate of Chatham University where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Global Policy and an honors graduate of Regis University where she earned her Master of Science in Information Technology Management. Angel also teaches IT Management courses at Regis University.

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Chad Turner

Chief Sales Officer

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Chad Turner

Chief Sales Officer

Chad is responsible to lead the Commercial team at Sandata, including all Sales and Marketing efforts.

Chad’s career spans 25 years and has been exclusively focused on healthcare. Prior to joining Sandata, Chad spent 8 years at athenahealth in various sales leadership roles. Before joining athena, Chad held sales leadership roles at IDX, GE Healthcare, & Allscripts. Chad brings an operational focus to sales leadership having spent the first 9 years of his career as the Chief Operating Officer at Arrowhead Medical Management Services. Arrowhead was a full-service management company where Chad managed over $150MM in provider revenue and was responsible for all IT, clinic, managed care, and billing operations.

Chad is a graduate of California State University where he earned a degree in Business Administration. He resides in Littleton, Colorado with his wife and their 3 children.

Justin Jugs

Chief Product Officer

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Justin Jugs

Senior Vice President,
Product Management

Justin is responsible for overseeing the product team and developing a strategic plan that closely aligns our products to the markets we serve.

Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations at Stratis Business System, where he managed the design, development, and delivery of their agency management solution. In addition, Justin founded Careified.com, a home health caregiver-centric application that allows agencies and caregivers to share, in real-time, scheduling, compliance and training information. His knowledge and proven capabilities in product design, development, and delivery in the homecare industry make him a great addition to the Sandata team.

Justin graduated from Florida State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, and received his Master’s in Business Administration from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Kenneth D. Faltischek

Chief Operating Officer

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Kenneth D. Faltischek

Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth D. Faltischek serves as the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Sandata Technologies, LLC. Ken is responsible for leading efforts to execute the company’s strategic plan through the design, development, delivery and support of the company’s solutions used in the home health care market. Ken also works closely with the executive management team and board of directors to define the company’s overall strategic growth plan. He also manages and oversees the legal affairs of the company.

Prior to joining Sandata, Ken was COO and General Counsel to BEB Capital, where he provided strategic business and legal services for a family office primarily focused on managing and growing a portfolio of health care and real estate businesses. He began his career as a corporate associate at Katten Muchin Rosenman, a large multi-disciplinary law firm headquartered in Chicago.

Ken is also an active supporter of several community organizations. He is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Sunrise Association, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to bring back the joys of childhood to children with cancer and their siblings world-wide, through the creation of Sunrise Day Camps, Year-Round Programs and In-Hospital Recreational Activities, all offered free of charge. Ken is also a member of the Long Island Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, and a past Board Member of Residents for a More Beautiful Port Washington, Temple Beth Israel and the Long Island Real Estate Group Next Gen Committee.

Ken earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School, magna cum laude.

Ken resides in Port Washington, NY with his wife and their two children.

Michael Valentin

Chief Technology Officer

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Michael Valentin

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Valentin serves as the Chief Technology Officer of Sandata Technologies, LLC. With over 30 years of technology leadership, Mr. Valentin oversees all aspects of Software Engineering responsible for the quality development, enhancement and maintenance of Sandata’s industry leading home healthcare management solutions.

Prior to joining Sandata, Mr. Valentin held positions as Senior Vice President Global Head of Engineering and Client Delivery, Integration and Support at Zodiac Interactive where he was responsible for development and delivery of interactive video software solutions to Operators, OEMs, and third-party companies collectively serving over 45 million viewers in the United States, Canada and Northern Europe. Previous to Zodiac, Mr. Valentin served as Vice President, Product Integration and Management at Cablevision where he was responsible for technology integration and software development management of video, online and mobile app solutions for one of the region’s largest Cable Television providers.

Mr. Valentin earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Baruch College and his Master of Science Information Systems degree from Pace University. Additionally, as a Certified Scrum Professional, Mr. Valentin is an avid agile and devops practitioner, coach and trainer.

Phil Feldman

Vice President, Revenue Management

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Phil Feldman

Vice President, Revenue Management

Phil has executive responsibility for RMS, including account management, business development, operations, and reporting. Phil is a CPA with over 20 years in home healthcare, in financial and operations roles.

Phil spent seven years with Loving Care Agency, a large multistate Pediatric and Adult nonskilled home healthcare agency, where he held the role of Vice President of Operations, and then Vice President of Contracting and Legislative affairs, which included MCO account management and contracting in all states. In addition he spent seven years with Gentiva Health Services, a large national home health provider, with roles in financial operations, revenue cycle management, payer receivable workout negations, as well as provider relations and support in the Carecentrix Divison.

PPrior to home healthcare, Phil worked in the Finance area in diverse industries such as engineering, staffing, and financial auditing. Phil graduated from Brooklyn College with a BS degree in Accounting.

Steve Pellito

Senior Vice President, Provider Sales

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Steve Pellito

Senior Vice President,
Provider Sales

Steve Pellito is responsible for the Provider Sales and Marketing teams, including Sandata’s national go-to-market strategy, business development, marketing plans, and overall growth of the provider market. Steve has eighteen years of healthcare industry experience in various markets and client segments.

Steve started in the home healthcare industry in 2000 when he joined Maxim Healthcare Services, a large national provider of home health care, medical staffing, and wellness services. In his last role as National Director of Maxim Health Systems, Steve led sales, strategic partner relationships, and overall service delivery of a $40M+ business unit.

Steve is a graduate of Roanoke College where he earned a degree in Business Administration, with a dual concentration in Marketing and Healthcare Economics.

Tom Underwood

Chief Executive Officer

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Thomas Underwood

Chief Executive Officer

Tom Underwood is the Chief Executive Officer at Sandata Technologies. Mr. Underwood has over 22 years of healthcare software experience, and a successful track record of building growth-oriented, client-focused technology businesses for the healthcare industry. Over his career, he has led growth strategies for organizations ranging from early stage start-ups to large publicly traded companies.

Previously, Mr. Underwood was the CEO of Alere Health, a national technology and healthcare services company providing Care Management solutions to large employers and health plans. Prior to becoming CEO, he held roles as President of the Technology Solutions Division and Chief Information Officer. Tom arrived at Alere through its merger with Matria Healthcare where he was President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Underwood is an Electrical Engineer, receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and the Georgia Institute of Technology, respectively. Tom is married and has two daughters.

Vincent Luciani

Chief Information Officer

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Vincent Luciani

Chief Information Officer

Vincent Luciani brings nearly 30 years of technology leadership and experience to Sandata. As Chief Information Officer, Vincent oversees Quality Assurance, Information Systems, Customer Care, Reporting and Analytics, Database Engineering and Tier 3 Production Support.

Prior to joining Sandata, Vincent served as Chief Information Officer for IAC, one of the internet’s top 10 largest companies. Vincent joined IAC in 2005 as Vice President of Information Technology and was promoted to Chief Information Officer in 2009. Mr. Luciani was responsible for IAC’s computing infrastructure and technology oversight. Before IAC, Vincent spent 5 years as Vice President of Technology for Koch Entertainment Distribution (now E-One Entertainment), the largest independent music and video distributor in North America. Before that, he served as Vice President of Technology for Lifetime Television, during which time Lifetime became the highest-rated cable television network. Vincent began his career at the investment banking firm of Smith Barney, where he held various positions in the technology division.

Vincent graduated from Iona College with a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Informational Science. He is a member of Hofstra University’s IT Executive Board of Visitors, a National Board Member and Secretary for the Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP) and a Governing Body Member of the NY CIO Executive Summit. He resides in Nassau County with his wife and 2 children.