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Robert Mandel, MD, Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of Health Dialog, Robert Mandel is executing his vision for Health Dialog becoming recognized by employers, health plans, care providers and governments around the world as the market leader in health-supporting products and services that drive positive behavior change.  Building on the premise of a Total Population Health concept, Mandel is committed to leveraging the company’s strong foundation in analytics, coaching and Shared Decision Making to continuously deliver innovative solutions that will improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and health systems – resulting in increased productivity, better health outcomes and lower medical costs.

Mandel joined Health Dialog in 2011 and led sales and marketing for Health Dialog. He later took on the role of Chief Commercial Officer before being named CEO. Prior to Health Dialog, Mandel also served in several leadership roles in health systems and health plan management including Senior Vice President of Health Care Services for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Vice President of Health Care Services for BlueCross BlueShield of Massachusetts.

Mandel is an active member of several industry organizations including the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) and serves on the Board of Directors for the New England Healthcare Institute (NEHI) and the Whittier Street health Center. 

Mandel received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed postgraduate training with an internship in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ophthalmology at the hospital’s Wilmer Institute, and an ophthalmology residency at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Mandel also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia.

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Peter Goldbach, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Peter Goldbach brings more than 30 years of experience to Health Dialog’s management team, including 15 years of experience in medical administration and 17 years maintaining a primary care and pulmonary disease practice. Prior to joining Health Dialog, Dr. Goldbach served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Med-Vantage Inc., a healthcare informatics and engagement company. Before that, Dr. Goldbach was Medical Director for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, where he provided medical direction for the company's "Pay for Performance" and eHealth programs. In other previous roles, Dr. Goldbach has held CEO, trustee, and medical staff president positions with two Boston-area community hospitals. 

Dr. Goldbach received an undergraduate and master's degree from UCLA and his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at George Washington University Hospital, and his Pulmonary Disease fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center / UCLA School of Medicine.

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Gregg Spiro, Chief Financial Officer

Gregg Spiro brings 20 years of experience in both finance and business to Health Dialog as its Chief Financial Officer. Before this role, Gregg served as Vice President of Operational Finance. His previous duties included partnering with business unit leaders to understand financial implications of decisions, pricing, and working on Corporate Development activities.

In addition to holding a number of finance and management positions in a variety of industries including business services, education, and distribution, Gregg spent 7 years in the private equity industry where he worked on both corporate finance and restructuring activities. Prior to joining Health Dialog, Gregg was Managing Director at Aequitas Capital Management and Causeway Partners and an associate at Triumph Capital.

Gregg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Vermont in Economics where he graduated Summa cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

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David Barlow, Senior Vice President, Operations

David joined Health Dialog in September 2008 bringing with him 30 years of international executive experience in customer service, account management, and operations. His prior role was Senior Vice President of Account Services for Iron Mountain where he created and implemented a culture changing service delivery model focused entirely on client delight. At Eastman Kodak David was responsible for worldwide service systems, field service teams and high volume contact centers. He also has a background in information technologies including 3 years as CIO of Concentrix in Rochester, New York.

David earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and Information Systems at Clarion University in Pennsylvania.

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David Morris, Senior Vice President, Sales & Services

David joins Health Dialog with over 25 years of accomplished professional work experience, encompassing sales, business development and client services for healthcare-focused technology and services companies.  David brings business relationships and extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry, having been most recently Vice President for SAP America's Healthcare business working with leading payers & providers and a national account team. Prior to SAP, David was responsible for establishing and managing IMS Health's top tier payer customer base as their Vice President of Business Development.

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Laurie Fiola, Vice President, Human Resources

Laurie Fiola brings more than 20 years of experience within the field of human resources, principally with Fortune 500 organizations.  Laurie joined Health Dialog in 2010 as the Director, Human Resources and was appointed as Vice President, Human Resources in June 2012. 

Prior to Health Dialog, Laurie worked within a broad spectrum of industries including Pepsi-Cola, McGraw-Hill, Harris Corporation, GE-Harris Aviation Systems, and Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt. Laurie graduated Phi Beta Kappa from St. Catherine University with a BA in English and continued with graduate work at the Baruch College/Cornell University program in Industrial and Labor Relations. 

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