We are committed to transforming healthcare through better patient outcomes, empowering providers, and supporting payers.
At Verustat, we're passionate about transforming healthcare through proven care concepts and innovative technology. Founded by the same management team that built Verus Healthcare, a top 5 provider of sleep apnea equipment in the U.S., and SnapWorx, a successful patient management platform, our team brings decades of patient engagement and technology experience to the healthcare market. With a deep commitment to quality service and patient compliance, we're dedicated to empowering physicians and their patients of all ages. We are on a mission to transform healthcare with a compassionate approach to patients and providers, and a steadfast focus on achieving improved patient outcomes.
Rich was an original founder of one of the early credit card processing companies which went public in 1992 and subsequently sold for $1.4 B in 1996. A follow-on credit card processing company - Verus Financial was sold in 2006 to Sage Group for $325M. Roberts also co-founded SnapWorx and Verus Healthcare which later sold for significant returns to shareholders as well. Currently he serves as CEO for Verustat - a healthcare home monitoring company and he also serves on the board of React Health - a respiratory company focused on both sleep and cardiology.
Rich graduated from the University of Alabama and did not play football for Coach Bryant during his time there.
Most recently, Emmet co-founded and was President of SnapWorx, a software company that grew to over $10 million in ARR from its inception two and a half years prior, and sold to ResMed (Ticker: RMD). Prior to SnapWorx, Emmet co-founded and was President and CFO of Verus Healthcare where he grew the company to over $70 million in revenue in its six year existence before its sale to Adapt Health (Ticker: AHCO). Emmet also founded and was CEO of FrontStream Payments and was part of the founding team at Verus Financial Management, a company that sold for $325 million to Sage Group in 2006. Before his time with Verus, Emmet worked in investment banking at Robinson-Humphrey Company and worked for two software companies. Emmet is currently the President of Verustat and a Board Member for React Health.
Emmet graduated from the Honors College at the University of Mississippi and received his M.B.A. at Harvard University.
Christopher is a technologist with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Verustat, Christopher worked as a Lead Solutions Architect for L3Harris, a major defense contractor, providing technical leadership and guidance on various individual product lines as well as portfolios. Christopher also acted as a technical liaison helping coordinate technical strategy between multiple divisions across the enterprise. Most of Christopher’s time over his 20+ years working hands-on in technology has been as a software engineer where he’s built systems for various companies such as Medical Reimbursements of America, Verus Healthcare, Corizon Health and Compuware, to name a few. Christopher’s extensive background has allowed him to also work in different capacities from building and leading teams to implementing processes and guidance needed for teams to be successful. As Chief Technology Officer, Chris brings all these abilities to Verustat where he continues to provide technical leadership while also leading efforts to build a world class remote care management platform.
Christopher graduated from Tennessee State University with his Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Industrial Technology.
Mark brings 20+ years as a senior sales leader within the medical device, RCM, and healthcare industries with organizations including SleepMed, Ingenious Med and Fern Health. He has worked in both start-up and large organizations with a focus toward building and developing sales teams to grow revenue, develop new markets, and streamline operations while developing strong distribution channel partnerships.
Mark graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Business Management.
After attending nursing school, Lynda spent about 8 years in various direct patient care positions practicing as a Registered Nurse at Tulane University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Vanderbilt Stallworth. Her passion and drive to facilitate change in the healthcare industry led to many leadership opportunities in academic medicine and population health organizations. She has spent the last 23 years focused primarily on product design and development in chronic disease management, inpatient and ambulatory operations, and leading strong teams at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Healthways, and PopHealthcare. Process improvement, quality, and compliance are key drivers to Lynda’s success. Lynda is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Verustat.
Lynda graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in Nursing and later received her M.B.A. from University of Phoenix.
SVP, Enterprise Growth
Gary is passionate about serving the most vulnerable populations among us. Throughout his career, he has been driven to find ways to advance health equity, improve access to high-quality healthcare and health outcomes, and improve the health of communities. Most recently, as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at SameSky Health (formerly ConsejoSano), he led the company in achieving 10x growth while enabling managed care organizations to deliver better access and outcomes for their members. Gary has led Medicaid managed care lines of business at several health plans including Healthfirst, EmblemHealth, and Kaiser Permanente where he directed high-level strategy development and execution, product growth, & operational excellence. His leadership at those organizations delivered on membership growth, improved quality, and financial performance, & scaled the delivery of services to more people. He is currently the SVP of Enterprise Growth at Verustat.
Gary graduated with BA in History from UCLA and received an MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine.