Meet Our Ultra-Talented Team of Results-Oriented Healthcare Marketing Experts and ConsultantsWe are very proud of the talented and dedicated people we have assembled to serve you.Departments All Account Services Copywriting Design Digital Finance Management Marketing Media Strategists Web Stewart Gandolf, MBAChief Executive Officer & Creative Director Stewart Gandolf, MBAChief Executive Officer & Creative DirectorOver the years Stewart has personally marketed and consulted for over 1,457 healthcare clients, ranging from private practices to multi-billion dollar corporations. Additionally, he has marketed a variety of America’s leading companies, including Citicorp, J. Walter Thompson, Grubb & Ellis, Bally Total Fitness, Wells Fargo and Chase Manhattan. Stewart co-founded our company, and today acts as Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director. He is also a frequent author and speaker on the topic of healthcare marketing. His personal accomplishments are supported by a loving wife and two beautiful daughters.Read articles by Stewart Gandolf, MBA » 800-656-0907 Robert MillerManaging Director Robert MillerManaging DirectorPrior to joining Healthcare Success, Robert Miller was President and Managing Director with BPD Advertising, where he helped grow the agency into a thriving, full-service traditional and digital firm specializing in hospitals and health systems. Some of Robert’s premier clients included HCA and Adventist Health. Miller has also served in a variety of marketing leadership roles for blue chip healthcare companies including Abbott Diabetes Care, Abbott Medical Optics, Baxter and the American Medical Association. Miller holds an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Melissa MartinezClient Accounts Director Melissa MartinezClient Accounts DirectorThroughout her 15 year career in direct marketing, Melissa has driven consecutive growth across hundreds of clients within the Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, and Higher Education industries. An award-winning strategic marketer, Melissa brings with her a wealth of knowledge in planning and tactical methodologies that have aided in her clients’ success for brand awareness, revenue growth, lead generation and retention. She’s led successful customer strategy and marketing for large scale campaigns across numerous enterprise brands, such as Anthem, FedEx Office and MetLife. Darlene DobryStrategic Advisor, Pharmaceutical and Device Darlene DobryStrategic Advisor, Pharmaceutical and DeviceFor more than 30 years, Darlene has worked with healthcare clients across nearly every therapeutic category and has launched an impressive roster of brands in the pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostic and device spaces. She has held executive positions at some of the top global healthcare agencies in the pharma industry, including Ogilvy and McCann. She has received the SmartCEO Brava Award, Medical Marketing & Media Hall of Femme Award, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Rising Star Award and the prestigious PharmaVoice 100 award, which celebrates the top 100 most inspiring people in the life-sciences industry. Jeff MancinoChief Financial Officer Jeff MancinoChief Financial OfficerJeff brings more than 20 years experience as a CFO to Healthcare Success in his role as strategic partner and trusted advisor to the CEO. Jeff is a process expert, a proven leader in performance management and has extensive experience in financial reporting & modeling, audit & compliance and M&A. Jeff’s previous career stops include National Medical Enterprises (Tenet Healthcare), Centex Homes (Pulte Group) and Birtcher Real Estate Ltd. (Mitsui & Co. Ltd.). He is adept at identifying cost drivers and substantial areas of savings, overcoming obstacles to company growth and is able to gain a long-range outlook of business through solid financial planning and strategy. Jeff earned his undergraduate accounting degree from California State University, Long Beach and did his graduate work at Golden Gate University. Along with his wife and daughter, Jeff is an ardent supporter of people with special needs and together they regularly donate time and money to a variety of organizations. Raheim BundleDirector of Digital Marketing Raheim BundleDirector of Digital MarketingRaheim oversees all Paid Digital Campaign Strategies for Healthcare Success’ clients, he also handles our Digital Partner Relationships and Reporting. He’s a fitness enthusiast and Marine Corps Veteran who brings a high level of energy and expertise to our online team, along with 12+ years experience across all forms of paid digital advertising.Raheim is committed to driving high-quality traffic to clients’ websites and increasing overall conversions via effective paid online strategies. Most importantly, he’s responsible for keeping up with the ever-changing Paid Digital landscape.Read articles by Raheim Bundle » Email Raheim Bundle Kathy Roy GaughranSenior Marketing Strategist Kathy Roy GaughranSenior Marketing StrategistIn her career, Kathy has helped over 4,000 clients all over North America achieve their growth goals. As an award-winning strategic marketing planner, Kathy has been involved in both the high-level strategies required for long-term sustainability, plus the tactical execution used to accomplish the day-to-day successes. In addition, Kathy is an accomplished speaker, appearing at countless national, local and state healthcare associations. Kathy is a member of the American Marketing Association and The Direct Marketing Association.Read articles by Kathy Roy Gaughran » Email Kathy Roy Gaughran Katherine DumalskiClient Success Supervisor Katherine DumalskiClient Success SupervisorKatherine is a marketing and public relations professional with thirteen years of experience managing integrated campaigns for people, products and the planet. Over the span of her career, Katherine has played a key role in not only the top-line strategizing of her clients’ global campaigns, but also in the successful implementation of outdoor media buying, paid search advertising, web content management, and learning management systems design. Among her wide range of former clients are SAS providers, entertainment properties, non-profit causes, doctors and medical institutes, automakers and high-tech gadgets. Brands she has represented include Toyota, Emergen-C, Metrolink Trains, USC Athletics, Miramax, FOX, Ecover, and others.Prior to her career in marketing, Katherine worked in the film and television industry and holds a degree in filmmaking from California State University of Long Beach. Today, she is credited on over 75 commercial productions including radio and TV commercials, various promotional online videos and podcasts, several TV shows, and one feature film. Megan KluteClient Success Supervisor Megan KluteClient Success SupervisorMegan is a seasoned, solution-minded account lead versed in brand strategy, digital and traditional media, experiential marketing, implementing fully integrated campaigns, and providing actionable reporting and key insights. She has a wide array of healthcare experience ranging from hospital and health systems, health plans, medical device, dental and oncology. Megan’s diverse healthcare brand experience includes Toshiba America Medical Systems, Experian Health, Molina Healthcare, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and L.A. Care Health Plan.Megan received a B.A. in communications, with an advertising emphasis, from California State University, Fullerton. Outside of the office, Megan is an avid runner, enjoys riding her bike to the beach, and exploring new places. Mark Tager, MDMedical Advisor Mark Tager, MDMedical AdvisorMark J Tager, MD is Chief Enhancement Officer (CEO) of ChangeWell, Inc., a San Diego organization that trains and coaches healthcare practitioners to enhance their presence in person, on camera and online. A veteran of more than 1,000 presentations, Mark shares his skills and passion to empower those who attend his trainings. As a physician, he is well grounded in aesthetic, lifestyle, regenerative and integrative medicine. A highly sought-after speaker and consultant, he has lectured and trained extensively in the United States, Europe and Asia.Mark is active with many of the functional, integrative, and anti-aging medical associations. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University and trained in Family Practice at the University of Oregon Helath Sciences Center. He has authored or co-authored ten books on disease prevention, health promotion and practice management, as well as produced more than 100 educational videos. Garrick GaffneyDigital Account Supervisor Garrick GaffneyDigital Account SupervisorGarrick is a SEM specialist with over 10 years of agency and enterprise level experience managing paid search campaigns on Google, Yahoo! and Bing. Helping clients at Healthcare Success acquire new patients through paid search and other various digital marketing initiatives is what fuels him. A positive, persistent, and fun attitude is what he brings on a daily basis along with detailed optimization skills. He has a passion for travel, playing tennis with his dad weekly, eating Vietnamese food, and keeping up with his rescue dog Bear. Leslie Hines-BrooksClient Success Manager Leslie Hines-BrooksClient Success ManagerAs an account manager, Leslie plays a central role in the successful implementation of our clients’ overall digital marketing strategies. She also oversees all social media efforts, including set-up, implementation and optimization of clients’ accounts across multiple platforms. Before coming to Healthcare success, Leslie spent nine years at the Disneyland Resort as an Operations Leader, and brings a high level of energy and customer service to the team. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Science in communications.Read articles by Leslie Brooks » Chloe RibotskyClient Success Manager Chloe RibotskyClient Success ManagerChloe brings a balance of creativity and analytical thinking to the team, along with a proactive attitude toward problem-solving. She has a passion for creating dynamic, strategic media and marketing communications that will touch multiple audiences. Before joining our team, Chloe held marketing roles at other healthcare marketing agencies and has in-house medical practice experience as well. She earned her BFA in Photography and Media from the California Institute of the Arts and enjoys traveling and yoga. Regina SirkoDigital Account Manager Regina SirkoDigital Account ManagerRegina is an accomplished digital account manager with more than 8 years’ experience in campaign strategy, media management, client relationships and operations. She oversees day-to-day account operations and manages all digital media for Healthcare Success. Regina prides herself on her organizational skills and strives to bring efficiency to every campaign to ensure its success in achieving its unique goals. When she isn’t busy nerding-out in Excel, Regina enjoys spending time with her pets and volunteering at animal shelters. Gabi TrachtmanSocial Media & SEO Manager Gabi TrachtmanSocial Media & SEO ManagerGabi heads our social media marketing department, bringing creativity and innovation to clients’ social media strategies in order to drive results. Around the office, she’s known for her willingness to learn and try new marketing tactics. She is Facebook Blueprint Certified, Google AdWords Certified, and Yelp Certified, and holds a Masters degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Gabi enjoys gardening and spending time with her adorable dogs. Celeste EthingtonAccount & Media Coordinator Celeste EthingtonAccount & Media CoordinatorCeleste works hard behind-the-scenes to coordinate client projects and make sure we meet our goals and deadlines. Her attention to detail, flexibility, and organizational skills are key to client success. Celeste also works alongside our media buyer to execute traditional media buys. She is in constant communication with representatives from different media outlets, handling paperwork, coordinating creative projects, and monitoring traffic. Celeste holds a BS in Business Administration from San Diego State University. In her spare time, she practices traditional Tahitian dance and plays the piano. Aurora OlivasAccount Coordinator Aurora OlivasAccount Coordinator Charlie DeNataleMedia Buyer Charlie DeNataleMedia BuyerCharlie has over 30 years of experience in media planning, buying and research with specific expertise in national, regional and local direct response broadcast strategies and analysis. He previously was media director of Christopher Thomas Associates and Lobo & Petrocine in New York and is currently overseeing and managing all media plans and budgets for more than 30 clients. During his career, he was instrumental in the successful multi-million-dollar media launch of the popular diet supplement, Metabolife. He has also served as a marketing consultant for AT&T, Playboy Enterprises and Tribune Entertainment, helping to develop revenue-generating strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies and media outlets. Charlie attended Upsala College and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting. Peter DoMarketing Strategist Peter DoMarketing StrategistHaving worked in related business fields for over a decade, Peter brings a strong online marketing background to Healthcare Success. A lifelong resident of Southern California, his responsibilities for the company include marketing strategy, business development and establishing new client relationships. Peter studied Environmental Law and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, before returning to Orange County. Jacob SchusterBusiness Developer Jacob SchusterBusiness Developer Scott OrchardSenior Designer & Web Developer Scott OrchardSenior Designer & Web DeveloperProfessional designer and web developer with over 15 years of experience working with large brands and small businesses from multiple industries. Scott has a considerable amount of experience in web and print design, website development, online media, e-commerce, marketing, branding, problem solving and account management. Scott’s past clients include SALT. Optics, Rusack Vineyards, Thinkwell Group, Inc., Reiter Affiliated Companies, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Microdevices Laboratory JPL NASA, Archiv-e Fine Art Prints, Kontour Type, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Imperial Barber Products, Mercury Insurance, Dole Food Company, Inc. and one of his favorite restaurants, The Cannery Seafood of the Pacific. Scott is also an Eagle Scout.Read articles by Scott Orchard » Eddie OlivasSenior Web Developer Eddie OlivasSenior Web DeveloperEddie has been a web developer and graphic designer for over a decade. For 5 years, he took the freelance world by storm taking on projects large and small, gaining priceless knowledge and skills along the way, and leaving a mass of satisfied clients and good friends in his wake. In his free time, he enjoys writing, painting, playing & recording music, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and being Superdad for his 2 beautiful daughters. Sean MeeWeb Developer Sean MeeWeb DeveloperSean has been a Web Developer for the past year but has been coding off and on since middle school building gaming websites, fitness applications, restaurant finders, etc. His main passion alongside coding is rock climbing which has led him around the world. Sean also enjoys Muay Thai kickboxing, guitar, and gaming. Simona RamosAssociate Creative Director Simona RamosAssociate Creative DirectorA talented Art Director with years of experience, Simona helps to create unique and compelling design campaigns for Healthcare Success. For over 15 years, she has worked in association with Stewart and has served over 1,200 clients in the healthcare field alone. In addition to her expertise in healthcare marketing, she has also worked as a Senior Art Director for a major casino as well as an Internet search engine company. Simona began her career with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in design, and fell in love with art upon frequenting museums as a child.Read articles by Simona Ramos » Greg AshbaughSenior Copywriter Greg AshbaughSenior CopywriterA highly capable writer and strategic thinker, Greg has nearly 20 years’ experience writing marketing campaigns for a wide range of healthcare business and practice types. He has helped hundreds of clients across the U.S. achieve their goals by being thorough, dedicated and attentive to the details. A former Agency Director and Creative Director in healthcare marketing, Greg brings a broad understanding and perspective to each client’s situation, objectives and marketing success. Greg is known for his willingness and ability to handle any marketing challenge and produce top-quality messaging that gets results. Roya AmiriOperations Manager Roya AmiriOperations ManagerRoya has been with Healthcare Success for over 5 years, recently transitioning from the accounting department to a crucial role as Operations Manager. Prior to joining Healthcare Success, Roya owned a company and managed large, sensitive projects. In addition, she is a certified CPA with 10+ years of accounting experience. Roya brings her skills for resource management, process development, and creative solutions to this new role in the company. Apart from her role as process guru, Roya enjoys skiing, running, and spending time with her son. Tamila KahngProject Manager Tamila KahngProject Manager Elisa NegreteSenior Accountant Elisa NegreteSenior Accountant Kyle Hojem, CDMPMarketing Manager Kyle Hojem, CDMPMarketing ManagerKyle has been with Healthcare Success since 2013 and earned the distinction of the only person to work in almost every department of the agency. His current position is Marketing Coordinator. Before joining the team at HS, Kyle interned with a community newspaper in Long Beach, CA, and on the Marketing/PR team for the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival.He attended California State University, Fullerton, and holds a BA in Communications with a Concentration in Advertising.In addition, he proudly holds an AS in Business Management from Irvine Valley College and the Certified Direct Mail Professional (CDMP) certification from the United States Postal Service. Kyle is an avid music and radio fan, foodie and loves old TV shows.