Team

Meet Our Ultra-Talented Team of Results-Oriented Healthcare Marketing Experts and Consultants


We are very proud of the talented and dedicated people we have assembled to serve you.

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Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Chief Executive Officer & Creative Director

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Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Chief Executive Officer & Creative Director


Over 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.

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Jeff Mancino

Chief Financial Officer

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Jeff Mancino

Chief Financial Officer


Jeff 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.

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Raheim Bundle

Director of Paid Digital Strategies

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Raheim Bundle

Director of Paid Digital Strategies


Raheim 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.

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Kathy Roy Gaughran

Senior Marketing Strategist

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Kathy Roy Gaughran

Senior Marketing Strategist


In 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.

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Mark Tager, MD

Mark Tager, MD

Medical Advisor

Mark Tager, MD

Mark Tager, MD

Medical Advisor


Mark 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.

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Garrick Gaffney

Digital Account Supervisor

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Garrick Gaffney

Digital Account Supervisor


Garrick 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.

Gabi Trachtman

Gabi Trachtman

Social Media & SEO Manager

Gabi Trachtman

Gabi Trachtman

Social Media & SEO Manager


Gabi 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.

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Charlie DeNatale

Media Buyer

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Charlie DeNatale

Media Buyer


Charlie 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.

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Peter Do

Marketing Strategist

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Peter Do

Marketing Strategist


Having 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.

Scott Orchard

Scott Orchard

Senior Designer & Web Developer

Scott Orchard

Scott Orchard

Senior Designer & Web Developer


Professional 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.

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Eddie Olivas

Senior Web Developer

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Eddie Olivas

Senior Web Developer


Eddie 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.


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Sean Mee

Web Developer

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Sean Mee

Web Developer


Sean 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.

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Simona Ramos

Associate Creative Director

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Simona Ramos

Associate Creative Director


A 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.

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Greg Ashbaugh

Senior Copywriter

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Greg Ashbaugh

Senior Copywriter


A 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.

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Carolyn Lange

Marketing & Content Specialist

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Carolyn Lange

Marketing & Content Specialist


Carolyn brings 6+ years of agency experience, a creative mind, and a knack for detail to the marketing team at Healthcare Success. She oversees all communications as well as our digital and traditional marketing efforts, ensuring we practice what we preach as marketers of our own brand. As blog editor, Carolyn also manages our popular Healthcare Success blog and newsletter. She has written for many of our client projects, crafting concise, clean, and compelling content. Carolyn has an M.A. in English from California State University, Long Beach, and enjoys tea, books, and running.

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Roya Amiri

Operations Manager

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Roya Amiri

Operations Manager


Roya 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 Kahng

Tamila Khang

Project Manager

Tamila Kahng

Tamila Khang

Project Manager

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Elisa Negrete

Senior Accountant

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Elisa Negrete

Senior Accountant

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Kyle Hojem

Marketing Coordinator

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Kyle Hojem

Marketing Coordinator


Kyle 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. In addition, he proudly holds an AS in Business Management from Irvine Valley College. Kyle is an avid music and radio fan, foodie and loves old TV shows.

Aurora Olivas

Aurora Olivas

Data Specialist

Aurora Olivas

Aurora Olivas

Data Specialist

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