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.

Departments

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Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Chief Executive Officer


Stewart Gandolf, MBA, is Chief Executive Officer of Healthcare Success, one of the nation’s leading healthcare and digital marketing agencies. Over the past 20 years, Stewart has marketed and consulted for over 1,000 healthcare clients, ranging from practices and hospitals to multi-billion dollar corporations. A frequent speaker, Stewart has shared his expertise at over 200 venues nationwide. As an author and expert resource, Stewart has also written for many leading industry publications, including the 21,000 subscriber Healthcare Success Insight blog. Stewart also co-authored, “Cash-Pay Healthcare: Start, Grow & Perfect Your Cash-Pay Healthcare Business.” Stewart began his career with leading advertising agencies, including J. Walter Thompson, where he marketed Fortune 500 clients such as Wells Fargo and Bally’s Total Fitness. 

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Robert Miller

Robert Miller, MBA

Managing Director

Robert Miller

Robert Miller, MBA

Managing Director


Prior 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.

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Dana Callow

Executive Creative Director

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Dana Callow

Executive Creative Director


Equal parts art director and copywriter, Dana oversees all aspects of creative development for Healthcare Success’ clients. For the past 20 years, she has held a wide range of creative leadership roles for agencies including AbelsonTaylor, DraftFCB and Scout. Dana has earned numerous awards developing strategic marketing campaigns for multiple healthcare and pharmaceutical clients and brands, including Abbott (Pedialyte, Similac and Ensure), Amgen (Enbrel and Neulasta), Allergan (Restasis), AstraZeneca (Zomig), Jazz Pharmaceuticals (Xyrem), Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Columbia Regional Medical Center, Vein Centers of America, and others.
A leader and builder of effective creative teams, she is known for getting involved in the nuts and bolts of strategizing, concepting and developing executions that move people and drive results. For Dana, marketing has to work, and she focuses her competitive energy on making sure it does. 
Darlene Dobry

Darlene Dobry

Strategic Advisor, Pharmaceutical and Device

Darlene Dobry

Darlene Dobry

Strategic Advisor, Pharmaceutical and Device


For 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.

 

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Raheim Bundle

Director of Digital Marketing

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Raheim Bundle

Director of Digital Marketing


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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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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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.

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Jacob Schuster

Business Development

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Jacob Schuster

Business Development


A healthcare digital marketer for more than six years, Jacob began his career as a Strategist on the Internet Brands/WebMD team. Jacob later transitioned into the digital agency world, and today he leads relationships for many of Healthcare Success’ new clients. Jacob helps all sizes of organizations, and his most recent clients range from a single location addiction treatment center to a 65 location senior living community. Jacob prides himself on his ability to assess his clients’ needs, and then guide them to the optimal digital marketing strategy for their business.

Scott Orchard

Scott Orchard

Senior Designer & Lead Web Developer

Scott Orchard

Scott Orchard

Senior Designer & Lead Web Developer


Professional designer and web developer with over 17 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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Roya Amiri

Controller

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Roya Amiri

Controller


Roya is a licensed CPA with more than 14 years of accounting experience and has been with Healthcare Success for over 6 years. As Controller, Roya is primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting, namely A/P, A/R, payroll and 401k Plan administration, the monthly general ledger closing process, producing financial statements and cash flow reporting. She is highly skilled in the areas of process improvement and resource management, driving greater efficiencies that have ultimately resulted in improved profit margins for our company.

Prior to joining Healthcare Success, Roya served several companies in different accounting roles across different industries such as marketing services, software development, and general accounting and tax return preparation for two different CPA firms. She also co-owned a company that provided integrated computer systems design services for nearly seven years. Outside of the office, Roya enjoys skiing, running, and spending time with her son.

Tamila Kahng

Tamila Kahng

Project Manager

Tamila Kahng

Tamila Kahng

Project Manager

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Elisa Negrete

Senior Accountant

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Elisa Negrete

Senior Accountant

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Kyle Hojem, CDMP

Marketing Manager

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Kyle Hojem, CDMP

Marketing Manager


Kyle has been with Healthcare Success since 2013. 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 graduated with 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.

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