CoachCare
Andrew Zengilowski

CEO & Co-Founder

An experienced investor and operator of technology, consumer, healthcare businesses, Andrew brought together the CoachCare team to create technology products that will empower front-line providers to better treat their patients. Prior to co-founding CoachCare, Andrew led mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnership development for HelloWorld, a leading digital marketing agency and was on the investment team at Catterton Partners and Catalyst Health Ventures. He began his career at J.P. Morgan in the investment banking division.
Wesley Haydon

President & Co-Founder

Wes brings broad experience to CoachCare as an investor and manager in the consumer, retail, healthcare and business services markets. He worked hands on with many growth-stage businesses in these sectors as a member of the investment teams at Harvest Partners and Great Hill Partners. Wes began his career at J.P. Morgan in the investment banking division
Eric Di Bari

VP, Technology & Co-founder

Eric has built world class development teams and managed technology projects in the government, non-profit, and private sectors, both domestically and abroad. In particular, Eric is focused on and skilled in web development and enjoys taking projects from idea to market. Eric holds a Master of Public Administration from the University at Albany.
Mark Siena

VP of Sales

Before joining CoachCare, Mark's career was focused on weight loss at Isagenix and enterprise software in sales, sales management and executive management at Oracle and Goal Systems. He served in the Navy as Operations Officer and Navigator in the Sixth Fleet aboard the USS Shenandoah. Mark attended the University of Delaware where he was Senior Class President and Ice Hockey team captain.
Jeff Coulter

Director of Channel & Strategic Partnerships

As Director of Channel & Strategic Partnerships, Jeff brings with him over 20 years of channel and partner experience. He has grown channel programs from scratch, has been instrumental in re-building channel programs and has been successful expanding channel and partner programs nationally. He is a member of HIMSS and has been active in the healthcare space for many years. He has a broad technology background and understands the benefits of the technology CoachCare has developed for its clinic partners. He enjoys growing and developing partner relationships and will be an asset to CoachCare as we continue to grow and expand as a company.
Carol Duke

Director of Marketing

Carol Duke has more than 12 years experience in marketing and startups, and is passionate about building inbound marketing strategies and branding. Carol values giving back — especially in her local community. She was previously the communications lead for LEAP LifeWorks in Austin, TX which was created for young professionals to make a positive impact in the lives of those in need. As a Texas native, Carol can’t live without a good bowl of queso and her cowboy boots, although she also loves getting out of Texas and traveling the world.
Patryk Ćwiek

Director of Engineering

Patryk has been involved in technology projects – including, hands development, technical planning and management - for nearly a decade. He has substantial experience in business and financial applications and has provided his services for European and North American companies. He is focused on solving business needs by identifying the most suitable technology solution and likes to work in an end-to-end fashion: from business planning, through technical implementation, all the way to final product delivery. Patryk holds a Master of Computer Engineering from Warsaw University of Technology
Jeff Drakos

Lead Developer

Jeff has held several positions at Coachcare starting in 2014 where he started as a junior developer and worked his way up to his current position of Lead Developer of the Mobile App team. He is passionate about approaching solutions with a data centric consideration. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2012 and is currently getting his masters in Computer Science at Georgia Tech.
Hoa Nguyen

Graphic Designer

Shortly after her graduation from Nazareth College of Rochester (NY), Hoa joined CoachCare with her intensive background in communication design and a roster of various internship experience, including a local newspaper (Rochester Business Journal,) two boutique marketing agencies (Dixon-Schwabl & Big Arrow Group,) and an international advertising powerhouse (J. Walter Thompson). At CoachCare, she’s alternating her time among improving digital user experience, designing visually-interesting marketing materials, and enhancing the existing brand identity system.
José Ignacio Elósegui

Account Services Coordinator

José is the Account Services Coordinator and friendly voice of CoachCare; working directly with all consumer and corporate accounts. He oversees all aspects of CoachCare’s customer experience. Prior to joining CoachCare in 2015, José worked as Project Manager for Accord Productions in which he coordinated and executed projects for film & television for Telemundo, BBC, Sundance & Hulu. A native of Cuba and graduate of the University of Florida, José has traveled the world teaching English to students in the Middle East, Asia & South America.
Mateo Tibaquirá Palacios

Lead Developer

Mateo leads the frontend development team at CoachCare. He has been developing websites since 2004, and is fascinated with how much the technology and tools have improved during that time. He has played different roles in many software projects, and is delighted to provide his expertise building the front end of CoachCare websites. Mateo is passionate about learning new things and developing creative solutions for the challenges ahead; he holds a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering with an emphasis on Telematics from the University at Cauca.
Jonathan Ganc

Backend and DevOps Developer

Jonathan straddles the line between backend and infrastructure, working hard to to make sure that CoachCare's systems work today and are ready for the needs of tomorrow. He comes to development by way of physics, having received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas and having worked as a researcher in early universe cosmology for a time. He loves the rapid evolution and variety of web technologies, as well as figuring out how to apply them in practice. On the web, standing still is falling behind.

Our Board of Advisors

Steve Bellach
Steve brings a wealth of marketing expertise and industry knowledge to CoachCare. Steve is Principal and Co-founder of BottomLine Marketing, and is the former Vice President of North American Marketing for Jenny Craig and Chief Marketing Officer for Pro Flowers.
Craig Frischling
Craig Frischling is an angel investor and member of New York Angels whose portfolio includes food, fashion, health and wellness businesses. Craig brings to CoachCare diverse business leadership experience and weight loss industry knowledge. Formerly, he was brand manager at Weight Watchers and, more recently, he was president of Lipo Chemicals, a leading global provider of cosmetic ingredients.
Brian Goldberg
Brian is a successful investor, adviser, and entrepreneur in the consumer products and food & beverage markets. As the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Sweet Leaf Tea, he engineered the sale of the company to Nestle Waters.
Dennis Haydon
Dennis brings extensive executive experience to CoachCare, having served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer at a broad range of operating companies ranging from startups to $300+ million revenue. He is currently the principal of Haydon U.S., a financial operational consulting firm.
Laurie Shahon
Laurie has extensive experience investing in, operating and governing early to mid-stage private and public companies. She founded Wilton Capital Group, a private investment firm, in 1994. Prior to that, Laurie ran M&A and special projects at a private holding company, where she served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Color Tile, a 700-store flooring chain. Prior to that, she was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers, where she founded and led the Retailing and Consumer Products Group. Laurie has served on numerous public and private boards, including Arbor Drugs, Eddie Bauer, KCG, Matrix Health and Safelite. She currently serves on the boards of Augmented Reality Concepts, Life Insurance Company of Boston and New York and Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust. Laurie is a graduate of Wellesley College and Columbia Business School, where she has been an Adjunct Professor.
Dick Zengilowski
With 30 years of experience spanning legal and human resources functions, Dick has helped run public and private companies ranging in revenue from $50 million to over $1 billion. Dick is the Vice President of Human Resources at Vicor Corporation.
Brooke Alpert, MS, RD, CDN
Brooke is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and author. She is the founder of B Nutritious, a private nutritional consulting practice, the author of The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great and Look Years Younger and Healthy Eating During Pregnancyas well as a frequent guest on nationally televised programs including The Doctor Oz Show, The Today Show, and, Access Hollywood.
Sandra Gelbard, MD
Dr. Gelbard is a practicing physician with expertise in the treatment of overweight, obesity, and related comorbidities. She works with patients through her private practice and as part of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Dr. Gelbard has been a contributor to nationally televised programs including The Today Show, CBS Early Show, and Hardball.
Lee Kaplan, MD, Ph.D
Dr. Kaplan is a clinical researcher and Director of the Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Kaplan is the Founding Director of the Weight Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kaplan has authored or co-authored more than 100 scholarly works on the treatment of overweight and obesity.

Board of Directors

Andrew Zengilowski
An experienced investor and operator of technology, consumer, healthcare businesses, Andrew brought together the CoachCare team to create technology products that will empower front-line providers to better treat their patients. Prior to co-founding CoachCare, Andrew led mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnership development for HelloWorld, a leading digital marketing agency and was on the investment team at Catterton Partners and Catalyst Health Ventures. He began his career at J.P. Morgan in the investment banking division.
Wesley Haydon
Wes brings broad experience to CoachCare as an investor and manager in the consumer, retail, healthcare and business services markets. He worked hands on with many growth-stage businesses in these sectors as a member of the investment teams at Harvest Partners and Great Hill Partners. Wes began his career at J.P. Morgan in the investment banking division
Brian Model
Brian is a Managing Partner of Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, a growth equity investment firm that invests in promising businesses at the intersection of healthcare and technology. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CoachCare, eHealth Technologies, Lumetrics, iCardiac Technologies (Observer), and Critical Media (Observer)
David Eilers
Dave Eilers is an enterprise leader focused on the convergence of technology development, innovation process and user engagement. Over the course of his career Dave has pioneered new products, opened new international markets and developed new business models in the healthcare industry through his work with the Marmon Group of companies and InterV Medical Group/ Roundtable Healthcare Partners, resulting in a $785 Million acquisition. In 2008, Dave applied his interest in Open Innovation to the co-founding of Blue Highway, LLC; a technology accelerator focused on creating early diagnosis of adverse health conditions. Most recently, Dave helped launch the Life Reimagined Institute for AARP, focused on improving the social determinants of health for people 40+ through millions of digital interactions and thousands of live in-person seminars. Outside of the office, Dave is an Adjunct Professor in Syracuse University’s Online MBA program and is a volunteer Board Member for the Lwala Community Alliance which creates health and wellness programs in rural Kenya. Dave often speaks to innovation communities and universities interested in the human-centered design process and commercialization of emerging technologies.
Jay Althoff
Jay has 20+ years of executive-level experience with domestic and international, public and private companies in varied industries and life stages, and is currently COO of MediaSilo, the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. Jay is passionate about building companies that provide high levels of service to their clients and to consumers.  Prior to joining MediaSilo, he has served as CEO, CDO or Chief Strategy Officer of multiple VC-backed, early and growth stage companies in the digital health and business services verticals.  Jay is also Board Chair for Common Impact, a nationally-recognized nonprofit that connects corporate employees to nonprofit organizations with proven models to tackle the greatest challenges our communities face. Jay graduated from Connecticut College and received his J.D. from The George Washington University.  Before jumping fully into the early stage business universe in 2000, Jay was an investment banker at Westpac Banking Corporation in NYC, an associate focused on M&A at Ropes & Grey in Boston, and VP and General Counsel of Ekco Housewares.

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