Chad Trull Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Chad Trull serves as Hospicelink's Chief Executive Officer. He founded Hospicelink in 2011, after identifying a need for a technology solution to address challenges faced by Hospice operators and DME providers. Prior to founding Hospicelink, Chad owned and operated Independent Medical Equipment, a large DME provider based in Birmingham, Alabama. Chad's previous experience also includes Deloitte-Touche, where he was a Tax Consultant. He is a graduate of Samford University with a BS in Accounting.
John Burdett Chief Operating Officer
John Burdett joined Hospicelink in 2013 as our Chief Operating Officer, and is responsible for leading our Operation and Client Implementation teams. Previously, John served as Chief Operating Officer at TicketBiscuit as well as Vice President - Technology at Computer Technology Solutions. John is a graduate of University of Alabama - Birmingham, with a B.S. in Computer Science, and received an MBA from Emory University.
Patrick Kent Finance Manager
Patrick Kent, CPA, joined Hospicelink as Finance Manager in 2013, and is responsible for guiding the Financial and Administrative functions of the Company. Patrick’s previous experience includes 8+ years in public and industry auditing and accounting. He is a certified public accountant, and holds a BS from the University of Montevallo and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Alabama Birmingham.
Donnie Gooch Chief Technology Officer
Donnie joined Hospicelink as Chief Technology Officer in 2012, after being involved in the early development of our application. Prior to joining Hospicelink, Donnie was one of the founders of Pointclear Solutions - a technology consulting and application development group. His experience also includes Comframe Software and BellSouth. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Samford University, and MPPM from Birmingham Southern College.
Steve Potier VP of Network Management
Steve Potier is our VP of Network Management and is responsible for analyzing new raw data, negotiating pricing and contracting with Hospicelink DME network providers. Previously, he served as the DME Analyst for Gentiva’s Hospice division where he organized, implemented and contracted a preferred provider program. Steve has served in both technical and managerial DME roles for many national providers such as Lincare Inc, Apria Healthcare, and Praxair Healthcare Services over a 14-year period.
J.R. Toole Regional VP of Sales
J.R. Toole is our Regional Vice President of Sales, and is responsible for new business development. Previously J.R. was Director of Business Development with HospiScript, the market leader for pharmacy benefit management services in the hospice industry. He holds a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Mississippi. J.R. has over 10 years of experience in healthcare, specifically in hospice for the last 8 years.
Tim Callahan Regional VP of Sales
Tim Callahan is our Regional Vice President of Sales, and is responsible for new business development. Previously, Tim was Manager of Business Development with HospiScript, the market leader for pharmacy benefit management services in the hospice industry. He holds a B.S. in Business from The Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Tim has over 8 years of experience in the hospice industry.