Chris Jann leads our fearless team of IT experts. After graduating from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Computer Information Systems, he attained his Master of Information Technology Management from University of Phoenix. Medicus IT was the realization of Chris’ dream to create a phenomenal IT company with happy clients providing a level of support that few were used to experiencing. With a few clients on board, Chris established Medicus as an innovator in service offerings and award-winning customer support. In addition to working diligently to grow and improve the company, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and daughter, who are the center of his life.
Our Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mike Jann, bridges the complex world of Managed Services to its practical application in Healthcare. More than twenty years of experience in the information technology industry provides him a unique vantage point when addressing our prospective clients’ needs. Not only does he lead his team with conviction, but he intelligibly disseminates his wealth of healthcare-focused technical knowledge to our clients and prospects, allowing them to understand the Medicus IT value on an applicable level.
Mike holds a Master degree in Business Administration. His education, compounded with years of technical experience, uniquely qualifies Mike to better understand the business needs of practice owners from an IT security and HIPAA compliance perspective. In his private time, Mike enjoys traveling around the world and being out on the water
As the Director of Finance and Operations at Medicus, West works closely with all of the financial reporting, analysis, and planning. He is passionate about process improvement, finding organizational efficiencies, and executing company strategy. Prior to joining Medicus, West held accounting and financial management positions at NCR.
West earned his BBA in Finance from Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He continued his concentrations in Accounting to earn his CPA in the state of Georgia.
Outside the office he can be found enjoying the outdoors and helping coach his four young girls’ various sports.
In his role as Director of Service Delivery, Andrew provides oversight of service delivery, drives operational efficiency, and strives to develop our technical teams continually. Throughout his career, he’s held roles implementing and supporting Information Technology in the Medical, Retail, and Higher Education fields. Most recently he’s served in leadership roles in the Managed Services Provider industry. Andrew earned his BBA in Information Systems from Georgia Southern University. Since graduation, he’s received training and experience in Project Management and Process Improvement. Andrew enjoys landscape photography, traveling with his wife, and hiking with his son.
As President, Steve’s responsibilities include information technology strategies and computer system requirements to support Medicus IT and their business goals. Steve has 23+ years of Healthcare IT experience with strategic planning, network design, implementation, and ongoing support. He has also had is hand in providing consulting and network implementation services for single and multi-site medical facilities and worked with many of the major, national Practice Management and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) vendors located in the South West.
Steve received his MBA in Economics from Fairleigh Dickenson University in Madison, NJ. Steve and his wife, Michele, have been married for 19 years and have three children; Twins, Kaethe and Steven Jr., and their younger sister, Sydney. In his off time Steve is a private pilot and enjoys coaching club baseball and softball.
As the Director of Business Development, Michele leads sales and client relationship management, tracks new markets and emerging trends, recommends new products and services, proposes and develops new strategic partnerships, and guides long-term objectives to meet the needs of Medicus IT. Her 23+ years of sales experience have shown her proven abilities to reach monthly sales goals of $1M+ per month. This includes working with national accounts such as Waste Management and Novant Health
Michele and her husband, Steve, have been married for 19 years and have three children; Twins, Kaethe and Steven Jr., and their younger sister, Sydney. In her free time, Michele enjoys helping people and animals in need.
As the Chief Innovation Officer, Dave utilizes his 24+ years of IT experience in the healthcare environment to create innovative improvements to internal processes. These improvements ensure a consistent, efficient experience for our clients. He brings expertise in network system design, Cloud computing, EHR hosting, Data virtualization, Storage area network, Citrix, customer service, project management, VMWare implementation engineer, Scale Computing certified engineer, MCDSP, MC, and a HITPRO certified Technical Support Specialist.
Dave Patel completed a Bachelor of Science in Information System Technology from UCF. Dave loves spending time with his wife, daughter and son. Dave purpose statement “Be a student on a journey seeking, serving and solving problems to maximize my impact.”
The General Manager, Saurin Patel, has 17 + years of experience in healthcare, including both information systems and revenue cycle management. He has a unique understanding of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, medical office systems, and information systems management. Couple this with his in-depth knowledge and experience in optimizing medical office operations, provides for a complete and detailed understanding of the managerial, operational, financial, compliance, and technical aspects necessary for the success of all projects on behalf of our clients and the patients they serve.
Saurin enjoys creating wood-works in his garage and spending time with his two sons by teaching them on how to complete a “honey to do list”.
Our Senior VP of Business Development, Nelson Gomes, is an IT veteran with 30 years of IT experience. A DeVry University graduate, Nelson started working in the healthcare-specific IT industry in 1997. He was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey until the age of 9 when we moved to Portugal. Living in Portugal until he was 16, Nelson acquired fluency in Portuguese, Spanish, and can also speak a little Italian.
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