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The following Executives comprise the Tele-Medico team. For more information about our Executive Staff, click on their links to read more.
President & CEO
Tim is a graduate of Loyola University, and started his working career on the audit staff of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Baltimore. After PwC, he held significant financial management positions with two Fortune 500 manufacturing companies – American Standard and General Instrument Corporation, after which he was hired to be the Budget Director for the Johns Hopkins Hospital…
VP National Hispanic Programs
Connie Castanera is a Senior Associate and Director – Maryland Programs. Connie Castanera co-founded Tele-Medico along with her husband, Tim Harrison. Connie moved from Puerto Rico to New York at the age of five, grew up in northern New Jersey, spent the early part of her adult life in central New Jersey, and moved to Maryland in 1994….
VP Information & Technology
As an IT professional, Dan heads our Information and Technology departments to keep us on the leading edge of today’s ever changing technologies. Over the last decade he has worked with global companies building everything from network data centers to web based applications and plugins to better streamline, track and report on critical business data…
The following Senior Associates head up our state and county programs in their area. For more information about our Senior Associates click on their links to read more.
Senior Associate & Director of Western Maryland & Central Pennsylvania Programs
Sila Alegret-Bartel is originally from Cuba and has lived in the United States since 1966. She is the founder and president of International Corporate Training and Marketing, LLC (ICTM). Prior to founding ICTM in 2003, Sila worked in banking, marketing and non-profit organization operations. Sila worked for Security Bank, Kiplinger Washington Editors, Kiplinger Marketing Services and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). Ms. Alegret-Bartel is a former adjunct instructor of Frederick Community College in Frederick, MD. Over the years, Sila has served in several Board of Directors…
Senior Associate & Director of New Jersey Programs
Terri embarked on her life mission to enrich the lives of members of the Hispanic community. She was responsible for the design and delivery of Latino outreach and recruitment programs. While working as a computer applications instructor, Terri developed a curriculum for Hispanic students and authored a Spanish computer course. She later owned and managed an Internet provider business and a bi-lingual computer school…
Senior Associate & Director of Kentucky Programs
Harris has over 20 years of Operations and Management experience in various industries including Restaurant, Information Systems, Telecommunications, and Health Care. He attended the University of Louisville, where he studied Computer Engineering…
Senior Associate & Director of South Florida Programs
Horacio has over 30 years of Operations and Management experience in various industries including fast food and telecommunications. He is a graduate of Miami Dade College and holds a business management degree from McDonald’s Hamburger University in Illinois, where he earned the prestigious Golden Hat award for excellence…
Senior Associate & Director of Central Texas Programs
Brian started his home health career 14 years ago with an Austin, TX agency that had no real marketing plan or direction. During his tenure, Brian was responsible for developing the strategic and tactical marketing plan that more than doubled the agency’s census in its first year. The agency now ranks in the top 1% in the state of Texas and the top 500 in the nation. Working closely with community partners, Brian made his agency the number one choice for home health care for Adult Protective Services and other governmental agencies…
Senior Associate & Director of California Programs
Lisa grew up in Wisconsin and after college spent 12 years working closely with both large and small animals in Veterinary Medicine. She found herself looking for another career after her son’s health issues forced her out of Vet Med. In 2004 as a single mom with 3 children, Lisa packed up her kids and moved from the Midwest to California to start her life over. She started her own home based business and in a few short years had built an organization of over 2000 women and men…
Joy Hosseinian, RN
Senior Associate & Director of Tennessee Programs
Joy Hosseinian is a Senior Associate & Director – Tennessee Programs. Joy started her career as a Registered Nurse, and quickly worked her way into the leadership position of Director of Nursing.
Joy’s clinical specialty is behavioral health. Following her Director of Nursing position, she moved from direct care operations and held various Managed Behavioral Health Organization (MBHO) leadership positions. For the last 25 years, Joy’s work has been focused on quality, patient satisfaction, accreditation and outcomes work at the national level.