Founder and CEO
Harnessing his past experience, Andy’s vision for betweenMD is to allow all of us to be connected in the appropriate way to real time and personalized medical support.
Chief Technology Officer
Lucien is a highly effective senior IT leader with a track record of delivering exceptional business value for numerous companies across a variety of markets including healthcare, education, government, and high-tech manufacturing.
Chief Medical Technology Officer
With a background as a founder, Executive Director, and CEO, at three different companies, Matt brings a wealth of experience to the team in sales, startup know how, and leadership.
With an extensive, successful background in both nonprofit and for-profit spaces, Elizabeth served as a strategist, operations manager, surrogate speaker, and major donor liaison for two presidential races.
Frank Ripullo II
Ripullo is a highly accomplished Senior Executive, C-Suite Officer, Entrepreneur, and Consultant with 22-years of success in healthcare, medical devices & services, and purchase services.
Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President in 2012 and 2016 – winning the 2012 Iowa caucuses, 10 additional states and nearly 4 million votes.
Andy Quinn is the CEO and founder of betweenMD. Harnessing his past experience,
Andy’s vision for betweenMD is to allow all of us to be connected in the appropriate way to real time and personalized medical support.
He brings over twenty years of working with data in technology healthcare and finance to lead our team and our innovative solutions. Andy knows how to deploy the best and brightest technology to improve the quality of life, business outcomes, and ultimately employers’ bottom line. With all of his healthcare background and expertise, he is a HIPAA compliance expert and maintains privacy within the regulatory guidelines with all that he does. As the COO at Quick Compliance, Andy trained hundreds of thousands of people in HIPAA Privacy compliance in three months at insurance companies, including Anthem BCBS and WellPoint, and at over 500 US hospitals, including Mt. Sinai, New York Presbyterian, and Tufts. Working with the Department of Defense, Andy and his team also trained over 170,000 staff at TriCare.
Andy and his team went on to provide US and global online solutions for disease state education, physician education, nurse education, and product training at over thirty of the leading pharmaceutical, medical device, and biologics companies in the world including Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical, Abbott, and Amgen.
Andy is a passionate visionary and quintessential entrepreneur. Prior companies where Andy has been a part of the founding team have been acquired by Microsoft and Discovery.
Andy is the chairman of NAFI CT, a multiservice agency providing youth and family support services. Andy and his wife, Amy, are native to Connecticut, but currently reside in Seal Beach, CA.
Matt Marcolini is the Vice President of Client Development for betweenMD.
Prior to joining betweenMD, Matt was the Chief Executive Officer at Cathio, an app based, donation, peer-to-peer, and remittance blockchain platform built for the Catholic Church and aligned organizations.
Before that, Matt was an Executive Director with Corsica Partners, a global executive search and organizational staffing firm providing comprehensive talent acquisition services to f500 and high growth technology companies.
Previously, Matt served as a principal with GreenSpring Strategies, a D.C. based search firm that he co-founded, serving both public and private sector clients. Mr. Marcolini has been responsible for business development, strategic account management, strategic planning, and search fulfillment for key roles.
Operating with a high sense of urgency to support business priorities and objectives, Matt’s customers and the teams he works with value his affable, thoughtful, and effective approach to serve as a trusted leader and partner.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts from Christendom College and is also a graduate of the Accademia Vivarium Novum in Rome, Italy.
Matt is married to the love of his life, Elizabeth. They live in Northern Virginia.
Lucien is a highly effective senior information technology leader with a track record of delivering exceptional business value as head of IT management for a Fortune 200 telecommunications manufacturer, his own technology consulting practice, and in CIO and CTO roles in two startups, one that was subsequently acquired by Microsoft and by Discovery Communications in the other.
A technology evangelist with a business perspective and an aptitude for influencing and motivating people, Lucien has provided a breadth of success in software development, project management, systems implementation, data and infrastructure management, as well as technology and security governance for numerous companies across a variety of markets including healthcare, education, government, and high-tech manufacturing.
- Managed the technical development of a SaaS integrated mobile and web-based employee health engagement solution.
- Architected an educational gaming platform providing healthcare-related training and CME certification to medical professionals for Discovery Health Channel.
- Initiated new technology initiatives including one of the first Apple Health integrated mobile applications and a dynamic iBook/web-based medical education/CME testing solution for the University of Pittsburg Medical Center.
- Managed technology team developing clinical disease and product-specific courseware for major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers including Amgen, Abbott, Forest Labs, Boston Scientific, and St. Jude Medical.
- Managed development of HIPAA courseware used by two million students for various organizations including the U.S. Military’s TRICARE program.
- Architected infrastructure supporting over 200k online e-learning students across more than thirty customers including Wellpoint, Anthem, and various BlueCross organizations.
- Maintained 99.97% SLA compliance for Engyro’s integrated license management and billing services for customers including Citrix and Microsoft.
He is a graduate of Trinity College with a B.S. in Physics.
Lucien and his wife, Claudia, live in Canton CT.
Gennaro is an accomplished Executive with an impressive +20-year career that includes excelling at the intersection of medicine and technology to provide unprecedented data-driven solutions. With a solid history of confronting present-day healthcare challenges, he has founded, built, and led startups and fast-growing ground-breaking organizations to succeed with complex offerings in emerging markets.
Prior to joining betweenMD, Gennaro served as a Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer of Vital Intelligence, inc. Gennaro helped build a healthcare data services & deep learning company to improve patient care through Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) services. Accordingly, he spurred business growth by leveraging knowledge of medicine, technology, and data science. This included launching and growing Vital Intelligence, inc. resulting in a lucrative acquisition.
Currently as a Board of Advisors Member for 3 health-tech startups, Gennaro shares his medical device and technology expertise to catapult them to the next level. For Compete Co., he is playing a key role in guiding the development of a revolutionary software application for sports medicine and high-level athlete training. For WebDoctors.com, he is influencing success of one of the 1st companies to pioneer online/virtual doctor visits for adjacent ailments. As an advisor for M3 Life Sciences, he provides advice on strategic growth and marketing initiatives for Health & Wellness products.
Gennaro has been the recipient of several prestigious awards. Recently, he was named as one of the Top 100 Health Care Visionaries by the International Forum for the Advancement of Healthcare. Additionally, Gennaro joined the Wharton School of Business Team Leadership’s Trek to climb to basecamp on Mount Everest.
Gennaro obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University Pratt School of Engineering. He went on to earn his Master of Medical Science degree from Hahnemann University/Medical College of Pennsylvania and then to pursue a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from NOVA Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Gennaro and his fiancée, Dr. Rebecca Palmer, Live in Grand Rapids, MI
Christine Kreinbihl is the Press Relations and Marketing Coordinator at betweenMD. She brings her background in sales, marketing, and communications in the non-profit as well as for-profit space to the team, having worked with many successful startups including Waze and Uber. Christine has extensive knowledge and experience about the start-up space and is an entrepreneur at heart. Currently she leads a fast-growing and successful team at another start-up called Beautycounter as an Executive Director.
When approached about the mission and passion and energy behind betweenMD, Christine knew she wanted to add this entrepreneurial venture to her plate. Christine is a proven leader and knows the mindset it takes to build something from the ground up. She brings a diligent, hard-working, positive, and adaptable spirit to the team.
She holds a BA from Hillsdale College in Political Science and Speech Communications.
Most important to Christine is her family, her husband and 3 kids, with whom she resides in Alexandria VA.
Elizabeth Marcolini is the Associate Director of Advancement for the Labouré Society, an organization dedicated to rescuing Catholic vocations from the barrier of student loan debt. Through its innovative class model, the Labouré Society has delivered over 300 vocations into the arms of the Church that otherwise would have been lost. Elizabeth has overseen the triple digit percentage growth of their fundraising program in her four years with the organization.
In the 2012 and 2016 presidential races, Elizabeth served as a strategist, operations manager, surrogate speaker, and major donor liaison for Senator Rick Santorum. She was featured on major news outlets, such as CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC, as well as nationally syndicated radio shows talking about the hot button issues of the day. She was named on Red Alert Politics ’30 Under 30’ List. In 2014, she co-authored a book about the life of her sister with special needs, entitled Bella’s Gift. It would go on to become a New York Times Best Seller.
Elizabeth holds a Masters in Theological Studies from the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dallas. She was also a John Jay Fellow, an Alliance Defending Freedom Areté Fellow, and has spent many weeks in Africa doing educational mission work, with a specific focus on faith formation. To date, she has traveled to thirty six countries and is passionate about the global, human family.
Elizabeth met her husband, Matt, when studying abroad in Ireland. Matt and Elizabeth serve as a founding couple of Cana Uncorked DC, a Catholic marriage enrichment program for couples in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. She also serves on the board of the Guiding Star Project who have clinics throughout the country delivering holistic women’s healthcare. She resides in Northern Virginia.
Frank Ripullo II
Frank J. Ripullo II, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Excelerant Consulting. Our consultancy offers a breadth of services and talent that provides end-to-end integrated sales solutions to an array of clients covering healthcare. Our focus is GPO, IDN and RPC supplier sales growth.
Ripullo is a highly accomplished Senior Executive, C-Suite Officer, Entrepreneur, and Consultant with 22-years of success in healthcare, medical devices & services, and purchase services. Leveraging his extensive experience in business development, he is a valuable asset for the $1M-$500M sector and works with companies that are looking for new markets, product strategy and development, scaling, and growth. His areas of expertise include strategic planning, business analysis, new product commercialization, and corporate accounts.
Prior to forming Excelerant Consulting, Ripullo was founder and managing partner of Essential Healthcare Management (EHM) overseeing client relationships and relationships with medical products decision-makers in IDNs and GPOs to secure new corporate contracts that accelerate revenue growth and profitability. Ripullo also has held leadership positions as VP of Sales and National Accounts; at Zimmer Biomet, ArjoHuntleigh Healthcare.
Ripullo earned a B.S. in Clinical Psychology from Central Michigan University; an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from The Michigan School of Psychology & Wayne State University; and Executive Certificates in Entrepreneurial Studies and Entrepreneurship from University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, and, is a Certified Pitch Pro Coach for CEO’s seeking cash infusion.
Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President in 2012 and 2016 – winning the 2012 Iowa caucuses, 10 additional states and nearly 4 million votes. Prior to his campaigns for president, Rick served two terms in both the House of Representatives and Senate, where he gained a reputation as one of the nation’s leading government reformers, pro-life advocates, and national security experts.
Rick Santorum is the author of the 2005 New York Times bestseller It Takes a Family, American Patriots: Answering the Call to Freedom, and Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America that Works. Rick and his wife Karen are also the co-authors of Bella’s Gift that chronicles the inspiring story of life with the Santorums’ special-needs youngest child. Bella was born with a condition called Trisomy 18, and she wasn’t expected to survive her first birthday. Beating all the odds, Bella will turn 13 in May of 2021.
Rick is currently a CNN Senior Political Contributor.