Steven Schneider, Chairman
Steven Schneider is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Alana HealthCare. Steven built and led various successful ventures in healthcare, technology and finance. In 2002 he co-founded FactorHealth Management, LLC and served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that he served as Chief Operating Officer at a NASDAQ-traded technology company. He was responsible for financial and strategic planning, merger and acquisition evaluation, and enterprise-wide corporate development. Mr. Schneider attended the Ohio State University with a course concentration in Finance.
Jason Shiflet, Vice Chairman
Jason Shiflet is the President of Alana HealthCare. Jason has more than 15 years of experience across the entire home medical equipment industry. In 2002 Jason co-founded Dickson Medical Equipment, Inc. (DME), successfully growing the business to include seven locations throughout middle and west Tennessee.
Justin Schneider, President & Chief Financial Officer
Justin Schneider is the Chief Financial Officer of Alana HealthCare. Prior to joining Alana HealthCare in 2010, Justin was a Senior Manager for the Advisory and Assurance Services function of Deloitte & Touche LLP. In that role he consulted for some of the worlds most successful companies, including The Blackstone Group L.P., Tyco International Ltd. and Northrop Grumman Corporation. Justin is a Certified Public Accountant, holding degrees in Accounting and International Business from the University of Maryland.
Howard Barsky, Chief Information Officer
Howard Barsky is Chief Information Officer at Alana HealthCare. He has almost thirty years of experience in Information Technology and network support service environments. From 1985 to 1994, he worked as a software engineer and technology and systems consultant for information management consulting firms, handling contracts from leading companies such as Merrill Lynch, AT&T, Nabisco, and Johnson & Johnson. Between 1994 and 1999 he served as Chief Technology Officer and Systems Integrator Manager of ATNEX Computer Corporation. From 2005 to 2011, he served as Chief Information Technology Officer for two privately held health care providers, where he designed and deployed various PC and mobile applications to facilitate sales and financial reporting operations across the company. Howard holds a Bachelor degree of Science in Information Management and Computer Science/Systems from American University.
Steven Brennan, Sr. Vice President of Sales
Steve Brennan is the Vice President of Sales of Alana HealthCare. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, and national accounts management within the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Alana Healthcare, he managed numerous sales force efforts for Allergan Advanced Medical Optics for 15 years. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Austin Peay State University.
Paul Carter, Medical Director of Ambulatory Infusion Center Services
Paul M. Carter, MD, MHCM is the Medical Director of Ambulatory Infusion Center Services at Alana HealthCare. He is a specialist in allergy and immunology with more than 20 years in the field. Paul served 2 years as Assistant Chief of Emergency Services and 2 years as Chief of Internal Medicine for the U.S. Air Force. From 2006 to 2009 he served as Medical Director for the East Tennessee Center for Clinical Research. Paul holds a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Middle Tennessee State University, a Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee and a Masters Degree in Health Care Management from Harvard University.
Frederic Seifer, Medical Director of Disease Management
Frederic Seifer, MD, FCCP, is a published board-certified physician and the medical director of disease management at Alana HealthCare. He is a specialist in pulmonology with more than 30 years in the field. From 1988 to 2003 Dr. Seifer served as a private practice physician, treating respiratory patients in east Tennessee. In 2002 he joined Takoma Adventist Hospital as a pulmonologist, and Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga in 2007. Frederic continues to treat patients at Heritage Medical Center in Shelbyville, TN. Dr. Seifer’s research interests include smoking cessation, pulmonary rehabilitation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis and hyperbaric medicine. He has been active in community smoking cessation and respiratory health awareness programs, serving as President of the Northeast Tennessee Coalition on Tobacco or Health and Chairman of the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout for Washington County, Tennessee. Frederic holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Duke University, received his medical degree from Northwestern University, completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and completed his pulmonary critical care fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.
Dov Hirsch, Sr. Director of Corporate Communications
Dov Hirsch is the Sr. Director of Communications at Alana HealthCare. He has more than a decade of experience in the communications field. Dov began his career in communications law, building an extensive track record in media production, organizational communications and political communications. In 2008 he served as Deputy Director of Radio for the nation’s political conventions, and, communications consultant for Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper. Mr. Hirsch holds Bachelors degrees in International Affairs & Economics from George Washington University, and a Master of Arts in Communications from The University of Colorado – Boulder.
Randy Myrick, Pharmacist-in-Charge
Randy Myrick is the Pharmacist-In-Charge at Alana HealthCare. He has more than two decades of experience as a pharmacist, with extensive knowledge of specialty pharmaceuticals. In that time, Randy has managed and coordinated various operations in retail, surgical, and specialty pharmacy at Parkway Regional Hospital, Centennial Hospital Surgical Pharmacy, Eckerd Pharmacy, and Gentiva/Accredo Infusion Pharmacy. In 2006, he left Precision Healthcare Infusion Pharmacy as Pharmacy Manager to serve as Pharmacy Manager for Walmart Pharmacy before joining Alana in 2011. Dr. Myrick holds a bachelor’s degree in medical technology and a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Tennessee.