ClearGage is revolutionizing the way that healthcare providers do business. We recognize the need for modern payment options and deliver innovative patient payment technology that significantly reduces accounts receivable, elevates patient satisfaction and increases total patient payments.Learn More
The ClearGage Mission
Our mission is to enhance the consumer’s quality of life by providing our clients with the ability to offer flexible and ethical payment solutions that enable patients to receive and pay for the healthcare products or services they need or want. Healthcare payment solutions for Everyone. Everywhere. Everyway.™
We are committed to our consumers, clients, partners, and company.
We think outside of the box and challenge the status quo.
We protect our consumers, clients, partners, and company at all times.
Committed to Patients, Providers, Partners, and Merchants
ClearGage was formed by a team of seasoned executives from the healthcare, employee benefits technology, and payment processing industries who recognized the imminent need for healthcare payment solutions that meet the needs of all consumers. Our team is committed to supplying the healthcare industry with the most advanced, ethical, and results-oriented patient payment processing technology available.
CEO & Founder
In addition to being a founder and the principal architect of ClearGage, Chip has over 25 years of experience in the health care, financial services and employee benefits industries.
From 2006 to 2009, Chip was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Motivano, Inc a leading provider of employee benefits technology with responsibility for the management of their national sales force and distribution channels as well as oversight of corporate marketing initiatives. He also served as the Healthcare Practice Leader for Verus Card Services, Inc, one of the largest credit card and payment processors, with responsibility for developing electronic commerce and payment solutions surrounding consumer directed healthcare initiatives. From 1990 to 2004, Chip held a series of senior leadership positions in the healthcare industry and served as President of Healthy Connections, a venture backed disease management entity, and of Biomedical a 23 million dollar multi-site home infusion and medical equipment company. Other positions include Corporate Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Housecall Medical Resources, a 230 million dollar publicly traded provider of alternate site healthcare services.
Chip received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.
John Zdanowicz, Jr.
COO & Co-Founder
In addition to being a ClearGage Co-Founder, John serves as the organization’s Chief Operations Officer. With over 20 years of executive leadership experience in payments technology, financial services and healthcare, John is responsible for driving operational excellence and setting the cadence for product design and development for the organization. In this role, John is responsible for all aspects of implementations, client and patient engagement, account management, training, and product development.
Prior to founding ClearGage John was the Executive Vice President of Operations at Motivano Inc. (2006-2010), a leading provider of employee benefits and financial services technologies, where he was responsible for all operational facets of the organization. Prior to Motivano, John served as the Director of Solution/Service Delivery at WildCard Systems (from 1999-2006), the pioneer in prepaid card issuance and processing. John was instrumental in the growth and success of the company, spearheading efforts in areas of customer service, process improvement, strategic planning, and solution development. John worked extensively with the executive leadership team in support of key client relationships and revenue/budget initiatives in advance of WildCard Systems acquisition by eFunds in 2005.
John received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (’94) and an MBA in Decision Information Systems/Competitive Strategy (’99) from the University of Florida.
Along with his wife Sarah and two children, John enjoys organic gardening, camping, fishing and wildlife rescue/rehabilitation. John is an active community volunteer, serving on the Board of Directors/Treasurer for a local Charter School and is part of the wildlife rescue/rehab team at Owls Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife.
Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer at ClearGage, Rashawn is responsible for jumpstarting short-term and long-term growth initiatives and overseeing the company’s sales, marketing, and business development departments.
Rashawn brings 14 years of experience in sales and business development in the healthcare industry. Prior to ClearGage, Allen spent the first 12 years at the revenue cycle management company, Navicure holding multiple leadership positions where he was a key player in increasing revenue from $6 million in 2005 to $100 million in 2016. He most recently served as National Vice President of Channel Development for Waystar’s (formally Navicure & Zirmed). For 2 years he was responsible for implementing strategies to expand the company’s partner network and improving partner relations through programs to drive adoption and sales.
Rashawn received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Emory University and was team captain of the University’s basketball team.
Chief Technology Officer
As the Chief Technology Officer at ClearGage and a member of the ClearGage team since 2011, Jim is responsible for all aspects of the company’s technical infrastructure, information security, and software development.
Jim brings over 20 years of experience in the payments, financial services, web application development and gaming technologies. Having worked in almost every facet of IT, Jim brings a unique perspective to ClearGage, ranging from software development, hardware design, multi-tier server infrastructure and information security.
Prior to joining ClearGage, from 2007-2011, Jim was the Senior Architect and Security Officer with Caxiam Group, a boutique software application development company. From 2002-2006, Jim worked for Electronic Arts where he served as the technical lead for the central online team responsible for bringing Xbox Live to EA Sports. From 2001-2002, Jim worked as a senior software developer at WildCard Systems, delivering reliable, secure and scalable prepaid payment card programs for Bank of America, CitiBank, and Wells Fargo.
Prior to WildCard Systems, Jim served 11 years in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power Program, graduating top in his class in the most rigorous academic program available at the time.
Jim carries both a CISSP and HCISPP certification.
K. Travis Berry
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Travis Berry is ClearGage’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. He serves on the company’s executive team and oversees all legal affairs, including corporate and regulatory compliance. Travis joined ClearGage in May of 2017 from Sage, a global technology firm listed on the FTSE 100. At Sage, he served from 2008 to 2017 as Senior Corporate Counsel where he was responsible for advising on legal matters involving Sage’s North America payments, payroll and software divisions. Prior to joining Sage, Travis worked from 2005 to 2008 as a litigator for a regional law firm, and from 2000 to 2005 as an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the Florida Attorney General’s Office. While serving as an Assistant Attorney General, he was responsible for investigating and litigating against corporate entities for civil violations of Florida’s consumer protection laws.
Travis is a Florida native and received his B.A. from the University of Florida in 1994 and his J.D./M.B.A from the Stetson University College of Law in 2000. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2000. Travis is an active member in the community and serves on the Board of Trustees for AMIkids Tampa.
VP Sales Operations
In her role as Vice President of Sales Operations, Priscilla supports and develops sales team effectiveness to drive growth initiatives. With over 13 years of sales experience in the healthcare industry, Priscilla spent 11 years at the revenue cycle management company, Navicure, and most recently served as Regional Head of Client Development at Force Therapeutics.
Priscilla holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Miami (FL) and Master’s from Georgia Tech in Biomedical Engineering. She lives in Coral Gables, FL with her husband and two dogs where they love to spend time out on the water or at Miami Hurricanes sporting events.
VP of Risk & Underwriting
In her role as VP of Risk & Underwriting, Brittany is responsible for managing ClearGage’s Credit Card Fraud Loss Prevention, Factor Loss Prevention, Association Compliance, Credit, and Collections. She joined the ClearGage team in 2018.
Brittany is an accomplished risk officer with over 18 years’ experience in financial services in the areas of Underwriting, Risk, Collections, and Operations. She has held key management positions with payment processors and has extensive background in developing and improving controls, governance, and efficiency of operational processes. Over the years she has successfully implemented practical solutions to complex operational problems while advancing long term agendas.
Brittany has two daughters and enjoys spending time with family and friends and being actively involved in her children’s schools and sports activities.
Director of Training
In her role as Director of Marketing, Christine is responsible for all ClearGage strategic and tactical marketing initiatives for the sales, business development, partner and customer business channels. She joined the ClearGage team in 2015.
Christine has over 25 years’ experience in software/SaaS marketing, client services, international call center management and operations. She held key management positions with a software development and marketing company and in the international sales division of the rental car industry.
Christine holds an MBA and BS in Management from National-Louis University. She is involved in several local technology groups and local charity organizations. Christine is happily married and enjoys tennis, travel and hosting family events.
Director of Human Resources
Jodi McCarty is an accomplished Human Resources professional with over twenty years of business experience. Most recently Jodi served as Human Resources and Development Consultant for the Network for Strong Communities, a St. Louis based nonprofit organization.
Jodi has held several positions with increasing responsibilities over the years with high growth organizations. She owned her own business in South Florida and spent over 15 years in Human Resources with Olsten/Adecco, WildCard Systems/eFunds and Nationwide Home Loans/Complete Title Solutions. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University and her Master of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis. She has earned certifications as a Senior Professional of Human Resources and is also a Certified Staffing Professional.
Jodi is committed to serving the community with involvement in many nonprofit organizations including board of directors’ positions, fundraising and special events. She also has been a crisis foster parent and serves as a guest speaker and media spokesperson. In her free time, Jodi loves spending time with her husband, their three daughters and all of their activities including Girl Scouts, choir, theater and soccer. The McCarty family loves to travel and explore the country, especially when they can bring “Mr. Biggs”, their dog, along for the adventures!
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