We’ve set out on a bold mission – to make healthcare more transparent and affordable for all. By offering the latest treatment estimation, patient financing and payments technology, we aim to empower providers to deliver the financial experience that patients want and deserve.
ClearGage vision was conceived on a bar napkin in Tampa, FL
Launched PaymentAccelerator with treatment estimation, in house payment plans and point of sale payments
Launched online payments and added patient collections to in house payment plans offering
Launched original patient financing program with receivable factoring
Launched AutoPay with AOF offering for integrated partners
Launched patient scoring model to enhance receivable factoring
Launched real time insurance eligibility and rules engine for treatment estimation
Became a registered payment facilitator
Launched QuickPay to enhance online payments offering
Launched text and email communication capabilities with ClearConnect
Launched the next generation patient financing program, ClearGage Financing
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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.
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.
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.
Dustin Millsaps is a financial services leader with a strong background in operational strategy and process design, operations technology and analytics. Dustin has more than 25 years of experience leading global financial services organizations, delivering world-class solutions for customer care and collections.
He discovered his passion for technology while being a call center agent working toward a technology degree and has been building solutions ever since. Dustin has a diverse background having managed a wide variety of operations in financial services, healthcare, utilities, telecommunication, fintech and government verticals. Dustin started his career as an Operations Leader at Citibank and Regions. He later joined IBM and managed large scale outsourcing operations at IBM and Concentrix and grew the collections business to more than 2,500 seats. Most recently, he worked for the fintech company Elevate Financial, where he led the transformation of operational policy and procedures and implemented platforms to improve the customer journey via omni channel strategies and designed tools to help customers stay on track with payments. He is a passionate leader, who loves working side-by-side with all members of his team, collaborating to solve problems and continuously improving for customers and employees.
In his spare time, Dustin loves working out and training for power lifting. Dustin has a wide variety of interests and hobbies and loves anything outdoors. He also loves spending time in the mountains or on a beach with his family.
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.
Jodi McCarty is an accomplished Human Resources professional with over 20 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!