Meet the Team

Gary Mendoza
CEO & Founder
Gary Mendoza’s contributions to the healthcare landscape include the organizational architecture for provider systems taking global capitation, the cornerstone of the California Department of Managed Health Care’s consumer protection efforts, The California Endowment and the California Healthcare Foundation.  

Gary served as Los Angeles Deputy Mayor and is a Yale Law School graduate. He recognizes the operational imperative to identify, secure and maintain aligned interests and has honed an ability to navigate complicated healthcare policy and political environments.
Matt Kristin
CTO & Co-founder
During his 34 years of IT/HIT experience, Matt Kristin has successfully operated in different organizational settings with different data systems tackling difficult problems and delivered IT-driven solutions to payers, hospitals, EMS systems, clinical research teams, health information exchanges, federal and state governments and telecom/mobile providers.  Matt can see how to align technologies that drive innovation and has the design and development skills to make it happen.
Ed Cymerys
Advisory Board
Ed Cymerys served as Blue Shield of California’s Chief Actuary until retirement.  He is now a valued advisor to a number of healthcare startups.  Ed has helped Health eWay build the actuarial implications of preferred patient outcomes into our path forward.
Ross Donaldson
Advisory Board
Ross Donaldson is a triple-board certified practicing ER physician and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at UCLA Medical School.  He brings a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the ambulance and the ER.
Brooks Dexter
Advisory Board
For more than 30 years, Brooks Dexter has helped businesses leverage capital markets to secure core business objectives. Brooks is a managing director in Duff & Phelps’ Los Angeles office and leads the firm’s healthcare M&A practice.