InformedDNA Leadership Team
We Bring Genetic Counseling to You
InformedDNA's leadership team is devoted to provide expert recommendations grounded on best available evidence to ensure that high-quality, cost-effective genetic testing is requested and/or approved, thus improving clinical and financial outcomes for health plans and their members.
David Patrick Nixon
Chief Executive Officer
David brings 23 years of healthcare experience and a record of entrepreneurial leadership to his role as CEO of InformedDNA. Since joining InformedDNA in 2007, David has led the company’s transformation from the premier national genetic counseling provider network to becoming the first-mover in the rapidly growing field of genetic testing utilization management. InformedDNA is now the leading genetic benefits management organization; working with national and regional health plans as well as hospitals and health systems throughout the US to ensure patients have convenient access to genetic services and providers are able to work with genetic specialists for genetic testing decision support.
President & Chief
Dr. Rebecca Sutphen has broad clinical and molecular genetics expertise in conditions affecting both adults and children. She is among the few individuals certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical genetics, molecular genetics and cytogenetics. Rebecca previously served as director of Clinical Genetics for Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. She is also an experienced researcher in genomics & proteomics and has been funded by the American Cancer Society, the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health. Rebecca has received numerous awards and honors, including being named to "Florida's Super Doctors," "America's Top Doctors for Cancer," and "Best Doctors in America," as well as the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines Panel, which sets the standard-of-care for genetics and familial cancer screening.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul Phillips has broad financial and accounting experience in the healthcare industry. Previously Paul served as Chief Financial Officer of UnitedHealthcare Student Resources, the nation’s largest provider of health insurance products to the student market. Paul advised 5/3 Bank on healthcare banking opportunities, worked in investment banking with Raymond James, and was Vice President-Finance for HealthPlan Holdings, the nation's largest privately held services organization providing business process outsourcing and distribution support to fully insured health plans, insurance companies and unions. He holds B.S.J, B.Acc. and M.Acc. degrees from the University of Florida.
Chief Growth Officer
Mike Roach has more than 30 years of experience as a healthcare executive. Mike is responsible for leading InformedDNA’s growth initiatives across all areas of the business. Most recently, Mike served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development for IPG, Inc. Mike has worked in a leadership capacity for some of the leading health plans including Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Anthem subsidiary (Resolution Health) and health service companies supporting health plans. These solutions focused on member engagement, disease management, value based reimbursement, health plan employer & government sectors, etc. This vast experience gives him a unique perspective in how best to engage the healthcare industry as a whole and understands the needs of both the payer and the provider. Mike has been asked previously to share best in class solutions at industry conferences directed at health plans, benefit and management consultants and large employers. He holds a B.A. from Minnesota State University. .
Chief Operations Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Lee Fowinkle manages the technology infrastructure for InformedDNA, ensuring that InformedDNA’s network of genetic counselors have the optimal resources to allow them to work together seamlessly and provide patients with a top notch clinical experience. Prior to joining InformedDNA, Fowinkle spent more than 20 years leading software engineering teams in the design and development of modern commercial technology solutions for industry leaders such as McKesson, GE Healthcare and Homecare Homebase. Products that Fowinkle has directed and designed have received numerous awards and certifications including Best in KLAS-Ambulatory Practice Management, TEPR's Best Practice Management Solution award and three MS-HUG Healthcare Innovation awards. He holds a BS of Computer Science degree from Texas A&M University.
Andrew Raheb, CPA
Senior Vice President, Finance
Andrew Raheb is a seasoned financial officer with 19 years of experience in corporate finance. Andrew is responsible for managing all aspects of InformedDNA’s financial planning, forecasting, and reporting. He joined InformedDNA from Plasma-Therm, a U.S. manufacturer of advanced plasma processing equipment. He also supported merger and acquisition activities and transaction review of a management buyout and acquisition of an international subsidiary. Prior to his promotion as CFO in 2007, Andrew worked as controller in Plasma-Therm’s St. Petersburg office. Andrew holds a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of South Florida and is a certified public accountant. Andrew is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.
MPH, MS, CGC
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services
Jana Pruski-Clark provides oversight and management for all of InformedDNA's clinical specialty teams. Jana works very closely with each of the specialty team leaders to ensure that quality standards in clinical practice are met and consistently performed. Jana's primary clinical experience is in the area of cancer genetics. Jana earned a bachelor's degree with a dual major in math and biology from Mount Holyoke College, a master of public health degree in epidemiology from the University of Washington and a master of science degree in human genetics from Sarah Lawrence College. Jana serves on the scientific advisory board for FORCE.
Amber Trivedi, M.S., CGC
Senior Vice President, Market Development & Innovation
Amber Trivedi manages InformedDNA's client relationship and business development programs, which are committed to providing independent and unbiased genetics expertise with effortless implementation. Amber also leads InformedDNA's genetics educational initiatives for physicians and patients. She comes to InformedDNA from the Northwestern Ovarian Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program and the Division of Reproductive Genetics at Northwestern University. She was formerly a breast cancer researcher at UCLA and Northwestern University. Amber earned her bachelor's degree in behavioral biology from the Johns Hopkins University and her master's degree in genetic counseling from Northwestern University. She serves on the Expert Panel for Bright Pink, a national non-profit organization that provides support to young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.