Chris Hendriksen, CEO of VRI is at his best when he’s solving problems, building companies, and changing the way healthcare is delivered. At VRI, Chris is committed to building a passionate culture of care and heroic customer service while rapidly growing the company to serve new clients and partners. Prior to joining VRI, Chris co-founded Blue Canyon Capital, a private investment firm designed to help existing companies grow to the next level. Prior to Blue Canyon, Chris worked for Thayer Capital Partners, William Blair & Company and PROTRADE. Chris received his MBA from Stanford University and a BBA from the University of Notre Dame. Chris is originally from Chicago, but has transplanted to Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife (Suzy), his son (Daniel), his daughter (Audrey) and their energetic Labrador retriever (Bailey). Chris spends his free time enjoying the simple things in life -- exploring new destinations, teaching classic movie quotes to his kids, and finding a hammock wherever he can.
Jason Anderson, President of VRI is responsible for all operational aspects of the business. Most recently, Jason provided consulting services to national medical equipment and pharmaceutical companies. Prior to that, Jason spent many years at Pacific Pulmonary Services where he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Field Operations. Jason was a member of the executive team that grew the company from a small, regional health care service provider into a national durable medical equipment provider. Jason also served as Assistant Deputy Mayor for the City of Los Angeles, prior to the health care industry. Jason received his MBA from Stanford University and his BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Dan Vogel, CFO, is responsible for VRI’s contract management, regulatory affairs, financial reporting, treasury, tax, investor and banking relationships, budgeting, project management, and legal operations. Dan has more than 11 years of healthcare services experience, including working with physician groups and other healthcare providers, and over 30 years of experience working with several leading organizations. Prior to joining VRI in 2014, Dan was the Director of Finance at Cincom Systems, Inc. (international mission-critical software provider), CFO of Calver Fund, Inc. (healthcare services focused private equity firm), and VP, CFO, and Chief Administrative Officer of DVI, Inc. (publicly-traded healthcare provider and lending concern). Dan also held positions as the Controller of Amplicon, Inc. and Senior Accountant at Price Waterhouse and has served as a Board of Directors member for several organizations. He received his MBA in Finance from the California State University, Long Beach and his BBA in Accounting from the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. Dan is also a CPA (inactive) in both Ohio and California.
Matt Friedersdorf, Vice President Strategy & Planning, is responsible for strategic planning and analysis, forecasting and driving cross-functional initiatives. Prior to VRI, Matt worked for Landor Associates, Trillium Health Care Products, F+W and Hasbro. Matt has provided leadership across various functions and industries, consistently building strong relationships, improving processes, driving change and delivering results. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Matt received his BS in Finance and Multinational Business from Florida State University.
John Ferrara, Vice President of IT, is responsible for all the infrastructure and application development teams. John is a Certified Lean Facilitator with extensive experience in synergizing companywide goals using innovative technical solutions. His responsibilities at VRI will include analyzing and improving processes to enhance IT systems and dashboard reporting for all teams. John holds his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering with a minor in Forensic Science from Saint Louis University.
Bonnie Cordoza, Vice President of Customer Care and Revenue Cycle Management, is responsible for all aspects of our Customer Care and Revenue Cycle Management teams. Bonnie has worked in the healthcare industry for over 30 years and has considerable experience managing both revenue cycles and customer care teams. She will be responsible for reviewing and improving VRI’s financial systems and streamlining our processes to increase customer satisfaction. Bonnie holds her AAGS degree from the University of Phoenix.
John Mach, Board of Directors of VRI, Chief Medical Officer of Evolent Health, John’s appointment to VRI Board of Directors brings specialized knowledge of geriatrics, managed care, Medicare Advantage and Special Needs Plans, integrated long-term Medicaid, nursing home care, chronic illness, and home care experience to the board.
John is presently a member of the Board of Directors for Careticker and The John A Hartford Foundation. John began his career as a primary care physician, specialized in geriatrics research as Medical Director/GRECC for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, served as CMO for XLHealth and President Complex Care Management of Univita Health Inc. Additionally, John served as CEO of Evercare Division (Medicare Special Needs and Long Term Care Medicaid) and CMO of Ovations business segment (Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Supplement) at UnitedHealth Group.