Employee Bios

Thanks for stopping by to find out more about who we are! Below you’ll find all of our employee bios.

Brian Biddulph-Krentar | CEO

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Brian joins Magnus Health with 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, and specifically the last 8 years working with student health software. Brian was the CEO of CareFlow Student Health Records before Magnus acquired CareFlow, and he became the CEO of Magnus Health.

Before Magnus Health and CareFlow, Brian started a healthcare consulting company that focused on implementing technology solutions in hospitals (HIT Consulting Services) and a healthcare software company focused on improving communication between hospitals, physicians, and patients (Notifi Health). Brian is passionate about health care and is excited to help shape the direction of student care.

Brian really loves playing sports and exercising, and you can almost always find him in the gym or at the park, and he’ll probably be wearing orange! He plays soccer a few times a week and tries to get the Magnus team out for a pickup basketball game after work! Brian adores his wife and two children.

Inese Hoover | Director of Marketing

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Inese is a seasoned Marketing professional with over 10 years of digital marketing experience who excels in developing strategies and creative marketing campaigns. She has a broad expertise with web development and content management, marketing automation, and CRM tools. Inese has worked in a variety of industries, more recently managing digital communications for Altra Industrial Motion, Cree, and Patheon.

Inese joined the Magnus marketing team in 2016. As the Director of Marketing, her goal is to ensure that every school in the US learns about our student medical record management software, which creates a healthier and safer environment for the K-12 and college students!

Inese was born in Riga, Latvia, but spent most of her adult life in the Chicago area. She earned a Business degree from Millikin University in Decatur, IL. Inese likes to travel and is an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan! Her family spends countless hours at the rinks in Raleigh and around the country with their son who plays AA travel hockey.

Dino Skerlos | Director of Sales

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As the Director of Sales, Dino’s main focus is to establish and develop annual actions plans to expand the Magnus clients base, while helping to build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships. He grew up in Chicago and is a Roosevelt University alumni. After attending RU, Dino went right into sales as an insurance agent and has since been a contributor to the growth of three startups.

In his downtime, he spends time with his wife and three kids and playing golf. When he’s not on the course he can be found out in the yard chipping balls into a garbage can lid. The whole family are huge Chicago sports fans particularly the Blackhawks and Cubs.

Ian Panulla | Director of Engineering

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Ian is the “IT coder guy” and if the world ever runs out of coffee, Ian is to blame. He is originally from State College, where he attended South Hills College of Business and Technology. He started working for Brian at his first company as a developer, and later became the architect of the CareFlow software.

Even after he moved to West Chester, Ian has still remained an avid Penn State Football fan! Ian adores his wife, and two black labs. He enjoys the outdoors, including softball, and taking his dogs, Bailey and Jake, out on hikes.

Rich | Client Success Specialist

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Rich started working in the healthcare industry in college, working at a surgery center managing medical records and has been with CareFlow EMR since the early years, balancing responsibilities across several departments of the company. He is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to the Magnus team, and is especially looking forward to transitioning CareFlow clients into the new upcoming “Super Software” resulting from the merge.

Born in Hawaii, where his family still lives, Rich has spent most of his life on the East Coast in Pennsylvania. He attended Arizona State and Pennsylvania State Universities, and then settled in West Chester. Rich considers himself a nature freak.

He loves sports, specifically soccer, as he was the captain of the soccer team for multiple years in college. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, surfing, fishing, and thinks the more time spent in nature, the better!

Vanessa | HR Manager

vanessaVanessa is from Cary, NC and went just down the road for college at NCSU, where she studied Spanish. While in college, Vanessa joined Broadreach, a company that leads international academic and adventure programs for teens. Vanessa is Magnus’ Human Resources Manager, but she also owns her own photography business and loves being a part of people’s wedding days.

Her favorite things about Magnus are that she feels like she learns something new everyday and the option to wear yoga pants to work. Vanessa is the proud mother of two pups, Piper and Charlie. She gets really overly attached to book characters, and loves running, reading, and doing yoga.

Paul | Senior Systems Administrator

paulPaul holds a Masters of Engineering in Microelectronics and Software Engineering from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Before taking on the role of Magnus System Administrator, Paul worked as an IT Technician for Erie Management Group. Originally from Nottingham, England, Paul relocated to Raleigh, NC after having lived in Erie, PA. Before coming to Magnus he volunteered for two years at a Bird of Prey rehabilitation center, where he was able to help care for and re-release wild Bald Eagles, Red-Tail Hawks, and Great Horned Owls. He is an avid reader of Celtic and Norse mythology, and he considers electronics and microprocessor programming to be hobbies.

Sallie | Controller

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Sallie achieved her dream of becoming a certified dork as she recently earned her CPA license. She is a native Chapel Hillian (bet you thought there were none!). She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan Flagler Business School, where she received a bachelor in business administration and a master of accounting. Sallie is the holder of Magnus’ money and is the on-site resident contract guru.

On a daily basis she works closely with the sales and marketing teams to grow Magnus Health. She’s excited that she will be able to wear flip flops to work because it pains her to wear closed-toe shoes as a Southern Girl.

To help with her dork cred, Sallie likes to knit, and has knitted many things including sweaters and baby hats. Sallie claims that her spirit animal is a 90 year old man and adores playing with her adorable nephews. Something interesting about Sallie is that she has an advanced open water diving certification!

Candice | Operations Coordinator

candiceCandice is a lady of many interests and has a varied, fascinating background. She was born in Nebraska and raised in northern Virginia. She went to Art school in Utica, NY at the Pratt Institute, and then finished her degree at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia with a BFA in Photography. Her past work experiences include an internship with the Central Intelligence Agency in office administration, working shipment and merchandising for Gap Inc in Savannah, GA and filing taxes for household employers.

As the Operations Coordinator Candice serves as the Salesforce Administrator with a dash of Financial data entry as well as tasks involving Office Administration.

In her free time, Candice enjoys horror movies, running half marathons and playing pinball at the local barcade. Like some other Magnus folks, she loves her coworkers and believes life is better with bacon in it. She has a fear of needles but has five tattoos!

Deidra | Help Desk Manager

deidraDeidra is a busy lady, always has been. She grew up in a small town in, NC with a very close-knit family. Her work history is wide and varied, from road construction, to a live-in group home manager, and Dietary Clerk for a hometown hospital. She holds a NC Medication Administration Certification, an Associate’s in Arts, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

At Magnus, Deidra is the Help Desk Manager and the Texas Review Program Coordinator. She enjoys multitasking as she manages 2 team within the company, manages all Texas accounts, attends recruiting events and completes 1-1 training with new hires.

She also enjoys meeting new people, exploring the city, and spending time with family and friends. If you need a stick of gum or a mint, find Deidra because she’s always armed with the tools to combat bad breath. You’ll also find Deidra has a talent for making others comfortable after just one conversation.

Jon | Client OnBoarding Manager

jonJon grew up in Central New York and earned his Bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Buffalo State College. In 2003, Jon moved to North Carolina where he now lives with his wife and his 2 children. He joins the Magnus family with over 20+ years of customer service experience from several fields including Finance, Energy Analytics and Employee Benefits.

As the Client Onboarding Manager Jon leads a team of implementation experts that are responsible for the onboarding and implementation of new clients and their software needs.

When he is not at work Jon coaches his son’s football team and creating arts and crafts with his daughter and for the past 20 years, he has gone back to his hometown on Labor Day weekend to participate in a golf tournament and family reunion.

Martika | Regional Manager & Privacy Advocate

martikaMartika graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from North Carolina State University in 2013 and received her MBA in 2016. As a part of the Client Success team, Martika is the Privacy and Case Manager.

Martika enjoys the environment here because everyone brings something different to the table, making work a lot of fun. Away from work, Martika enjoys hanging out with friends and family, cooking, and traveling.

Jazmine | Customer Relationship Manager

jazmineAfter graduating from West Liberty University in 2013 , Jazmine relocated to North Carolina. As a member of the Client Services team, her responsibilities include high ticket items, training current clients, and helping our current clients with additional feature setup.

Jazmine says her favorite thing about Magnus is how everyone works so closely to achieve the same goals and how everyone is always helpful when you have a question. Look out Ravens’ fans, Jazmine here is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan who is obsessed with anything and everything Pittsburgh sports related.

In her downtime, she is an avid shopper who loves to try new recipes she finds on Pinterest, attending different sporting events and going to the movies.

Nick | Customer Relationship Manager

nickRaleigh native Nick White graduated from Leesville Road High School and is currently working on earning his degree in Business and Communications. As a member of the Client Services team Nick works to ensure that client accounts are setup for use and client inquiries are answered effectively.

Basically, Nick is the guy behind the curtain, making sure that all implementation managers have the support and resources they need to have a smooth account launch.

In his free time, Nick enjoys writing, reading and taking road trips. He says there is nothing like taking a random Saturday and enjoying the beaches of North Carolina.

Kerri | Client Success Specialist

kerriA true Pennsylvania native, Kerri was born in Doylestown PA as the 2nd of 5 children and graduated from West Chester University in 2016 with a double degree in Marketing and Management. She started working for CareFlow, before it was acquired by Magnus, as an intern and is now a full time team member here at Magnus.

She says her favorite part about Magnus is her wonderful colleagues and awesome work environment. Her main duties as a Client Success Specialist are working with clients to ensure they are getting the most value out of their accounts and setting them up on a road to triumph! Some of Kerri’s interests are traveling, enjoying the outdoors, spending time with family and most importantly her two Boston Terriers, Sammi and Buca!

Rachael | Client Success Specialist

rachaelRachael started at Magnus as a Nurse Reviewer in 2015 but has since moved over to the Client Services team. As a Client Success Specialist, she helps oversee the nurse reviewer process and work with clients to ensure service satisfaction.

Being that she has a unique knowledge of health care records, immunizations and medications she can work closely with the dev team as they adapt and create the product, allowing her to advocate for school staff who utilize Magnus.

In her free time, she spends time with her high school sweetheart and their 3 children and 2 poodles.

Carly | Client Onboarding Specialist

carlyCarly grew up as a suburbanite in Philadelphia and studied Exercise Science at West Chester University. As an Onboarding Specialist, she works hard to make sure that everything runs smoothly when a new client is implementing the Magnus system.

Carly loves the beach, having spent summers at the New Jersey shore with her girlfriends. She loves her dogs, family, and is the oldest of three kids. She played the violin from 3rd grade up until her senior year! She made her sister carry the violin in and out of school for her to prevent her from looking like a nerd! Her as well as 25 students were picked from the senior class to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2010.

She and her family have been going to the annual Mummers Parade held on New Year’s Day in Philadelphia for the past 15+; a tradition she still continues today. She loves exercise, warm weather, meeting new people, and trying new restaurants!

Joey | Client OnBoarding Specialist

nickAs a member of the Client Services team, Joey is a Client Onboarding Specialist. He plays a vital role in the onboarding, training, and technical issues during the implementation process for new clients

In his free time he enjoys spending time with his highschool sweetheart and their 2 sons. He loves watching and participating in just about any and all sports, having recently taken up disc golf!

Chris | Client Services Specialist

chrisOn the “front line” of the Client Services Team, Chris is a Client Services Specialist. He works to provide support for school clients and responds to new incoming cases from school nurses and admins using Magnus software. He started out as a seasonal Help Desk Representative but quickly transitioned into his full time position with Client Services.

Chris grew up in the South suburbs of Chicago before making the move to North Carolina and has been an NC State alum since 2017. When he’s not at Magnus, Chris is all about recreational sports. As a member of the Triangle Basketball Officials Association, he has worked in a number of roles for various rec leagues including College Club Basketball and National Flag Football.

Kelsey | Client Support Assistant

kelseyOriginally from Garner, NC Kelsey attended East Carolina University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Management. In addition, she is currently pursuing a Master’s Health Information Management Certificate.

Being a member of the Client Services team means that Kelsey has the opportunity to assist school nurses with anything they need in regards to their school’s account. Her favorite thing about Magnus is the relaxed and open atmosphere.

When she is not working on school assignments or assisting Magnus customers Kelsey is either spending time with her family and friends or taking a relaxing break to catch up on her favorite tv shows.

Jamie | Client Support Intern

jamieBefore joining Magnus she worked with various grassroots organizations including election campaigns and mentoring programs for special needs children and young adults.

At Magnus, Jamie works with the Client Services team and she loves the work environment. As she put it, “I enjoy the fluid nucleus of my belonging department, we as a team help each other grow both professionally and personally.” Jamie is a middle child and has a twin brother, James.

She enjoys traveling, trying new dishes (especially spicy ones) from around the world, and says that dark chocolate and/or coffee every single day is a MUST.

Melany | Account Executive

melanyMelany was born and raised in the Research Triangle Park area of NC which has a longstanding reputation as being a hub for technology companies. Melany began her career at IBM working in various domestic and global sales roles across multiple verticals. Ready for a change focused on improving lives of students, she joined Magnus in 2013. At Magnus, she specializes in growing our client base across the country and emerging international markets.

Although she’s played soccer all her life, and was recruited to play in college, Melany’s most humbling and amazing experience was carrying the Olympic torch. Outside of Olympic and work endeavors, Melany loves ethnic food (the spicier the better) and English and American football. She pulls for the Liverpool, Tottenham, Seattle Seahawks and NCSU Wolfpack, but thinks it’s important to note that tailgating is also a sport.

Janet | Account Executive

janetFamily is super important to Janet, she is very close with her family, friends, and especially her son who is her heart and soul. She also has two dogs, one is a toy poodle named Oscar, and a Chihuahua name PeWee, plus a cat named Oreo. She comes from Princeton, NC, attended Barton College, and previously worked in broadcast radio, and joins Magnus as an Account Executive.

Janet loves to sing, even though she can’t learn the lyrics to songs to save her life. She’s been a loyal Britney Spears fan since 1998. “Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose” is Janet’s favorite TV quote EVER! Oh, and if you ever have any questions about the Real Housewives franchise, ask Janet.

Nicole | Account Executive

nicoleNicole joins the Magnus team with over 7 years of experience in sales, with 3 in the healthcare SAAS space. She loves the challenge of Sales and educating people on technology that will better their lives. Sometimes she tries using sales tactics on her husband and unfortunately most of the time he recognizes that!

She loves the outdoors, hiking, exploring, camping, running and yoga. Most of all she enjoys spending time with her family which includes her whole world, her one year old daughter!

Amber | Account Executive

amberhBorn and raised in Pennsylvania, Amber was recruited to play soccer at West Chester University, where she studied Peace and Conflict along with Communications. Upon graduating, Amber spent time living and working as a reporter in San Francisco. Shortly thereafter, she started her career at CareFlow, primarily focused on sales.

After several years of the bi-coastal life, Amber returned to San Francisco, where she currently resides. Amber loves music, fermented smashed grapes and painting… often times combining all three. She loves yoga, food at any time of the day, and being outdoors.

Wesley | Account Executive

wesleyWesley brings over 17 years of sales and account management experience to the Magnus team and works hard to show schools how Magnus can solve those tough pain points that come with managing student health forms.

He graduate from CA State University Fullerton in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and, in another life, made his living as a stunt performer (a fact that he hopes you don’t expect him to demonstrate). Wesley loves spending quality time with his beautiful wife and their 3 children.

Erica | Business Development Representative

ericaA small town girl from Brownsburg, IN, Erica relocated to Raleigh in 2017. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Movement and Health Science Education from Butler University and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Public Health.

When she’s not helping the Sales team build their pipeline, Erica is exploring local restaurants and spending time with her furbaby Zuzu.

Morgan | Business Development Representative

morganA Southern girl at heart, Morgan joins the Magnus family as a Business Development Rep. Her main focus is on building and establishing strong business relationships for our Sales team. Thankfully, she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from UNCW!

In her downtime, Morgan loves the beach and is a mega Criminal Minds fan.

Marlene | Digital Marketing Specialist

marleneBorn and raised in Central New Jersey, Marlene moved to Pennsylvania to attend West Chester University, where she graduated with honors. Marlene has experience working in many fields, but she brings her background of working in schools, knowledge of healthcare and technology into the Magnus Marketing department as our Digital Marketing Specialist.

Marlene is a pug-mom to Ellie, loves to shop for home decor, and also enjoys snowboarding and the beach.

Christina | Content Marketing Specialist

christinaChristina is a Sherlock fan who does content marketing, in that order. A Peace College alumna, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a second Bachelor’s degree in English. As a member of the Marketing team, she is responsible for the research and development of content for email campaigns, the website, internal Magnus, occasionally press releases and blog postings. Pretty much if it’s written, there is a good chance that she is the one who wrote it.

Christina is obsessed with all things horticulture and can name a plant to help just about any health issue.

Maria | Records Manager

mariaAs a member of the Records team, Maria’s main duties include processing incoming health records and assisting the Help Desk and Client services team.

Originally from Argentina, she came to the US when she was 5. She is a huge football fan, especially the NC State Wolfpack! In her free time she enjoys participating in races and cooking.

Amber | Help Desk Agent Level 2

amberpAmber was born in Las Vegas but, as the child of a father in the Air Force, she moved around quite often. She even spent 4 years living in England as a child. She graduated high school from Piney Woods, a Mississippi boarding school in 2006 and is currently a pre-nursing major at Wake Tech, with the hopes of becoming a Registered Nurse.

As a bona-fide member of the Help Desk team and of “team whisper”, Amber’s daily tasks include answering parent and student phone calls, along with responding to emails and chats.

She says that the best thing about Magnus is the comfortable atmosphere. In her free time Amber spends quality time with her son Seven.

Delveyonika | Help Desk Agent Level 2

amberpNika is a Level II Help Desk Agent and works hard everyday to help parents and students with their Magnus accounts. If you’ve got a question Nika can get you the answer! Additionally, she helps provide training for the other Help Desk team members.

As one of the only North Carolinians that is not a Panthers fan, Nika likes to spend her free time with family, including all nine of her nieces and nephews, and attending school for her Masters in Forensic Psychology. Basically, she can identify your problem and then help you solve it (within Magnus of course!).

Kevin | Jr. Software Engineer

kevinKevin came to Raleigh by way of Ottawa, Canada, at the age of four. In 2015 he graduated from NCSU with his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. His day-to-day job responsibilities include fixing software bugs, making the Magnus site run smoother and developing creative ways to make future improvements to the website’s functionality.

Kevin rides his motorcycle to work every day rain or shine and hasn’t owned a car in 5 years (something he couldn’t be happier about). Some of his favorite pastimes are rock climbing and craft beers.

Ben | Java Engineer

benAfter graduating from Springfield Township High School in PA, Ben went on to attend Drexel University and is now currently a Junior Developer 1 here at Magnus. Ben’s daily tasks include bug fixes and making sure that the software works appropriately.

Something interesting that you might not know about Ben is that when he was younger he trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and sometimes in his spare time he likes to write fiction.

Ed | Lead Product Analyst

edEd grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, giving him the chance to enjoy the outdoors and all the city has to offer. After graduating high school, he attended The Art Institute of Philadelphia to earn a degree in Culinary Arts. Shortly after, Ed relocated to California where he worked as a Sous Chef at two of the state’s most prestigious country clubs. After a number of adventures and 10 years working in French styled kitchens, Ed decided to pursue his passion for technology and earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from West Chester University, with a concentration in Computer Security.

He earned two NSA security certifications while attending school. After graduation, he joined the CareFlow team in a support role, and added Account Management, front-end web development, template development, and ms-sql database work to his daily duties. Now with the Magnus Product team, Ed works with specific project teams, including engineering and user experience teams, to capture requirements and develop both functional and design specifications. In addition, he analyzes best practices, existing workflows, and stakeholder feedback. Ed has always been, and always will be, a huge fan of the outdoors.

He loves growing fruits and vegetables from spring to late fall and even grows herbs, peppers, and lettuce indoors during the winter. He is an adventurer and avid camper. Ed is also a HUGE live music fan, attending concerts quite frequently. Having grown up and spent most of his time in the Philadelphia area, it is only natural that Ed is an Eagles and Flyers fan. It also goes without saying that he is not a fan of some other teams…. (cough cough) Oh, and did I mention that Ed LOVES to cook? Being a French trained chef does have its perks!

Wardell | IT Administrator

wardellAn ECPI graduate in Network Security, Wardell is the IT Administrator here at Magnus. His main responsibilities include: assisting fellow staff with system issues, equipment repair and user admin.

Wardell’s hobbies include watching Anime and gaming. I guess you could say he’s a manga Anime fan…

Shalina | Quality Assurance Analyst

shalinaOriginally from Bangladesh, Shalina graduated with her masters from Dhaka University. Prior to Magnus she worked for a leading mobile company Grameenphone. Soon afterwards, she and her husband both came to the US and Shalina began working for Didonai LLC, Merck.

As a Quality Assurance Analyst Shalina’s daily tasks include creating and executing Regression Test suites for retesting the unchanged parts of the application to ensure whether previous functionality of application is working fine and new changes have not introduced any new bugs. Reviewing new features and enhancements are going to implemented to the system, creating Test Plan based on new features and enhancements requirements. Executing Test Plan to ensure that functionality works as expected and meets customer expectations.

She enjoys spending time with her family. She loves gardening to grow vegetables and flowers. During spring, summer and fall time she likes to go out for fishing. Her best part in her life is staying organized.

Jeff | Quality Assurance Product Analyst

jeffrOriginally from Drexel Hill, PA, Jeff received his degree in Communications from West Chester University and is a member of the Product team here at Magnus. He aids in the designing, testing, and launching process of turning client feature requests into realities.

In his free time outside of work Jeff loves spending time with his family, developing his professional skills, cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles and everything HBO.

Carlos | Automation Engineer Intern

carlosA Southern California native, Carlos has been a North Carolina transplant for the past 10 years. He currently attends North Carolina State University and is pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Engineering.

As a member of the Quality Assurance(QA) team, it’s Carlos’ job to perform exploratory testing for new features before each release. He is also learning about automation and testing using Selenium and TestNG to make sure that the software is at its peak for Magnus clients.

Zach | Quality Assurance Analyst

zachAs a QA Analyst, Zachary is responsible for making sure that all areas of the Magnus website are working to the best of their ability. He attended West Chester University and graduated with a degree in Communications.

Artistically inclined, when he’s not looking after the Magnus software, Zachary is playing and producing music, drawing, and watching The Office (which he’s seen at least 10 times already).