Ravi Ganesan, President
When Ravi Ganesan started Core Solutions nearly two decades ago, he began the venture as a developer of custom solutions for select organizations in behavioral health and human services. Since then, he has used his passion for entrepreneurship and a rich background in consulting and software development to grow the company into a premier provider for clients of all types and sizes across the country.
Prior to founding the company, Ravi was a systems architect and software developer with Management Concepts, Inc., an IT consulting firm. Before this, Ravi launched his career in the Greater Philadelphia region at New York Life, the nation’s oldest and largest mutual life insurance company. While there, he established a technical assistance program initially developed to help insurance agents integrate technology into their businesses, which evolved to include business consulting, marketing and related support activities.
Ravi received his M.B.A. from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
Rachna Bagdi, Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of Core Solutions, Rachna Bagdi oversees business and solutions architecture across all levels of the company, including process design, redesign and modeling and design of systems solutions and enhancements for behavioral health and human services organizations across the country.
Before joining Core Solutions, Rachna gained extensive programming, consulting and financial analysis experience from some of the top organizations in the healthcare and technology industries. As Team Lead at Siemens Medical Systems (USA), she developed key modules for an application designed to help hospital systems with retrospective analysis of critical patient, clinical and financial data. Prior to her work with Siemens, Rachna was a financial analyst for Temple University Health System (TUHS), where she managed the financial and strategic planning systems for the organization, which has grown into one of the most reputable systems in the region. While there, she was involved in numerous milestone projects, including analysis and development of the Children’s Hospital at TUHS, key involvement with the mergers and acquisition due diligence team and establishment of the Liver, Pancreas & Small Bowel Transplant Unit.
Rachna holds both an M.S. and M.B.A. from Temple University, Philadelphia, and a B.S. from Bombay University, India.
David Hellhake, Vice President Implementation
With more than 25 years of enterprise technology experience, David Hellhake leads implementation for Core Solutions’ clients throughout all phases of software development.
Most recently, David was EVP of Implementation for MortgageHub, Inc., where he oversaw all client implementation activities from pre-sales support and contract negotiations to custom development and change request and delivery. While there, he helped grow the business more than 100 percent in under five years. Prior to his work with MortgageHub, David was VP of Product Management for SunGard Availability Services, which provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software to more than 10,000 customers in North America and Europe. In this role, he was responsible for delivery of managed hosting, high availability, transport services and outsourcing product structure to the market.
David graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Political Science and Business Administration.
Brenda Berry, Vice President Sales and Marketing
As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Brenda leads Core Solutions’ go-to market strategy, bringing more than thirty years of experience in sales, business development, marketing and consulting across diverse behavioral healthcare markets to the company.
Prior to Core Solutions, Brenda served in the healthcare information technology industry as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Signet Accel, Inc., Client Development Director of the Revenue Cycle Management Division at Netsmart Technologies and several years as a Senior Software Sales Consultant at Core Solutions.
Brenda graduated from Saint Michael’s College with her B.A. in Sociology and Business.
Michael Ford, Vice President Professional Services
As Vice President of Professional Services, Michael leads Core Solution’s Professional Services team through all aspects of platform implementation from project kickoff and requirements gathering through Go Live.
Michael brings more than 30 years of information technology and software development experience, and has served on several leadership teams for organizations that provide Healthcare software products as well as information technology consulting services. He is passionate about delivering quality solutions that exceed client expectations.
Most recently, Michael was Director, Consulting Services and Delivery for Prime Technology Group, a global technology services company specializing in product and software development in Healthcare, Insurance and Financial Services. He led the Healthcare Practice and EHR and mobile application development teams. Prior to Prime, Michael spent nine years with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a leading healthcare software product provider. As Development Director, he led 4 clinical care product development teams.
Michael graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in Computer and Information Science.