Our Management Team

Ravi Ganesan

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.

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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.

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Jon Trigg
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Jon Trigg serves as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jon focuses on expanding and advancing Core's solutions to best serve the growing customer base and their clients.

Jon has an extensive background in health IT and information services having worked for successful organizations like DuPont, SMS, Siemens, and ECRI. He has been recognized as a digital health expert speaking at events nationwide and on Capitol Hill.

Jon received his B.S. from the University of Michigan and M.B.A. from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.

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Michael Lardieri
Michael Lardieri, LCSW
Senior Vice President, Strategy

Michael Lardieri is known nationally for his expertise and vision in the behavioral health and human services arenas. Mr. Lardieri has held senior level positions at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, Northwell Health, the largest provider of services in NY state, and the National Association for Community Health Centers. He has extensive managed care experience, and has led both private and publicly funded inpatient and outpatient organizations.

I am pleased to join Core Solutions and I am looking forward to working with the senior team to meet their vision of making EHR, population health, and data analytics technologies available to all patients regardless of the size of the provider organization. Core Solutions' vision of making robust technology ubiquitous for all patients aligns with my personal and professional goals.

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David Hellhake
David Hellhake
Senior Vice President, Implementations

David Hellhake leads all of Core’s enterprise implementations. He has over 25 years of experience assessing and mitigating risk and managing the contractual relationship with major clients, large (18,000+ users) and small. Serving as the primary contact for client-related project matters, he works to ensure contract compliance and completion of all deliverables with successful service delivery.

In addition, he collaboratively drives implementations forward by interfacing with multiple work streams, including stakeholders, product owners, IT staff, development, and other teams.

David received his B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh in Political Science and Business Administration.

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