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Executive Team

Steve Brewer, Chief Executive Officer


Steve became CEO of Galen Healthcare Solutions in September, 2015.

Steve has over 20 years of experience in executive leadership roles with a strong track record of driving growth in healthcare technology and service businesses. Steve was most recently Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Origin Healthcare Solutions. As a member of the executive leadership team, Steve helped complete the successful sale of Origin to The Gores Group in early 2015. Previously, Steve served as CEO of Dentalxchange, who appeared on the prestigious Deloitte Fast 50 list recognizing the fastest growing technology companies, prior to the acquisition of Dentalxchange by MetLife. In addition, Steve served in roles as EVP of Sales at Allscripts during its explosive growth period, as well as General Manager of the Practice Management Group at McKesson.

Steve holds a B.A. in Economics from Eastern Illinois University.

Ray Lape, Chief Operating Officer

Ray Lape

Ray has been with Galen since 2011 and is responsible for the overall operations at Galen.

Ray has over 15 years of healthcare IT experience, leading both client-side and vendor teams. His experience working in a client organization prior to joining Galen provides a unique perspective of having lived in the client’s shoes. Ray’s been focused on data migration and data integration for most of his healthcare IT career and pioneered the development of the data migration service line at Galen. After the launch of Galen’s VCO Archival product his responsibilities expanded to standing up, scaling and running the archival implementation team, growing it from an initial team of 5 to 45.  Today, he is focused on running the overall operations at Galen and supporting the integration with RLDatix.

Prior to joining Galen, Ray served as EHR Application Manager at Medisync Midwest, where he was responsible for day-to-day management of the EHR application, clinical interfaces, and conversions, as well as the EHR support team.

Ray is a Navy Veteran and holds a B.S. in Information Systems from Northern Kentucky University.

Robert Downey, Chief Technology Officer

Robert Downey

Robert has been with Galen since 2008 and is responsible for all product development from a technical and strategic viewpoint, including the VitalCenter Online Archival solution. He has nearly 15 years of healthcare IT experience and over 20 years in software engineering. Robert is an expert in healthcare IT and software development, as well as cloud based solutions delivery.

Robert is author of the Healthcare Data Archival Strategy whitepaper, the Legal Considerations for Healthcare Data Archiving whitepaper, and has written about the difference between migrated and archived data, and was published in HFMA, addressing the topic of EHR and RCM replacement retirement economics. Robert has also presented on topics including data archivingconnected care, and health IT security.

Prior to joining Galen, Robert was the Chief Software Architect at a company he co-founded, Four Score Technologies, which developed mobile commerce and web-based advertising platforms.

Robert holds a B.S. in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Cary Bresloff, Vice President, Sales Operations


Cary joined Galen as VP in 2007 and oversees all aspects of Galen’s sales.

Prior to joining Galen, Cary was the top account manager for Trustwave and was instrumental in the growth of that company, eventually resulting in a successful IPO. Prior to Trustwave, Cary gained 18 years of Sales and Marketing experience in the Information Security and Technology fields. With responsibilities ranging from Product Manager to National Sales Manager, Cary consistently delivered results for various professional and managed services growth companies. It is this success and breadth of experience that contributes to the intelligent growth of Galen.

Cary is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a Major in Business and Concentration in Marketing.

Kevin Shay, Vice President, Sales


Kevin joined Galen as VP in 2019 and oversees all aspects of Galen’s field sales.

Kevin has over 30 years of healthcare IT experience leading sales teams noted for delivering predictable, accelerated business results contributing to exceptional shareholder value. Prior to joining Galen, Kevin served as Senior Vice President of Sales at MEDHOST, where his team grew new business sales from $5MM annually to $22MM while expanding existing customer sales over 20 percent annually. Kevin has also served as Senior Vice President, Hospital Sales, Healthgrades, and served in various sales leadership capacities while at McKesson Health IT. Kevin is a disciplined Healthcare Information Technology Sales, Customer Success and Business Development executive leader with a well-established, uniquely-consistent track record of over-achievement in the complex high-tech healthcare market as well as internal work environments marked by significant and constant change.

Kevin is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.

Julia Snapp, Vice President, Data Migrations

Julia Snapp

Julia has been with Galen since 2012 and is responsible for running all data migration operations.

Julia Snapp has over 15 years of healthcare IT experience and manages Galen’s team of Epic Consultants, Clinical Conversion Analysts & Conversion Project Managers.  Julia has extensive inpatient & ambulatory clinical workflow knowledge and was a former Epic & Allscripts Implementation Consultant & Project Manager.

Julia holds a M.S. in Healthcare Administration from Champlain College and both a B.A., Asian Studies, and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont.

Matt Woodside, Senior Vice President, Service Innovation

Matt Woodside

Matt has been with Galen since 2010 and is responsible for leading Galen’s #1 in KLAS Professional Services team.

Matt has over 10 years experience in the Healthcare IT field working in a variety of roles: from EHR implementation and analysis, managing a team of direct reports, directing client operations’ teams to directing enterprise level application testing.

Matt started working at Allscripts in 2002 in the Quality Assurance department – initially developing test plans and automated testing strategies for TouchWorks Version 9.0 which was then in development. After successfully building the TW Beta Client Program, Matt transitioned to Product Management where he spent time working with existing Clients (as well as internal customers – Implementations and Tech Ops) to refine an operational Product Roadmap that addressed User needs, requirements and dreams. As Software Release Manager, Matt oversaw internal and external readiness for the TW v11 product launch.

In 2007, Matt left Allscripts to work at a Burlington VT based Clinical Software company as the Director of Quality Assurance. There, Matt retooled the QA and Product Management departments to leverage a timely, predictable release management schedule while improving overall product quality and direction by instituting a Product Roadmap.

Matt holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Justin Campbell, Vice President, Marketing & Strategy


Justin joined Galen in 2008 and is responsible for driving marketing and brand strategy.

Justin started at Galen as a Technical Consultant, enabling Galen’s clients in the integration and optimization within their clinical and administrative systems portfolio. Previous to his current role, Justin led Galen’s Technical Services team, responsible for leading its innovation, partnerships, growth and success. Justin actively contributes to company initiatives including strategy, sales, marketing, business development and services & solutions development.

Prior to joining Galen, Justin served as the IT Director for a long-term care pharmacy, leading a paperless initiative, the migration of the Pharmacy Information System (PIS) from a legacy platform, and the integration of the PIS to the pharmacy’s packaging system. Justin also served as a Microprocessor and RF/Mixed Signal Test Engineer at IBM, participating in the development of a custom FPGA jitter measurement solution used in a production testing environment.

Justin holds a M.S. in CIS from Boston University and a M.S. in Computer Engineering & B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont.

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