Team

Meet Our Ultra-Talented Team of Results-Oriented Healthcare Marketing Experts and Consultants


We are very proud of the talented and dedicated people we have assembled to serve you.

Departments

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Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Chief Executive Officer & Creative Director

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Stewart Gandolf, MBA

Chief Executive Officer & Creative Director


Over the years Stewart has personally marketed and consulted for over 1,457 healthcare clients, ranging from private practices to multi-billion dollar corporations. Additionally, he has marketed a variety of America’s leading companies, including Citicorp, J. Walter Thompson, Grubb & Ellis, Bally Total Fitness, Wells Fargo and Chase Manhattan. Stewart co-founded our company, and today acts as Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director. He is also a frequent author and speaker on the topic of healthcare marketing. His personal accomplishments are supported by a loving wife and two beautiful daughters.

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Jeff Mancino

Chief Financial Officer

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Jeff Mancino

Chief Financial Officer

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Deanna Drum

Director of Talent Development

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Deanna Drum

Director of Talent Development

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Kathy Roy Gaughran

Senior Marketing Strategist

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Kathy Roy Gaughran

Senior Marketing Strategist


In her career, Kathy has helped over 4,000 clients all over North America achieve their growth goals. As an award-winning strategic marketing planner, Kathy has been involved in both the high level strategies required for long-term sustainability, plus the tactical execution used to accomplish the day-to-day successes. Kathy’s clients include practices with annual revenues well over $10 million and with annual marketing budgets up to $900,000. In addition, Kathy is an accomplished speaker, appearing at countless national, local and state healthcare associations. Kathy is a member of the American Marketing Association and The Direct Marketing Association.

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Raheim Bundle

Digital Marketing Manager

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Raheim Bundle

Digital Marketing Manager


Raheim handles campaign strategy, setup, optimization, A/B testing and bid management for all of Healthcare Success’ client PPC campaigns. A fitness enthusiast and ex-Marine who has travelled around the world, he brings a high level of energy and determination to our online team, along with more than 8 years of Google experience. Raheim is committed to driving quality traffic to clients’ websites and increasing overall conversions via effective paid online advertising practices. As part of staying on top of each campaign, Raheim is dedicated to the latest best practices and changes within the industry.

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Richard Farkas

PPC Account Manager

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Richard Farkas

PPC Account Manager

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Steven Jacobs

SEO and Social Media Director

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Steven Jacobs

SEO and Social Media Director


As Healthcare Success’ SEO & Social Media Director, Steven is responsible for overseeing long-term Search Engine Optimization strategy, helping healthcare practices rank in Google’s Search Results. He specializes in staying on the cutting edge of a constantly changing industry, developing SEO strategies to build an audience, increase website traffic and generate qualified leads that yield long term success. Steven graduated from Concordia University as one of the top graduates from the business department, he has worked and optimized over 250+ websites.

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Christine Rizza

Marketing Strategist

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Christine Rizza

Marketing Strategist


Christine brings a strong online marketing background to Healthcare Success. She has worked with large organization like Guthy Renker and Fidelity Life. Christine is born and raised in Southern California and received her bachelor’s degree at University of California, Irvine.


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Peter Do

Marketing Strategist

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Peter Do

Marketing Strategist

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Roya Amiri

Controller

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Roya Amiri

Controller

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Elisa Negrete

Senior Accountant

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Elisa Negrete

Senior Accountant

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Kyle Hojem

Marketing Coordinator

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Kyle Hojem

Marketing Coordinator


Kyle has been with Healthcare Success since 2013 and earned the distinction of the only person to work in almost every department of the agency. His current position is Marketing & Office Administrator. Before joining the team at HS, Kyle interned with a community newspaper in Long Beach, CA, and on the Marketing/PR team for the 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival. He attended California State University, Fullerton, and possesses a BA in Communications. In addition, he proudly holds an AS in Business Management from Irvine Valley College. Kyle is an avid music and radio fan, foodie and loves old TV shows.

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Simona Ramos

Associate Creative Director

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Simona Ramos

Associate Creative Director


A talented Art Director with years of experience, Simona helps to create unique and compelling design campaigns for Healthcare Success. For over 15 years, she has worked in association with Stewart and has served over 1,200 clients in the healthcare field alone. In addition to her expertise in healthcare marketing, she has also worked as a Senior Art Director for a major casino as well as an Internet search engine company. Simona began her career with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in design, and fell in love with art upon frequenting museums as a child.

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Greg Ashbaugh

Senior Copywriter

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Greg Ashbaugh

Senior Copywriter


A highly capable writer and strategic thinker, Greg has more than 15 years of experience writing marketing campaigns for healthcare practices of all types. He has helped hundreds of clients across the U.S. achieve their unique goals by being thorough, dedicated and attentive to the details. A former Agency Director and Creative Director in healthcare-practice marketing, Greg brings a broad understanding and perspective to each practice’s situation, objectives, needs and ultimate marketing success. Today, Greg is known for his willingness and ability to handle any marketing challenge and produce top-quality marketing messages that get results. A husband and father, Greg plays a variety of musical instruments and is involved in several musical projects.

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Jake Weber

Copywriter, Blogger

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Jake Weber

Copywriter, Blogger


Jake was brought on right out of University of California, Irvine, where he completed his bachelor’s degrees in literary journalism and philosophy. Jake discovered his passion for writing after being forced to take Writing 101 during his first semester. While at UC Irvine, Jake’s senior workshop article on “fracking” was selected by the literary journalism department as one of the top 10 pieces of the year.

In addition to his collegiate writing experience, Jake also competed on the Grossmont College Speech & Debate team, taking bronze at the 2012 national tournament in parliamentary debate, and has published numerous articles in Orange Coast Magazine. In his free time, Jake enjoys hiking, snowboarding, weightlifting, traveling and trying new restaurants.

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Michelle Day

Copywriter, Blogger

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Michelle Day

Copywriter, Blogger


As a natural writer all her life, Michelle is our go-to blogger and copywriter. She develops engaging content for many of our clients including vein, dermatology, orthopedic, oncology and pain practices. With a background in marketing and public relations, she has a passion for creating content that helps our clients connect to – and attract – more patients. In her spare time she enjoys attending country concerts, cooking and sketching.

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Leslie Brooks

Social Media & PR Manager

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Leslie Brooks

Social Media & PR Manager

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Scott Orchard

Senior Designer & Web Developer

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Scott Orchard

Senior Designer & Web Developer


Professional designer and web developer with over 14 years of experience working with large brands and small businesses from multiple industries. Scott has a considerable amount of experience in web and print design, website development, online media, e-commerce, marketing, branding, problem solving and account management. Scott’s past clients include SALT. Optics, Rusack Vineyards, Thinkwell Group, Inc., Reiter Affiliated Companies, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Microdevices Laboratories JPL NASA, Archiv-e Fine Art Prints, Kontour Type, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Imperial Barber Products, Mercury Insurance, Dole Food Company, Inc. and one of his favorite restaurants, The Cannery Seafood of the Pacific. Scott is also an Eagle Scout.

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Eddie Olivas

Designer & Web Developer

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Eddie Olivas

Designer & Web Developer


Eddie has been a web developer and graphic designer for over a decade. For 5 years, he took the freelance world by storm taking on projects large and small, gaining priceless knowledge and skills along the way, and leaving a mass of satisfied clients and good friends in his wake. In his free time, he enjoys writing, painting, playing & recording music, surfing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and being Superdad for his 2 beautiful daughters.


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Robert Lopez

Designer & Web Developer

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Robert Lopez

Designer & Web Developer

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Lori Waltz

Director of Training

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Lori Waltz

Director of Training


Lori has over 15 years of experience as a healthcare practice trainer and consultant. She has consulted with hundreds of medical and dental practices throughout the US, and in nearly every specialty. In addition to having a solid education in marketing, behavior training and business management, Lori has a very comprehensive approach. She will thoroughly analyze every aspect of your practice, identify areas that need improvement, and show you and your staff members how to implement a customized program for success. Lori is extremely energetic and personable and knows how to motivate staff members so they enjoy working as a team. In addition, Lori’s programs can help increase your efficiency, provide a better patient experience, increase your number of booked patients, increase patient referrals, and enhance your reputation.

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Charlie DeNatale

Media Buyer

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Charlie DeNatale

Media Buyer


Charlie has over 30 years of experience in media planning, buying and research with specific expertise in national, regional and local direct response broadcast strategies and analysis. He previously was media director of Christopher Thomas Associates and Lobo & Petrocine in New York and is currently overseeing and managing all media plans and budgets for more than 30 clients. During his career, he was instrumental in the successful multi-million-dollar media launch of the popular diet supplement, Metabolife. He has also served as a marketing consultant for AT&T, Playboy Enterprises and Tribune Entertainment, helping to develop revenue-generating strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies and media outlets. Charlie attended Upsala College and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting.

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