About

ProActive Datum focuses solely on the delivery of Data Quality Services for Health Care clients. Since 2005, it has been providing Data Quality Services to clients which have evolved through successful client deliveries to the proven service delivery approach it is today. 

Management Team

James Rosebush, CEO

Mr. Rosebush served as Deputy Assistant to President Reagan and Chief of staff to Nancy Reagan in the White House.  He was a founder of Grantmakers in Health; led a groundbreaking published study focused on healthcare cost containment; created The World Healers Network; been an advisor to leading pediatric hospitals; and, has advised family offices and investors on health care issues and investment opportunities. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Intersection Impact Fund; a bestselling author and frequent public speaker and has made countless media appearances.  He has advised hundreds of companies and philanthropies through his global advisory firm, GrowthStrategy, Inc. (www.growthstrategy.us). He holds a graduate degree from Boston University and has taught at the Georgetown and George Washington Universities.

Don Gauger, COO

Mr. Gauger manages the day-to-day business activities of the company. He is an Information Technology professional with over 25 years of diverse Information Technology and managerial experience in Applications Development, Operations, Project Management, Business/Service Planning, Marketing/Sales and Emerging Technology Assessment for both Commercial and Government clients. He has owned and managed several successful companies as well as managed corporate organizations as Vice President, Global Information Systems for Citibank and Vice President, Information Technology for Automatic Data Processing. He holds a BBA in Operations Research and Information Systems.

Gerald Ulan, CTO

Mr. Ulan directs the execution of technology strategy for technology service platforms, partnerships, and external relationships; builds and manages a top-flight technology team and oversees research and development, as well as project management. He provides visible leadership for the company within the technology community; anticipates and reacts to major technology changes to ensure the company leads in the competitive landscape; establishes technical standards and ensure adherence to them for services development and company operations. He is a senior Technologist with over fifteen years in Information Technology background. He has served in many senior technical positions with CitiBank, Data General, AINS, and other corporations.

Phil Finelli, VP Strategic Partnerships

Mr. Phil Finelli is responsible for aligning ProActive Datum with customers and partners that will benefit from the unique data publishing solution services offered by the company. For the past thirty-five years, Phil has advised over 150 national and local corporations with various aspects of business development and sales. He has overseen the restructuring and streamlining of corporate practices and has negotiated strategic alliance agreements with key channel partners, resellers, lenders and professionals. His experiences have varied from arranging financing to consulting on mergers and acquisitions. Phil has extensive experience in placing services and/or software with Federal, state and local governmental agencies as well as with national and international commercial customers in the Health Care and Financial Services sectors. Phil has considerable experience in providing data management and data cleansing tools for commercial and government clients as well as expertise in data management as it relates to eDiscovery.

Jerry Chickillo, CSO

Mr. Chickillo has over 20 years’ experience in Healthcare, having worked for Smith & Nephew Endoscopy and Karl Storz Endoscopy in senior management roles. Recently, he has focused on hospital data integration and routing for EMR and PACS applications.  In addition, he was co-founder of Parcus Medical LLC, a medical device company. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Marketing Research and holds an MBA from California State University Fullerton.

Jean Coates, Director of Health Care Customer Success

Ms. Coates, MS, RN, Director of Health Care Customer Success has vast Health Care experience both in Health Care delivery and information technology. Jean has been in the Health Care arena for over 30 years, holding Staff Nurse and Nursing Management roles in Medical-Surgical Nursing, PACU and Intensive Care Units, and has spent the last over 20 years in Health Care Information Technology on both the vendor and provider sides of the business. She has held positions with GE Health Care in IT System Configuration Education and consulting; APACHE Medical Systems as a Project Manager; Siemens (SMS) as a Senior Implementation Consultant, where she focused primarily on Beta Site Implementations of new software and application offerings; and Eclipsys in Sales Support. She has held a Senior Engagement Manager role in the consulting group of McKesson Provider Technologies, supporting both Physician CPOE and Nursing Documentation applications.  She has served as Regional Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, East-Southeast Division for Catholic Health Initiatives and as CEO and Principal of JAC Consultancy, LLC, an independent IT Consultancy focusing on Cerner Implementations. She holds a Bachelor Science in Nursing from West Virginia University and a Master Science with specialization in Nursing Informatics from University of Maryland. Jean is a long-time member of HIMSS and the Maryland Chapter of HIMSS.