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Over 15 Years of RTLS Technology Expertise

Since 2005, Vizzia Technologies has helped hospital systems improve operational efficiency and excellence through its sensible use of RTLS technologies, process improvement expertise, and managed services.

Vizzia Leadership

Andrew L. Halasz

Chief Executive Officer

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Andrew Halasz founded Vizzia in 2005. He is a dynamic business leader who has been driving results for more than 30 years in a variety of functional and business leadership roles across industries for public and private companies.

Mr. Halasz was Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of Recall Corporation, a global document management company acquired by Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM). He grew his business acumen at General Electric (NYSE:GE) where he held numerous leadership positions including Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Andy holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Sheila L. Bailey, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

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Sheila Bailey has more than 20 years of financial and operational leadership for high growth technology companies. She served as Vice President of Finance for Luma, a Wi-Fi solutions startup. Luma raised $22M from Amazon, Google and Andreessen Horowitz, and was acquired by Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL); a Fortune 500 company.

Ms. Bailey was Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President of Finance for Rubicon Global, a venture-backed technology company. Rubicon raised $296M, investors included executives at Salesforce, Uber and Goldman Sachs. Additionally, she has held several financial leadership positions at Gypsum Management & Supply, leading up to its $147M IPO (NYSE:GMS).

Sheila received her MBA degree from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science from Emory University. She also studied at Harvard University and the University of London.

David R. Wiedman

Chief Commercial Officer

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Dave Wiedman brings over 30 years of executive management experience in the technology industry (scanning, tracking, RFID) with a strong background in strategic business development and a proven track record in driving revenue growth and customer retention. Healthcare clients include: Catholic Health, Jefferson Health and Kaiser Permanente.

Mr. Wiedman was President & Chief Operating Officer of Lexicon Technologies, VP of Business Development for ChannelMax and Connect Inc. and Co-founder of AccuScan Inc. AccuScan was acquired by Peak Technologies (NASDAQ: PEAK).

Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Tampa. He is a Board of Director of the Georgia Biomedical Instrumentation Society (GBIS).

James C. Forbes

Chief Strategy Officer

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Jim Forbes is a senior technology executive with proven leadership in creating and operationally implementing corporate strategy for high-growth companies. He initially served on the Vizzia Board of Advisors, consulting on corporate development initiatives.

Mr. Forbes was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of NS8 Corp. (OTCBB: NSEO) a software development company, Corporate Vice President of Equant NV (NYSE: ENT) a global data company acquired by France Telecom and a Board member of iBAHN Corp., an Internet service provider (backed by Intel Capital).

 Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Georgia. He is a Board member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance (GIPA).

Howard R. Hatcher

Chief Technology Officer

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Howard Hatcher joined Vizzia in 2009. He brings more than 35 years of experience in all areas of information technologies, with particular specialization in health care remote sensing solutions, global software development and IT consulting in a variety of industries.

Mr Hatcher has held a progressive series of IT leadership positions at: Compris Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR); Matria Healthcare (NASDAQ: MATR) a leading provider of integrated health programs acquired by Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX: IMA); and ClientLink, an IT services company acquired by CompuCom Systems (NASDAQ: CMPC).

Ronald T. Borden

Head of Operations

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Ron Borden has 25 years of technology and field management experience, to include Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) applications. Ron served on U.S. Joint Commission teams and multiple technology advisory boards. Most Recently, Ron designed, developed, and successfully launched a health care exchange; earning numerous industry awards and accolades.

Ron served in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman, where he led a team that created an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) database. This project later received $40 million in Congressional funding and evolved into the Tri-Service EMR, which the military uses today. He received a Cyber Security degree from Liberty University in Virginia.

Board of Advisors

Joseph M. Hogan

President & CEO

Align Technology, Inc.

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Joseph M. Hogan is President & CEO and a Director of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) a $2 billion global medical device company with industry-leading, innovative products.

Before joining Align, Mr. Hogan served as CEO of ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) a $40 billion global power and automation technologies company. Prior to ABB, Mr. Hogan spent 25 years at General Electric (NYSE:GE) in a variety of executive and management roles, including eight years as CEO of GE Healthcare; where he drove significant expansion that more than doubled revenue from $7 billion to $16 billion.

Geoffrey B. Brown

VP & Chief Information Officer

Piedmont Healthcare, Inc.

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Geoffrey B. Brown, FCHIME is Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Piedmont Healthcare, Inc. a private, not-for-profit organization with 800 locations serving 2.5 million patients across Georgia.

Prior to Piedmont, Mr. Brown served as SVP & CIO at Inova Health System, VP & CIO with Grady Health System and CIO at Tenet Health System. He has held several government roles, appointed by two Governors, including Technology Chair of the Virginia Health Reform Initiative. Mr. Brown is a CHIME Fellow (College of Healthcare Information Management Executives) and received the 2020 Georgia CIO of the Year ORBIE Award.

Stephen P. Holmes

Chairman of the Board

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

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Stephen P. Holmes is Chairman of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: WH) the world’s largest hotel franchising company with $2 billion in revenue, and former CEO of Wyndham Worldwide.

Prior to Wyndham, Mr. Holmes served in various leadership positions in the hospitality and financial services industries, including Vice Chairman of Cendant Corp. (NYSE: CD), EVP & CFO of HFS Inc. (NYSE: HFS) and managing director of private equity firm The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX). He began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte.

Paul F. McBride

Exec. Vice President

Black & Decker Corp.

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Paul F. McBride is a former Executive Vice President of Black & Decker Corporation (NYSE: BDK) a $6 billion global manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories.

Prior to joining Black & Decker, Mr. McBride spent 21 years at General Electric (NYSE:GE). He was a company officer and served as President of GE’s global silicones business, a unit of GE Plastics. Mr. McBride is a member of several boards of directors, including T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds, and nonprofit educational organizations the Gilman School and Bridges Baltimore. 

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Vizzia is a leading provider of fully managed Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), helping hospitals reduce costs, streamline processes and improve patient care.

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