Tom Rhoads, MBA
Founder/Chief Executive Officer
Tom is the guiding force behind Spencer Health Solutions. He has more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, including CEO of Parata Systems and executive roles at Cardinal Health. Throughout his career, he has sought ways to use technology to improve healthcare delivery from the patient’s perspective. He founded spencer after his father’s lack of medication adherence led to a scary ER visit. He began thinking there had to be a better way to manage medications, leading to the birth of spencer.
R. Eric Teague, MBA
Chief Operating and Financial Officer
Left brain or right brain. Eric is equally comfortable holding the numbers to the line, or leading a white-board, what-if session. He is an expert in strategic business development, with extensive experience in healthcare and startups.
John knows just where spencer fits into the trial process. John has a deep understanding of clinical trials and how technology can transform the process for trial sponsors. He’s also integral to ensuring that global audiences have a chance to meet spencer. He has more than 25 years of experience in developing financial strategies for growth in international healthcare markets.
Alan Menius, MHS
Chief Scientific Officer
Alan is Spencer’s data guru. He has decades of experience in data analytics for pharma and healthcare. He spent 25 years leading advanced analytics teams at GlaxoSmithKline, supporting drug delivery and statistics. Alan joined Spencer when he realized the capacity for patient-centered, real-world predictive modeling possible with the Smart Hub solution.
Vice President, Market Innovation
Gayle has more than 30 years experience in strategic communications for healthcare companies across the industry, from startups to payers to pharmacy. She’s a passionate storyteller, always looking for new ways to connect others.
Vice President, Product Engineering
Paul has more than 30 years of experience in product and solution building in the pharmacy industry, as well as finance and aerospace. He’s an adept problem solver, who thrives on motivating teams to success.
Head of Talent Management
Erika is an accomplished human resources professional, with years of experience attracting and retaining the right technology and engineering talent. She brings high energy to match people and roles for success.
Director, Business Development
Amanda understands the journey of a clinical trial participant. With 10+ years experience in the clinical research industry, she was previously the Managing Director at Optimal Research, a network of clinical sites primarily focusing in infectious disease and oncology. Prior to that she was with Accelovance, a niche CRO where she held project management and quality assurance positions. She enjoys forming relationships with a variety of customers, and proividing solutions that advance the clinical trial industry for all stakeholders.
Meet our Board of Directors