Management Team

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BRIAN DROHAN, PHD
Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder

Brian is an experienced enterprise architect, technical manager and consultant. He began working on the foundation of CRA Health with Dr. Kevin Hughes at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2004. Since inception, Brian has been integrally involved and responsible for the company's growth and development. Today, Brian works in close collaboration with healthcare providers, technology professionals, and leadership, to ensure CRA Health's solutions operate efficiently and effectively within organizations, ultimately with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes. Brian earned his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts. Email Brian Drohan 

ED JAMES
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Ed joined CRA Health in May 2015, bringing with him four decades of experience as an operator, officer, investor and consultant in entrepreneurial opportunities, primarily within the healthcare industry. As CEO and CFO, Ed oversees all business operations within CRA Health and has successfully implemented numerous advancements to upgrade the company's technology, security, and infrastructure. Ed has been an active participant in companies experiencing dramatic change and has helped many start-ups and smaller companies define their direction, improve operations, enhance client experience, and expand their platform. Ed has held an array of leadership roles and his work spans nearly all areas of company operations. In addition to being a CPA, he has a BSBA in accounting and an MBA with a concentration in finance. Email Ed James

MARY MCNAMARA
Chief Operating Officer 

Mary joined CRA Health in 2016, bringing decades of healthcare industry leadership experience. At CRA Health, Mary is responsible for delivering the company’s solutions to its customers and ensuring that CRA Health remains a partner-of-choice to healthcare providers across the country. She also leads CRA Health’s business development initiatives. Previously, Mary was Managing Director of AngelHealthcare Investors, managing the investment process and the portfolio of emerging healthcare companies, including medical devices, life sciences, information technology and professional services. She served on the boards of several portfolio companies and actively contributed to their successful exits. Previously, Mary was Vice President at Fidelity Investments. Mary earned an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Bowdoin College. Email Mary McNamara

GREGG GILLETT
Business Development Manager

Gregg joined CRA Health in 2015, bringing more than 20 years of industry experience. As vice president of business development, Gregg is responsible for working with healthcare organizations interested in implementing CRA Health's innovative cancer risk assessment platform. Gregg is adept at understanding the needs within a facility and ensuring that CRA's solution is optimized for each client. Throughout his career, Gregg has played a pivotal role in helping healthcare and medical technology companies cultivate and expand their client relationships. He has worked side-by-side with breast surgeons, breast imaging radiologists and radiation oncologists and is deeply embedded within the cancer and oncology healthcare industry. Previously, Gregg was the regional manager for an intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) device company, where he worked with breast surgeons to bring a ground breaking new treatment modality to breast cancer patients. Gregg has a BA in organizational communication from Ohio State University. Email Gregg Gillett