About us: We’re making trial document management effortless

Leadership Team 

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Ryan Jones

CEO

Ryan Jones

Ryan started his career at BCG and then became Product Manager for Microsoft Sharepoint. Before founding Florence he was President of Pubget, which had 600 medical centers and 6 of the 10 largest pharmas as customers.

Pubget, Microsoft, BCG. MBA from the University of California-Berkeley, BS from Dartmouth College.

Cooper Anderson

CFO

Cooper Anderson

Cooper started his career on Wall Street during which he served as CFO of two public investment funds and has subsequently worked in a CFO capacity with multiple high growth SaaS companies.

When not slaying spreadsheets he loves international travel and is also a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver.

Finance BBA from University of Georgia, Chartered Financial Analyst (AIMR), Post-grad certification in Data Science University of Texas at Austin

Andres Garcia

CTO

Andres Garcia

His experience in security technology coincides with his passion for solving problems with technology. In his spare time he loves travelling with his wife and a camera.

Airwatch, AGCO, Delphi. MBA from University of Georgia, MCS from UT–El Paso, BS in Engineering from Universidad Industrial de Santander Colombia.

Blake Adams

Blake Adams

VP of Marketing

Blake Adams

Blake joined Florence in 2017 to help research teams advance cures by introducing them to innovative software solutions. He is a passionate storyteller and growth leader who also loves to travel – he’s been to over 30 countries!

Extensive Marketing and Growth Background in SaaS, Healthcare, and Athletics. BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Conan Adams

Conan Adams

Chief Architect

Conan Adams

Conan brings 15+ years of design and product engineering excellence. He is passionate about creating robust and efficient software that is a delight to use and a pleasure to build.

Hewlett-Packard. BSc Hons Computer Science University of Southampton.
Andrea Bastek

Andrea Bastek

Director of Innovation

Andrea Bastek

Andrea came to Florence with 10 years of clinical trial experience and 15 total years in the cardiac medical device industry.   She is passionate about using technology and collaboration to ensure clinical trial success.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her daughters.

Abbott, St. Jude Medical, Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Georgia Tech, MS and BS in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University

Kevin Carlson

Software Director

Kevin Carlson

Kevin has a passion for coding, particularly in JavaScript. He also enjoys playing poker, discovering new music, and traveling; his favorite trips have been to Ireland, Scotland, and England.

Developer at B-LineLogic. CSM from University of West Georgia, BA from Thomas Aquinas College.

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Gia Ganesh

People and Culture Director

Gia Ganesh

Gia is a people development nerd and is passionate about developing employees through employee engagement and professional growth initiatives. She is a multipotentialite, loves zumba and is a chocoholic!
The North Highland Company, Reflexis Systems. MIS from Kennesaw State University, MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Rastko Jokic

Software Director

Rastko Jokic

Taking pride in delivering state of the art software.

SemaphoreCI, Presta, NSpire Technologies, Podyum Recruiting Platform. University of Novi Sad, University of Missouri.

Marc Leighton

Marc Leighton

VP Product

Marc Leighton

Marc joins Florence with a rich global healthcare experience and a passion for delivering innovative solutions to customers. He loves to cook, chase his kids around, and golf.

Deloitte, GE Healthcare, Cleveland Clinic. BS from Northeastern University.

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Lauren Martin

Director of Customer Experience

Lauren Martin

Lauren is a musical theater major with a passion for human experiences. She’s worked with major health systems across the United States integrating software to improve manual processes. She loves seeing where healthcare is headed.

Ntara, Sequence Health. Musical theater major from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

Jeff Pool

Jeff Pool

SVP of Revenue

Jeff Pool

Jeff joined Florence in 2017 after building and leading the national sales team for VMware’s End-User Computing—Healthcare. Prior to VMware Jeff built and lead sales organizations at AirWatch and InnoPath Software.

VMware, AirWatch, InnoPath Software, WFI. MBA from the University of Virginia, BS from the University of Virginia.

Ty Quinn

Ty Quinn

VP/GM of Sponsors & CROs

Ty Quinn

Ty brings 20+ years of clinical research experience to Florence. He began his career in clinical research as a study coordinator and has successfully led global business development teams for a number of Contract Research Organizations (CROs).

Medical University of South Carolina, INC Research, Life Science Solutions, inVentiv Health. BS in Psychology from Wofford College.

Nick Sabadosh

Nick Sabadosh

Director of User Experience

Nick Sabadosh

Nick has devoted his career to improving how people interact with technology through better design. Since 2014, he has been establishing and nurturing high-performing enterprise UX teams and improving the product design process. He is a maker, nature-lover, and musician, and enjoys travel and hiking with his wife.

BetterCloud, Ernst & Young, VMware, CDC, B.S., University of Illinois

Kaitlin Sitchenko

Kaitlin Sitchenko

Director of Compliance

Kaitlin Sitchenko

Kaitlin is fascinated by the intersection of technology, clinical standards, research ethics, and quality patient care. She brings 9+ years of clinical, administrative, and research experience, which includes 5+ years coordinating clinical trials in oncology and infectious diseases studies.

Emory University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, ACRP CCRC. MBA from Emory University, BS from Northeastern University

Lamar Smith

Lamar Smith

Director of Customer Success

Lamar Smith

For over 25 years, Lamar has successfully led customer success, member and provider services operations for government health and healthcare-based private sector organizations. He passionately harmonizes people, processes and technology to create a culture that optimizes the employee and customer experience.

United Healthcare – Optum, emocha Mobile Health, Policy Studies, ACS-Xerox, Purdue University