Chairman of the Board and Chief Clinical Officer
Mort Baharloo co-founded Healix, Inc. in 1989 with Alan B. Chaveleh and is the Chairman of the Board. Throughout the course of more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, Mr. Baharloo has served in a variety of pharmaceutical and management positions. Mr. Baharloo's passion in healthcare has been that of innovation in the delivery of sophisticated therapies in the most efficient manner possible. He is also a fiction writer whose first novel was released in November of 2004.
Alan B. Chaveleh
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alan B. Chaveleh is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Healix, Inc. and co-founded Healix in 1989 with Mort Baharloo. Dedicated to providing the highest quality of care, Mr. Chaveleh co-developed the CORIS® program, one of the foremost infusion therapy management programs in the nation. Mr. Chaveleh earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University and has over 25 years of management experience in the healthcare, technology, and financial industries.
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Mark Winters joined Healix in September 1990 and serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. He has 24 years of experience in the healthcare field, along with systems and project management experience in systems engineering. Mr. Winters received a Bachelor’s in Aerospace at Texas A&M and a Master’s in Finance and International Business at the University of Houston. His service includes a place on the board of several Healix affiliates.
Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President
Mani Moore has been an employee of Healix and its affiliates since 1990 and has served on the Executive Team since 1996. She currently serves as the Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President. With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare services industry, Ms. Moore contributes extensive expertise in Business Administration to the Healix team.
Chief Sales Officer and Executive Vice President
John Park has served as Vice President of Sales and Client Services for Healix since 2000. With over 20 years of experience in accounting, banking, finance and client relationship management, Mr. Park brings a unique skill set to both current and prospective clients. He has previously held positions as the Vice President with Chase Bank of Texas in Middle Market and Real Estate banking and as a Senior Auditor for Arthur Young & Co. Mr. Park received a BBA in Accounting from Harding University and an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University.
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance
Joe Gallegos has served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance of Healix since 2001. Mr. Gallegos has over 25 years of domestic and international accounting, finance, systems, and project management experience, including 12 years working within the healthcare service industry. Prior to joining Healix, he held various financial and management positions in public accounting, at IBM Corporation, Baker Hughes, Inc., Pace Entertainment Corporation, and De Bellas & Co. Investment Banking. Mr. Gallegos attended the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston, receiving an Accounting degree and a Master of Business Administration degree with highest honors.
Senior Vice President of Sales and Development
Noemi Sirisaengtaksin joined Healix and its affiliates in 1992 as the Director of Managed Care and was named Vice President of Marketing in 1996. With three decades of leadership and management experience in the healthcare industry, Ms. Sirisaengtaksin currently serves as Senior Vice President of Sales and Development. Her clinical and business expertise provide results in the sustained growth of the company as a national leader in Office Infusion Center (OIC) management and its expansion into new business lines. She enjoys working with clients to bring value to their organization with Healix’s superior clinical service, business acumen and innovation.
Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs
Earl Silverstein has been with Healix since 1994, serving as Healix's Vice President of Legal Affairs since 1996 and as the President of Alliance Risk Management Services. Mr. Silverstein brings over 40 years of experience in healthcare claims and litigation management, risk management, and insurance consulting. Before joining Healix, Mr. Silverstein served as the President of Dynamark, was Vice President and co-founder of Caronia Corporation, and Vice President of Johnson & Higgins. He was a contributing author of "Emergency Medicine Risk Management" and has written a number of articles and lectured on the subject of healthcare claims, risk management, and healthcare compliance.
Vice President of Logistics
Frank Chaveleh joined Healix in 1995 and became Healix's Vice President of Logistics in 2002. Mr. Chaveleh brings over 45 years of experience to the company. He holds a Professional Engineering license and has educational and professional backgrounds in business, industrial financial management, and mechanical engineering.
Vice President of Nursing
Brenda Parker has been an employee of Healix since 1998 and joined the Healix executive team in February 2000 to serve as the Vice President of Nursing Services. Ms. Parker has approximately 25 years of nursing experience, including 16 years in infusion therapy and 20 years of leadership and management expertise. Her accolades in the field are numerous and include national acknowledgement for high standards of practice in the nursing profession.
Lucinda Van Anglen
Vice President of Pharmacy Services
Lucinda J. Van Anglen, B.S., Pharm.D. joined Healix in 1994. Her curriculum vitae includes work as Homecare Surveyor for the Joint Commission, hospital clinical pharmacist specializing in nutritional support and infectious disease, Nutrition Specialist with B. Braun (formerly known as McGaw), and manager of two home health care companies. Dr. Van Anglen has also served as the Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Practice Programs at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. Her clinical expertise and dedication to excellence drive the development of stringent protocols and help Healix create the highest quality of pharmaceuticals.
Vice President of Client Services
Casey Lucas has been an employee of Healix since 2001 and currently serves as the Vice President of Client Services. Since joining the company, Mr. Lucas has been instrumental in opening and managing Office Infusion Centers across the nation. In his current role, he oversees the Client Services Department which has responsibility for all infusion center operations. Mr. Lucas graduated from Texas A&M University with a Master’s degree in Finance with highest honors.
Vice President of Process Development
Kamy A. Behzadi, Ph.D., Vice President of Process Development, has held executive positions at Healix’s affiliates since 2004. Dr. Behzadi brings to Healix over 30 years of experience in product and process development, operations, regulatory compliance, and commercialization of pharmaceuticals, biologics, and medical devices. Dr. Behzadi’s experience encompasses manufacturing and development of novel therapeutics for treatment of autoimmune diseases, cancer, multiples sclerosis, blood, and blood safety. Dr. Behzadi has previously held executive positions in companies such as Pfizer, Inc., Baxter International, and Cryopharm Corporation, and has consulted with both public and private organizations. Dr. Behzadi holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Louis Pasteur University in France.
Vice President of Technology and Chief Technical Officer
Adel Chaveleh joined the Healix Executive Team in 2014. With over 15 years of technology management and design experience, he has been successful at conceptualizing and leading large-scale projects across various industries. As the Vice President of Technology, Mr. Chaveleh spearheads technology development and implementation, partnering closely with other departments to deliver system solutions that optimize productivity, security, and accessibility for internal users, clients, and patients. Mr. Chaveleh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University.
Vice President of Human Resources
Liz Orphé joined Healix in 1999 as the Human Resources Manager and currently serves as the Vice President of Human Resources. With over 30 years of Human Resources experience, Liz oversees Healix’s nationwide human resources functions, including employee relations, compensation and benefits and professional development initiatives. Prior to joining Healix, she served in a leadership position for a consulting business in the oil and gas industry. She has designed the human resources services for companies with a primary focus on employment law, staff management, and employee relations. She also served as Human Resource Manager for 12 years at a national healthcare organization.
Vice President of Accounting
An employee of Healix since 1999, Melisa Norton currently serves as the Vice President of Accounting. With over 14 years of healthcare, business, and financial services experience, Ms. Norton’s expertise and commitment to best practices bring considerable value to Healix’s financial performance. Melisa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin as part of the Red McComb’s School of Business with a degree in Accounting.
Vice President of Sales
Kent DeShazo joined Healix in 2010 to promote the growth of Healix’s Outsourced Pharmacy Compounding division. Kent brings with him over 30 years of national healthcare sales and management experience, as well as pharmacy experience in both hospital and retail environments. Prior to working at Healix, Mr. DeShazo held positions with Baxter Healthcare and Cardinal Health. Mr. DeShazo holds Bachelors of Science degrees in Pharmacy from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Animal Science from Texas A&M University.