Judges

We chose only the best of experts in marketing and advertising of products and services to recognize cutting-edge design, excellence and innovation in the care continuum. Let’s meet the group!

Erin Hayes
Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer
Enquire

Erin Hayes is the co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Enquire, a leading innovator in the senior living industry. Hayes is the driving force behind Enquire CRM, designed according to best practices for nurturing leads through the sales cycle and ensuring the best fit for prospective residents. These fundamentals, combined with cutting-edge innovation, have made Enquire CRM the fastest-growing CRM in the industry. 


Jonah Blumenthal
Chief Marketing Officer
TypoDuctions

Jonah Blumenthal is the Chief Marketing Officer of TypoDuctions, a creative, results-driven marketing agency servicing a wide range of health care entities. Leading a dedicated business development team, Jonah’s passion and unique sense of humor fuel his work and reflect on his ever-growing relationships with clients.


Johnathan Eaves
Director of Corporate Communications
Axxess

Johnathan Eaves is the Director of Corporate Communications at Axxess, the leading technology innovator for care at home. He helps develop and execute strategic communications across the company in collaboration with senior leadership and a cross functional team. Johnathan has helped lead initiatives that have standardized and accelerated content creation for Axxess through regular blogs, thought leadership materials, and social media communications.


Eric Molho
Vice President
Neuger

Eric Molho is a Vice President at Neuger. He has significant experience in marketing and marketing communications as well as strategic planning and market research. He brings a unique blend of strategy and creativity skills to serve our clients. Before coming to Neuger, he was the founder and principal of Bon Partners in St. Paul, Minn., where he led multiple strategic planning and marketing projects. His professional experience includes working for the Minneapolis Public Schools in a variety of roles, three years with Target Corporation as a buyer, and six years at 3M Company as a marketing supervisor and new product development supervisor.


Jim Shaw
Director of Business Development & Sales
CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care

Jim is a healthcare industry executive with more than 20 years of experience as a senior leader at the national and global levels. From broad functional leadership perspectives of business development, marketing and business solutions ideation, Jim has a deep history of collaboration with US healthcare organizations as they’ve addressed clinical, economic, and operational challenges. Following profound personal family experiences with both the lack of palliative care, and finally with the support of palliative care, Jim chose to leave the corporate world to help create broader access to the palliative care and end-of-life support that his loved ones mostly missed.


Nick Hoffmeyer
VP of Marketing
Broda Inc.

Nick Hoffmeyer is the VP of Marketing at Broda Inc., whose full line of tilt-in-space positioning chairs has been improving people’s lives for more than 35 years. Nick is an authentic leader who builds stories and processes to solve market problems and discover innovations; all the while building harmony, happiness & health with his customers, coworkers, and world.


Laura Van Eperen
Founder & CEO
Van Eperen

Laura Van Eperen, founder and CEO of Van Eperen has 25+ years of experience as a strategic communications consultant and broadcast journalist. As CEO of Van Eperen communications for 16 years, she manages a team of highly skilled health communicators who provide PR, marketing and creative support services to organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic and nationally. Van Eperen communications is based in Maryland, with offices outside of Washington, D.C and in Baltimore.  


Linda Miller Wiseman
Chief Growth Officer
Simione Healthcare Consultants

Linda joined Simione Healthcare Consultants in 2013 as Chief Growth Officer to lead strategic efforts and expand the firm’s consulting, mergers and acquisitions, talent management and data analytics to support home and community-based care. Based in Connecticut, she focuses on marketing, business development and communications activities, drawing on a career that spans several decades in marketing, communications, brand strategy and program development for healthcare organizations across the continuum.


Jeri Uhlmansiek
National Marketing Director
LCS

Jeri Uhlmansiek is the national marketing director for LCS and is responsible for leading corporate communications, brand, and B2B marketing. She brings 27 years of marketing, advertising, and communications experience to the company. Jeri has worked with executives in the private, public and government sectors to promote, stabilize, and grow their businesses in the fields of senior living, health care, public health, economic development, tourism, insurance, and technology.   Jeri received an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a board member of the LCS Foundation.


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