Meet the team!

We're positive, passionate people who are serious about creating an experience for our customers that's unlike any practice management software you've ever used. We hope it shows.

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Howard - CEO | Co-Founder

Howard
CEO | Co-Founder

Howard is an INFP with over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry. He is proud to have earned his MA in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Fletcher - COO

Fletcher
COO

Fletcher is an ENTP. He's always asking "why" and searching for ways to do things better.

Ralph - CTO | Co-Founder

Ralph
CTO | Co-Founder

Ralph is an ENTP. He's a serial entrepreneur and avid sailor, who loves tech, building products and great teams. His spirit animal is a butterfly.

Pam - Director of Product

Pam
Director of Product

Pam leads the Product team at SimplePractice and is an ENFP. Besides building products, she enjoys interacting with customers and watching bad reality TV.

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Kathy
Director of Product Design

A product designer with over 10 years of experience across a variety of industries, Kathy is an INTJ with a particular love for building SaaS products. She’s an avid Ashtanga yoga pracitioner and dog lover who loves exploring LA with her poodle mix Penelope.

Charlene - Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Charlene
Manager of Strategic Initiatives

Charlene is an INTJ who loves taking on new challenges and solving problems. She enjoys snowy mountain ski days and traveling. Her favorite places to travel are Sydney and Tokyo!

Phillip - Product Communication Manager

Phillip
Product Communication Manager

Phillip is an ENTP. He owns over 30 board games and can be seen around LA performing improv and standup comedy.

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Daren
Senior Data Analyst

Daren works closely with the product, marketing, and customer support teams to help them use data to guide their decision-making. Her background is in statistics and business analytics, but she's also an expert at many other unrelated things like vacuuming, finding good deals, and navigating Los Angeles.

Tricia - Culturalist

Tricia
Culturalist

Tricia is left handed and right brained with an appetite for life. She's a free spirit with an entrepreneurial attitude who appreciates the uniqueness of others. She’s a culinarian, mother of a feisty 7 year-old, kitchen experimenter, and adventure seeker.

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Paula
Project Manager

Paula is an LA native. She graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a Psychology Degree and quickly started working in the Addiction Treatment field. She has spent the better part of 8 years managing call centers that helped connect people struggling with all types of mental health and addiction issues to treatment resources. She is a travel enthusiast, an adrenaline junkie, and a mom to a pitbull named Brooklyn.

Tiffany - Product Designer

Tiffany
Senior Product Designer

Tiffany is an INFJ. She’s originally from Australia but has traveled extensively. She’ s a dog foster-mom and practices Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 5 times a week.

Jeff - Senior Product Designer

Jeff
Senior Product Designer

Jeff is an ISFJ-A, a self-proclaimed nerd, product designer, front-end tinkerer, husband and father. He loves garage rock, Led Zeppelin vinyls, minivans, Tolkien & Discworld, and colorful pants.

Dali

Dali
Senior Frontend Engineer

Dali is an INTJ and aspires to live in the woods. By circumstance, he can be seen in front of a screen during most of his waking hours.

Dmitry

Dmitry
Head Engineer

Dmitry loves building, scaling, monitoring, and maintaining complex systems. Apart from being a tech nerd, he enjoys beating bosses in Nintendo games, reading sci-fi, and binge-watching whatever is new on Netflix. If he's not online, he's probably on a road trip or flying somewhere, in a constant search for nice food and coffee.

Pavel

Pavel
Senior Fullstack Engineer

Pavel is an ISTP. He has a giant husky, loves watching e-sports, playing board games with friends, and traveling—he's been to about 25 countries!

Andrew

Andrew
Senior Software Engineer

Andrew is an INTJ. He’s an LA native who has hundreds of books and movies (mostly science fiction). He enjoys playing computer and board games, taking hikes where he practices nature photography, and runs triathlons.

Emily - Lead Visual Designer

Emily
Lead Visual Designer

Emily is an ISFP. She enjoys all aspects of art, especially the way design makes even mundane things beautiful and functional. She's super optimistic and likes to believe the best of people.

Joe

Joe
Web Designer

Joe is an INFP. He’s passionate about design, typography, and making complex ideas simple. He’s big on collaboration and staying positive when faced with a challenge. Joe loves tacos and is a proud dad to a Labrador Retriever named Jake.

Rachel - Controller

Rachel
Controller

Rachel Just moved cross country to LA. She loves doing jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles, and hanging out with her dog, Reggie. She looks forward to teaching him how to surf!

Deepa - Business Development Associate

Deepa
Business Development Associate

Deepa is an INFJ, who helps manage strategic partnerships and conferences at SimplePractice. While she's studying for her MHA degree in her spare time, Deepa also enjoys exploring the city!

Jessica

Jessica
Consultant

Jessica is an ENFP, a licensed therapist in private practice in Santa Monica, and a long-time member of the SimplePractice family. She loves meditation, lifting heavy things, and is strangely proud of her cat Tabasco’s instagram account.

Alex - Director of Customer Success

Alex
Director of Customer Success

Alex is an INTJ. He's an LA native who reaches his flow by splitting lanes on his motorcycle on the freeways. You'll find him at his favourite breakfast spot with his sons in K-Town early weekend mornings.

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Dylan
SmartBilling Pro Manager

Dylan is an ENFJ-A. He is a life-long music fan and musician who loves to spend his free time in his rehearsal studio banging on drums and playing loud guitars. Recording original music is his favorite way to enjoy the day. He loves cats, traveling and old episodes of the Simpsons.

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Stephanie
Medical Billing Specialist

Stephanie has over 36 years experience in the healthcare industry as a medical biller and collector. She has 3 grown children and 7 grandchildren! She loves to travel, go to jazz festivals, camp, and has a toy poodle named Chewy.

Will - Senior Insurance Specialist

Will
Senior Insurance Specialist

Will is an ESFJ. Complicated things don't scare him. He's also the resident insurance guru. He likes early morning walks, new podcasts, and has jumped out of a plane before!

Tiffany - Insurance Specialist

Tiffany
Senior Insurance Specialist

Tiffany is an INFJ. On weekends she goes on rock climbing adventures with her adorable doggo son, Cosmo. When she's not training hard for her rock climbing career, she enjoys an occasional binge on video games, sci-fi, mystery, fantasy, and anime shows, and browsing through Reddit.

Marisa - Product Specialist

Marisa
Product Specialist

Marisa is an ENFP-A, born in the south and raised on hospitality. She's a film buff who writes fan fiction in her spare time, loves British comedies, and world exploration.

Jaki - Senior Product Specialist

Jaki
Senior Product Specialist

Jaki is an ENFJ who attended comic-cons for over a decade and has a lot of opinions about sci-fi and pop culture. She will eat anything with melted cheese on it.

Maggie - Insurance Specialist

Maggie
Insurance Specialist

Maggie is an ENFP and a Pittsburgh native. When she's not tackling insurance tickets she enjoys reading, drinking tea, and fine-dining.

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Michelle
Technical Product Specialist

Michelle is originally from Palm Beach Island, FL. She loves the beach, cats, wine, and delicious foods. She's a total nerd and has been in tech her entire career, despite earning a BA in History. She's a gamer, a lifelong learner, and loves to travel — she's seen 49 of the 50 states, most of Europe, North Africa, most of the Caribbean, Mexico, and Russia.

Laura - Product Specialist

Laura
Product and Knowledge Center Specialist

Laura is an ENFJ. She’s an Alabama transplant who enjoys treating everything like an adventure, reading sci-fi and fantasy novels, playing video games, catching late movies, and exploring LA.

Dustin - Product Specialist

Dustin
Insurance Specialist

Dustin is an INFJ who sings a cappella, practices yoga, and hopes to one day be a Jiu Jitsu master. The force is strong in this one.

Ryan - Product Specialist

Ryan
Product Specialist

Ryan is an ENFP-A. He's an adventure/adrenaline junkie, musician, traveler, and off-road racer. John Muir is his spirit animal.

Cate - Product Specialist

Cate
Product Specialist

Cate is an ENFP. She loves doing anything outside, skiing, walking her dogs, DIY crafts and refinishing furniture projects. She's a fan of Winter, snow, and sushi.

Michael - Product Specialist

Michael
Product Specialist

Michael is an INFJ, mostly. He has worn many hats in his professional life and SimplePractice offers the chance to flex some new muscles. He's a geek to the core, and enjoys making food for his family.

Dominique - Product Specialist

Dominique
Product Specialist

Dominique's an ENFJ-A. On weekends you can find her getting lost in music, her writing or attempting to dance. She's a yogi and avid traveler who is always ready for the next adventure.

Ellie - Product Specialist

Ellie
Insurance Specialist

Ellie is an ENFP and a huge Star Wars nerd. She's very into horror movies, but electronic music has her heart. She spends nights and weekends producing, writing, and singing.

Paige - Product Specialist

Paige
Product Specialist

Paige is an ENFP, CA native, and pizza enthusiast. Outside of work, she can be found recording new episodes of her true crime podcast, managing the lineup for her RuPaul's Drag Race Fantasy League, or performing standup comedy.

Anne - Product Specialist

Anne
Product Specialist

Anne is an INTP. She spent the last 4 years working for international companies in China, Australia, and Thailand. Last year she started a small project selling handmade meditation cushions supporting female entrepreneurs in Thailand.

Sasha - Product Specialist

Sasha
Product Specialist

Sasha is originally from Novi Sad, Serbia. In her free time she gives private basketball lessons. She loves socializing and meeting new people with different backgrounds, enjoys working out as well as beach & mountain activities, and occasional dancing nights.

Ashley - Insurance Specialist

Ashley
Insurance Specialist

Ashley is an ESFJ. She grew up in Tulare, CA, a small town know for dairies and the Farm Show. She's worked in the medical insurance field for over 10 years, and just moved down to LA from Portland, OR, partly to be closer to her very large extended family!

Marlina - Product Specialist

Marlina
Product Specialist

Marlina is an ENFP. She's passionate about mental health, social rights, and anything covered in chocolate. Aside from the New England states, Alaska, and Iowa, she has been to every U.S. state.

Niki

Niki
Customer Success Coordinator

Niki is an ENFP. She loves people and connection and is on a mission to live life to the fullest. She is extremely passionate about inner well-being and all things loving. In her free time she likes to read, write, explore, work out, eat healthy food and sing.

Natasha

Natasha
Product Specialist

Natasha is an ENFJ. Most of her free time is spent at the Westside Comedy Theater, where she has been performing improv for four years. She thinks about food a lot (cooking and eating it), loves any dog in the general vicinity, and actively consumes pop culture.

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Gillian
Product & Community Specialist

Gillian is an ENFJ. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a double major in Criminology and Gender Studies, then worked in both startups and consulting before making the move to California. On weekends, she loves hiking, experimenting in the kitchen, and playing hardcourt bike polo.

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Charlie
Product Specialist

Charlie is an ENFP. He's been an actor, director and producer of plays, and also an art dealer, a perfume exec, a charter captain, ditch digger, and Spiderman. Charlie loves singing bass with his acapella doo-wop group of 30 years, The Mighty Echoes, and going to the LA Philharmonic with his wife.

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Philip
Product Specialist

Philip is an ESFJ. His biggest passions are in music and traveling. After seeing bits of Asia and Europe, music is what brought him back to Los Angeles as most of his free time is spent managing a close friend and organizing events for the underground. He enjoys cooking tasty meals for friends and satisfying his sweet tooth.

Melinda

Melinda
Product Specialist

Melinda is an ESFP. She is the oldest of seven, so she is a manifestation of chaos. She and her husband own two dogs- one named Bilbo, the other, Bulma, as well as a sweet little Scottish Fold cat named Ludo. In her free time, she loves to walk her dogs and go to concerts.

Mike

Mike
Product Specialist

Mike was born and raised in the Saddleback Valley region of Orange County. Originally a graduate of Cal-State Fullerton's Radio-TV-Film program, he has most recently been a professional chef and chef instructor teaching cooking classes. He loves animals and spends most of his free time volunteering at the Burbank Animal Shelter.

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“Honestly, I am consistently blown away by the speedy and conscientious support from SimplePractice. I don’t know if I have ever experienced better support from any other company.”

— TIFFANY D.

“I have been searching for a way to manage my mental health practice without hiring someone. I need practicality, simplicity and speed. SimplePractice exceeded my expectations. The customer service is amazing. I’m hooked.”

— JENNY S.

We believe that simplicity should be at the core of our products. Our goal is to make secure, powerful, and easy-to-use software that exceeds your expectations.

WHY WE STARTED SIMPLEPRACTICE

The idea for SimplePractice came from our desire to build a practice management software product that would be simple, intuitive and easy to use. The core product provides the necessary features to run your practice and help meet the legal and ethical requirements to document treatment and protect patient information. We are deeply committed to working to always improve the user experience and responsibly add features that bring value to the product.