Meet Your Team!
We’re positive, passionate people who are serious about creating an experience for our customers that’s unlike any practice management platform you’ve ever used. We hope it shows.
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 is an ENTP. He’s always asking “why” and searching for ways to do things better.
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.
Manager of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships
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!
VP 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.
Senior Director of Marketing
Regan is an ESTJ with over two decades of experience shaping brand narratives. An avid reader, gamer, and cinephile, Regan is a sucker for a great story, in any medium. That is of course when he is not out and about with his wife and two young children.
VP of Engineering
Jonathan is an ISFP. He believes technology should be used to solve problems and make life better for people. He’s a 4th generation clarinet player and views building awesome tech as a creative pursuit. When he’s not working he’s likely at a railway museum or botanical garden with his family.
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!
Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives
McClees is an ENFJ with an interdisciplinary background in the use of design+technology for community development. In her free time, she loves walking in nature or listening to obscure music and enjoying time with energizing people.
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.
Senior Associate, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships
Deepa is an INFJ, who manages strategic partnerships, projects, and conferences at SimplePractice. While she’s currently studying for her MHA degree, Deepa also enjoys exploring the city in her spare time!
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.
Senior Product Designer
Jason is an ENTP-A with a passion for solving problems through technology and design. He currently lives in Nashville, TN with his family where he spends his free time writing and recording music, searching for his latest addition to his 80s movie collection, and has recently picked up skateboarding again.
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.
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!
Lead Mobile Engineer
Oleksandr is an INTP. Other than writing code, he loves traveling to new destinations and discovering new ramen shops.
Systems Reliability/Devops Engineer
Javad is an ENFP, engineer, and musician with mathematician degree. He loves camping in the forest or desert, books, cooking, and finding alternative solutions for any problem. Digging deep in systems and algorithms is his habit.
Noah is an INFJ, engineer, designer, musician, and all around generalist. He enjoys traveling, cooking, and eating, but mostly eating.
Quality Assurance Engineer
Yana is ENFP, enjoys nature, inline skating, and water sports. One may say the glass is half full, another says the glass is half empty. To Yana, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.
Senior Front-End Engineer
Ryan is an ISFJ-A. He’s an aspiring ninja, but with chronic back pain so he hasn’t quit his day job to pursue that pipedream. Speaking of his day job, he prefers tabs for indentation when writing code. When not coding, he loves spending time with his family, especially watching the news with his newborn son. If you want to be Ryan’s friend, you should share his passion for traveling, snowboarding, lawn mowing and AM radio.
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.
Lead 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.
Nick is an INFP. A Western New York native, a nerd, and a wordsmith. He loves storytelling in all mediums, from blogs to musicals, from films to comic books. Nick’s heart is always with his wife and their rescue dog Ellie, and, despite his long tenure in Southern California, with Buffalo sports teams and wings as well.
Product Marketing Manager, Verticals
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.
Partnership Manager, Verticals
Maggie is an ENFP and a Pittsburgh native. She is passionate about public health. In her role she strives to build relationships that will make patient care more effective and accessible. In her free time she enjoys reading, eating and spending time with her dog son Brock Lee.
Marketing Intelligence Manager
Arielle is an ISFJ. She’s especially interested in learning about people, and looks for ways to appreciate what makes each of us unique. She loves to try new things, overcome her fears, and identify her true passions, and she enjoys spontaneous travel and reading about science.
Digital Marketing Manager
Shad is an Ohio native and INFP-T with 10 years of digital marketing experience. With a background in both marketing and design, he often works in both creative and strategic capacities on the marketing team. He’s extremely passionate about health & wellness, reading, picking up new hobbies (currently guitar & mandarin) and is obsessed with dogs.
Senior Content Producer—Video & Multimedia
Travis is an INFP and Michigan native. A visual communicator at heart, he loves film, art, design and photography. He likes to laugh, stays curious and doesn’t shy away from a challenge—including running his first marathon last fall. To recharge, Travis likes to be in nature, hiking a local trail or reading a book at the beach.
Community and Social Media Lead
Gillian is an ENFP, a bicyclist, a loyal servant to her little black cat Smokey, and a big fan of watching things grow and flourish. When she’s not managing the SimplePractice Community and helping our customers build their practices, she’s most likely making a mess in the kitchen, tending to her 50+ houseplants, or playing hardcourt bike polo.
Social Media Manager
Jennie is an ENTJ with a passion for social media and digital marketing. With over seven years of experience helping companies enhance their social and digital marketing needs, her hobby has blossomed into a purpose. During her off-time, Jennie enjoys gaming, playing the guitar, and practicing yoga.
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!
People Operations and Finance Coordinator
Morgan is an ENFJ. She loves traveling, experiencing other cultures, and meeting new people. In her free time she enjoys seeing live music, hiking, and relaxing by the beach.
Jennifer is a Los Angeles native who enjoys everything outdoors. She’s worked different areas of law, as a Certified Paralegal, and has supported C-level executives in the finance and IT security industries as an Executive Assistant.
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.
Education Director, SimplePractice Learning
As the CE Program Director and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Dr. Ben Caldwell is passionate about bringing the highest quality CEs to behavioral health professionals around the world.
Data and Operations Analyst
Nikhil is an ISFP. He enjoys sudoku puzzles, running, and watching the Yankees. After 4 years in LA, he still gets excited about every beautiful sunny day.
Insurance Team Lead
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 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.
Knowledge Systems Manager
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.
Senior 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.
Insurance and Team Member Onboarding 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.
Customer and Team Member Onboarding Lead
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, sushi, and floral fashions. In her free time she’s usually out and about in LA watching for celebrities!
Customer Success and Retention Lead
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.
Product Specialist—Group Practices
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.
Product and Onboarding 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 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!
Ben is an INFJ who values logic, efficiency, and craftsmanship. He can never get enough details and loves a fully painted picture. Some of his favorite pastimes include: quietly recharging at home, exploring remote stretches of pristine nature, and watching old episodes of Sifl and Olly.
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.
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.
Product Specialists Team Lead
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.
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 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.
Technical Product Specialist
Liz is an ENFP with an eclectic background in geography and entertainment. She believes technology and wellness go hand-in-hand. Born in a Boston blizzard, she’s called LA home for the past 12 years. Outside of the office you’ll find this amateur art patron at a gallery, on her bicycle, or working on a novel manuscript.
Mike is an ENFP. He was born and raised in Orange County, CA. 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.
Product Specialist – SLP
Kelsey is an ENFJ. She received her degree in Speech-Language Pathology and spent her time as a therapist providing speech services to young children in their homes. She enjoys staying active both outdoors and indoors, trying her hand at various activities such as boxing, yoga, and cycling.
Nora is an ENFP. She loves adventuring outdoors, solving challenging math puzzles, experimenting with film photography, and drawing.
Avi is an ENFJ. In his free time, he enjoys seeing live music, baking bread, playing guitar, rolling backgammon, and pretty much anything and everything outdoors.
Liz is an ESFP. She loves contemplative moments at the beach, trying new recipes and restaurants with friends, and conversations about culture and identity. After undergrad, she spent a year mentoring university students and exploring parts of Asia.
Amber is an ENFP. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology, and is currently furthering her studies. Her free time is dominated by the whims of her precious daughters Nia and Emmie, trying new recipes, and listening to self-help podcasts.
Mariana is an INFJ who depending on the environment can flex towards extroversion. She tends to see the best in even the most unfortunate situations and values kindness and flexibility. She spends her free time doing yoga with her young niece and nephew.
Technical Support Engineer
Edgar is an INFJ and a Los Angeles native. He’s a huge fan of Marvel, specifically Spiderman, and electronic music—he listens to it to help him focus.
Brian is an ENFJ. He has a deep love for storytelling through words and pictures, leading him through a diverse career as a cartoonist, a writer, an animation producer, a Tarot reader, a UX designer, and more. In his free time, Brian can be found drawing comics, playing video games, road-tripping to festivals, and tracking down weird artsy events in secret locations.
Avery is an ENFJ and a recent graduate of UCLA where he studied biological anthropology. He is interested in evolution and behavior and enjoys reading books about psychology and philosophy. He’s involved in research at the Veteran’s Affairs hospital in Westwood and takes calls for a crisis line.
Customer Success Associate
Jeremiah is an ESFP who loves reading and spending time in coffee shops. He’s originally from the Bay Area, but has come to call Los Angeles his home. In his free time, you will find him drinking milk tea and eating brunch with his fiancee.
Product Specialist—Group Practices
Matt is an INFJ and dog person. He has two pups back home in New York that he misses dearly. In his free time he loves cooking, biking, listening to podcasts and going on spontaneous trips (often the more distant and obscure, the better). In his most sublime state you can find him outfitted in SCUBA gear, underwater, and with a beaming smile on his face.
Alec is an ISFJ. Born a New England sports fan but raised in the Pacific Northwest he enjoys basketball and golf, growing his sneaker collection, consuming pop culture, and one bite amateur food reviews. His Mount Rushmore of favorite places includes Fenway Park, The Gorge Amphitheater, Mt. Rainier, and Costco.
Tina is an ISFJ-A. She’s passionate about mental health and wellness, and enjoys helping people. She also loves to travel (favorite destination: Costa Rica) and ride horses during her free time.
Emma is an INFP. She recently graduated from Scripps College with a degree in Psychology. Originally from Chicago, Emma moved LA in pursuit of sunnier days. In her free time, she can be found at the beach, playing tennis, or reading psychological thrillers.
Alex is an INFJ and a proud UCLA grad. He is an avid pop culture enthusiast whose hobbies include geeking out over graphic novels, slowly chipping away at his ever-growing Netflix queue, and curating playlists for friends and strangers alike. You can often find him at the library, on a hike, or out at a concert.
Lindsay is an ENFJ and was born and raised in Arizona. She attended ASU and received her B.A. in Journalism, then went on to receive her Law Degree. She is a lover of working out, teaching pilates, traveling, shoes and the beach. In her spare time, you can find her at a studio teaching, wandering the Venice Beach boardwalk or wine tasting in Los Olivos.
Product Specialist—Yoga and Massage Therapy
Stephanie is an ENFJ. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH she graduated from Kent State University with a degree in Psychology. After pursuing her degree she became a Registered Yoga Instructor and Certified Massage Therapist. In her free time she loves traveling and hiking with her two dogs.
Customer Success Associate
Brennan is an ENFP-T. With a background in engineering and community development, he loves how technology has changed the way we interact and meet new people in our lives. If he’s not curled in a corner with a new fantasy series, he’s probably long boarding the streets of LA.
Customer Success Associate
Lucila is a ENFP. She enjoys speaking to people about their passion and loves to assist people to achieve their goals. In her free time, Lucila is likely looking for the best restaurant to eat at or planning her next travel location.
Whitney is an INFJ who has taught yoga in Los Angeles for almost ten years. She graduated UCLA in MIMG and English, and flies as a professional aerialist in her spare time. She loves relaxing and traveling with her wife and two cats. Smiles are contagious, and Whitney’s goal is to spread joy and love to all she meets.
Kendyl is an ENFP. She has an AA in Mathematics from Berkeley City College and a BA in Philosophy from UCLA. She’s a huge fan of racing, gaming, and taking walks around the city, with no particular destination in mind.
Ruth is an ENFP. She attempts to stay socially and politically conscious through participating in social justice initiatives. In her free time, Ruth reads historical fiction, mines for bare-minimum truths in astrological findings, considers herself a renowned hostess of intimate dinner parties, and occasionally expresses personal musings in written text.
The most important part of our company is you.
SimplePractice is built for you and supporting your success is one of our top priorities. We strive to provide you with unparalleled support and encourage you to let us know how we can improve our products to serve you better.
“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.