SHP leadership team

We're driven to raise the bar on healthcare performance

Rob Paulsson

Rob Paulsson
President

Rob Paulsson has guided multiple healthcare technology companies to higher performance and greater value creation for customers, employees and shareholders. Rob joined SHP in 2015 and has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and operational execution of the company. Prior to SHP, Rob served as CEO of sourcing technology company MedPricer in Guilford, Connecticut and had also served as President of MedAssets Decision Support in El Segundo, California. Rob holds a BS in Accounting from the University of South Florida, a Masters of Accounting from the University of Miami and an MBA in Strategic Management from the Wharton School of Business.

Chris Attaya

Christopher Attaya
Vice President, Business Intelligence

Chris Attaya brings more than 28 years of experience in the Home Health and Hospice industry, achieved through a series of executive and consulting positions. Chris joined SHP in 2014, and is responsible for product development and client relationships to help clients achieve increased operational and financial performance through the use of SHP’s industry leading analytics platform and benchmark data. Prior to SHP, Chris was the CFO at the Visiting Nurse Association of Boston and had worked at Partners Health Care at Home as CFO and CEO. He received a BA in Public Health from Tufts University and an MBA from the Graduate School of Management at Boston University concentrating in Health Care Finance.

Chris Attaya

Christopher Attaya
Vice President, Product Strategy

Kevin Vogel

Kevin Vogel
Chief Technology Officer

Kevin Vogel has over 20 years of experience in the software industry as a CTO, enterprise architect and hands-on application developer delivering mission critical solutions across multiple industries. Kevin has led multiple technology companies from inception to acquisition. He has been part of the Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) team for over 11 years and in his current role as CTO, leads both the application and infrastructure development teams to create industry leading analytic and benchmarking software for the Home Health, Hospice and Infusion markets. Kevin holds a BS in computer science and MS in multimedia engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Zeb Clayton

Zeb Clayton
Vice President, Client Services

Zeb Clayton brings more than 20 years of customer support, statistical analysis, performance improvement and education experience to the Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) team. He joined SHP in 2006 to lead a Customer Service team dedicated to helping customers utilize healthcare data to improve their operational and financial performance. He also works closely with the SHP Development team to develop and maintain vendor partner interfaces in the post-acute healthcare space. Taking the lead in an educational role at SHP, Zeb frequently conducts national webinars for post-acute care providers and oversees the education process for all SHP clients. Prior to SHP, he spent 11 years working for a large international non-profit organization helping to modernize production and distribution processes and improve quality and operational efficiency.

Zeb Clayton

Zeb Clayton
Vice President, Client Services

Tatiana Nikitina

Tatiana Nikitina
Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Tatiana Nikitina has more than 20 years of healthcare and consulting experience with deep functional expertise in strategic marketing, sales, and customer solution development. Tatiana joined SHP in 2015 to focus on top line growth of all company products. Prior to SHP, Tatiana was a Chief Marketing Officer at xG Health Solutions, a population health and care redesign company. She started her career with Bain & Company, a strategy consulting firm before fully committing to healthcare by working at WebMD, Vitals and other organizations. Tatiana holds a BS in Finance degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and an MBA from Wharton Business School.

William Davis

William Davis
Vice President, Product Management and Innovation

William Davis has more than 30 years of healthcare management and operations experience with deep functional expertise in revenue cycle management, consulting and government operations. William joined SHP in 2017 to focus on new product innovation and connecting healthcare analytics. Prior to joining SHP, William lead the Revenue Cycle Management Consulting division at MedAssets/nThrive. He started his career in government healthcare / Medicare operations with Travelers and GTE, before leading revenue cycle management roles with Sun Healthcare, a long term healthcare provider, Rural/Metro, an emergency services provider, and the head healthcare operations at PRGX, which was part of the Medicare RAC pilot and national program rollout. William holds a BBA in Management degree from Augusta University.

Chris Attaya

William Davis
Vice President, Product Management and Innovation