Meet Our Team

We may come from different professional backgrounds but we all share a common awareness and drive to improve communities across the country by using technology.

Co-Founders

Dan Brillman

Co-Founder & CEO

Dan is passionate about helping others and tackling tough issues. After graduating from Yale University, Dan entered the finance world in NYC, but knew he wanted something more. He later joined the Air Force Reserves as a pilot and still serves today. After several combat deployments, Dan graduated from Columbia Business School in 2012 and began his entrepreneurial work with Scout Ventures, a Venture Capital firm, while teaming up with his Unite Us co-founders. He enjoys all sports… but only teams from Philadelphia...

If Dan could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Teddy Roosevelt, Neil Armstrong, and John Kruk.

Taylor Justice

Co-Founder & President

Taylor began his entrepreneurial journey shortly after he left the military in 2007. He is often evangelizing the need for collaboration technology within most industries. Taylor holds academic allegiance to West Point and Columbia (MBA). He enjoys the company of innovative thinkers and witty minds, has an abnormal obsession with documentaries, and loves reading the histories of successful leaders. Taylor lives in New York City with his wife Meghan.

If Taylor could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill, and Tony Stark a.k.a. Ironman (as played by Robert Downey Jr.)

Andrew Price

Co-Founder & Director of Outreach

Andrew has been in development and outreach for many years. He is passionate about the military and helping the ones that keep us safe is what he’s all about. As a co-founder and Director of Outreach, he is able to tap a great network of businesses and professionals in different fields. He is an avid outdoorsman, skier, golfer, and sport shooter.

If Andrew could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Ronald Reagan, Stonewall Jackson, and Kelly Slater.

Skye Brillman

Chief Canine Officer

Skye is a Golden Retriever born January 13, 2017, originally from Swan Lake, NY and now lives in NYC with her parents. Skye's primary responsibilities at Unite Us include welcoming visitors, napping, and keeping the floors clean. She is passionate about helping others, finishing their meals, and is always willing to help clear the sidewalks of pigeons.

Skye graduated Premier Dog Training’s Puppy Bootcamp at the bottom of her class with regard to skills but is a highly capable networker. She prefers a flexible work schedule and makes appearances at the office when peanut butter is rumored to be available. Skye's interests include squirrels, the insides of fluffy toys, and her parents' doorman.

If Skye could choose 3 famous best friends it would be the alleged inventors of peanut butter: Skippy, Jif, and Peter Pan.

Sales & Marketing

Steve Strauss

Network Development

Steve is a reformed attorney and former non-profiteer. Fresh out of law school, he clerked for a Criminal Division judge in the Newark, NJ Superior Court. Later, he dug into a corporate litigation career. Before long, Steve was overcome by his passion for social justice. He joined an NYC antipoverty nonprofit and spent several years helping to bring the program to national scale. Steve was thrilled to join the Unite Us team. Through his Network Development role, he gets to meet tons of great service providers and forward-thinking government leaders. Outside the office, Steve enjoys Mets baseball, news-satire tv programming, and adventurous NYC eats.

If Steve could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Imhotep, Hermione Granger, and Bill Murray.

Jennifer Humphrey

Network Development

Jennifer is a former allopathic medical student driven to make a difference for the most vulnerable patients around the country. An expert in improving health outcomes and optimizing hospital utilization, Jennifer previously worked in healthcare analytics as Regional Territory Manager for the entire Midwest and Western United States. A nationally sought speaker who specializes in business development and physician consulting, Jennifer has worked with some of the nation’s largest and most esteemed integrated delivery networks. Prior to her roles within HIT, Jennifer completed internships at the National Institutes of Health, Center for Cancer Research, and University of South Carolina Cancer Genetics Lab, as well as served as Clinical Research Coordinator for international nephrology drug development trials. With multiple publications, including peer-reviewed academic medical journals, Jennifer enjoys cooking, entertaining, impressionist art, yoga, listening to the Rolling Stones, and traveling the world (preferably to locations where drinks come in coconuts).

If Jennifer could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Charles Darwin, John Lennon, and Zsa Zsa Gabor.

David McDonald

Network Development

Sabina Loscalzo

Marketing Director

After graduating from The Elliott School at George Washington University, Sabina moved to New York City to begin her career in marketing at AXA, a French insurance company. Her background in marketing and her passion for community development brought her to Unite Us as Marketing Manager. In her free time, Sabina loves to cook, explore new places, and advocate for individuals with Down Syndrome.

If Sabina could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Alicia Vikander, Yotam Ottolenghi, and Rachel Bilson.

Ally Pratt

Digital Marketing Associate

After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Psychobiology, Ally moved to NYC to explore digital marketing with Unite Us. Ally is passionate about everything marketing – from writing to graphic design to tracking data and analytics. She especially loves to investigate the intersection of strategic and creative decision-making. Ally is a perfectionist with a dream to inspire and tell stories that need to be told. In her free time, Ally enjoys vegan food, dog-spotting, and Netflix documentaries.

If Ally could choose three famous best friends, they would be Emma Watson, Hayao Miyazaki, and Leonardo da Vinci.

Customer Success

Micheline Tocco

Head of Customer Success

As an Account Manager at Unite Us, Micheline is passionate about helping our clients get the most from our partnership. She comes with a background in health and education, and her core expertise is in people and program management. After completing her degree in International Business at the University of Maryland, College Park, Micheline served as a Fulbright Scholar in Madrid, Spain, where she developed her love for teaching and travel. She enjoys dancing, fitness, and cooking up a storm, and can often be found planning her next outdoor adventure.

If Micheline could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Tina Fey, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Ellen DeGeneres.

Brian Longo

Account Manager

A friendly and energetic people person, Brian strives to make every customer feel like part of the Unite US family. Coming from a background in Sales and Service, and with a Bachelors in European History, Brian’s experience is as assorted as his personality. While not at work you can find him slaying dragons and in your neighborhood tavern.

If Brian could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Tyrion Lannister, Qui-Gon Jin, and Dwayne Johnson.

Sam Kimler

Account Manager

Working in Customer Success at Unite US, Sam has an intense passion for solving problems and making your Unite US experience as pleasant as possible. With a background in Sales/Marketing in the entertainment industry, Sam has experience working in high-pressure situations while keeping a cool head. While not at work, you can find Sam taking in a comedy show or cheering on his beloved Knicks.

If Sam could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Warren Buffet, Dave Chappelle, and Nicholas Cage.

Carole Sayegh

Account Manager

Rachel McMillan

Account Manager

As a member of the account management team at Unite Us, Rachel is passionate about connecting community members to resources and closing the loop on client and patient care. She has a background in international development, marketing, and SaaS customer success as well as global experience studying/working in Senegal, France, Nepal, Ghana, Tanzania, Abu Dhabi, and Cuba. She has a Bachelor’s in International Relations from Washington University in St. Louis and an MPH from NYU. She enjoys travel, group fitness, walking around New York, and ice cream.

If Rachel could choose 3 famous best friends they would be: Barack, Margot Robbie and Brene Brown.

Molly Blumgart

Community Engagement Manager

Molly brings a depth of experience in grant and network management in the nonprofit world to her role as Community Engagement Manager with Unite Us. She graduated with a BA in History and Hispanic Studies from the College of William & Mary, and moved up to New York a short time later. With a background in anti-poverty programs and healthcare access, Molly is passionate about the intersection of healthcare and social services. In her free time, she loves to explore the city’s ever-expanding barbecue scene, poke around used book stores, and find new running paths.

If Molly could choose three famous best friends, they would be: Michelle Obama, Margaret Atwood, and Ava DuVernay.

Olivia Button

Customer Success Manager

After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Public Health, Olivia moved to New York City to complete a service year with AmeriCorps as an Adolescent Health Educator. She loves studying the intersection between identity and health care access and brings to the Unite US team her experience in training and program coordination. In her free time, Olivia enjoys writing, riding her bike to new neighborhoods, and listening to live jazz.

If Olivia could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Amy Poehler, Phoebe Robinson, and Ira Glass.

Angela Petriello

Customer Success Manager

An alumna of NYU with a BA in Anthropology and Spanish, Angela has always been interested in helping vulnerable communities gain access to social services and healthcare. After serving in AmeriCorps, connecting low-income communities to nutrition resources, she worked with Care for the Homeless, a network of FQHCs serving homeless men, women, and children. Angela’s passion for improving health and social service systems through the use of data and technology developed at CFH as she launched new programs, managed federal grants, and supervised clinic administration. Angela is excited to bring her background in non-profit and operations management to the Unite Us team! Outside of the office, Angela enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, seeing live music, mentoring students, and traveling.

If Angela could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Janelle Monae, Michelle Obama, and Octavia Butler.

Mike Sharkey

Customer Success Representative

Michael is a strong believer in the power of “positive thinking,” something he attributes to his experience living with Crohn’s Disease since a diagnosis in 2003. A graduate from the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State University, he utilizes his technical knowledge and deep understanding of the end user to ensure a stable product and the best possible experience for Unite Us clients. “Sharkey” is a big fan of pizza and Apple products, most likely spending his time trying to convince you that a combination of those two things will solve all your problems.

If Sharkey could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Steve Jobs, Robin Williams, and Ferris Bueller (as played by Mathew Broderick).

Alyssa Kirschenbaum

Customer Success Representative

Alyssa's passion for equitable health care opportunities and improved population health led her to receive her BS in Social Work and Education Studies at Skidmore College and her MSW at the University of Pennsylvania. As an intern for Planned Parenthood and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, she saw the need for high-quality resources in vulnerable communities. Born and raised in NYC Alyssa is excited to return home and join the Unite Us team. Alyssa is a big fan of running in Central Park or doing yoga, eating pizza, and listening to Pod Save America (most likely all at the same time).

If Alyssa could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, and Cecile Richards.

Mary Bier

Account Manager

Mary has always been drawn to helping others and solving problems. This led her to work in the software and technology field, where she's enjoyed working strategically with clients in account and project management. Mary graduated from California Lutheran University with a B.A. in Spanish and holds an MBA from the same alma mater. She's passionate about travel, finding the best happy hours, and adventuring off the beaten path. Mary lives in West Point, New York with her husband and two children.

If Mary could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Michelle Obama, Sheryl Sandberg and Clay Matthews (Go Pack Go!)

Morgan Forrester

Community Engagement Manager

Morgan is a systems thinker, rooted in creating equitable systems for all, especially vulnerable populations. She is a multi-skilled program administrator with robust experience in the government and non-profit sectors, primarily working with health and child development programs. Upon graduating with her master’s in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morgan worked at the North Carolina Partnership for Children enhancing the early developmental screening system in North Carolina. Prior to coming to Unite Us, Morgan managed the Children’s Trust Fund grant at the North Carolina Division of Social Services. When Morgan isn’t working at Unite Us, she is supporting women as a Birth Doula, cooking up a storm, playing with her dog, and planning her next travel adventure.

If Morgan could pick 3 famous best friends they would be Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Obama, and Issa Rae. Bonus: Jen Hatmaker

Georgina Dukes

Community Engagement Manager

Georgina is a social justice advocate and is passionate about using healthcare as a vehicle to create social innovation. Georgina began her career in healthcare administration while a public health student at Clemson University, where she managed student and primary care clinics in low-income, rural areas. She has a masters degree in health administration from the Medical University of South Carolina where she continued to build her experience in healthcare through academic medical center strategic operations. After graduation, she was awarded the Duke Health Administrative Fellowship where she executed on projects bridging the gap between community health and hospital operations. When Georgina is not working, you can find her with her son, Romeo, either blogging on a life experience, dressed as a superhero at a Marvel Movie premiere, attending a local sports event, or advocating for equity with communities in need!

If Georgina could choose 3 famous best friends, they would be Oprah, Sheryl Sandberg, and Sean “Diddy” Combs.

Megan Lee Carlson

Community Engagement Manager

After graduating from North Carolina State University with a degree in biology, Megan received her Master’s of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Feeling the pull to her college roots, Megan moved back to Raleigh to pursue a career in public health. While in the triangle area, Megan has been able to build her reputation as a health outcome-driven professional with a passion for engaging community partners throughout the state. In her free time, she enjoys game nights with friends, couch time with her family, and randomly singing 90’s hip-hop/Broadway show tunes to herself.

If Megan could choose 3 famous best friends, they would be Beyoncé, Michael Scott, and Julia Roberts.

Technology

Michael De Lorenzo

CTO

Michael has been building new platforms for companies large and small across a variety of verticals for nearly 15 years. After earning a BS in Management Information Systems from Saint Joseph’s University, he’s experienced the highs and lows of life in venture-backed start-ups in San Francisco and New York City. Michael enjoys exploring new technologies and applying them to hard to solve problems. In the little free time he has, Michael spends time with his wife Jennifer and their three children.

If Michael could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Yogi Berra, Rudy Giuliani, and Rick Grimes.

Brad Arner

Senior Software Engineer

Brad has been building software products for start-ups since leaving the military. He is interested in creating applications that make people’s day-to-day life better. After graduating from Ohio State University, Brad joined the United States Army and served on deployments to Iraq and Africa. Brad is a programming language enthusiast. He is particularly interested in functional programming, machine learning and distributed computing. He spends all his free time with his wife and their son.

If Brad could choose 3 famous best friends they would be: The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Marcus Aurelias, Benjamin Franklin

Bill Alton

Senior Software Engineer

Bill is passionate about developing products that positively affect the lives of others. Since graduating from Illinois Tech in 2009, he has spent his time building a wide variety of products including websites, iPhone apps, and other software solutions. A product of the midwest, Bill loves the outdoors and has a strong do-it-yourself attitude which he uses to encourage others not to be afraid to tackle their problems head-on.

If Bill could choose 3 famous best friends they would be: Bob Vila, Galileo, Mitt Romney

Sherard Bailey

Senior Software Engineer

Sherard is originally from Trinidad and Tobago and moved to the US right after high school. He earned a BS in Math from Adelphi University and an MS in Computer Science from NYU. Over his career, he's crafted robust, scalable user experiences in a variety of technologies for several highly-trafficked sites including American Express, The Huffington Post and The Knot. This Spotify power-user enjoys biking around the city in summer, long weekends on the couch playing video games and shiny, new tech toys.

If Sherard could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Barack Obama, Dave Chappelle, and Alexander the Great.

Jacob Moeller

Senior Software Engineer

After graduating with a degree in physics from Mount Allison University in Canada, Jacob spent several years working as a geophysicist, collecting data on mountains and glaciers in Alaska and the Yukon. He somehow found his way out of the mountains and made a career transition to software development, working in Toronto and Virginia before he and his wife landed in New York City. Jacob enjoys learning new technologies and using them to solve meaningful problems. In his spare time he jogs, meditates and attempts to fly a kite in Prospect Park, so far with limited success.

If Jacob could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Carl Sagan, Carrie Brownstein, and Dennis Ritchie.

Stephen Golubieski

Senior Director UX/UI

Stephen’s long journey began in the later parts of the prior millennium where he started as a print designer quickly moving up the ranks to being a Senior Designer in the newspaper world (for anyone who remembers those). After moving to the magazine side of life he found a new passion in the film world where he edited and created special effects for up and coming directors. When the “app” revolution struck the world Stephen decided that he wanted to be a part of it helping a Fortune 500 company bring their medical reference application to the real world. Completing that he decided that he wanted to help new up and coming companies make some noise. Stephen has been in the start-up world since 2013.

If Stephen could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Groot, Bucky Barnes, and Andre Aggassi.

Micah Corn

Software Engineer

Micah moved up to New York 15 years ago and worked his way through Queens College earning a BS in Graphic Design. After spending two years as a freelance graphic designer he chose to dive into web development. He enjoys learning new technologies and is motivated to continuously improve himself professionally. In his free time, he can be found making arts and crafts with his wife Debra and their two daughters.

If Micah could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Claude Monet, Tom Rowlands/Ed Simmons, and Tom Brown Jr.

Alex Lee

Software Engineer

Alex has had an interesting journey to where he is now. Graduating from University of California San Diego with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, he moved to Austin Texas for three years to work as a Semiconductor Engineer. Realizing that his current industry wasn’t satisfying him from a technical perspective, he found a new passion in coding and web development. He moved to New York to start a new career and now finds himself challenging himself everyday with new technologies. In his free time, Alex likes to travel and explore.

If Alex could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Calvin, Hobbes, and Drake.

Tom Brehm

Software Engineer

Tom is originally from France where he worked as a freelance web developer for four years after having experience in industrial and database software development. His keenness for making things beautiful and functional comes from his interest in design and architecture. He likes finding new ways to solve common problems. In his free time, Tom enjoys discovering places and people.

If Tom could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Charles Eames, Tim Burton, and Magic Johnson.

Kevin Grammer

Software Engineer

Kevin has worn a lot of hats in his life, but only the kinds that don’t mess up his hair. Before becoming a developer in 2012, he spent time as a deli manager, college soccer coach and assistance editor, making dog and cat television shows for Animal Planet.

Kevin ended up getting his Masters in Computer Science and now utilizes his creative and technical skills to write clean, readable code (he also appreciates a nice UI). When he’s not riding the LIRR, Kevin enjoys playing soccer, watching movies and hanging out with his soon-to-be-wife, Jill, and their 5 lb. dog, A.C. Slater.

If Kevin could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Maya Rudolph, Phil Lynott, and the Brother From Teen Witch.

Bita Djaghouri

Software Engineer

After graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in American History and English, Bita learned how to write code, and worked as a developer in the tech industry for a number of years. She was later accepted into the engineering residency program at Codesmith where she collaborated with other programmers to build open-source projects. After Codesmith, Bita joined Unite Us where she is able to combine her enthusiasm for programming and problem-solving with her passion for helping others. She enjoys camping, watching documentaries, photography, and reading historical biographies. Bita recently moved to NYC with her dog, Django.

If Bita could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Barack Obama, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Daenerys Targaryen.

Abdoulaye Diack

QA Engineer

Originally from Paris, Abdoulaye started working for one of the largest french IPTV to improve their end-user experience. After a few years, he relocated to New York City where he continued to expand his skillset in Quality Assurance Engineering. Before joining Unite Us, he led the QA efforts of several media companies in the US including NBC Universal and AT&T which resulted in better products and contents being delivered to the public.

Abdoulaye holds a MS degree in Computer Science from Institut Mines-Télécom (France) and Polytechnique Montréal (Canada).

In his free time, Abdoulaye enjoys reading biographies, traveling with friends and family and attending Broadway shows. You can also catch him running up and down a basketball court on a beautiful day or at the gym.

If Abdoulaye could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Thomas Edison, Isabel Martínez de Perón, and Kobe Bryant.

George Hernandez

Senior Software Engineer

George has been developing software for over 10 years and considers it his true passion. He loves the challenge of making software as scalable and performant as possible. After serving five years in the United States Army, including a tour in Afghanistan, George attended Arizona State University, where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. In his free time, he enjoys spending all of the time he can with his wife and two little ones.

If George could choose 3 famous friends, they would be Dennis Ritchie, Pancho Villa, and Jack Kerouac.

Jeff Wood

Software Engineer

Damian Spriggs

QA Engineer

Product

Eshed Doni

VP of Product

Eshed is passionate about bringing good ideas to life and making life easier via the use of technology. Eshed finds it difficult to resist the temptation to build new solutions to address problems crying for solutions.

Eshed started his career as a software development manager in the Israeli Air Force and has since spent equal periods of time building, growing and evolving engineering and product teams, focusing on startups across a variety of markets. Eshed holds BSc in Computer Science and Economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the Technion. Eshed is an avid traveler and loves hiking and scuba diving.

If Eshed could choose 3 famous best friends, they would be The Dalai Lama, Paul Auster, and Paul David Hewson.

Emilia Toro

Product Manager

Emilia has worked in healthcare and technology in various capacities, and is happy to have settled at the intersection of the two. After studying International Development and Hispanic Studies at Brown University, she spent a few years in Washington DC as a global health consultant. She then moved to New York City and shifted gears for her first foray into tech at the online food ordering service Grubhub/Seamless. She jumped at the opportunity to bring her combined set of skills to the founding team of a patient engagement start-up, where she led product management. Emilia continues to enjoy building solutions for health and social service providers as well as their clients. In her free time, Emilia can be found exploring the city with her beloved dog, Gia.

If Emilia could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Stephen Colbert, Michelle Obama, and Pam/Jim from The Office (package deal).

Operations & Finance

Kelly Seeman

VP of Operations

After Kelly graduated from James Madison University with degrees in Accounting and Computer Information Systems, she moved to DC to experience the beltway for a few years. While there she provided project management support to the DoJ and DoD. Eventually, she found herself a little closer to home in NYC where she discovered a love for all things operations. Often, Kelly is referred to as the “jack of all trades” but really just loves a challenge and has a passion for helping people and civic technology. When she isn’t at Unite Us you can find her spending time with her friends and family, traveling somewhere, or binge watching Netflix on her couch.

If Kelly could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Sophia Loren, Joe Biden, and Meryl Streep.

Bill Perilli

CFO

Bill is a financial executive, specializing in the technology and financial services industries, with experience ranging from pre-revenue / startup through IPO. He currently serves as the CFO for Unite Us. Bill began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young, LLP in their Life Sciences assurance practice. Subsequently, he worked for two Ernst & Young clients: American Capital, publicly traded BDC traded under the ticker “ACAS” ($4B AUM; later acquired by Ares Management “ARES”) and Cardinal Partners, a boutique VC focused on Healthcare IT investing ($0.4B AUM), followed by several CFO roles at various Venture / PE backed technology startups.

If Bill could choose 3 famous best friends, they would be Vince Vaughn, Derek Jeter, and JC.

Brian LaFleur

Accounting Manager

After obtaining his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Binghamton University, Brian moved to NYC to begin his career at RSM, where he audited financial statements of public and private companies over a wide range of industries. He quickly developed a passion for start-up companies, particularly in the software industry. After gaining additional experience in the private sector at several software start-ups, Brian brings a strong financial and accounting background to Unite Us. While not at work, Brian spends his time with friends, seeking out new bars & restaurants in NYC, attending as many Islanders, Yankees and Jets games as humanly possible, and attempting to golf.

If Brian could choose 3 famous best friends they would be Dave Grohl, Ryan Reynolds, and Rickie Fowler.