Our Leadership Team
Virginia Feldman, MD
Co-founder & CEO
As CEO, Virginia oversees the strategic direction of all operations and product design at Nexus Health. Prior to Nexus Health, Virginia co-founded the Hudson Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center, which in 2014 served over 3,500 surgical cases and generated $5M in revenue. Before founding Hudson Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center, Virginia served as President and Managing Partner of Hudson Valley Ear, Nose & Throat (HVENT). She led HVENT through a strategic merger with ENT and Allergy Associates, the largest ENT practice in the United States.
Virginia graduated from New York Medical College in 1991 and completed her residency in General Surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City, and her residency in Otolaryngology at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Ryan Sparks, MS MBA
Co-founder & CRO
As Chief Revenue Officer, Ryan is responsible for product design, corporate marketing, and business development. Through these functions, Ryan and his team create solutions, drive awareness, and demand generation for Nexus Health Resources.
Prior to Nexus Health Resources, Ryan spent 11 years at Relias Learning/Care2Learn. Through his tenure at Relias Learning/Care2Learn, Ryan served as national accounts director, responsible for business development and strategic renewals for healthcare accounts. Ryan also held the role of general manager, overseeing content development, account management, and sales operations. Ryan holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida, a Master of Science in instructional systems design, and a Bachelor of Science in communications from Florida State University
Co-founder & CIO
Scott serves as Chief Information Officer for Nexus Health Resources. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the technological direction of NexusConnexions, which includes developing and implementing strategic and tactical goals, policies and procedures for all IT-related projects.
With over 15 years of experience in IT, Scott has a strong understanding of how a business can align development efforts in order to maximize growth. Prior to joining Nexus Health, he most recently served as President and CIO of Code Solutions, Inc., an IT consulting firm, where he provided technical advice and solutions for clients including Ideal Image. Previously, he spent six years as Vice President of Software Development for a suite of companies that included VectorLearning.com, RedVector.com, Care2Learn.com and CiNet.com. In this role, he managed the main application, which supported over a million users, and created and refined numerous company policies and processes to create a more efficient, scalable and productive company.
Scott earned his bachelor’s in workforce education and development from the University of Southern Illinois. He is a Certified Scrum Master in Agile Software Development and Methodology as well as a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer.
Tim Jones, MBA
Vice President of Sales
As Vice President of Sales, Tim is responsible for new revenue creation, sales team management and partner development for Nexus Health Resources.
Tim brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience to Nexus Health ranging from physician sales to clinical trials to extensive experience in post-acute care. He has a track record of quota exceeding sales performances in EHR software sales and most recently as the top revenue producer for Relias Learning for the past three years.
Tim holds an MBA from Alfred University and a BA in Communications from Mansfield University where he was a member of the nationally ranked Mansfield University Mountaineer Baseball team.
Diane Smith, RN CNOR CASC
Director, Care Coordination
As Director of Care Coordination, Diane is responsible for day to day activities of the care transitions team and clinical expertise in product development. Through these functions, Diane ensures high quality care transition services.
Prior to Nexus Health Resources, Diane spent 20+ years in clinical nursing and administrative positions. Diane had a leadership role in a post-acute care facility for 2 years. Diane returned to the hospital setting working in the OR and became certified CNOR in 2006.
Diane also held positions as director of nursing and administrator at Hudson Valley Ambulatory Surgery. As administrator Diane became certified CASC in 2010.