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Senior Management Team

Manik Rao

Manik Rao

SVP - Finance

Manik Rao has over 30 years of experience in Finance and Accounts. He holds an Executive certification from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) (Calcutta) in Applied Finance, holds International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) certification from KPMG and a degree from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Andhra University, India.

Chris Taft

Chris Taft

VP - Finance

Chris Taft is an experienced Business Leader and Finance/ M&A Professional with a demonstrated history of executing in high pressure situations. Chris earned his B.S. in Accounting & Finance at the University of Richmond and his MBA from the University of Louisville

Tarun Sharma

Tarun Sharma

SVP - RCM

Tarun Sharma serves as Vice President of Revenue Cycle for Advantum Health. In his role, he has responsibility for the Company’s largest service lines within its RCM business unit. He brings with him over 20 years of healthcare industry experience. He holds bachelor’s degree in Commerce & MBA in Healthcare.

Sarang Malwatkar

Sarang Malwatkar

VP - Engineering

Sarang Malwatkar is a graduate from IIT Bombay and educated from CDAC and IIM Calcutta. He has 26 years of experience in Product Development, Project Management, and Operations. Sarang joined Advantum Health in 2018 to lead the development of a robust AI Strategy.

Andrea Utterback

Andrea Utterback

VP - Client Engagement

CPC, CRIP

Andrea Utterback has more than 22 years of revenue cycle experience including professional and facility fee services.  Ms. Utterback serves as the Sr. Director of Client Engagement where she is responsible for overall client health, retention, and satisfaction. Ms. Utterback holds certifications in both coding (CPC) and charge master integrity (CRIP) through AAHAM.

Samantha Wagner

Samantha Wagner

VP - Process Improvement

Samantha has a master’s degree in healthcare administration and has more than 15 years of healthcare revenue cycle experience. Her vast background, includes working extensively with physician groups of all specialties, as well as large hospital systems.

Nancy Nelson

Nancy Nelson

Senior Director - RCM, Enterprise Clients

BSN, RN, CCDS, CPC, CPMA

Nancy started her healthcare career in 1993 as a nurse assistant while completing college and obtaining her registered nursing license. After many years as an RN in direct patient care, she joined the revenue cycle to assist in development of clinical documentation improvement program and as a Revenue Cycle Director. She currently leads the Advantum’s Enterprise Client Team.

Shiva Shankar Madgula

Shiva Shankar Madgula

Associate VP, Human Resources

With a background in technologies and a strong foundation in Human Resource management, Shiva S Madgula brings HR business strategies to develop organization’s people, processes and productivity. Shiv, is a constructive HR Professional with 14 years of experience in designing comprehensive HR solutions to meet key business requirements that align with the organizations short- and long-term business objectives. Shiv’s key experience is in transforming HR into a business partner through Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Engagement and Retention to improve productivity and profitability of organizations.

Crystal Pinnix

Crystal Pinnix

Human Resource Manager

Crystal has 25+ years of progressive experience, in Human Resource Management. She holds a BS in Business Administration from Kentucky State University. Her many years, and various roles, within Human Resources has prepared her to apply her skills to promote positive changes with in the organization.