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Leadership

The Strategic Health Leadership Team is supported by an exemplary board of directors with extensive healthcare, finance, and management experience, and an exceptional service team including health coaches, data, customer care, and administrative professionals.


Chance Whitton, Vice President Operations and Customer Experience
Chance leads SHS day-to-day operations, including all aspects of the customer delivery (account management, data management and customer engagement). Prior to joining SHS, Chance held various senior leadership roles during his 20 years with McKesson. Chance has extensive experience leading large professional services and customer support organizations, as well as successfully developing strong client relationships to increase customer value. Chance graduated from Kennesaw State University with a B.S. in Business Administration. In his personal pursuit for wellness, Chance is a fervent member of the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association and enjoys long distance cycling in his spare time. Additionally, Chance is a committed supporter of several charitable organizations such as American Cancer Society and Cystic Fibrosis.


Kara Tarantino, Vice President Marketing and Strategy
Kara leads marketing, communications, strategy, and planning for SHS. With 25 years in healthcare marketing, sales management, and pharmaceutical product development, Kara is passionate about bringing health and wellness to diverse populations, as well as developing trusted and actionable content with the goal of changing audience behavior. Kara holds a B.A. in Business Administration and French from Gettysburg College and has studied in Paris. Kara’s volunteer commitment includes serving on the board for the not-for-profit Georgia Alliance of Health Literacy. Kara enjoys fitness and is an avid stair stepper.


Susan Plumer, Vice President Healthcare Sales
Susan works with hospital executives to determine the programs and services needed to engage employee populations in wellness and drives the Strategic Health Service’s hospital reseller programs. Her experience includes over 20 years of experience in Healthcare IT in sales, marketing and strategy. Susan has a B.A. from Boston University and attended Harvard University’s Masters Certificate Program. Susan is an ardent health and wellness advocate, and passionate about fitness and helping people engage in their own personal transformations. Susan has been involved in several charities and currently serves on the board of Bridge to Success, a Chicago Based not-for-profit helping unemployed men and women (including Veterans) go back to work.


Yogesh Shah, Chief Technology Officer
Yogesh leads the SHS engineering team. He brings more than two decades of software development and technology expertise, with solid background in web and mobile development for fortune 500 companies. He studied electronics engineering at Gujarat University, MBA at Nirma Institute of Management, India and technology scholar certificate at Kellogg school of management. In his spare time, he plays tennis, indoor volley, table tennis. Yogesh regularly supports causes related to Girl’s education and empowerment, animal rights, St. Jude’s Children’s hospital, Relief work.