Noel J. Guillama
Noel J. Guillama-Alvarez, OXIO Health, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Guillama is a nationally recognized expert and lecturer on healthcare management / operations, and the use of technology in healthcare. Mr. Guillama has received three dozen U.S. patents dealing with the use of health information technology, Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR), communications, data processing, predictive analytics, and cloud computing. Mr. Guillama has spent over 30 years in healthcare from designing, building, and/or in the day-to-day operation of healthcare facilities ranging from medical offices, through high-end diagnostic centers to integrated medical systems. Collectively providing at care management to over 40,000 at risk Medicare and Medicaid members in the State of Florida.
Since 2003, Mr. Guillama served as Founder and Chairman of The Quantum Group. Inc (Formerly NYSE Amex QGP) of Wellington, FL. Quantum is a healthcare information technology company and developer of the PWeR®, an EHR solution that is today part of OXIO.
Since 2016, Mr. Guillama also served as Director of MediXall Group, Inc., and as of June 2022, he was named Chairman and Interim CEO. MediXall Group is a technology and innovation-driven organization purposefully designed and structured to bring effective change to the U.S. healthcare industry, trading on the OTCQB under the symbol “MDXL.” MDXL provides access to remote primary care and behavioral health services to over 10,000 paid subscribers via its eCommerce platform.
Mr. Guillama was the founder and former (1996-2000) CEO of Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. (NYSE Amex MDF), one of Florida’s largest healthcare management companies, managing the care of over 20,000 Florida members, today a subsidiary of Humana, Inc. using both a staff and network model. Mr. Guillama was the founder and led the Company to $100 million in run-rate revenues in four (4) years with profitability. A few years after Mr. Guillama’s departure, Metropolitan was acquired by Humana, Inc. for $850,000,000.
Mr. Guillama also was Vice President with MedPartners, Inc. (now part of CVS), PhyCor Physician Group, Inc., both large public physician practice management companies, in the role of Vice President of Corporate Development. Mr. Guillama began his career in healthcare at Quality Care Networks, Inc., and advanced to the position of Chief Operating Officer, managing the six (6) company owned medical centers, laboratories, pharmacies, imaging centers utilizing a multidisciplinary group with 36 physicians, as part of a delivery system consisting of 6,000 patient encounters a month.
Mr. Guillama has served on the Florida International University Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors since November 2002. FIUF today has approximately $500 million AUM. He led the Board as Chairman in 2010-2011, and previously as Finance Committee Chair (2007-2010), as well as Chair of both the Investment, Audit and Academic Committee. Further, Mr. Guillama also serves as Vice-Chairman and Director of Palm Beach State College Foundation, Inc. (PBSCF) since 2005, and served as Chairman from 2011-2013. During his service at PBSCF he has lead the Finance, Audit, Development and Board Management Committees. Today PBSCF. He was also a member of the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum Board of Advisors (2010-2014).
Since 2013, Mr. Guillama has served as a founding member of the Executive Leadership Council, “ELC”, as a Member of the College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) at Nova Southeastern University. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has more than 22,000 students, and is the one of the largest, private research universities in Florida.
He is a former Trustee of Palms West Hospital, and HCA East Florida facility (2004-2010) in Loxahatchee, FL, on 94 acres with nearly 200 beds is one of the premier hospitals in the region. Mr. Guillama is or has been a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, the Healthcare and Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the Medical Group Management Association and the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE).
He attended Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Atlantic University, and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Birthing of Giants entrepreneurship program, as well as Executive Leadership program at Florida International University and University of Georgia.
Prior to healthcare, Mr. Guillama was Realtor®, real estate developer and residential, commercial, and industrial/institutional builder. He holds an active licenses in Florida as Building Contractor, Real Estate Broker, and Insurance Agent.
Mr. Guillama was born in Havana, Cuba, speaks Spanish fluently, and has been a resident of South Florida for 50 years.
Carl L. Larsen, PMP, MBA – President & Chief Operating Officer
The following are selected achievements and accomplishments of Mr. Larsen regarding his Executive Management, Project Management, Computer System Development and Office Startup Experience.
Mr. Larsen was Engineering Manager of the Tulsa Division, and then he relocated to Corporate Headquarters as Senior Vice President, Quadrex Corporation, Campbell, CA. Quadrex was formerly a publicly traded (QUAD:NASDAQ) nuclear engineering and consulting corporation. He was responsible for a staff of over 350 engineers and technicians located in Asia, United States, and Europe. He had full responsibility for all profit and loss of his division that did more than $100M in run-rate revenue in the last year he was with the Company.
Following this, he was Senior Business Unit Manager and General Manager responsible for the “grass roots” startup of the Juno Beach Engineering Office, Juno Beach, FL for Combustion Engineering, Inc. He was responsible for hiring and staffing the office to over 40 engineers and technicians performing nuclear safety-related engineering work for both Florida Power & Lights’ nuclear operating nuclear plants, which provided an incremental $25 million in revenue to the Nuclear Services Division of the Company in the second year. The office consistently performed above revenue targets, and did $25M in 1990 and $32M in 1991, prior to Combustion Engineering being sold to Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) in 1992 when Mr. Larsen left the company.
Following this, Mr. Larsen initiated a leverage buyout of Carib Air Cargo renaming it to SunFlite Airways, Inc., Lantana, FL, a U.S. FAA certificated regional air carrier authorized to provide passenger and cargo services. The Company owned and operated a fleet of six (6) aircraft providing normal passenger and cargo services to the public, as well as to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)/U.S. Navy, Airborne Express, United Parcel Service, and a variety of commercial customers throughout the Bahamas.
After being forced to close SunFlite Airways operations following 9/11, he became Assistant Director of Emergency Management, Palm Beach County, FL. He was responsible for a staff of approximately 25 people performing disaster planning and recovery, and guided recovery operations for seven (7) declared disasters including five (5) hurricanes affecting Palm Beach County. Mr. Larsen was also directly responsible for County Emergency Management Plan, Counter-Terrorism Plan, Pandemic Bio-Contagion Emergency Plan, and the Okeechobee Dike Evacuation Plan.
Presently, he is co-founder with Noel J. Guillama of seven (7) healthcare companies. One, MediXall Group, Inc. was spun off and taken public in December 2016 currently trading as MDXL:OTCQB. He is co-inventor on several patents for data management and healthcare infrastructure. Mr. Larsen is focusing on the Healthcare IT-related projects: HealthScoreAI™ concerned with artificial intelligence/machine learning/data analytics, blockchain Personal Health Record (PWBR, Inc.), and an IoT/Wearable device integration, analysis and reporting (BlueBox.Care). HealthScoreAI™ is presently in a funding round to be spun out following the same model as MediXall Group.
Mr. Larsen has been responsible for managing several dozen computer software system development projects. He was project manager for the development, testing and installation of three (3) nuclear power plant simulator projects (two domestic and one international) that included full software development, middleware, and computer hardware integration. He developed the specifications for the PWeR electronic health record (EHR) platform. Designed and managed the development (using a 3rd party team) of the MediXall healthcare eCommerce platform that is providing transparency and cost reduction to consumers for medical services in S. Florida. Since 2012 has taken seven (7) software programs and platforms from conceptual design to alpha/beta or market launch.
Mr. Larsen holds a B.S. Nuclear Engineering, University of Michigan, an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and the internationally recognized certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute.
Mr. Gregg Steinberg is currently CEO of Greenway DNA, a comprehensive personalized DNA testing solutions provider, and also CEO for Green Globe Data and Research. Green Globe is the holding company for the operating entities controlling various brands and cultivation operations controlled by Jim Belushi. Mr. Steinberg is a member of the Board of Directors of The ArcView Group. The Arcview Investor Network currently consists of 600+ accredited investors investing in the cannabis and hemp market. More than 260 companies have raised at least $212 million as a result of their participation in Arcview. Arcview is also a partner in Canopy, a seed-stage business accelerator.
Previously, Mr. Steinberg founded Charlemagne Global Advisory (CGA), a strategy and operations advisory firm for both for profit and not for profit entities. Projects and initiatives of CGA have been in and around the incubation and acceleration of early and development stage start-up ventures, as well as more mature enterprises in various industries including clean and green tech, healthcare, CPG, professional services, technology and cloud-based apps, startup / early stage incubators and educational endeavors.
Mr. Steinberg was a participant in the healthcare technology revolution in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s and was an early stage investor in and advisor to The Quantum Group, a health services MSO and cloud-based EMR platform. Mr. Steinberg initially engaged in the company during its start-up and pre-revenue phase. When company went public in 2007, Mr. Steinberg accepted a position on the Company’s Board of Directors and its Audit and Compensation Committees, between 2007 and 2009. Between 2011 and 2013, Mr. Steinberg took an acting C-suite role for the company and has stayed actively engaged as an advisor to the Company since. He has maintained a close association with the Company since 2013 and has recently agreed to return as an Outside Board member.
Mr. Steinberg has been involved in numerous early-stage and entrepreneurial initiatives in a broad array of industries. He also serves on the Board of the Simon School Venture Fund (Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, NY), Kahal Study Abroad (Chicago, IL) and The Touchstones Discussion Project (Annapolis MD).