Joel E. Barthelemy
Founder, Chief Executive and Operating Officer
Joel E. Barthelemy, Founder and CEO/COO of Scottsdale-based GlobalMed, has a vision of quality, timely care for all through connected health. Barthelemy has spent the last 16 of his 30+ years in the technology industry focused on the development of connected health systems. Under Barthelemy's leadership, GlobalMed uniquely stands as the only telemedicine provider to complete all parts of the process in-house, from inception to distribution.
E. Patrick LaVoie
Chief Growth Officer
As Chief Growth Officer, E. Patrick LaVoie plays a key role in the growth and support of GlobalMed's mission to transform healthcare globally with next generation, SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), connected healthcare technologies. LaVoie's priority as GlobalMed's CGO, first and foremost, is to better serve the growing needs of the company's diverse customer base.
Chief of Staff
Prior to joining GlobalMed, Tom held various leadership positions for several fortune 100 companies such as American Express and Boeing.
Most recently, he held the position Sr. Manager of Operations Enablement for one of American Express' largest revenue driving organizations in Commercial Acquisitions and Account Development. Prior to American Express, Tom spent 8 years with Boeing where he held multiple positions in Leadership, Program Management, Engineering, and Global Support.
Tom is an Army Veteran and served 8 years in the National Guard as a Crew Chief on the Apache Helicopter. He had a combat tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Tom holds two Bachelors of Science degrees in Technical & Business Management and Aeronautics. He holds several IT certifications (ITIL & Cobit 5), as well as, Certification in Leadership from Harvard. Tom lives in North Phoenix with his wife Katie and children and spends his free time attending sporting events and outdoor activities. He is an Arizona Cardinals fan and spends time supporting veteran organizations, victims of abuse & addiction, and charities through his church.
Michael D. Harris, CHA, PMP
Co-Founder, Chief Innovation Officer
As Chief Innovation Officer, Michael D. Harris is GlobalMed's principal design lead and product theorist. With over 25 years of patented product design and development and several thriving companies under his belt, Harris is dedicated to the craft of innovative product design and philosophies such as the User Interface Theory.
Dean Smith, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Government Relations
Dr. Smith brings to GlobalMed nearly two decades of telehealth, medical informatics, and clinical and operational leadership experience from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Medical Services. Dr. Smith, a licensed, board-certified physician, has held positions in the U.S. State Department since 2000.
Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN
Chief Clinical Officer
Gigi Sorenson, RN, MSN, is GlobalMed's Chief Clinical Officer. Prior to joining GlobalMed in September 2017, Sorenson was the System Director of Telehealth & Community Connected Care for Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH), where she was responsible for the inception of the program, strategic planning, and global operations oversight.