About

We developed Value Management System (VMS) to enable transparency throughout the healthcare industry’s supply chain. This system manages everything from intake and outsourcing, to contracting and implementation; all with centralization and standardization to spur cost reduction and greater value management in mind.

We are dedicated to developing the VMS technology platform in collaboration with our clients by understanding their sourcing challenges and helping them solve real problems.

Meet the Team

Michael Concannon - CEO

Michael Concannon
CEO

Michael Concannon

As CEO and co-founder, Michael leads the SpendVu team to build and deliver the best software enabling healthcare systems, to better manage their supply chain and deliver greater value healthcare. He began his career in Ireland as an Industrial Psychologist, before emigrating to the US. After working at Kaiser Permanente and Deloitte Consulting, where he realized the immense value of software, Michael became an entrepreneur, starting and leading several IT solution companies in Europe and the US. He has three children and maintains an active triathlete lifestyle.

Paul Hirner - Co-founder

Paul Hirner
Co-founder

Paul Hirner

Co-founder of SpendVu, Paul began his career as a dental practitioner based out of London, where he owned and managed a number of dental clinics. Paul turned his direction to other entrepreneurial ventures with the founding of the original myspace.com, the pioneer of online storage and file sharing technology. He is also the CEO for ThinkSmart, a leader in digital transaction management. Paul is an accomplished athlete, having represented South Africa on the National Karate Team in 1984 and 1985.

Deana Del Vecchio - Director of Operations

Deana Del Vecchio
Director, Business Operations

Deana Del Vecchio

As the Director of Operations, Deana is the central hub in driving growth for SpendVu. She guides the development of new product features, ensures customer success and manages sales directives. When not spearheading the next big effort for the company, she enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with her family.

Scott Jenkins / CFO

Scott Jenkins
CFO

Scott Jenkins

Scott joined the SpendVu team in 2013 as an advisor prior to coming on-board as CFO. Scott brings experience of international finance and operations gained from over 20 years in technology. Originally from the UK, Scott gained a degree in Biotechnology before moving into finance with Hitachi, Sony followed by a number of high growth software product and service companies.

David O’Connell / Chief Information Officer

David O’Connell
Chief Information Officer

David O’Connell

David leads SpendVu’s Information Security team specializing in executing and managing information technology risk consulting engagements. His expertise includes evaluating the risks and controls related to managing SpendVu’s enterprise-wide technical processes, performing detailed security assessments, and implementing business continuity solutions. He leads the IT Security, Privacy, and Business Continuity Management solution segments, overseeing related assessments and remediation projects. David holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master’s in International Finance from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Jennifer Gough / Project Account Manager

Jennifer Gough
Project / Account Manager

Jennifer Gough

Jen acts as the liaison between clients and internal resources in order to bring our customers high quality, effortless support. Our client success team provides on-boarding, customer service, support, project and account management functions. In her downtime, she enjoys sewing, going to the theatre, and road trips with her dog, Doctor.

Maria Hames - Partner, Phoenix, AZ

Maria Hames
Sales Director

Maria Hames

Maria Hames brings with her over 20 years of experience in the health care market. Her background includes working with companies in senior management roles in the area of healthcare corporate development, including developing the corporate account management position for a national third party surgical scope maintenance company. As a former Ultrasound Technician and avid health and fitness expert, she handles all of our sales growth and simplifies the very complex sales processes at some of the largest healthcare organizations in the country.

Christina O’Connell - VP of Client Success

Christina O’Connell
Process Improvement

Christina O’Connell

In charge of Process Improvement, Christina reviews and improves business processes across multiple business functions, both internally and client facing. She triages issues with internal resources and manages the backend systems and operations for the clients. In her spare time, Christina likes to cook, swim, and relax with her Maltipoo, BonBon.

Nadine Curtis / Marketing Strategist

Nadine Curtis
Marketing Strategist

Nadine Curtis

Nadine is a design trendsetter who’s tech-saavy ideas bring comprehensive creativity to SpendVu. She leads the marketing strategy including outreach campaigns, industry research, and brand messaging. Her background includes working with design and film/video firms in a creative director role and has worn the entrepreneurial hat in many facets of her career. She is passionate about world travel, interior design, and in her spare time loves to visit galleries.

Tammy Smith / Marketing Event Coordinator

Tammy Smith
Marketing Event Coordinator

Leila Ho / Accountant

Leila Ho
Accountant