Leadership Team

Our team is as collaborative as the communities we serve and as diverse as the data sources we work with. We are passionate about creating interoperable health data solutions that can work for all and are constantly motivated by the challenge to do better.

Shaun T. Alfreds, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Shaun was named Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer in 2017 after serving as COO for 7 years. Shaun is committed to working with the community-based Board of Directors and a seasoned team of technical, clinical, and programmatic experts to assure that interoperability services continually meet the needs of the healthcare community across Maine and beyond.
 
In his role as COO, Shaun worked to elevate the national awareness of HealthInfoNet’s innovation through a consistent industry presence, conference presentations, and ongoing consulting with other HIEs. He also led the technical and programmatic teams in developing and implementing contemporary information exchange applications and reporting services for the HIE.
 
Previous to HealthInfoNet, Shaun directed operations, consulted, and conducted research and policy development of health information technology and interoperability activities for both public and private sector organizations. Shaun holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and is a member of the Board of Strategic Advisors of the Health Delivery Institute at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
 
Shaun received an MBA from the University of Maine and is a Certified Professional in Health Information Technology and Electronic Health Records.
 

Allison McBrierty, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Allison is responsible for managing the finance accounting, personnel and fringe benefits systems, and human resources functions at HealthInfoNet. She works closely with the CEO, senior leadership, and the Board of Directors to guarantee strong financial management and planning for the company, compliance with personnel policies and regulations, and provision of human resource services.

She joins HealthInfoNet from MaineHealth, where she served as the Director of Finance, Special Projects. Previously, she served as Corporate Controller with Synernet, Inc, a MaineHealth Member, where she played an active role in the integration of former Synernet business lines into the MaineHealth system.  

Allison’s skills include financial planning and budgeting, financial statement preparation and analysis, and internal control review and improvement. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Linguistics from the University of Southern Maine and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Philip Profenno, PMP
Director of Information Services

Phil is responsible for maintaining HIE and analytics core technology and infrastructure systems, providing application software development expertise. He has been an IT professional serving Maine’s healthcare organizations for over 25 years with extensive experience in implementing practice management and electronic medical records systems. Phil holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Bowdoin College and is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Katie Gray, MBA 
Director of Client Operations & Programs

Katie is responsible for HealthInfoNet’s clinical partnerships and grant programs. She not only establishes and oversees the relationships between HealthInfoNet and our participating providers and partners, but also ensures data quality control and validation procedures are enforced and end users are given the appropriate training and education to make the most of their available data and services.

Katie previously served as the Administrative Director of Primary Care for the MaineGeneral Health system and developed her passion for healthcare reform at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where she began her career. Katie is experienced in implementing NCQA, Joint Commission, and other quality accrediting programs. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Simmons College School of Management.

Jennifer Beedy, JD
Corporate Counsel

Jen is responsible for managing the company’s legal affairs, including healthcare compliance, commercial transactions, and human resources. Prior to joining HealthInfoNet, she practiced in the legal group of a publicly traded company, and negotiated the technology agreements to build the heat shield that enabled NASA’s Curiosity Rover to successfully land on Mars.  Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Rutgers University and earned her Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University.

Chad MacLeod
Manager of Product & Communication

Chad collaborates with a cross-functional team to deliver high-quality solutions, programs, and materials to the HIE’s clients, partners, and end-user communities. Chad has a passion for designing new products and programs that solve previously unmet needs, and packaging those solutions in ways that are intuitive and user-friendly for all involved stakeholders. If he is not organizing backlogs or drawing up wireframes, Chad can often be found working with clients and their end users to learn about and identify emerging trends and evolving interests.

Prior to joining HealthInfoNet, Chad worked at Onpoint Health Data, a Maine-based data management and analytics firm, where he helped the company formalize and build its product and service offerings for statewide and regional health improvement initiatives. He also currently serves as Co-Chair of Age Friendly South Portland, an AARP-certified age-friendly community, in which he oversees the planning and operations of programs and events.