Chief Executive Officer
Tom Underwood is the Chief Executive Officer at Sandata Technologies, the leading nationwide provider of information technology solutions for the home healthcare industry. Mr. Underwood brings to Sandata over 22 years of healthcare software experience, and a successful track record of building growth-oriented, client-focused technology businesses for the healthcare industry. Over his career, he has led growth strategies for organizations ranging in size from early stage start-ups to large publicly traded companies.
Previously, Mr. Underwood was the CEO of Alere Health, a national technology and healthcare services company that provides Care Management solutions to large employers and health plans. Prior to becoming CEO, he held the roles of President of the Technology Solutions Division and Chief Information Officer. Tom arrived at Alere through its merger with Matria Healthcare where he was President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Matria Healthcare Mr. Underwood held various leadership roles with FCG, a national healthcare consulting firm, including President Global Shared Services. He entered FCG through the acquisition of Paragon Solutions, where he was the Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Underwood brings to Sandata the experience and expertise to lead our growth in the homecare industry by overseeing the introduction of technically advanced solutions that bring measurable value to our clients, while building deep relationships with the people we serve, and ensuring we deliver the Right Care at the Right Time for individuals in need.
Mr. Underwood is an Electrical Engineer, receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and the Georgia Institute of Technology, respectively. Tom is married and has two daughters.
Bert E. Brodsky
Chairman and Founder
Bert E. Brodsky is the Chairman and Founder of Sandata Technologies, LLC, the leading nationwide provider of information technology solutions to the home healthcare industry. As one of the founders of Sandata in 1978, Mr. Brodsky has been an integral part of the company's growth and industry leadership for over three decades.
As an entrepreneur in 1970, he founded Medical Arts Services, Inc. for hospital based physicians, the first computer-automated billing and management service. He created the first program for hospital based physicians to submit claims electronically to Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare and Medicaid. This business became the forerunner of what is today known as Sandata Technologies, LLC.
For a time he was President of the Health Division of Itel Corporation, a billion dollar computer company where he earned Itel's 1978 “Outstanding Executive Award.” Later he founded National Medical Health Card Systems, Inc. (NMHC), a national leader in pharmacy benefit management services and served as Chairman of NMHCrx.
Mr. Brodsky is associated with numerous nonprofit and civic organizations, and holds several philanthropic appointments. He served on the New York State Committee on Healthcare Facilities in the 21st Century and the New York State Task Force for Medicaid Reform.
His other holdings include Mobile Health Management Services, Inc., an employee health service; Brookhaven Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Inc. (BMRI); a real estate portfolio consisting of New York-Metropolitan residential apartments, condominiums, parking garages, and commercial space; and two restaurants, The Island Mermaid on Fire Island and City Cellar in Westbury. Mr. Brodsky is also a Managing Partner in Didit.com, the largest independent search marketing agency in the United States.
Ken Fox is an active member of the Board of Directors of Sandata Technologies, LLC, the leading nationwide provider of information technology solutions to the home healthcare industry. Mr. Fox provides leadership and support for the company’s management and strategic growth initiatives.
Mr. Fox is a successful entrepreneur, operator and investor in internet and branded consumer product companies. He has been actively involved in the internet technology sector for more than 15 years. Mr. Fox has started six companies (Internet Capital Group, ICG Asia, Stripes Group, Syndero, A10 Capital and the Sentinel Fund), led investments in over 35 companies and taken two companies he started public. Mr. Fox’s passion is supporting the growth of dynamic businesses and creating environments for entrepreneurial individuals to excel.
Prior to forming Stripes Group, Mr. Fox was a Managing Director of Internet Capital Group (”ICG”- NASDAQ:ICGE), which he co-founded in 1995. Five years after founding ICG, the company had a market capitalization in excess of $50 billion and included companies such as IBM, General Electric, Comcast and Ford among its numerous strategic investors. In his role as a Managing Director of ICG, Mr. Fox was instrumental in building the business; he led many of ICG’s most successful investments, including Matchlogic, SMART Technologies and TradeX.
In addition, Mr. Fox founded and acted as Chairman of ICG Asia, a Hong Kong listed joint venture with Hutchison-Whampoa, recruited many of ICG’s key executives, and was active in ICG’s fund raising efforts.
Prior to forming ICG, Mr. Fox was the director of West Coast operations for both Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE), a $2 billion public corporation, and TL Ventures, a venture capital partnership with more than $500 million under management.
Mr. Fox is a co-founder and Chairman of Syndero, a co-founder of A-10 Capital and a co-founder of Sentinel Fund. He served as Executive Chairman of SmartWool during Stripes’ ownership and is currently serving as the point person for Stripes Group’s investments in Epic Advertising, NetQuote, Perimeter and Sandata Technologies.
Mr. Fox was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000 and was a recipient of the “Golden Plate Award” from the American Academy of Achievement, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring young people. He led the formation of The Fox Challenge, a program designed to introduce entrepreneurship to students at his alma mater.
Mr. Fox received a B.S., Economics from The Pennsylvania State University. He lives in New York City and enjoys skiing, golf, surfing, mountain biking and spending time with family and friends. He a passionate Penn State Football fan and roots for all the Philadelphia sports teams. His philanthropic interests are focused upon charities that try to improve the opportunities available to children in the United States.
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
David Gershen is Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Sandata Technologies, LLC, the leading nationwide provider of information technology solutions to the home healthcare industry. Mr. Gershen has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field and utilizes his expertise in finance to assist with the management and growth of the company.
Mr. Gershen’s financial background is extensive and diverse. He coordinated the accounting for 15 operating companies and 40 real estate entities. His oversight responsibilities included tax preparation and financial reporting and budgeting for all these entities, many of which are in the healthcare field.
Prior to joining NMHCRX, David spent 15 years as the senior finance person for a health care consulting and technology firm. He joined APM, Inc., as their Comptroller in 1985. He held a series of positions in the company with increasing responsibilities. He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and in 1995 he was elected a partner in the firm and became the Chief Administrative Officer. In 1996 when the company was acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Mr. Gershen was named Vice President of Finance and Administration for CSC Healthcare Inc., a $350 million subsidiary. During his time at APM/CSC he accomplished a variety of major tasks such as managing the automation of the accounting and billing systems, developing a budget and financial planning model, refining the internal financial reporting system, and establishing policies and procedures. Mr. Gershen managed all the due diligence for CSC’s acquisition of APM and played an integral role in negotiating the agreement. Before joining APM, he worked in financial roles for RCA and Honeywell.
Mr. Gershen earned his B.S. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. in Finance from Boston University. He resides in Plainview, New York with his wife and two daughters.