CPa Medical Billing Executive Team

Carmen Pascarella, CPC – President

Carmen has 20 years in health care management in various roles of medium to large multi-specialty groups.  Most recently, he served as CFO to a large multi-specialty group for the past 7 years where he helped create a seamless and virtually paperless medical billing system, while bringing the practice to a profitable status.   Carmen’s expertise includes medical billing management, purchasing, third party contract negotiations and overall practice financial management.

Throughout his career, he has focused on creating flexible, high performance environments that deliver lower costs while improving productivity, quality, staff morale and customer satisfaction. Carmen is an expert in deploying technology and management resources to support medical practices that thrive even in today’s challenging conditions. He holds an accounting degree from Bentley University and is a Certified Professional Coder through the AAPC.

John Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer

Before joining CPa Medical Billing in 2012, John founded Leisure Tours International (LTI) straight from his Bentley University dorm room and grew it to become a successful online travel company operating tours for college students across the USA, Mexico and Caribbean. After selling LTI in 2005 to TUI Travel, Plc (LON:TT.L), he enjoyed a new role as director of the largest leisure student travel company in North America, derived from an aggressive roll-up of 6 student travel companies in less than 15 months. John left TUI in 2008 to relocate from Boston to Connecticut, take a trip around the world and pursue new ventures such as angel investing, real estate development and consulting.

John is a life-long entrepreneur. He loves brainstorming with other passionate entrepreneurs and evaluating new business opportunities. His hobbies include travel, golf, fishing, boating, fitness, attending sporting events and enjoying the great outdoors. He holds an Economics-Finance degree from Bentley University as well as completion of an Executive Development program at INSEAD University in France.

Jennifer Maru, Sales Director

Jen has over 10 years of experience and success in both sales and marketing.  Her background encompasses working in several industries including financial, healthcare, payroll/HR and medical.  Jen’s expertise is in developing and executing sales & marketing plans and growth strategies.  She believes that If you work with a client to identify their needs and challenge them with new and innovative ideas, both parties will enjoy success and substantial growth.  She also focuses on high level account management to ensure clients have year after year improvement.  Jen holds a Business Economics and Finance Degree with a minor in Western Civilization from Providence College.  

Laura Wagner, Manager Billing Accounts

Laura has over 25 years experience in Healthcare Financial Management with a background that includes working with multiple services in the healthcare field in both the private and corporate sector.

Her expertise includes Software Implementation, Medical Billing, Record Management, Compliance, Credentialing and Staff Management & Operations. Laura served as Billing Director, Administrator and Compliancy Officer throughout her career having worked at Yale New Haven Hospital for over 10 years, numerous homecare agencies for over 15 years and several outpatient surgical and clinic facilities.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys music and dance. She holds a license in Education and hypnotherapy. She has a BS Degree from S.C.S.U., CT with work towards a Master’s. Laura lived in Europe for a year, three countries and has one daughter that resides out of state.

Maureen Onofrio, Manager Billing Accounts

Maureen has worked in healthcare for the past 25 years. She is proficient with several major software systems and her skill set includes system implementation, contract adherence, data analysis, and all aspects of medical billing. Over the course of her career she has held positions as Claims Analyst, Patient Account Specialist, Data/Reporting Analyst and Medical Billing Manager.

Carrie Hart, Manager Billing Accounts

Carrie has worked as a billing manager in Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers over the last 15 years. Carrie’s expertise includes Third Party Billing, Medicare and Medicaid billing, Insurance contracting and credentialing and coding and compliance. Other areas of expertise comes in educating others on state and federal regulations as it pertains to the FQHC environment. Carrie is a Certified Professional Coder with the AAPC and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Sacred Heart University and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from Southern CT State University. Carrie enjoys singing and theatre as well as spending time on nights and weekends with her husband and two daughters traveling in and out of state to volleyball and softball tournaments.

Peter Correnty – Team Leader

Peter has 34 years experience in healthcare technology and revenue cycle management. His background includes hospital and EHR software implementation, billing management, compliancy, contracting and data analysis. Over the course of his career, he has held positions as an Actuarial Assistant, Systems and Data Analyst, Business Systems Manager, Director of IT and Director of Billing at Third Party Billing companies, the Travelers Insurance Group and Yale University Health Services. In 2005, Peter became a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician in New Haven, CT and has instructed at Gateway Community College. Peter received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Biology from Trinity College.

Heather McEvoy – Team Leader

Heather has over 8 years of experience as a billing account manager. Her expertise is in billing and coding for Ophthalmology practices. She is an active member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators and has attended many nationally held annual meetings. Heather has experience with several software systems and was instrumental in implementing a new EHR at a practice with successful attestation of Meaningful Use. Throughout her career, Heather has enjoyed working in different positions within the ophthalmology revenue cycle.