CEO, Chairman, Founder
Change Management Expert
Past Microsoft Program Manager
and CEO of Design Labs, Inc.
BiographyFounder, inventor, and prime evangelist, Erik is responsible for inventing the core logic and change methodology built into the software products. Subsequent to founding One Item, Inc. in 2016 his leadership has enabled the company to form health care and industry relationships crucial for success. His passion for complexity simplification, process automation, and cross-functional team building is helping to establish One Item as the platform solution to help organizations and individuals reach their goals more easily. During the previous decade, Erik was Chief Executive Officer and President of Design Laboratory, Inc. (DLI), a Bellevue-based business and technology consulting firm. Using his change-management expertise, Erik established a track record of innovative enterprise-level solutions. B.A. Business Admin; M.S. Computer Science.
Ric is One Item's President. Ric oversees operations at One Item and helps drive both user adoption and program management. Ric has led other successful efforts at Disney, Starbucks, among others - from business plan creation, to cross-silo process change, IoT, and identity management efforts. Ric is a TEDx speaker, Harvard Business Review author, and member of the the advisory board of the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Author of Book “Rethink”. Using Ric’s expertise and contacts, Ric has helped position and promote the company, as an emerging tech company. B.A. Georgetown Univ See his Ted Talk at:
Chief Technology Officer
Systems Architect & Computer Scientist
BiographyBrian helps to oversee operations for company and is the technical captain and Systems Architect for the software products. He designed the data-driven enterprise system which encompasses the multi-platform mobile apps, administrative dashboard and the EHR interoperability. Over his tech career he has headed over 700+ software projects, being a past 20-year software company President. He was the CEO of California Vision Mining, Inc. and earlier in his career he worked in the aerospace industry, manufacturing parts for the NASA Space Shuttle and the DOD for the B1B. Brian went to engineering school at Cal Poly Pomona starting at age 17.
Ethics, Compliance & Privacy Advisor
Healthcare Compliance Expert For Pharmaceuticals
Six Sigma Certified
Barb helps to assist One Item's efforts in compliance, privacy, and business ethics. She spent 15 years as a healthcare compliance officer at numerous large U.S. healthcare companies, and just recently she has joined blockchain business Core Scientific as vice president of compliance. Past positions include chief ethics and compliance officer at Sonic Healthcare in Texas.
Medical Business Advisor
Medical Systems Expert
Marcie is helping One Item to get the products EPIC compliant, and coded for medical billing. Over 32 years’ combined experience in the healthcare industry in positions related to information systems and healthcare management. Epic Certified - Ambulatory, Cadence and Prelude, Experienced with Cerner. Healthcare industry in positions related to Patient Access, Scheduling, Ambulatory and healthcare IT. Her background includes PM, ESM, EMPI & Core.
Financial Tech Expert
John helps to guide One Item at a high level in business dealings and strategy. Officer of a financial fund with over 20 years in Financial Services, including experience leading technology, operations, human development, and culture; prior positions at Advent Software, Eton Park Capital, Plural Investments, Morgan Stanley, Market Methodology Inc. BS, Symbolic Systems, Stanford, 1995.
Public Relations Advisor
Owner, Salt & Pepper Media
Using Paul’s expertise and contacts, he has helped position and promote One Item, Inc., sending the first company Press Release to over 600 outlets, which was aired by over 120 of those outlets. This effort is helping One Item emerge as a unique and timely tech company whose flagship product, the Health Science Index is taking the medical industry by storm. Paul is a publicist and journalist, and he is also a columnist with Entrepreneur Magazine and The New York City Herald. His work has also appeared in USA Today, InventorSpot, and CNN International Report. Fitzgerald works with scores of innovative start-ups across the USA He is the Founder and CEO of Salt & Pepper Media Inc. and he is nearing his completion of a PhD in Communication Sciences.
Dr. Sam Sears
Senior Medical Advisor
Department Head of Cardiology
East Carolina University
Nationally recognized expert in the psychological care and quality of life outcomes of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) patients, made by Medtronics. Dr. Sears was honored by the University of North Carolina system as the O. Max Gardner Award winner for 2013. Has published over 150 articles in the medicine literature on the psychological aspects of cardiology. Regularly appears in PBS TV series, Second Opinion, on topics related to cardiology, such as Long QT Syndrome, Artificial Hearts, and Stress Cardiomyopathy. He holds a PhD, in Clinical and Health Psychology, from University of Florida (1995) MS, Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (1992) BS, Psychology, University of Florida (1990)
Founder and President of SecuretheVillage
Stan advises One Item in the field of security. A pioneer in the field of information security, Stan secured Cheyenne Mountain and the White House teleconferencing systems. Founder of the Citadel Los Angeles, and currently serves on several boards. Stan holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Michigan.
Security Advisor & Contributor
IBM Distinguished Engineer
Dr. Krantz is the author of the Better Now Security module content, as well as a One Item advisor. He is the Author of CyberGuardian: SecuretheVillage and a Professional Speaker - Steve retired from his 39-year career at IBM as a Distinguished Engineer in 2007 and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science.
Leadership and Business Development
Rita is a collaborative and passionate leader and coach with more than 25 years of management experience encompassing staff and team development. She helps facilitate One Item's HR training and mentoring to maintain a high performing team. As a Walt Disney Studios Executive for 16 years she hired, coached, and mentored her team and peers for continuous improvement. Her track record includes the implementation and participation in the first internal mentoring program and talent planning within The Walt Disney Studio called TWDS. Prior Vice President, Walt Disney Home Entertainment, Human Resources Expert - MBA Univ of Maryland