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Meet Jorie Executives

Meet our company executives, who are leading the charge to revolutionize healthcare with Artificial Intelligence Powered Robotic Process Automation.

About Our Executives

Arlene Lo
Co-Founder & Managing Member
of Jorie Healthcare Partners

Arlene started her career in telecommunications where she worked as manager for Worldcom.  In 1996 she left Worldcom to find Voice & Data Group during the deregulation of the phone industry. Arlene grew Voice & Data Group to be the largest distributor for Ameritech (now AT&T) in the Chicago area reaching over $150 million in an 18-month period. Shortly after, Arlene ventured into the health care business where she built and developed a dialysis center then merged it with an existing center under the name Diamond Dialysis. Within a year of opening the center she negotiated the sale to DaVita, a $13 billion public dialysis operator. Arlene went on to design and develop a specialty surgical hospital in Beaumont, Texas whom she partnered with Bob Helms founder of a system of hospitals under Victory Healthcare.  Victory Beaumont was then sold to IASIS Healthcare, headquartered in Nashville. Arlene owns and operates four procedure centers in Texas. For the last 15 years, she operates a medical management company, medical billing company and medical lien funding company. Currently, Arlene is co-founder and managing member of Jorie Healthcare Partners, where she is involved in the daily management of the company.

Sal Lo
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
of Jorie Healthcare Partners

Sal started his career as a series 7 licensed broker and went on to start Voice & Data Group, a telecommunications company led by his sister Arlene Kalafut Lo. Sal secured the initial startup capital of $2 million on a company that would grow to $150 million in sales in 18 months. Later Sal, co-founded Signature Healthcare to be the parent company of Diamond Dialysis, a treatment center for kidney disease. After the sale of Diamond Dialysis to a public company, Sal developed the model for a specialty surgical hospital in Beaumont. Victory Specialty Surgical Hospital was co- founded by Sal and Arlene and later partnered with Bob Helms. The hospital was then purchased by IASIS Healthcare.  Currently, Sal is co-founder and CEO of Jorie Healthcare Partners, where he is responsible for implementing existing plans and policies, ensuring the success of business and future strategy. Jorie provides revenue cycle management, robotic process automation, practice and change management services.

Chris Mashburn
Chief Operating Officer at Jorie Healthcare Partners

Chris started his career in law enforcement with Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Highway Patrol division from 1989 to 2004.  He rose through the rankings from trooper to District Commander (Captain), Inspector in the Office of Audit and Inspection, and Commander-Governor’s Protection Detail. He provided executive protection to Texas Governor George W. Bush and family, as well as other national and international dignitaries. From 2001 to 2010, Chris served as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for International RAM Associates (now AirServ Corporation), where he was instrumental in leading the company’s growth from startup to a successful acquisition. From 2003-2009 Chris directed all operational aspects of eight separate limited liability companies, including the expansion of new operations across the country. Currently, Chris is COO of Jorie Healthcare Partners, where he directs all operational aspects, including the expansion of new operations.

Spiro Karounos
Chief Financial Officer at
 Jorie Healthcare Partners

Spiro started off his career in progressively responsible financial and management positions in public and private companies. Prior to Jorie, Spiro was Business Analyst for Clifton Gunderson, LLC. He was also a Financial Analyst/Assistant CFO for an Information Technology Company in Bensenville, Illinois. His background includes extensive experience in data analytics, business development and restructuring with broad management experience in cash and risk management, accounting, finance, operations, and administration. A proven organization builder who brings strong strategic thinking, analytical ability, and tactical planning. Results driven, broadly experienced, take-charge accounting and finance professional with strong track record of delivering top performance. Currently, Spiro is the acting CFO of Jorie Healthcare Partners, where he manages the company’s finances on a day-to-day basis, which includes financial planning, record-keeping, and financial reporting.

Kyle Kickert
General Counsel and Director of Corporate Funding at Jorie Healthcare Partners

Kyle began his legal career as an attorney at two large national law firms where to was promoted to Partner.  Additionally, Kyle was Vice President and General Counsel of a communication technology company.  He graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law in 2007.  Kyle received his undergraduate degrees in both Finance and Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003 where he was also a member of the Men’s Basketball team.   Kyle is currently the General Counsel and Director of Corporate Funding at Jorie where he oversees all legal matters and leads Jorie’s fundraising efforts and investor relations. 



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