Forefront Telecare management team

Featured Management Team

Rob Rebak

Chief Executive Officer

A 25-year healthcare veteran, Rob is a mission-driven leader responsible for Forefront Telecare’s vision, growth and value creation.

Phil Knudsen

President and Co-Founder

Phil co-founded Forefront Telecare and its predecessor companies Forefront Behavioral Telecare, LLC and AgeServe Communications, LLC.

Abhi Pardeshi

Senior Vice President, Operations

Abhi is responsible for revenue delivery, clinical quality, and customer satisfaction. He co-leads our Nashville, TN office and also oversees our Irvine, CA office.

Chris Lukasiak

Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer

Chris is focused on understanding customer needs and is responsible for sales, marketing, and customer support. He co-leads our Nashville, TN office.

Linda Pauley

Vice President of Provider Services

Linda leads provider recruiting, credentialing, onboarding, and ongoing management.

Andrew Rosenzweig, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer

Andrew is a board-certified adult psychiatrist and a board-certified, fellowship-trained geriatric psychiatrist.

Joan A. Kavuru, Esq., CHC

VP, Legal and Compliance

Joan oversees Forefront’s Ethics and Compliance Program. She manages all regulatory, legal and compliance regulatory issues within the organization. She also serves as Forefront’s Privacy Officer.

Joe Degati

Chief Information Officer

Joe leads our Nashville, TN office and is responsible for the strategic technology direction of the company, including product management/development, data, infrastructure, and information security.

Kristy Putnam

VP Finance

Kristy is responsible for overseeing the financial and accounting functions including all management reporting for the company.