Our Team- VellNet

Our Team

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    Dr. Anwita "Anvy" Vaidya
    Founder and Owner

    Dr. Anvy Vaidya, the Founder President of VellNet, LLC., is an entrepreneur with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Surgery and a Masters in Executive Business (Executive MBA). Her focus has been healthcare, IT and business with a vast experience including, but not limited to, healthcare, business, sales and clinical research in addition to training in Public Policy, Advanced Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Strategy, IT, Leadership and so on. She takes pride in providing software solutions for the healthcare industry to pave its way into the digital era. Her combined passion towards healthcare, business and people gives her the perfect recipe to lead the company.

  • Omkar Vaidya
    Omkar Vaidya "Dr V"
    Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor

    “Dr. V” is an entrepreneur with a Masters in Business (Executive MBA) from University of Missouri Kansas City in addition to being a Board-certified physician in Internal Medicine (University of Missouri Kansas City), Nephrology (University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas) & Critical Care Medicine (University of Missouri Kansas City), with a 10 yr. experience in the field of Medicine.

    Being the cofounder of VellNet, LLC., and a physician who has witnessed the demand for innovation in healthcare technology, his expertise in healthcare and business is amplified by an intense passion towards continuous innovation in order to provide healthcare in an efficient, cost effective and empathetic manner to the recipients. As the Chief Innovator and Advisory Chief Strategist for VellNet, LLC., his focus is Leadership, Business Development and Strategic Planning.

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    Dr. Kathy J. Turpin
    Vice President of Sports Medicine

    Dr. Kathy J. Turpin is the Vice President of Sports Medicine at VellNet. She is specializing in consulting services to national sports organizations, collegiate athletics, and higher education administration. Her areas of expertise include program review and assessment, compliance, membership, academic success, leadership development, hiring and personnel management, strategic planning, gender equity and Title IX, drug use and abuse education, and best practices for implementing a drug deterrence program.

    Kathy earned a Ph.D. in leadership and higher education administration from Barry University (FL) where she completed research on the career paths of females in intercollegiate athletics and their perceptions toward the decline of women in the profession. She also earned a Master’s degree in Sport Sociology from Western Illinois University and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri‐Columbia, where she was a four‐year starter on the women's basketball team. Kathy’s professional history includes more than 25 years as a collegiate athletics administrator and coach. Turpin has been a frequent presenter on NCAA compliance issues, SWA professional growth, and has served on numerous conference and NCAA committees including the NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee and is a past chair of the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee.

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    Nathan Bammes, D.O., MBA
    Physician Leader for VellNet, Board Certified Critical Care Medicine

    Dr. Nathan Bammes is the Physician Leader at VellNet. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Kansas State University, an M.B.A. from Rockhurst University, and a D.O. from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Bammes completed his Internal Medicine residency with the University of Missouri-Kansas City in July 2015 and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He finished his Critical Care Fellowship at UMKC in June of 2017. Dr. Bammes has a particular interest in the care of acutely ill and medically complex adult patients. He is passionate about helping others and delivering healthcare services to developing countries. In his spare time, Nathan enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and working on cars. He currently lives with his wife, daughter, German Shepherd, and two cats in Kansas.

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    Nataliya Kardash, RN, BSN
    Business Development Executive

    Nataliya Kardash is our Business Development Executive. She is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Kansas, and Economics and Finance coursework from the KTU University in Ukraine and Johnson County Community College. Nataliya has a passion for merging the healthcare and technology realms. Being a frontline care provider helped her gain valuable experience in healthcare and understand the needs of the medical professionals, patients and the public, which helps VellNet in delivery of the best technologies to its clientele. Working in acute medical settings taught her an important set of skills including clinical judgment, clear communication, critical thinking, attention to details, ability to handle pressure, effective organization and time management.

    As a Business Development Executive at VellNet, she focuses on Leadership, Innovations, Business and Technology Development and is a strong believer that technology and innovation will lead us all into the brighter future.

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    Dianne Buel, RPh
    Pharmacy Executive

    Dianne Buel is our Pharmacy Executive at VellNet. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of WI-Madison. Dianne worked at the University of WI-Hospitals and Clinics while completing her pharmacy degree. After graduation, she pursued a career in retail pharmacy, fulfilling her desire to help people, utilizing a hands-on approach. Dianne is passionate about improving outcomes of her patients healthcare through her excellent communication skills. Dianne strives to ensure that her patients receive sufficient education regarding their prescriptions and healthcare needs. In 2013, Dianne received her American Pharmaceutical Association Certification to Immunize and has administered thousands of preventative immunizations. Her love for people inspired her to work as a manager for over 20 years, acting as a mentor and preceptor to many interns and pharmacy students. In her spare time, she loves to cook. Dianne is very adventurous and she loves roller coasters, scuba diving, snow skiing and has made 83 skydives.

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    Kim Limoli
    Marketing and Media Specialist

    Kim Limoli is Marketing and Media Specialist. She is responsible for managing VellNet’s customer relationships through various platforms. Kim focuses on modernized strategies to help increase brand awareness and improve marketing for the company. She prides herself on being approachable, confident, and enthusiastic about her job.

    Kim attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She enjoys reading, strategic board games, and as a novice gardener has found great pleasure in combining this new pastime with her fondness for cooking. A native of Saint Louis, Kim has called Kansas City home for many years now.

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    Dr. Ankita Tiwari
    Business development sales & international liaison

    Ankita Tiwari is our Client Relations Executive. Dr. Ankita Tiwari is a trained physician with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Supply-chain. She has experience in healthcare and marketing including business consulting, business development, client relations, and sales. She has held many successful positions and is currently working with a leading insurance provider. Her passion for the healthcare industry and the can-do attitude is what brings her onboard the V-Team. Practiced in some of the most underserved areas of the world, Ankita has a strong determination to streamline the healthcare delivery process.

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    Gene Bammes
    Client Relations Executive

    Gene Bammes is our Client Relations Executive. He has extensive experience in the computing field, sales, management and with business startups as an entrepreneur, making him a valuable addition to our team. His career began with computer experience, first in Vo-Tech school, then as a computer operator, operations supervisor, and programmer, as well as serving our country in the Air Force as a computer repairman. Gene continued his education at Kansas State University in Computer Science and Business Management. He then moved into sales as a successful Financial Planner and Manager in the firm. He is married, co-raising two successful sons, and enjoying their five grandchildren.

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    Ira Thornton
    IT Manager

    Ira Thornton is the IT Manager at VellNet who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. She has decades of experience in Information Technology as an IT Specialist Manager focusing on system software testing. Ira gained valuable experience in leadership, problem solving, strategies for web based testing, implementation of effective web applications, and management of defect testing. She received several honors and special achievement awards from the United States Marine Corps for her technology expertise.

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