David C. Kibbe, MD MBA
President and CEO
Dr. Kibbe currently serves as the President and CEO of DirectTrust, a non-profit industry alliance that recently received a Cooperative Agreement Award from ONC as part of the Exemplar HIE Governance Program. DirectTrust serves as a forum and governance body for persons and entities engaged in Directed exchange of electronic health information as part of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN). DirectTrust's Security and Trust Framework is the basis for the voluntary accreditation of service providers implementing Directed health information exchange, including Health Internet Service Providers, Certificate Authorities, and Registration Authorities. He is also Senior Advisor to the Center for Health IT at the American Academy of Family Physicians, where he has worked in either a full time or part time capacity since 2003. In late 2007 he started a sole proprietorship consulting firm, The Kibbe Group LLC, through which Dr. Kibbe assists firms and organizations to develop and bring to market innovative clinical information technologies based on national standards for interoperability and health information exchange that unite patients and providers to improve quality and efficiency of care.
Stephen Weiss currently serves as a Senior Consultant for DirectTrust. He is a long term veteran of the technology industry, bringing over 30 years of experience to DirectTrust. In addition to his COO responsibilities with DirectTrust, he also serves as Chief Operating Officer and CIO at AllegraMD, providing consulting services to the Healthcare industry for esMD and HISP related projects. Prior to AllegraMD, Mr. Weiss served as Chief Operating Officer and CIO for MDwerks, Inc., an organization providing payment risk analysis for medical receivables. Before that, Mr. Weiss was the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Technology Corporation, a financial software services consulting company that served many Fortune 500 clients. He also served as CTO for Imagine Networks, Inc. and co-founded AstraTek, a firm that developed software products and consulting services for financial services and technology companies. Mr. Weiss received a Bachelors in Chemistry from Buffalo State College.
John Blair III
Lucy Johns, MPH