Raj Shah

Robert Cone

Steven Meltzer

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

As chief executive officer of CTIS, Raj Shah’s responsibilities extend to a team of professionals situated across the U.S. and India. As the leader of a major health IT company, Shah measures success through our firm’s lasting contributions to health innovation.

Mr. Shah is a visionary. He is committed to finding health solutions for chronic disease and promoting global health equity. His vision is to provide integration of processes for better collaboration and performance at the point of care. Shah’s strategy is to integrate information technology best practices and standards with health informatics. He is committed to helping providers and physicians support the patient need for prevention, early disease detection, care management, and research.

With Shah serving as CEO, CTIS has received awards from the National Institutes of Health, CIO Magazine, Computerworld, British Medical Journal, and the Office of Management and Budget. In addition, Shah serves as a member of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. In 2010, he was invited to the G20 Health Summit for his publication on Global Health and Information and Communication Technology.

As a non-profit supporter, Shah is also committed to corporate citizenship. He has been a member of governing boards, leadership boards, institutional review boards, trustee boards, boards of directors, and advisory boards for more than 25 organizations. Shah has given more than 100 lectures, talks, and panel discussions at workshops, conferences, and seminars. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and physics from Bombay University; a master’s degree in chemistry from University of Detroit, and advanced training from the University of Chicago and Harvard Business School.

Member of the Board of Directors

Robert Cone is a member of the Board of Directors at CTIS, Inc. He is the former co-owner of Graco Children’s Products, Inc., a world leader in the manufacturing of infant and children’s furniture. Cone is the owner and president of ITNAC Corporation, a manufacturer of material handling equipment; he is also owner and president of Athlon, Inc., a manufacturer of exercise treadmills. Cone is a board member of Shepherd’s Home and founder and president of two charitable foundations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University.

Member of the Board of Directors

Steven Meltzer serves as a member of the Board of Directors at CTIS, Inc. He is a partner at the law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where he represents privately and publicly held companies in a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, international and domestic marketing and distribution agreements, venture capital financings, and securities offerings.

Meltzer focuses his activities in the information technology, biotechnology, healthcare, defense and intelligence industries. He chairs the Board of Trustees of the New England Institute of Technology and serves as a director or advisory board member of several companies. He serves as Secretary, a member of the executive committee and legal counsel of the Technology Council of Maryland, is a member of the MdBio board, and is founder and legal counsel of the Maryland Angels Council. He has been honored as one of the Best Lawyers in America (2006-2015) and has served as a member of the board of the Maryland Healthcare Product Development Corporation since 2009. Meltzer received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and both his JD and MBA degrees from Harvard University.

Major General Elder Granger

Dennis Roberts

Bharti Shah

Chief Medical Officer (CMIO)

Major General Elder Granger serves as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Informatics Officer at CTIS, Inc. In this position, he provides thought leadership and oversight, building Clinical Trial Research Management (CTRM) informatics and Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions for CTIS clients. MG Granger is also the President and CEO of The 5Ps, LLC, a health care, education, and leadership consultancy. MG Granger served as the Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Washington, DC. In this role, he was the principal advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) on DoD health plan policy and performance. He oversaw the acquisition, operation and integration of DOD’s managed care program within the Military Health System for 9.4 million beneficiaries with a staff of 1800 and a budget of $22 billion.

Prior to joining TRICARE Management Activity, MG Granger led the largest U.S. and multi-national battlefield health system in recent history while serving as Commander, Task Force 44th Medical Command and Command Surgeon for the Multinational Corps Iraq. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Department with previous assignments as Commander, 44th Medical Command, XVIII Airborne Corps Command Surgeon and Director of Health Services, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. MG Granger earned a bachelor of science from Arkansas State University in 1976 and was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University Of Arkansas School Of Medicine in 1980. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine in 1983 and a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology in 1986 at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with sub-specialty boards in Hematology and Medical Oncology, certified in Medical Quality, as a Physician Executive, and Healthcare Executive.

Member of the Board of Directors for CSGI

Dennis Roberts is a member of the Board of Directors for CSGI. He currently serves as Chairman of The McLean Group and has more than 35 years of experience in accounting and investment banking. He is the founder of a publicly held national bank holding company as well as a large, local accounting firm. Roberts holds several professional credentials. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)-registered representative and firm principal (Series 7, 24, 28, 63, 79), a Certified Public Accountant for the Commonwealth of Virginia, a Certified Valuation Analyst, and he is accredited in business valuation by The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts. A Benjamin Franklin University (now George Washington University) graduate, Roberts teaches and lectures on M&A, business valuation, and corporate finance.

Board of Directors and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

As a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Bharti Shah leads business operations and administrative management at CTIS. Shah has more than 20 years of professional experience in the field of education, serving as the Vice President, Director and teacher at Montessori Children’s House of Loudoun (MCHL). Although she has retired from teaching, she continues her philanthropic journey and believes it is important to give back to those in need globally and locally.

Shah has been committed to corporate citizenship through support of the healthcare needs of local and global communities, facilitating services in the areas of children’s health and education. She is actively involved in sponsoring more than 50 schools in India, providing management, strategy planning, and informatics support to the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation. With the Arogya Foundation, she has worked to develop a pilot project that involves the use of handheld devices for the advancement of rural health.

Bharti has been involved with many global health projects including the International Spirit of Healing, the Art of Living Foundation, Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth (HRIDAY) & Student Health Action Network (SHAN), International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR), International Spirit of Life Foundation, and Sri Sri University. Shah has a bachelor’s degree in commerce and economics from Mumbai University and has a Montessori teacher training and certification from Barrie School, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies.

Sudhir Raju

Rajiv Shahi

Connie Dalton Ezerski

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Sudhir Raju serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of CTIS, Inc. In this capacity, he is responsible for company operations and management of government, commercial, and international contracts. He provides oversight, management, and direction for the development of IT solutions for the health industry. He also leads delivery of technology solutions for healthcare clients, which includes program management and solutions development.

Sudhir serves as the program manager for the CTEP-ESYS program, developing cancer clinical trials informatics solutions for NCI, NIH. Offering more than 17 years of experience in the IT industry, he has worked to manage projects that involve process reengineering, stakeholder management, architecture, analysis, design, development, and implementation of software solutions for the health informatics industry. Mr. Raju earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. He holds a master’s degree in computer systems management from University of Maryland, University College and an MBA from Cornell University.

Vice President of Research and Innovation

As Vice President of Research Development and Innovation, Rajiv Shahi is in charge of developing programs and research initiatives that align with the strategic goals of our organization. He provides infrastructure and information technology management, as well as coordination of customer support. Shahi provides executive leadership to the product development team with a specific focus on mobile applications, making sure that our products meet corporate objectives. Rajiv brings to bear the knowledge gained from more than 12 years delivering high-end healthcare informatics solutions for NIH in support of its core business practices. He holds several degrees, including a master’s in engineering management/advanced manufacturing from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia and a master’s in computer systems management/software development from University of Maryland University College. Additionally, Rajiv has Project Management Professional (PMP) and Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD .NET) certifications.

Senior Director of Corporate Services

Connie Dalton Ezerski serves as Chief of Staff and Director of Corporate Services for CTIS, Inc. She has more than 15 years of experience providing administrative support and reporting to the CEO. She implements decisions of the board of directors and acts as a governance liaison to company officers, shareholders, and directors. As Director of Corporate Services, she serves as the link between the offices of the CEO, COO, partners, and alliance organizations. Ms. Ezerski is a notary public for the State of Maryland. She has obtained master certification in human resource management through Villanova University.