MediTelecare Executive Team

Our leadership team has an exceptional track record within the behavioral healthcare industry. However, they each also encompass qualities that matter to us: compassion for the patients we treat, commitment to delivering evidenced based medicine via the most current technology, and consistency in representing our mission, services, and customer support.  Each member of our executive team contributes to the success and growth of MediTelecare, ensuring that we embody the high standards we expect of ourselves, and that we change the life of each patient who we treat.

Ed Mercadante, BSPharm, R.Ph., D.Sc.(Hon)

Chief Executive Officer

Ed Mercadante is the Chief Executive Officer of MediTelecare. Prior to founding MediTelecare, Ed served as the CEO of MedOptions. Ed provided strategic leadership for creating the MedOptions’ vision for servicing patients helping grow the company to become the National Leader in Behavioral Care to the Long Term Care industry. He continues to serve as Executive Chairman of MedOptions. He is also independently involved in Pharmacy and other health related businesses.

Through his experiences in delivering premier behavioral health services to over 1500 long term care facilities he recognized that there was significant shortage of quality care in rurally situated facilities. He founded MediTelecare to improve access to world class clinical services and to introduce new mobile telemedicine technologies to patients in these facilities.

Ed’s management focus is customer and patient centered. He believes that what MediTelecare does for its patients is relevant to their overall quality of life and MediTelecare should always be striving to improve, whether in its clinical services or technologies to create better patient outcomes.

Blake Searight

Chief Financial Officer

Blake Searight is MediTelecare’s Chief Financial Officer. Blake joined MediTelecare at its formation in December 2017 and has overall responsibility for oversight and management of the Finance, Accounting, Revenue Collection and Financial Reporting.

Prior to joining MediTelecare, Blake was a Vice President at Donnelly Penman & Partners (“DPP”), an investment banking firm focused on merger and acquisition transactions, valuations, and financial advisory services. Prior to DPP, Blake was an Analyst at Wolverine Capital Partners, a private investment company. Blake has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. degree in Economics and Political Science.

Randy DioGuardi

Executive Vice President of Operations

Randy DioGuardi is Executive Vice President of Operations of MediTelecare.

Mr. DioGuardi stands at the forefront of the fastest moving health care technology trend: Telehealth Services. Throughout his tenure Randy has built a reputation for developing cutting edge business strategies, incubating new clinical models, and building out telehealth specific programs. He joined Medoptions in 2015 to help integrate a successful telehealth model for Skilled and Assisted living facilities. Prior to that he has spent 6 years working within the federal government as a health systems specialist as a leader in the use of telemedicine and other telehealth strategies to improve the quality of veteran patient care.

After enormous industry growth and successful spinoff off Medoptions Connect to form Meditelecare Randy will help Meditelecare to set an industry standard of care.

Randy holds a MBA and bachelors degree in Management. He is also a veteran of the United States Air Force. Away from the office, Randy enjoys running, sailing, downhill skiing and spending time with his family.

June Maxfeldt

Senior Vice President of Operations

Ms. Maxfeldt has over 22 years’ of experience in the healthcare industry. She is Senior Vice President of Operations for MediTelecare and is responsible RCM, Human Resources, Clinical Support Services and Scheduling. Prior to joining MediTelecare she served as Senior VP at another telehealth company, Brighter Day Health. Previously she was the COO, at Deer Oaks Behavioral Health Organization, a multi-state behavioral health company that provides psychological services to residents in nursing homes and retirement communities. She received her Bachelors of Liberal Science in Healthcare Administration from St. Edward’s University and worked as a nursing home administrator and human resources director prior to redirecting her career towards behavioral health.

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