Our executive leadership team is dedicated to getting people back to work and productivity, IMAgining solutions and clarity in complex situations, and to bringing true value to our clients and study sponsors.
Erica Stirling, Esq
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Erica joined the IMA Group in 2021 as its General Counsel with extensive experience working in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining IMA, she worked for a number of healthcare organizations including the American Diabetes Association, Children’s National Hospital and Baxter Healthcare. In her role, Erica oversees the IMA Group’s legal affairs. Erica earned a B.A. from the University of Washington and her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law.
Executive Vice President, Clinical Research
Bringing over 30 years of clinical research experience with CROs and service providers, Dana joined IMA in 2023 as Executive Vice President of Clinical Research. Having held multiple leadership roles in operations, project management and strategic partnering at ICON and Teckro, Dana’s broad therapeutic experience, operational delivery expertise and success at building organizations will further strengthen IMA.
Vice President, Payer Services
Laura Norris joined IMA in 2021 as Vice President of Payer Services, bringing extensive experience in IT systems and operations for commercial and government insurance programs. Prior to joining IMA, Laura spent over 25 years working for BlueCross/BlueShield and its affiliates, where she held executive leadership positions dedicated to innovation and operational excellence, focusing on improving customer experience and quality of care. She has had in-depth experience with business and technical transformations, including the integration of complex acquisitions.
At IMA, Laura is responsible for the strategic and day to day operational direction for the Payer Services Division. As such, she will support the evaluations, screening, and case management needs of insurance carriers, TPAs, employers and public entities. Laura holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology from State University of New York at Plattsburg.
Senior Vice President, Government Services
Tim joined IMA in 2019. Prior to joining IMA, Tim served as Regional Vice President of Operations at Fresenius Medical Care North America, a healthcare company focused on people with renal and other chronic conditions. He oversees the operation of IMA’s 90+ medical offices as well our operations center in Albany. Tim earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Chief Information Security & Technology Officer
Michael joined IMA in 2010. Michael has over 20 years of software and system development experience. Michael has experience mentoring and building software departments for several industries, including Healthcare, Automotive, Environmental, Networking, Pharmaceutical and Financial. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics in 1985 from SUNY Oneonta and completed a one-year degree in computer science at Hofstra University. His responsibilities include overseeing IMA’s entire IT proprietary platform and initiatives.
Chief Information Officer
Michael joined IMA in 2021, bringing with him nearly 20 years of experience in strategic IT leadership and management. Prior to IMA, Michael was a consultant with SMC Partners, a healthcare systems consulting company and was responsible for IT at two private equity backed healthcare businesses. Earlier in his career, he was a systems engineer responsible for software development for healthcare related technology platforms. Michael currently manages all IT operations and strategy. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the State University of New York.
Senior Vice President, Sales
Rob oversees all sales, account management, and marketing for The IMA Group. Rob has been working in the Managed Care industry for over 22 years providing solutions along nearly all product lines. He previously worked for Paradigm Solutions in a sales leadership role and Genex Services in both individual contributor and sales leadership roles. Rob graduated from Miami University in Ohio and now resides in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife and two sons. Beyond his professional life, Rob is also very involved in the developmental disability community.
Lisa A. Letarte, Esq, SPHR,
Chief Human Resources Officer
Lisa joined IMA in 2019 and comes to IMA with over 25 years of experience in human resources and extensive experience in compliance, employment law and mergers and acquisitions. In her HR role, Lisa oversees employee benefits, payroll, employee relations and talent acquisition for all IMA affiliates. Lisa attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and Seattle University School of Law. As Chief Compliance Officer, Lisa is responsible for the IMA Corporate Compliance program.
Chief Financial Officer
With extensive experience as a CFO of private equity backed healthcare and healthcare service businesses, Victor has broad management, corporate development and financial expertise. Prior to his work as a CFO, Victor was a private equity investor with Vestar Capital and Capital Z. Earlier in his career, he helped oversee mergers and acquisitions at Assurant and worked at JP Morgan. Victor earned a B.S. from Lehigh University and an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business. Joining IMA in 2019, he currently manages all financial operations.
David C. Pulver, MD
Since founding IMA in 1990, Dr. Pulver has overseen the growth of the company from a single office in White Plains, NY to a national network across the country. Dr. Pulver is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine and has served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College. He received his M.D. degree from New York Medical College in 1975.
Mark I. Weinberger, PhD, MPH
President & CEO
Dr. Weinberger oversees the strategic direction, expansion and day-to-day operations of the company. Under his leadership, IMA has experienced significant expansion in geography and service offering. Dr. Weinberger received his MS and PhD degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his MPH in epidemiology from New York Medical College. In 2018, Dr. Weinberger completed a Graduate Professional Certificate in Principles of Finance from Harvard’s Extension School. He serves as Clinical Instructor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College.