Meet Our Team

Board of Directors

J. Chris Sackellares, MD President

J. Chris Sackellares, MD President
  • Neurologist with special expertise in epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Director Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory and Gainesville VA Epilepsy Center of Excellence, Malcolm Randall VAMC
  • Principal Investigator Bioengineering Research Partnership, University of Florida (2001-2006).
  • Co-founder NeuroVista, Seattle, WA
  • Co-founder Optima Neuroscience, Alachua, FL
 

Scott Bearden, B.A. R. EEG/EP T. CNIM Chief Technical Officer

Scott Bearden, B.A. R. EEG/EP T. CNIM Chief Technical Officer
  • Technical Director of the Epilepsy Center of Excellence VA Medical Center Gainesville, Florida
  • President of Quality Neuromonitoring Inc. for 10 years
  • 30 years experience in all aspects of EEG recording, teaching and waveform analysis
  • Former Associate Editor of the Neurodiagnostic Journal
 

Panagote Pardalos, PhD Chief Scientific Officer

Panagote Pardalos, PhD Chief Scientific Officer
  • Distinguished Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
  • Co-Director Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida
 

Neil Martin, Secretary/Treasurer

Neil Martin, A.S. Operations Manager
  • Founder and President SoftEase Consulting Inc.
  • Business and Financial Consultant Optima Neurological Services
  • Computer Programmer
 

Jon Kurtz, Chief Financial Officer

 
  • Founder, CEO and President Alarian Bank (retired)
  • Real Estate Investor/developer
  • Chairperson Marion County Hospital District