LEADERSHIP

Meet our
Leadership Team.

3/4 portrait of Dr. Bernard Kruger

Co-Founder

Dr. Bernard Kruger, MD

Board-certified in Oncology and Internal Medicine and on faculty at Weill Cornell, Dr. Kruger has been serving the needs of his patients for more than 30 years from his office in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. As a pioneer of concierge medicine, Dr. Kruger has devoted his career to making the doctor–patient relationship as comfortable, reliable and easy as possible.

Co-Founder

Ben Kruger

Ben brings an eclectic background to his role at Sollis. As Senior Vice President – Acquisitions at Vandewater Capital Holdings in New York, he managed portfolios in healthcare and media investments, which is what inspired him to help create compelling customer experiences in patient-centered healthcare. Before that, he was also Creative Director at Jesta Digital/Fox Mobile Studios and worked as a writer and producer in Los Angeles.

Co-Founder

Andrew Olanow

A passionate advocate for improvements in the healthcare industry, Andrew has been a healthcare investor and analyst for more than 10 years at Generation IM, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. He has consulted for many health systems and advised multinational institutions toward more effective and efficient healthcare models. Andrew holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA from Columbia University.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Ian Leber, MD

Dr. Leber is a board-certified physician who has dedicated more than 20 years of his career to emergency medicine. Before joining Sollis, he served as CEO of the largest emergency medicine practice in Florida and Chief Medical Officer of a multi-specialty practice with over 200 locations across New York. A graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, he received his medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh.

Chief Nursing Officer

Tara Cullen

As Sollis Health’s first-ever Chief Nursing Officer, Tara ensures that our nurses provide the highest quality care using the latest evidence-based practices for safety and efficiency. She joins us from Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, where she was VP of Patient Care Services. Tara started her nursing career as an Emergency Department RN and worked in several hospitals in NY and NJ as both a clinical nurse and nurse director.

EVP of Operations

Hemik Patel

Hemik has vast experience in scaling healthcare organizations. He served as Executive Director of the Medstar Medical Group, leading their operations and expansion from 5 to 50 centers. He served as Vice President for Contessa Health, growing their home hospitalization delivery model across multiple markets. Hemik holds an MHA from Harvard University and is a performance improvement specialist.

Chief Commercial Officer

Sabine Heller

Sabine is a seasoned C-suite veteran who thrives at the intersection of community and commerce. As the former President of NeueHouse, a private workspace for entrepreneurs, she focused on restructuring, leading growth, and overseeing the brand and its cultural programming. She also worked as the CEO and President of ASMALLWORLD, where she successfully engineered a turnaround and re-launched the former ad-based social network as a subscription luxury lifestyle community.

VP, People & Culture

Joe Han

Joe has extensive HR experience across both multinational organizations and venture-backed startups, including Procter & Gamble, AB InBev, and Splice. He received his MA in Labor and Industrial Relations from Rutgers University.