Our Executive Team
“Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
– Harold R. McAlindon
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
With 20+ years in health care, Khalid Al-Maskari is considered a thought leader by peers in the integrated health care field. As Chief Executive Officer of Health Information Management Systems (HiMS), Khalid rapidly grew the company from a single Tucson-based customer to achieve a multi-state presence. As a goal-oriented executive with demonstrated experience in planning, developing, and implementing innovative technologies and information solutions that serve the diverse needs of integrated health populations, Khalid likes to inspire his team to think big. Always striving to add to his knowledge base, Khalid sought out certification opportunities. He earned his MBA in Healthcare Administration and achieved certifications in project management, Microsoft Products, CISSP and several others. Nationally, Khalid went on to provide assistance and guidance as co-chair for CCHIT’s Security Workgroup as a result of implementation of HIPAA rules, and was an Electronic Health Records Security proctor for several years.
Lead Software Developer
Lead Software Developer Shawn Tener has over 15 years of software development experience in the health care industry. He received his Bachelors degree in software engineering from the University of Advancing Technology and is an EHR integration expert for electronic labs, HIE connectivity, faxing and phone automation. Shawn was the lead developer on multiple Meaningful Use certifications for HiMS software.
Chief Business Development Officer
Kirk is the catalyst for HiMS’s revenue performance management initiative and the steward of its success across all marketing, sales and partnership functions. As a visionary architect, he is driving better integration and alignment between all revenue-related areas. creating an authentic and profitable revolution for the company. 17 years of SAAS sales experience has allowed Kirk to gain and leverage momentum in direct, value-added and partner-based sales. Not limited just to the U.S. markets, Kirk has been instrumental in developing territories, quotas and profitable partnerships in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific and creating amazingly productive and profitable partners. Kirk understands and embraces the differences between marketing, sales and partnerships, while at the same time establishing processes to ensure their coordination across the entire company and client life cycle. All this is driven by the passion to better help health care providers improve the lives of their patients and employees daily.
Director of Business Operations
Tania is a dedicated operations professional who adeptly impacts the company’s bottom line through objective analysis, operational insights and by developing strategic initiatives. She serves in a key role overseeing finance and also spearheads major marketing campaigns, collaborates with colleagues to develop and enhance HiMS University and leverages best practices to lead HiMS to operational success.
Director of Operations – MIS
With a proven track record in the MIS domain of behavioral health, Armida brings a wealth of experience to HiMS acting as a liaison between users, operations and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications and troubleshooting. She has held management positions since 2004 and parlayed her extensive knowledge of database management, financial processes and EHR ecosystems into successful reporting outcomes for customers.