Leadership

Andy Altorfer

Co-Founder & CEO

Andrew has led CirrusMD since its founding, helping to grow the business into the leading virtual care platform for value-based care. Along the way, CirrusMD has completed three successful funding rounds and expanded access to the platform to over 1.5 million people. Prior to co-founding CirrusMD, Andrew worked as an advisor and investment banker to early and growth-stage tech companies giving him the market knowledge and experience needed to lead the execution of our vision. Most recently, Andrew was a VP with Q Advisors, a boutique technology investment bank. Previously, Andrew was with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. He has a bachelor's in Finance with honors from the University of Illinois and also studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado.

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Blake McKinney, M.D.

Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer

As an Emergency Physician in Northern California, Dr. McKinney brings a unique perspective to CirrusMD and how our clients can best utilize the platform. Dr. McKinney completed his internship and residency at UC Davis Medical Center after graduating from the University of Texas Medical School. Prior to medical school, he served for four years in the US Marine Corps. He received his bachelor's in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M.

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Chris Saxman

Chief Financial Officer

Chris is a serial entrepreneur and C-suite executive who built two tech-enabled startups before joining CirrusMD. He also has extensive experience investing in tech startups through AIG’s private equity arm, New York Angels and Rockies Venture Fund. He mentors startup teams through Techstars Boulder and is a leader of the digital healthcare community in Colorado. He received an MBA in Finance and Economics from NYU Stern and a BA in Economics and Government from Cornell University.

 
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Elliot Sands

Co-Founder & Administration

Elliot manages business administration for CirrusMD, where he sets and implements the vision, budget, and human resource policies. He has served in a similar role for a multi-million dollar non-profit church and school. Additionally, he brings direct sales experience, having worked for Fujitsu Computer Products of America as a Distribution Sales Rep Elliot graduated from Westmont College, San Jose State University with an MBA, and Western Seminary with a Master of Divinity.

Gabe Varela

Chief Technology Officer

Gabe started his career as a biochemist working for a drug discovery company after college. Having to manage mountains of data he began programming his way out of the  job. Prior to CirrusMD, Gabe ran an agile software development consultancy, Mode Set. At Mode Set, Gabe and his team built the original MVP for CirrusMD. With over a decade of experience, he has grown and led many engineering teams.  He provides expertise and leadership in agile and test driven development, technical architecture, performance optimization/scaling, and infrastructure development. Gabe also likes playing hockey, snowboarding, and playing video games with his kids.

 

Scott Johnson

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Growth Officer

Scott is responsible for the successful growth of CirrusMD, leading sales, marketing, account management, and partnerships with our customers to support their success. Scott has over 15 years experience building and leading both early stage and large global companies to exceptional levels of growth. Scott's role at CirrusMD provides him a personal connection with the impact the company makes on patient’s lives, along with the potential to change healthcare in a positive way. Scott enjoys the outdoors including boating, wake surfing and snow skiing. He has a degree in Business Management.