Caring for the Future of Healthcare.

 

David Theobald caring for a patient.

Photo provided by Empire State College.

David Theobald caring for a patient.

Photo provided by Empire State College.

Davin Workforce Solutions is a nurse-owned and nurse-operated healthcare workforce technology company headquartered in Saratoga Springs, New York.

The DAVIN software was developed in partnership with Stat Staff Professionals, a healthcare staffing and managed service provider organization seeking to streamline its credentialing, staffing, and vendor management processes.

Owner and President David Theobald, MS, RN, CSP brought the software to the healthcare education field as a way of streamlining the clinical placement process to enhance workforce development, and ultimately reduce the reliance on supplemental staffing in healthcare facilities.

Healthcare Education

A commitment to Healthcare Education.
David volunteers on the advisory board of multiple nursing education programs in order to ensure that DAVIN is continually meeting and exceeding the challenges of the healthcare field.

Meet Our Core Team

David Theobald MS, RN, CSP

President and CEO

David Theobald MS, RN, CSP
President and CEO

David is a nurse entrepreneur with over 15 years of healthcare experience. As the CEO of Stat Staff Professionals and Davin Workforce Solutions, he combines his experience in patient care with his understanding of the growing needs and demands of today's healthcare issues to find creative, clinical, and technology-based solutions for facilities of all sizes and functions across the United States.

In order to advance his nursing knowledge, David earned his Master of Science in Nursing Education at Empire State College. An advocate for advancing nursing education, he proudly serves on several committees including the Empire State College Advisory Board, NYONEL, the Baldwin Nursing Program Advisory Group, and the Lower Adirondack Wilderness Rescue Group. David proudly serves as a mentor for students at Empire State College.

Tom Kernan J.D., CHP

Vice President and General Counsel

Tom Kernan J.D., CHP
Vice President and General Counsel

A seasoned business attorney and healthcare staffing professional, Tom oversees the company’s legal affairs and collaborates with the company’s CEO on strategic planning initiatives including establishing company policies, priorities, and business development objectives.  As general counsel, Tom’s areas of oversight and responsibility include the review, negotiation, and drafting of contracts; the implementation of best practices to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with federal, state and municipal employment, privacy, and healthcare laws and regulations; and the safeguarding of company intellectual property. 

Tom presently serves as Chairman of the Health Care Section Council of the American Staffing Association (ASA).  ASA is the professional trade association of the $161-billion U.S. staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry.  In this role, Tom works with ASA and its board of directors to spearhead programs and services that meet the healthcare sector’s needs within the association.  Tom is also a member of the Health Law, Corporate Counsel and Labor and Employment Law sections of the New York State Bar Association.  Prior to joining Stat Staff, Tom was engaged full-time in the private practice of law for ten years, representing business and individual clients in a wide array of transactional and litigated matters and earning an AV® Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Before entering private practice, Tom completed a two-year clerkship on the Central Legal Research and Writing Staff of the Court of Appeals, New York State’s highest appellate court.  Tom received his Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Albany Law School of Union University in 2003 and his Bachelor of Arts from Bard College in 2000, majoring in Psychology.  Tom also holds a Certificate in Business Management from the Mason School of Business at William & Mary.  In his spare time, Tom serves on the board of directors of Caffè Lena, Inc. a not-for-profit organization that operates oldest continuously operating folk music venue in the United States.  Tom resides in Malta, New York, with his wife, Renee, and two school-aged sons.

Mike Zinni

Director of Software Development

Mike Zinni
Director of Software Development

Mike spent the first twenty years of his career working in large software teams for fortune 100 corporations developing mission-critical software for manufacturing and robotics.  He built and programmed the automated equipment that manufactured nuclear cores in Seawolf-class submarines; steel mill automation that rolled red-hot steel; and a 100% automated aircraft engine factory. 

In 1999, he left the corporate world, founded his own software company, and began developing custom desktop software and web-based applications for a wide variety of clients.  His work had him advising on highly-classified projects. 

Mike joined Davin Workforce Solutions in August of 2015 after several years working as their programming contractor. Through his 38 years of software development experience, he participated in the fast-paced, ever-changing technological environment.

Sarah Pechar

Quality Assurance/Special Projects

Sarah Pechar
Quality Assurance/Special Projects

Sarah spent the first 5 years of her career working in Corporate Finance for a Fortune 500 company, where she quickly learned that every detail matters and quality is always the top priority. After taking 2 years off from work to start her family, she returned to the workforce in 2013 at Stat Staff Professionals, the sister company of Davin Workforce Solutions . Here she has played a part in many roles and has been part of the development and evolution of the DAVIN software.

As a mother of three, wife, and full-time employee, in 2018 she completed her Business Management degree, which has provided her with the knowledge and tools to lead projects to successful completion and build ongoing relationships with clients. From initial demos to implementation and ongoing support, Sarah is always available to assist clients and ensure that their experience is positive, informative, and professional. Sarah believes that every client is part of the Davin Workforce Solutions family and strives to exceed expectations.

Neetigya Saxena

Applied Computer Science /
Software Development Programmer

Neetigya Saxena
Applied Computer Science /
Software Development Programmer

Neetigya graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology from North Maharashtra University.  After graduating, he took a job with a company that specialized in infrastructure development.  Neetigya applied his expertise to work on a variety of embedded systems and was involved in writing code for toll highway equipment such as road barriers, boom gates, and highway traffic messaging system.  His work earned him the "Emerging Talent Award" for successfully integrating the Frequency Identification System.  During his tenure, the company also awarded Neetigya the "O&M Excellence Award in the field of honesty and upholding the values of the company."

Neetigya came to the United States in 2015 to seek his Master's degree in Computer Science.  While attending the University at Albany, Neetigya would regularly commute upwards to three hours so he could intern at Davin Workforce Solutions and Stat Staff Professionals.  Upon his graduation in 2016, Davin Workforce Solution transitioned Neetigya to a full-time position where he's continued to strengthen the DAVIN software.  Neetigya brings his curiosity, innovation, and almost ten years of experience in programming and application development to the Davin Workforce Solutions and Stat Staff Professionals team.

Vasuki Chellappan

Applied Computer Science /
Software Development Programmer

Vasuki Chellappan
Applied Computer Science /
Software Development Programmer

Vasuki graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Anna University.  Applying her skills, she worked in the textile industry, where she focused on Java application development.  

In 2016, Vasuki became an ISTQB certified Software Tester.  Soon after, she joined Davin Workforce Solutions and Stat Staff Professionals, where she has spearheaded integration projects.  After their completion, Vasuki transitioned to working with universities to adapt the software for use with clinical programs.

Vasuki is an avid learner and brings her interest in problem-solving and finding better solutions as a software developer to the Davin Workforce Solutions and Stat Staff Professionals team.

Enrico Patarini

Software Development Programmer /
Applied Computer Science

Enrico Patarini
Software Development Programmer /
Applied Computer Science

Enrico joined Davin Workforce Solutions in May 2017 as an intern while studying at Skidmore College.  In 2018, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science with concentrations in Complexity Theory, Image Processing, Machine Learning, and Data Science.

His work on ancillary projects at Davin Workforce Solutions earned him a full-time position upon graduation.  During this period he transitioned to larger, more consequential projects in the system.  He brought his expertise to improving the system’s reporting capabilities and creating a native surveying capability for the system.

Recently, he has begun to look for ways to leverage the machine learning and AI techniques he studied at Skidmore College to further improve the power of the software solutions.

Frank L Tybush V

Web Design and
Communications Specialist

Frank L Tybush V
Web Design and
Communications Specialist

Frank is an endless creator.  He is a writer, artist, photographer, and sculptor who continually learns new skills to add to his creative toolbox.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University at Buffalo as well as an Associate of Fine Arts degree from the NASAD accredited Community College of Baltimore County, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Frank brings a plethora of experience to Davin Workforce Solutions.  For seven years, Frank was an award-winning Creative Director for a Baltimore-based production company.  During his time there, he wrote and directed commercials, music videos, web-series, and corporate videos, and was the assistant director on two independent films.  As a writer and photographer, his work has been published in various publications and his art was featured in galleries and print and digital collections.

Frank returned to the Upstate New York area in 2017 to join Davin Workforce Solutions as its Web Design and Communications Specialist, where he maintains the company’s website, blog, and public relations.

Bonnie Kasperek

Video Producer and
Software Support

Bonnie Kasperek
Video Producer and
Software Support

Bonnie graduated from Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts in 2006, after completing its Video Production program.  Upon completion, she took a position at a Baltimore production company where she honed her skills in videography, audio recording, video editing, and animation.  While there, she worked on internationally award-winning productions.

8 years ago, Bonnie shifted her career path to Software Support and Testing to aid a healthcare company in the implementation of a new electronic medical record software program.  She oversaw training and the transition of the workforce into the digital age.

With her unique background in both healthcare technology and 15 years of professional video production experience, she has made a welcome addition to the Davin Workforce Solutions team.  Since joining in 2017, she has been able to combine her love of both the computer science and marketing/video fields with her role at Davin Workforce Solutions expanding to formally including marketing and continued assistance with the help desk.

Dylan LaFave

Customer and
Software Support Specialist

Dylan LaFave
Customer and
Software Support Specialist

Dylan describes himself as a “student for forever” with a love for learning that drives all aspects of his life. He is always willing to learn or try something new and expand his knowledge. He has a range of experience spanning from his early days working retail, banking, and sales, through college as a literary English major, and into his professional development in customer support/account management. In his eyes, everyone is your customer and every customer is unique; their needs come first.

His career development took him through many different industries before landing in the healthcare staffing world. Before joining the Stat Staff Professionals and Davin Workforce Solutions team, Dylan worked for a high-volume freight brokerage company as an account manager and customer service representative, coordinating logistics for over twenty diverse, high-profile customers. Given the unpredictability of the trucking industry, Dylan worked tirelessly to ensure that at the end of the day the customer had solutions to their problems and that they were completely satisfied. 

Dylan brings this mindset with him to the healthcare technology field where he works with end users to make sure their questions or concerns are thoroughly answered in an effective and timely manner. He also works to test changes in the software to ensure intended functionality and to identify potential bugs. He works side by side with the developers to make sure all enhancement requests and bug reports are escalated and addressed.

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