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Hugh Cathey

Hugh Cathey has 20+ years of senior leadership in running all corporate functions in technology companies; telecom, infrastructure software and med-tech. 

Hugh is the Chairman and CEO of ChromoCare Holdings, a company involved in healthcare-genetics products used to stabilize patients experiencing problems with prescription medicine regimens. 

Before joining ChromoCare in 2016, he was an original investor and Chief Revenue Officer of HealthSpot, a healthcare telemedicine company in Dublin, OH, where he oversaw both domestic and international revenue development and assisted in several series of the company’s capital acquisition plan.

Prior to HealthSpot, Hugh served as board chair and led all capital raises of Znode, an ecommerce platform company in Columbus that successfully exited in 2011, gaining one of the best ROIs of all companies funded by Ohio angel/venture groups.

Prior to 2003, Hugh served as President of Qwest Communications.  From start-up in January of 2000, it grew to over $200M revenue within two years. 

From early 1996 through January, 2000, he served as President of Nextlink Communications, a publicly-traded telecom company.  Now known as XO Communications, it has revenue over $1B and more than 5,500 employees and was recently acquired by Verizon. 

Hugh currently holds several Board of Director appointments throughout the country, including both public and private companies, as well as large nonprofit organizations.

Residing in Dublin, OH, Hugh is married with three children.


Heather Averbook

Heather brings a broad background in HR and technology to eldernavigator.  She began her career in HR at Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she developed expertise in areas such as benefits, compensation, payroll and talent and performance management.  Those skills proved priceless when she transitioned to the human resources  software industry, working for software vendors, like PeopleSoft and Workday, as well as with consulting organizations to help companies optimize their business processes and select and implement the best tools to run their business.  

At eldernavigator, Heather provides not only expertise in how our services benefit employees of an organization, but she also provides invaluable guidance to our organization as well grow.


Lori peterson

Given her 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry and a background in psychology and organizational development, Lori’s expertise ranges from business development to strategic partnerships, cross-sector collaborative development to multi-stakeholder facilitation, new service design to change activation and implementation.

Lori draws on her unique knowledge and experience to help health and social care providers achieve their potential amid complex change and translate new models of care and reimbursement structures into viable opportunities for growth. With her deep understanding of the dynamics of change, Lori is adept at helping clients become comfortable with new ways of operating. Lori is also active in the aging services community and highly motivated to foster progressive change within post-acute and elder care.