BlueStar provides telehealth services to help clinical caregivers connect with their remote patients. In business since 2013, BlueStar now serves thousands of families across all 50 states. The business is Service-Disabled-Veteran-Owned and certified by the Veterans Administration. Its CEO is a retired two-star admiral. BlueStar’s board of advisors consists of 15 generals and admirals from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, including doctors and nurses. BlueStar has won commendations from the Small Business Association, the Governor of Maryland, and the Better Business Bureau.
BlueStar TeleHealth is a veteran-owned company providing technologies to help Americans be safe, healthy, and connected in their homes.
Since 2013 BlueStar has been providing technologies to help Americans be safe, healthy, and connected in their homes.
Servicing thousands of American families across 50 states.
SBA Small Business of the Year award-winner for Maryland.
Received and A+ rating and a letter of commendation from the Better Business Bureau.
Rob Wray, Rear Admiral, US Navy (ret), a mechanical Engineer from the Naval Academy, Admiral Wray spent seven years of active duty as a nuclear engineer on surface ships, carriers, and submarines. Transferring to the reserves, he enjoyed a varied 20-year career in business, in manufacturing, hospitality, technology, consulting, and construction. He has Masters from Georgetown University, is a licensed professional engineer, holds a patent, has written two books on leadership. 19 members of his immediate family have served in the military.
David retired from the Navy Reserve in 2016. During his combined active duty and reserve officer career he served in a variety of operational roles Commanding Officer and Chief of Staff for both aircraft carrier and amphibious strike groups. David has held leadership roles with Amazon, Golden State Foods, and Soli Organic. He also served as an advisor to former Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn of Washington state.
Michael is a proud member of West Point’s Class of 1994. He studied medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and then served 12 years as an Active Duty medical officer including two deployments to Iraq. Over the course of his career he spearheaded a multi-million dollar Department of the Army traumatic brain injury research program, implemented one of the first large scale Army telehealth behavioral health screening programs, and oversaw medical operations for a soldier readiness program that screened all soldiers deploying to and returning from combat operations.
Retired Colonel Dr. Ron Poropatich, MD retired from the US Army in 2012 after serving more than 30 years as a Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine physician. He currently serves as the Executive Director for the Center for Military Medicine Research at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Medicine, at the University of Pittsburgh and is also a Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He is the former President (2002-2003) and Board Member of the American Telemedicine Association.
Registered nurse for 29 years, spent 26 of those in emergency nursing. The last 5 years she was the Nurse Manager of a 48 bed urban emergency department (level 3 trauma center) leading a team of 160 professionals. She received her undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Delaware in 1986 and a Masters in Nursing Leadership from Wilmington University in 2016. In her career she received a number of recognitions for mentoring aspiring nurses and was awarded a fellowship in Nurse Management which she completed in 2019. She has been inducted into four Hall of Fames for her basketball and track accomplishments and continues to be an avid sports enthusiast. She is married with two grown children and two granddaughters.
A 2012 graduate of Boston University, Preston has a broad base of expertise in a variety of technologies, including telephony, computer networks, software programming, as well as data protocols associated with medical alert devices. He supervises the evaluation and integration of products and the integration of the numerous back-office software systems required for sales, fulfillment, inventory, and customer service management.
David Coakley is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive with 30 years of startup and high growth experience in the Information Technology, Internet, and Government Contracting industries. Following the sale of Comstor, which he founded in 1986, he has assisted numerous companies with strategy, organization & team building. Expert in leveraging technology, establishing competitive advantages, and building strong partnerships with third-party organizations. David is from a military family (“Army Brat”), has a son in the National Guard, and has been active in supporting service-disabled veterans for over a decade.
Glenn has over 20 years of accounting and financial management experience, including VP of Accounting, Controller, IT Network Manager, and Director of Accounting/Finance roles at commercial companies and federal contractors ranging in size from $35 million to $200 million. BS in Business, MBA in Accounting.
Linda Kniebel Is a multi-faceted and performance- focused healthcare sales professional offering extensive sales expertise in Business Development, Product Launch and Growth, Account Management, Practice Development, and Strategic Sales Planning and Implementation.
Married, mother of three. Love being useful and getting the job done. Spend a lot of time volunteering at Church and my local Thrift Shop. I enjoy the outdoors in all kinds of weather, walking for miles, dancing, swimming, reading, the stock market, accounting, staying in the state of being grateful. Happy to be here with BlueStar.
Marta is a native of Spain and moved to the US in 2018. After extensive experience in managing and training teams, she just graduated with a Master’s degree in Management and Information Systems certified as a Project Manager. She currently works on the operations team as an Operations Analyst and acts as a point of contact for clients while ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data in project reports for management teams and clients.
Tania brings over 10 years of experience in a broad spectrum of healthcare settings, including work to improve HEDIS and designated quality measures. She has worked in Internal medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Cardiology and Kidney and Liver Transplant clinics.
Assistant Secretary of Defense
Lieutenant General, US Army
Vice Admiral, US Navy (Ret)
Lieutenant General, US Air Force
Major General, US Marine Corps (Ret)
Rear Admiral, United States Navy (Ret)
Rear Admiral, US Coast Guard
Major General, Army National Guard (Ret)
Brigadier General, US Army (Ret)
Lieutenant General, US Air Force (Ret)
Rear Admiral, US Navy (Ret)
Major General, US Army (Ret)
RN, Rear Admiral, US Navy (Ret)
Brigadier General, US Army (Ret)
BlueStar TeleHealth has no affiliation, sponsorship, or association with Welldoc, Inc., provider of BLUESTAR diabetes management software and services.