Todd Praisner, President

Todd Praisner
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Member, Board of Directors

As CEO of Tango Health, Todd Praisner draws on his 24 years of experience to lead product development, operations and technology. Prior to joining Tango, he developed the groundbreaking patented approach to credit card management at Works and holds multiple patents for his innovations. He also ensured 99.999% availability of Works’ internet-delivered application over a period of 5 years. Before Works, Mr. Praisner was Director of Software Development at Tivoli/IBM where he was responsible for the first Tivoli product to generate $1B in annual revenue.

Pete Pearson, Vice President, FinancePete Pearson
Vice President, Finance

Pete Pearson joined Tango Health as Vice President of Finance in May, 2011. He brings over 14 years of experience with both public and privately-held high growth companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Pearson’s experience includes auditing, SEC reporting, business process re-engineering, mergers and acquisitions, creation and consolidation of international entities, and strategic financial leadership. Prior to joining Tango Health, Mr. Pearson served as Vice President, Finance of Lombardi Software, and in leadership roles for Golfsmith, Toppan Photomasks, AMPAM, Inc., and Synopsys. A licensed CPA, Mr. Pearson received his Bachelor of Science Degree with an emphasis in Business Management & Accounting from Oregon State University.

Sam Gillen
Vice President, Sales

As Vice President of Sales, Sam Gillen leads all sales and pre-sales activities to ensure Tango’s  solutions align with client objectives and deliver significant value.  Prior to joining Tango, Mr. Gillen led high-performing sales teams for HR Services and Software at SilkRoad. Mr. Gillen worked at SilkRoad for over 10 years helping the company go from a start-up to the leader in talent management with over 2,000 global customers. Mr. Gillen holds a Bachelor of Arts from Springfield College and is a graduate of Cushing Academy.

Scott Van Horn
Vice President, Client Services

Scott Van Horn manages the client-facing operations of Tango Health, including implementation, account management, and client service. With over 16 years of experience managing client support teams within financial institutions and technology organizations, Mr. Van Horn also holds a Six Sigma Greenbelt certification. Prior to joining Tango in 2010, Mr. Van Horn led several treasury implementation teams across the country for Bank of America and renewed their client education curriculum and methodology. Mr. Van Horn holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Photo by Austin Photographer, Matthew Lemke

Curt Beckmeier
Vice President, Technology and Operations

Curt Beckmeier leads the product development, quality assurance and technical operations teams at Tango Health. Mr. Beckmeier brings over 25 years of experience managing development, quality assurance, client service and production operations within technology, insurance and financial industries. Prior to joining Tango, Mr. Beckmeier led several global Bank of America teams to maintain, enhance and expand large commercial credit card services. Mr. Beckmeier holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems from the University of Houston at Clear Lake.


Kami Haynes

Kami Haynes
Director of Marketing

Kami Haynes brings over 20 years of technology marketing experience to her role as Director of Marketing at Tango, where she is responsible for corporate branding, messaging and positioning, outbound marketing communications, public relations and sales campaigns. Previous roles at Dell and Sun Microsystems have given Ms. Haynes a firm foundation in technology marketing. Ms. Haynes has also held roles at SicolaMartin, Tocquigny, and Leo Burnett advertising agencies that included the development of messaging to appeal to diverse audiences for a range of technologies and products. Ms. Haynes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Texas.

Brian R. Smith
Member, Board of Directors

Brian Smith serves as a managing director of S3 Ventures and on the Board of Directors for Tango Health. He leads the team’s efforts in technology, infrastructure and software.

Mike P. Turner
Member, Board of Directors

Mike Turner is a member of Tango’s Board of Directors and has over 20 years of experience in building  successful companies.

Clint Scott
Member, Board of Advisors

Clint Scott is a member of the Tango Board of Advisors and is a principal of CLS Partners.

Matt Smith
Member, Board of Advisors

Matt Smith serves on Tango’s Board of Advisors and Human Resources Director for Legend Bank, a community bank based in North Texas.

Allen Sockwell
Member, Board of Advisors

Allen Sockwell is a member of the Tango Board of Advisors and the Founder of Sockwell Performance Advisors.

Peter Hayes
Member, Board of Advisors

Peter Hayes currently a principal of Healthcare Solutions and formerly Director of Associate Health and Wellness at Hannaford Supermarkets.