Meet our team of experts

These are the people behind the movement for fair billing.

Merrit Quarum, MD
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Merrit Quarum, MD

Chief Executive Officer

After graduating from Oregon Health Sciences University, completing a fellowship in neuropharmacology at Vollum Institute of Advanced Biomedical Research, serving on the board for the Portland Rescue Mission for over 20 years, and founding Qmedtrix, Dr. Quarum founded WellRithms. As an expert in medical reimbursement and a legal expert with courtroom experience, he leads WellRithms in its mission to simplify payor and reimbursement models, having created the first integrated utilization management/bill review system.

Anna Quarum
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Anna Quarum

Chief Operating Officer

Anna Quarum brought her education from Liberty University, George Fox University, and Western Seminary and her background in education, chaplaincy, and property management to the WellRithms team in 2018. Shortly after, in 2021, she became Chief Operating Officer, and has been pivotal in the company’s ten-fold revenue growth. In her role as COO, she handles compliance and rolled out an insurance captive for the company. Outside of work, she volunteers for Meals on Wheels and international relief efforts.

Ira Weintraub, MD
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Ira Weintraub, MD

Chief Medical Officer

After graduating with degrees from Indiana School of Medicine and Louisiana State University, Dr. Weintraub spent 40 years as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement, while becoming managing partner of his clinic and founder of a surgery center. Dr. Weintraub joined WellRithms in 2018, where he uses his medical expertise to focus on fair and transparent provider payments.

Matthew Jacobs
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Matthew Jacobs

Chief Business Development Officer

Matthew graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Economics and Public Administration. Over the next 15 years, he worked in healthcare strategy and product development for a national PPO network. Now he brings his expertise in cost containment measures across various sectors to the WellRithms team, focusing on healthcare economics and product development.

Meghan Cerotsky
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Meghan Cerotsky

Chief Financial Officer

Megan brings a fresh, creative perspective to the world of finance, holding dual degrees from Washington State University in Fine Arts and Accounting. Over 12 years in finance, she put those degrees to work, serving in various roles in the healthcare and auditing sectors. With WellRithms, Megan uses her specialization in healthcare finance to make healthcare more transparent and cost-effective.

Glen Pitruzzello
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Glen Pitruzzello

Chief Analytics Officer

After graduating from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Mathematics and Actuarial Science, Glen Pitruzzello spent over 30 years working in workers’ compensation insurance, starting as an actuary at The Hartford Financial Services Group. Known for his analytical thinking, Glen focuses on data analytics within workers’ compensation to find better solutions for claim outcomes.

Jeff Jahnke
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Jeff Jahnke

VP and Director of Bill Review

Jeff leads the bill review process. His background in medical bill review business implementations started with a BS degree in Kinesiology and Health from the University of North Texas and was strengthened over 28 years in healthcare, managed care, and bill review before leading him to join the WellRithms team.

Kevin Renner
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Kevin Renner

Executive Vice President, Marketing

Kevin received his MBA from the University of California at Berkeley before starting his marketing career, and attended Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Executive Marketing Program. He has held roles in marketing leadership, general management, and consulting across eight Inc.-5000 companies and three global technology firms.

Bill Mattecheck
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Bill Mattecheck

National Director of Broker Relations

Bill, an Oregon State University Alumnus, started his career with Northwestern Mutual Life in 1977. Over the next 45 years, he led SEBS, founded Mattecheck & Associates, and stayed involved in carrier advisory roles and foundations, while supporting the Children’s Cancer Association’s JoyRx program. Now at WellRithms, Bill brings his expertise to strengthen relationships with insurance brokers.

Reach out to our experts

Now that you know our team, tell us more about yourself and how we can help you or your group level the paying field.

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