The Treatspace Team


Rick Cancelliere

CEO & Founder

Rick has been nationally recognized as a successful entrepreneur in healthcare, design, and technology. Beginning in 2002, his design firm specialized in healthcare and drove digital marketing efforts for numerous national medical brands. The Small Business Association named him Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006. His niche agency was consistently ranked amongst Pittsburgh’s top advertising and web design firms. In 2009, Rick launched Nerve Medical, a technology agency specializing in medical startups. Treatspace spun out of Nerve Medical in 2012 with Rick as its CEO.


Caren Tobin

Vice President Business Development

Caren joins Treatspace after experiencing years of success in the many facets of the healthcare industry including large healthcare systems, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and providers. As a member of the senior management team for McKesson Automation Inc., she held Vice President positions in multiple areas and was the Executive Sponsor for Cross-Business unit innovation and sales within McKesson as a global company. As the Vice President of Product Management she was responsible for eight launches that increased revenue from $50 million to $200 million and as VP of Corporate Accounts she partnered with HCA Inc. (Hospital Corporation of America) and deployed systems in over 175 hospitals.


Lex Liu

Lead Developer & Co-Founder

Inspired by his entrepreneurial father Vince Liu, Alex joined Treatspace in February 2012 while finishing his university degree. He is a brilliant web developer, self-taught in most major programming languages. He was a major contributor to Treatspace’s top-place finish at Startup Weekend Pittsburgh in 2012. Alex is also an expert hardware developer, working for Verilog and the MINT Project at the National Robotics Engineering Center. Alex earned his BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.


Jamie Klousnitzer

Full-Stack Developer

Jamie’s user-centered enthusiasm and passion for building innovative software make her a perfect fit for the Treatspace team. Her software development knowledge and experience span both the financial and healthcare industries. A Pittsburgh native, Jamie is passionate about creating software and being a pioneer in emerging health technologies. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Arts in Japanese.


Ashley Latta

Director, Customer Success

Ashley Latta joined the Treatspace team as a Project Manager in July 2014 and became the Manager of Customer Success in October 2015. Previously, she worked as a Consultant in the healthcare, insurance, and information technology sectors with project management experience in process re-engineering and information system implementation. Ashley received a Master of Science in Health Care Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College in May 2012. 



Bob Buterbaugh

Health Network Representative

Bob joined Treatspace in 2014 as the Health Network Representative. Bob has an extensive 15 year Sales and Management background, working in the Finance, Automotive, Broadcasting and Educational sectors before joining Healthcare with Treatspace. Bob attended both Penn State University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania before completing his diploma in Broadcast Communications from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Bob has been a Greater Pittsburgh Area resident all his life and still lives locally with his wife and four children. Bob is active in his community and is also an avid local sports fan.


Christian Kratsas

Content Marketing Specialist

Christian is a demand generation marketing professional powered by plenty of pour-over coffees and a 1 TB music library. He specializes in content strategy and development, lead nurturing, and web strategy with 7 years of B2B marketing experience at SaaS startups. Christian is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, College of Business Administration with a BSBA in Marketing. When he's not heads-down in marketing projects he's playing guitar, listening to vinyl, and obsessing over the next best place to eat.


Megan Steinmetz

Project Manager

Megan Steinmetz joined Treatspace in May 2015 as a Business Management Intern. She continued to work part-time at Treatspace while she finished her Master's degree in Health Care Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. In May 2016, Megan completed her Master's and joined Treatspace's team full-time as a Project Manager. Megan is excited to begin her career with Treatspace's innovative and creative team.


Naveen Kumar

Data Analytics Consultant

Naveen joined Treatspace in July 2016 as a Data Analytics Consultant after his Masters in Health Care Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He has over six years of international professional experience in managing cross-functional projects in health care, data analytics, product management and process improvement. He enjoys conceptualizing and implementing innovative actionable solutions to business problems by bringing people, process, and technology together. When he is not solving problems at work, he loves to volunteer, cook, watch movies and hang out with his friends.


Janet Volkman

Health Network Representative & Director of Channel Sales

Janet's entrepreneurial spirit and successful career in Healthcare IT led her to Treatspace. Janet is a Robert Morris University graduate and has vast sales and management experience with healthcare companies, including McKesson and UPMC -  Askesis. Janet has received many recognition awards such as McKesson's President's Club and was the featured Entrepreneur Success Story for the 2013 Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center at Duquesne University. As a Pittsburgh Native, Janet is very active in her community and church. As a result, her community involvement and passion for improving patient results by implementing technology makes her a great fit for Treatspace.