Executive Chairman

Brian J. Strasnick, PhD, JDExecutive Chairman Brian J. Strasnick, PhD, JD, is the Executive Chairman of CDI, which he co-founded in 2015 with his son, Craig. As Executive Chairman, Dr. Strasnick works with the President & CEO to forge relationships with current and prospective customers. With his thirty plus years of industry experience he brings…

President & CEO

Craig S. StrasnickPresident & CEO Craig S. Strasnick is a seasoned executive, experienced entrepreneur, and dynamic commercial leader. In his current role as President and CEO of Commonwealth Diagnostics International, Inc. (CDI), he partners with respected academics and industry leaders across the world to improve current gastroenterological practices. Craig drives the company’s mission by developing…

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer

Gray W. Rifkin, Esq., EMBAChief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer Gray provides leadership for CDI’s legal and regulatory affairs, ethics and compliance programs, business development, global operations, and corporate governance activities as well as supervising the commercialization of CDI’s diagnostic portfolios and guiding the company’s products and services globally. Gray graduated from the University…

Chief Financial Officer

Zack Alvarez, MBAChief Financial Officer Zach brings over ten years of public accounting experience to CDI, previously working for a national, top 10 public accounting firm and running a successful investor advisory and management consulting firm. Zack is responsible for leading finance and accounting, investor relations, and strategic finance for CDI and its subsidiaries and…

Laboratory Director

Angela Steinhardt, MDLaboratory Director Dr. Steinhardt was born and raised in West Lafayette, Indiana. She attended Purdue University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 2002. She then worked as a pharmacist for a year and went on to medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. After graduating with her Doctor…

Chief Marketing Officer

Jason AbrahamsChief Marketing Officer Jason has deep experience in marketing and business development with a proven record of driving business growth in the healthcare business-to-business and direct-to-patient sectors. Jason has overseen marketing strategy and execution for a variety of high growth companies, has been an instructor at the Digital Professional Institute at Tribeca Flashpoint and…

VP, Operations

Andrew J. ConnorsVP, Operations Andrew J. Connors, VP, Operations, manages the company’s distribution center and oversees the assembly and shipment of test kits. He also supervises the design, creation, and distribution of marketing materials, and the procurement of necessary goods and services, and is valued as the go-to person for projects large and small.

Laboratory Manager

Andrea LorraineLaboratory Manager Andrea Lorraine, Laboratory Manager, oversees CDI’s state-of-the-art CLIA-certified laboratory located in Salem, Massachusetts. Andrea comes to CDI with 30+ years of dynamic experience at Quest Diagnostics, where she most recently oversaw the quality management, design, construction, and operational management of a large laboratory with a broad menu of diagnostic tests. In her…

Sr. Customer Relationship Manager

Bunly EmSr. Customer Relationship Manager Bunly “Ly” Em, Sr. Customer Relationship Manager, is responsible for overseeing provider and patient services. She has worked in the healthcare services field for more than 10 years and brings a wealth of experience in customer services, problem-solving, and relationship-building to the CDI team.

Sr. Billing Manager

Tracy VandermerweSr. Billing Manager Tracy Vandermerwe, Senior Billing Manager, is responsible for managing and leading billing operations at CDI. Tracy comes to CDI with over 20+ years of medical billing experience and brings expertise in all phases of medical claim management. Tracy has worked within a variety of healthcare sectors and has extensive knowledge and…