Meet The Team:

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Marina Giannini

Marina founded GiaCare, Inc. in 1998 and serves as the President and CEO. She provides strategic direction and managerial oversight to all departments within the organization. Under Marina’s leadership, GiaCare has secured a multitude of large government healthcare contracts that span across multiple healthcare disciplines and locations throughout the United States. When Marina is not working, she enjoys reading a good book and spending time with her two daughters.

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Marcus Boyd

As a Program Manager for the GiaCare Team, Marcus is responsible for managing the successful implementation and delivery of services to our customers. He joined GiaCare in 2018 as a Project Specialist, where he assisted with operational management and provided oversight on a variety of GiaCare contracts. Marcus possesses over 25 years of medical industry experience, having held roles ranging from operating room administrator to that of a unit coordinator for ICU and Med/Surg units. As Program Manager, Marcus will now be responsible for managing the successful implementation and delivery of services to our customers. Marcus loves that he gets to closely work with the talented and selfless individuals within the healthcare field who also share in his strong passion to serve others.

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David Kowal

David Kowal is the Assistant Program Manager for GiaCare. As an Assistant Program Manager, David is responsible for supporting the Program Manager in the day-to-day operations and management of GiaCare’s contracts and field employees. Prior to joining the Operations Team, David was a supervisor for one of GiaCare’s largest contracts at Ft. Campbell, KY. With these years of valuable experience as a contract employee, David can provide great insight and unique perspectives when interacting with our customers and field staff. When not working, David enjoys photography, backpacking, camping, and enjoying the company of family and friends.

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Lisa Salcido

Lisa is an Operations Specialist at GiaCare, where she has successfully assisted hundreds of candidates and current staff with critical new hire and credentialing processes. Lisa is our expert when it comes to credentialing medical professionals, and she ensures that GiaCare always submits the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive catalog of healthcare workers to our customers. She has achieved great success in credentialing professionals who seek to work on large government contracts, some of which include CLASS, FOH, JTF, NIH, and PA. Lisa has an Applied Science degree in Medical Administration from Rasmussen College. In her spare time, Lisa likes to cook, bake, sing, and adore anything affiliated with her favorite animal, the butterfly!


Finance Department

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Edny Vargas

Edny is responsible for overseeing the financial health of GiaCare and managing important decision-making processes to ensure that the company’s various businesses and future endeavors are financially successful. Edny joined the company in 2018, first starting out as a Payroll Specialist before she was promoted to her current role of Finance Manager in October 2019. She attended Texas State University in San Marcos, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration. Edny then went on to complete a Master of Arts in Administration (MAA) in 2017 at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, concentrating in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. When not working, Edny can be found spending time outdoors with her daughter and two dogs.

Business Development

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Daniel Hammer

As the Contracts Administration Manager for the organization, Daniel is the primary business development point of contact for federal prime contracts and teaming opportunities. With nearly a decade of experience in federal contracting with GiaCare, Daniel assists the organization with financial analysis and projections as well as with SBA program requirements. He also helps define the company vision for continued growth. Daniel has been with GiaCare since 2012 and prior to his current role, held multiple positions within GiaCare’s Business Development group. Daniel understands what drives success in this business, and his passion for the work and ensuring that the government and its beneficiaries receive quality care and superior value is representative of his dedication to service and excellence. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), both from Florida State University. When he is not in the office, you might find him on the rails at a rock show, in the garage tinkering on something with a motor, or on the beach hooked on to a sea monster. For foodie recommendations, let him know next time you visit Fort Lauderdale!

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Steven Goad

As the Business Development Project Manager at GiaCare, Steve is responsible for the initiation, planning, and management of internal BD and cross-functional projects across all GiaCare departments. He also supports the Business Development team in all aspects of the capture, bidding, and administration processes, along with performing strategic planning and analysis, marketing management, financial analysis, and market research. Prior to joining the GiaCare Business Development Team in 2019, Steve worked within supply chain management as an Analyst at The TJX Companies and at Fidelity Investments in securities trading and advisory roles. Steve holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Business and Trade from Florida Atlantic University, along with an MBA from Boston University Questrom School of Business. When not working, Steve can be found surfing, playing golf, training for his next triathlon, or spending time with family and friends.