The UP Story:
We reimagine healthcare.
We are not a traditional healthcare company, we are a company that truly embraces health.
UrgentPoint creates spaces where your doctor is able to listen to you, make you comfortable, to help and inspire you by providing the tools needed to lead a healthier life.
We give our practitioners the freedom and the time to make each and every patient feel heard and taken care of. This practice allows us to address your urgent needs, as well as the underlying obstacles to full wellness.
We encourage our patients and our partners to reimagine healthcare with us. With patients and partners like you, we can positively impact the communities and the individuals around us!
UrgentPoint has assembled a team of both expert providers and operational specialists. This combination has allowed us to provide our patients with the best possible healthcare experience.
Joe Chauvapun, MD
Founder and CEO
As Founder and CEO, Dr. Joe Chauvapun
Dr. Chauvapun holds a Bachelors degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley and earned his Doctor of Medicine from St. George’s University.
President and COO
Jeff Marinucci is the President and Chief Operating Officer of UrgentPoint. His expertise is key to UrgentPoint’s operational excellence and business integration. Prior to UrgentPoint, Mr. Marinucci founded inerTRAIN, the
Mr. Marinucci holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business & Economics from Kalamazoo College and completed an exclusive two-year Business Leadership Development Program at Motorola.
Peter Mansfield has 25 years of experience as a marketing professional specializing in assisting startup and corporate clients. His expertise has proven valuable in helping ventures move quickly and efficiently to realize their marketing potential.
Mr. Mansfield’s experience includes setting marketing strategies, architecting brands, building marketing functions, and driving market success for companies like
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Dan Peña is Chairman and Founder of The Guthrie Group, an investment consortium facilitating transactions globally. Prior to founding The Guthrie Group Mr. Peña founded and led Great Western Resources Inc. and acted as Chairman of JPK Industries. Mr. Peña led both of these natural resource companies to exponential growth and success.
Mr. Peña’s earliest experiences included positions at Bear Stearns and Co, and Kennedy Industries, in finance and real estate, respectively. Throughout his career, Mr. Peña has earned numerous awards for his exceptional leadership and business
Greg Wood was a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright, where he used his expertise as a lawyer to advise clients in all areas of the law. Mr. Wood specializes in corporate law, including patents, governance, board oversight, and M&A due diligence. He also currently serves as a panel member for the Agency for Dispute Resolution.
Additionally, Mr. Wood serves as Chairman of the Board for two non-profits,
Lionel Chadwick, PhD
Dr. Lionel Chadwick is President of Chadwick and Associates — Health Care Advisors and sits on the Board of Directors for Brentvale Investments. With over 38 years in the healthcare industry, Dr. Chadwick has extensive experience in leadership, research, business strategy, and corporate financial management. He has focused business experience in California and Oregon and spent two years as CEO of Vista Healthcare Asia, PLC in Singapore.
Dr. Chadwick received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of California San Diego, then went on to earn his Master of Public Health from the Yale University School of Medicine and
Mr Knox is an accomplished CEO with expertise in expanding healthcare programs and achieving sustainable results.
William Suval, MD
Dr. Suval is an experienced vascular surgeon with over 30 years experience, and has held several board positions with healthcare organizations.
Mr. Weiner is Senior Vice President at Bailes & Associates Inc. where he provides a broad range of real estate advisory services to clients.
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