Meet the team

Austin Ifedirah

Founder & Managing Partner

Austin Ifedirah, MBA, DDS, is Founder and Managing Partner at Engagent Health where he leads the day to day management, development and deployment of the company’s capabilities and platform.

Prior to founding Engagent Health, Dr. Ifedirah was Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer at Gateway Health Plan® where he was responsible for all organic and expansion growth of the Medicare and Medicaid lives in the plan from less than 300,000 members in Pennsylvania to more than 700,000 members in six states.

Derrick Taveras, MBA

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

As a founding Managing Partner of Engagent Health, Taveras is responsible for the agent sales software platform, bringing more than 20 years of experience developing Risk Adjustment, Quality Programs and Eligibility Solutions on a national scale.

Previously Taveras served as the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Centauri Health Solutions, Inc.,  and played a pivotal role in the organization’s ability to bridge opportunities that came as a result of the acquisition of Tactical Management. Inc. (TMI), the company Taveras founded. Part of Centauri’s acquisition of TMI included its flagship SaaS platform now labeled, Centauri Advance.