About Us

MaxMD is the industry leader in secure healthcare communications. Our company has been involved in the secure healthcare business for 8 years. We are active contributing members of the following working groups that are shaping the standards and direction of the nation`s healthcare secure communication policies and technology: The Security and Trust Compliance Work Group, The Certificate Policy and Practices Work Group, The Standards and Interoperability Framework Work Group, The Pilot Trust Framework Committee, and The Certificate Policy and Practice on Citizens and Patients.

As a Health Information Security Provider we have been selected as a preferred vendor for the RIQI Project (the nation`s first Direct Pilot program), the sole Direct provider to NJ-HITEC the states Regional Extension Center (REC), and a preferred Direct Vendor by the Pennsylvania eHealth Collaborative(PAeHC). We are subject matter experts and understand HIPAA and have accounted for its technical safeguards and security standards in all of our technology offerings, which include our Direct mdEmail® with SendAnywhere™, MaxSignatures and MaxComplete™.

Meet the Executive Team

Scott A. Finlay, Co-Founder, President and CEO
As president and CEO of MaxMD, Scott Finlay brings more than 20 years of global business experience, drawing on past roles in business management and strategy. With expertise in assessing the feasibility of new business ventures and emerging technologies, Scott is also highly skilled at assembling, motivating, and guiding entrepreneurial product development teams. Prior to co-founding MaxMD, Scott served as managing director for both the North American Equity Trading and Global Equity Finance divisions of Lehman Brothers. In his role as managing director for the Global Equity Finance business, Scott managed an enterprise that grew from $40 million to over $220 million in a five-year period.

Paul Williams, Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Prior to joining MaxMD, Paul was a managing director of Worldwide Equities at Lehman Brothers, responsible for the global sales, trading and research of equity products for institutional investors. In this capacity, Paul also served as a member of both the executive and operating committees of the firm, providing strategic leadership and direction. In addition to his leadership role with MaxMD Paul serves on the boards of several non-profit foundations in the United States and South America including the Fiver Children`s Foundation and the Fairfield County Micro Investors Council.

Bruce Schreiber, Chief Technology Officer
As CTO, Bruce is responsible for technical strategy and development as well as for building the company`s technological systems. Prior to joining MaxMD, Bruce was a managing director at Alpha Investment Management, later acquired by Safra National Bank, responsible for risk. At CIBC, he was executive director of the US Equities/Convertible Bond Trading Desk where he was responsible for risk analytics and trading technology. Bruce also held a position as vice president for Institutional Equity Trading at Lehman Brothers and was president of BDJ Securities, Inc., an independent market maker. Bruce holds undergraduate degrees in Operations Research and Biology from M.I.T. and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering (Computer Science) from Columbia University.

Tom Tucker, Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Prior to co-founding MaxMD, Tom served in a number of senior executive positions while at Lehman Brothers, including directing the firm's Institutional Sales divisions for all Capital Markets with a reporting staff of over 1,200 employees. He was an active member of Lehman`s executive committee, comprised of the firm`s most senior management. Tom also provided leadership and guidance as a member of the firm's operating committee. In addition to his leadership role at MaxMD, Tom devotes his time to the Fiver Foundation, a non-profit organization he founded dedicated to enriching the lives of youth in the greater New York area. The Fiver Foundation represents Tom's singular vision and tireless dedication to building a lasting youth development organization. Tom earned his B.A. in Economics from Colgate University.

Dr. John Maese, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Maese is in a Geriatric private practice in Staten Island. His career spans patient care, performance improvement and Health Information Technology. He serves as a consultant to the health insurance industry, and to private practices in the application of computer technology and performance improvement strategies. Dr. Maese is recognized for his efforts in technology and medicine. Currently, a Fellow at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Dr. Maese has served as Chairperson of the Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record Task Force Committee, and been recognized with the HIMSS Founders Leadership Award in 2010. He serves on the American College of Physicians (ACP) National HIT and Volunteer Committees, and is Chairperson of the New York Chapter ACP HIT Committee.

He is recognized for his efforts in quality healthcare and community service. As a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and past Governor of the American College of Physicians (ACP), he received the ACP New York Chapter Laureate Award in 2010 and several Evergreen Awards. He was recognized as a ″Doctor of Vision″ by the Staten Island Advance in 2006, and for ″Service to the Community″ by The Academy of Medicine in Richmond in 2007. He serves as Chairperson of the New York State Patient Safety Enhancement Project Committee as well as on the Executive Committee of the New York Quality Alliance. He is past president of the Richmond County Medical Society and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Ambulatory Performance Improvement Program at Staten Island University Hospital

He received his medical degree from SUNY-Downstate where he continues as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. He is board certified in a number of clinical specialties including Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Emergency Medicine. He is also certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.