About the MRA Team
Our talented and experienced team delivers amazing results
We believe in treating people well, spreading kindness, and have a standing "no A-holes" policy
President & CEO
Charlie Saponaro is an experienced entrepreneur with a proven track record of both operating and investing in growing companies. Prior to Medical Record Associates, Mr. Saponaro was a key member of the ArchivesOne management team. While at ArchivesOne, Mr. Saponaro was instrumental in growing the business from a regional company to the third largest records management company in the United States before being acquired by Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM). Before joining ArchivesOne, Mr. Saponaro was a Vice President at Brook Venture Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm focused on expansion stage companies. Prior to Brook, Mr. Saponaro worked for Saturn Capital, a Boston-based venture capital and private equity firm focused on early stage technology companies. Before Saturn, he worked for Boston Capital, the largest apartment owner in the United States. Mr. Saponaro holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Vermont.
Christy Matheson, RHIA, CCS
Vice President of Coding
Ms. Matheson has been active in the healthcare industry for more than 19 years and currently serves as Vice President of Coding for Medical Record Associates, LLC where she oversees the operations of the Coding business line. Her previous positions have included Director of Coding, Ardent Health Services and Coding Manager for Saint Francis Health System. She has extensive background and experience in Coding and HIM Operations, ICD-10-CM /PCS and CPT coding, auditing, data analysis, reporting, training and education. Ms. Matheson holds a BS Degree in Health Information Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). She is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Oklahoma Health Information Management Association (OKHIMA). She is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.
Cathie Wilde, RHIA, CCS
Director of Coding Services
Ms. Wilde has been active in the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. Her previous positions have included Assistant Director of HIM, DRG Coordinator at Massachusetts Hospital Association and DRG Validator at Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She has extensive experience in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding, auditing, data analysis, development and testing of coding products, specialized reporting and in-service training. As Director she is responsible for overseeing the Coding division providing the strategic direction of MRA as a local industry leader of quality coding, auditing and denial management services. A graduate of Boston College, she received her HIM certificate from Northeastern University and is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) as well as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). In addition to being a member of both the American and Massachusetts Health Information Management Associations, Ms. Wilde is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.
Suzanne Neve, RHIA, CTR
Director of Cancer Registry
Ms Neve has been active in the cancer registry for more than 25 years and currently serves as the Director of Cancer Registry Services for Medical Record Associates, LLC where she oversees the operations of the Cancer Registry business line. She has extensive experience and knowledge working with Commission on Cancer Approved programs as well as State Reporting facilities. Ms Neve holds a BS Degree in Health Information Administration from Long Island University-CW Post and is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) as well as a Certified Tumor Registrar. She is a member of the National Cancer Registrar’s Association, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and numerous State Cancer Registry Associations.
Vice President of Operations
In her role as Vice President of Operations, Terry is responsible for overseeing the coordination of all accounts receivable and payroll processing. Her 25 years of leadership includes managing financial services operations, contracts and ROI account management with a focus on systems enhancement and operational productivity that improve client satisfaction. With more than 25 years of experience in Release of Information, she is proficient in federal and state laws regarding ROI and HIPAA compliance. Prior to joining MRA, Terry was employed at Newton Wellesley Hospital.