OdessaConnect Team

A passionate team of leaders from healthcare, technology, senior living and the arts.  Based in Louisville, KY.

Todd Smith

Founder & CEO

Todd is an artist entrepreneur with a background in music, blended with a passion for technology and the startup culture.  Entrepreneurship is Todd’s second act.  Before health tech Todd enjoyed an extensive career in music, as a producer and recording engineer, and as a performing and recording artist.

JT Smith

Interim COO

JT brings extensive executive leadership experience in operations and services from both GE and Philips. Most recently, JT led the $1.4B services and served as North America COO at Philips. JT has a Master of Electrical Engineering Degree from University of Louisville and an Executive MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Bert Ansback

Product Manager

Bert has over 10 years of experience as a digital communication professional with a deep focus on UI/UX and creative. His interdisciplinary production background enables him to effectively manage a team of creative and engineering professionals.

Tim Spurlock

Technician & Security Specialist

Tim has been with OdessaConnect since May of 2018, starting as an intern while finishing up his bachelor’s degree in computer information systems. Tim brings skills and experience to help support OdessaConnect’s user base while also protecting and maintaining the company’s infrastructure. Tim puts security as a main focus while working with OdessaConnect partners to deliver proper guidelines and procedures to make sure the company is compliant with industry standards.


Angie Honza

Community Ambassador

Angie was an Activities Director in Senior Living for three years. Having used OdessaConnect in a previous community, she loved all the features it can offer for engagement teams, residents and families. Angie is excited to share her passion of working with seniors, and to help communities use OdessaConnect to its full potential!


Natasha Perez

Business Development, Senior Living

Natasha Perez worked in conventional healthcare, hospitality and real estate for over a decade.  Working with physicians and affordable housing residents that live in underserved communities, Natasha saw a great need to bridge the healthcare inequity gap for patients. She founded Trine Healthcare to further the mission of building strong communities by improving public health through providing wellness programs. Natasha is a graduate of San Diego State University.

Brent Bowman

Business Development, Medicare Advantage Lead

Brent started with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM, where he worked in Silicon Valley and Europe, with several stops in between. In his 15 years with Kaiser Permanente, he led efforts ranging from implementing an electronic medical record and telehealth patient/physician connection solution, to managing the Colorado region’s market expansion and service improvement strategies. Brent managed the P&L of health plan and care delivery operations of a $700M division serving 110,000 covered lives.

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