Vijay Vonguru - President
Vijay Vonguru is an innovative leader and a strategic thinker. As the President and Co-Founder of Vesta Teleradiology, Vijay is responsible for leading Vesta’s daily activities, collaborating with external partners, fostering innovation while providing strategic direction for the company.
Vijay holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Louisiana Tech University and completed the Executive Business Program from Rollins College.
Before starting Vesta, Vijay managed multiple positions in the Telecom industry over a period of 15 years that included relocating overseas and starting up an offshore center for the US parent company.
When not working, Vijay likes to travel, volunteer, play volleyball and run with his Golden Retriever.
Dr. Meghal Antani, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Antani completed a diagnostic radiology residency at the University Minnesota as well as a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology in diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology. He is on staff at major medical centers in the Washington DC area. He has been involved in teleradiology for the past 15 years.
Dr. Antani is an outdoor enthusiast, and his hobbies include cycling, backcountry trail running, hiking, kayaking, and camping. He also enjoys taking his dog to the local dog park to play fetch with a tennis ball.
Rick Ajdain - Sales and Marketing Director
As Director of Sales and Marketing, Rick Ajdain is responsible for driving sales, Marketing and Business Development for Vesta Teleradiology, with a focus on growing and managing the company’s healthcare client bases. Rick brings to the position a successful track record of more than 20 years that includes high-profile leadership positions and recognized sales achievements.
Rick holds a BS in Electrical Engineering as well as a BA in Sales & Marketing and is a proud UCF Alumni.
Prior to joining Vesta Teleradiology, Rick started his professional career as a Business Account Manager with AT&T Wireless helping companies integrate wireless business solutions to their workflow. Rick’s experience also includes a successful international Sales Manager positions with M2M Group where he negotiated government contracts in various countries. With FARO Technologies, Rick was managing a large territory both nationally and international that served the needs of various law enforcement and federal agencies where he nurtured key relationships and engendered strategic partnerships that led to significant revenue growth.
Rick is fluent in 5 languages, is an avid traveler and adventure seeker. When he is not working, Rick loves to volunteer, paint or cook.
April Slade - Billing and Credentialing Manager
As Billing and Credentialing Manager, April Slade is responsible for overseeing Medicare and client billing as well as maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the provider and payor credentialing/re-credentialing.
April is a Certified Insurance & Coding Specialist.
Prior to joining Vesta Teleradiology April had more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. Her background includes administration, customer service, patient admissions, scheduling, insurance verification, authorizations, medical billing, coding, collections, and provider credentialing.
When she is not working, April loves to read. Some of her favorite authors include Robin Cook, Patricia Cornwell, John Grisham, Janet Evanovich, and Nora Roberts.
Vernice Zaldivar - On-Boarding and Human Resources Manager
As Account Manager, Vernice Zaldivar manages a team of account specialists who provide clients with the utmost care throughout the onboarding process. Her highest priority is to make this process as seamless and efficient as possible while providing quality customer satisfaction. Vernice also serves as Human Resource Manager. In this role, Vernice is responsible for talent management, employee relations, training and development as well as benefits administration.
Vernice completed her Degree in Child Sociology at the university of Okinawa, Japan. She is originally from Miami, FL and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. Vernice is fluent in two languages and enjoys fitness, cooking and traveling.