About Us


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Our team

Ted Lagala-President & CEO

 Ted has been in the IT industry for over 25 years. An experienced application developer, project manager, network analyst, strategic planner and Chief Information Officer of multiple healthcare organizations in both the private and public sector. He has also held the position of Chief Technology Officer for one of the largest utility companies in the country. He has extensive experience with RIS, PACS, EMR, Practice Management, and medical billing applications. His international work experience includes, designing and implementing a complex international data network with a US based BPO.  

Ted is a highly motivated leader with outstanding communication skills. He has successfully lead multi-disciplinary teams in the development and deployment of technology solutions, utilizing both people as well as the process. He has managed budgets in excess of $10M. 

Ted's accomplishments includes being a devoted husband and family man as well as an award winning Spaniel Bird Dog breeder as well as competitor. 

Education includes:  B.S. Business Management-SUNY at Old Westbury Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software and Technical Professional 

Michelle Szymanski-NextGen EHR Consultant/Template Developer                    

 Michelle has worked for Northern Lights for the past five years. Not only is Michelle an experienced software consultant, she is extremely personable. Michelle’s abilities include but are not limited to: Template Customization
System Upgrades
Workflow Analysis/Gap Analysis
Training for providers, front office and clinical staff Meaningful Use/MACRA Implementation
Software Support 

Education includes: BSN- The University of Texas at Arlington 

Chris Visentin-Hardware/I.T. Specialist

 Teena Camacho-EHR Trainer/Marketing Consultant

 Teena has been in the Health Care industry for nearly a decade. Through her travels in health care she has built great rapport with not only physicians but administrators and patients alike. Her primary roles and functions include but are not limited to:  Training (medical) providers and staff  Workflow Analysis Software Support Meaningful Use/MACRA Support Fostering/nurturing business relationships with clientele, Administration, etc. Brand Marketing/campaigning for local patient population Public Relations Site building 

Education includes: B.S. History/Education-SUNY Stony Brook  Prerequisites Health Care-SUNY Suffolk County Community College

 John (Jack) Colbert –CPA  

Jack, one of our team members that specializes in Risk Assessment and Auditing comes to us with over 33 years of public accounting and private industry experience. He has held senior level executive management positions; including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of several multi-million dollar companies. He is well versed in all forms of capital raise, including all types of bank financing, Private Equity, IPO’s and multi-tiered private financing. Jack’s experience includes holding numerous positions; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial officer of an international, multi-state healthcare development and management company. His significant accomplishments include over $200 million in capital raised, he has achieved profitable growth from $6 million to over $75 million in revenue, and has successfully acquired and integrated of over 30 different entities in various industries. Jack was named Deloitte and Touche’s - Senior Consultant and Audit Manager in the “Big 4” international accounting firm. He has significant experience in Initial Public Offerings, and other registered securities offerings. Jack considers himself a partner in financial consulting and insurance services. His projects include assisting small and mid-sized firms with strategic planning, budgeting, tax strategies, loan restructuring, establishing financial, operating and internal controls systems. Although he has a broad industry knowledge that includes real estate, construction, retail, manufacturing and healthcare- his focus is on small and mid-sized companies. 

Education includes:  B.S. Business and Economics - SUNY Oneonta   M.S. Accounting  - SUNY Binghamton Post Graduate Studies- Kellogg School of Business           

                                                                                                                                            

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What we do

 Northern Lights Partners is a full service, end-to-end IT consulting firm.  We offer a complete range of services to small and medium-sized companies throughout New York, Long Island, New Jersey and throughout the East Coast.  


Although each client is accessed based on their specific needs, as an IT consulting firm Northern Lights helps each partner accomplish this: 

  • Reduce expenses 
  • Conserve valuable resources
  • Manage growth 
  • Become more productive (less downtime)
  • Remain secure 
  • Remain safe  (around the clock monitoring) 
  • And because of this, we guarantee you "Peace of Mind" 

 "Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together". -JC Penney

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Our specialties

  • Strategic  Consulting to the Healthcare Industry with focus on EMR implementation,  RIS, PACS, work flow re-design, project management and revenue cycle  improvement.
  • Risk Assessment/ Auditing Services
  • Interim CIO, CIO Advisory Services 
  • Telecommunications   
    • Traditional PBX phone systems 
    • Voice over IP hosted solutions 
    • Internet and other data solutions from multiple carriers 
  • Server management and server virtualization      
  • Continuous back-up and restoration services 
  • Information technology analysis, strategy, and design 
  • Server management 
  • Around the clock security monitoring and unmatched protection 
  • Network design, continuous maintenance, and support 
  • Ongoing consultation 
  • On-site maintenance and support 
  • Remote monitoring and support 
  • Database management and integrity 
  • Website maintenance 
  • Spam filtering services 
  • Unmatched anti-virus protection 

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Northern Lights: Providing Technical support so you can provide the best care for your patients.

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Northern Lights Partners LLC

150 Motor Pkwy, Hauppauge, New York 11788, United States

(631) 412-8000

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Email Us: support@northernlightsp.info