Leadership Team

James F. Riopelle, MD, CPE

President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Riopelle has over 30 years of experience as a managed care physician leader and entrepreneur. He is a Certified Physician Executive with extensive experience working for innovative healthcare startups and managed care organizations. Throughout his past, Dr. Riopelle has held executive level, clinical leadership positions at numerous health plans. In addition, Dr. Riopelle developed and successfully sold Geri-Med, an innovative managed care organization that cared for seniors during their transition between care settings and significantly improved clinical outcomes while also reducing healthcare costs. 

Nicole Schrankel, PharmD, C-MTM, CCO

Director of Operations


Nicole is an experienced leader and innovative entrepreneur in the Medication Therapy Management industry with over 20 years as a clinical pharmacist. She is nationally recognized as an innovator in the design, delivery, and administration of advanced MTM and clinical pharmacy services models. Prior to joining Bridgewell, Nicole was the co-founder of MyMTMCare where she lead their operations and advanced the integration of clinical pharmacists into ambulatory care sites. In 2014, Nicole was awarded the Excellence in Innovation award by the Oregon State Pharmacy Association for her work implementing medication therapy management programs in a variety of clinic settings.

Susan Schwark, CPhT

Patient Care Manager


Sue is a leader in advancing patient care with over a decade of experience improving patient outcomes through advanced medication reconciliation and care coordination in a variety of healthcare settings. Having worked at Sharp Healthcare in San Diego and St. Luke's Health System in Boise, ID, Sue is able to bring her experience to lead our team of care coordinators and care advocates to ensure the highest standards and best outcomes for our patients.