Start Your New Business Journey with Empoura
Empoura inspires and guides healthcare professionals like you to start your own business – taking control of your career while leaving behind the daily grind that defines healthcare today.
With decades of combined healthcare and business experience, the Empoura team understands the complexities of starting a business and provides you with the step-by-step counsel needed to get your own business up and running quickly.
We guide you through the entire process including:
Identifying your why
Legal and tax aspects
Banking and payment processing
Creating a brand, website, social media and more
Your new business journey will benefit from the Empoura leadership team’s breadth of unparalleled healthcare and business experience.
Ralph Fargnoli, Founder and Board of Directors
Ralph Fargnoli is a Co-Founder and CEO of Empoura and serves on its board of directors. His 38 year healthcare focused career brings valuable insights of how people, process and digital technology can impact healthcare delivery.
Prior to Empoura, Ralph was a Managing Director with a Big 4 Advisory firm within their Healthcare Provider Practice and was responsible for client development and relationships across the national healthcare market.
Ralph was the Founder and CEO of Beacon Partners, a national healthcare advisory whose clients were large integrated healthcare delivery systems. As the CEO of Beacon Partners, he set the strategic direction of the firm that resulted in revenue growth recognized multiple years by the INC 5000.
He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Patient Safety Institute (I-PASS). I-PASS is an evidence-based software and education platform to reduce communication failures during patient handoffs.
Ralph earned an MBA from Bryant University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from The University of Rhode Island.
Rebecca Love, Founder and Board of Directors
A nurse entrepreneur, inventor, author, TedX Speaker and the first nurse featured on Ted.com, and was a part of the inaugural nursing panel featured at SXSW 2018. Rebecca was the first Director of Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the United States at Northeastern School of Nursing – the founding initiative in the country designed to empower nurses as innovators and entrepreneurs, where she founded the Nurse Hackathon.
Her efforts in this movement has led to transformational change in the nursing profession. In early 2019, Rebecca, along with a group of leading nurses in the world, founded and is President of SONSIEL: The Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders, a non-profit that quickly attained recognition by the United Nations as an Affiliate Member to the UN.
Rob Goodall, Board of Directors
A 20-year financial services industry professional focused on helping high net worth clients solve for liquidity risk and strategically use leverage to meet their needs. Robert has spent two decades integrating the Modern Wealth Model into advisory platforms to help move the business away from a transactional model, to one focused on delivering fundamental holistic wealth management advice. At present, he is a Senior Private Banker for Wilmington Trust. Robert holds an economics degree from Boston University and an MBA from Suffolk University.