The Progeny Foundation Board of Directors

Vicki Perry, President and CEO of Advantage Health Solutions, has been involved in the health care industry for over 25 years. She was responsible for the start up of ADVANTAGE effective May, 2000. Since the organization’s inception, she has led the health plan to NCQA accreditation as a New Health Plan, implemented a Staff on Loan Program committing to 2400 paid time off employee volunteer hours per year for charitable organizations, and was named runner up for the Indianapolis Business Journal, Health Care Heroes, Health Care Corporate Achievement Award. Prior to the start up of ADVANTAGE, Ms. Perry held various positions with Maxicare Health Plans, Inc. including Executive Vice President and General Manager, Executive Vice President of Operations, Regional Director of Program Evaluation and Director of Utilization Management and Quality Assurance. Additionally, she was an RN in the hospital setting. She has a strong background in all elements of health plan operations and has implemented quality assurance programs and expanded corporate services during her health care tenure. She believes in a hands on management approach and a non-layered organizational structure for maximum communication flow, executive customer focus and quality assurance for clients. Ms. Perry graduated from the Indiana University School of Nursing and is licensed as a Registered Nurse. She has since expanded her education to include Nursing Home Administration, Rehabilitative Nursing, and Administrative Nursing at IUPUI along with completion of Duke University FUQUA School of Administration, Executive Management Course.

Michael Brammer, President and CEO of Progeny Software is a 1990 graduate of Notre Dame. In 1996 he launched OBjex, Inc. a software investment firm specializing in providing software solutions to niche markets.  Current solutions include Progeny, an application that tracks family history data utilizing a pedigree front-end with a back-end relational database.  Progeny is installed in 1500 unique accounts in 70 countries.  Offices are located in the US as well as Europe.
Progeny is currently installed at key research centers throughout the world, including Mayo Clinic, Duke University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, NIH, Welcome Trust UK, Institute of Cancer Research UK, and more…  In several cases, Progeny has collaborated with customers to build interfaces between our software and their current medical systems to ensure data passes from one to the other seamlessly.  Progeny is built with the intent to allow for collaboration among colleagues at the same institution or remotely throughout the world.
He is also the president and CEO of Scrip Pro, another OBjex application. Scrip Pro manages scrip sales for non-for-profit schools and associations that raise money through the selling of gift cards.  This fundraising concept is extremely popular since it involves selling gift cards to parents and supporters at no additional cost to them (face value).  The non-for-profits purchase the gift cards from major retailers such as Best Buy and Lowe’s at a discount, and sell them at face value to parents and supporters, enabling them to raise funds.
Michael was an all-state quarterback for Mishawaka Marian High School and a place kicker for Notre Dame under Lou Holtz.

Eric Allen, Founding member of iLearning Global, has experienced coaching success at both the high school and Division I college ranks. He is married to Casey and has a 6-year-old son, Bryce.
The past two years, Allen served as an Assistant Coach for the IUPUI Jaguars in Indianapolis, IN. Allen assisted in the day-to-day operations of the program and academic oversight, as well as oversaw Ron Hunter Basketball Camps and served as a primary liaison for community service initiatives.
Previously, Allen served as the Varsity Head Coach at Indianapolis Manual High School, helping the Redskins to one of the largest improvements in the state in 2004-05. As the youngest head coaches in all of IHSAA Class 4A, Allen helped Manual improve from 3-17 to 11-11 in his first season. In 2005-06, Allen guided the Redskins to an 11-10 mark, the program’s best winning percentage in nearly two decades. Most important, according to Allen, was the fact that every one of his players graduated and progressed academically and/or athletically to secondary educational institutions after their high school basketball careers ended. Allen also earned numerous teaching distinctions, including the Lilly Endowment for Teacher Creativity and Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, during his 7-year tenure in Indianapolis Public Schools. Additionally, he authored the book, “Surviving and Thriving in the Beginning Years as an Urban Educator.”
Allen was the Freshman Head Coach at Manual for three years before spending the 2003-04 season as an Assistant Varsity Coach at Southport High School.
He earned his B.S. in Business-Marketing from Indiana in 1998 and his B.A. in Business Education from the University of Indianapolis in 2001. He later received his Master’s degree in School Counseling from Indiana State in 2005.
A 1995 graduate of Indianapolis Roncalli High School, Allen was picked the basketball team’s Mental Attitude Award winner his senior season.