Peter S. Labaki
President & CEO
As the Founder and President of Celerity LLC, Mr. Labaki has a very successful history in the Information Technologies Industry. Prior to founding Celerity, he served as the Director of Business Development for Method IQ, Inc., an Atlanta-based technology solutions company. In his tenure there, Mr. Labaki was charged with designing, developing and implementing “agenda & outcomes based” solutions focused on the healthcare market.
Mr. Labaki has served leading roles in several other technology solutions based companies where he also designed, developed and implemented installed and hosted solutions with a specific focus on education and medicine.
A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.S. in Political Science, Mr. Labaki served an internship at the New York State Office of the Attorney General Division of Consumer Fraud.
He is a Rotarian and serves on the Board of Directors for Literacy Volunteers of Buffalo and Erie County.
Jonathan R. Strange,
Mr. Strange has a wealth of clinical experience, having received his CASAC Certification while also practicing as a clinician and counselor in a number of organizations in New York State. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. He is a member of Chi Sigma Iota, a Counseling Honor Society, and received the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship from the International Honor Society.
Mr. Strange began his professional career with Horizon Village, where he was named Most Valuable Rookie of the Year for Horizon Health Services for his performance as a Senior Case Manager as well as his role in post-care client success management practices. He has also participated in a partnership with the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services.
He received his M.S. Degree in Counselor Education from Canisius College. Prior to joining Celerity LLC, Mr. Strange served as the EAP Coordinator and Clinician for Prism Health Network, where he provided training, development, and wellness seminars. Mr. Strange conducted numerous solutions focused sessions with parents, children, and numerous employers. In addition to all of this, he has also worked as a chemical dependency clinician for various agencies in Western New York.
Well-versed in a variety of addiction and abuse software packages, Mr. Strange has taken this experience to Celerity due to the superior capabilities, ease of use, and clinical organization conformity of the application. He serves a very important role within the company as our on-staff certified and experienced clinician, providing partners with unique viewpoints, tools and design methodology to improve agency efficiency and standard of care.
Director of Sales & Billing
Caryn Jenneve is Celerity’s Director of Sales & Billing and has been with the team for seven years now. Caryn oversees the billing staff in their daily operations, gives billing module trainings remotely for our growing list of partners, and also oversees the sales department in their daily tasks. She really does it all for the Celerity team, and is as valuable of a member as there can be. She has two kids who sometimes stop at the office to hang around and they can really brighten up the rest of the staff’s day.
Vice President of Sales
David has been a member of the Celerity team since 2011, and with him he brings a very experienced professional background. After spending time in education for a number of years, Dave joined the Celerity team in search of new career challenges and experiences. Dave quickly took on those challenges and ascended quickly to Vice President of Sales after achieving a proven track record of beneficial partner relationships. In his free time, he enjoys employment as a referee for high school and college sports in the Northeast, in addition to spending time in the outdoors.
National Sales Manager
Carl is another sales manager who joined Celerity in 2014. After spending a few months learning about CAM under the tutelage of VP of Sales David Michael, Carl was promoted to a full-time sales manager in early 2015. Since then, Carl has evolved into a valuable team member at Celerity, scheduling and administering CAM demos, appearing at conferences all over the country, and forging partnerships with agencies nationwide. At (almost) 25 years old, he’s the youngest member of the team, and thanks to his experience in a variety of work environments growing up, he usually always has something to talk about with the contacts he meets on a daily basis. In his free time, he loves working out at the gym, coaching a local high school baseball team, and traveling to new MLB stadiums.
“Fortune favors the bold.” – Pliny the Elder.
Software Technician & Developer
Derek has been at Celerity since December 2015 and is our newest software tech and developer. In his spare time, he enjoys keeping up with the latest technology and software trends, amateur web development, catching Buffalo Sabres games, rollerblading, and spending time with family and friends.
“The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.” – Alden Nowlan
Billing Service Specialist
Jackie joined the Celerity team in March of 2015 as our newest billing service specialist. In the summertime, Jackie likes to spend as much time as possible in her flower garden. She is active in her local block club and participates in many activities that promote a clean and safe neighborhood.
“It takes a village to raise a child.”
Cheryl has 3 kids (William, 4, Gabriella, 7 and Ryan, 18) so most of her free time is spent with them. Her oldest son, Ryan is in training to become a Marine at Boot Camp in South Carolina. She has been with Celerity for a number of years now and does an excellent job in helping the sales and leadership team complete a variety of daily tasks.
“You never know what’s going to happen”. – A quote we use in my family all the time is from my oldest son (who was probably 4 at the time) in a singing voice.
Michael has been at Celerity since 2013 and he has two daughters, ages 3 and 5. In his (limited) free time, he enjoys playing guitar, attending music shows, play sports and play other games. He has lived in Germany and Korea but has always found his way back to South Carolina.
“If we do it now, we will never run out of time” – Anonymous 6 year old
Director of Development
James has been at Celerity for two years now and moved to South Carolina from Michigan after graduating from Eastern Michigan University with a major in Mathematics Education and a minor in Computer Science Education. In his free time, he enjoys tabletop gaming and disc golf.
“There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.” -Mark Twain
Customer Support Manager
Frank has been our customer support manager since April 1st, 2014. Don’t be fooled by the date; Frank’s customer service skills are no joke. In his free time, he likes to be outside, reading, watching television and relaxing. One of his favorite song lyrics from childhood is “I will gladly pay those union dues, just don’t judge me by my shoes.” Joe is a graduate of the Real FSU (Frostburg State University.) He is happily married to someone smarter than himself, and he would suggest everyone try to do the same.
Josh has been with Celerity since late 2012 and is one of our longest tenured members here at Celerity. An interesting fact about Josh is that he plays the bagpipes. Josh really knows his way around development and is an excellent asset to our team.
Development and Support Technician
Anthony has been with Celerity since October 2015 and is one of our newest development technicians. He is quickly proving himself here at Celerity and in his free time enjoys comic books, video games, action and fantasy movies, and going out to the ocean to catch and cook some seafood. Anthony is an awesome addition to our team and will only continue to grow in his role here at Celerity where we are excited to have him aboard.
Development and Support Technician
Joe has been at Celerity for a year now and in his free time, he likes to do a good bit of gaming, and work on some collaborative storytelling with a group of friends, as well as reading as many books as he can get my hands on, and going on long road trips when the opportunity presents itself.
Mary Lou Bailey
Billing Service Specialist
Mary Lou has been with Celerity for two years and likes to spend time with her twin 5 year old grandsons Chase and Carter. Weather permitting, they go camping in a rather large pop up named Big Bertha. The rest of the year, we dream about going camping and the outdoors. She have a mini-schnoodle (schnauzer/poodle mix) dog named Darla, who is a diva, who is spoiled rotten. She has been in the billing field for a gabillion plus four years.
“Suck it up cupcake” and “Put your big girl panties on” are just two quotes she likes.
Billing Service specialist
Phyllis has been with Celerity since August 2014 and enjoys reading, photography, camping, watching sports, specifically football and baseball, and being outdoors. She is a key member of the billing staff and is always good for a “good morning” greeting every day.
“It’s amazing, how one person’s act of kindness can change the course of your life. Today, follow their lead and PAY IT FORWARD!!!!!”
Billing Service Specialist
Theresa has been with Celerity for two months now and is Celerity’s newest employee. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities and reading.
“Be silly. Be fun. Be different, be wacky. Be you, because life is too short to be anything but happy.”