Our Co-founders

Tracy Flood MD, PhD

CEO & Co-founder. An active member in local and statewide collective impact initiatives. A decade of experience working with health data measuring chronic disease prevention, specifically childhood obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Tom Schmitt, PHD

Chief Data Officer & Co-founder. Tom's expertise is in Measurement, Survey Development and Evaluation. He has a PhD in Applied Statistics and Measurement and was previously a tenured Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University.

James Walters, MS

CTO & Co-founder. James is a Data Scientist and Statistical Programmer with expertise in all things software and data related. James has a Master’s in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science from Marquette University.

Our Vision, Mission, & Values

Our Vision. By achieving victories in every community across the country, we will leave a better world for the next generation.

Our Mission. Our mission at BroadStreet is to ensure that community information is beautiful, accessible, and easy-to-use.

BroadStreet's Core Beliefs.

We were founded with strong beliefs which influence everything that we do.
(1) We believe in the power of working together for the common good.
(2) We believe that having access to data can empower real change.
(3) Which is why we believe that everyone deserves access to the best information possible.
(4) We believe in looking to the future and supporting the next generation of public health

A Bit More About Us

We are a  locally-owned, socially-minded business with strong Midwestern roots.
We love data. We built our software so it could be shared with openness and collaboration.
We aim to be the most community-centered software company in the world.

Our Team

Kalei Porter

Director of Digital Content. Kalei is passionate about the connections between human and environmental health in the global economy. She has her BS in Environmental Science (Biology) from Simmons University.

Erik Yan, MSc-GH

Analytics & Data Engineer. Erik is passionate about quality data analytics and data/database management. He is experienced with ad hoc analytics, ETL development, and automation techniques. He has a Masters in Global Health systems cert. Data Analytics from Duke University.

Lizy Pierson

Director of Outreach and Engagement. Lizy is pursuing her MPH with a concentration in health policy and administration at Temple University. She excels in teamwork, customer service, and interpersonal communication. Lizy is dedicated to making the world a happier and healthier place.

Allison Muir, MHA

Operations Manager. Allison’s expertise is in Process Improvement, Operations, and Systems Thinking. She has a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from George Washington University.

Zach Sturgeon

Track Manager for Daily Numbers Collection. Zachary has been active in building the Covid-19 Data Project since its inception. He is currently studying Biophysics at the University of California, San Diego.

Jasmine Johnson, MS

Design Track Manager. Jasmine's areas of expertise are in data analytics and data visualization. She has a Master's in Statistics from California State University, East Bay.

Sabrine Benzakour

Health Equity Track Manager. Sabrine is currently pursuing her B.A. in Global Affairs at Yale University. She has a background in human rights and data governance, and hopes to work towards making the world a more peaceful and equitable place.

Our Name

Our Name Comes From

The Ghost Map of BroadStreet

John Snow’s statistical mapping of the London city Broad Street Cholera outbreak in 1854 is considered, by many, to be a community health milestone, marking the beginning of modern statistical epidemiology. At BroadStreet, we’re revolutionizing John Snow’s vision of community health with cutting edge data visualization and data science. Much like John Snow, we recognize the foundation of healthy communities is built with handcrafted design, great data science, and a caring community.

Welcome to the new BroadStreet.