Experienced professional with over 20 years serving the healthcare industry. As Provider Communications Senior Manager for Access Health Services, currently leading the creation of the medical provider network for Empower Healthcare Solutions, who is the largest of the 3 Provider-Led Arkansas Shared Savings Entities (PASSE), created by the Arkansas Department of Health Services (DHS). Also oversee and manage the provider/payor relations, data management, contracting and credentialing staff. In previous roles, served as Director of one of the largest PHO’s in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley overseeing provider/payor relations for 7 CHS hospitals, their employed providers and independent providers throughout the communities. 15+ years in Human Resources, serving as the Senior Compensation Specialist for a national healthcare organization; and employee benefits.