LEADERSHIP

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Rick Jacques
Chairman & CEO
Trust God, Persevere, Do the Right Thing.

With more than 30 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry, Rick has a proven ability to build and grow successful healthcare organizations. Rick founded and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Covenant Surgical Partners prior to joining MetaPhy Health. He served as Principal and President of Surgical Health Group and also served as Vice President of Business Development at AmSurg.

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Reed B. Hogan, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." –Gandhi

Dr. Hogan is a lead gastroenterologist at GI Associates and Endoscopy Center in Jackson, MS, which is one of the largest gastroenterology groups in the southeast. He was elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America and has been listed in Beckers’ “The 125 Gastroenterologists to Know.” Dr. Hogan is Chairman of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) special interest group for Ambulatory Endoscopy Centers and has special interests in ancillary service lines to enrich patient care and efficiency. In addition, he regularly serves as a resource for practice management educational courses in the GI industry.

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Lisa Harris
Vice President of

Program Operations
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” –Winston Churchill

Lisa has over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including operations, investor relations, marketing, and communications. Prior to MetaPhy Health, Lisa served as Director of Investor Relations for TriStar Health Partners, a venture capital fund focused on creating and investing in early-stage healthcare opportunities. Lisa received her Bachelor’s degrees from The University of Georgia.

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Bridget Stahl
Associate Vice President of Patient Experience
"Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can." - Diana, Princess of Whales

Bridget has several years of leadership experience working in the patient experience field. She is passionate about ensuring that quality and patient-centered care is delivered across the healthcare continuum. Bridget has successfully championed numerous patient experience initiatives, which have improved quality of care and patient satisfaction. Bridget is a Licensed Practical Nurse and received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Massachusetts.

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Chris Oubre
President & COO
F.E.A.R. has two meanings: Forget Everything and Run or Face Everything and Rise. The choice is yours.

Chris has more than 26 years of experience in healthcare management, operations and information services with a focus on building, implementing, integrating and supporting clinical and financial systems and processes, as well as building the high functioning teams needed to support the platform. Prior to MetaPhy Health, Chris served as the first Chief Information Officer for Covenant Surgical Partners before moving into the role of Chief Operating Officer. Chris began his healthcare career with Renal Care Group and then worked in various roles at Renal Advantage, including Director of Information Services, Regional Director of Operations and HIPAA Security Officer.

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Todd Shafer
Vice President of
Information Strategy
"When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy' they told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life." - John Lennon

Todd Shafer is an accomplished healthcare Operations and IT professional with more than 20 years of experience driving innovation for leading hospitals, physician services, dialysis, and laboratory companies. Most recently, Todd built mobile applications and processes for HCA Healthcare with a focus on providing new tools and workflow to their 97,000 nurses. Prior to HCA Healthcare, he held an IT leadership role with Covenant Surgical Partners, as Vice President of Information Services. Todd has held roles in other prominent healthcare companies such as Renal Advantage Inc. and DaVita.

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Amy Adams
Vice President of

Corporate Operations
"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." - Jack Welch

Amy has more than 10 years of healthcare experience, specifically within healthcare IT. Prior to MetaPhy Health, Amy spent seven years as Director of Clinical Applications for Covenant Surgical Partners where she provided leadership, clinical expertise, and support to the planning, coordination, and implementation of clinical and financial applications.

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Erin Racher
Associate Vice President of Associate 
Experience
“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” –Nelson Mandela

Prior to joining MetaPhy Health, Erin worked in the Education industry for five years in teaching and program development. Through both her graduate and professional work, she has also worked on international and local community development projects across several industries in the interest of positive social change. In Erin’s spare time, she enjoys trying out new recipes, exercising, and spending quality time with her friends and family. Erin has a M.Ed. from Vanderbilt University with a focus in Leadership and Organizational Performance and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia.

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Sam Cumbee
Associate Vice President of Program 
Operations
“Be loyal. Put others before yourself. Be reflective. Be obsessively organized. Assume you don’t know enough, because you don’t. Be detail-oriented. Never get comfortable.” – Brent Gleeson

 

Sam has experience in start-ups, product management, marketing, and sales operations. Prior to joining MetaPhy, Sam held a variety of roles at YouScience, an education technology start-up, including his most recent position as Product Manager in Analytics. He also co-founded Refined Process, a product development company focused on delivering scalable, custom software solutions for leading edge companies in healthcare, education, and technology. Sam has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi.