Our clinical leaders support and spearhead SCP Health’s efforts to remain a trailblazer in the provision of practice management services that deliver consistent, high-quality, dependable care.
Rodolphe Taby, MD
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Dr. Kip Schumacher is the board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who has used his knowledge of the delivery of Emergency Medicine to develop SCP Health (formerly known as Schumacher Group/Schumacher Clinical Partners). Seventeen years in the trenches of a large hospital emergency department led to the creation of our organization. He knew that with the right team and the right philosophy, we could help shape Emergency Medicine throughout the country. Dr. Schumacher is renowned for his personal commitment to excellence. His focus on high-quality patient care drives our company to respond to our clients and providers with innovative, meaningful solutions, all for the purpose of making healthcare better for every single patient.
Dr. Schumacher is also a national leader in policy arenas, helping shape the future of healthcare. He has published several articles on the leadership challenges facing the healthcare industry, has participated on nonprofit boards dedicated to healthcare reform and has been honored as a “Hero of Emergency Medicine” by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
Dr. Randy Pilgrim provides executive oversight and direction for SCP Health’s medical and clinical operations across all service lines. He is responsible for empowering and creating sustainable systems that provide clinical excellence, minimize risk, and deliver key results for patients and providers. He is also responsible for advising health care policies, industry relations, and advocacy efforts that promote a sustainable health care delivery system.
Dr. Pilgrim completed medical school and residency at the University of Minnesota. He has been in emergency medicine practice and leadership roles for over 25 years. He is regularly involved with health policy issues at state and national levels, and continues to advise the evolving role of emergency medicine in healthcare delivery systems of the future. His actuarial background, analytical skills, and business experiences combine with clinical and operational knowledge to balance patient care demands, provider’s needs, and key business considerations.
During four terms as Board Chairman of EDPMA (Emergency Department Practice Management Association), he represented members that impact over half of the 140 million annual ED visits in the United States, working to influence legislative and regulatory measures that affect the sustainable delivery of quality emergency care. He co-chairs ACEP’s Task Force on Alternative Payment Models and EDPMA’s Federal Health Policy Committee. He serves as a faculty member for ACEP’s ED Director Academy, and has lectured with the IOM’s dissemination workshop series, “Hospital-Based Emergency Care, At the Breaking Point”. He has delivered a Colin C. Rorrie, Jr. Health Policy lecture for ACEP, United We Stand: The Influence of Emergency Physicians on Key Health and Public Policy Issues.
As faculty for ACEP’s Scientific Assembly and ED Director Academy, Dr. Pilgrim speaks on a variety of topics related to Emergency Medicine and health care reform, and he was twice honored as a Speaker of the Year.
Dr. David Schillinger brings over 30 years of experience to his role at SCP Health. He is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. Dr. Schillinger co-founded Hospital Physician Partners, formerly known as EDCare, in April 2002. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ECS Holdings since the inception of ECS and its predecessor entity in 1988. Dr. Schillinger is licensed to practice in over 25 states and works clinically at many of our client hospitals.
Dr. Stephen Nichols is a pragmatic realist when it comes to operational improvements. He has over 25 years of experience in Emergency Medicine and has been a staff physician in the Emergency Department in Brownwood, Texas, for over two decades. His work for SCP Health focuses on helping facilities and systems with various operational and service challenges by integrating services in effective and efficient ways, while maintaining the focus on the people we care for — patients and clinicians.
Dr. Nichols applies his down-to-earth style with a methodical approach to management that balances patient care, provider expectations, business goals, and healthcare demands. His fundamental goal is to help hospitals create places where employees enjoy working together and want to bring their families when they need care. He combines the experiences reported at the facility with detailed data analytics to accomplish this goal.
Dr. Beverly Gladney, a native of Louisiana, brings 25 years of Emergency Medicine experience, depth of knowledge in healthcare delivery, and extensive administrative experience in clinical settings to her role with SCP Health. With managerial responsibility over SCP’s Emergency Medicine practices, she maintains oversight and overall accountability for the quality and efficiency of care provided with and through our Emergency Medicine clinicians. She is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician executive with an established track record of patient-focused client service, operational efficiency, and clinical excellence.
A lifetime educator, mentor, and coach, Dr. Gladney earned her Master’s Degree in Education and Administration before going back to school to earn her MD from LSUHSC. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at LSUHSC – Baton Rouge. She is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Physicians. She formerly served as Chief of Service of Emergency Medicine at Baton Rouge General Hospital. Also active in academics, she was Chair of GME and Clerkship Director for Emergency Medicine at Tulane’s Baton Rouge campus and held other clinical academic positions, teaching many of the Emergency Medicine physicians throughout the state of Louisiana. Many of her former Emergency Medicine residents are now Medical Directors for SCP Health, throughout the country.
Kenneth Jay Heinrich, MD, received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois, and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency program at the University of Illinois. A board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician, Dr. Heinrich is licensed in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Dr. Heinrich utilizes sophisticated simulation-software to model how functional changes will have on-the-ground implications in emergency departments and clinics. He has lectured at national conferences and individual hospitals around the country on many topics, including process improvement, patient satisfaction, and implementing change.
In 2005, Dr. Heinrich published an article in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine on “Chronic Digoxin Toxicity and Significantly Elevated BNP Levels in Presence of Mild Heart Failure.” He also conducted a Case Series of ACE- Inhibitor Induced Angioedema.
Dr. Heinrich is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and Illinois College of Emergency Physicians. He has also served in a Medical Director role at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois.
Michael K. Frye, MD, FACEP, received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at Michigan State University’s Department of Emergency Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Frye completed his undergraduate work at Indiana University where he was an active member of Phi Beta Kappa, graduating cum laude.
Along with his many years of clinical leadership, Dr. Frye has an impressive background in executive management in physician-owned Emergency and Hospital Medicine operations. He served as Chief Financial Officer of a private group providing management, staffing and consulting services to the Carolina Healthcare System, one of the nation’s largest non-profit hospital systems, before assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer and, later, President. In these roles, Dr. Frye led the executive team responsible for the successful negotiation and transition into a larger physician group.
Dr. Frye assumed a leadership role within this new group as a Financial Director responsible for optimized revenue and cost savings strategies for sites in North Carolina. He also served as a faculty member for the group’s efficiency academy, developing course content, and providing clinical instruction to physicians throughout the year. Currently, Dr. Frye serves as a mentor, educator, and liaison for the medical directors and physician partners with SCP Health.
Brian Christopher Dawson, MD, MBA received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where he also completed his Emergency Medicine Residency. Dr. Dawson completed an MBA with the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
A board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician, Dr. Dawson is licensed in Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Texas, and Colorado. He has served as a Medical Director, Regional Director, and Vice President of physician groups. In addition, he has served as a hospital board member, Chief of Staff, and Chairman of Hospital Board Quality.
Dr. Dawson has experience in process improvement projects with hospitals, private companies, and physician groups. He has participated and led several LEAN initiatives in addition to helping create award winning IT and care coordination solutions. He has a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship that creates value for patients, providers, and hospitals. Recently Dr. Dawson served as a market Chief Medical Officer for a large non-profit health care system where he had responsibility for several hospitals including the level one trauma center.
Dr. Dawson lives in eastern TN in the Appalachian mountains with his wife, a practicing family medicine physician, and their two sons.
Dr. Noah Hoskins is a Senior Vice President and Group Medical Officer for the Hospital Medicine Division at SCP Health. Her primary responsibilities include maintaining clinical excellence in hospital and intensive medicine services through clinician professional development, patient-centered care, and outcomes-driven management.
A native Floridian, Dr. Hoskins received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed her residency training at Medstar Health Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Always focused on physician development, she then served as Internal Medicine Clinical Faculty and Director of the Women’s Health Clinic. She now serves as a leader in hospital medicine and has created a proven track record of improving patient experience scores, establishing best practices for physician engagement, and innovating solutions for the healthcare challenges of today, all while connecting to healthcare of the future.
Her current focus is implementing processes for medical directors designed to generate clinician engagement, raise the standard of clinical care in their communities, and lead efficient caring teams.
Dr. Anna Lim is a Group Medical Officer for hospital-based medicine at SCP Health. Her primary responsibilities include striving for and maintaining clinical quality excellence in hospital service lines through data-driven insights into proven models of care in order to ensure scalable solutions across the continuum of care.
Born and raised in the Midwest, Dr. Lim completed a medical degree through St. George’s University and internal medicine residency training at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. An MBA with Healthcare Quality Certification was achieved through George Washington University in Washington D.C., with artificial intelligence certification through Berkeley’s School of Information.
Passionate about quality care, innovation, and technology-driven solutions, Dr. Lim’s focus is to facilitate the implementation of the quintuple aim (better patient outcomes, responsible costs, improved patient experience, with high provider satisfaction, while addressing health equity) for actionable strategies with prescriptive solutions.
Dr. Jude Malican brings an array of experience to his role with SCP Health. He is responsible for supporting and leading SCP’s efforts to remain a leader in the provision of management practices within Emergency Medicine & Hospital Medicine. In this role, he ensures consistent patient care and management practices in Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine that ensure high quality and dependable performance.
He formerly served as the Associate Regional Medical Director for Emergency Services for the Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston. While there, Malican had primary responsibilities for both the development and implementation of the EMR platforms for all the emergency departments in the system, as well as serving as the medical director for one of the busiest emergency departments in the system.
Malican has held academic appointments at UT Southwestern, Emory University, University of Connecticut, University of Tennessee, and currently has a faculty position with the Baylor College of Medicine. He has also held a wide variety of leadership positions. He has been the medical director of large trauma centers as well as the medical director at a variety of community hospitals. From being involved in multiple contract start-ups to the successful implementation of several hospital emergency department redesign projects, Dr. Malican has had experience in every facet of Emergency Medicine.
Phil Parker, a native of Illinois, received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from David Lipscomb University and completed medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Prior to joining SCP in August 2015, Parker served as President at Southeastern Emergency Care. While there, he provided consulting services for staffing, recruitment, and improvement of ER physicians. He has experience working in a large healthcare system as a corporate Emergency Medicine Director and overall more than 12 years in leadership above the medical director level. He is also involved in teaching computer science and engineering students in robotics programming and artificial intelligence.
Dr. Parker brings more than 20 years of experience in Emergency and Hospital Medicine expertise to his role as a Senior Vice President and Group Medical Officer, as well as a chairman of the EM/HM Committee within SCP.
Dr. Michael Peebles received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Louisiana State University Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA, receiving Chief Resident and the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association Clinical Excellence Award.
Leading into his role as Senior Vice President and Group Medical Officer, Dr. Peebles served as the Regional Medical Officer for Lafayette General Health System and Emergency Medicine Medical Director for Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) in Lafayette, LA.
While serving as Regional Medical Officer, Dr. Peebles created a Physician Leadership Council, to include 10 hospitals, with 18 Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine Medical Directors and 5 Lead Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants for the health system, to make transitions of care seamless for both patients and clinicians.
Under his Medical Director leadership, the LGMC Emergency Department grew from 24 beds to 47 beds, adding at least 1,300 more patients a month, and achieved certification as a Level II Trauma Center. Dr. Peebles’ dedication to bettering healthcare earned him the SCP Health Excellence in Leadership Award in 2017.
Jude Reed, MD, FACEP received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1999. His residency program was served at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Reed’s career in leadership in medicine started as a Medical Director in the St. Louis area and has included roles as Medical Director, System Chair, Chief of Staff, Regional Medical Director, and currently, Senior VP and Group Medical officer for SCP. In addition to practicing clinical Emergency Medicine, he has over 10 years of experience as a Physician Executive managing large groups of providers. He is responsible for both the operational and financial performance of over 60 practices in Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, and Urgent Care Centers through the Midwest and South-Central US.
In addition to the above he is involved with maintaining and developing C-suite relationships, strategic staffing model implementation, patient satisfaction strategies, patient flow and throughput, leadership development, and the integration of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine programs.
Rodolphe “Rudy” Taby is a physician leader and hospital medicine specialist. Having graduated from Saint Joseph University School of Medicine, and after completing residency training at East Tennessee State University and a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Taby has worked across several health care systems, including for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. In his various roles, Dr. Taby has held several medical staff and administrative leadership appointments, including Department Chair, Chief Hospitalist and Medical Director.
With a focus on Hospital Medicine productivity and quality optimization, Dr. Taby has acquired considerable experience in overseeing acute care programs along with startup initiation.
An avid outdoorsman, Rudy spends his free time hiking and cycling the Sonoran desert trails of his home state of Arizona.
Jill Hunt, a native New Yorker, brings over 30 years of management and 15 years of health care experience to her role at SCP Health. She began her career in the hospitality industry before deciding to pursue a medical career as a physician assistant. After completing her medical education at Pace University and clinical training at Lenox Hill Hospital, Hunt moved into a leadership role at Garnet Health Medical Center as the Lead Physician Assistant.
When her facility partnered with SCP Health, then Schumacher Clinical Partners, Hunt was given an opportunity to move into the role of NP/PA Director and became responsible for all aspects of NP/PA practice nationwide, including scope of practice, collaboration, and continued development of NP/PAs.
In her current role as Vice President of NP/PA services, Hunt develops and executes policies, procedures, and operational goals for the NP/PA population across all service lines, to include emergency, hospital, and critical care medicine, along with virtual health services. Additionally, she also oversees the advocacy and growth of these clinicians through increased scope of practice and utilization.
In 2021, Hunt received her master’s degree from Pace University. She continues to contribute to new clinician education as a professor of Physician Assistant Studies at Touro Medical College. Hunt enjoys spending time with her family in her off-hours and being a dedicated fan of the NFL.
SCP Health’s executive team represents decades of healthcare industry experience and are collectively passionate about revitalizing health care by empowering clinicians and health systems to deliver exceptional patient care.
Rich D’Amaro, a seasoned veteran of the healthcare industry, is responsible for the day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives of SCP Health. Previously, he presided as Founder and Partner Emeritus of Subsidium Healthcare, LLC, an Atlanta-based healthcare consulting firm that he began in 2001. D’Amaro served in various capacities for 22 years with industry powerhouse KPMG LLP, including roles as a member of the firm’s Management Committee, National Managing Partner for the healthcare practice and Chairman of the International Practice.
After leaving KPMG, D’Amaro served as Chairman of two successful healthcare technology companies. In 2005, he merged Subsidium into Tatum, LLC, and became Chairman and CEO. He led Tatum for five years and exited after a successful sale to SFN group in 2010. His commitment to healthcare has included board leadership roles in the Alzheimer’s Association, Health Care Georgia Foundation, Vanderbilt University Technology Corporation, and St. Joseph’s Mercy Care. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Fulcrum Equity Partners, a private equity firm based in Atlanta, and Enduracare Acute Services, LLC.
Rob Reilly, an accomplished operating executive, brings more than 27 years of experience to his role as Chief Operating Officer of SCP Health. As the former Vice President, Services at GE Healthcare, he led a $2.6 billion business responsible for over one-third of GE Healthcare’s global operating profit.
Reilly has deep expertise in operations, sales and marketing, strategy, and finance. He has a proven ability to build, develop, and execute business strategy and lead large organizations at scale.
Over the course of his career with GE, Reilly worked in multiple businesses across North America, Europe, and Asia. For the last 17 years, he held a diverse set of leadership responsibilities at GE Healthcare, helping navigate the business through the rapidly transforming healthcare industry. He led the charge transitioning from a transactional product to solutions focused, leading commercial strategy, driving operational performance and client satisfaction, and helping shape health policy.
Reilly is a graduate of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business with a degree in Business Administration. He has been active in the Health Management Academy and as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He currently serves as the Board Chairman for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Metro Milwaukee.
Rena Cottam brings more than 25 years of experience in accounting, corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, and tax, including 17 years in business leadership and healthcare. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, she is responsible for directing SCP Health’s overall financial strategy, including accounting, corporate and operational finance, risk management, insurance, investor relations, and managed care.
Cottam joined the company in 2001 and has held various positions including Corporate Controller, VP of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. Previously, she served for four years as SCP’s Chief Accounting Officer playing a lead role in corporate development, including a capital restructure and the integration of two large acquisitions. Additionally, Cottam sits on the board of SCP’s captive insurance companies and led the company’s accounting adoption of Sarbanes-Oxley.
Sarah Crass’ legal career spans over 18 years leading to her current role as General Counsel at SCP Health. She has been Chief Compliance Officer for SCP since 2015 and continues to serve in that role as well. From 2008 to 2015, she served as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President of Hospital Physician Partners (HPP). Prior to joining HPP, Crass was a shareholder in a law firm where she practiced in both federal and state courts in the areas of complex commercial litigation and civil trial practice as well as assisting companies with general corporate and contractual issues.
Crass is admitted to the state bars of Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Washington. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel, and the Health Care Compliance Association. Crass received her Juris Doctor degree from the Boston University School of Law in 1998 and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida in 1995.
Jim Guidry’s healthcare leadership and management experience includes over 30 years of success in the operation of patient care delivery systems in primary care, urgent care, and emergency medicine specialties. His background includes extensive national experience working closely with patient care delivery teams, hospital C-suite executives, medical staffs, and business management professionals engaged in or reliant upon the operation of hospital-based and community-based medical practices. He brings a unique combination of creative problem-solving, relationship building, and execution skills that result in a high level of accountability and performance from his teams.
He is experienced in the development and deployment of operational and financial management systems and structures in multi-state and multi-site settings, including the management of operations in academic, for-profit and community not-for-profit hospital environments. Strategic planning, physician recruiting, human resources, financial management, sales and marketing, medical billing, managed care contracting, performance optimization, and billing and accounts receivable management are but a few of the core competencies he provides through his role at SCP Health.
Guidry’s educational background includes completion of his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at the University of Louisiana, with extensive graduate-level studies in Healthcare Administration at The Ohio State University. He is a master-level graduate of Rapport Leadership International.
Lisa Fry has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare and health management industry. She began her career in the insurance industry and transitioned into management consulting at KPMG LLP in the National Healthcare Strategy Practice. Following KPMG, she held executive management roles for 12 years at Kaiser Permanente. She was also a member of the founding executive team of Avivia Health and led the sales function for the health plan line of business for WebMD Health Services.
At SCP Health, Fry is responsible for our value-based programs and all non-hospital-based service lines, including patient engagement, post-acute care and telehealth. She also leads our innovation initiatives and the development of new service lines to drive diversified growth opportunities for SCP. Throughout her career, Fry’s primary areas of focus have been on driving revenue growth for client organizations and supporting clients in combining financial and clinical data with population-based health information to create superior health outcomes and return on investment. Fry holds a Master of Management in finance and management strategy from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Northwestern University.
Helen Stewart is an accomplished health care executive with over 25 years in the industry and experience working with all types of health systems and health care organizations. In her role as Chief Growth and Innovation Officer, Stewart is responsible for driving strategic and operational initiatives to accelerate the growth of SCP’s service lines and the overall competitive positioning of the company.
After starting her career with Otis Elevator Company, Stewart moved into the health care sector in 1995 with GE Healthcare. During her years at GE, Stewart was a leader in developing growth strategy, overseeing day-to-day processes, creating, strengthening, and managing client relationships, and executing high-quality solutions to impact health care delivery models.
Before moving into her role with SCP, Stewart served as Chief Revenue Officer of the Healthcare platform integration company, Commure, Inc. There, she worked to align with other digital health care startups and health systems to advance the company’s goals of integrating technology from all sources into a common platform to enable radical innovation.
Stewart holds a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering from Miami University and is a Six Sigma Black Belt and a certified Master Change Agent.
Ross Ott is a successful senior human resources executive with over 20 years of human resources experience. In his role as Chief Human Resources Officer with SCP Health, Ott works collaboratively with business executives to develop and implement strategies to attract, on-board, develop, and retain high-performing teams. He oversees the strategy and practices of human capital, including talent management, learning and development, total rewards, HR Systems, and team member relations. He also works with SCP Health senior executives to explore opportunities to develop and shape new business strategies.
Prior to joining SCP Health, Ott held human resources leadership positions at Change Healthcare, McKesson Corporation, and AT&T. Ott holds a Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Louisiana Tech University.
Keith Cantrell joined SCP Health in 2012 and is a seasoned executive leader in the healthcare industry with more than 25 years of revenue cycle experience. In his role as Chief Revenue Officer, he is responsible for revenue operations across all service lines and taking innovative strategies to reality that support SCP’s business objectives. Under Cantrell’s leadership, SCP’s revenue cycle has grown to become a leading practice operation that manages the revenue associated with 8 million annual patient encounters for our 7,500 providers. Cantrell puts a great deal of emphasis on developing people and leveraging technology to drive positive outcomes.
Prior to joining SCP, Cantrell held leadership positions at EmCare, Deloitte Consulting, KPMG, and Arthur Andersen. Cantrell holds a Masters in Health Care Administration from Southwest Texas State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Baylor University.
Todd Roscoe is a proven healthcare executive with more than 25 years of experience in managed care contract negotiations and related activities. He is skilled in large contract negotiations and developing and implementing related strategic and tactical plans on a local, regional, and national scale. As Chief Managed Care Officer, Roscoe is responsible for SCP Health’s managed care operations, including contract negotiations, business development, medical economics, strategic planning, budgeting, and staffing.
Prior to joining SCP Health in 2018, Roscoe has held leadership roles for prominent healthcare companies such as Tenet Healthcare, Amedisys, and CIGNA. Roscoe has led high performing managed care teams within a wide variety of provider and payor organizations, including hospitals, physician organizations (PHOs, IPAs, multi-specialty practices), home health, hospice, medical travel, and hospital-based emergency and hospital medicine. His in-depth knowledge of industry trends, physician-centered strategies, and payor relationships has allowed Roscoe to thrive in the dynamic and robust managed care market.
Roscoe has an MBA and earned degrees in Finance and Quantitative Analysis.
Victoria Romero brings more than 18 years of experience in healthcare IT, mergers and acquisitions, finance, strategy and leadership. In her role as Chief Information Officer, she is responsible for directing SCP Health’s overall technology strategy, including mobile, web, and enterprise application development, infrastructure, and security. Romero brings both a professional interest and personal passion for delivering high-value interactive solutions to healthcare providers, patients, and clients.
Romero joined the company in 2006 and has held progressively responsible positions in management and senior leadership culminating in her most recent role of SVP of Information Technology where she played a lead role in IT product development and managing the technology component for the integration of two large corporate acquisitions.
Prior to joining SCP Health, Romero was a Web Application Programmer with Acadian Ambulance and a Financial Programmer with global company Stuller Settings.
Additionally, Romero is a Guest Lecturer at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a recipient of Acadiana’s “20 Under 40” Leadership Award. Romero has a Bachelor of Science in Business Systems Analysis and Technology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Emily Middour has almost 15 years of experience in health care administration. After beginning her career in the organ transplant sector, Emily moved to Emory Healthcare, completing her Strategy and Operations Administrative Fellowship before transitioning into a strategy consultant role focusing on hospital and health care entity growth strategies.
During her time at SCP Health, Middour worked in Merger and Acquisitions Integration for legacy Schumacher and oversaw the operations integrations for the HPP and ECI mergers, as well as serving as a Business Development Vice President. In her current role as Senior Vice President, Growth and Development, Middour leads the sales teams for all service lines and advances SCP Health’s national growth efforts, including the execution of growth goals and national partnership development.
Middour received her MBA in Healthcare Administration from the University of Colorado – Denver.
Leanne Landreneau, a native of South Texas, brings 17 years of experience in emergency medicine operations to the SCP Health team. After finishing her MHA training at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where she studied emergency department utilization and practice patterns, she joined SCP and the rapidly growing emergency medicine service line.
Landreneau has held a variety of leadership roles throughout her SCP career. With extensive experience in direct practice management and client service, she understands the full range of challenges that must be addressed to successfully stabilize and improve local practices. In her current role as Executive Vice President of Emergency Medicine Operations, she is responsible for the overall success of the emergency medicine service line with a focus on client service quality, service model development, and staffing performance.
As a key player in the SCP partnerships, Landreneau is proud to serve the acute health care needs of deserving communities.
Landreneau received her Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Texas State and currently resides in Houston and is based out of the corporate office in Atlanta, GA.
Executive Vice President, Staffing Operations
Michael Foster has over 25 years of customer success and operations support experience. Prior to joining SCP as Executive Vice President of Staffing Operations, he worked for a large health care company, overseeing multi-specialty clinical support teams around recruiting, onboarding, credentialing, and scheduling. He also has experience in Kaizen Lean process improvement and, in his previous role, led many initiatives to streamline the onboarding process.
Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Massachusetts Business School and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Bentley College. He is dually certified in Human Resources, holding both a Senior Professional in Human Resources and Society of Human Resources Senior Certified Professional certifications.
Michael resides with his wife in Parkland, FL, and has two sons currently in college.