Chief Executive Officer
Lori N. Holeman, MBA
Mrs. Holeman has been a member of the Senior Management team with Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) since 2003. Mrs. Holeman has held Senior Operational management positions with three Fortune 500 companies over the past 34 years in the positions of District Manager, Executive Manager and National Corporate Trainer. For 13 years she successfully managed the responsibility of overall operations for 14 for-profit Optometry clinics and retail locations in San Diego County.
Mrs. Holeman is a certified Master Optician, and holds the highest level of certification for Human Resources Professionals, Senior Professional Human Resources, which she received from Chapman University,
Mrs. Holeman is a Board member of the Health Center Partners (HCP) of Southern California, where she is serving on the Executive Board as the Board Secretary.
UCLA Graduate School of Business Healthcare Executive Program
Master of Business Administration – University of Michigan, Ross Business School
Bachelor of Arts – University of Utah
Chief Financial Officer
Annie Nguyen, MBA
Mrs. Nguyen has been a member of the CHSI team for over 7 years serving in the position of the Senior Accountant, Finance Manager, and Director of Finance. Mrs. Nguyen has worked in Finance over 10 years where she held the position of Senior Level Accountant.
Mrs. Nguyen oversees and directs the functions of the Finance Department. These functions include payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and grants reporting. In addition, other responsibilities include oversight in budget development, financial reporting and analysis, journal entries, tax returns, federal and state reports and annual audit.
Master of Business Administration – University of Redlands
Bachelor of Science – California State University, Long Beach
Chief Medical Officer
Mahdi Ashrafian, M.D, MBA
As Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ashrafian ensures a satisfactory environment for the well-being of providers as well as overseeing the development and improvement of clinical and quality policies, protocols, and procedures. Dr. Ashrafian’s goal is to cultivate and promote the spirit of team work, trust and professionalism throughout the Clinics in order to improve quality of care, medical practice and patient experience within CHSI.
Dr. Mahdi Ashrafian completed his undergraduate studies with highest distinction at Purdue School of Science in Indianapolis majoring in Biology and Psychology. After completing his undergraduate studies, he attended medical school in Indianapolis and received a dual MD/MBA degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.
After completion of medical and business schools in Indianapolis, Dr. Ashrafian attended UCLA Psychiatry Residency program in Los Angeles where he practiced as a resident physician at Ronald Reagan, VA and Olive View hospitals.
· Doctor of Medicine & Master of Business Administration – Indiana University, School of Medicine
· Psychiatry Residency – University of California, Los Angeles (Ronald Reagan, VA & Oliver View Hospitals)
· Bachelors in Biology and Psychology – Predue School of Science
Chief Strategy Officer
Denis Vega Tapia, MBA-HC
As the Director of Business Initiatives and Government Relations, Mr. Vega Tapia provides strategic planning and leadership to continue building working relationships with government officials and other community stakeholders to develop new business opportunities. The Director of Business Initiatives and Government Relations will also advise the organization on local, state and federal legislation and policies that influence corporate strategies and operations.
Mr. Vega Tapia joined CHSI in 2013 and is a graduate of the prestigious executive Clinic Leadership Institute program from the University of California San Francisco. He has over 12 years of public service experience in healthcare consisting of clinical training, teaching, medical interpreting, and mentorship.
· Master of Business Administration – California Baptist University
· Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience – University of California, Riverside
Director of Clinical Informatics
Mrs. Dearmore, who has been with CHSI for over 7 years, previously held the positions of Director of Operations, Assistant Director of Operations, Operations Manager, Special Projects Manager, Grants Manager, Human Resources Assistant, and Executive Assistant.
Mrs. Dearmore’s knowledge and experience includes preparing financial and operational reports and analyses, along with analyzing trends to forecast and manage the budget. Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer, Ms. Dearmore uses her developed skills, experience and knowledge of CHSI’s operations to successfully improve performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of the clinics.
Director of Grants & Fund Development
Naureen Khan joined Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) in September of 2011 as Grants Coordinator. She has managed to quickly adapt to CHSI’s work environment and was promoted to the organization’s Grants Manager in December of 2011 and Director of Grants Management in January 2017. Naureen is responsible for overseeing the application and reporting of various agency grants, including federal, local, and private organizations.
Naureen hails from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and received her Diploma in Business Administration Management from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.
During the last few years, Naureen has been concentrating on concise teamwork and collaboration with her grant-writing to deliver cohesive and exceptional grant applications in order for CHSI to secure further funding efforts in accordance with the organization’s strategic plan. Naureen continues to seek opportunities on improving her professional training and/or expertise in grant administration and compliance.
· Business Administration Management – Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Director of Managed Care Contracts
Ms. Gomez is an essential part of health plan contract negotiation and compliance, the Pay for Performance Program, as well as building and nurturing client and Provider relationships. She continues to play a part in growing CHSI through new business development, client retention, business development planning and management and research initiatives.
Ms. Gomez has been in the medical field for over 20 years serving in a management capacity for a variety of medical organizations. As the Director of Operations, Ms. Gomez managed the overall processes of the clinics.
In her free time Ms. Gomez enjoys spending quality time with her amazing grandchildren, family and friends.
Director of Human Resources
Lisa Moxley, PHR
Lisa Moxley has been a member of Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) for over three years and has held positions of Training and Staff Development Manager and now Human Resources and Compliance Director. Ms. Moxley joins CHSI with over 12 years of Human Resources experience from Fortune 500 companies in the Automotive and E-Commerce Industries.
As the Human Resources and Compliance Director, Ms. Moxley provides strategic vision, leadership, training and development to the HR Department and CHSI Staff.
Ms. Moxley attended California State University, Long Beach on a full athletic scholarship and continues to value higher education. Ms. Moxley earned her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). Ms. Moxley also holds memberships with the local Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and Cal Chambers.
· Professional Human Resources Certification – Human Resources Certification Institute
· California State University, Long Beach
Director of Clinic Operations
As the Director of Operation, Ms. Olague oversees the overall operations of the Clinics, ensuring site managers follow CHSI policies, budgetary guidelines, and carry out the Mission and Vision of CHSI.
Ms. Olague has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector. She has held positions as a Medical Assistant and Laboratory Phlebotomist, in addition to managing multiples Laboratories. Ms. Olague’s laboratory and clinical experiences have provided her with extensive knowledge in managing various projects and leading teams successfully.
Director of Nursing
Regina Mayer, RN, BSN, MSN, PHN
Regina has 39 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, practicing in hospitals, Case Management, Home Health, and in the community setting. She is High-Risk Neonatal Intensive Care certified. Over 25 years of her experience is in the specialty of Neonatal Intensive Care where she assumed the role of Critical Care Life Flight Nurse for the transport of critically ill neonates at San Diego Rady’s Children’s Hospital.
During her tenure at Community Health Systems,, Regina served in the role of Clinical Charge Nurse, enhancing care quality at the site level. In August of 2017, Regina was promoted to Director of Nursing and in this role, clinical quality of care and patient safety has improved greatly, demonstrated by a high level of clinical compliance during program audits.
Regina enjoys hiking, biking, skating, swimming, love for animals and family.
· Master of Nursing – University of Phoenix
· Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Phoenix
· Associate Nursing Degree – University of Arkansas
Director of Information Technology
Damien Peteet, MBA
Anthony DeBoer joined Community Health Systems, Inc. in 2012 as an IT Technician and has since held the titles of IT Supervisor and IT Manager. Over his tenure with the organization, he has participated in the opening of University Community Health Center, the transition from paper to electronic health records, and oversaw the IT Infrastructure build-out and renovation of our two Bloomington clinics.
As the IT Manager, Anthony works closely with the other departments, oversees technology related projects and maintains the network infrastructure of CHSI’s Corporate office and six clinics.