The Leadership Team

Company culture is defined and driven by a strong set of values reinforced by key human resource processes. Value behavior is evaluated for confirmation, promotion, regular performance evaluation and bonus calculations.

Denver Fernando

Chief Executive Officer

Denver is a trusted advisor and an experienced Senior Management Executive with over 18 years of US Healthcare experience helping GPs, Specialists, ASCs, Hospitals, Ancillary Care and Allied Care Providers achieve…

Thilini Ekanayake

Chief People Officer

As the Chief People Officer, Thilini helps shape the overall People Strategy for HealthRecon Connect. With over 15 years of experience in both HR specialist and generalist disciplines, Thilini has a deep domain…

Brett Walker

Chief Client Success Officer

Brett Walker, the founding partner and COO of HealthRecon Connect is a 25-year revenue cycle management veteran who has managed large CBOs that billed and collected for an array of ancillary and acute…

Larry L. Lacefield

Chief Operating Officer

Larry is a dynamic and proven business leader with more than 20 years of successful experience leading high-impact, operational initiatives. As an innovative and growth-focused executive, he has an extensive…

Chris Joiner

Chief Consulting Officer

Chris Joiner is an innovative healthcare leader, driven to improve the healthcare process through focused on results. Experienced in revenue cycle, financial operations and management, information technology, as well as…

Rilwan Ismail

Vice President - RCM Operations

Rilwan is a management executive with over 17 years of experience in the RCM industry with verifiable success achieving revenue, margin and business objectives within start-ups…

Ritchie Catabian

Country Head of Philippines Operation

Ritchie has over 22 years of extensive leadership and management experience in start-up operations, business development, operations, and support functions such as Quality, Workforce…

Linda Protopapas

Executive Vice President Sales

Linda has over 27 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has also a demonstrated history of working in home health care, skilled nursing, telehealth, banking and contract…

Kiran Nair

Vice President – Operations

Kiran is a seasoned leader in the healthcare industry with more than 20 years of expertise overseeing end-to-end revenue cycle management services using a multinational delivery model. Before joining HRC, Kiran…

Clint D. Owen

Vice President - Enterprise Sales

Clint D. Owen is a result-oriented executive, healthcare professional with over 34 years of proven track record in identifying, planning, and delivering operational and economic improvements within Revenue Cycle to…

Julie Haluska

Vice President - Enterprise Sales

Julie is a dynamic Revenue Cycle Management Executive with a proven record of success in hospital revenue cycle. Julie has over 16 years of experience in the industry developing and implementing effective…

Julie Stanfield

Senior Director - RCM Operations

Jessica has over 17 years of experience primarily in revenue cycle operations, finance, and client management. She is experienced in project management, revenue cycle management, process improvement, billing…

William Baus

Director of Laboratory Services Support

William has over 15 years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle management. His last decade had been entirely focused on laboratory revenue cycle management building onshore, offshore and hybrid teams to satisfy…

Christina Moore

Director - RCM Operations

Christina Moore is an effective leader with over 15 years in all aspects of the revenue cycle operations, specializing in client account management, business operations and data analysis. She also has a vast knowledge in system…

Paul Lewis

Director - RCM Operations

Paul is an executive with over 20 years of experience in managing large scale multi-site call center operations, B2B/B2C sales, customer care, RCM, and collections in several industry verticals. He has worked with multiple…

Tarshann Washington

Director - RCM Operations

Tarshann is a healthcare executive with over 20 years of progressive experience in revenue cycle redesign and operational development for major healthcare providers across the industry.  He is highly adept at…

Cortnie Simmons Hordge, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, PMP, FAHIMA

Director – Coding

Cortnie is a passionate, strategic-thinking, result-driven, dynamic professional with an impressive career of over 22 years in the healthcare industry. She comes with a plethora of experience in…

Benjamin Stokes

Associate Director of Operations

Benjamin Stokes is an energetic, young leader in the Healthcare RCM industry. Prior to joining HealthRecon Connect he served as a dual role Business Services and Network Development Representative at Vantage Health Plan where…

Melissa Soich

Associate Director of Operations

Melissa has over 13 years of Revenue Cycle Management experience in Healthcare. Melissa comes to us from Envision Physician Services, where her responsibilities included the effective end to end management of…

Ananda Seay

Regional Account Manager

Ananda Seay is a healthcare expert and leader with over 20 years of experience. She has excellent management skills, which drives resolution for the completion of any task assigned. She has the knowledge and skillset to…

Anah Khan

Revenue Cycle Client Services Manager

Anah has over 10 years of healthcare and tech industry experience. She has a Bachelor’s in Public Health from the University of Houston. She is hoping to help create improvements to the revenue cycle process with her…

Wade McFaul

Compliance Officer

Mr. McFaul retired after 25 years of service with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General. During his tenure with the OIG, Mr. McFaul worked various cases as a Special Agent, and…

Dr. Alberto J. Montero, MD, MBA, CPHQ

Compliance Advisory Panel

Dr. Montero is clinical director of the Breast Cancer Medical Oncology Program at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and an associate professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University School…

Dr. John McHenry, MD

Compliance Advisory Panel

Dr. John McHenry, MD is a Cardiology Specialist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his medical degree from University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and has been in…