Dedicated, Talented, Focused,

Three words to sum up the team’s commitment

To unparalleled, long-term successful partnerships.

Mike Saunders, CPA

President & CEO 

Mr. Saunders has 23 years of healthcare and practice management experience, with 14 years of transformational leadership in anesthesia at Pinnacle Partners in Medicine where he served as CEO.

David Hagey


David Hagey comes to NPH from Epic Health Services, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of pediatric home care, where he was responsible for all financial aspects of the company in his role as Chief Financial Office

Norman Rice, M.D.


As a board-certified anesthesiologist in Texas, Dr. Rice has served in a variety of strategic leadership positions throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth market including his recent positions as Chief of Surgery and Chief of Obstetric

Joe Chang

SVP, Operations

Joe Chang is the Senior Vice President of National Partners in Healthcare (NPH). Mr. Chang has over 20 years of healthcare management experience. Mr. Chang is a seasoned, high performing senior

Darius A. Dills

VP, Business Development

Darius is a healthcare development executive with a strong track record of closing growth-oriented transactions.  Prior to joining NPH, Darius served in a development role

Gerry Handley

VP, Operations

Gerry brings to NPH over 25 years’ management experience, with 15 years focused specifically on anesthesia practice management.  Gerry is committed to quality healthcare, provider relations,

Josh Holmgren

VP, Practice Management

Josh Holmgren is a seasoned national healthcare Practice Management executive having spent the past 11 years working and managing hospital based physician practices, primarily anesthesia,

Jeremy Herbertson

VP, Operations Western Division

Jeremy is responsible for leading operations in our western region and has a proven track record of over 19 years of healthcare operations with the past 10 specifically in the  Anesthesia space.

Adriaan Epps

VP, Strategy & Shared Services

Adriaan Epps is a senior health care executive with over 16 years of experience in practice management and managed care contracting. Proven track record of driving revenue growth

John Jamison

VP, Finance

John Jamison serves as VP of Finance of National Partners in Healthcare. He has 10+ years of Healthcare Investment Banking and Corporate Finance experience.

Brian Murray

VP, Revenue Cycle Management

Brian Murray has over 7 years of experience managing large physician revenue cycle teams that have supported over 4,000 providers across multiple geographic locations

Shannon Beier

Senior Director, HR

Shannon Beier is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization