MEET OUR TEAM

Dedicated. Talented. Focused.

Three words to sum up the team’s commitment

to unparalleled, long-term successful partnerships.

Estelle Agoh

Estelle Agoh

Director of Compliance

With a 15-year career in Compliance, Estelle comes with a diverse background in the healthcare industry and has worked with organizations seeking to develop a robust Compliance programs.

Sean Barker

VP, Controller

Sean Barker comes to NPH from Solis Mammography, a leading provider of women’s healthcare
services, where he was responsible for the accounting and financial integration of acquisitions and joint
ventures.

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.

Donita Billings

Senior Director, RCM – Back-End & Customer Service

Donita Billings is responsible for Revenue Cycle Management including payer follow up, collections and claims management and provides oversight of the Customer Service Department at NPH.

Laura Bradley

Director of Cash Management

Laura has been in Anesthesia and Cash Management since 1999, where she started as a payment poster at Pinnacle Anesthesia (Dallas), advancing to Team Lead and ultimately Manager until 2018.

Kevin Davis

Senior Director, Financial Analytics

Kevin brings 14 years of healthcare experience to NPH with 12 of those years focused on the IT space.

Sharon Frankson

Director, RCM – Front End

Before being named Director, RCM-Front End Sharon has served NPH in her previous roles as Director of
Revenue Cycle Account Management and Regional Director of RCM.

David Hagey

CFO 

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 Officer.

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,

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.

Josh Holmgren

SVP, Business Development

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,

Scott Kizer

SVP Business Development & Integration

After successfully leading the provider recruiting responsibilities for NPH, Scott has now added
responsibilities for practice integration and business development.

Julia Mathis

Director, RCM Implementation, Training and Quality

Julia has been in the healthcare field for 30+ years, the last 20 in the specialty of anesthesia. She has had
multiple job roles within RCM, affording her the opportunity to gain knowledge in all facets of RCM production. 

Jason McHargue

Director, IT

Jason McHargue is responsible for setting and executing the strategic direction for Information Technology at National Partners in Healthcare to support the business goals and objectives. Jason’s career has spanned over 25 years, with the last 15 in
various roles focused on healthcare.

Zackery Meyers

Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Zack has 24 years of experience in finance including 16 years in healthcare.

Matt Pate

Chief Operating Officer 

Matt has over 25 years of healthcare experience working closely with physicians, short-stay surgical facilities, and hospital systems.  Prior to joining NPH, Matt was a Senior Vice President at United Surgical Partners (USPI).

Norman Rice, M.D.

CMO

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.

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.

John Whitaker

Chief Human Resources Officer

John Whitaker joined the NPH Leadership team as EVP & Chief People Officer. Based in the Richardson, TX corporate headquarters, John is responsible for leading the People and Culture initiatives