James Shill, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

James brings over 25 years of healthcare leadership experience to his role at Heritage Medical Associates. Most recently, he served as CEO of Ferguson Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician group with locations throughout southeast Missouri. Prior to that, he held leadership positions with multiple healthcare organizations in Alaska, including the state’s largest locally-owned medical clinic. Shill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Utah State University in Logan, Utah, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business in Salt Lake City.

Paul Gentuso, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

As the Chief Medical Officer at Heritage Medical Associates, Dr. Gentuso works with the physicians and administration of Heritage Medical Associates to help ensure that we accomplish our mission of providing excellent patient care. Prior to accepting the role of CMO, Dr. Gentuso practiced Internal Medicine here at Heritage Medical Associates. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a Certified Physician Executive through the American Association for Physician Leadership.

Kenneth T. Caldwell

Chief Financial Officer

Clair Cochran

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dawn Chrismer

Director of Business Services and Compliance Officer

Katie Copeland, BSN, RN

Nursing Director

Sarah Galvis

Director of Practice Development

Drew Haege

Director of Information Technology

Ray Jones

Director of Information Systems

Carrie Transley-Ledbetter

Director of Clinic and Facility Operations




Executive Committee Members

Sean Ryan, M.D., President

Paige Smith, M.D., Vice President

Rodney Lewis, M.D., Secretary

Allison Strnad, M.D., Treasurer