Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Heron joined Premier in August 2015. Dr. Heron has practiced medicine as a primary care physician for twelve years. After earning a medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Heron completed her residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York. As the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Heron continues to see patients at the Zephyrhills Family Health Center and also leads the team of Premier providers. She is responsible for all clinical outcomes of the health center.
Jackie Florez, MBA
Human Resources Officer
Ms. Jackie Florez joined Premier Community HealthCare in 2004. Prior to joining the organization, Ms. Florez worked in various leadership roles at the Florida Center for Allergy and Asthma Care. She is responsible for all aspects of hiring, separation, credentialing, and benefits.
Key Management Staff
Mrs. Dinah Deal-Grant joined Premier Community HealthCare in 1988 as a nurse, served as the site manager for Women’s Health, and was promoted to Nursing Director in 2010. She is responsible for all aspects of the clinical nursing team, assisting the CMO, and establishing and maintaining all clinical policies. Deal-Grant also provides oversight for accreditation activities, Patient Care Coordination, Community Services, and the Health Information Management Systems department.
Sheila Green, MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, A+, NET+
Mrs. Sheila Green joined Premier Community HealthCare in 2004. She previously worked for the Polk County School District as an IT Manager and for Data Integrity Services as a consultant. She brings more than 16 years of experience in Information Technology and is responsible for all aspects of Information Technology, including Electronic Medical Records, networking, telephone, and data security.
Mrs. Gabriela Herrera joined Premier Community HealthCare in 2004 as a referral specialist. Over the years, she has worked in various positions ultimately rising to the role of Office Manager for the Zephyrhills Family Health Center. After leading the site for nearly four years, Mrs. Herrera was promoted to Operations Director. Herrera leads the team of office managers and is responsible for all aspects of health center operations to ensure consistency, efficiency, and the optimal patient experience.
Alfred McGugin joined Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. as the Director of Operations in 2018. Prior to joining Premier, Mr. McGugin served as Chief Operating Officer and Administrator for Andromeda Transcultural Health in Washington DC. As part of the Operations team at Premier, Mr. McGugin is responsible for health center operations to ensure consistency, efficiency, growth and the optimal patient experience.