Chief Financial Officer
Aaron Brandt joined Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc.as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is fall of 2018. Prior to joining the organization, Brandt served as the Finance Director for the Community Health Center of the New River Valley in Blacksburg, Virginia. He earned his double major undergraduate degree in accounting and management from Saint Leo University. Brandt is a proven leader in the fields of healthcare management, financial and strategic planning.
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.
Jennifer Lineburg, sHRBP, PHR, SHRM-CP
Joined Premier Community HealthCare in late 2020. Prior to joining Premier, Jennifer worked at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, FL where she served as a Human Resources Director. She is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, orientation, annual evaluations, conflict resolution, employee relations, credentialing, benefits, and separations. Lineburg is dedicated to supporting all employees to reach their career goals and objectives and upholding the Premier mission of reducing barriers to healthcare services.
Cheryl Pollock, GPC, BA, M.Ed
Chief Development & Communications Officer
Mrs. Cheryl Pollock joined Premier Community HealthCare in 2012. Prior to joining the organization, Mrs. Pollock’s career includes two decades in the non-profit sector, serving in various leadership roles with a focus on community development, training, project management, and fund development. She is responsible for all fundraising and development activities including donor relations, special events, sponsorships, grant research, and grant writing. Pollock also leads strategic initiatives including partnership development, public relations, marketing, and communications.
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Ibrahim (Abe) Farah joined Premier in June 2021 as the Chief Operations Officer (COO). Farah joined Premier from Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital in Green Valley, Arizona. As Chief Operating Officer, Abe will work closely with CEO, Joey Resnick, and clinical leadership, focusing on continued operational improvement, integration, and other strategic initiatives that impact the overall quality, goals, and patient experience. Responsible for day-to-day operations, he will ensure that the quality of care for patients mirrors the mission, vision, and core values of Premier Community HealthCare.
Key Management Staff
Director of Nursing
Tina Beehler, RN joined Premier Community HealthCare in 2014 as a nurse, served as the site manager for Dade City Family, and was promoted to Nursing Director in 2021. She is responsible for all aspects of the clinical support team, assisting the Chief Medical Officer, and establishing and maintaining all clinical policies.
Rhonda Cameron, PhD
Director of Behavioral Health Services
Rhonda Cameron, Ph.D. joined Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. as a Behavioral Health Counselor in 2001. Since joining the Premier Community HealthCare team, Dr. Cameron has evolved as a vital team member in multiple roles. As the Director of Behavioral Health Services and Executive Leader, Dr. Cameron is responsible for the strategic direction of behavioral health services, ensuring clinical performance measures are met.
Director of IT
Travis Cox joined Premier Community HealthCare in 2020. He previously worked as the Chief Information Officer for True Health and Nevada Health Centers. He brings more than 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Voice and Data Networking, and Business Operations, as well as 15 years of experience working with Federally Qualified Health Centers. Travis oversees a team of three IT specialists, Facilities, and Call Center. He is responsible for all aspects of Information Technology, including Electronic Medical Records, networking, telephone, and data security.
Director of Risk Management & Compliance
Mrs. Marcy Hammond joined Premier in 2019 as the Director of Risk Management & Compliance. Marcy brings 19 years of experience in healthcare and certifications in Risk Management, Healthcare Quality, and Health Information Management. In this role, Marcy oversees risk management and ensures Premier meets or exceeds standards for quality, ethics, safety, and privacy.
Director of Operations
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 Director of Operations. 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.
Chianta S. Lindsey, DNP, APRN
Director of Quality and Clinical Innovation
Chianta S. Lindsey, DNP, APRN joined Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. as the Director of Quality and Clinical Innovation in August 2019. Dr. Lindsey has over twenty years of nursing experience and ten years of professional growth within a Federally Qualified Health Center. As the Director of Quality and Clinical Innovation, Dr. Lindsey is responsible for quality improvement/quality assurance, the patient experience program and the school-based health center at the Gulfside Elementary Community Partnership School. She also provides leadership for the performance of the following departments: care coordination, clinical training & staff development, and health informatics.
Director of Dental Operations
Suzanne McEachron, MS joined Premier Community HealthCare in February 2021, as the Director of Dental Operations. Prior to joining Premier, Suzanne worked at Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region in Rutland, VT where she also served as Operations Director. McEachron has a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Transformation from the University of Texas in Austin, TX. As the Director of Dental Operations, McEachron augments our leadership team with over 14 years in management serving the underinsured population.