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
Chief Human Resources Officer
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 Advancement & Community Engagement Officer
Cheryl Ann Pollock joined Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. as the Director of Business Development in 2012 and currently serves on the senior leadership team as the Chief Advancement & Community Engagement Officer. She is a veteran project manager, grant writer, community organizer and trainer/group facilitator with over 25 years of experience in the public health & human service fields. Her strengths include strategic project development, public relations, community engagement, project management, annual/capital campaign development, grant-writing and management. Cheryl also has a passion for implementing results-based programs that help people and communities thrive.
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.
Jesse Dang joined Premier in August 2021 as an Operations Director. Dang completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Sciences and graduate studies in Health Administration and Business Administration at the University of South Florida. He is a Certified Project Management Professional, a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Management Systems. Jesse oversees Zephyrhills Family, Behavioral Health, Women’s Health, and future growth as Premier expands service lines.
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.
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.
Tara Milligan, DDS, MPH, joined Premier Community HealthCare in January 2023 as Dental Director. Dr. Milligan is a published children’s author with over 27 years of experience leading and delivering comprehensive dental and oral care to adults and children. In addition to her role as Dental Director, she provides Pediatric Dentistry at our Dade City Dental location.
Maribelis Perez, MD
Associate Medical Director of Pediatrics
Dr. Maribelis Perez, MD joined the Premier Community HealthCare team in 2019. She has been a well-known and revered pediatrician in Pasco County for almost a decade. As the Associate Medical Director of Pediatrics, Dr. Perez will continue seeing patients within our Dade City Family Health Center and also play an instrumental role in leading strategies and best practices across the entire pediatric health department.
Director of Pharmacy
Tayanna Richardson, PharmD, RPh, joined Premier Community HealthCare Group, Inc. as the Director of Pharmacy in April 2023. Dr. Richardson brings over twenty years of pharmacy management experience with a proven record of planning and executing complex development strategies to increase profitability while reducing expenses. As the Director of Pharmacy, Dr. Richardson will be part of Premier’s inaugural pharmacy location in Zephyrhills and will be responsible for quality management, strategic planning, budgeting, and expanding pharmacy services to our patients.