Executive Management

Hank Gardner, MD -- CEO & Chief Revenue Officer

Hank Harold (Hank) Gardner, M.D. is the Founder and CEO of HCMS Group. 40-year career in medical practice, healthcare organization administration, health professions education, and health economics research. Founded and operated several businesses and health organizations. An advisor to public and private sector organizations on health economics and healthcare reform. A Wyoming native with medical education and training at the University of Rochester.

Mick Simon -- EVP, Chief Operating Officer

Mick Michel R. Simon is Chief Operating Officer of HCMS Group. 25 years of experience in healthcare IT, finance, and operations management roles. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Operations for NextGen Practice Solutions, a business unit of Quality Systems, Inc., President of Winsome Capital Group, and co-founder and Senior Vice President of Options & Choices, Inc., heading up operations, technology, and finance functions. Holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Brown University

Shawn Petrini, MSN, RN -- Clinical Services Advisor

Shawn H. Petrini, MSN, Clinical Officer at HCMS Group. Responsible for the management of HCMS Group’s clinical prevention service KnovaSolutions®. Has 25 years of experience in Human Capital Management consulting. Received a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and has held faculty positions at the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at the University of Wyoming.

Kimberly Mulcahy, MPA -- Business Strategy Advisor

Kimberly C. Mulcahy, MPA, guides HCMS Group’s business strategy. 20 plus years’ experience with private sector companies and government entities. Earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from California State University at Long Beach and a Master’s in Public Administration from San Jose State University.

Luke Jackson -- Vice President, Finance & Accounting

Luke Jackson is Vice President, Finance & Accounting at HCMS Group. Has been with the company since 2007. Responsible for the production of periodic financial statements, cash management, and business metrics and reporting. Has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado.

Jaime Lewis-Eastmond, MA -- Manager, Business Office Administrative Services

Jaime Lewis-Eastmond, MA, heads up the Business Office Administrative Services, including support of contract proposals and agreements. Earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Juniata College and her Master of Arts in Sustainable Businesses and Communities from Goddard College.

Marketing & Sales

Dean Thompson -- Vice President of Marketing & Sales

Dean Thompson is the Vice President of Marketing & Sales for HCMS Group. Responsible for the oversight of marketing and sales activity. More than 20 years of experience in health care, business development, operations, compliance, and process improvement. Career began with the ownership of a successful brokerage firm, followed by executive sales positions with SITEL Corp, Physicians Mutual, Coventry Healthcare, and Mutual of Omaha. Was the National Sales Director at TriZetto Group. Has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Nebraska.

Bob Simison -- Corporate Communications

Bob Simison handles media and communications for HCMS Group. He previously worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, The Detroit News, and Bloomberg News. At Bloomberg, he led the health and science team and ran numerous health-related investigative projects. Bob has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas.

Joan Evans, MAEd -- Corporate Relations

Joan Joan Evans, MAEd, is the Business Partner Coordinator at HCMS Group. Prior to joining HCMS Group, Ms. Evans worked for the State of Wyoming in a cabinet level position appointed by the Governor where she was part of a cross agency coordination to examine health as human capital, using data analytics for the purpose of reducing use of state services by individuals who were over-utilizing resources. Holds a Bachelor’s in Finance and a Master’s in Adult Education from the University of Wyoming. Also an Adjunct Lecturer with the University of Wyoming College of Business.

Data Services Management

Jon Somerset -- Vice President, O|BI & Technology Services

Jon Somerset is Vice President, Online Business Intelligence (O|BI) & Technology Services for HCMS Group. Has over 14 years of experience in data and application design, development, and testing. In his role, provides leadership for software development at HCMS that includes both Software and Data as a Service products along with HCMS IT|IS functions. Mr. Somerset is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a BS in industrial engineering from Purdue University.

Justin Schaneman, MS -- Vice President, Advanced Data Analytics

Justin Justin Schaneman, MS, is Vice President of HCMS Group's Data Analytics service. Provides leadership for advanced healthcare analytics and decision support services. With over 13 years of data analytic experiences with Health and Human Capital topics, Mr. Schaneman also provides account executive functions for several large HCMS accounts. Holds a BS in Mathematics and a MS in Statistics from the University of Wyoming.

Amy Atkinson, MS -- Manager, Health Analytics Production & Quality Management

Amy Amy Atkinson, MS, is the Data Analytics Service Production Quality Manager and a Senior Data Analyst at HCMS Group. Primarily responsible for HCMS Group’s Population Risk Analytics including the Human Capital Risk Index® (HUI). Additionally, she manages the service quality within the Data Analytics Team. Earned a Master of Science Degree in Statistics from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Colorado State University – Pueblo.

Doo Sung Kang -- Senior Manager of IT and Security

Doo Sung Kang is the Senior Manager of Information Technology and Security for HCMS Group. Has 20 years’ experience in IT and has been successfully involved with SAS 70 Type II and ISO 27001 (2005 & 2013 standards) audits. Is a certified ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor. Has a BS in Computer Science and Business from the University of Puget Sound.

Nicole Greff -- Manager, Data Warehouse Implementation

Nicole Greff is the Data Warehouse Implementation Manager at HCMS Group. Responsible for data warehouse build project management. Has a BA in Communications and Public Relations with an emphasis in Business and Journalism from Carroll College.

Tiffany Tyner, MBA -- Data Services Administrator

Tiffany Tiffany Tyner, MBA, is the Data Services Administrator for HCMS Group. Manages and coordinates projects for the data services team. Earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and her Master’s of Business Administration from Colorado State University.

Jonathan Waldorf -- O|BI Data Warehouse Analytics Manager

Jonathan Waldorf manages the Data Warehouse Build (Data Management) team for the HCMS O|BI Platform. Joined HCMS in 2015 after completing a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon with majors in Economics and Mathematics, with a focus on statistics.

Clinical Service Management

Sara Lee, MSN, RN, CNS -- Vice President, Clinical Services Operations

Sara Lee, RN, MSN, is Vice President, Clinical Service Operations and a Clinical Prevention Specialist for KnovaSolutions. Earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center with an emphasis in Parent-Child Nursing. Has practiced in a variety of roles in the hospital and the community with a focus on service to women and children. Most recently, Ms. Lee was a nurse manager for a high-risk postpartum and newborn nursery unit. She also taught Obstetric & Pediatric nursing at Beth-El College of Nursing at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs for ten years. She is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Maternal-Newborn Care. Ms. Lee is active in her local chapter of the Association of Obstetric, Women’s Health and Neonatal Nurses.

Rene Sims, MSN, RN, MBA -- Vice President, Clinical Services Account Relations

Rene Sims, RN, MSN, MBA, Vice President, Clinical Services Account Relations and a Clinical Prevention Specialist for KnovaSolutions. Earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Valparaiso University, her Master of Business Administration degree from Western Governors University, and is a Board Certified Nurse Executive. Has a blended background in healthcare and business, uniquely positioning her to understand the health related issues that impact both individuals and businesses. Prior to joining HCMS in 2011, Ms. Sims practiced as a nurse in the hospital setting, held an adjunct faculty position at Indiana University Northwest and worked as a legal nurse consultant. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Nurses in Advanced Practice (SNAP) and is a member of the Professional Women's Club of Chicago.

Suzanne Supola, MSN, RN -- Vice President, Clinical Services Quality Management

Suzanne Supola, RN, MSN, is Vice President, Clinical Services Quality Management and a Clinical Prevention Specialist for KnovaSolutions. Earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing with a focus in adult health and cardiac disease from the Medical University of South Carolina. Clinical background includes hospital nursing both at large teaching centers and small rural community hospitals. Prior to joining HCMS, she worked at Options & Choices, Inc. (OCI) providing individual health consultation and management services. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Asheville-Buncombe Technical College teaching in the RN program and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Haywood Regional Hospital in her community.

Theresa Faivre, MSN, RN -- Manager, Clinical Services Quality

Theresa Faivre, RN, MSN, is Manager of Clincal Services Quality and a Clinical Prevention Specialist for KnovaSolutions. Earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Lewis University in Illinois. Her background includes the care of women and children, ambulatory surgery nursing, and instructor at the University of Phoenix.

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