Executive Management


Hank Gardner, MD -- Managing Partner, CEO, & Chief Revenue Officer


HankHarold (Hank) Gardner, M.D. is the Founder and CEO of HCMS Group LLC. 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 -- Partner, EVP, & Chief Technology Officer


MickMichel R. Simon is a Partner, Executive Vice President, and Chief Technology Officer of HCMS Group LLC. 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, an investment partnership, 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 -- Partner, EVP, & Chief Clinical Officer


Shawn H. Petrini, MSN, is a Partner, Executive Vice President, and Chief Clinical Officer at HCMS Group LLC. Responsible for the management of HCMS Group’s clinical prevention service KnovaSolutions®. 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 University 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 -- Chief Strategy Officer


Kimberly C. Mulcahy, MPA, guides HCMS Group’s business strategy implementation. 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 -- Senior Director of Finance & Accounting


Luke Jackson is the Senior Director of Finance & Accounting at HCMS Group LLC. 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 LLC. 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.

Robert Simison -- Marketing & Sales Communications


Robert Simison is a media and communications consultant for HCMS Group LLC. Worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, The Detroit News, and Bloomberg News. Experience includes writing, editing, and managing the production of text, photos, graphics, and audio/video content. Led Bloomberg’s health and science reporting team and ran numerous health-related investigative projects at Bloomberg. Has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas.

Joan Evans, MAEd -- Business Partner Coordinator


Joan Joan Evans, MAEd, is the Business Partner Coordinator at HCMS Group LLC. 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.

Marty Simon, MA -- Learning Center Director


Marty Marty Simon, MA, is the Learning Center Director for HCMS Group LLC. More than 20 years of training and instructional design experience. Prior to joining HCMS, he was training director for Ceridian, a benefits outsourcing company. As an eLearning expert, he provides a vast array of marketing and application tutorial videos along with developing user training programs for both HCMS staff and clients. Earned his Masters of Adult Education and Training & Development degree from the University of South Florida.

Data Services Management


Jon Somerset -- Vice President of Technology Services


Jon Somerset is Vice President of Technology Services for HCMS Group LLC. 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 of Data Analytics


Justin Justin Schaneman, MS, is the 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 -- Data Services Quality Manager


Amy Amy Atkinson, MS, is the Data Analytics Service Production Quality Manager and Senior Data Analyst at HCMS Group LLC. 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 LLC. 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 -- Data Warehouse Implementation Manager


Nicole Greff is a Data Warehouse Implementation Manager at HCMS Group LLC. 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 LLC. 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.

Clinical Service Management


Sara Lee, MSN, RN, CNS -- Vice President of Clinical Prevention Service Operations


Sara Lee, RN, MSN, is the Vice President of Clinical Prevention 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.

Suzanne Supola, MSN, RN -- Director of Clinical Prevention Service Quality


Suzanne Supola, RN, MSN, is the Director of Clinical Prevention Service 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.

Rene Sims, MSN, RN, MBA -- Director of KnovaSolutions Business Development



Rene Sims, RN, MSN, MBA, is the Director of KnovaSolutions Business Development and a Clinical Prevention Specialist for KnovaSolutions. Earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Valparaiso University and her Master of Business Administration degree from Western Governors University. Nursing experience includes direct patient care in women's service. Ms. Sims taught obstetric nursing at Indiana University Northwest and has worked as a legal nurse consultant. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Nurses in Advanced Practice (SNAP).

Theresa Faivre, MSN, RN -- Manager of Service Quality



Theresa Faivre, RN, MSN, is the Manager of Service 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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