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Our Team

Mary Hayes Finch, JD, MBA, CHC

Mary Hayes Finch, JD, MBA, CHC

President and CEO

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Mary Hayes Finch is the President and CEO of the Association and the Intelligent Care Network. Working directly with the Board of Directors, she provides leadership and vision for continued network development and advancement. Prior to joining the Association in late 2007, she served as a Deputy Attorney General for Alabama, the Chief of Staff for the Medicaid Agency, and provided leadership for Medicaid policy, transformation efforts, and a variety of programs and statewide initiatives. Mrs. Finch holds a BS in Organizational Development from Troy University, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Auburn University, and a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Montgomery, and was licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama in 2003.

Sharon Parker, MBA, BSN, RN, CVRN-BC, CHTS-CP, PCMH-CCE

Sharon Parker, MBA, BSN, RN, CVRN-BC, CHTS-CP, PCMH-CCE

VP, Population Health Management, Chief Quality Officer

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Ms. Parker joined APHCA in November 2010. As Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, her primary responsibility is to manage APHCA’s Transformation (Value-Based Care) program and to facilitate sustained primary care practice efforts that enhance health quality, improve health outcomes, and operational efficiency. In addition, she manages the Health Center Control Network (HCCN) project, focusing on developing a Quality Information Exchange System (QIES) to improve care coordination and manage population health outcomes. Sharon also manages several other grant projects that are in direct alignment with APHCA’s overall strategic plan.

Sharon is an Alabama licensed R.N. with 30+ years of experience, over 25 of those years in a management and operational capacity. She obtained her Board Certification in Cardiovascular Nursing in 2002 and is a member of the American College of Cardiovascular Nursing. In May 2011, she completed the “Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care” Program at Harvard University School of Public Health. In March 2013, she completed the Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist – Clinical/Practitioner Consultant (CHTS-CP) program through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). In 2014 Sharon became a Patient Centered Medical Home Clinical Content Expert (PCMH-CCE) through the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA). In 2021, she successfully completed the Yale School of Management Executive Education program for “Healthcare Management” and most recently (August 31, 2022) completed her Executive Master’s in Business Administration degree at Faulkner University.

Jeff Andrews

Jeff Andrews

Collaborative Programs Associate Director

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Jeff joined APHCA as the Collaborative Programs Coordinator. His primary responsibilities are marketing the association’s business services to APHCA members and developing programs and relationships with key stakeholders to support member operations and APHCA events and programs.  His commitment to the work of APHCA springs from his deep concern for the welfare of others, particularly those medically under-served in his life-long home state of Alabama. Jeff offers 20 years of experience related to association marketing of member programs and 19 years of experience related to outside and inside sales in the commercial sector. He is a graduate of Troy University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations.

Marcia Daniel

Marcia Daniel

Executive Coordinator

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Marcia Daniel joined the APHCA team in December of 2017. Marcia provides support for the APHCA team by assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Association. With over 14 years of administrative assistance experience in the legal field, she has enjoyed learning about the healthcare industry and serving its members. Marcia and her husband enjoy their family, travel, playing with their Siberian Husky, and pulling for the Auburn Tigers.

Regina Searcy

Regina Searcy

Credentialing Team Lead

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Regina is the Credentialing Team Lead at APHCA. She works closely with APHCA’s two Credentialing Coordinators to provide leadership in coordinating, monitoring, and maintaining the credentialing and re-credentialing process for health professionals contracted with APHCA. She brings with her over 20 years of medical staff/credentialing experience. Regina enjoys music, theater, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and watching Alabama Crimson Tide football.

Lauren Ousley

Lauren Ousley

Chief of Staff

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Lauren Ousley is the Chief of Staff at APHCA. Within her role, Lauren works directly with federal and state government agencies, health center leadership, and health center staff and providers on policy and operational matters impacting access to and coordination of care within primary care, mental health, substance use disorder, and other services within Alabama’s medically underserved communities. Lauren has over fifteen years of experience in healthcare administration and is a graduate of Faulkner University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2013 and a Master’s of Business Administration in 2022.

Latrice Lewis, MSCP

Latrice Lewis, MSCP

Engagement Strategies Associate Director

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Latrice Lewis joined APHCA as the Workforce Program Coordinator in 2021 and is responsible for organizing and strengthening workforce training and technical assistance activities within APHCA’s Network. She brings over twenty years of health care experience with six years in health care grant management for the medically underserved population. Mrs. Lewis holds a BS in Psychology from Troy University and a Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychology from West Alabama. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Dodey Roughton, MSN, RN, CEN

Dodey Roughton, MSN, RN, CEN

Health Care Transformation Senior Director

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Dodey joined APHCA in May 2021. Dodey will build and motivate clinical and administrative Health Center teams through demonstrated leadership and practice transformation experience. She will liaise with primary care providers, administrative and support staff, government agencies, grantors, managed care, and other health care organizations coordinating quality measurement and performance activities. Additional responsibilities include quality and performance improvement activities around the UDS quality performance measures, providing training/technical assistance focused on readiness assessment for attaining Patient-Centered Medical Home through The Joint Commission (TJC) and/or National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), facilitating the meaningful use of an EMR and other related quality health information technology.

Dodey received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Auburn University at Montgomery in 1999 and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from The University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2020.  She has 22 years of clinical nursing experience, including in hospital and clinic settings. In addition, Dodey has served as an educator as well as held various leadership roles.  Most of her career was spent in emergency medicine, and she holds a national certification as a Certified Emergency Nurse.

Dodey is married with two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, cooking, and serving in her church.

Joyce McCauley

Joyce McCauley

Quality and Credentialing Coordinator

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Joyce McCauley is APHCA’s newest Credentialing Coordinator. She works closely with the Credentialing Team Lead to coordinate, monitor, and maintain the credentialing and re-credentialing process for health professionals contracted with APHCA. Joyce brings eight years of experience as a Medical Staff Coordinator supporting three area hospitals and over 20 years of experience in Business Administration support. Joyce is a proud mom of one son who attends the University of Alabama. She loves to spend time with family and baking when she is not working.

Amber King, BSN, RN, SSLP

Amber King, BSN, RN, SSLP

Data Strategy Director

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 Amber is APHCA’s Technology & Data Director. Amber is an experienced medical and management professional with over 20 years of service in pediatric E.R. nursing and multiple roles in leadership, management, informatics, quality improvement, initiative planning/implementation, and research. Data analytics, quality improvement, and workflow standardization are her passion. She will be working with health centers in Alabama to create a comprehensive data strategy for the association and to help drive quality care across the state. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading in her spare time.

Ashley Boaz, MBA, MHA, CMPE

Ashley Boaz, MBA, MHA, CMPE

Learning & Innovation Associate Director

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Ashley joined APHCA as the Operations Team Lead. Her primary responsibilities are to support projects, grants management, and health center operations. She is the team lead responsible for leading and ensuring the performance of activities specified in the HRSA cooperative agreement. Ashley offers 20+ years of healthcare experience as an administrator and consultant working in environments that include a Level 1 Trauma hospital, academic medicine, private practice, and most recently, with a Ryan White Center in Alabama. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Classics and completed her Master’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Health Administration from Georgia State University. Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and pets.

Andrea Allen, MS, RHIA

Andrea Allen, MS, RHIA

Quality Information Systems Analyst

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Andrea Allen joined APHCA as the Quality Information Systems Analyst in October 2023.  Her primary responsibilities are to collect and analyze health information data to support clinical care teams, quality improvement, and the reporting needs of the organization.  Mrs. Allen is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with over 30 years of experience in healthcare; over 25 of those years are in management in hospital settings.  She has worked in several Alabama hospitals as the Health Information Management (HIM) Director, Privacy Officer, Coder, and Utilization Management Medical Record Reviewer.  In many of her leadership positions, she managed the daily HIM operations, transcription, release of information, coding, clinical documentation improvement, and quality and performance improvement activities. She has also worked as an adjunct instructor in several colleges in Montgomery, AL. Andrea Allen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She also has a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from Troy State University in Montgomery.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

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