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Eric Callan developed his expertise of the healthcare industry through years of clinical anesthesia experience in both the hospital and ambulatory surgery settings. As CEO of LifeLinc, Eric oversees the strategic growth and development of the organization while cultivating both clinical and administrative relationships with each client. Eric’s acumen plays a critical role in ensuring that each anesthesia team properly aligns their goals and success measures with those of the facility they service. Eric earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Tennessee before continuing his studies there, graduating with a Master of Science in Nursing. He received his Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.
Greg Thompson brings over two decades of clinical anesthesia practice and managerial experience to LifeLinc. A board-certified anesthesiologist, Greg has practiced in a variety of clinical settings from ambulatory surgery centers to tertiary care teaching hospitals. His service as President and Chief of Staff of a multi-facility hospital system, chair of committees on patient safety and clinical quality, and in other hospital and ASC management roles has prepared him for leading LifeLinc’s anesthesia management services team. Greg helps to meet the challenges of the changing healthcare market by combining the team-anesthesia concept with a high emphasis on quality, patient safety, efficiency and cost containment.
Greg graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine and completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Erica Warren has served as Chief Operations Officer for LifeLinc since 2009, overseeing both the strategic direction and day-to-day business operations of the company. She has been instrumental in maintaining consistent growth and stability at LifeLinc, primarily through the investment in a highly qualified group of providers and administrative staff. Erica champions LifeLinc’s staff effectiveness efforts by overseeing continuing education, industry-specific certifications and routine training for all specialists working with the company. Erica holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Memphis.
As CFO, Lisa Zyriek oversees all financial processes of LifeLinc by providing strategic direction and management of the finance department. She advises executive leadership on long-term business and financial planning while managing all financial forecasting, budgeting and fiscal reporting. Lisa brings over 23 years of financial, service-driven leadership to LifeLinc. She holds a Masters of Accountancy from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Jami Lazarov serves as LifeLinc’s General Counsel and manages the company’s legal team. Jami brings over 8 years of legal experience to the organization. In her role, Jami oversees clinical services agreements, employment contracting, health law and risk management, regulatory compliance, and general corporate matters. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and earned her Juris Doctor degree at the University of Miami School of Law. Jami is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Junior League of Memphis, Leo S. Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court, and the Association of Women Attorneys.
Jason Coleman, Senior Vice President of Anesthesia Services, works closely with physicians, surgeons, and clinical site leadership to manage the anesthetic needs of our patients and clients. Jason is integral in the strategic management of day-to-day operations of our clinical sites. He holds a Doctor of Health Administration from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and earned his Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from Virginia Commonwealth University. Jason has been with LifeLinc since February 2017.
Patrick Moss is the VP of Anesthesia Services and Education for LifeLinc. In his VP role, Patrick manages multiple clinical locations ensuring quality care and efficiency at each. He oversees all clinical education initiatives and spearheads LifeLinc Academy. In addition, he serves as the Clinical Liaison for the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia/ American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship. Patrick also provides acute pain management in multiple practice settings, serves as an acute pain management consultant and expert witness, holds basic and advanced cadaveric workshops, and is a nationally recognized speaker.
As VP of Strategy and Development, Kennon oversees the brand development and communications of LifeLinc by implementing strategic marketing objectives that facilitate business growth and resonate internally with employees. With over 15 years of marketing and advertising experience, Kennon manages all marketing and advertising channels of LifeLinc including social media, online advertising, website development, print advertising, referral marketing and community engagement. He is a proud graduate of the University of Mississippi.
Regina Cranshaw serves as the Director of Revenue Cycle at LifeLinc. Her role is to maximize reimbursement through management of the revenue cycle process and to analyze financial data to aid in decision-making and forecasting. Regina has over 20 years experience in multiple fields including information technology, medical coding and financial analysis.
Colleen Lacroix serves as Director of Quality and Compliance. In her role, Colleen optimizes clinical quality through analysis of clinical data and implements improvement strategies where needed. She oversees LifeLinc’s compliance and privacy programs, MIPS reporting, and internal auditing while ensuring HIPAA compliance through annual staff training. Colleen brings over 20 years of clinical and administrative experience to the position.
Brandie Lee serves as Director of Clinical Recruitment, bringing over 17 years of experience in clinical recruiting to LifeLinc. Brandie works closely with LifeLinc’s clinical leadership to strategically source anesthesia providers across the country. She oversees and implements initiatives in active lead generation, candidate outreach, lead nurturing, and anesthesia tradeshow travel.
Jordan McMillen brings over 10 years of human resources, managerial and payroll experience. In her position, Jordan oversees the planning, implementing, directing and administering of all aspects of the Human Resources department. She graduated with a Masters of Business Administration from Freed-Hardeman University and received her undergraduate at the University of North Carolina.
As Director of Operations, Sarah Mitchell leads clinical staffing efforts and works closely with clinical providers to ensure adequate case coverage at all locations. She manages LifeLinc's in-house credentialing department and takes a hands-on approach to each facility’s anesthesia team and their needs, resulting in staffing efficiency and clinical excellence. She earned her Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor’s degree in Professional Studies with a concentration in Healthcare Administration from the University of Memphis.
Julie Rodgers serves as LifeLinc’s Director of Finance bringing more than 10 years of experience in financial management and auditing to the organization. In her role, Julie is responsible for managing the daily financial and managerial accounting practices of the business including receivables/payables, revenue analysis and forecasting. She works closely with VPs and Directors to establish and maintain fiscal budgets for their respective departments. Julie holds a Masters in Business Administration, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northern Michigan University.
As Employee Relations Manager, Kenric Duncan works to fill administrative staffing needs at LifeLinc's corporate office. Along with corporate recruiting, he operates in the area of human resources by guiding new hires through the company’s onboarding process. Kenric’s determination and outgoing personality have given him great success in this role. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received his Master’s degree in Health Administration from the University of Memphis.
Andrew Tyra serves as LifeLinc’s Finance Manager. He manages daily accounting practices while acting as a liaison for the finance department and administrative team. Andrew earned his Bachelor’s degrees in Banking Finance and Managerial Finance form the University of Mississippi and received his Master’s degree in health administration from the University of Memphis.
Stacy Weigandt serves as LifeLinc’s Managed Care Contracting Manager analyzing and monitoring managed care contracts’ performance and operations. Stacy works closely with the billing and revenue cycle management teams to maximize relationships with LifeLinc’s payors. She brings over 14 years of healthcare revenue experience to LifeLinc. Stacy received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Memphis and a Masters in Health Informatics and Information Management from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
As Billing Manager, Demeeka Wright brings a wealth of medical billing experience to the LifeLinc team. Demeeka is responsible for leading and planning the operations of the billing team, managing billing team leads, and streamlining all billing policies/procedures to ensure efficient collections and exceptional customer service.
As Clinical Recruiter, Blake works closely with LifeLinc’s Director of Clinical Recruitment to source, select and secure the anesthesia field’s top talent for our facilities. Blake is a recent graduate of the Master of Health Administration program at the University of Memphis.
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LifeLinc recognizes that an exceptional anesthesia team enhances patient safety and experience. Your focus is on your patients’ needs. We understand that you need a strong foundation of staff in order to keep your focus on the people that need you most. Since 2003, we have helped facilities maximize profitability, reduce turnover and foster long-term employment relationships through our comprehensive anesthesia management.