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T Shannon Tacker

Chief Executive Officer University Clinical Health 1407 Union Avenue Ste 700 Memphis, TN 38104 901-866-8864

director for UT Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists. Tacker also served as chief financial officer for Baptist Medical Group, Inc. and in two vice president roles at UT Medical Group, overseeing Adult Multispecialty Services and Revenue Services, Analysis and Decision Support.

Kurt W. Tauer, MD, FACP

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Tacker was appointed CEO of University Clinical Health in May of 2020. She is a CPA and brings more than 20 years of experience in health care administration, including senior-level management positions in finance and operations. Her areas of expertise include revenue cycle management, financial analysis, practice acquisitions, physician compensation, payer contracting, strategic planning and regulatory compliance. Most recently, she served as vice president and executive

Chairman West Cancer Center 7945 Wolf River Blvd Germantown, TN 38138 901-683-0055 westcancercenter.org

In February 2019, Dr. Tauer was appointed Chairman of West Cancer Center bringing 35 years of experience and success to lead the clinic into the next decade of growth. Along with Drs. William H. West and Lee Schwartzberg, Dr. Tauer was one of the original founding partners of West Clinic.

G. Coble Caperton Licensed Tennessee Attorney

37 years of experience

Practicing in the following areas: • Business and Commercial Law • Family Law • Personal Injury • Contracts Rule 31 General Civil/Family Mediator

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Alma Terrazas, MBA/HCM, CHC

Market Compliance Officer Saint Francis Healthcare 5959 Park Avenue Memphis, TN 38119 901-765-1000 saintfrancishosp.com Terrazas serves at Tenet’s Group Lead Compliance Officer for Texas and Tennessee. She has been with Tenet for more than 22 years. Terrazas holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from University of Phoenix.

Manoucheka Thermitus, MBA

Chief Operating Officer Saint Francis Hospital 5959 Park Avenue Memphis, TN 38119 901-765-1000

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As Chief Operating Officer for Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, Thermitus is responsible for all facets of operations for the 479bed hospital. Most recently, she served as Market Chief Strategy Officer, overseeing service line growth and business development. She has 15 years of leadership experience, including hospital operations, physician relations, strategic planning, service line planning and hospital expansion. Prior to joining the Saint Francis team, Thermitus served as Associate Administrator and Director of Business Development at North Shore Medical Center in Miami. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and an MBA from George Washington University.