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Presbyterian Healthcare Services Leadership

Dale Maxwell

Dale Maxwell

President and Chief Executive Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Dale Maxwell serves as president and chief executive officer of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

Mr. Maxwell has held a variety of senior leadership positions since joining the organization in 2002. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer, overseeing all financial aspects of the organization as well as information technology, data and analytics, market development and expansion.

In addition, he serves on the boards of directors for TriCore Reference Laboratories, the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Central New Mexico, for which he is the 2020 Campaign Chair. He is also a member of the Albuquerque Economic Forum and the Sandia Preparatory School Board of Trustees.

Mr. Maxwell earned a Master of Healthcare Administration from Seton Hall University in New Jersey and a Bachelor of Accountancy from New Mexico State University.

H. David Arredondo

H. David Arredondo, MD, FACS

President, Presbyterian Medical Group

H. David Arredondo, MD, FACS, serves as president of Presbyterian Medical Group (PMG), New Mexico’s largest system of healthcare providers, with more than 1,100 providers in 60 specialties at more than 100 clinics throughout the state.

In his current role, Dr. Arredondo oversees clinical quality, performance, physician and advanced practice clinician recruitment and compensation, as well as strategic planning and clinical performance for the 10 major clinical programs within PMG.

Dr. Arredondo is a board-certified general surgeon and practiced in Albuquerque for more than 20 years. He has been a diplomate to the American Board of Surgery since 1989 and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Prior to joining Presbyterian, Dr. Arredondo served in the Air Force Reserve as a major and was on active duty during Operation Desert Storm.

Dr. Arredondo received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed an internship and residency at the Hospital of St. Rafael in New Haven, Connecticut.

Julie Bonello

Julie Bonello

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Julie Bonello serves as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

Ms. Bonello is charged with leading, managing and directing all Information Technology assets across Presbyterian’s health plan and delivery system ensuring alignment with Presbyterian’s vision. Previously, she has held CIO positions with Rush Health, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Access Community Health Network, and Cook County Health and Hospital Systems. She has also held management positions in healthcare technology consulting with First Consulting Group and Price Waterhouse.

Ms. Bonello is a founding member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) organization and a CHIME Public Policy Committee member. A past Council Member of the State of Illinois Healthcare Information Advisory Committee, she has also served as a member of the Medicaid Health Information Exchange (HIE) Workgroup, the HIE Telehealth Workgroup, and on the Board of Directors for Near North Health Service Corp.

Her community service work includes roles as Planning Commissioner for the Village of Michiana and Community Local School representative for Chicago Public Schools.

She received a master’s degree in computer science from DePaul University and a nursing degree from Rush University Medical Center. She is a Certified Healthcare CIO.

Ryan Burt

Ryan Burt, JD

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Ryan Burt serves as senior vice president and general counsel for Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

In his role, Mr. Burt advises Presbyterian on health law, regulatory compliance and risk management. He has more than 20 years of experience advising healthcare organizations, including care delivery organizations and insurers. Previously, he was co-chair of the Health Care Practice Group at DeWitt, Mackall, Crounse & Moore, a law firm in Minnesota. He also served as general counsel for the nation’s largest high-risk insurance pool and was counsel for a first-of-its-kind integrated rural health partnership.

He is a member of the American Excess Association Board of Directors and a member of the Subscribers’ Advisory Committee of the American Excess Insurance Exchange.

Mr. Burt earned his law degree at the University of Minnesota and his undergraduate degree at the University of North Dakota.

Brandon Fryar

Brandon Fryar

President, Presbyterian Health Plan

Brandon Fryar serves as president of Presbyterian Health Plan (PHP), a subsidiary of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare. PHP is the largest private company in New Mexico and provides approximately 650,000 members with commercial, Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid plans.

Previously, Mr. Fryar was chief financial officer of PHP. Prior to joining Presbyterian, he was a partner at Moss Adams LLP, where he led the development of a healthcare audit and consulting practice. Mr. Fryar began his career with KPMG, LLP, where he served in a variety of audit and consulting capacities specializing in healthcare and property and casualty insurers.

He serves as a member of the PHP Board of Directors, as well as on the boards of several other organizations, including the Alliance for Community Health Plans, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, and the Health Plan Alliance.

Mr. Fryar is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from New Mexico State University.

Donna Garcia

Donna Garcia

Senior Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Donna Garcia serves as senior vice president and interim chief financial officer for Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in New Mexico with more than 1,100 providers in 60 specialties at more than 100 clinics throughout the state.

She has been with the organization since 1989. During her tenure at Presbyterian, Ms. Garcia has served in a variety of leadership positions throughout Presbyterian’s integrated healthcare system in areas related to finance, strategy, and provider network relations. Most recently, she served as the chief financial officer for the Presbyterian delivery system.

Ms. Garcia has served on several community boards and currently serves as the Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee for the Menaul School in Albuquerque.

She is a Certified Public Accountant and earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of New Mexico.

Carolyn Green

Carolyn Green, RN, BSN, MBA

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Presbyterian Delivery System

Carolyn Green, RN, BSN, MBA, serves as senior vice president and chief nursing officer of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in New Mexico with more than 1,100 providers in 60 specialties at more than 100 clinics throughout the state.

A registered nurse for more than 35 years, Ms. Green has extensive nursing leadership experience. In her current role, she provides vision and leadership for the nursing teams throughout Presbyterian’s nine hospitals, medical groups and related service areas. Since joining Presbyterian in 2013, she has championed the work that earned five Presbyterian hospitals Baby Friendly designations.

Ms. Green serves as board chair for the March of Dimes and is on the board of directors for the New Mexico Center for Nursing. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders and the New Mexico Organization of Nurse Leaders.

She holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska.

Clay Holderman

Clay Holderman

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Clay Holderman serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer for Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

In his role, Mr. Holderman leads operational alignment across the health system and focuses on the continued transformation of care delivery to achieve the Quadruple Aim. Prior to his current role, he was chief operating officer for Presbyterian’s delivery system and served as administrator of Presbyterian Hospital. Throughout his 18 years of healthcare leadership, he has been involved in new program development, hospital consolidation, new hospital conception and construction, and health system performance improvement. He began his career as a physician recruiter and has more than two decades of experience in investor-owned and not-for-profit healthcare leadership.

He has been active in the community, including serving in Chambers of Commerce, Rotary, United Way, Quality New Mexico, American Hospital Association, New Mexico Children’s Youth and Families Department, The Health Management Academy, Make-A-Wish New Mexico Board, Relay for Life, Maranatha Children’s Home in Haiti and other civic and religious organizations.

Mr. Holderman earned a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University and an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University. He completed a Fellowship in Health System Leadership from The Health Management Academy’s GE Fellows Program.

Tim Johnsen

Tim Johnsen, FACHE

Senior Vice President, Hospital Operations, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Tim Johnsen, FACHE, serves as senior vice president, hospital operations at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico with more than 1,100 providers in 60 specialties at more than 100 clinics throughout the state.

In his role, Mr. Johnsen oversees all operations across Presbyterian’s eight hospitals with a specific focus on patient quality, safety, experience, growth, stewardship and expansion of a daily management system across the organization. He has more than 25 years of healthcare experience, most recently as hospital division chair for INTEGRIS Health in Oklahoma, where he also served as president of its flagship facility, INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center. Previously, he served as president/chief executive officer of several Mercy Health hospitals. He began his career as a registered nurse in critical care, emergency services and air-medical services.

Mr. Johnsen has served on numerous community and non-profit boards and as a Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives in Oklahoma.

He earned his master’s degree in business administration from Webster University in St. Louis, his master’s degree in health services administration from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, and his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Southwest Missouri State University.

Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell, MD

Senior Vice President, Chief Medical and Clinical Transformation Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Jason Mitchell, MD, is senior vice president, chief medical and clinical transformation officer for Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare through hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group and Presbyterian Health Plan.

In his role, Dr. Mitchell focuses on redesigning clinical practice at the system level and transforming the role of physician executive to better serve clinicians and patients through rapid changes in healthcare. He oversees the organization’s fully capitated risk arrangements and leads delivery system case management, organizational quality and accreditation, clinical informatics and enterprise population health. In addition, he leads a team of more than 1,100 physicians and advanced practice clinicians across more than 40 clinical locations and has clinical oversight for medical staff operations at nine hospital campuses. Board certified in both family medicine and clinical informatics, he continues to see patients as a family practice physician at Presbyterian Medical Group.

Dr. Mitchell is a member of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Leadership Alliance, The Health Management Academy, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the Greater Albuquerque Medical Society and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Mitchell earned both his medical degree and his undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico, where he also completed his residency in family medicine.

Michele Reeves

Michele Reeves

Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Michele Reeves is vice president and chief inclusion and diversity officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

In her role, Ms. Reeves oversees an enterprise-wide inclusion and diversity strategy designed to champion initiatives and programs that cultivate an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone is valued and empowered for success.

Ms. Reeves has served as a leader and practitioner in diversity, leadership development and executive coaching in global and national organizations for over two decades. Prior to joining Presbyterian in 2019, she served as the head of Diversity and Inclusion for a Fortune 500 wealth management organization and served on the board of the Tampa Bay Nonprofit Leadership Center. She was recognized in 2018 as a “Top Diversity Executive” by Black Enterprise magazine and won two national Diversity awards. She was named one of Albuquerque Business First’s 2020 Women of Influence.

She currently serves on the Executive Board of the Albuquerque Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.

Ms. Reeves earned her master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from James Madison University. She earned her Professional Certified Coach credential in 2012.

Ries Robinson, MD

Ries Robinson, MD

Chief Innovation Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Ries Robinson, MD, is chief innovation officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

In his role, Dr. Robinson helps Presbyterian identify, pilot, adopt and scale innovation for the benefit of patients and members. As part of this initiative, he focuses on patient access with the goal of reducing the burden on providers and empowering patients to better manage their health conditions. Dr. Robinson also leads the Graphite Health initiative, a collective of health systems working together to ensure that every data-related process and transaction prioritizes patients and providers.

Prior to joining Presbyterian, Dr. Robinson founded Rodin Scientific LLC, Medici Technologies LLC, Inlight Solutions, VeraLight, Luminous Medical, TruTouch Technologies and Lumidigm, entrepreneurial endeavors that have generated more than 40 U.S. patent applications.

Dr. Robinson is currently a member of the Rhodes Board of Directors, serves on the American Hospital Association Center for Health Innovation Leadership Council and participates with both Healthcare Innovators Professional Society and Aspen Group. He previously served on Presbyterian Healthcare Services’ Board of Directors.

Dr. Robinson holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. ​

Todd Sandman

Todd Sandman

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Todd Sandman is senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

In his role, Mr. Sandman oversees the organization’s annual strategic planning cycle, marketing, communications, public relations, public policy advocacy, and data and analytics, and plays a key role in business and market development. He frequently presents across the country on the success of Presbyterian’s integrated model. He has worked in healthcare for more than two decades and joined Presbyterian in 2001. Previously, he worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., as a deputy press secretary for a U.S. senator, press secretary for a U.S. congressman and on federal political campaigns.

Mr. Sandman has held board positions for several community organizations and currently sits on the board of directors of Albuquerque Economic Development and chairs the New Mexico Ethics in Business Award Selection Committee.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in political communications from George Washington University and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University.

Joanne Suffis

Joanne Suffis

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Joanne Suffis serves as senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare.

Ms. Suffis has worked in the human resources field for more than two decades. Prior to joining Presbyterian in 2013, she served as vice president of human resources for Swedish Health Services in Seattle and as executive director and interim vice president of human resources at the University of Washington.

She currently serves on the Business Advisory Council for the College and Career High School, a collaboration between Albuquerque Public Schools and Central New Mexico Community College.

Ms. Suffis earned her master’s degree in industrial relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Rhode Island. She also holds a certificate in high performance leadership from Cornell University.

Beth Tibbs

Beth Tibbs

Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Presbyterian Medical Group

Beth Tibbs serves as senior vice president and chief operations officer for Presbyterian Medical Group (PMG), New Mexico’s largest system of healthcare providers with more than 1,100 providers in 60 specialties at more than 100 clinics throughout the state.

Ms. Tibbs brings more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience to her current role, in which she oversees PMG operations. She joined Presbyterian in 2004 and previously served as administrator for Presbyterian Surgical Services.

In addition, Ms. Tibbs serves on the Albuquerque Ambulatory Eye Surgery Center Board and the New Mexico Surgery Center Board. She is an active volunteer at Sagebrush Church.

Ms. Tibbs attended Wayland Baptist University in Lubbock, Texas, where she earned both her bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration and her master’s degree in management with an emphasis on human resources.