Chief Executive Officer
Christie Spencer, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, has more than 30 years of experience in multiple facets of the healthcare industry including managed care, clinical and claims management and physician practice management. She most recently served as Chief Operating Officer for Passport, a provider service network in Kentucky with over 300K in membership. Mrs. Spencer also served as Chief Operating Officer of Evolent Health. Ms. Spencer earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from State University of New York at Oswego and a Master in Business Administration from Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dan Sontheimer, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Dan Sontheimer, M.D. is the organization’s Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Sontheimer served as the President of Baptist Medical Group and Chief Transformation Officer and Senior Vice President of Baptist Health Care Corporation. Prior to moving to Pensacola, Dr. Sontheimer was the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President at Cox Health. He earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas Medical School, and completed his residency in Family Medicine in Spartanburg, S.C. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.
Chief Compliance Officer
Alicia Skolrood has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare. She previously served as the Executive Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance for Baptist Health Care. Skolrood oversees compliance, contract management and government relations for Lighthouse Health Plan. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Administration from the University of West Florida and a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University.
Chief Operating Officer
Marla Purvis recently relocated to Pensacola from Atlanta where she was the Chief Operating officer at WellCare of Georgia. Purvis has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and managed care including areas of expertise in quality improvement, network management, provider operations, encounters and behavioral health operations. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Metheny has more than 15 years of experience in managed care finance. He previously served as the Finance Director at a Centene affiliate in Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Accounting from Bowling Green State University, and a Masters in Accounting from the University of North Florida.