Jeff has more than 12 years’ experience in healthcare, most recently serving as director of practice operations for Presbyterian Healthcare Services (PHS). Jeff provided oversight for the Heart and Vascular Program, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology. He was also responsible for the entire continuum of patient care for over 20,000 annual patient visits, including outpatient, inpatient, imaging, and surgical needs. While in this role, Jeff co-lead the hospital to Joint Commission and other national recognitions and certifications.
In addition, Jeff was director of practice operations for urgent and emergent services for seven PHS central New Mexico and two Santa Fe urgent care centers. Under his leadership, PHS developed and deployed the new PresNow dual emergency department and urgent care concept, as well as PHS’s first asynchronous online visit and same day appointment platform.
Jeff received a bachelor of arts degree in communication and journalism from the University of New Mexico and a master of business administration degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo.
A published researcher and licensed EMT paramedic, he also serves on the board of directors for ABQ Area Firefighter Random Acts and is a St. Jude Hero for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.