Executive Teams and Organizational Charts

Executive Commissioner, Cecile Erwin Young

Chief of Staff, Kate Hendrix


Chief Public Affairs Officer, Hailey Kemp

Director of Communications, Dave Nelson
Director of Government and Stakeholder Relations, Jonathan Connors
Ombudsman, Joel Schwartz


Commissioner, Department of State Health Services, Dr. Jennifer Shuford


Chief Operating Officer, Maurice McCreary, Jr.

Deputy Executive Commissioner, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, Ricardo Blanco
Deputy Executive Commissioner, System Support Services, Chris Adams
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Procurement and Contracting Services, Kay Molina


Chief Financial Officer, Trey Wood

Deputy CFO, Chris Matthews
Director, Accounting, Paula Reed
Director and Chief Actuary, Actuarial Analysis, Michael Joyner
Director, Budget Management, Raymond Jasik
Director, Fiscal Program Coordination and Special Projects, April Ferrino
Director, Forecasting, Michael Ghasemi
Director, Payroll, Time, Labor & Leave, Mike Markl
Director, Provider Finance, Victoria Grady


Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer, Jordan Dixon

Deputy Executive Commissioner, Policy and Rules, Libby Camp Elliott
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Office of Transformation and Innovation, Misti Hair
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Office of Data, Analytics and Performance, Calvin Green
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Regulatory Services, Stephen Pahl
Deputy Executive Commissioner Compliance and Quality Control, Chad Riley


Chief Medicaid and CHIP Services Officer, Medicaid and CHIP Services, Stephanie Stephens

Deputy State Medicaid Director, Emily Zalkovsky
Chief Medical Director, Dr. Ryan D. Van Ramshorst
Deputy Executive Commissioner for Policy and Quality, Valerie Mayes
Deputy Executive Commissioner for Managed Care, Shannon Kelley
Deputy Executive Commissioner for Operations, Medicaid and CHIP Services, Dana L. Collins


Chief Program & Services Officer, Michelle Alletto

Deputy Chief Program & Services Officer, Molly Lester
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Access and Eligibility Services, Wayne Salter
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Family Health Services, Rob Ries
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Community Services, Haley Turner
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Behavioral Health Services, Sonja Gaines
Deputy Executive Commissioner, Health and Specialty Care System, Scott Schalchlin


Chief Counsel, Karen Ray

Deputy Chief Counsel, Director, Legal Services, Nycia Deal
Director, Appeals, Carole Hurley
Chief Privacy Officer and Director, Sarah Morrow
Chief Ethics Officer, David Reisman


Chief Audit Executive, Nicole Guerrero

Organizational Charts

Health and Human Services System Organizational Chart (PDF)

Health and Human Services Commission Functional Organizational Chart (PDF)