Meet Our Team

Key Contacts

Mariah Leeson

Account Manager

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Shannon Miller

Account Manager

Brandon Perkett

Account Manager

Kate Woodside

Account Manager

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Ben Ashe

Client Support Specialist 

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Jacob Smith

Client Support Specialist II

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Jordan Smith

Client Support Specialist 

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Lisa Crawford

Provider Relations Manager

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Theresa Enos

Provider Relations Manager

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Jaime Iverson

Provider Relations Manager

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Rachel Stilson

Provider Relations Manager

Mike Krause

Operations Manager

Seymour Van Schoick

Manager, Cost Containment Solutions

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Alberta Berhannan

Director of Clinical Audits

Dani Vincent

Transplant Claims Manager

Chris Henderson

Medical Claims Director

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Julie Gonzalez

Contracts Manager 

Dana Roser

Contracts Manager

William Slocum IV

Contracts Manager

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Tracy Siegel

Director of Provider Relations

Alicia Coupens

Client Operations Manager

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Keoki Hallford

Client Operations Manager

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Michele Maupin

Operations Development Leader

Meg McMahon

Implementation Specialist

Business Development Team

Will Slocum

Vice President of Business Development

Will is an insurance industry veteran and a pioneer in the reference based pricing space. With decades of self-funding experience as a broker consultant, he is in a unique position to bring significant added value to 6 Degrees’ clients, as well as help shape solutions for tomorrow. He will be working with new and existing clients to implement our core products: reference based pricing, transplant & specialty networks, and claim cost containment. Will is based in Louisiana and holds a degree from Louisiana State University at Shreveport.

Brian Glock, MBA

Vice President of Business Development

Brian has been with 6 Degrees Health since January 2019. He started as Regional Director of Business Development and contributed significantly to the growth of the MediBridge suite of services.  In his new role as VP of Business Development, Brian continues to contribute to the exponential growth of the company in the areas of RBP and Cost Containment. Brian is a graduate of Michigan State University with an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Oregon Health and Science University.

Jeff Diekema, CEBS

Vice President of Business Development

Jeff has been in the benefits industry for 30 years, in roles ranging from sales and sales/marketing management to Third Party Administration operations and product development. Before joining 6 Degrees Health, Jeff held positions at a national Third Party Administrator as VP, Underwriting & Sales Support, and VP, Sales. His experience is in self-funded and alternative funding arrangements with an emphasis on transparency and innovative payment and savings initiatives. Jeff will be responsible for leading business development opportunities and executing growth strategies to develop value partners.

David Slepak

Vice President of Business Development

David’s mission is to play an active role in scaling strategies and solutions that fix our healthcare system. He mentors, collaborates, and strategizes with Advisors and consultants to implement these fixes including transparency, cost containment, and increasing access to care. David is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and has taken on many leadership roles in his local Phoenix chapter, including recently as Chapter President.

Staci Branham

Vice President of Business Development

Staci is a healthcare veteran with 27+ years of experience. She has served in many roles throughout her healthcare career, including ten years as Director of Health Services at a large Medicare, Medicaid, HMO, and Alabama-based TPA. She also served as Director of Clinical Management/Health Services for RxBenefits, and Regional Director of Sales for Southern Scripts. Staci will be responsible for leading business development opportunities and executing growth strategies to develop value partners.

Executive Team

Heath Potter, MBA

Chief Growth Officer

Heath has been involved in healthcare since 2004. As an industry expert, he actively participates in speaking engagements across the country. Prior to joining 6 Degrees Health, he led sales initiatives as Vice President of Sales & Development for a national Centers of Excellence (COE) network. In his role as Chief Growth Officer, Heath is responsible for all growth initiatives, business development, client relations, and strategic partnerships for 6 Degrees Health. Heath holds a business degree and an MBA from Washington State University, Carson College of Business.

Donald Lee

Vice President of Strategy & Underwriting

Donald started his healthcare career nearly two decades ago in the underwriting and actuarial field. Donald is an expert in healthcare risk financing and alternative risk strategies. His underwriting, actuarial and broker experience will take our understanding and integration with the risk financing market to the next level. He holds a degree in Mathematics, with an emphasis on Statistics and Computer Science.

Jill Miller

Vice President of Contracting

Jill has over 15 years of healthcare experience in claims and managed care contracting. Prior to joining 6 Degrees Health, Jill worked in varying leadership positions at a national transplant Centers of Excellence network where she developed and implemented contracting strategies. At 6 Degrees, Jill’s primary responsibility is network development and contract negotiations.

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Bonita Hatchett-Bodle, Esq.

General Counsel

Bonita is an accomplished ERISA and benefits attorney with over 25 years of experience in a variety of settings, from a large international law firm to General Counsel for a leading independent employee benefits organization. Bonita received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, her J.D. from the Rutgers Law School, and her LL.M. and Certificate in Employee Benefits Law from the Georgetown University Law Center.

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Doug Hanson

Chief Operating Officer

Doug is an operations veteran with over 20 years of leadership experience. He has built a career accelerating growth and driving operational efficiency across a variety of companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, Grubhub, and VividSeats. He brings extensive experience in sales, marketing, operations, and customer service. Doug’s unwavering focus on the customer while using data to make decisions has been vital to his success.

Danielle Cole

Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO

Danielle started her career in Human Resources due to her curiosity for human motivation. She developed this into sales and negotiations roles where she used this passion to establish relationships with customers. In her current role as Chief of Staff, she will assist the CEO with business objectives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization, combining her passion for business strategy and employee motivation.

Scott Ray, JD

Chief Executive Officer

Scott is the founder of 6 Degrees Health and an experienced attorney, accountant, and business executive. He started his career as an accountant and lawyer for Arthur Andersen and KPMG. After leaving the traditional legal practice, he dedicated his career to healthcare, devoting seven years as an SVP and General Counsel for a national transplant Centers of Excellence (COE) network. Today, he collaboratively leads 6 Degrees Health in pursuit of bringing creative and effective cost containment strategies to market.