Meet Our Team

Key Contacts

Mariah Leeson

Account Manager

Meg McMahon

Account Manager

Brandon Perkett

Account Manager

Kate Woodside

Account Manager

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Sandra Skov

Sales Support Specialist 

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Ben Ashe

Client Support Specialist 

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Everett Bumgarner

Client Support Specialist 

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Erin Clark

Client Support Specialist 

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Caitlin Foreman

Client Support Specialist 

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Jade Fredrickson

Client Support Specialist 

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Julie Gonzalez

Client Support Specialist 

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Keoki Hallford

Client Support Specialist 

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Jacob Smith

Client Support Specialist 

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Jordan Smith

Client Support Specialist 

Sarah Summers

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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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Greg Lacke

Provider Relations Manager

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Rachel Stilson

Provider Relations Manager

Ashley Real

Project 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

Kim Otanic

Contracts Manager

Dana Roser

Contracts Manager

William Slocum IV

Contracts Specialist

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Bill McNabb

Director of Product

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Tracy Siegel

Director of Provider Relations

Alicia Coupens

Client Experience Manager

Katie Hardage

Client Experience Manager

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Michele Maupin

Client Experience Manager

Brian Miller

Implementation Director

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.

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.

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.

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.

Neal Franzer

Vice President of Operations

Neal has ten years of experience as a Project and Operations Manager for Cardinal Health. He was the fourth employee at 6 Degrees Health, and currently oversees claim repricing and cost containment negotiations. Neal is also active throughout the business development process and with the implementation of new clients.

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.

Rob Archibald

Chief Information Officer

Rob is a seasoned technology leader and entrepreneur. He began his career at Intel developing software and technology solutions for users throughout the world. He later served as Chief Technology Officer for EndFirst creating custom business software. Rob is passionate about building tools that delight customers and make life easier and more fun. He is thrilled to be at 6 Degrees Health building secure and reliable solutions for affordable, high-quality healthcare.

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Doug Hanson

Chief Operating Officer 

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.