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Meet the Faculty

Practice Management Institute® (PMI) faculty, associate instructors and content contributors are down-to-earth experts in practice management with experience in key areas of medical practice management, coding, reimbursement, and compliance. They have a knack for articulating complex information in an easy to understand way. Generous with their knowledge, these talented professionals bring topics to life with real-world examples to help learning retention. Armed with detailed course manuals and hands-on exercises, PMI instructors challenge class participants to dig deeper and help with learning retention. Class participants come away from these programs with tools, tips and resources to help stimulate individual job performance and improve practice productivity and compliance.

Pam Joslin Pam Joslin, MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CEMA

Pam has more than 20 years of medical practice management, coding, reimbursement and compliance experience. She has managed in medical practices ranging from single to multi-specialty groups, in... more

Tom Stevens Thomas Alan Stevens, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CCS-P, CPC

Tom has more than 20 years of experience in medical practice management, coding, revenue recovery, compliance, and regulatory changes. He also has a long history teaching proper coding guideline... more

Maxine Collins Maxine Inman Collins, MBA, CPA, CMC, CMIS, CMOM

Maxine has more than thirty years of experience in medical practice management, adult education and general business. She has taught courses at various levels, including teaching business communic... more

GeoJan Wright GeoJan Wright, CMC, CMIS, CMOM

GeoJan has more than 25 years of health care experience in all phases of management, business operations, state and federal regulations. She has worked in billing and collection operations, huma... more

Robert W. Liles Robert W. Liles, JD, MBA, MS

Washington D.C. attorney, Robert Liles, leads the Washington D.C.- based legal team that developed and maintains the curriculum and examination protocols for PMI’s Certified Medical Compliance Off... more

D. K. Everitt D. K. Everitt, CMCO, CCO

D.K. Everitt is a certified medical compliance officer with over thirty years experience in practice management, the development and management of medium to large medical facilities, and the devel... more

Lisa Maciejewski-West Lisa Maciejewski-West, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, MCS-P

Lisa has been involved in the medical billing, management and consulting field since 1982. In 2006, she founded Gold Star Medical Business Services, an award winning company that provides remote... more

Jimmie Hebert Jimmie Hebert, CMC, CMIS, CMOM

Jimmie has traveled the country teaching physicians, medical practice administrators and staff about the latest issues in medical practice management. Her background includes management of several ... more

Misty Nelson Misty Nelson, LPN, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO

Misty has more than 12 years of healthcare experience. Her nursing background combined with her management experience, industry knowledge and natural teaching ability are the perfect fit for the... more

Linda D'Spain Linda L. D’Spain, CMPE, CMC,CMIS, CMOM, CMCO

Linda is President of her medical practice management consulting firm, D’Spain Consulting. She travels the country conducting national seminars, workshops and webinars and consulting with physicia... more

Ione Broussard Ione M. Broussard, CMOM

Ione is a veteran of the healthcare industry with more than 30 years of experience in medical practice management, healthcare, marketing, business development, purchasing, risk management, and gove... more

Corporate Partner Instructors

Lynn Robinson
Lynn Robinson, CMC, CMOM

The Medical Society of Delaware
Lynn has been in the health care field for 30 years with experience in medical practice administration, finance...


Debra Pichardo
Debra Pichardo, CMC

Debra has 18 years of experience in the field of medical billing and has an Associate’s Degree in Clinical Sciences. Her experi...


Sherita Eastmon Sutton
Sherita Eastmon Sutton, MPH, CMA

Sherita has more than 20 years of well-rounded healthcare experience. She wears many hats of knowledge in clinical, education, leader...

Deborah Rozanski
Deborah L. Rozanski, CMC

Deborah is a skilled medical administration professional with more than 30 years working with medical practices, Deborah L. Rozanski serves as a Prac...


Deborah McNeilance
Deborah McNeilance, B.S., CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CPC

Deborah McNeilance is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable professional with more than 35 years in the healthcare field. She holds a Bachelor of Scienc...


Lesley Wagner
Lesley S. Wagner, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CPC, CPC-I, CPB

Lesley delivers more than 15 years of successful experience in the healthcare industry. As the Practice Advocacy Manager for the Me...


Cole Kaleta
Cole Kaleta MBA, CMPE, CMOM

Cole has more than ten years of general business experience including medical practice management, hospital administration, and insura...

AAPPM Corporate Instructor Team

Andrew Schneider
Andrew Schneider, DPM

Dr. Andrew Schneider is in private practice in Houston, Texas at Tanglewood Foot Specialists. He is a Fellow and member of the Board of Trustees and President Elect of the American Academy of Po... more

Brooke Weaver
Brooke Weaver, CMOM, FAAPPM

Brooke has been a Practice Administrator for over 12 years for a podiatry practice in Wichita, KS. In addition to working as a practice administrator she is also an EHR and Technical Solutions C... more

Jeffrey Frederick
Jeffrey Frederick, DPM

Dr. Frederick is a National lecturer on Practice Management, Revenue Cycle Management and Billing and Coding. He has been in medical practice for 29 years, past president of the American Academy... more

John Guiliana
John Guiliana, MD

Dr. Guiliana is a nationally recognized speaker and author on topics pertaining to medical practice management. He currently is the Managing Partner of Collaborative Practice Solutions, which is... more

John Leardi
John W. Leardi, Esq.

John is Chairman of Buttaci Leardi & Werner LLC in Princeton, New Jersey. His firm represents a diverse range of individual and institutional healthcare clients in both adversarial and transacti... more

Rem Jackson
Rem Jackson

Rem Jackson is the President and CEO of Top Practices, LLC, in Lancaster, PA, a company he founded to help podiatrists and other professionals, businesses and educators to reach their full poten... more

Sam Guillory
Sam Guillory, PMAC, CMOM-POD

With more than a decade of experience in podiatric practice management, Sam Guillory has a healthy obsession with feet! She has become an acclaimed speaker for the AAPPM and ASPMA, and continues... more

Associate Instructors

Libby Purser
Libby Purser, CHI, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CPC, CRC

Libby has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 20 years. She is a Billing and Coding Manager for a multi-specialty provider network of more than 55 physicians where she has worked for 16... more

Tracy Taylor
Tracy Taylor, CMC, CMIS, CMOM

One of the more recent additions to the Associate Instructor family at Practice Management Institute, Tracy Taylor comes with over ten years’ experience in the medical field. She holds each of P... more

Sanya Belcher
Sanya Belcher, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CPC, ICD-10 Trainer, Risk Adjustment Coder

Sanya joins Practice Management Institute as an Associate Instructor bringing with her more than 12 years of multi-specialty experience. She is very knowledgeable in most medical specialties in... more

Susan Chavez
Susan Chavez, CMC, CMIS, CMOM

Susan has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field. She has extensive knowledge in coding and billing. In her current role, she performs chart audits as part of the Revenue Cycle Ma... more

Audrey Coaxum

Audrey is a hands-on specialist with more than 15 years of well-rounded experience in the healthcare industry. She has overseen the development and implementation of policy and procedures relati... more

Merrilee Severino
Merrilee Severino, CPC, CPM, CMMP, NC

Merrilee has more than 25 years of experience working with physicians to help start, market, or overhaul their practices. Helping physicians add additional revenue streams to allow providers to ... more

Alicia Kellett, CPC, CMOM, CPCI
Alecia Kellett, CMOM, CPC, CPC-I

Alecia D. Kellett, health care instructor at Greenville Technical College, has more than 14 years of experience in the health care field.

Alecia began her journey as a medical coder, quic... more

Margaret Pruszka, MBA, CMC
Margaret Pruszka, MBA, CMC

Margaret has more than 20 years of experience in medical and academic practices working in various positions including Medical Administrative Specialist, Reimbursement Manager, and Practice Admi... more

Jan Hailey

Jan Hailey has more than 20 years of experience in health care with proficiency in administration, coding, and billing roles. Jan Hailey joined Saint Joseph Physician Network in South Bend, Indi... more

Sunjanel Avecilla
Sunjanel Avecilla, EMT-P, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CPC

Sunjanel Avecilla is a faculty member for Practice Management Institute with more than 12 years of working experience in the healthcare industry. In addition to obtaining her training and licens... more

Jenny Pauley
Jenny Pauley, CMC, CMOM

Jenny entered the medical field almost 25 years ago as a billing clerk. Since then, she has worked in all aspects of a medical office from the front to the back. She has experience in medical pr... more HOME | Curriculum | Locate a Class | Online Training Center | Discussion Forum | Sitemap | Policies | Contact Us!
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