Ms. Finnel has 35 years of experience in the health care industry. Since January 2007, Debbie has held the position of Executive Vice President of the expansion markets of the MCCI Group concentrating on the growth of MCCI family medical centers. Prior to MCCI, Debbie was President of Advantage Care, where she led the startup of the Medicare Plan. She also served as Chief Operating Officer of Metropolitan Health Networks for eight years and was elected to the Board of Directors. Debbie was also President and Chief Operating Officer of Advanced HealthCare Inc. and managed and owned physician practices in multiple states. She served as Regional Director with Family Care Inc., the largest affiliate of the International Medical Centers, the Florida First Medicare and Choice HMO.
Debbie is the granddaughter of Pearl Mae Kreidler. Her lifelong mission was to start a foundation to care for seniors. Thus, in carrying on the philosophy of her grandmother, the Pearl Mae Foundation was created in 2016.
Brent Hood is the Chief Executive Officer for Your Home Advantage (YHA), a health care management company. His responsibilities include leading the development and execution of the YHA long-term strategy with a goal to creating shareholder value. Brent is successful at starting, building and improving the performance, value and profitability of companies. His leadership role also entails day-to-day management for implementing long-term plans, and he acts as direct liaison to the Board. Some of Brent’s other accomplishments include successfully managing three large at-risk Medicare Centers, being board-certified with the American Board of Managed Care and having certification in Quality Management. Brent is the grandson of Pearl Mae Kreidler.
Philip Sprinkle focuses his practice on health care law with an emphasis on physician groups, medical centers and affiliated providers, in a broad range of corporate and regulatory matters. Mr. Sprinkle also specializes in non-profit law assistance. He is a frequent lecturer and writer on health care and corporate matters from taxable and tax-exempt financing to medical staff matters in academic medicine. His speaking engagements include nationally recognized entities such as the American Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association and Georgetown Corporate Counsel Institute. Mr. Sprinkle is also involved in numerous state organizations such as the Health Care Financial Management chapters in Virginia and Florida and the Health Lawyers Division of the Virginia State Bar. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Miami, where he teaches Health Care Finance and Regulation.
Dr. Reddy has been a practicing hospitalist for more than a decade since his graduation from The University of Texas and has held a number of prominent roles during his distinguished career. He has been the medical director for several health care entities, overseen the intensive care unit at North Bay Hospital and served as the Chief of Medicine at Christus Spohn. He held faculty positions in the residency programs at the University of North Texas School of Osteopathic Medicine and at Christus Spohn, where he is also a member of the professional review, credentials and quality committees and co-chairman of the department of medicine. He also served as the President of Medical Staff for the Christus Spohn Health System and also as a Chief of Staff for Care Regional Medical Center. Highly respected for his commitment to the provision of quality health care, he was recognized by House Resolution of the 83rd legislative session of the Texas House of Representatives. Dr. Reddy currently works as Chief Medical Officer and Program Director for MCCI Hospitalist Group and Advinity.
Nadia Barreto-Najarro, MHA has over eighteen years of experience in the healthcare arena, in both the Midwest and Southeast Florida. She has effectively worked in the field of genetic research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in detailing possible treatments for renal failure and cardiovascular disease. In pursuing her Master’s degree in HealthCare Administration she has crossed over to the management of healthcare programs for HIV, whereby she was instrumental in creating the strategic comprehensive health care plan for the entire Palm Beach County. In 2016 she was offered the position of Regional Director of Enrollment for the Palm Beach PACE program and has efficiently managed a team of coordinators to actively increase business development and exposure to the overall community.
Paola Pouponneau-Nisbett, MSW, MBA has over fourteen years of experience in the mental health, health care and long-term care industries. Her most extensive level of service has been with the senior population in long term care. She has led the efforts of multiple patient care strategies, facilitating clinical student learning through an internship program for BSW and MSW level students from FAU and Barry University. Her career expanded when she joined the Morselife, Health Systems family in the summer of 2009, where she managed a great team of social workers, controlling budgets and maximizing operational efficiency. She was supported by her Morselife Health Systems’ administrative team in her accomplishment of her pursuit of an MBA in Health Care Administration, from which she was promoted to the Executive Director of the Palm Beach PACE Program in 2021.