RHN's Senior Leadership Team is well versed in industry fundamentals, educated in the evolution of the health care services industry, and share a common vision for RHN's continued growth.
- Rick Love
Chief Executive Officer
- Morgan Leak, MD
Chief Medical Officer
- Cynthia Wetzel
Chief Quality Officer
- Derek Martin
Chief Financial Officer
- Michael Hemphill
Chief Operations Officer
- Ashley Venhaus
- Sandy Logan
Director of Revenue Cycle Management
- Benson Lovett
Regional Director of Operations
- Jennifer Pattison
Director of Employee Relations & Corporate Development
Rick Love - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Love has 18 years of diverse healthcare administration and physician practice management experience with a background in financial operations, business development, physician partnerships and strategic planning, for both non-profit and proprietary healthcare entities, including hospitals and outpatient clinics. He is experienced in start-ups and turnarounds, with multi-location responsibility.
Mr. Love holds a BBA in Economics from West Texas State University, an MPA with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Texas Tech University, and an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Amberton University in Dallas, TX.
Morgan Leak, MD - Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Leak, a midland native, completed undergraduate studies at University of Texas of the Permian Basin and received his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock. Dr. Leak completed his residency training at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Internal Medicine program in Amarillo. While completing his residency Dr. Leak also served as Chief Resident and as a board member for the General Medical Education Committee. In addition to being the Chief Medical Officer for RHN, he is currently Medical Director for Hospice Care of the Southwest in Amarillo.
Cynthia Wetzel - Chief Quality Officer
Ms. Wetzel has 18 years of experience as a Registered Nurse and successful performance in the medical/healthcare field, emphasizing management, and census development, including Director of Admissions and Director of Clinical Liaisons in acute care and rehabilitation environments. She has a strong expertise in recruiting physicians across all specialties and maintaining excellent business relationships, demonstrating leadership skills with a high capacity to influence, persuade, and negotiate effectively. Her clinical experience includes Critical Care, NICU, PICU, and L&D. She holds a NCC specialty certification as a Certified Inpatient Obstetric Registered Nurse.
Derek Martin - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Martin has 18 years experience in the area of accounting, auditing and financial management for both public and private entities. His background includes extensive knowledge in management, reporting and compliance at the state, federal and international level for multiple domestic and foreign investment vehicles. He is experienced in the management of auditing, tax compliance and preparation, general business operations and human resources.
Mr. Martin holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University and an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Amberton University in Dallas, TX.
Michael Hemphill - Chief Operations Officer
Prior to joining the RHN Team in January 2004, Mr. Hemphill worked for University Medical Center in Lubbock and Baylor Health Care System in Dallas. Mr. Hemphill’s expertise is in capital project management, capital and operational budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting.
Mr. Hemphill holds a BS in Psychology from Texas Tech University, and an MPA with a concentration in Health Care Administration also from Texas Tech University.
Ashley Venhaus - Practice Administrator
Prior to joining the RHN team in March of 2012, Ms. Venhaus worked at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas from 2004 to 2012. Ms. Venhaus has widespread experience in the areas of: operational management, staff development and training, performance management, and physician relations.
Ms. Venhaus holds a BBA in Management from Texas Tech University and is a member of Medical Group Management Association.
Sandy Logan - Director of Revenue Cycle Management
Ms. Logan has 31 years of experience in the Revenue Cycle management field in both profit and non-profit medical group settings. Her expertise includes: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), claims management, governmental regulations, and billing requirements for government and third party payers.
Ms. Logan also holds a Certified Professional Coder certification.
Benson Lovett - Regional Director of Operations
Prior to joining the RHN team in July 2011, Benson Lovett worked at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, TX from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Lovett has widespread experience in the areas of: medical and dental practice management, staff development and training, and human relations.
Jennifer Pattison - Director of Employee Relations & Corporate Development
Ms. Pattison has comprehensive Human Resources experience in the areas of: recruitment, staff development and training, benefits and compensation, organizational development, performance management, policy and procedure development, and legal compliance. Prior to joining the RHN team in February of 2012, Ms. Pattison worked for a global advertising agency in Austin, TX.
Ms. Pattison holds a BA in Social Sciences from the California State University at Chico, a Senior Professional in Human Resources certification and a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional certification.