CCI – An Industry Leader

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, CCI is comprised of a multi-talented team of executives with incomparable experience, dedication, and understanding of the healthcare industry. Our collective expertise offers innovative solutions to meet the challenges facing today’s healthcare providers and our hallmark is a straightforward business approach which builds mutually beneficial relationships with physicians.

Executive Bios
The seasoned leadership of CCI brings extensive experience in development, management, operations, finance, and marketing of outpatient surgical centers. Our management team serves as a single source for facility design, engineering, and construction.

E. Tony Reed
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

E. Tony Reed is President, Chief Executive Officer and serves as Director of the Corporation. He was founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of The Rehab Group, Inc. The Rehab Group was sold to Horizon/CMS Healthcare Corporation in late 1996. At the time of acquisition, The Rehab Group posted revenues of over $32 million from management of 26 owned and partially owned outpatient rehabilitation clinics in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Virginia. The Rehab Group also maintained contractual agreements with a group of patient care facilities, including acute care hospitals, nursing homes, and home health agencies.

Jeffrey L. Stockard
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jeffrey L. Stockard is Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Stockard has 18 years experience in the surgery center business, most recently at United Surgical Partners International, Inc. (USPI) and previously at Health Horizons, Inc., which merged with USPI. At USPI he served as Senior Vice President of Operations for the eastern division and at Health Horizons served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Controller. Prior to Health Horizons, he worked for 6 years at Cumberland Health Systems, a hospital management company, as director of information systems and later as Vice President and Controller. Mr. Stockard joined Cumberland Health Systems after working in the audit division of Arthur Andersen & Company.

John A. Savage
Vice President of Operations

John A. Savage, D.N.P., CRNA, APRN is Vice President of Operations. He has over 30 years of clinical and management experience in both single-specialty and multi-specialty ambulatory surgery centers and hospitals. During his career, Dr. Savage has worked in a variety of capacities with other notable companies such as HCA, Symbion and AmSurg as well as not-for-profit hospitals. Accordingly, he offers a wide variety of experience including budget planning and compliance, project development, equipment planning, preparation for licensure and renewal, JCAHO and AAAHC certification and OSHA compliance. He received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Case Western University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and Anesthesia education from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. In 2009, Dr. Savage received a LEAN Healthcare Certificate from the Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University and is implementing LEAN processes throughout the company’s operations including facility design.

Deborah A. Brannen
Director of Business Operations

Deborah A. Brannen, COC, CASCC is Director of Business Operations. With over 20 years experience in healthcare, she has developed business offices for Ambulatory Surgery Centers throughout the United States.  From 1995 to 1999, she was the Manager of Business Operations for AmSurg Corp.  Prior to AmSurg, she spent 10 years as the Claims Manager for John Deere Healthcare.

Her experience includes development, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures, training programs, manuals and medical record management for Ambulatory Surgery Centers.  In addition, she has extensive experience in auditing and improving processes for all aspects of revenue cycle management and Insurance contracting.

David Taliaferro
Vice President of Operations, Cancer Centers

David Taliaferro, RN – Vice President of Operations, Cancer Centers. He has worked in the healthcare industry for over 25 years, with the last six years spent developing new healthcare ventures. Mr. Taliaferro has experience in medical practice administration, consultation for physicians, business owners, architects, contractors and financial investment institutions. His experience includes budget planning and compliance, preparation for licensure and renewal, JCAHO certification, OSHA compliance and new project development.