2022 / 2023 Board of Directors


Karen McCandless, MBA, BSN, RN
Administrative Director, Physician Practices
Memorial Physician Group
3329 Johnson St.
Hollywood, FL 33021

President Elect

Kory Thomas
Gastro Florida
3001 Executive Drive, Ste 130
Clearwater, FL  33762



David Young, MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS
Clinical Support Supervisor

Tallahassee Orthopedic CLinic
3334 Capital Medical Blvd, Suite 400
Tallahassee, FL  32308   

ACMPE Forum Representative


Linda R. ClenDening, MS, FACMPE
Women’s Health Specialists
3498 NW Federal Hwy
Jensen Beach, FL  34957

Past President

Patricia Pugh
Practice Administrator
Jacksonville Center for Reproductive Medicine
7051 Southpoint Parkway, #200
Jacksonville, FL  32216

Vice President - North West

Debbie Stearns, CPA, CMPE
Executive Director
The Women's Group
2114 Airport Blvd., Suite 1000
Pensacola  FL  32504

Vice President - North East

Mischelle Register
Practice Manager
Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute
10475 Centurion Parkway N. Ste. 303
Jacksonville, FL 32256


Vice President - Central


Vice President - South East

Johanna Williams
Practice Manager
Memorial Physician Group
3329 Johnson St.
Hollywood, FL 33021

Member At Large

Kevin Pizzuti, CMPE
Gastroenterology Associates of Ocala
1901 SE 18th Avenue, Bldg. 400
Ocala, FL 34471

Member At Large

Rob Parker, MBA, CMPE, CPXP
Administrator, Physician Practices
Memorial Healthcare System - Practice Mgmt.
2900 Corporate Way
Miramar, FL  33025

Executive Director

Lisa Oliphant Beard
Executive Director 
Florida MGMA 
P.O. Box 380124
Birmingham, AL 35238-0124 
Phone: (205) 981-0011
Fax: (205) 981-2901